Accreditations and Rankings
University Grants Commission
UPES is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2(f) of UGC Act, 1956. The Degrees awarded by UPES are recognized by the UGC. Click here to view Letter of UGC on Recognition of UPES.
National Assessment and Accreditation Council
UPES was accredited with Grade A and CGPA 3.02. (1st March 2021 – 28th February 2026). The NAAC Accreditation visit for 2nd cycle was conducted from 25th – 27th February 2021.
Established by Uttrakhand State Government
UPES was established in the year 2003 through the UPES Act (2003) of the State Legislature of Uttrakhand and listed under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act 1956 and has expanded the UPES charter under the ‘UPES (Amendment) Act, 2018. Click here for the letter of establishment.
DISR, Ministry of Science Technology
The UPES has been recognized as a Scientific and Research Organization by DISR, the Ministry of Science Technology, and the Government of India.
Distance Education Council (UGC)
Distance Education Programmes of UPES are approved by Distance Education Council
Bar Council of India
All Law Programmes offered by UPES are recognized by the Bar Council of India
Pharmacy Council of India
Bachelor and Diploma Programs run by the UPES School of Health Sciences are recognized by the Pharmacy Council of India
IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
Two programs of UPES’s School of Business - Master of Business Administration (Oil and Gas Management) and Master of Business Administration (Logistics and Supply Chain Management) have received specialized accreditation through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), USA. To view the status of accreditation on the IACBE’s website click here
National Board of Accreditation
Seven programs of UPES School of Advanced Engineering five programs of UPES School of Business are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation.
QS World University Ranking
UPES ranked the No. 1 private university in academic reputation in India by the QS World University Rankings 2024 and is among the top 3% of universities in the world.
National Institutional Ranking Framework
UPES ranked 52nd University in India 39th for the School of Business, and 54th for the School of Engineering by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in the Year 2023.
Member of the Association of Indian Universities
UPES is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Click Here to view UPES listed under the AIU Members List.
International Association of Universities
UPES is a member of the International Association of Universities
World Design Organization
The school of Design of UPES is a member of the World Design Organization since 2019
Outlook-ICARE India MBA Ranking 2020
Ranked amongst top 15 MBA institutes in North India and No. 1 Private Institute in Uttarakhand by Outlook-ICARE India MBA Ranking 2020.