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Type of Scholarships / Freeships

Academic Scholarships

Academic Scholarships

Who will
get a Scholarship?

All students who have applied for admission for Undergraduate (UG) programs except Global Pathway Program (GPP) and have taken the 12th CBSE Board / ICSE board or any State Board Exam (mentioned under “COBSE”) shall be eligible for consideration for this scholarship. However, this Scholarship shall be awarded only to those students who have complied with below defined Scholarship Criteria for the first year and subsequent renewal, if applicable. Scholarships will be available for limited seats only.

25 seats will be reserved for the ward of Armed forces including Paramilitary personnel (Serving and Retired).

Scholarship Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded up to 30% of tuition fees only if acceptance fee is deposited within the given timelines (as mentioned in the admission offer letter).

The scholarship is only available for the students who have taken admission in regular programs and not in Global Pathway Programs, in case a student takes admission in regular UG / PG program and later on shifts to Global Pathway programs, the scholarship awarded at the time of admission will be reversed and the change of program will only be permitted post submission of the scholarship amount.

However, if any student takes admission in Global Pathway Program and then later on decides to shifts to regular program, the student will not be eligible to get the scholarship based on the Board merit / entry level scholarship.

Total number of Scholarships

Total number of scholarships available is up to 2700 (out of these all girl students who score more than 60% in class 12th, will get scholarships).

Scholarship will be given in the order of Merit.

Scholarship Benefits

The scholarship will be awarded in the range from 10% to 30% on tuition fees of 1st & 2nd semesters only.

Scholarship Criteria

On the basis of Class 12th result or JEE score
or CUET score, the Scholarship is applicable for 
1st year only.

 

CategoryScholarships12th Overall MarksJEECUET
Girls Category10%60% - 75%80% - 90%80% - 90%
15%75.01% - 85%  
20%85.01% - 90%90.01% - 94.99%90.01% - 94.99%
25%90.01% - 94.99%  
30%>=95%>=95%>=95%
CategoryScholarships12th Overall MarksJEECUET
Boys Students10%75% - 80%80% - 90%80% - 90%
15%80.01% - 90%  
20% 90.01% - 94.99%90.01% - 94.99%
25%90.01% - 94.99%  
30%>=95%>=95%>=95%

For Example: If a student scores 80.7% or 80.9% in class 12th , his/her percentage will be rounded off to 80% and will get a said scholarship on tuition fees for 1st year only.

Bonafide Uttarakhand Student

Bonafide Uttarakhand Student

In case the applicant is a Uttarakhand Bonafide resident, he/she is eligible for waiver of 30% of tuition fees for entire duration of course (subject to submission of ITR and any other required document every year on / before the date communicated to student through email). Students in Global Pathway Programs are also eligible for Domicile Scholarship. 

Scholarship subject to fulfilment of the following conditions and submission of supporting documents:

  • Sthai / Mool / Adhiwas Niwas Praman Patra certificate, along with the admission form.
  • Income certificate proving that your gross family income is not more than Rs.12 lakh per annum, along with a copy of Income tax return filed/Income Certificate (Govt. authorities) for both the parents. .
  • No disciplinary action initiated/ sanctioned against the student under the student handbook or compliance to norms as prescribed by the University
  • Compliance with all other norms as prescribed by the University from time to time
  • No acts or omission which results in unlawful behavior, with malafide intention maligning the University brand in digital, print, or social media, promoting, supporting or sharing any content which is against the University brand
  • The scholarship will be awarded as a Fee Concession; Fee Discount; or Fee Waiver on tuition fees only.
  • It is the responsibility of the applicants to check their eligibility before submitting their applications. In case the applicant is found non-eligible at any stage, his/her submission or scholarship will be disqualified.
  • The decision of the Scholarship Committee shall be final applicants and cannot be challenged.
  • The Result shall be communicated to all shortlisted applicants through Email/SMS.
  • If a scholarship-selected student chooses to decline the course offer, said student’s scholarship shall become void ab-initio.
  • The Scholarship amount will be adjusted against tuition fees. Awarded scholarships can’t be exchanged for cash/ cheque or transferred to any other course, campus, academic year/semester, etc.
  • Applicant/student shall not be eligible to apply for any future year/semester scholarship/concession under this category if in any semester applicant/student fails to comply with Renewal Criteria.
  • A student/applicant will be eligible for only one type of Scholarship/concession in a given Academic semester or year. If Student is awarded a particular scholarship/concession but also meet the criteria for one or more than one scholarship/ concession at UPES including Domicile (As mandated by regulation), Student shall receive the highest of the scholarship/concession offered but not both. Further, for clarity purposes, Domicile or any other scholarship/concession not opted shall be deemed to be waived by the student. Said student shall have no claim on Domicile or other scholarship/concession so waived against UPES.” student/applicant will be eligible for award of only one type / scheme of Scholarship/concession in a given Academic semester/year. If Student is awarded a particular scholarship/concession but also meet the criteria for one or more one scholarship/ concession at UPES, Student shall receive the highest of the scholarship/concession offers but not both. (Not applicable in case the student is eligible for Academic Performance scholarship from 2nd year onwards)

Fellowship For M.Tech & M.Des. Programs

Fellowship For M.Tech & M.Des. Programs

GATE Scholarship

Students admitted to the M. Tech program in the academic session 2024-25 with a valid GATE score of 75 percentile and above will be considered for a scholarship UPTO Rs. 12,400/- per month during their permissible period of registration with the University.

Research Grant

All Students will also be eligible to avail a grant up to a sum of Rs. 50,000/- towards outcome-based research as per rules and regulations framed for the purpose by the University.

M.Des PROGRAM:

Teaching Assistantship of up to Rs. 3,000/- is available for students pursuing M. Des Program.

Eligibility Criteria for Fellowship for M.Tech & M.Des Students

  • Minimum SGPA / CGPA 8.5 in the first Semester and subsequent semesters/ year.
  • Passed every semester on the first attempt without any supplementary or improvement exam.
  • Minimum of 75% attendance in the entire semester.
  • No disciplinary action was initiated/ awarded against the student.
  • Exemplary behaviour and compliance with all other norms as prescribed by the University.
  • Such students must not be getting any kind of financial assistance/support e.g., fellowship/scholarship/fee waiver etc. from any other source public or private.

Scholarship for MBA

Scholarship for MBA

Who will
get a Scholarship?

All students who have applied for admission to UPES MBA courses (regular) except Global Pathway Program (GPP) and have done graduation from any recognized university exam (mentioned under AIU) shall be eligible for consideration for this scholarship. However, this Scholarship shall be awarded only to those students who have complied with below defined Scholarship Criteria for the first year. There is no subsequent renewal. The scholarship will be available for limited seats.

Scholarship Criteria

Scholarship will be awarded 20% of tuition fees for the first & second semesters and awarded only if acceptance fees are deposited within timelines (mentioned in the admission offer letter).

Total number of Scholarships

The total number of scholarships available is up to 75 seats. The scholarship will be awarded as 20% on tuition fees of 1st & 2nd semesters only.

Scholarship Renewal Criteria

There is no renewal as it is applicable for 1st year only.

Scholarship Criteria

CategoryEligibility– Graduation overall marksScholarshipApplicable for
All StudentsMinimum 80% marks in graduation or 
CAT score 85 percentile and above or NMAT score >200
20%1st year only

Freeships

Freeships

With the objective of access to quality education for all UPES is providing scholarships to students who come from the economically weaker section but with high aspiration, commitment and calibre.

Terms and Conditions/Eligibility Criteria

  • A total number of 51 seats only for the regular program be on a merit basis.
  • The upper age limit for UG and PG programs- is 20 and 25 years respectively (On the date of Registration).
  • Minimum academic eligibility for the respective program at the time of admission should be met, as mentioned in the Admission prospectus.
  • EWS certificate to be submitted which is issued by District Magistrate (DM) /Additional District Magistrate (ADM) / Collector/ Deputy Commissioner/ Additional Deputy Commissioner/ First Class Stipendiary/ Magistrate/ Sub-Divisional Magistrate / Executive Magistrate/ Taluka Magistrate/ Extra Assistant Commissioner.
  • Family income under the EWS category is to be up to Rs.8 lakhs per annum from all sources.
  • Since the Free ship is only for one year, therefore, renewal of free ships in the subsequent semester will be based on the:-
    • 6.0 SGPA / CGPA in the last exam passed
    • No disciplinary case was registered or reported
    • Submission of renewed EWS certificate and Income certificate
    • Maintenance of 75% attendance in entire semester in all subjects and cumulative

Scholarship Based On Academic Performance

Scholarships Based On Academic Performance

The Academic scholarship policy will be applicable to all undergraduate, postgraduate and global pathways programs. The scholarship will be awarded to 10% of the total students enrolled in each of the programs or 1 student whichever is higher. The 10% will be rounded off to the nearest next number. The Scholarship policy w.e.f. the year 2024 based on the meritorious performance of the students in the academic year 2024 - 25 as under:

Order of MeritExtent of Scholarships
1st20% of the tuition fees
2nd15% of the tuition fees
Rest of the eligible students10% of the tuition fees

In case of tie, the CGPA will be calculated up to third decimal points.

Scholarship Renewal Criteria-

The scholarships will be disbursed at the end of each semester as per the terms and conditions listed below:

  • Minimum CGPA of 8.5.
  • Passed every semester at first attempt without any supplementary or improvement exam. If student fails to score minimum of 8.5 SGPA in any semester, the scholarship will be discontinued and can only be renewed in next semester subject to the student meeting the attendance and CGPA criteria.
  • Maintenance of 75% attendance in the entire semester in all subjects and cumulative.
  • The scholarship will only be awarded till the pre-final semester.
  • No disciplinary action initiated/ sanctioned against the student under the student handbook or compliance to norms as prescribed by the University.
  • Compliance with all other norms as prescribed by the University from time to time.
  • No acts or omission which results into unlawful behaviour, with malafide intention maligning the University brand in digital, print, or social media, promoting, supporting or sharing any content which is against the University brand.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic grades and attendance therefore all such scholarships shall be awarded post-declaration of results of each semester. For example, a scholarship for 3rd Semester, if eligible shall reflected in the fee invoice for 4th semester and so on. As a result, students will have to pay full fees for 3rd semester and the benefit of the scholarship will reflect from 4th Semester onwards.
  • The scholarship will be awarded in form of a Fee Concession; Fee Discount; Fee Waiver on tuition fees only.
  • Academic Performance scholarship can be clubbed with Domicile scholarship
  • The decision of the Scholarship Committee shall be final applicants and cannot be challenged.

Alumni Scholarships

Alumni Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicable to all Alumni who graduated from 2019 onwards. For any Alumni who graduated before 2019, the department of alumni relations will present the case to the scholarship committee for the special approval.
  • Alumni have to meet the notified eligibility criteria for AY 2024 - 25 for the respective programs.
  • Should not be awarded grade F or improvement in any of the course/papers in any of the semesters.

Admission Criteria:

  • Alumni have to directly apply online and have to email his/her academic details along with the application number.
  • Alumni have to go through the admission process of the applied program as per the notified selection process for AY 2024-25.
  • Alumni will have to clear the selection process.

Offered Scholarship:

  • Applicable on only a 50% tuition fee waiver for the full duration of the program. Rest all fee components to be charged as per the notification of AY 2024-25.
  • No other scholarship will be offered or clubbed with this scholarship.
  • No Alumni fee is to be charged.
  • Renewal of the scholarship for the subsequent year will be only based on attaining a minimum 8 SGPA /CGPA with no backlog and no disciplinary cases registered or reported against the student.
  • In case of a refund is applied after admissions – the refund policy will be applicable for AY 2024-25.

Sports Scholarships

Sports Scholarships

With the objective of developing a sports culture within the University, UPES introduces a new scheme of providing scholarships for talented sports persons. 

New and Existing Students

Scholarship/ Free shipsLevel of representationAchievementsOrganizing BodyRemarks
100%InternationalMedal holders
(Gold/Silver/Bronze) at
 the International Level
(Representing the country)
International 
Olympic Committee/
Common Wealth
100% free ship
on complete
tuition fees and 
hostel
75%InternationalParticipating at the
International Level
International
Olympic Committee/
Common Wealth
75% on
Tuition fees
50%NationalMedal holders
(Gold/Silver/Bronze
in team game and
fourth place in 
individual sport)
National Association/ 
Federations/ AIU/ IOA/
School Games 
Federation of India
50% on 
Tuition fees
35%NationalParticipation at the
National Level
National Association/
Federations/ AIU/ IOA/
School Games
Federation of India
35% on
Tuition fees

Number of Seats

S. No.Sport / GameNumber of seats under 
the scholarship scheme
1Football6
2Cricket8
3Basketball5
4Volleyball5
5Table Tennis5
6Badminton5
7Shooting5
8Chess5
9Athletics6

Terms & Conditions / Eligibility

New Enrollments

  • Scholarships will be awarded as per the seats mentioned above against each game /sport. These seats can be transferred to other games if required after approval of the Vice Chancellor / Registrar.
  • Minimum academic eligibility for the respective program at the time of admission should be met, as mentioned in the Admission prospectus.
  • The scholarship will be applicable only if the student continues the sport as a part of the UPES team.
  • The University would verify the documents submitted by the student and conduct personal interviews with the expert panel.
  • The participation/achievement at the National/International level should not be more than two years from the date of registration
  • The candidate seeking admission under any of the above categories of sports shall be required to produce the relevant documents of proof of his/her participation and Medal Won. Scholarship Committee will take the final decision regarding the Scholarship.
  • The scholarship under this category shall be given in the first year only and its continuation shall be decided by Scholarship Committee.

Existing Students

  • In the case of an existing student, all the current dues should be cleared before availing the scholarships.
  • 75% overall attendance is mandatory.
  • No case of indiscipline as per the University records.
  • No existing backlog in the exams appeared at UPES.

New and Existing Students

  • All such students will have to ensure that they practice regularly / seek expert advice / participate in coaching camps to maintain/improve their standards and performance.
  • The scholarship awarded is for one year and is renewable from year to year, provided the awardees improve/maintain their proficiency in the game concerned.
  • The scholarship can be withdrawn if the student is found involved in any act of indiscipline (within or outside the campus) is not able to clear his / her academic assessments or any other academic requirement as per the university student bulletin.
  • The Scholarship is applicable only on the Tuition Fee and does not apply to any other head like Admission fee, Examination fee, Transport fee, Hostel fee, or any other fee/expanse which may occur from time to time.
  • Scholarship Committee will reserve the right to increase/decrease/approve/deny the amount of the scholarship.

Student Financial Support

Student Financial Support

The University has extended financial support to the students who are unable to pay the tuition fee on account of having loss of any of the earning parents after taking admission at UPES and after submitting the full fees for at least one semester.

Amount Given as Support:

  • The financial support extended by the University is a relaxation of Rs 50,000/- towards their tuition fee per semester till the last qualifying semester.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The student should maintain/ improve their academic performance every semester.
  • The students applying for relaxation should not have any NC (Not Clear) or Backlog in any semester. However, the scholarship committee can use its discretion can recommend the Vice Chancellor for approval without using this as a precedent for future cases of the same nature, if any.
  • He/ She should also have a clear record of discipline.
  • This relaxation is applicable only for the upcoming semester.

Applicable Conditions:

  • The above relaxation is only for one semester.
  • Students desirous of the extension to next semester will be required to submit a fresh application along with the grade card of the last exam passed once a communication is circulated by the Department of Student Welfare (DSW).
  • The Committee reserves the final right to approve an application received from the students.

Employee Ward Scholarship

Employee Ward Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  • All regular and confirmed UPES employees (Faculty & Non-Faculty).
  • All employees on the allied services roll (Including employees on the rolls of HERS/ISPE/M-Power/any other group of company).

Admission Criteria:

  • The fee concession will be provided to the wards of employee after meeting the eligibility criteria to the program.
  • The wards will go through the selection process as defined by the University and qualify for admission.

Offered Scholarship:

  • The employee will be eligible to get the fee concession for 2 children.
  • The fee concession will be given for an amount equivalent to 75% of the Semester Fee (Inclusive of Tuition and Academics Service fee) of the program for the first year. All other components of the fee will be paid directly by the employee.
  • For continuing 75% of fee concession in the subsequent years, the ward of the employee, the ward shall ensure that he/she is not involved in any disciplinary case and will have to abide with all the rules and regulations of the University.
  • The Employee shall continue in service with the University for the period his/her ward is registered in the program with the University. If the employee resigns or is terminated from the services, the ward of the employee shall be liable to pay the full amount of fee payable to the University post his/her exit from the University.

Employee Sibling Ward Scholarship

Employee Sibling Ward Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  • All regular and confirmed UPES employees (Faculty & Non-Faculty).
  • All employees on the allied services roll (Including employees on the rolls of HERS/ISPE/M-Power/any other group of company).

Admission Criteria:

  • The fee concession will be provided to the wards of employee sibling after meeting the eligibility criteria to the program applied for.
  • The wards will go through the selection process as defined by the University and qualify for admission.

Offered Scholarship:

  • The sibling of the employee will be eligible to get the fee concession for 2 children.
  • The fee concession will be given for an amount equivalent to 50% of the Semester Fee (Inclusive of Tuition and Academics Service fee) of the program for the first year. All other components of the fee will be paid directly by the sibling of the employee.
  • For continuing 50% of fee concession in the subsequent years, the ward shall ensure he/she is not involved in any disciplinary case and will have to abide with all the rules and regulations of the University.
  • If the employee resigns or is terminated from the services, the ward of the sibling shall be liable to pay the full amount of fee payable to the University post his/her exit from the University.

Terms & Conditions

Who will get a scholarship?
All students who have taken 12th CBSE Board / ICSE Board or any State Board Exam (mentioned under “COBSE”) shall be eligible for consideration for this scholarship. However, this Scholarship shall be awarded only to those students who have complied with below defined Scholarship Criteria for first year and subsequent renewal, if applicable. Scholarship will be available for limited seats only.
Terms & Conditions
The terms and conditions outlined herein (“Terms and Conditions”), shall govern the SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM at “UPES” (erstwhile known as University of Petroleum and Energy Studies”). By participating in the scholarship program, the student concerned (User) agrees Who Will Get Scholarship tab.
Disclaimer
  • Notwithstanding anything under this Scholarship scheme, UPES’s Management has sole discretion to edit, modify, change, update, continue or abandon the above-mentioned Scholarship going forward at any given point in time, without any prior written intimation. The Vice-Chancellor will be the final deciding authority for all scholarship decisions as stated in this specific disclaimer.
  • There is no concept of automatic renewal for next semester. The Sponsorship Committee shall decide every semester on a case-to-case basis, subject to the Scholarship Scheme, if prevailing at the relevant time.;
  • Please note that this communication is without prejudice to any rights of UPES and this communication should not be considered as a waiver of any rights of UPES in the applicants’ favour.