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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 Under Graduate (UG) courses 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.

Scholarship Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded up to 30% (tuition fees only) and awarded only if acceptance fees are deposited within timelines (mentioned in the offer letter).

Total number of scholarships

The total number of scholarships available is up to 2335 (out of these all girl students who score more than 60% in class 12th, will get scholarships).

Scholarship Benefits

The scholarship will be awarded in the range from 15% to 30% on tuition fees of 1st & 2nd semesters only. Renewal of scholarships for the rest of the semesters is subject to renewal criteria mentioned in the policy.

Scholarship Criteria

Girls Students

CategoryScholarships12th Overall MarksJEECUET
Girls Students20%60% - 90.99%85-89.9985-89.99
25%91% - 95.99%90-94.9990-94.99
30%>96%>95>95

Boys Students

CategoryScholarships12th Overall MarksJEECUET
Boys Students15%75% - 80.99%80-84.9980-84.99
20%81-90.99%90-94.9990-94.99
25%91-95.99%90-94.9990-94.99
30%>96%>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.

Scholarship Renewal Criteria

Continuation of Scholarship in the subsequent semesters will be as per the University policy which may differ on a semester/year basis. However, it will be subject to meeting of minimum eligibility criteria below:

  • Minimum SGPA of 7.5 in each semester.
  • Passed every semester on the first attempt without any supplementary or improvement exam.
  • 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 was initiated/sanctioned against the student under the student handbook or compliance with norms as prescribed by the University.
  • Compliance with all other norms as prescribed by the University from time to time.
  • If a student fails to score a minimum of 7.5 SGPA in any semester, the scholarship will be discontinued and can only be renewed in the next semester subject to the student meeting the eligibility criteria.
  • No acts or omission which results in 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.
  • As a post-first year, 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 be 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; 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 and cannot be challenged.
  • The Result shall be communicated to all shortlisted applicants through Email/SMS.
  • If scholarship-selected students choose to decline the course offer, said students’ scholarships shall become void ab-initio.
  • The Scholarship amount will be adjusted against student fees. Awarded scholarships can’t be exchanged for cash/cheque or transferred to any other course or campus or academic year/semester etc.
  • Applicant/student shall not be eligible to apply for any future year/semester scholarship 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 a Student is awarded a particular scholarship/concession but also meets the criteria for one or more than one scholarship/ concession at UPES including Domicile (As mandated by regulation), the 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 for 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.”

Bonafide Uttarakhand Student

Bonafide Uttarakhand Student

In case the applicant is a Uttarakhand Bonafide resident, he/she is eligible for a 30% concession on tuition fee 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 the last income tax return filed for both parents.
  • No disciplinary action was initiated/ sanctioned against the student under the student handbook or compliance with 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 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
  • 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. Suppose a Student is awarded a particular scholarship/concession but also meets the criteria for one or more than one scholarship/ concession at UPES including Domicile (As mandated by regulation). In that case, the Student shall receive the highest of the scholarships/concessions offered but not both. Further, for clarity purposes, Domicile or any other scholarship/concession not opted for 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. Suppose a Student is awarded a particular scholarship/concession but also meet the criteria for one or more scholarship/ concession at UPES. In that case, the Student shall receive the highest of the scholarship/concession offers but not both.

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 2023-24 with a valid GATE score of 70 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 of 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 Assistance ship of up to Rs. 3000/- is available for students pursuing M. Des Program.

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

  • Minimum SGPA / CGPA 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.

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

Scholarship Based On Academic Performance

Scholarships Based On Academic Performance

The Academic scholarship policy will be applicable to both undergraduate and postgraduate 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 2023 based on the meritorious performance of the students in the academic year 2023-24 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

Scholarship Renewal Criteria-

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

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

  • Minimum CGPA of 7.5
  • Passed every semester on the first attempt without any supplementary or improvement exam.
  • 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 was initiated/ sanctioned against the student under the student handbook or compliance with 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 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; or Fee Waiver on tuition fees only.
  • The decision of the Scholarship Committee shall be final applicants and cannot be challenged.
  • A student/applicant will be eligible for only one type of Scholarship/concession in a given Academic semester or year. If a Student is awarded a particular scholarship/concession but also meets the criteria for one or more than one scholarship/ concession at UPES including Domicile (As mandated by regulation), the 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 for 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.

Alumni Scholarships

Alumni Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicable to all Alumni who graduated from 2018 onwards. For any Alumni who graduated before 2018, the department of alumni relations will present the case to the scholarship committee for special approval.
  • Alumni have to meet the notified eligibility criteria for AY 2023-24 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 2023-24.
  • 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 2023-24.
  • 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 2023-24.

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 Wealth100% freeship on complete tuition fees and hostel
75%InternationalParticipating at the International LevelInternational Olympic Committee / Common Wealth75% 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 India50% on Tuition fees
35%NationalParticipation at the National LevelNational Association / Federations / AIU / IOA / School Games Federation of India35% on Tuition fees

Number of Seats

S.No.Sport / GameNumber of seats under the scholarship scheme
1Football6
2Cricket8
3Basket Ball5
4Volley Ball5
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
  • 67% 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 lost any of the earning parents AFTER TAKING ADMISSION AT UPES AND AFTER SUBMITTING 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.

Applicable Conditions:

  • The above relaxation is only for one
  • 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 Engagement and Experience.
  • The Committee reserves the final right to approve an application received from the students.

Terms & Conditions

Who will get a scholarship?
All students who 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.
Terms & Conditions
The terms and conditions outlined herein (“Terms and Conditions”), shall govern the SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM at the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (“UPES” or “University”). By participating in the scholarship program, the student concerned (User) agrees as follows: -
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. 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.