B.Tech Fire & Safety Engineering

This B.Tech program explores the various ways through which the concepts of engineering can be applied to prevent fire. It educates students with the science of designing buildings that promotes fire safety and property protection. Conserving natural resources and protecting the environment are at the forefront of this specialisation.

time-duration

Duration: 4 years

eligibility

Examination Pathway admissions through UPESEAT (up to 80% of Seats)

  • Minimum 60% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and Minimum 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics at the Senior Secondary level (12th).

Non-Examination Pathway through Board Merit/JEE Mains score (up to 20% of Seats)

  • Admissions through Board Merit: Minimum 80% marks in class 10th and class 12th, with a minimum aggregate score of 80% in Physics, Chemistry, and Maths (PCM) in class 12th.
  • Admissions through JEE Main Merit: Minimum 60% marks in class 10th and class 12th, with a minimum aggregate score of 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Maths (PCM) in class 12th to compliment your JEE Main Score (cut off to be declared after JEE Mains Results).

Career Prospects


  • Fire & Safety Managers
  • Fire Risk Assessors
  • Fire & Safety Consultant
  • Fire & Safety Advisor
  • Fire Prevention Engineer
  • Fire & Safety Engineer
  • Research Scientist (Fire Safety)
  • Fire & Safety Officer
Intake : 60 Seats

Semester I  

Subject

  • Physics I
  • Mathematics I
  • Design Thinking
  • English Communication
  • Engineering Graphics
  • Basic Electrical and Electronics
  • Computer Programming

Practical

  • Physics Lab I
  • Electrical and Electronics Lab
  • Computer Programming Lab
Semester II  

Subject

  • Physics II
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics II
  • Environment Studies
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Workshop Technology

Practical

  • Physics Lab II
  • Engineering Workshop Lab
  • Chemistry Lab
Semester III  

Subject

  • Mathematics III
  • Chemical Engineering I(Thermodynamics & Measuring Analytical Instruments)
  • Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Flow Machines
  • Elements of Machine Drawing
  • Principles of Safety Management 
  • First Aid and Emergency Procedures
  • Open Elective I

Practical

  • Fluid Mechanics and Machinery Lab
Semester IV  

Subject

  • Applied Numerical Methods
  • Chemical Engineering II(Unit Operations)
  • Strength of Materials
  • Fire Engineering I(Basic Concepts)
  • Electrical Technology & Safety in Electrical Systems
  • Open Elective II
  • Communication Workshop 2.0 

Practical

  • Material Testing Lab
  • Electrical Technology Lab
Semester V  

Subject

  • Chemical Engineering III(Process Technology)
  • Principles of Engineering Design
  • Fire Engineering II(Equipments)
  • Occupational Health & Hygine Management
  • Safety in Construction
  • Open Elective III
  • Program Elective I

Practical

  • Safety Engineering Lab
  • Chemical Engineering Lab
  • Minor Project I

Program Elective I

  • Safety in Electrical Design
  • Safety in Petroleum Exploration, Drilling and Storage
Semester VI  

Subject

  • Legal Aspects of Safety, Health & Environment
  • Chemical Process Safety
  • Process Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  • Fire Engineering III(Materials & Fire Control)
  • Environmental Engineering & Management
  • Communication Workshop 3.0
  • Program Eelctive II
  • Program Eelctive III

Practical

  • Environmental Engineering & Management Lab
  • Minor Project II
  • Industrial Visit

Program Elective II

  • TMP and TQM
  • Water Supply, Sanitation and Refugee Health in Emergency Situation

Program Elective III

  • Environmental Management in Power Industry
  • Reliability Engineering
Semester VII  

Subject

  • Hazard Identification & HAZOP
  • Safety in Rail and Road Transport
  • Safety in Engineering Industry
  • Fire Engineering IV(Risk Assesment & Planning)
  • Program Elective IV
Program Elective III
Program Elective IV

Practical

  • Fire Engineering Lab
  • Industrial Hygiene Lab
  • Major Project I
  • Summer Internship
  • Comprehensive Viva II

Program Elective IV

  • Behavioural Based Safey
  • Remediation Service & Site Restoration
Semester VIII  

Subject

  • Human Factors Engineering
  • Advanced Safety Engineering & Management 
  • Insurance Claim Settlement  
  • Program Elective V

Practical

  • Major Project II
  • Fundamental of Sustainable Development
  • Global Disaster Scenerion

PES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT), followed by Centralised Counseling.

Test Dates :
Name of Program Date of Test Time Duration
B.Tech All Streams (UPESEAT))

5th May'18 (Offline)
11th- 13th (Online)

09:30 - 12:30 Hours 3 Hours

Last date to apply for B. Tech exam Category is 20th April'2018.

Admit Card (to be downloaded from UPES website)

On the basis of the information provided in the Application Form, the admit card of provisionally eligible candidates will be uploaded on the University website (www.upes.ac.in) on 25th April 2018.

Candidates are required to download the admit card, complete it, and attach an attested passport size photo.

This admit card will have to be presented at the allotted test centre.

Candidates without the proper admit card will NOT be permitted to take the test.

Scheme of Tests

Sections No.of Questions
Mathematics 50
Physics 50
Chemistry 50
English Language Comprehension 30
Current Affairs Awareness 20
Total no. of Questions 200

The University reserves the right to make changes in curricula, degree requirements, course offerings, student intake, and academic regulations as required. They also reserve the right to change the location of the test at any time without specifying any reason or prior notice. The said change applies to both prospective and enrolled students.

Age Criteria

Only candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 1, 1996, are eligible to apply for admission. The DoB that’s recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University Certificate will be taken as authentic.

*Up to 20% of all seats shall be filled through the Board Merit/JEE Main Merit category. If any seats remain vacant in this category, UPES holds the right to fill these through their UPES Examination. The university also reserves the right to conduct further physical/online tests for admission.

1). Admissions through Board Merit - Minimum 80% marks in class 10th, 80% marks in class 12th and also have an aggregate of 80% in Physics, Chemistry and Maths (PCM) in class 12th.

OR

 

2). Admissions through JEE Main Merit - Minimum 60% marks in class 10th, 60% marks in class 12th and also have an aggregate of 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Maths (PCM) in class 12th with JEE Main Score (Cut off to be declared after JEE mains Results)

Selection Process : Centralized Counseling through Merit Ranking

Age Criteria

Only candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 1, 1996 are eligible to apply for admission. Date of Birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate only will be taken as authentic.

#Upto 20% seats shall be filled through Board Merit / JEE Main Merit category. Incase candidates for such seats are not available; UPES has the right to fill these through UPES Examination. University also reserves the right to conduct further physical (paper pencil test) / online test for admission.

comes

100% Scholarship on Tuition Fee


UPES offers limited scholarships in some specific programs as per the University. The scholarships are awarded purely on the basis of academic merit. These scholarships include either a partial or a full waiver of tuition fee. The details of these scholarships will be specified in the student’s bulletin at the time of registration. The Scholarship Committee will decide these Scholarship Awards, and this decision shall be final and binding.

25% Concession on Tuition fee

A 25% concession on tuition fee shall be provided only to students who are bonafide Uttarakhand residents, on the basis of merit as decided by the University. This is subject to fulfilling the following conditions:

- Students whose gross annual family income is not more than 3 lakhs.

- Students who possess a valid ‘Sthai Niwas Praman Patra’ from the State of Uttarakhand.

- Should have passed class X & XII-level schooling from Uttarakhand.

However, this condition may be relaxed for wards of defence personnel, subject to the production of a posting certificate outside the state that is issued by a competent authority.

Fee structure for the academic year 2018 - 22

1st Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
98,850 65,900 164,750
2nd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
98,850 65,900 1,64,750
3rd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
108,680 72,445 1,81,125
4th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
108,680 72,445 1,81,125
5th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
1,19,480 79,645 1,99,125
6th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
1,19,480 79,645 1,99,125
7th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
131,400 87,600 219,000
8th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
131,400 87,600 219,000

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