B.Tech Sustainability Engineering


B.Tech in Sustainability Engineering is a four-year degree program specially designed to promote the knowledge, understanding, skills, values, and ethics required for environmental conservation, social equity and economic sustainability. B.Tech in Sustainability Engineering program focuses on training individuals capable of creating the vertical of sustainability in their organizations by receiving the amalgamation of inter-disciplinary knowledge form the domains of engineering, sustainability, environmental science, policy, design, citizen science, health and safety engineering.

The well-sketched comprehensive syllabi of this program will help an individual to be at par with global scale. Industrial & stakeholder collaborations have been kept as the indispensable components of the syllabus for providing the first-hand experience and opportunity to create a passion and precision among the students for all the pillars of sustainability.

Graduates will be skilled to address sustainability issues and become leaders in their fields. Also, Students will be exposed to interdisciplinary research and approaches on SDGs.

Duration of Program

4 years (8 Semesters)


Co-Delivered Courses by Partner Universities




UPES’ curriculum framework is holistic in its overall structure and yet focuses on the individual need of the student to discover, experience, explore and challenge. Along with the core subject, students have the option to choose from subject-focused specialisations. They are also allowed to choose minor/exploratory subject from other schools at UPES that are: School of Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Law, School of Business, School of Health Sciences, School of Design, School of Modern Media, and School of Liberal Studies.

Further, based on the multifaceted needs of the global workplace and evolving lifestyles, the curriculum offers Signature and Life-Skills courses through School for Life. To round off this learning experience, students are required to do mandatory internships in the social sector, government/public sector, and industry. The combinations available for students to pick and choose from are endless, ensuring both depth and width of knowledge.

Minimum 50% Marks in Class X and XII. Minimum 50 % in PCM (Physics/Chemistry
and Mathematics) in Class XII


Minimum 50% Marks in Class X and XII. Minimum 50 % in PCM (Physics/Chemistry
and Mathematics) in Class XII

Entrance Test

Examination Pathway:

UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPES-EAT)

Name of Test


Mode of Test

Centre Based / Online Test will be conducted as per govt. guidelines

Last Date to Apply

31 July, 2022

Date of Test

2-4 August, 2022

Non - Examination Pathway:

UPESEAT / JEE Mains / Board Merit / SAT

Eligibility Criteria

JEE Main, SAT & Board Merit

(1) Minimum 50% marks at Higher& Senior Secondary level (10th&12th) and minimum 50% aggregate in PCM (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics) at Senior Secondary level (12th class).


(2) JEE Main cut-off Rank to be announced (on UPES website) after the declaration of JEE Main 2022 results)


(3) SAT Cut off - 50 percentiles and above


(4). Minimum 80% Marks at Higher & Senior Secondary Level and Minimum 80% aggregate in PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Math’s) at Senior Secondary Level

Admission Criteria

Through Merit Rank / Cut-off Score

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# Upto 20% seats shall be filled through the non-exam category (10% through JEE Mains and 10% through Board Merit). In case of seats following vacant in this category; UPES has the right to fill these through UPES Examination. University also reserves the right to conduct further CBT / Pen Paper / Online tests for admission.

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