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Duration of Program 2 years (4 semesters)


Seats 20 only

  • UPES ranked among Top 15 MBA Institutions in North India and No. 1 Private Institute in Uttarakhand by Outlook-ICARE India MBA Rankings 2020
  • MBA in Energy Trading is designed for students to get a practical understanding of basic energy derivative structures that are currently used in trading, marketing, and risk management
  • A specialisation in MBA Energy Trading will give knowledge in the field of the energy market, enabling you to become an accomplished commodity trader
  • This will also expose you to the global best practices involved in energy/commodity trading, the needs of the growing Oil & Gas trading, including pricing and risk management and oil economics



Semester I Semester II


  • Managerial Economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Communication
  • Organisation Behavior
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Principal & Practices of Management
  • Overview of Maritime Logistics
  • Understanding Energy Value Chain I (OIL & GAS)
  • Understanding Energy Value Chain Ii (Power & Coal)
  • IT Applications in Energy Sector
  • Energy Industry Accounting


  • Econometrics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Trade Procedures and Documentation
  • Business Research Methods
  • Executive Communication
  • Energy Trading I (Oil & Gas Market)
  • Energy Derivatives & Risk Management I
  • Energy Trading II (Power & Emission)
  • Financial Management In Energy Sector
  • Program Elective I
  • Open Elective I
  • Energy Trading Lab I
  • Industrial Visit
Semester III Semester IV


  • International Finance Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Executive Communication Pro
  • Energy Law & Policy I
  • Energy Contracting & Negotiations
  • Energy Economics (Petro & Power)
  • Energy Derivatives & Risk Management II
  • Program Elective II
  • Open Elective II
  • Summer Internship
  • Dissertation- I
  • Energy Trading Lab II


  • Oil Equity Acquisition & Asset Allocation
  • Dissertation II

Program Elective I

Program Elective II

  • HSE Challenges in Energy Sector
  • Operations & Material Management
  • Energy & Utilities
  • M&A in Oil and Gas
  • Comparative International Management
  • Energy Law & Policy

  • Commodity Trading 
  • Business Analysis
  • Oil & Gas Marketing
  • Carbon Emission Trading
  • Research Analysis
  • Consultancy


97%*Placements in 2019 

*Disclaimer – Placements statistics refer to the number of students who have opted for and are eligible for placements



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Admissions through UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET)

Candidates who have minimum 50% marks in Class 10th, 12th and graduation, can seek admission to UPES MBA programs by taking the UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET)


Schedule for UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET):

Name of Program Date of Test Last Date to Apply
MBA (All Streams) 17th JULY 2020

15th JULY 2020


UPES reserves the right to conduct further online/paper pencil mode exams for admission to various MBA programs in addition to the date already announced.

Scheme of Tests:

Sections No.of Questions
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability 35
Quantitative: Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 35
General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario 35
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 35
Total no. of Questions 140

The University reserves the right to make changes in curricula, degree requirements, course offerings, student intake and academic regulations or change of location at any time without assigning any reason or prior notice. The said change may apply not only to prospective students but also to those who are already enrolled with the University.

University reserves to itself to offer any or all of the program electives/specialization electives. Electives thus offered maybe based on the number of students who opt for such electives and will be offered at the sole discretion of the University.

Admissions through National Level Tests

Students having minimum MAT /CMAT 2019 score of 75 Percentile will be exempted from UPES Management Entrance Test and will only be called for Group Discussion & Interview if qualified. Valid 70 percentile & above score of CAT 2019/ XAT 2020 A score of min 550 or above for GMAT, a score of 140 and above in NMAT 2019 / 20 scores will also be accepted.

**Upto 30% seats shall be filled through National Level Tests category (CAT/MAT/XAT/NMAT). Incase candidates for such seats are not available, UPES has the right to fill these seats through MBA (UPESMET).

Reservation of Seats:

For Uttarakhand bonafide resident candidates: 15% of the seats in all programs will be reserved for residents of Uttarakhand, subject to production of "Sthai Niwas Praman Patra" (Permanent Resident certificate)" issued by competent authority of Uttarakhand State. These seats will get alloted based on the merit order in this category, provided the candidate has declared his intent to opt under this category at the time of applying for admission.

Note: Candidates applying under this category would be required to produce the original “Sthai Niwas Praman Patra” during the day of admission, failing which their candidature shall stand cancelled.

Seats remaining unfilled by the stipulated date in this category may be treated as unreserved.

Eligibility & Scholarship criteria:

  • Minimum 80 percentile score in CAT/XAT
  • Minimum 90 percentile score in MAT, NMAT, UPESMET & any other National Level Entrance Test.
  • 10% seats in each program for 25% tuition fee waiver in 1st semester

CAT Score (percentile)

Tuition Fee waive off

95.01% +


90.01% - 95%


85% - 90%


Disclaimer: Only one category of scholarship can be availed by student, Multiple scholarship to one candidate will not be granted