MBA Urban Infrastructure & Smart Cities

To tap the possibilities that have recently emerged in the rapidly evolving Infrastructure domain, this program has been tailored to equip you with all the relevant knowledge and skill sets. The program not only imparts managerial skills in core subjects, but also the specialized domain related expertise in infrastructure management, contract administration and non-conventional methods of infrastructure creation. You also learn about the financing of infrastructure projects, IT applications as well as accounting, specifically in the context of infrastructure sector.


Duration: 2 years



  • Minimum 50% marks at Higher &Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
  • Graduation with minimum 50% marks from a recognized University.

Career Prospects

  • Project Management
  • Project Marketing
  • Finance & Accounting Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Project Consultancy
  • Mergers & Acquisition Management
Intake : 20 Seats
Semester I Semester II


  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Business Communication
  • Marketing Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Reality & Construction Management
  • Infrastructure Sector Understanding & Planning
  • Urban Infrastructure Development 
  • IT Applications in Infrastructure Sector
  • Infrastructure Economics
  • Accounting in Infrastructure Sector
  • Principles & Practices of Management


  • Operations & Materials Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management & Contract Administration
  • Project Management Lab 
  • Utility & Energy Management. & Regulations
  • Urban Infrastructure Management. & Regulations
Program Electives I
  • Open Elective-I
  • Urban Transport Economics, Planning & Mgmt.
  • Industrial Visit
  • Financial Management in Urban Infrastructure
Semester III Semester IV


  • Strategic Management 
  • Land Acquisition, R&R, CSR and Sustainability 
  • International Contracts & Agreements
  • Road & Metro Rail Technology & Management
  • Township Planning for Smart City
  • Financing Urban Infrastructure Sector Projects
Program Electives II
  • Open Elective-II
  • Summer Internship
  • Dissertation I
  • Quality Management


  • Infrastructure for Social Sector and E-Governance
  • Urban Infrastructure & Business Law
  • Dissertation II
  • HSE for Urban Infrastructure Industry
  • Soft Infra Management


Program Electives
  • P/Elect. I : Telecom, Tourism & Soft Infra Mgt./ Non Conventional Methods of Infrastructure Creations
  • P/Elect. 2 : Risk Management & Insurance/ Econometrics/ International Business

MBA admissions through UPESMET 

Admissions through UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET )
Candidates who have minimum 50% marks in Class 10th and Class 12th and in graduation, can seek admission to UPES MBA programs by taking the UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET) 2019

Schedule for UPES Engineering Aptitude Test (UPESEAT)

Name of Program Last Date to Apply Exam Date Mode of Exam

21 Jan 2019

27 Jan to 29 Jan 2019 Online

The University reserves the right to make any changes in curricula, degree requirements, course offerings, student intake, and academic regulations. 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.

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.


MBA admissions through National Level Tests

If you fulfill our eligibility criteria (Minimum 50 % marks in class 10th and 12th, as well as in graduation - Appeared but Result awaited can also apply) and have any of the following test scores:

  • Sept MAT 2018/December MAT 2018 score of minimum 80 percentile
  • Feb MAT 2019/ May MAT 2019 score of minimum 80 percentile
  • CMAT 2019 score of minimum 80 percentile
  • XAT 2019/CAT 2018 score of minimum 75 percentile
  • NMAT 2018 score of minimum 140
  • GMAT Scores

** Upto 50% seats shall be filled through National Level Tests category. In case candidates for such seats are not available, UPES has the right to fill these seats through UPES Entrance Test. University also reserves the right to conduct further physical (paper pencil test) for admission post March ' 2019

** University reserves the right to change the Test Date or cancel the Test .University also reserves thr right to conduct further physical (pen/paper) test post administration of the March ' 2019 Test.

Reservation of Seats

For bonafide Uttarakhand resident candidates: 15% of the seats in all programs will be reserved for residents of Uttarakhand, subject to the "Sthai Niwas Praman Patra certificate." However, if these seats remain unfilled by the stipulated date in the category mentioned above, then the same shall be treated as unreserved.

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.

Fee structure for the academic year 2018 - 20

1st Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
206,630 68,870 275,500
2nd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
206,630 68,870 275,500
3rd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
227,250 75,750 303,000
4th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
227,250 75,750 303,000


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