MBA Oil & Gas Management

The Oil & Gas industry is going strong as one of the biggest industries in the entire world. Keeping this in mind, UPES has formulated a program with an unwavering focus on creating future-ready managers who are equipped to handle the modern challenges faced by the industry. Students will be able to thoroughly understand the business processes, from exploration to the retailing of petroleum products.


Duration: 2 years



  • Minimum 50% marks at Higher &Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
  • Engineering*/ B. Sc. (PCM) Graduates with minimum 50% marks from a recognized University

Career Prospects

  • Refinery Management
  • Loyalty Program Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Brand Management
  • Gas Business and Marketing
  • Corporate Planning & Strategy
  • Operations Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Financial Management
Intake : 90 Seats
Semester I Semester II


  • Economics & Management Decisions
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Business Communication
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Operations & Materials Management
  • Principles & Practices of Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Introduction to Information System Management

Domain Course

  • Fundamentals Of Oil & Gas Business
  • Fundamentals Of Petroleum Exploration

Domain Tailored Course

  • Petroleum Industry Accounting


  • Project Management & Contract Administration
  • Business Research Methods
  • Human Resource Management
  • Executive Communication 

Domain Course

  • Understanding Of Natural Gas Business
  • PoL: Retailing
  • Fundamental of Refining

Domain Tailored Course

  • Petroleum Financial Managemnt

Program Electives I

Open Elective I



  • Industrial Visits
Semester III Semester IV


  • International Business Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Ecometrics
  • Executive Communication Pro

Domain Course

  • Petro Economics

Domain Tailored Course

  • Financing Petroleum Sector Projects
  • Supply Chain & Logistics For Petroleum Industry

Program Elective II

Open Elective II

Program Elective I

  • Advanced IT Applications for Oil & Gas Industry
  • Oil & Gas Law & Policy
  • Energy & Utilities



  • Summer Internship
  • Dissertation I


  • E- Enterprise Management

Domain Tailored Course

  • Health Safety & Environment for Petroleum Sector
  • Data analytics & Applications in Oil & Gas


  • Dissertation II

Program Elective II

  • Advanced Petroleum Marketing
  • Refinery Financial Economics
  • Understanding Petrochemical Business

MBA admissions through UPESMET

Admissions through UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET ) Candidates who have secured a minimum of 50% marks in Class 10th and Class 12th can seek admission to UPES MBA programs by taking the 2018 UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET).

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

MBA admissions through National Level Tests

Candidates must 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:

  • A minimum score of 80% in Sept MAT 2017/December MAT 2017
  • A minimum score of 80% in Feb MAT 2018/May MAT 2018
  • A minimum score of 80% in CMAT 2018
  • A minimum score of 75% in XAT 2018/CAT 2017
  • A minimum score of 140 in NMAT 2017

** Up to 50% of available seats shall be filled through the National Level Tests category. In case the candidates for such seats are not available, UPES reserves the right to fill these seats through the UPES Entrance Test.

** The University reserves the right to change the test date or cancel the test altogether. The university also reserves the right to conduct further tests for admission, after March 2018.

Reservation of Seats

For Uttarakhand Bonafide 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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