*Partial list of strategic partners

The synergistic relationship between the industry and UPES creates the following collaborative strategies:


Content development by faculty of UPES and subject matter experts from Industry partner.


Industry body and UPES develop new modules to be incorporated into the curriculum.


Module to be delivered jointly by faculty and subject matter experts from Industry partner.


Co-branded certificate to be awarded after successful completion.


Relationship also includes

  • Summer Internship for students and exposure to real life projects.
  • Faculty training and hand holding by industry experts.
  • Facility / Industry visits.


Our Valuable Industry Alliances

The enrichment and specialized programs established through productive alliances with pioneers in their industry helps us in guiding students and achieving academic excellence. The alliance enable the students to get Industrial Readiness, Professional Competencies and Soft Skills Development. Our qualified faculty and state-of-the-art facility ensures that we produce competent graduates to meet the local and global requirements.


UPES was the first university in the world to partner with IBM to co-brand 13 super-specialized programs delivered through joint establishment with the Centre of Information Technology. Presently, IBM-UPES is the largest partnership of this nature with over 2,000 enrolled students.

  •         Cyber Security & Forensics
  •         Business Analytics and Optimization
  •         Cloud Computing & Virtualisation Technology
  •         Open Source & Open Standards
  •         Banking, Financial Services & Insurance
  •         Graphics & Gaming
  •         IOT and Smart Cities
  •         Mobile Application Development
  •         E-Commerce
  •         IT Infrastructure
  •         Mainframe Technology
  •         Oil & Gas Informatics
  •         Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning


UPES joined hands with Xebia in 2016 to launch two new co-branded programs in DevOps and Big Data


The UPES collaboration with industry-giant Larsen & Toubro is in the area of civil engineering and principally gives rise to opportunities for B Tech Civil Engineering with specialization in Infrastructure Development students.

TATA Power Limited

The students of B.Tech Mechanical Engineering, B.Tech Electrical Engineering and MBA Power Management gets to benefit from the experts from the leaders in the power sector.

BSE Institute

To provide relevant knowledge to students pursuing education in management. UPES and BSE have identified two compulsory modules in the area of Finance & Accounting and corporate finance which incorporated in the curriculum of the MBA program offered by UPES.


Infosys collaborates with UPES to contemporize B.Tech Geo Informatics Engineering program by introducing industry modules and best practices in the field.


Grasim Industries Limited (Pulp and Fiber Business, the Aditya Birla Group) has introduced cellulosic material research programs. The company’s R&D provides opportunity for UPES students to intern at their state-of-the-art research facilities. Moreover, technical experts and scientists from Grasim R&D provide support for designing curriculum and UPES programs.


A collaboration between UPES’ “Centre of Excellence for Training” and “Research in Automation Technology Centre” was created to promote knowledge transfer, research and development in the field of Automation Technologies and to improve the technical competence, employability and entrepreneurship of undergraduate and postgraduate students for programs such as Applied Petroleum Engineering, Geo-Science Engineering, Geo-Informatics Engineering, Mechatronics and Electronics.


Electronics and communication engineering Programs in collaboration with cisco.


HPCL & UPES have joined hands and got into a strategic alliance which is the 1st of its kind alliance with an academic institution. HPCL has kindly consented to partner with us in making our programs in Oil & Gas (MBA Oil & Gas, M. Tech PLE and B. Tech Chemical) more contemporary and industry aligned.


The MoU with Power Sector Skill Council (PSSC) provided an opportunity for our students of B. Tech Electrical Engineering, MBA Power Management & M. Tech energy Systems to get skilled & Certified.

Surana & Surana

UPES and Surana & Surana International Attorneys got into a strategic alliance for B.B.A., LL.B. (H) - Corporate Laws and B.Com. (LLB) Taxation Law programs wherein Surana & Surana International Attorneys will help in Curriculum building, course deliver, faculty internship, Joint seminars/conferences and student internships.


The collaboration will provide unique courses for UPES students. Students will also receive a certificate from Microsoft upon completion of the course. Besides all students will get access to the content of ICH program. The collaboration covers B. Tech and M. Tech programs in Electrical – Electronics, Computer Science, B. Pharmacy, B.Sc. Nutrition, MBA Analytics, B. Design, and M. Design and School of Smart Agriculture students. Programs will be taught on Azure software: IoT, AI, and ML, Web Development and Data Sciences.


The Collaboration will give access to students to the most relevant technologies. In association with Oracle, UPES will develop a Workforce Development Programme, that will become a part of the existing BCA and B.Tech. degrees. It will provide participants with Oracle’s hands-on, digital delivered 3-year structured learning module, that will elevate skill sets of students and add an edge to their qualifications.


Wockhardt Ltd have entered into a strategic alliance to make the UPES B. Pharmacy program more contemporary and industry relevant, with selected modules being delivered by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) from Wockhardt. Classroom teaching will be supplemented by site visits and 2-month summer internships of students to Wockhardt locations across India. Wockhardt will also train UPES faculty through an internship program during semester breaks.


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