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25% Scholarship for Girl Students

25% scholarship will be offered on tuition fees of complete program duration for all girl students taking admission in any of the UG or PG programs for 2020 intake.

Up to 100% merit based scholarships

Scholarship will be offered to students securing an aggregate of 80% marks in class X & XII & 80% marks in CBSE/ ICSE / State Examination Board.

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  • 85% of graduating students completed exams online



2300+Overall Student placed in 2019-20*

94%Placements in 2019-20*

560+Recruiters on campus in 2019-20*

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



About M.A Courses

Master of Arts is a post-graduate degree that aims at providing in-depth knowledge of the chosen field. The two-year duration course is highly popular and comes with a variety of specialisation to select from. Students who have completed their Bachelor of Arts degree often opt for higher studies and pursue a Master of Arts degree to enhance their understanding of a domain and gain better career prospects.

M.A. course comprises of common subjects such as general English, History, Geography and more along with specialised subjects that are relevant to the selected field. The degree helps in exploring many different areas of interest and consolidate strong expertise, making you eligible for higher-level job roles. UPES offers the following specialisation in Master of Arts degree:

Who is the M.A. Course for?

The Master of Arts degree offered by UPES is for candidates who are keen to gain deeper insight and expertise in a particular field and wish to become proficient in that sector. They will be able to imbibe valuable skills that would help them perform to their fullest capability and give them leverage over others in terms of industry knowledge. The course is a gateway to opening doors for multiple career options that one can explore for a long term success and stability. The coursework is also substantial with a lot of theory classes, group projects and also deep research work that allows students to make full use of their mental and learning faculties. Major corporate houses tend to give more preference to those who hold an M.A. Degree for the same reason as such employees can offer superior excellence to their work.


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Eligibility criteria for M.A. Admissions

M.A. admission eligibility criteria in UPES differs as per the specialisation that students opt for.

Eligibility Criteria

Program Eligibility Criteria
MA Photography 50% in 10th,12th & Graduation in any stream
MA Digital & Mass Media 50% in 10th,12th & Graduation in any stream
MA Advertising & Digital Marketing 50% in 10th,12th & Graduation in any stream
MA Events, PR & Corporate Communications 50% in 10th,12th & Graduation in any stream 2
MA Journalism & Mass Communication 50% in 10th,12th & Graduation in any stream
MA Energy Economics 1. Minimum 50% in 10th,12th & Graduation in any stream 2. Graduation from a recognized University 3. B. Com/ BA Eco (Hons)/ B.Sc. / BA with Economics/ B. Tech / Statistics or Mathematics at graduation level. Or equivalent
MA Economics (Energy Economics) 1. Minimum 50% in 10th,12th & Graduation in any stream 2. Graduation from a recognized University 3. B. Com/ BA Eco (Hons)/ B.Sc. / BA with Economics/ B. Tech / Statistics or Mathematics at graduation level. Or equivalent

Admission Procedure for Enrolling M.A. Degree in 2020

M.A. admission 2020 has two different mediums depending upon the specialisation that you opt for. For all the M.A categories, you need to have the required eligibility to appear for personal interview except M.A. in Photography where you also have to present your portfolio. In the case of MA Economics (Energy Economics), the process differs as you will have to appear for an entrance test called UPESEEE.

Students keen to take the UPESEEE exam 2020 can easily apply online through the official website or can purchase the admission form through DD (Demand Draft) OR cash. Here is a step by step procedure for the application process:

Log on to the official website, fill the signup form, buy the Admission Prospectus and fill up the details. Those who are purchasing the form physically have to send them by post. The last date to apply for the UPESEEE is till May 16, 2020.

Fee structure for the exam will be as following and can be paid through credit/debit cards or Paytm or PayU:

For Male/Transgender Candidates of General/OBC Category INR 1300
For Female/SC/ST/PwD Category INR 600

Students who have applied for UPESEEE will be sent a username and password to their registered email address 24 hours before the exam. They will also be given detailed instructions on how to take the test.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 60% in 10 th, 12 th & Graduation

Scholarship Percentage (%) – Only Tuition Fee for 1 st semester & Number of Seats

  • 50% waiver on 5% seats in each program

Scholarships for M.A. Students

UPES offers scholarship programmes to academically inclined students so they can achieve their academic and professional goals without any financial hurdles. Students can get a 50% waiver for 1st-semester tuition fee on 5% seats in each program. Certain criteria are put in place to filter eligible candidates for the process:

  • Students should have scored a minimum of 60% in 10th,12th, and Graduation.
  • The student should possess exemplary behaviour and should be highly disciplined and compliant with the university.
  • Attendance of minimum 75% is required.

UPES offers 25% Scholarship for Girl Students on tuition fees for any of the Undergraduate and Postgraduate course for 2020. However, the above eligibility applies to them as well.

Careers & Placements

  • Consultancy firms
  • Energy Research Organization
  • Business Chambers (CII, ASSOCHAM, FICCI)
  • Academic Institutions
  • Energy Business Firms
  • Journalism


Specialisation at UPES comes bundled with global opportunities

    1. Study overseas* for free, for 4 weeks (pay only for travel & stay)
    2. Two Professional Courses* from AWS, IBM, Tableau.

* Terms & conditions apply

Entrance Test UPESEEE

Name of Program Name of Test Date of Test Last date to Apply Mode of Test Duration of test
MA-Eco with spl in Energy Economics UPESEEE To be Announced To be Announced Online 1.5 Hours

UPESEEE (Online Economics Entrance Exam) Overview

  • UPESEEE is a completely online test with no pen paper version. The unique feature of this test is that the aspirant can take the test from any convenient location with a net connected PC and a webcam, be it your home, office or even a cyber café. The test will be centrally proctored to ensure the integrity of the test process is not compromised.
  • Applicants who have filled the online form and paid the fees will be shared the designated test date and time slot through email at least 24 hours before the test date. Candidates will appear for the ONLINE test by logging in with their application form number.

Scheme of Tests

For Candidates with background: BA Eco (Hons), BA Program with Economics

Sections No. of Questions
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning & Verbal Ability 25
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 25
Quantitative: Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 25
General Economics: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics 25
Total no. of Questions 100

For Candidates with background: B.Com, B.Tech/ Students who have read Statistics/Mathematics in their graduation

Sections No. of Questions
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning & Verbal Ability 25
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 25
Quantitative: Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 25
Mathematics/Statistics 25
Total no. of Questions 100

Note: No Negative Marking

Entrance Test for M.A. Energy Economics course

UPESEEE is a mandatory M.A. Entrance exam for those who are keen to take up MA Economics (Energy Economics). The test can be taken from anywhere through an internet-connected PC with a webcam and will be centrally protocoled. The exam will have 100 questions divided into a total of 4 sections with 25 questions for each section. There will be no negative marking in the paper. Students who have completed the application procedure and paid the fees will be given a designated test date and time slot through email, 24 hours before the test date. Candidates will use their application form number to log in for the test. Further details on the syllabus are available on the website as curriculum differs for those who have a background in BA Economics (Hons), BA Programme with Economics and background in BCom, BTech/ Statistics/ Mathematics.

Career Opportunities

What are career opportunities available with a MA degree?

Depending upon the specialisation that you opt for with your M.A. degree, you can be in a comfortable position to enjoy various job roles in many different sectors. The expertise gained would ensure that you carry out your functions efficiently while making you equipped for senior roles as well. Master of Arts from UPES added to your resume will make you stand out to the employers and help you get jobs in both private and public sector as associates, executives, consultants and analysts.  

UPES being a reputed university enjoys a high placement rate of almost 90% and ropes in high profile companies such as Nestle, Reliance, Dell, Amazon and many more. It also boasts of a successful Career Service Department that has assisted 2200 students to land excellent jobs with good pay package in 2018-19 session. The job profile for Master of Arts degree varies depending upon the specialisation but they all have few features in common such as a prominent role, lucrative pay package and long term stability. Here are some of the diverse roles that you can go for based on your field:  

  • Digital Director (MA Advertising & Digital Marketing)
  • Content Manager (MA Advertising & Digital Marketing)
  • Economist (MA Economics)
  • Research Analyst (MA Economics)


Reasons to study Master of Arts in 2020

The M.A. course has different branches and each aims at making you a thorough and knowledgeable professional capable of carrying out high priority job functions. It prepares you for the challenges of the business world by inculcating all the necessary learning and skills that you require. It will also give you a conducive environment to share your ideas and develop transferable skills like communication, analytical, presentation, information management and leadership skills. Hence, M.A. Admission 2020 can be your gateway for a brighter and more advanced future.  

UPES has enjoyed global popularity and is counted among prestigious private institutes offering valuable education and opportunities to all. It has also won many awards such as the Leading University for International Student Experience’ at the UniAgents Annual Summit 2019. Nestled in the scenic green valley of Dehradun, this university not only offers a calm environment but also has world-class infrastructure with state-of-the-art technology to help students make the most of their Master of Arts degree.


The UPESEEE exam 2020 is a mandatory requirement only for students who are keen to pursue MA Economics (Energy Economics).

UPES enjoys a good placement record, providing fitting opportunities for students along with a handsome pay package.

UPES offers a total of 6 different specialisation in the M.A. course.

The UPESEEE will have a total of 100 questions divided in 4 section with 25 questions each.