B.Tech. Fire and Safety

B.Tech. Fire and Safety Engineering

Program Details

The B. Tech. in Fire & Safety Engineering program offered by UPES School of Advanced Engineering aims to equip students with comprehensive knowledge and skills in various aspects of risk assessment, accident investigation, and safety strategies development for a diverse range of projects. The program is designed to produce industry-ready professionals who can effectively handle fire and safety challenges in different settings. This is achieved through a well-structured curriculum that includes specialized courses such as fire hazards and forensics, structural fire protection design, fire risk assessment & planning, real-time risk reduction dynamics, functional safety through AI/ML, fire modeling, and simulation, as well as the development of modern safety gear.

The program prides itself on having a faculty comprised of experienced experts from nationally recognized institutions and foreign universities. This ensures that students receive high-quality education and exposure to international best practices in the field of fire and safety engineering. Graduates of this program are in high demand by industries as "Safety Officers" and "Fire and Safety Officers," as they are mandated under the Factories Act 1948 of India. Their expertise is essential in ensuring workplace safety, minimizing accidents, and enhancing overall work efficiency and company profitability.

The success of UPES fire & safety engineering graduates can be seen through their widespread employability across leading industries and firms in India and abroad. With their specialized knowledge and skills, they are well-equipped to take on critical roles in fire and safety management, thus contributing significantly to the safety and well-being of organizations and communities. Overall, the B. Tech. in Fire & Safety Engineering program at UPES School of Advanced Engineering stands out as an excellent choice for aspiring professionals seeking to make a positive impact in the field of fire and safety engineering.

Program Highlights

  • UPES offers specialized courses in fire hazards and forensics, fire risk assessment & planning, Al/ML-based functional safety, and fire modelling & simulation, preparing students with cutting-edge skills for the field.
  • The B. Tech. in Fire & Safety Engineering program boasts a 100% placement record, with graduates securing lucrative job offers across diverse industries such as construction, oil & gas, manufacturing, banking, and more, with the highest package of 13.5 lakhs.
  • Students are nurtured to obtain certifications in NEBOSH, IOSH, and ISO 45001 (Lead Auditor), enhancing their employability and industry recognition.
  • UPES has collaborations with esteemed universities like the University of Exeter, UK; the University of Aberdeen, UK; Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI); University of Queensland, Australia, providing global exposure and opportunities for exchange programs.
  • The B. Tech. in Fire & Safety Engineering program boasts faculty members from prestigious institutions worldwide, including the University of Tokyo, Japan; Aarhus University, Denmark; Catalan Institute for Water Research, Spain; and more, with some being listed among the top 2% of Stanford researchers.
  • UPES offers a cutting-edge and interdisciplinary infrastructure, equipped with advanced modelling and simulation facilities, ensuring students receive hands-on training and practical experience.

The future scope of the B. Tech. in Fire & Safety Engineering program offered by UPES School of Advanced Engineering is highly promising and rewarding. As technology advances and industrialization continues to grow, the demand for skilled professionals in fire and safety engineering is expected to rise exponentially. Graduates from this program will be equipped with a comprehensive understanding of fire prevention, risk assessment, emergency response, and safety management, making them invaluable assets to various industries. They will find diverse career opportunities in sectors like manufacturing, oil and gas, construction, aviation, and more. Additionally, with a strong focus on sustainability and environmental safety, UPES graduates will be at the forefront of implementing innovative solutions to mitigate risks and ensure the protection of life, property, and the environment. The program's industry-aligned curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, and experienced faculty will prepare students to excel in this dynamic field, making them well-positioned for a successful and impactful career in fire and safety engineering.

Career Opportunities

Completing the B.Tech. in Fire & Safety Engineering program offered by UPES School of Advanced Engineering opens up a multitude of promising career opportunities. Graduates can pursue roles in various industries, including firefighting, disaster management, safety consultancy, industrial safety, risk assessment, and health & safety management. They can work with government agencies, private corporations, construction firms, airports, oil & gas companies, and more. With their expertise in preventing and managing fire incidents and ensuring safety protocols, graduates can make a significant impact in protecting lives and property while advancing their careers in this vital field.

Placements

UPES School of Advanced Engineering offers an exceptional B. Tech. program in Fire & Safety Engineering, providing students with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills to excel in this critical field. The program's industry-aligned curriculum equips graduates with cutting-edge expertise in fire prevention, risk assessment, disaster management, and safety protocols. Under the guidance of experienced faculty and state-of-the-art facilities, students gain hands-on experience to tackle real-world challenges. With strong industry connections, UPES ensures excellent placement opportunities for its Fire & Safety Engineering graduates, empowering them to pursue successful careers as safety professionals in various sectors, safeguarding lives and properties with utmost precision and commitment.

Fee Structure

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Curriculum

Semester 1

CourseLTPCredits
Critical thinking 2002
Environment Sustainability 
and Climate Change 
2002
Engineering Mathematics I3104
Physics 3104
Workshop Practices1012
Physics Lab0011
 Engineering Graphics1012
Object Oriented Programming3003
Object Oriented Programming 
Lab
0011
Total   21
,

Semester 2

CourseLTPCredits
Living Conversation2002
EVS -I (Living Lab)2002
Engineering Mathematics II3104
Chemistry3003
Basic of Mechanical 
Engineering
2002
Engineering Mechanics3003
Basic Electrical and 
Electronics Engineering
3003
Chemistry Lab 0011
Basic Electrical and 
Electronics Engg Lab
0011
Total   21
,

Semester 3

CourseLTPCredits
Design Thinking2002
Social Internship0000
Exploratory 13003
Fluid Mechanics 2002
Thermodynamics &
Analytical Instruments
2103
Fundamentals of Fire
Engineering
3003
First Aid and 
Emergency Procedure
2002
Fluid Mechanics Lab0011
Behavior Based Safety 2103
Programming in Python0011
Total   20
,

Semester 4

CourseLTPCredits
Working with data2002
Exploratory 23003
Occupational Safety 
and Industrial Hygiene
3003
Strength of Materials2002
Planning and Design 
of Fire Protection Systems
2103
Safety Engineering Lab0011
Industrial Hygiene Lab0011
Strength of Material 
Lab
0011
Principles of Engineering
Design
2002
Program Elective -I 3003
Problem Solving using
MATLAB
0011
Total   22
,

Semester 5

CourseLTPCredits
Leadership and Teamwork2002
Exploratory 33003
Unit Operations in 
Chemical Engineering
3003
Fire Engineering Lab0011
Legal Aspects of 
Environment, Health & Safety
3003
Structural Fire Protection
Design
2103
Fire Safety Field 
Training
0011
Program Elective - II3003
Capstone - I0022
Total   21
,

Semester 6

CourseLTPCredits
Start your startup2002
Exploratory 43003
Environmental Eng. & 
Management
2103
Environmental Eng. Lab.0011
Industrial Visit0011
Construction Safety and 
Management
3003
Hazard Identification and 
Risk Analysis
2103
Program Elective - III3003
Total   19
,

Semester 7

CourseLTPCredits
Technologies of the 
Future 
2002
Meta 1011001
Exploratory 53003
Electrical System Safety 
and Design
3003
Chemical Technology &
Reaction Eng
2002
Fire Risk Assessment 
& Planning
2103
Program Elective - IV3003
Industrial Internship0001
Research Project- I0022
Capstone - II0022
Total   22
,

Semester 8

CourseLTPCredits
Exploratory 63003
Process Instrumentation &
Control Engineering
2002
Safety in Transportation 
Sector
2002
Leadership in Safety1001
Program Elective -V3003
Research Project-II0088
Total   19
,

Program Elective Basket - 
Choose Any One Elective

SEMCourseLTPCredits
4thSustainability 
Engineering 
3003
5thProcess Safety 
and Security
3003
,

Program Elective Basket - 
Choose Any One Elective

SEMCourseLTPCredits
6thSearch & 
Rescue Operation
3003
6thExplosion Safety3003
6thIndustrial Psychology3003
6thModelling and 
Simulation
3003
6thSafety in 
Engineering 
Industry
3003
6thFire Toxicology 
and Forensic 
3003
,

Program Elective Basket - 
Choose Any One Elective

SEMCourseLTPCredits
7thEmergency Response and 
Disaster Management Plan
3003
7thNatural and Man-Made 
Disasters
3003
7thSocio economic aspects 
of Disaster management
3003
7thDisaster induced Risk3003
7thFluid Power Safety3003
7thProbability and Reliability
Engineering
3003
,

Program Elective Basket - 
Choose Any One Elective

SEMCourseLTPCredits
8thWater Security, Refugee 
Health and Sanitation 
3003
8thShelter and Settlement 
in Disaster
3003
8thEnvironmental Surveillance 
and One Health
3003
8thEnvironment Toxicology 
and Risk Assessment
3003
8thEnvironmental Surveillance 
and One Health
3003
8thEnvironment Toxicology 
and Risk Assessment
3003

Eligibility

Interested students must meet the minimum eligibility criteria for B. Tech. in Fire & Safety Engineering as outlined below: Minimum 50% marks in Classes X and XII. with 50% in PCM (Physics/Chemistry and Mathematics) in Class XII.

Selection Criteria

The criteria for selecting students interested in pursuing B. Tech. in Electronics & Computer Engineering at UPES is determined by evaluating the individual's performance in UPESEAT / JEE / Board Merit / SAT / CUET.

Minors

AI&ML, IoT, Blockchain, Data science, Bio-mimetics, Sustainability engineering, Climate change, Disaster management, Reclaim engineering, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Space Engineering, Statistics & probability, Economics.

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