University of Petroleum & Energy Studies
Dehradun


Students Lateral Entry Policy for Regular UG Programmes in Engg. & Technology

The policy is being introduced to provide an opportunity for higher studies to those candidates who have completed their Diploma in Engineering with good record and to provide more technical manpower by filling up the vacant seats from first year of various programs.

It is proposed to provide for lateral entry into the Graduate Engineering & Technology programs of the University with the provisions as detailed below:

1. Admission into the B.Tech. programs:
Lateral entry into the programs is only for B.Tech programs and these students shall be admitted in the 3rd semester of the program and shall be normally required to complete the program into which they are admitted,
in 3 years.

2. Eligibility:
Only those candidates who have obtained a 3-year diploma in any branch of engineering, relevant to the program, after 10+ (Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination) with minimum aggregate of 60% marks in science and math’s in a single sitting in the qualifying exam for diploma course, from a recognized State Board of Technical Education & Training

3. Choice of discipline / program:
The admission to any of the B.Tech programs being offered at the UPES shall be governed by the principle of compatibility, viz. a mapping provided in the annexure, so that the knowledge gained by the candidate during his Diploma is relevant to the program in which the admission is being sought.

The candidates with diploma in agriculture engineering will not be eligible to apply for any of the programs.

4. Number of seats:
The number of seats for lateral admission is not fixed and these are being made against the drop outs / seats remaining vacant / students failed, debarred in first year of the B.Tech. programs and shall not be more than 10% of the approved strength of the program for the batch.

5. Change of branch:
The students admitted under the lateral program shall not be allowed to change the branch.

6. Attendance:
The basis of the calculation of the attendance shall be from the date of commencement of the classes prescribed by the University by its academic calendar. For the first semester/third semester (Lateral Entry) newly admitted students, the same shall be reckoned from the date of his/her registration to the programme.

7. Completion of program:
A student admitted in B.Tech second year under Lateral Entry Scheme, shall be required to complete the programme within a period of maximum five academic years from the date of first registration, failing which he/she shall not be allowed to continue study further for his/her B.Tech Degree.

8. Reservation:
Reservation norms for different category candidates, as specified by the University policy shall be followed for admission to second year (Lateral Entry, wherever applicable) in all Undergraduate Engineering Programmes.

9. Result:
For students admitted to second year (lateral entry), the result of the programme which comprises of the six semesters, shall be declared on the basis of working out the CGPA as being practiced at the University currently.

For all other purposes these students shall be treated at par with the other students admitted in 4-year programme.

10. Admission process
The number of seats will be notified.

Applications shall be invited by post / email / online mode.

Candidates shall be called for test-cum-interview session with the weightage as:
Written 80%
Personal interview 20 %

The selected shall be notified through posting on web site of university and mail.

11. The selected may have to go through a special course – Lateral Entry Program, designed for them to make up for any deficiencies in courses / communication skills etc for which a fee may be charged.

12. General guidelines:
a) All guidelines, time schedule, call letters etc will be notified through UPES website www.upes.ac.in only.

b) After selection and fulfillment of the admission formalities, students will be considered at par with the other regular UG students of UPES.

13. Power to relax:
No provision of this policy will be relaxed without explicit the specific approval of the Vice-Chancellor.

 

Course Mapping

   

Lateral Entry Scheme

 

Programmes

 

 

Eligible Diploma

B.Tech

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APE with Gas Spl.

Petroleum / Chemical

B.Tech

-

APE -UP Stream

Petroleum / Chemical

B.Tech

-

Chemical

Chemical

B.Tech

-

ADE

Mechanical

B.Tech

-

ASE

Aeronautical Engg

B.Tech

-

ASE+AVE

Aeronautical Engg

B.Tech

-

Electronics

Electronics

B.Tech

-

Mechatronics

Electronics/Mechanical

B.Tech

-

Material Science with Nano Tech.

Machine

B.Tech

-

Civil

Civil

B.Tech

-

Computer Science

Computer Science/IT/Electronics

B.Tech

-

Mechanical

Mechanical

B.Tech

-

Power System

Electrical / Power system

B.Tech

-

Fire Safety

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B.Tech

-

Geo-Science

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B.Tech

-

Geo Informatics

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B.Tech

-

Architecture

Civil Engineering