Deependra Kumar Jha

Welcome to University of Petroleum & Energy Studies(UPES)!

Welcome to UPES, where helping our students fulfil their aspirations and dreams is our top priority. We work with students to design customized educational plans that meet their individual goals. We offer our students a personalized learning environment with great deal of flexibility and continuous mentoring. And, we integrate technical knowledge with strong ethics and leadership skills. 

Educators have always played instrumental roles in the development and advancement of humankind. However, our world is still facing several challenges related to security, environment, energy, and health etc. Educators will continue to have a significant impact on overcoming these challenges and eventually improving the quality of life thanks to their problem-solving skills, research and innovation. We are living in a period of rapid change when skills and expertise in several fields are expanding across the globe. There are unique opportunities today to produce leaders in various disciplines, who not only advance the knowledge of specific professions but who are also sensitive to protecting the environment and maintaining equity and the wealth of natural resources. We at UPES are committed to mould world-class leaders who can make a difference to the society.

Our vision is to be recognized for high-quality academic programmes and research through industry relevant programmes, excellence of its motivated faculty and the state-of-the-art facilities. Our academic programmes aims to better prepare the students for new challenges through stronger ethics and entrepreneurship components. We are committed to give our students an environment where they would be able to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills as they advance through the program. At UPES, students are guided and motivated to practically implement the principles learnt in classrooms through experimentation in the laboratories so that they become confident and skilled professionals. As we strive to be at the forefront of education, we believe in maintaining excellent relationship with industry and leading research centres for joint projects, trainings and internships.

At UPES, our focus has always been ‘the students’. We are a trustworthy destination for students aspiring for an innovative career. We believe in the power of education to transform lives, and we are committed to making a positive impact in the communities we serve. UPES has become a movement to transform lives of youngsters. While, in the initial years this was done through Petroleum & Energy domain courses, over the years we have added Infrastructure, Transportation, IT, Design, Planning and Policy, Management and Law. In true sense, UPES is the nation builders’ University.

Our programs provide students with excellent opportunities to work closely with faculty members handpicked from premier universities of the world, which enhances the quality of education and gives individual attention. We have a team of dedicated scholars as members of faculty and experts from the industry as advisors who create an exciting and friendly environment for learning. We follow outcomes based education system.

Whether you are a student, parent, or a curious individual, we invite you to visit our campus to witness the state-of-the-art facilities and excellent teaching-learning atmosphere. Our enthusiasm knows no bounds, and our dedication to lead education to new heights is indeed strong. 

Here at UPES, we inspire dreams, ignite curiosity, motivate actions and define the promise of tomorrow. I am happy that you are considering UPES for your study, and I look forward to helping you take this exciting step in your life.



Dr Deependra Kumar Jha
Vice Chancellor,UPES