Dehradun Established in 2003, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies is a for-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Dehradun (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Uttarakhand. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 15 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Indian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.