University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)

About UPES


UPES has a sprawling 44-acre campus in the lush and verdant environs of Dehradun. The university takes pride in offering its students a world-class academic infrastructure, multimedia-enabled classrooms, modern research labs, playing fields, food courts, hostels and facilities for curricular and extra-curricular activities. The university’s singular purpose is to enable each one achieve their individual purpose in life, through the guiding light of knowledge. Each one is empowered to pursue dreams and PASSIONS in a meaningful and responsible manner. Each one is encouraged to foster professional development through imagination, INNOVATION, specialised knowledge and critical-thinking. Each one is ENTRUSTED to become an active participant in transforming society, to go beyond oneself, to RESPECT and INCLUSIVELY contribute in a pluralistic world. Thus, enabling one to choose life-pathways that fulfil their individual purposes fruitfully.

Globalisation has brought a massive change in the legal services arena. Constant policy reforms, increasing participation and inter-dependence of countries for trade and knowledge-sharing have had both qualitative and quantitative effects on the legal sector.

UPES School of Law, Dehradun, with its exceptional pedagogy, carefully crafted curriculum and unique instructional methods modelled after global trends in law education prepares its students to become the future of legal services.

The students learn to develop alternative routes and new patterns of practice, use innovative tools of management, and find resourceful methods to begin their ventures. They become professionals who are adaptable, dynamic, and well-versed with practical experiences.

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Prof. (Dr.) Vijay. K. Singh, Dean School of Law, UPES

Dr. Vijay is a seasoned professional with a great legacy behind him. Before joining UPES, he was heading the School of Corporate Law for three years as Associate Professor in Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), a think-tank and capacity-building institute under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India.

Prior to joining IICA, he worked with the Competition Commission of India (CCI) as Deputy Director (Law). During this stint for about five years with the regulator, he worked in the Legal Division and had been actively involved with the capacity building and advocacy activities of the commission including international cooperation.

He is an invited resource person for courses on competition law and policy, international trade laws and corporate affairs in institutions of repute. He is a Life Member of the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA), the Indian Society of International Law (ISIL), the International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ICADR) and the Indian Law Institute (ILI).

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Courses and Seat Intake Offered
  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) – 120 seats
  • B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) – 120 seats
  • B.Com LL.B (Hons.) – 120 seats
  • B.Tech LL.B (Hons) – 120 seats
  • B.A (Legal Studies) – 30 seats
  • Bachelor of Law (LL. B) – 30 seats
  • Master of Law (LL.M) – TBD
Fees Structure
  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) - ₹3,40,000/- p.a
  • B.B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) - ₹3,40,000/- p.a
  • B.Com LL.B (Hons.) - ₹ 3,40,000/- p.a
  • B.Tech LL.B (Hons) - ₹ 3,32,000/- p.a
  • Bachelor of Law (LL.B) - TBD
  • Master of Law (LL.M) - ₹ 2,20,000/- p.a
Admission Process
  • Selection Criteria: LSAT—India, CLAT, ULSAT
  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Candidates with minimum 50% marks in Higher & Senior Secondary (10th & 12th) and LSAT-India Percentile of 60 or above /CLAT AIR up to 15000 will be exempted from ULSAT and will be invited directly for Group Discussion and Interview.
    • Minimum 50% Marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) followed by Group Discussion and Interview only of students who have qualified ULSAT

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Scholarship and Financial Aid offered

Up to 100% Scholarship for meritorious students.

20% Scholarship* for Girl students.

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Faculty Profile

Total number of Faculty appointed full-time- 60

Visiting Faculty- 30

Facility and Infrastructure

Moot court room, library, Hostels, Auditorium, Gym, Basketball court, Sports Ground

Partnership's and its purpose

UPES, is the first Indian university to enter a tie-up with The University of Law, one of the UK’s most established providers of legal education.

The collaboration include –

  • Student and Faculty Exchange programme
  • Online Modules
  • Research Collaboration
  • Collaborative seminars


School of Law, UPES, has industry collaboration with Surana & Surana International Attorneys

Trainings and Placements offered
  • School of Law, UPES 2020 placements process has been concluded with a placement record of 74 per cent with a participation of more than 210 companies.
  • UPES overall placement for session 2019-20 was 94%
  • UPES offers placement assistance upto 5 years after graduation
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