UPESMET 2017: Gateway to 10 MBA programs by UPES University in Energy, Infra, Business Analytics, IB, HR, Marketing

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Updated on February 15, 2017
You need to register and apply before February 19, 2017 if you wish to appear in UPESMET 2017 leading to admission to one of the 10 MBA programmes offered by UPES Dehradun
The 10 MBA programs at UPES University are specifically designed for core sectors with high growth projections and to apply for these programmes

The opportunity to apply for UPESMET 2017, gateway to 10 different MBA courses of your choice in core sectors at College of Management & Economics Studies (CoMES), University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) Dehradun will close on February 19, 2017.

UPESMET 2017 is the answer to your MBA needs. The 10 MBA programs at UPES University are specifically designed for core sectors with high growth projections. UPES conducts its own entrance exam UPESMET for admission to MBA programmes and also accepts scores of CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ MAT/ NMAT. 

The candidates with MAT / CMAT score of minimum 75 percentile; CAT/ XAT score of minimum 70 percentile; NMAT by GMAC score of minimum 160 or with valid GMAT score can apply and will be shortlisted for Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

UPESMET offers the opportunity to improve your score and the Candidates whose CAT/ XAT/ MAT/CMAT scores do not meet UPES Admission criteria, but they still have minimum 50% marks in Class 10th and Class 12th and in graduation, can seek admission to UPES MBA programs by taking the UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET).

455 seats in 10 MBA programmes at UPES
College of Management & Economics Studies has emerged as an innovative institution that offers industry-focused specialized MBA programs in 10 key areas.

With the high anticipated growth in next few years in the core sectors, MBA programmes at UPES could fulfill the dream of a promising career in specialized MBA domain. UPES proposes to offer admission to 455 candidates to pursue MBA 2017-19 at its B school, the College of Management & Economics Studies (CoMES), UPES Dehradun.

Following specialized MBA programmes are offered by UPES in core sectors

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MBA Oil and Gas Management
Oil & Gas domain is a fast growing demand area for MBAs. The MBA in Oil and Gas Management at  UPES is a unique program that’s formulated to produce future managers and leaders who can handle the ever changing nature of challenges and opportunities of the rapidly evolving sector. You will develop a thorough understanding of strategic business issues across the entire hydrocarbon value chain from exploration to the retailing of petroleum and petroleum products.

The programme offers Placement opportunities in top companies in Refinery Management; Loyalty Program Management; Customer Relationship Management; Brand Management; Gas Business and Marketing; Corporate Planning & Strategy; Operations Management; Business Analysis; Financial Management among others.

MBA in Power Management
Power sector needs well groomed young managers equipped to handle the new and old issues pertaining to the sector. Apart from Government and Public sector, number of private players like Reliance, Tata, Torrent among others are operating in the power sector. The program develops your skills and abilities to apply management theories and concepts to live problems of the power industry across the spectrum of Generation, Transmission and Distribution.

MBA Energy Trading
MBA programme in Energy Trading is designed for students who wish to obtain a practical understanding of the basic energy derivative structures that are currently used in trading, marketing and risk management. Also, the program provides you with a sound knowledge of the field of trading in the energy market, enabling you to become an accomplished energy/commodity trader.

MBA Energy Trading program proposes to expose you to the global best practices involved in energy/commodity trading, the needs of the growing Oil & Gas trading, including pricing and risk management and oil economics.

MBA Urban Infrastructure & Smart Cities
The programme is designed to tap the possibilities that have recently emerged in the rapidly evolving Infrastructure domain. This program has been tailored in synchronization of creating smart cities and proposes to equip you with all the relevant knowledge and skill sets. The program not only imparts managerial skills in core subjects, but also the specialized domain related expertise in infrastructure management, contract administration and non-conventional methods of infrastructure creation. You also learn about the financing of infrastructure projects, IT applications as well as accounting, specifically in the context of infrastructure sector.

MBA Aviation Management
The spurt in demand for MBAs in this sector is catered with this programme. This programme is designed to bridge the gap between the industry demand and professionals with the global knowledge of the aviation industry. The core modules of the program are designed to equip the aspiring manager in you with specialized domain specific skills like ground handling, cargo, aviation safety & fleet management, regulatory management, fueling management & other allied issues relevant to the aviation industry.

MBA International Business Management
To cater to the demand of MBAs who are well equipped to handle and manage the international business complexities, the MBA in International Business Management is offered by UPES.

UPES international Operations works on establishing and maintaining alliances with foreign education and research institutes. The objective of UPES International Operations is to offer international academic and research exposure to the students and bring best practices to UPES.

MBA in Port & Shipping Management
The programme grooms the students to get well equipped with all types of managerial skills and minute details with theory & practical training to be an asset for Port management and Shipping management. Large number of students are recruited in this sector as the demand for MBAs in this sector is consistently rising.

 MBA in Logistics & Supply Chain Management
MBA Logistics & Supply Chain Management program aims to train and develop future leaders and managers in the fast-growing Logistics & Supply chain sector. It is a highly integrated program which will equip you with knowledge and understanding of multiple facets of supply chain business including purchasing, materials management, supply-chain management, transportation, customs regulations, foreign exchange, international trade and information technology among various other aspects.  

The programme offers career opportunities in Purchase/Sourcing; Logistics Management (Freight & Transportation); Vendor Development; Process Management; Warehousing & Distribution; Inventory Control; Supply Chain Management-Solution Designing; Network Planning among others.

MBA in Business Analytics in Academic collaboration with IBM
This program emphasizes on “Analytics”, one of the hottest technology topics in the world, which is a strange mix of arts, sciences and technologies. Analytics is an umbrella term referring to the processes, technologies and techniques, which turn data into information and knowledge that drive business decisions. The graduates of this program will develop knowledge and competencies on various analytical tools and technologies to collect and analyze data for generating business intelligence and support different functional areas of organizations belonging to various industry domains. Business Analytics are used in industries like financial services, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, energy, oil & gas, telecom, sports, social media, gaming, e-commerce, e-governance etc.

Since the academic year 2016, UPES and IBM have collaborated on an academic initiative that would provide Business Analytics training to MBA students, helping them develop the skills needed to become future business leaders. This initiative  features a new course for MBA i.e. MBA BUSINESS ANALYTICS. The course curriculum is co-developed by UPES and IBM. Students will be exposed to IBM proprietary technologies, engineers, and data scientists. The curriculum on Business Analytics would  educate the next generations of MBA students starting in 2016-2017 and the ultimate goal of the UPES-IBM initiative is to become the leading Business Analytics graduate program in India.

MBA with specialization in Human Resources / Marketing / Financial & Accounting / Operations Management course is offered to allow the student with a choice to specialize in a course of his interest.

MBA Marketing Management: The prevailing business environment makes it imperative for businesses to think out of the box to stay ahead of the curve. This program deals with the study of sales & service, promotions, advertising, consumer behavior, and other factors that affect purchasing decisions.

MBA Financial & Accounting Management: At its most basic level, the finance functions ensure the effective management of funds for an organization and helps it to stay competitive, or in other words, financially healthy. The MBA in Finance exposes students to the concepts of corporate finance, budgeting, cost control, investments &securities, and working capital management, among other areas of financial management.

MBA Operations Management: Improving efficiencies by making the best possible use of available resources is a key to making organizations more profitable. This program chiefly concerns itself with planning, organizing and supervising in the contexts of production, manufacturing, or the provision of services.

MBA Human Resources Management: HR plays a strategic role in managing the key challenges faced by an organization with regard to recruitment and retention, engagement and succession planning. Among other things, this program hones the skills and knowledge of students vis-à-vis the processes of hiring, training and development, performance assessment, compensation and benefits and labour relations.

Career opportunities are available in different profile and domains namely Market Research Analyst; Public Relations Manager; Marketing Managers; Brand Managers; Corporate Finance; Investment Banking; Securities Trading; Treasury operations; Risk Management; Operations Manager; Industrial Production Manager; Management Consultants; Logistics Manager; Change Management; Talent Management; Organizational Strategy; Business Strategy among others.

UPESMET 2017: Application process closes Feb 19
You need to register and apply before February 19, 2017 if you wish to appear in UPESMET 2017 leading to admission to one of the 10 MBA programmes offered by UPES Dehradun.

You can also apply through the scores in National level MBA entrance tests like CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT or NMAT..  

UPESMET exam consists of multiple choice questions (MCQs). It is a 2 hours 30 mins duration test and is aimed at testing the applicants ability in quantitative techniques, data interpretation, general awareness, analytical reasoning, verbal ability and reading comprehension.

Key dates for UPESMET 2017
Last date to Apply: February 19, 2017
Availability of Admit card: February 22, 2017
Exam Date: February 26, 2017
Exam duration: 150 minutes (2 hrs 30 minutes) from 10AM to 12.30PM

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) was established in the year 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand. Today the UPES offers industry-focused specialized graduate, post graduate and doctoral programs in key areas such as Energy, Infrastructure, Transportation, Information Technology and Legal Process.

The university endeavours to be recognized as a 'Nation Builders University' with a progressive vision of creating specialized professionals in the core sectors that can contribute in the economic growth of the country.

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