UPES School of Business Dehradun Admission 2021: Wide Range of MBA Programmes; PI Round from May 7 to 9 – Book your Slot, Check USPs, Fee, Placements


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April 26, 2021
Online PI round for MBA admission 2021 at UPES School of Business, UPES University Dehradun is scheduled from May 7 to 9, 2021. UPES offers wide range of General and specialized MBA 2021-23 programs in diverse high-growth sectors. UPES will accept score of its own admission test UPESMET and CAT/XAT/CMAT/ MAT/ NMAT/GMAT exams. You can book your slot for PI round online with your application number and DoB
UPES School of Business Dehradun Admission

UPES School of Business at UPES University Dehradun, a UGC recognised and NAAC accredited, multi-disciplinary university, is conducting online Personal Interview for MBA admission 2021 from May 7 to 9, 2021. UPES will accept score of its own admission test UPESMET and CAT/XAT/CMAT/ MAT/ NMAT/GMAT exams. You can book your slot for PI round online with your application number and Date of Birth


The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) is a highly-ranked institution of higher education and research located in Dehradun. The UPES Business School offers specialisation-focused undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develops and hones future leaders for diverse high-growth sectors in India and globally. The university was set up in the year 2003 under an Act of the Government of Uttrakhand. It is the first public-private university of India. UPES has six schools that offer more than 150 undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate programmes.

UPES School of Business conducted its own MBA entrance test – UPESMET on April 9 & 10, 2021 as online exam. The University will also accept CAT 2020, XAT 2021, CMAT 2021, MAT 2020-2021, NMAT 2020 and GMAT exam scores for admission to its wide range of MBA programs offered in core sectors that drive the economic growth of the country. The slot booking for PI round can be done online after submitting the online application for admission 2021 with an application fee of Rs.1350/-, if not applied earlier.

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UPES Dehradun: USPs

  • Highly Ranked: UPES Dehradun is a highly ranked university for management education. It is ranked 66 in MHRD NIRF Rankings 2020 among top 100 B-schools
  • International Accreditation: MBA (Oil & Gas) & MBA (Logistics & Supply Chain) at UPES School of Business have received specialized Accreditation through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), USA
  • High Placements: UPES graduates are preferred choice for employers which is reflected in the 95% Placements 2020 from top recruiters with an average salary at Rs.5.02 LPA
  • Industry Alliances:  UPES Offers industry-oriented MBA programs and emphasises on holistic development. Courses are co-developed and co-delivered by industry partners. School of Business has tie-ups with Aerotech Support Services, BSE, IBM, TATA Power, HPCL and many more. Top Industry experts like Mr. Kamal Bali President & Managing Director, Volvo Group, India; Mr. Aniruddha Khekale Group Director HR, Emerson Process Management; Mr. Maharana Ray Vice President, Probiking, Bajaj Auto Ltd; Mr. Sachin Singla Associate Director & Head Analytics & Mobile Marketing, Make My Trip; Ms. Prajakta Kanaglekar Sr. Director HR, Flipkart are on the Advisory Board of the institute.
  • IATA Top Performing Authorized Training Centers:  Center for Aviation Studies at UPES has been qualified by the International Air Traffic Association (IATA) as a 2019 South Asia Top Performing Authorised Training Centre for the second year in a row
  • World Class Infrastructure: Housed in a sprawling 44-acre campus in the safe and scenic environs of Dehradun, UPES has a world-class academic infrastructure, multimedia-enabled classrooms, modern research labs, playing fields, food courts, hostels and facilities for curricular and extra-curricular activities

UPES School of Business Dehradun MBA Admission 2021: Important Dates
Key dates for UPES – SoB MBA admission process are as below:

UPES-SoB MBA Admission 2021 Activity
Key Dates
Application Last Date through UPESMET
April 6, 2021
Submit application online/offline; Pay Rs.1350/- towards Application fee
UPESMET 2021 Exam Date
April 9 and 10, 2021
Online Test of 2 hours duration
Applications through CAT/MAT/XAT/ NMAT
Upto 30% seats shall be filled through CAT/MAT/ XAT/NMAT
Online PI Round
May 7 to 9, 2021
Book your slot online with your application number and DoB

UPES School of Business: Offers Specialized MBA Programmes/
You can choose from a wide range of specialised MBA programs offered by UPES School of Business Dehradun. The list below shares the wide range of MBA programmes offered at UPES School of Business with intake for each program:

MBA Programme
Specialisation Offered
Minors Offered at UPES
(Choice of specialization after 1st year)​
 -Artificial intelligence
-Digital marketing
-Digital transformation
-Start your startup
-Business analytics
-International business
-Operations/ Project Management
-Financial Analysis and Services
- Family Business and Entrepreneurship
Operations Management,
MBA - Digital Business
Web Design and Development
Search Engine Optimization
MBA - Business Analytics
Energy Analytics
Data Mining
MBA - Oil and Gas
Energy & Petrochemical Business
Oil & Gas Business
MBA - Power Management
Power Generation & Green Energy
Alternative Sources of Energy
MBA - International Business
International Business Law & Negotiation
Cross Culture Management
MBA - Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Logistics Planning / Supply Chain
Business Process in Supply Chain
MBA - Aviation Management
Airline Service Operations
Aviation Enterprise Management
MBA in Events, Public Relations and Corporate Communications
Events, Public Relations, Corporate Communications

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MBA Intake at UPES School of Business
With the high anticipated growth in next few years in the core sectors, MBA programs at UPES could fulfill the dream of a promising career in specialized MBA domain. UPES proposes to offer admission to hundreds of candidates to pursue MBA 2021-23 at its UPES School of Business. The list below shares the Intake for each MBA programme offered at UPES School of Business:

Program name
MBA with specialization in Human Resource/Marketing Management/Finance Management/Operations Management
MBA (International Business)
MBA Power Management
MBA Oil & Gas Management
MBA Business Analytics
MBA Digital Business
MBA Aviation Management
MBA Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Events, Public Relations and Corporate Communications
Total Intake

UPES MBA Fee is Rs.14,19,500 for all the MBA programmes except for Events, Public Relations and Corporate Communications for which the fee is as low as Rs.3,72,576/-

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UPES MBA Placements
UPES School of Business has recorded 95% placements for 2018-20 batch. Highest Salary in Placement 2020 stood at Rs.18 LPA while Average Salary in Placement 2020 was Rs.5.02 LPA.

Top Recruiters include Accenture, Adani Airports, Adani Power, Amazon, Bangalore International Airport Limited, Bechtel India, Berger Paints, BIAL, BlueDart, Croma, Decathlon, Delhivery, Deloiite, Genpact, HDFC, HILTI, Indigo Airlines, Infosys, ITC, KPMG, L&T Infotech, Nestle, RIL, Spicejet, TCS, Wipro, Indian Oil Adani Gas Pvt. Ltd and many more

UPES MBA Admission Cut offs 2021
You can seek MBA admission at UPES Dehradun through the CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/ NMAT/GMAT exam score or through the UPESMET conducted by UPES University as online test. The cut offs for admission are as under:

Entrance Exams
Minimum Cut offs
CAT 2020/XAT 2020, 2021
50 percentile & above
MAT 2020-21/CMAT 2021
70 percentile & above
400 Score & above
NMAT 2020
120 Score
UPESMET 2020-21
As per Merit Based score

Exemption from UPESMET & Score Validity
Following Students are exempted from UPES Management Entrance Test and are called for Interview, if qualified:

  • Candidates with minimum MAT/CMAT 2021 score of 70 Percentile & above
  • Valid 50 percentile and above score of CAT 2020/ XAT 2021
  • A score of minimum 400 or above for GMAT
  • A score of 120 and above in NMAT 2020/21 

UPES MBA Admission Eligibility Criteria 2021 

  • Candidates with minimum 50% marks in Class 10th, 12th and graduation, can seek admission to UPES MBA programs by taking the UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET).
  • A candidate with 50% marks in graduation is also eligible to apply for MBA admission to UPES Dehradun through CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/ NMAT/GMAT with a minimum percentile score requirement as given above
  • A student in final year of graduation can also apply

How to Apply for UPES MBA Admission?
A candidate can apply online for MBA admission to UPES Dehradun through two channels – Non-Exam Pathway or UPESMET exam pathway as under by making payment of application fee of Rs.1350/- online.

Non-Examination Pathway
Must have appeared in one the entrance exams CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/NMAT/GMAT with a minimum percentile score requirement as given above

Examination Pathway
Apply and appear in UPES Management Entrance Test (UPESMET)


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UPESMET 2021 Exam Pattern
UPESMET is a completely online test of moderate difficulty level. You can take UPESMET from any location that suits your convenience. All you need is a computer with a stable internet connection. It is proctored centrally and gives you the advantageof taking the test from any location in a time slot of your preference

UPES-MET Test Pattern

Number of Questions
Section 1
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability
Section 2
Quantitative: Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency
Section 3
General Awareness: General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Business Scenario
Section 4
Analytical & Logical Reasoning
Total questions

Final Selection Process

  • The candidates fulfilling the prescribed parameters like exam score, academics are shortlisted as per the cut offs
  • The shortlisted candidates will need to participate in final selection round which will comprise Group Discussion and Personal Interview
  • Final Admission offer will be made as per the components and weightages in admission criteria.

Online Interview Slots for Admission 2021
UPES-SOB is conducting online interviews for MBA admission 2021. Following facilities are provided to applicants to avoid any inconvenience during the process:

  • You can book your interview sessions between every Monday to Friday, 10AM to 5PM as per the available time slots - 10-11am, 11-12noon, 12noon-1pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm, 3-4pm, 4-5pm
  • Applicants would be able to see the available slots for the next day from the day of applying.
  • After successful booking the date and time slot, the confirmation email will go to the applicant. Applicant can also take the printout of the confirmation of the booking from the system at the same time.
  • Please note current capacity to process is 150 applicants a day. Each time slot have capping of students and slots which are already full will not be visible.
  • Result to the selected applicants will be communicated on their registered credentials within 5 working days

Scholarships at UPES: Eligibility Criteria
UPES School of Business offers scholarships to the candidates who have performed well in various entrance exams in the form of tuition fee waivers. The eligibility criteria for scholarships are:

  • Minimum 80 percentile score in CAT/XAT
  • Minimum 90 percentile score in MAT, NMAT, UPESMET & any other National Level Entrance Test
  • 10% seats in each program for 25% tuition fee waiver in 1st semester
CAT Score(Percentile)
Amount of Tuition Fee Waiver
 Scholarshsip Applicability
For first year
For first year
For first year

UPES School of Business offers hybrid bouquet of  industry aligned MBA programs in the sectors that are driving the Indian economy. Candidates can choose MBA Programs in any of the key areas. The key sectors of the economy are witnessing a growing demand for professionals with industry-focused managerial skills. It is in this respect that UPES School of Business offers MBA in Oil & Gas Management which combines key facets of management in core sector of the economy.

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At UPES School of Business, students are groomed to excel in highly-competitive business sectors such as the tech and finance industry, amongst others. They are trained to become strong team players and eventually global managers who are well-versed with business concepts. UPES School of Business collaborates extensively with industry experts to implement the most up-to-date curriculum and provides an ecosystem that promotes entrepreneurial development and best practices in the industry. The School of Business infrastructure comprises modern instructional facilities, exhaustive online resources and much more to create a modern learning environment.

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