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Discover Passion, Discover Yourself at UPES

NEW DELHI, November 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —

Established in 2003, UPES (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies) has pioneered in industry-focused courses and programs that have helped students discover their passion, harness inherent potential and carve a niche for themselves in the core sectors such as energy, information technology, design and planning, architecture, business, public policy and legal studies, among others. UPES is the perfect choice for those who are ambitious to lead in high growth sectors and aim to accelerate their way to a successful career, while still in college.

“Demand for industry-ready professionals in various sectors is on the rise. With technologies like big data, cloud computing, mobile Internet, 3D printing and artificial intelligence, new job categories and functions are emerging. Therefore, while choosing a course, students should consider its future relevance and not just what is prevalent today or what their peers are doing,” says Mr. Utpal Ghosh, CEO & President, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies.

“With mega initiatives like Digital India, Skill India, Smart Cities and Make in India, there is a huge scope for geoinformatics, renewable energy, broadband communication, urban & infrastructure development, machine design, fire & safety, disaster management, IPR and cyber laws. Today’s youth should explore new avenues and be future ready,” he added.

Since its inception, UPES has differentiated itself with its ambitious vision and distinctive approach towards academics and skill development. Offering 79 programs across 14 core sectors, UPES has over time encouraged its students to realise their potential and follow their dreams. The first Indian university to have received a QS 5 Star Global Rating for Employability and Facilities, UPES was recognised for its exemplary performance in the following categories:

– Employability: Graduate employability encompasses more than academic strength, focusing on ‘work-readiness’ – the ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural team, to deliver presentations, to manage people and projects. Common indicators in this area are surveys of employers, graduate employment rates and level of career service support.

– Facilities: The Facilities category talks about the physical infrastructure of a university, providing students with some insight into the environment they can expect for the university experience.

– Teaching: A key role of a university is nurturing tomorrow’s finest minds, inspiring the next generation of potential research academics. Typical indicators here are domestic teaching quality assessments, collation of student feedback, national student surveys and student faculty ratios.

– Inclusiveness: For a university aspiring to become truly world-class, its mission and its impact must extend further beyond the basics. The indicators considered here include: provision of scholarships and bursaries – particularly relevant in today’s global trend of higher tuition fees and student assistance policy, disabled access, gender equality and outreach effort to students from low-income families.

Delighted on the milestone achieved by the university, Utpal Ghosh, CEO and President, commented saying, “UPES is proud to be rated 5 Stars for placements and campus facilities and 4 Stars for teaching, a global recognition that clearly reflects our commitment towards our students.”

UPES is not just a university, it’s a platform for students with ambitious dreams and for those who have the confidence and potential to achieve nothing but the best. Whether a student aspires to be an Aeronautical Engineer or an Automotive Designer, UPES has a course cut out for them. Mentors at UPES strive to develop proficient technocrats, professionals and managers, equipping them with the knowledge and skill necessary to meet the ever evolving industry standards.

Peerless placements and academic achievements at UPES are a testimony to the fact that education is beyond the classroom and this makes it one of the most sought-after universities in India. Most students get placed well before they graduate, bagging lucrative jobs in the industry of their choice.

Due to its sector-specific courses and programs, UPES has been the top choice for most recruiters as well. Joint efforts made by the students, the career services team and the esteemed faculty result in exceptional milestones achieved by the university year after year.

In addition to the diverse courses and state-of-the-art infrastructure, UPES has an established collaboration with industry giants such as IBM, Cisco, and Larsen & Toubro for its B.Tech and MBA programs, along with academic ties with more than 100 leading universities around the world.

Speaking about the collaboration with UPES, Alok Ohrie, Director – Systems and Technology Group, IBM India/SA said, “There has never been a better opportunity to ensure we are arming our students with the smart skills for the future. We need to develop curriculum that meets the evolving needs of students and their employers. For this to happen, it is critical that businesses and academia work together to prepare students for these new opportunities. Academia, through initiatives like these, can help students to enhance their learning by bringing together the best of the traditional curriculum and current trends in technology specific course materials – which will help build smarter skills. It’s a whole new thinking, and a cutting edge approach to technology meritocracy.”

All in all, UPES is a university with a vision for the future and it takes immense pride in its professors and mentors, who practice and promote high standards of professional and educational ethics, and who instill an integrative thought process in their students.

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