UPES Centre for Continuing Education (CCE)
University of Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun, India Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) since 2007 offers itself as Centre of Excellence (COE) for accessing quality blended education through “Distance Learning Mode”. The Energy, Infrastructure & Transportation (EIT) sectors are taking the lead in the developing a developed nations by making them the capitalist economies in their continents. These three sectors would be the major drivers of economy and source of employment generation in the future.
The university offers specialized courses in oil and gas, information technology, power, transportation, computer science, logistics, international business, legal studies, public policy, design, supply chain, aviation. It is the one and only Asian University to receive the coveted “World Oil Award”. In 2013, UPES became a part of the Laureate International Universities network.
UPES CCE welcomes all those fresher and working professionals who are keen to add skills and further education leading to a better career growth. Over 3000 global learners from different sectors and domains are joining the center.
For over 8 Years, UPES CCE is the only university offering distance education in the sector of Energy, Infrastructure & IT (EITI). It is the only university to offers students flipped classroom learning platform. It offers flexible learning methodology which makes it easy for students to learn at their pace and convenience. The study material provided to students is digitally rich and updated. To add more value on weekends special classes are given through live classroom session.
The main motto of the university is developing job ready and focused professionals with a global mindset and outlook in allied sectors. This is the reason why there is so much focus given on delivering world class education surpassing learners expectations. For an overall growth of an Individual, the integrative thought process is required which is nurtured in this university through constant live sessions with industry professionals.
The university constantly thrives to promote high standards to provide learners top-notch education, exposure, and professional outlook. They facilitate effective interactions among students and faculty to foster network with stakeholders. The university also develops a creative environment through brain storming sessions, training, research & development.
Lately, UPES was presented with esteemed recognition internationally renowned Quacquarelli Symonds Limited (UK) (QS-Stars) under their Stars rating of universities worldwide.
UPES has been awarded 5 Stars under two categories of QS rating i.e. Employability and Facilities; and a stellar four-star rating in Teaching and Three stars in inclusiveness.
UPES is awarded as a Three Star University. This international commendation is a replication of commitment and performance, which has started getting acknowledged globally.
The QS Star rating system is a global standard classifying distinction and diversity among the world’s institution of higher education. Such rating system allows learners to get a big picture of an institution’s potentials, looking at everything from the employability of graduates, to facilities and communal commitment.
The QS Stars audit assesses an organization against over different pointers and awards universities between one and five+ stars over eight wider fields, as well as an inclusive rating. It offers acknowledgment of fortes and comprises constituents which are not involved in the ranks.
The 4 categories that UPES has been bestowed for its exemplary performance
Employability: Graduate employability includes more than educational strength, concentrating on ‘work-readiness’ – the aptitude to work efficiently in a multi-cultural team, to deliver presentations, to manage people and assignments. Common pointers in this area are reviews of owners, graduate employment rates and level of career service support.
Facilities: The Facilities classification talks about the physical substructure of a university, providing learners with some vision into the background they can presume for the university experience.
Teaching: A key part of a university is the foster of tomorrow’s premium minds, stirring the next generation of prospective research academics. Classic pointers here are native teaching quality valuations, gathering of student feedback, national student surveys, and student faculty ratios.
Inclusiveness: For a university ambitious to become really world-class, its mission and its influence must spread further beyond the fundamentals. The pointers considered here contain: provision of scholarships and bursaries – mostly significant in today’s universal trend of higher tuition fees besides student assistance policy, disabled access, gender equality and outreach effort to students from low-income families.
Distance Education Bureau – UGC
One of the major milestones for UPES’ Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) has achieved is the approval from the Distance Education Board (DEB) for offering programs through distance learning mode. The DEB is a statutory body, part of the University Grants Commission (UGC) for looking after of standards in distance and open learning in India.
Department of Scientific and Industrial Research
UPES is acknowledged as a “Research Institution” by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), a part of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. DSIR has a decree to carry out the deeds linking to indigenous technology promotion, expansion, consumption, and transfer with the primary endeavor to support R&D by the industries and various other organizations.
Association of Indian Universities
UPES has been approved membership of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), operative from November 2009. This enables the university to numerous treats like membership in inter-university sports, library and information services plus a subscription to University News and assistance in acknowledgment of degrees in addition to providing a stage for information exchange amongst the colleges.
International Association of Universities
UPES is also an affiliate of the International Association of Universities (IAU). This assists the university to take part in IAU Annual Conferences, the General Conferences, Focused Workshops, Discussions, Experts Meetings and various other substantial events. This also aids UPES to receive regular reports on IAU activities and exchange information with the worldwide higher learning community.
The additional recognitions approved by UPES CCE which makes the university what it is – A Class Apart.
- National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC “B” Grade)
- Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of the University
- ISO 9001:2008
- Bar Council of India (2007)
- Management Accountants (CIMA, United Kingdom)
- International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
- Association of Indian Universities
UPES offers the below programs through CCE via Distance Education:
- MBA in Aviation Management
- MBA in Oil and Gas
- MBA in Power Management
- MBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- BBA in Aviation Operations
- Certificate in Project Management