University of Petroleum & Energy Studies is one of the preimere institution of law in the country. Not only it offers multiple speciaslisations in law, but also has been the flag bearer of energy law in not only India but south-east Asian region. Now the question that is being asked is how good is UPES, Dehradun for Law. To answer this we need to analyse various factors that are essential to determine how good a school really is.
Specialisations & Fields of study- The world that we live in today requires not only smartphones but also smart lawyers with multi tasking abilities. The striking feature of UPES is that it offers a wide range of specialisations thus multiplying the dimensions of the knowledge of the students many folds. The various specialisations offered by UPES in law are as follows:
a. B.A.LL.B (Hons.)- with speclisation in Energy Laws, Criminal, Constitutional or Labour Laws.
b. B.B.A.LL.B. (Hons.)- with specilaisation in Corporate Laws, International Trade or Banking & Finance.
c. B.Com.LL.B. (Hons.)- with specialisation in Media Laws, Legal Compliances or Taxation.
d. B.Tech.LL.B. (Hons)-with specialisation in Cyber Laws or IPR.
e. B.Sc.LL.B. (Hons.)- with specialisation in Food Health, IPR or Medical or Forensic Law.
So a fresher has option to choose from these wide range of options and become a multi-dimensional legal expert who is valued by the industry.
Recognition & Partnerships- UPES Law School is duly recognised the the Bar Council of India which is the reguatory body of legal education in India. UPES also has MOU with foreign universities like University of Law, England for through which there is a regualr practice of student and faculty exchange. We also have strategic partnership & alliances with top law firms, PSUs and leading industry experts through which our students are assisted in internships & placements.
World Class Infratstructure- Being located in the serene environment of Doon valley, the beauty of the campus is well known across the nation. The campus has state of art feature and connectivity which makes it one of the best places to live & learn. The Lockdown due to the pandemic, which became a challange for the rest of the nation was smoothly tackled by UPES given it excellent online lecture mechanism. The Blackboard Collaborate enabled the students stuck at every corner of India to attend virtual live classes and in the month of July the end semester examination was also conducted through online portal without any difficulty. This sets UPES apart from other private universities. Moreover the faculties are highly qulaified and energetic and devote their full energy in providing the best possible knowledge to the students.
Placements- The most vital issue that both students & parents wish to be certain about is placements. University of Petroleum and Energy Studies has recently been awarded 5 Stars for Employability, Academic Development, Facilities, and Program Strength by the globally-acclaimed QS Stars™ rating system. With industry-aligned curriculum, emphasis on holistic development, UPES graduates have been the preferred choice for employers, reflected in its superior track record of over 94% placements year after year. The highest pay package for the year 2020 stands at ₹ 45 lakhs p.a.
UPES has 87 career advisors and 580 companies present on campus, covering 4.66% of the student body. Besides this, there are career fairs, career advising sessions, interview training and CV support for the students. Additionally, there is an online career portal to aid the employability process. Employment is a process which starts from 1st year and continues till the last year through various activities like mooting, internships, conferences etc. These are the activities which add value to the CV of the students and make them job ready. UPES has excellent clinical legal education facility and mooting culture, Our students intern at top tier law firms like Khaitan, JSA, SAM etc