University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) established in 2003. It is a private university sponsored by Hydrocarbon Education Research Society (HERS) in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. It is the No. 1 university in Dehradun, which offers a world-class academic infrastructure, multimedia-enabled classrooms, modern research labs, playing fields, food courts, hostels, and facilities for curricular and extra-curricular activities to its students.

UPES Dehradun offers both undergraduate and postgraduate level degrees for the students seeking admission in different fields through its eight schools such as School of Engineering, School of Computer Science, School of Design, School of Law, School of Business, School of Health Sciences, School of Smart Agriculture, and School of Modern Media.