About UPES

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) was established in the year 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand. With an ambitious vision and unique approach, UPES emerged as an innovative institution offering programs that are specifically designed for core sectors with high growth projections. The university endeavours to be recognized as 'Nation Builders University' with a progressive vision of creating specialized professionals in the core sectors that can contribute in the economic growth of the country. 

Focused on the requirements of the future, UPES offers a wide spectrum of globally competitive undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate programs in various growth sectors of engineering, management , law and design studies. The university’s objective is to develop domain specific and competent technocrats, professionals, and managers who are ready to join the core industries. 

The different colleges under UPES are:  
  • College of Engineering Studies (CoES)
  • College of Management & Economics Studies (CoMES)
  • College of Legal Studies (CoLS)
  • Centre for Information Technology (CIT)
  • School of Design Studies (SoDS)
  • School of Planning & Architecture (SPA)
  • School of Public Policy (SoPP) & Governance

CIT-Centre for Information Technology

Centre for Information Technology (CIT), being a part of College of Engineering Studies, is an academy-industry alliance between UPES and IBM India aimed at developing a dynamic platform for next generation students to acquire high end IT education at graduation level.


CIT introduces and trains the students with Information Technology platform skills essential for the IT professionals. Information Technology plays a crucial role in the functioning of any organization. CIT offers well designed and specialized programs that provides appropriate skills and helps in becoming a competent IT professional. These programs are expected to add to the inclination of the recruiters towards the students, ready and aligned with the skills required for the IT industry. 

The centre provides the students with a sophisticated learning environment, equipped with all essential learning tools and facilities. There is  an advanced computing centre with 24 hours Wi-Fi connectivity and conducive ambiance. The online ERP system for academic monitoring, iCos platform, and LMS tool make the unique process of learning.

Current Programs under CIT

  • B.Tech (CSE) with Specialization in Business Analytics and Optimization
  • B.Tech (CSE) with Specialization in Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technologies
  • B.Tech (CSE) with Specialization in E-Commerce
  • B.Tech (CSE) with Specialization in Oil & Gas Informatics
  • B.Tech (CSE) with Specialization in Banking, Financial Services and Insurance
  • B.Tech (CSE) with Specialization in IT Infrastructure
  • B.Tech (CSE) with Specialization in Open Source and Open Standards
  • B.Tech (CSE) with Specialization in IT Security and Cyber Forensics
  • B.Tech (CSE) with Specialization in Telecom Informatics
  • B.Tech (CSE) with specialization in Mainframe Technology
  • B.Tech (CSE) with Specialization in Graphics and Gaming
  • B.Tech (CSE) with Specialization in Healthcare Informatics
  • B.Tech (CSE) with Specialization in Manufacturing Systems
  • B.Tech (CSE) with Specialization in Mobile Computing
  • B.Tech (CSE) with Specialization in Internet of Things and Smart Cities 
  • M.Tech (CSE) with Specialization in Artificial Intelligence
For more information about various colleges and programs please visit www.upes.ac.in

About NGCT

Next Generation Computing Technology (NGCT) is a non-profit society registered under the "Societies Registration Act of 1860" at Centre for Information Technology, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehardun (Uttarakhand). Centre for Information Technology is running various Computer Science undergraduate and postgraduate programs catering to new technologies like Cloud Computing, Mainframe Technologies, Open Source Standards, IT Infrastructure, Telecom Informatics, Business Analytics, E-Commerce, Banking Finance Insurance Services. The society is formed to enrich and wide spread the latest technologies among academic institutions, research organizations and industries in India and abroad.

The main objective of NGCT Society is to provide a technical platform to share knowledge and learn latest technology in order to serve mankind. The are the following few activities that will be organized under NGCT society:

A.         To Conduct International/ National Conferences in Information Technology

B.          To Conduct International/ National Workshops/Tutorials /Seminars/ FDP/ MDP

C.          To publish International/ National Journals in Print and Online format

D.         To Publish Magazines/ News Letters