Is UPES good for computer science engineering?
Set in the beautiful location of Dehradun and at the foothills of Himalaya’s, UPES School of Computer Science offers a peaceful & nurturing environment for the students to reach their true potential. At UPES, students are offered world-class academic infrastructure, multimedia-enabled classrooms, modern research labs, the large expanse of sports fields all around the campus, food courts, hostels and other facilities for curricular and extracurricular activities. With industry-alignment and emphasis on holistic development, UPES graduates have been the preferred choice for employers, reflected in its superior track record of over 94% placements year on year. Our School of Computer Science boosts of 100% placement record with the highest package of INR 44LPA. Thus, the university develops and hones future leaders for diverse high-growth sectors, both in India and overseas.
UPES has fostered unique, opportune, and effective industry collaborations with some of the largest organizations in the world, like Microsoft, IBM, Xebia, Oracle and more. The synergistic relationship between the industry and UPES creates competent collaborative strategies; Co-Designed, Co-Developed, Co-Delivered, and Co-Certified with Co-branded certificate to be awarded after successful completion. These partnerships have opened up new opportunities for students, providing benefits of R&D activities, industry visits, placement support, Industry-aligned programs co-developed with partners, Faculty and student training.
Through our School of Computer Science, we offer cutting-edge engineering programs in Blockchain Technology, Business Analytics and Optimization, Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technology, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Graphics and Gaming, Cyber Security and Forensics, IT Infrastructure, Mobile Application Development, DevOps, Big Data, among others. We also offer M. Tech and BCA programs.
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Right from being a games developer to an IT and communications services manager, there is a range of career opportunities that a computer science graduate can explore these days. We are proud to be the first school in the world to offer specialisations in computer science engineering at UG level. UPES School of Computer Science equips students with all the requisite skills for a successful career in computer science, aligned with industry requirements. The infrastructure comprises advanced computing centre with round-the-clock wi-fi connectivity and an environment conducive to learning. Tie-ups with industry leaders like IBM and Xebia enable students to access cutting-edge technology and tools. Supplementing all this is a multi-disciplinary and industry-oriented approach to learning. Academic initiatives, creative learning and innovation play a big role at the UPES School of Computer Science. A passion for lifelong learning and innovation through practical and industry-level exposure becomes second nature to students by the time they graduate.
Our student’s academic journey is enriched with the unique UPES EDGE, which includes initiative like
1. ENGINEERING+: It’s B.Tech. with an Upgrade.
• Business Diploma in collaboration with London School of Business and Finance, Singapore
• Free access to 3900+ global courses on Coursera
• Free 4-week study abroad programme
• 128 faculty members (39 Ph.Ds + 89 PhD pursuing) from reputed universities in India and abroad
3. EXCELLENT PLACEMENT RECORD
• Highest package offered Rs.44 Lacs p.a.
• Placement in one of the world’s leading tech company Amazon with Rs. 30 Lacs p.a.
4. GLOBAL EXPOSURE
• 50% scholarship for PG programmes in academic partner institutes in UK, Europe, USA, and Canada
• Courses co-developed and co-delivered by industry partners, tie-ups with IBM, Xebia, Oracle, Microsoft and many more
6. ALUMNI ADVANTAGE
• Placement support for 5 years after graduation
• Incubation, funding, and workspace support
• 35% scholarship for post-graduation at academic partner institutes abroad
7. INDUSTRY EXPERTS ON THE ADVISORY BOARD
It also delights us to share that UPES was recently been awarded 5 Stars for Employability, Academic Development, Facilities, and Program Strength by the globally acclaimed QS Stars™ rating system. The University was also awarded the E-LEAD certification by QS I·GAUGE recently. Since the outbreak of Covid-19, UPES has been successfully engaging the students and teachers through virtual mediums and has a robust IT support systems and IT policy. UPES has not only made online learning possible but has also ensured completion of scheduled examinations on time for the graduating batch so that they move ahead with their career opportunities.
One thing that sets UPES apart is our commitment to women’s empowerment and gender parity on campus, UPES is offering 25% waiver on tuition fee for all semesters for all female candidates taking admission in any of the Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs in 2020. In addition to this, UPES is providing 33% concession on Tuition Fee for Uttarakhand domicile students on merit-cum-means basis. The girls’ scholarship of 25% will be over and above the 33% concession. For fee calculation, 33% concession will be applied first and thereafter 25% scholarship to girls will be calculated on the reduced amount. To know more, visit UPES Shakti | Home | Women empowerment through education
Life at UPES expands beyond academics, our School of Computer Science houses many internationally recognized student chapters who regularly conduct and participate in Hackathons, Coding events, and many other tech-focused events. The most-awaited coding event of UPES, ‘UHackathon 2.0’ took place on February 28 and 29, 2020, in Bidholi Campus, Dehradun. According to the event convener, Chandra Mani Sharma, and co-conveners Sugandha Sharma and Dr Shweta Mongia from UPES School of Computer Science, the event registered participation of more than 50 teams from 11 states of the country. Winners received prizes worth INR 1 lakh. Three outstanding teams from the hackathon were chosen for direct participation in IEEE International Hackathon YESIST, to be held in Malaysia in 2020.
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