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UPES-Dehradun introduces ‘School of Health Sciences’

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun has introduced the School of Health Sciences in its campus. The school is approved by the Pharmacy Council of India.

It will offer varied facilities to the students in terms of-

– It is a multidisciplinary school, which gives exposure to different aspects of healthcare including Pharmacy, Nutrition, Management, and Technology.

– Hands on training and connect with Pharmacuetical and healthcare industry throughout the programme and exposure to real life situations.

– Equal emphasis on theoretical and practical aspects.

– Development of problem solving, technical and soft skills and nurturing in the fields of innovation and research.

– Internship and job opportunities with leading healthcare and pharmaceutical companies.

Dr. Neeraj Mahindroo, Dean, School of Heath Sciences said “The aim of the new school at UPES was to produce industry-ready professionals and the courses will include extensive internship programmes to enable students to hone their skills.”

“Institutes and industry have to come together to equip students with skills that will make them highly employable after completing a professional degree, he added.”

Programs Offered

– B.SC Food Nutrition and Dietetics

  • 3 years duration course
  • No. of seats- 30

– Bachelor of Pharmacy

  • 4-years duration course
  • No. of seats-60

– Diploma in Pharmacy

  • 2 years duration course
  • No. of seats- 60

– BBA Hospital and Healthcare Management

  • 3 years duration course
  • No. of seats- 30


The University offers a wide choice of undergraduate and post-graduate programs in the fields of cloud computing, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, aerospace engineering, mechatronics engineering, fine arts, big data analytics, public administration, machine design, petroleum etc.

The University has catered 90% placements to its students; indeed it leverages its strategic partnerships with industry stalwarts for all its programs to create employable, bright and future ready professionals.



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