In 1997 - He was assessed as an "A" Grade artiste by the All India Radio (AIR), Chennai.
In 1998 - Narada Gana Sabha, Chennai has awarded him The Music Critic K.S.Mahadevan endowment for showing excellence in Foreign Instrument.
In 1999 - Saraswathi Gana Sabha, Cuddalore, Tamilnadu, has conferred him the title "Sruthi Laya Samrat" .
In 2004 - Bharat Kalachar, Chennai has conferred the title "Yuva Kala Bharathi" to him.
In 2010 – U.P.Raju has also released a DVD named "Learn To Play Mandolin"Under the banner Super Audio Company. This DVD on Mandolin is First Of Its Kind.
In 2012 - Started "Shastriya Mandolin Sikshana", a school for learning Mandolin both Personally and Online through Skype.
In 2013- He was given "Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam Asthana Vidwan" .
In 2015 - Along with Mandolin U.Nagamani, Mandolin U.P.Raju conducts "Guru Smaranam" every year to pay their respects to their beloved Guru late Sri.Rudraraju Subbaraju, A Program dedicated to their Guru.
In 2016 – He was awarded "A TOP" Grade by All India Radio (AIR). Top ranking for Classical Mandolin.
In 2018 – Received "Gandharva Kala Ratna" title from Gandharva Gana Sabha, Chennai.