Academic Programs

M.Sc. (Water Resources Management) at TERI University, New Delhi

TERI University

TERI University

1. Name of the Institute: TERI University, New Delhi


2. Name of the Programme: M.Sc. (Water Resource Management)

3. Duration: 2 Years

4. No. of Seats: 20

5. Brief write-up on the Programme: The M.Sc. (Water Resource Management) programme run by the Department of Natural Resources is intended to educate students to become natural resource/environmental managers, scientists, researchers, and policy-makers through courses in natural sciences, economics, and public policy. Tools such as GIS (geographic information systems) and remote sensing would help students understand the inter-disciplinary relationships through minor and major projects.

6. Eligibility: A Bachelor’s degree in Science/ Engineering/ Commerce/ Economics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Geography with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 6.75 on a 10 point scale or equivalent as determined by the TERI University, wherever letter grades are awarded, or 60% marks in aggregate (of all the years/ semesters of the qualifying examinations), wherever marks are awarded. For candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Economics/ Commerce/ Geography, a relaxation of 5% or 0.75 CGPA could be allowed.

7. Selection Criteria: Admission to the M.Sc. (Water Resource Management) is made on the basis of an online test conducted by the University. The online test will be one-hour long and will consist of one paper with 100 multiple-choice questions. The questions will be divided into three sections:
a) Proficiency in English
b) Analytical reasoning
c) Quantitative ability
Wrong answers would invite negative marking.

8. Sponsored Candidates: Candidates working in the Industry/Government can also apply for M.Sc. (Water Resource Management) programme. Up to two seats can be reserved in this programme for such candidates. All those who satisfy the minimum qualifications mentioned above may be admitted to the programme on the basis of an interview. These candidates are required to submit, at the time of interview, a sponsorship certificate from their employer on a proper letterhead, stating that for the period of his/her study at the University, the candidate will be treated as on duty with usual salary and allowances and that he/she will be fully relieved for the period of study for pursuing his/her studies.

9. Programme Fee: Total fee payable at the time of admission is Rs. 53,955/-. Tuition fee for sponsored candidates will be 2.5 times that for non-sponsored candidates. Foreign students will be required to pay a fee of US $ 6000 per semester. In addition, a one-time fee of Rs. 2,950/- and a refundable deposit of Rs. 3,500/- will be required to be paid in rupees.

10. Tentative Dates/Months related to Admission:
Issue of Application Forms: February
Submission of Filled-in Application Forms: April
Online Test: May
Declaration of Test Results: June
Interview for Sponsored Candidates: June
Course Commencement: July

11. Contact Details:
The Registrar,
TERI University,
10, Institutional Area,
Vasant Kunj,
New Delhi – 110070 (India).
Telephone: +91-11-2612 2222
Fax: +91-11-2612 2874



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