Green Courses

Ph.D. (Energy and Environment) at TERI University, New Delhi

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

2. Name of the Programme: Ph.D. (Energy and Environment)

3. Duration: 5-7 Years

4. No. of Seats: Not Specified. Admission is subject to vacancies available in the relevant specializations.

5. Brief write-up on the Programme: This academic programme has been devised to provide a multi-disciplinary and practical approach. The Department of Energy and Environment at TERI University is engaged in research in the broad area of clean technologies to achieve energy efficiency and minimize adverse environmental impacts. The areas of research include renewable energy, energy conservation, energy engineering and environment engineering including technologies for waste management and process efficiency improvement. Students interested in pursuing research leading to a PhD in the following broad areas can apply:

  • Membrane bio-reactors for waste-water reclamation
  • Fly ash based inorganic membranes
  • Value added products from biomass (activated carbon, pyrolysis oils, nanomaterials)
  • Membrane separation for upgrading the sugar manufacturing process
  • Catalysts from waste (e.g., red mud)
  • Power system analysis and optimization
  • Integration of renewable energy sources to electric grid
  • Green buildings
  • Heat and mass transfer during drying
  • Solar thermal
  • Solar photovoltaic

6. Eligibility:

(a) M.Sc. or M.Phil. in a relevant field or equivalent.
(b) Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent.

Candidates, who posses a B.Tech. Degree in the relevant field or equivalent, are required to have a minimum CGPA of 7.5 on a 10-point scale or 70% marks.

7. Selection Criteria: Admissions to the Ph.D. programmes are made on the basis of a Statement of Purpose, Written Test and an Interview.

8. How to Apply:Students can submit the applications online at the university’s website. Alternatively, the application forms can be obtained from the University and a hardcopy can be submitted.

9. Programme Fee: Check the following link for complete fee details:

10. Tentative Months related to Admissions: The Ph.D. admissions are open through the year. The pre-Ph.D. course work commences either in July or in January every year. Applications may be made keeping this in mind. All Ph.D. programmes at the University include mandatory pre-Ph.D. course work, in which students are required to attend courses which are scheduled in the semester.

12. Contact Details:

The Registrar,
TERI University,
10, Institutional Area, Vasant Kunj,
New Delhi – 110070 (India).
Phone No.: (011) 2612 2222, 26139110, 26139011
Fax No.: (011) 2612 2847

12. URL{for Ph.D. (Energy and Environment)}:


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