TERI University Admission 2017

TERI University was founded in the year 1998 as ‘TERI School of Advanced Studies.’ The school was renamed as TERI University in October 2006. The university was granted “Deemed to be University” status by the University Grants Commission and notified vide Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Education, Government of India, notification. The university has an academic exchange programme with Yale University (School of Forestry and Environmental Studies). The university also has an exchange programme with Freie University of Berlin, Germany. The university aims at catering to the need of disseminating the vast reservoir of knowledge created by TERI, a not for profit, independent research institute. TERI University is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with grade ‘A’.

TERI University offers postgraduate programmes in the fields of Environmental Studies and Resource Management, Geoinformatics, Plant Biotechnology, Climate Science & Policy, Economics, Infrastructure, Business Sustainability, Sustainable Development Practice and a lot more. The university also offers doctoral level programmes in fields such as Energy & Environment, Water Resources, Biotechnology, Natural Resources, Regulatory & Policy Aspects and Business Sustainability. The applicants must have scored minimum marks in the qualifying examination to be eligible for admission to the postgraduate and doctoral programmes offered by the university. Admissions to the programmes offered by the university are done based on the score obtained in national level entrance exams like GATE, CAT, GMAT, CMAT, XAT, etc. and for others, the admissions are done on the basis of marks obtained in the common entrance test conducted by the university.  TERI University Application Forms can be submitted online on the official website of the university or the same can be submitted/posted offline to the Registrar of TERI University.

TERI University Admission Schedule

 

S.No.

Event

Start Date

End Date

1

Application in TERI University

December 1, 2016

June 09, 2017

2

Shortlisting of candidates for MBA program

May 12, 2017

-

3

Online Test for eligible M.Sc., MA, M.Tech candidates

June 17, 2017

June 18, 2017

4

Group discussions/ interview for MBA program

June 14, 2017

June 15, 2017

5

Declaration of shortlists (other than MBA and UPGRADE)

June 22, 2017

-

6

Declaration of results of GD/ interview of MBA program

June 17, 2017

-

7

Declaration of shortlist (APGDRE)

July 11, 2017

-

8

Scrutiny and shortlisting of PhD applications by department

June 12, 2017

June 16, 2017

9

Interview for all programmes (other than MBA)

July 03, 2017

July 04, 2017

10

Interviews for sponsored candidates

June 27, 2017

June 30, 2017

11

Ph.D interviews

June 26, 2017

June 30, 2017

 

TERI University PG Admission

The university offers admission to a number of postgraduate programmes like M.Sc., MBA, M.Tech, MA and LLM in the fields of Plant Biotechnology, Climate Science & Policy, Infrastructure, Business Sustainability, Renewable Energy Engineering & Management, Sustainable Development Practice, Urban Development & Management, etc. For admission to the postgraduate programmes offered by the university, the applicants must have scored minimum marks in the qualifying examination. The admission to postgraduate programmes offered by the university are done on the basis of merit in an online entrance test conducted by the university and for some programmes, the admissions are done on the basis of merit in national level entrance tests like CAT, MAT, CMAT, GMAT, XAT, GATE, etc. The application forms for admission to TERI University can be submitted online by visiting the official website of the university or the application forms can also be submitted/ posted to the Registrar of TERI University.

Eligibility Criteria for Postgraduate Programmes:

S.No.

Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Admission Process

1

M.Sc. Climate Science and Policy

A bachelor’s degree in Science/ Engineering/ Economics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Geology/ Geography with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.75 on a 10 point scale or equivalent, as determined by TERI University, wherever letter grades are awarded, or 60% marks in aggregate, wherever marks are awarded.

For candidates with bachelor’s degree in Humanities, a relaxation of 5%/ 0.75 cumulative grade point average could be allowed

Admission is done on the basis of merit in an online test and interview conducted by the university

2

M.Sc. Environmental Studies and Resource Management

3

M.Sc. Geoinformatics

A bachelor’s degree in science/ engineering/ B.Arch/ Economics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Geology with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.75 on a 10 point scale or equivalent or 60% marks in aggregate

Admission is done based on merit in online test conducted by the university and an interview

4

M.Sc. Plant Biotechnology

Candidate must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Sciences, preferably Life Sciences, with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate or a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.2 on a 10 point scale

Admission is made on the basis of an online test conducted by the university, followed by an interview

5

MBA Infrastructure

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with English at 10+2 level

 

Candidates will be shortlisted based on CAT/ MAT/ GMAT/ CMAT/ XAT scores. Candidates who don’t have a valid score need to appear for the TERI University common entrance test

 

Candidates with over two years of relevant work experience are exempted from appearing in the entrance exam depending on the discretion of the selection committee

Candidates will be shortlisted based on merit in CAT/GMAT/MAT/CMAT/XAT/ TERI University entrance exam

6

MBA Business Sustainability

7

MA Sustainable Development Practice

The applicants must have an undergraduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university/ institution. Candidates who have prior experience in development sector would be preferred

Admission will be made on the basis of statement of purpose, past academic performance, a common entrance test and personal interview

8

M.Tech. Renewable Energy Engineering and Management

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any branch of engineering or M.Sc. with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.75 on a 10 point scale or equivalent or 60% marks in aggregate

Admissions are done based on the evaluation of the applications and an online written test and interview

9

M.Tech. Urban Development and Management

A candidate must possess minimum 55% marks in aggregate where ever marks are awarded or equivalent cumulative grade point average of 6.2 on a 10 point scale in B.E/ B.Tech in any branch/ discipline, B.Arch., B.Planning, or Masters or equivalent degree in Science

Admissions will be based on merit in online test and interview.

 

Candidates with valid GATE/ NET qualified candidates will be given preference

10

M.Tech. Water Science and Governance

Graduate or equivalent in any branch or engineering or postgraduates in any of the following discipline or equivalent:

Environmental Science, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Chemistry, Geology, Atmospheric Science, Economics, Geography with marks/ CGPA not below 60%/ 6.75 CGPA on a 10 point scale

Admissions will be based on merit in online test and interview conducted by the university

11

M.Sc. Economics – specialization in Environmental & Resource Economics

B.A. (Hons.)/ B.Sc. (Hons.) in Economics with 50% or more marks in aggregate (CGPA of 5.65)

OR

Bachelor degree in any other discipline with at least 60% marks in aggregate (CGPA of 6.75). The applicant must have studied mathematics either at 10+2 level or at Bachelor’s level, either as subsidiary or as honours

Admission is done on the basis of an online test and interview conducted by the University

12

LLM programme with specialization in Environment and Natural Resources Law and Infrastructure and Business Law

Candidate must have LL.B/ B.L. degree from a recognized university/ institution

Admission is done based on merit in an all-India online test and interview conducted by the university

13

MA Public Policy and Sustainable Development

All India Services, Central Services (organized & unorganized, technical & non-technical), faculty members of State Administrative Training Institutes and also officers of the State Civil Services (SCS) & Non-State Civil Services (Non-SCS) subject

 

 

TERI University Ph.D. Admission

TERI University offers admission to Ph.D. programmes with specialization in Bioresources and Biotechnology, Natural Resources Management, Business Sustainability, Energy & Environment, Policy Studies and Water Science and Governance. Admission to Ph.D. programmes offered by TERI University is done based on performance in a personal interview conducted by the university. To be eligible for admission to Ph.D. programmes offered by the university, the applicants must possess M.Sc. or M.Phil in relevant field or equivalent or Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 7.5 on a 10 point scale. The interested and eligible applicants can submit the application forms online or post the same to the Registrar of TERI University.

Eligibility Criteria for Ph.D. Programmes:

 

S.No.

Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Admission Process

1

Ph.D. – Bioresources and Biotechnology

M.Sc. or MA or M.Phil in a relevant field or equivalent

 

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent

 

Candidates who possess 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

Admission will be given on the basis of performance in personal interview conducted by the university

2

Ph.D. – Business Sustainability

3

Ph.D. – Energy & Environment

4

Ph.D. – Natural Resources Management

5

Ph.D. – Policy Studies

6

Ph.D. – Water Science and Governance

 

TERI University Application Process

TERI University Application Form can be submitted online as well as offline. The application forms can be submitted online by visiting the official website of the university. The application fee of Rs. 1250 can be paid through credit card/ direct bank debit. The applicants can also pay the application fee by sending a demand draft after the online registration.

Also, the TERI University application forms and the information brochure can be obtained from the main campus of the university in Vasant Kunj, New Delhi or be obtained through post by sending a Demand Draft of Rs. 1500 drawn in favour of ‘Registrar, TERI University’ payable at New Delhi.

Application forms can be downloaded from the official website of the university and the same can be sent to the Registrar along with a DD of Rs. 1450.

TERI University Admission Process

Admissions to postgraduate and doctoral programmes offered by the university are done based on marks obtained in the common entrance test conducted by the university. For some programmes admissions are done based on the score obtained in national level entrance exams like GATE, CAT, GMAT, CMAT, XAT, etc

Available College Facilities

TERI University, located in South Delhi's Vasant Kunj locality, has a green campus which is always buzzing with activity. The infrastructure of the University  includes

  • cafeteria
  • hostel 
  • MI room to provide medical services to its students and staff members.

Hostel

Hostel facility is available for women studying in the university. The hostel rooms are well furnished and have energy-efficient feature installed in the rooms as part of the 'Green Campus' effort of the university.

Facilities available in Hostel

  • Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel
  • Dormitory
  • AC Rooms
  • Non AC Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafetaria
  • ATM
  • General Store
  • Gym
  • Medical Clinic / Shop
  • CCTV
  • Bookshop
  • Laundry
  • Air Cooler Rooms
  • Power Backup
  • Post Office
  • Parking for Two / Four Wheelers
  • Salon
  • TV Room
  • Photocopy Machines
Laboratory

The University has a number of laboratories that are very well-equipped with all modern types of equipment. It has a Biotechnology Lab, a Solar Thermal Lab, Geoinformatics Lab, Combustion Lab, Power Systems Lab, Solar Lighting Lab, Environmental Monitoring Lab, Heat Transfer Lab and also a Media Lab.

 

Facilities available in Laboratory

  • AC Labs
  • Student:Computer Ratio
  • Computers in Labs
Sports

The University has an active sports club that regularly hosts intra-university meets. Its competitions include those in badminton, table tennis, volleyball, football, basketball, athletics, and carrom. 

Facilities available in Sports

  • Swimming Pool
  • Basketball Court
  • Tennis Court
  • Cricket Ground
  • Football Ground
  • Badminton Court
  • Shooting Ranges
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball Court
Extra - Curricular

The University has six clubs for extra-curricular activities:

  1. dramatics club
  2. elocution club
  3. eco-club
  4. sports club
  5. music and dance club
  6. media and photography club. 

Facilities available in Extra - Curricular

  • Theatre
  • Debates
  • Declamations
  • Events Committee
  • Singing Club
  • Dance School
Library

Library services are also available in electronic form. The well-stacked library uses barcode technology, enabling automated circulation and management of resources.

Facilities available in Library

  • Number of books
  • Number of online journals
  • Number of magazine subscriptions
  • Computerized library
  • Book bank facility