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TERI University, [TU] New Delhi

About TERI University, [TU] New Delhi

Established in 1998, TERI [The Energy and Resources Institute] is an independent globally recognized research institute in New Delhi. The University was renamed as TERI University and granted "Deemed to be University" status by the University Grants Commission and notified through the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Education, Government of India, on October 5, 1999.

The university research program is mainly focused on issues of energy, environment, and sustainability.TERI research wing ensures regular interactions with researchers, scientists, and academicians from reputed organizations. The university has a strength of 96% of doctorate faculties and invites visiting faculty members from the leading universities all over the world. The TERI University Admission has a decent intake of students every year for the various courses offered.

The research lab of TERI University is well known for its world-class infrastructure. TERI is the only  Deemed University in India dedicated to building capacity in Sustainable Development. University offers students a platform to work on live Sustainable development projects as well.TERI University NewDelhi has been recognized and awarded many times by national and international reputed organizations. In a short period, TERI has become the hot spot for the well-known recruiters. Some highlights of the university are given below.

TERI University Highlights

Year of Establishment


Type of University 

Deemed To Be University 

Recognized by 

University Grants Commission [UGC]



TERI University Infrastructure

High-tech Classrooms, Digital Library, Modern labs Amphitheatre, Hostel

TERI  University Programmes

Postgraduate, Doctoral, Diploma, Distance Education 

TERI University NewDelhi  Address

Plot No. 10, Vasant Kunj Institutional Area, Vasant Kunj, Institutional Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110070

TERI  Contact No

011 71800222 


Email ID

[email protected] 

Official Website


TERI University Quick Links:

TERI Courses:

With the world-class infrastructure facilities, TERI University’s curriculum is keenly focused on theory-practice connect and more than 25% of credit requirements are devoted to projects and hand-on experiences. The faculty and student ratio of the TERI  is 1:12. To give quality education to students TERI collaborated with 15 world-class universities. Opportunity for dual degree Ph.D. program is the main attraction of the campus. TERI University offers postgraduate, doctoral, diploma, and distance education in various disciplines. Some of the courses are mentioned below.






Water Resource Engineering and Management, Renewable Energy Engineering and Management, Urban Development and Management, Water Science and Governance, Water Science and Governance


BioResources and Bio-Technology, Energy and Environment, Natural Resource Management



Economics, Geoinformatics, Plant Biotechnology, Climate Science and Policy,

Environmental Studies and Resource Management, Water Science and Governance


Water Science and Governance

PG Diploma

Water Science and Governance

Certificate Course

Water Science and Governance

PG Diploma/Advanced -Distance

Renewable Energy



Environmental and Natural Resource Management/Infrastructure & Business Law


Legal Studies



Public Policy and Sustainable Development, Sustainable Development Practice





Business Sustainability, Infrastructure


Business Sustainability, Natural Resource Management,

TERI University Fees:

TERI University's new Delhi fees can be paid online through the college official website. A detailed fee structure is available on the college website. Some of the TERI Course Fees structure is mentioned below.

  • The course fee of M.Tech for two years is INR 2.78 lakhs.
  • The total course fee for Post Graduate Diploma is INR 278300 lakhs. 

TERI Collaborations:

TERI University Newdelhi has collaborative arrangements with world-class universities in the USA, UK, Canada, Germany, Australia, and Iceland. These collaborations help students and faculty to gain relevant international exposure through international tie-ups with leading foreign universities.TERI University has signed MoU's with the following universities/Institutions.

  • Brandeis University, USA
  • North Carolina State University, USA
  • University of Rhode Island, USA
  • Free University of Berlin, Germany
  • Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
  • International University of Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyzstan
  • Deakin University, Australia
  • Alliance 4 University, Spain
  • Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia
  • Universite De Reims Champagne – Ardenne, France
  • Utrecht University, The Netherlands
  • Carleton University, Canada
  • University of Iceland, Iceland
  • King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center, Saudi Arabia
  • APC-Colombia, Colombia
  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bengaluru, India
  • Environment Protection Training and Research Institute, Telangana, India
  • Keio University Graduate School of Media and Governance & IGES, Japan
  • The University of West Indies, Jamaica
  • Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, and VITO-NV, Belgium
  • Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, USA
  • Michigan State University, USA
  • University of Nottingham, UK
  • University of New South Wales, Australia
  • University of Iceland, Iceland
  • University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • University of Glamorgan, UK
  • Sindicatum Climate Change Foundation, UK
  • The John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation, USA 

TERI Infrastructure Facilities:

TERI University campus is a truly green campus. An aesthetically designed campus is a good example of an energy-efficient campus showcasing the concept of modern green buildings. Some of the key infrastructure facilities of the TERI are mentioned below. 

  • TERI University has world-class infrastructure facilities and is spread across 80,000sq. ft. of land.
  • The campus is equipped with high-end laboratories like Environmental Monitoring Laboratory, Biotechnology Laboratories, Heat Transfer Laboratory, Geoinformatics Laboratory, Combustion Laboratory, Power Systems Laboratory, Power Systems Laboratory, Solar Lighting Laboratory, Analytical and Geochemistry Laboratory.
  • TERI has a digitalized library with an expansive collection of both print and electronic publications such as books, research journals, e-books, e-journals, Ph.D.thesis, etc.
  • The digital library is equipped with all kinds of digital resources,  to support the distance online teaching and learning, virtual referencing, user-centric digital services.
  • The other TERI  Infrastructure Facilities include a rooftop solar system, Water management system, natural Ventilation, artificial lighting, and cooling systems like Earth air Tunnel, thermal storage, and variable refrigerant volume system.
  • There is an Amphitheater were the seminars, talks, and other cultural events are held.
  • The campus provides a well-furnished and neat hostel facility for girls with round-the-clock security guards with electronic surveillance.
  • For recreation, the campus has a basketball court, table tennis area, recreational rooms to watch television,  to play carroms and chess. 

TERI University Placements:

TERI University has a dynamic placement unit to guide and help students to achieve their dream jobs. The campus set up the placement cell with the objective of exploring placement opportunities at an institutional level.TERI Placement cell has a track record of the candidates who are placed successfully in reputed organizations. Some of the core activities of the placement cell are mentioned below. 

  • TERI University formed a dynamic and vibrant placement cell.
  • The placement cell acts as the focal point for prospective employers.
  • The placement cell organizes pre-placement talks.
  • TERI placement cell arranges summer internships in world-class organizations.
  • Multi-National companies like Infosys, L&T, TCS are the major recruiters visit the college.

Placement Statistics:


% of students placed









Program wise breakup:



MSc/ MTech [WSG]


M.Tech. [UDM]




MSc [Eco]




MSc [Geo]




MTech [REEM]




MBA [BS/ Infra]


TERI University Awards and Rankings:

TERI SAS marked a preferred destination for scholars and academics from all over India and abroad and achieved a couple of awards as well.

  • The TERI University was awarded the "Greenest University and Research Institution" as a part of the RTCC 2013 Climate Change.
  • University got the award for the "Most Innovative Curriculum" at the India Today Aspire Education Summit Awards held in 2012.
  • The University students made it to the top entries of the Earthian in the year 2013 & 2014.

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TERI University, [TU] New Delhi Entrance Exams Details 2021

TERI University, [TU] New Delhi Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

TERI Eligibility Criteria:

TERI, Delhi offers postgraduate, doctoral, diploma, and distance education in various streams for national and international students. All these courses have different eligibility criteria and selection procedures. The university eligibility criteria and procedures are mentioned below.


Eligibility Criteria

Certificate Course 

  • The candidate must have completed Graduation in any stream/ must have completed diploma in Engineering. 

 Postgraduate Diploma

  • The candidate must have completed Graduation in any stream/ must have completed diploma in Engineering

Advanced Postgraduate Diploma

  • The candidate must have completed Graduation in any stream.

MA [Sustainable Development Practice]

  • The candidate must have completed graduation in any stream from a recognized Institution/ University.
  • The candidate should have prior experience in the development sector [not mandatory].

 MA [Public Policy and Sustainable Development]

  • Only the I DoPT sponsored Government candidates can apply. 


  • The candidate must have completed a Bachelor's Degree in any stream with English at 10+2 level.
  • The candidate must have appeared in CAT/ MAT/ GMAT/ CMAT/ XAT if the candidate has not taken the above exams they can take TERI SAS common entrance test. [Or]
  •  The candidate must have more than 2 years of work experience.


  • The candidate must have completed LL.B./ B.L. Degree from a recognized University / Institution. 

M.Sc [Economics] 

  • The candidate must have completed B.A. [Hons.]/ B.Sc. [Hons.] in Economics with a minimum of 50% marks/ 5.65 CGPA. [Or]
  • The candidate must have completed a Bachelor's degree in any stream with a minimum of 60% marks/ 6.75 CGPA. 
  • The candidate must have studied Maths at 10+2/ Bachelor level either as subsidiary/honours. 

M.Sc [Plant Biotechnology]

  • The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Sciences/ Engineering/ Technology. 

M.Sc [Geoinformatics]

  • The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Sciences/ Engineering/ B. Arch/ Economics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Geology. 

M.Sc [Climate Science and Policy, Environmental Studies and Resource Management]

  • The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Sciences/ Engineering/ Economics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Geology with 6.75/10 CGPA/ equivalent determined by TERI SAS where letter grades/ 60% marks are given.
  •  The candidate with a Bachelor's Degree in Humanities have a relaxation of 5%/0.75 CGPA.

M.Sc [Water science and governance], PG Diploma, Certificate, M.Tech [Water Resources Engineering and Management]

  • The candidate must have completed Graduate/ equivalent in any branch of Engineering/ Postgraduates in Environmental Science, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Chemistry, Geology, Atmospheric Science, Economics, Geography, Agricultural Science with mathematics at 10+2 level. 

M.Tech [Urban Development and Management]

  • The candidate must have completed BE/ B.Tech in any branch/ discipline, B.Arch./ B.Planning/ Masters/ equivalent degree in Science. 

M.Tech [Renewable Energy Engineering and Management]

  • The candidate must have completed a Bachelor's Degree in any branch of engineering/ MSc with a minimum CGPA of 6.75/10 or equivalent or 60% marks.


  • The candidate must have completed 2 years M.Sc/ MA/ M.Phil in a relevant field/ equivalent. [Or]
  • The candidate must have completed 1 year PG degrees. [exceptional cases]
  • In extremely exceptional cases candidates must have a B.Tech degree in a relevant field/ equivalent with a minimum 8/10 CGPA or 75% marks.
  • The candidates applying for part-time must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in Organizations approved by the Department Research Committee.  

TERI University Admissions:

TERI University offers admissions to various postgraduate, diploma, and doctoral courses through eligibility criteria and required entrance scores. The application form is available on the official website or can be taken from the college campus. The TERI Admission process is mentioned below.

  • Candidates can apply either online or offline for the entrance test conducted by TERI University.
  • The students will be shortlisted based on eligibility criteria and scores in the TERI SAS entrance test and interview conducted by the University. 
  • After shortlisted is out, candidates must pay the admission fee for joining.


TERI University Cutoffs:

The cutoffs of the TERI University exam will be evaluated on many factors that are mentioned below:

  • Number of candidates appeared for the TERI UNIVERSITY exam
  • No of the candidates passed the exam
  • The difficulty level of question paper
  • No. Of vacancy for this exam
  • Cutoff may also be sectional wise

Courses and Fees Structure of TERI University, [TU] New Delhi

See all Courses and Full Fee Structure
TERI University, [TU] New Delhi Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.78 Lakh
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.39 Lakh
TERI University, [TU] New Delhi Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9.80 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 90,000
TERI University, [TU] New Delhi Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.66 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 90,000
Post Graduate Diploma  2 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 88,000
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Distance Learning Rs. 44,000
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 44,000
TERI University, [TU] New Delhi Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 1.25 Lakh
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.02 Lakh
TERI University, [TU] New Delhi Law Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Laws [LLM]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.01 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 90,000
TERI University, [TU] New Delhi Agriculture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 90,000

TERI University, [TU] New Delhi FAQs

For Indian Candidates
If the application form is being submitted through online mode, INR 1250 needs to be paid. If the application form is being submitted through offline mode, a Demand Draft (DD) of INR 1450 needs to be sent to the deemed university address.

For International, Candidates
International candidates do not have to pay any application fee.

No, there is no upper age limit for the program.

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 2 Student's Reviews 8.7/10  
Overall Rating
Rating Distribution
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 2/2 students
This college rates in the top 10% in India for

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by NAAC-A, UGC.

Hostel Details

TERI Hostel Details:

University has hostel facilities for both international and national students.  The details of the TERI Hostel Facilities are listed below.

  • University provides security guards with electronic surveillance to hostel students
  • Cafeteria facility for the hostel students.
  • There is a recreational room where students can watch television and play chess and carom.
  • The basketball playing area is also provided for the Hostel students along with a music and table-tennis room.


Computer labs

Contact Details and Location

Address : Plot No. 10 Institutional Area, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi - 110070 - India
Website : http://www.teriuniversity.ac.in/

Student Reviews

Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2016
  • It has been nicely framed and worderfully implemented. University is beautiful. It has beautiful ideas.

Discussion Forum


What departments are there in the TERI University?

Asked By: Anonymous 21 Apr 2017


Departments within the University

  • Department of Natural Resources
  • Department of Natural Resources
  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Policy Studies
  • Department of Energy and Environment
  • Department of Regional Water Studiese
  • Center for Post Graduate Legal Studies

Answer By: Getmyuni

21 Apr 2017



International Partnership or Industry tie-ups

ERI University has signed MoU's with the following universities/Institutions. These are aimed at collaborative research, faculty and student exchanges, as well as partnerships in curriculum development:

  1. Albert Ludwings University of Freiburg, Germany
  2. Carleton University, Canada
  3. Chubu University, Japan
  4. Charotar University of Science & Technology, Gujarat
  5. Deakin University, Australia
  6. IIM-Ahmedabad
  7. Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
  8. Linnaeus University (School of Engg.) Sweden
  9. McGill University, Canada
  10. Ministry of Education, Leisure & sports, Govt. of Quebec
  11. North Carolina State University, USA
  12. Open Society Institute, USA
  13. Public Health Foundation of India
  14. Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  15. Tor Vergata Economic Foundation, Italy
  16. University of Victoria, Canada
  17. University of Glamorgan, UK
  18. University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  19. University of Seychelles
  20. University of Finland
  21. University of Technology Sydney
  22. Utrecht University
  23. Technical University of Denmark

Answer By: Getmyuni

21 Apr 2017



Following are the contact details of the TERI University

Tel. +91 11 71800222

Fax +91 11 26122874

E-mail [email protected]

Answer By: Getmyuni

21 Apr 2017


What rank does the TERI University hold?

Asked By: Anonymous 21 Apr 2017


Ranking Of TERI University

198th ranking as by UniRank 2016-2017

Answer By: Getmyuni

21 Apr 2017


Are scholarships are available TERI University ?

Asked By: Anonymous 21 Apr 2017


Yes scholarships are available in the TERI University please use the following link to know more:


Answer By: Getmyuni

21 Apr 2017

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