TERI School of Advanced Studies (TERI SAS)

TERI School of Advanced Studies was set up as a Trust by TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) – a not-for-profit, independent research institute recognized globally for its contribution to scientific and policy research in the realms of energy, environment, and sustainable development in 1998. In 1999, the TERI School of Advanced Studies was granted the ‘Deemed to be University’ status by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and notified vide the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Education, Government of India, notification no. F.9/19/95-U-3, dated October 5, 1999

Teri School of Advanced Studies’ strength lies in its unique and exciting research and education programs directed towards enabling and fostering sustainable development. Each program is multidisciplinary, focusing on students gaining knowledge across a wide spectrum of subjects with emphasis on developing innovative solutions. The best of modern technology supports the students’ intellectual curiosity along with well-equipped laboratories, replete with advanced equipment and facilities to aid and stimulate research. A placement cell taps government agencies like Dept. of Environment (Govt. of NCT, Delhi), FAO, and multinational companies like ACC, Tata Power, Reliance Energy Ltd. and multilateral organizations like WWF, Action Aid International etc. for internships and employment program resources, and ideas. Opportunities exist to conduct research projects at foreign universities.

TERI SAS has partnerships with various universities and institutes across the world.

Courses Offered

Doctoral Programs

  • Ph.D. (Bioresources and Biotechnology)
  • Ph.D. (Business Sustainability)
  • Ph.D. (Energy and Environment)
  • Ph.D. (Natural Resources Management)
  • Ph.D. (Policy Studies)
  • Ph.D. (Water Science and Governance)


Master’s Programs

  • LLM (LLM program with specialization in Environment and Natural Resources Law and Infrastructure and Business Law)
  • M.A. (Public Policy and Sustainable Development)
  • M.A. (Sustainable Development Practice)
  • M.B.A. (Infrastructure)
  • M.B.A. (Business Sustainability)
  • M.Sc. (Economics)
  • M.Sc. (Geoinformatics)
  • M.Sc. (Plant Biotechnology)
  • M.Sc. (Climate Science and Policy)
  • M.Sc. (Environmental Studies and Resource Management)
  • M.Sc. (Water Science and Governance)
  • M.Tech (Renewable Energy Engineering and Management)
  • M.Tech (Urban Development and Management)
  • M.Tech (Water Science and Governance)
  • M.Tech (Water Resources Engineering and Management)


Advanced Diploma Programs

  • PG Diploma (Renewable Energy)
  • Advanced PG Diploma (Renewable Energy)
  • PG Diploma (Water Science and Governance)Diploma in Regulations in Agricultural Biotechnology


Admission Process

  • Admission is any course would be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the admission test; if and where, no test in conducted, admission would be made on the basis of aggregate total marks secured by the candidate in / at the qualifying examination and marks obtained by the candidate in eligibility subject
  • For latest information regarding Courses duration, eligibility, and fee structure visit University/college website: www.terisas.ac.in


TERI School of Advanced Studies
The Registrar
Plot No. 10 Institutional Area
Vasant Kunj
New Delhi – 110 070 / India
Tel. +91 11 71800222 (25 lines)
Fax +91 11 26122874
E-mail [email protected]
Website: www.terisas.ac.in