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M.Sc. Renewable Energy

M.Sc. Renewable Energy


The Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Renewable Energy is a postgraduate program that provides advanced knowledge and training in the field of renewable energy. This interdisciplinary program covers a broad range of topics related to sustainable energy sources and technologies, preparing students for careers in academia, industry, government, and non-governmental organizations. In a report of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), it is emphasized to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, which requires a substantial increase in the use of renewable energy and big skilled man power to meet the need. The program of M. Sc. in Renewable Energy is designed to meet the global requirement of expert people in the field. The outlines of the Courses covered in the master program are as under:

  1. Curriculum: The curriculum typically includes core courses as per National Education Policy (NEP2020) in renewable energy technologies such as solar, wind, hydro, biomass, and geothermal energy. It also covers related topics such as energy storage, grid integration, energy efficiency, and policy and regulatory frameworks.
  2. Research and Development: Students engage in research projects, laboratory work, and field studies to gain hands-on experience in the development and optimization of renewable energy systems.
  3. Interdisciplinary Approach: The program combines aspects of engineering, physics, environmental science, economics, and public policy to provide a holistic understanding of the renewable energy landscape.
  4. Technical Skills: Students learn advanced concepts in areas such as energy system modeling, data analysis, and simulation, as well as the use of specialized software and tools.
  5. Policy and Regulation: Courses cover the legal, policy, and regulatory aspects of renewable energy, including carbon management, emissions trading, and government incentives for renewable energy projects.
  6. Sustainability and Environmental Impact: Students explore the broader context of sustainable development and the environmental impacts of energy production and consumption.
  7. Thesis/Capstone Project: In the 3rd and 4th semesters of programs the students are required to complete pre-thesis and thesis work that involves conducting original research or a practical project in the field of renewable energy.
  8. Industry Connections: The program is designed to include the opportunities for internships, industry projects, and collaborations with companies in the renewable energy sector, providing students with real-world experience and networking opportunities.
  9. Career Preparation: Postgraduates are equipped with the knowledge and skills to work in a variety of roles, such as renewable energy engineer, energy analyst, project manager, consultant, and policy advisor.
  10. Global Perspective: The program emphasizes the global challenges and opportunities in renewable energy, including international collaborations, market trends, and best practices.


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Academic Records

    • The student has cleared all the courses prescribed for the program.
    • The student has obtained at the end of every semester SGPA of at least 4.5 for Diploma & under graduate courses and SGPA 5.0 for post graduate courses. (For M.Pharm, B.Pharm, D.Pharm, B.Pharm (Practice) Courses, SGPA will be 5.0).
    • The student has obtained a minimum CGPA of 5.00 for Diploma & under graduate courses and CGPA 5.5 for post graduate courses.
    • The student has not taken more time than specified for completion of the course.
    • Student has satisfied all the rules of evaluation.
    • No case of indiscipline or unfair means is pending against the student.
    • No dues are pending against the student.

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