Admission details

The Department of Energy Science and Engineering offers graduates in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical engineering and other allied engineering disciplines an opportunity to specialize in the field of energy. The faculty of DESE have developed strong linkages with government organizations like the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, Department of Atomic Energy and several industrial organisations (like Forbes Marshall,Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission).

The department provides facilities, atmosphere and experience that can help engineers and researchers to develop sustainable energy systems and solutions for the future. The DESE is inter-disciplinary in nature and has the following areas of research:

Energy Efficiency and Conservation  

Solar PV and Thermal 

Battery and Storage Engineering

Hydrogen and Fuel Cells 

Smart Microgrids 

Biomass and Bio-Fuels 

Wind Energy 


Degrees offered:

Degree Duration Minimum Qualification Criteria for Admission
B.Tech 4 years HSC, Intermediate and equivalent
JEE Advanced
B.Tech-M.Tech 5 years HSC, Intermediate and equivalent
JEE Advanced
M.Tech 2 years B.E./B.Tech. / B.Sc (Engg.) in Mech./Elect. /Chem. /Energy/Aero/Thermal/Auto/Agri./ Mett. Engg.
M.Sc.-Ph.D. Minimum 5 years B.Sc. in Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics with any one of Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters and any one of the remaining two subjects for at least one year/ two semesters
Direct Admission via JAM**
Ph.D. 3-4 years approx. B.Tech./M.Tech. Degree in any of the following branches of engineering: Aeronautical/Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Energy, Mechanical, Metallurgy. M.Sc. in Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics or equivalent

Valid Gate Score *&
Written Test/Interview

* Final selection will be on the GATE score, written test and interview. Sponsored candidates with at least two years of industrial experience may be exempted from GATE.

Admissions (for foreign nationals):- JAM is desirable only not mandatory

Financial Assistance for students:

Domestic Students:

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Scholarship for International Students:

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Detailed Admission Information:

M.Tech Admission link 
MSc-Ph.D Admission link
Ph.D Admission link
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