TERI and Deakin University: Joint PhD Program 2145 views

Joint Doctoral Program by TERI University and Deakin University, Australia. Applications are called for admission to the Regular (Full-time) Joint PhD program presented together by above mentioned Universities. This Joint PhD program is a multidisciplinary course offered with the goal to encourage high quality PhD research on themes relating to sustainable development. This doctoral program is designed to provide prospect for students to carry out taught courses as well as attain improved practical experience in order to become path breaking researchers, academicians and practitioners at par with international benchmarks.

Salient features:

  1. This degree is combined efforts of both Universities
  2. Within the overarching area of sustainable development, the doctoral program mainly promotes research on thematic areas relating to food and energy security, water science and governance, nano-biotechnology and sustainable cities.
  3. Scholars will have admittance to the facilities and services of both TERI and Deakin University.


  1. Master’s degree from a recognized leading University or B Tech degree from a recognized leading University with aggregate percentage above 70%.
  2. UGC/NET/GATE Qualified applicants will be given preference.
  3. Preference given to candidates with a publication profile.
  4. Selected scholars will be based at TERI University and will also get an opportunity for international exposure by visiting Deakin University, Australia during their PhD.
  5. On successful completion of the program, scholars will receive two separate testamours from both Universities.


  • Completed PhD Application Form
  • CV (with complete information)
  • Statement of purpose
  • Brief concept note
  • References
  • Sample of publications

Core Disciplines:

  • Nano-Biotechnology
  • Bio-remediation
  • Nano-enabled Technologies for agriculture and Bio Energy
  • Nanotechnology interventions in food safety

Applications must be sent to:

  • Prem Suresh at TERI University, New Delhi, email: prem.suresh@teriuniversity.ac .in


  • Ruby Majumdar, email: ruby.majumdar@deakin.edu.au.
  • Please mention “Joint PhD with TERI-Deakin” in the subject of the mail.
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization TERI University and Deakin University
Fellowship Level PhD
Country India, Australia
Subject areas Nano-biotechnology, Water science
Fellowship amount Not mentioned
Eligibility Open for Indian Students
Deadline 20 Jan 2017


Ms. Ruby Majumdar at Deakin University’s India office,

New Delhi

91 11 26544742 (Weekdays 9.30 to 5 pm)


Mr. Prem Suresh at TERI University,

New Delhi

+91 11 71800222

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