Call for Admissions for Graduate Program of Water Science and Policy 2018 at Shiv Nadar University

Entering its second year, the Graduate Program of Water Science and Policy 2018 at Shiv Nadar University envisages a multi-disciplinary classroom, engagement and content delivered by some of the best minds globally – experts on water who have worked on ground realities, made policies and initiated change.

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Basic Concepts
Multi-disciplinary introduction to the water cycle organised around rivers, aquifers, watersheds, lakes and wetlands, ecosystem services and the historical, social, 
legal and institutional aspects of water.

Problems and Applications:
A critical assessment of programs and policies on water in India since Independence, covering large dams, groundwater extraction, watershed development, 
flood management, drinking water and sanitation, urban and industrial water, legal and institutional aspects of water in India, water conflicts, climate change and SDGs.

21st Century Solutions in Water:
Field based training to learn how India’s best water practitioners have evolved innovative, sustainable and equitable approaches to managing 
water across the country. Students may choose courses from a range of options, including traditional water harvesting and watershed management, participatory irrigation management, participatory groundwater management, rural drinking water and sanitation, sustainable non-chemical agriculture and water quality, nutrition and health.


All M.Sc. candidates get 75% tuition fee waiver. In addition to that ten scholarships are likely to be available for deserving candidates.


The Water Science and Policy Programis open to candidates within India and abroad. Minimum qualification requirements are B.Sc/ BA /B.Tech. or equivalent undergraduate degree.


The application form and the prospectus can be downloaded from:

The last date for receiving applications for M.Sc. and PG Diploma is June 30, 2018


Any queries or clarifications may be addressed to

For more details, please download the course prospectus from the link below.

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