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P G Diploma in Water Science and Policy

Admission Requirements

The SNU Water Science and Policy program is open to candidates within India and abroad. 

For the M.Sc., PG Diploma and the Certificate Program, the minimum qualification required is a B.Sc/ BA /B.Tech. or equivalent under-graduate degree.   

  1. Key Dates: Publication of advertisement: 9 March 2020 Last for applying online: 17 June 2020 Intimation to shortlisted candidates: 30 June 2020 Interview for shortlisted candidates: 10 July 2020 Intimation to selected candidates: 15 July 2020 Selected candidates to communicate acceptance of offer by: 22nd July 2020 Coursework commencement: late July/early August 2020

C-PACT and SoHSS invite applications for the M.Sc and PG Diploma courses starting August 2020. 

The application form may be accessed and filled and submitted online (please visit https://cpact.snu.edu.in).  

Candidates MUST specify whether their application is for the M.Sc., PG Diploma or Certificate Program. 

Applicants for the Diploma course must specify the semester for which they are applying. 

Application Process

All interested applicant shall apply online. Please follow the instructions carefully

M.Sc. and PG Diploma:

  • Fill all the mandatory fields
  • Choose one option – the M.Sc. Programme OR the PG Diploma Programme

Online upload of the following documents is required:

  • Passport size colour photograph
  • Current CV
  • All Mark sheets/Degree Certificates (10th Standard onwards)
  • Standardized Examination certificate- CSIR, UGC, GATE etc. (If applicable)
  • A Statement of Purpose (1500 words maximum)– stating why you are interested in this Programme, your strengths as a student for this multi-disciplinary programme, what you expect to gain from it and your future career plans.

The application fee should be paid online.  Please note that the application is not deemed complete until the all the necessary documents are uploaded and the application fee is paid. 

Key Dates:

Publication of advertisement: 9 March 2020  

Last for applying online: 17 June 2020  

Intimation to shortlisted candidates: 30 June 2020 

Interview for shortlisted candidates: 10 July 2020 

Intimation to selected candidates: 15 July 2020  

Selected candidates to communicate acceptance of offer by: 22nd July 2020 

Coursework commencement: late July/early August 2020

For further queries please write to Mr. Sreedeep Bhattacharya (waterprog@snu.edu.in) and see the online prospectus.

International candidates will be interviewed over skype. 

Please note that not all candidates meeting the minimum eligibility criteria may be shortlisted. Candidates may also note that the University reserves the right to accept or reject any application based on its departmental screening criteria, hence all application may not be shortlisted for the interview. Therefore, no requests for refund of the application fee shall be entertained whether or not the candidates are called for the interview.