M.Sc. Renewable Energy

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Master of Science in Renewable Energy is a postgraduate Physics course. Renewable Energy is an energy which comes from natural resources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, and geothermal heat, which are renewable (naturally replenished). The duration of M.Sc. in Renewable Energy is mostly of two academic years but it may vary from institute to institute and also may be on part time basis by certain institutes. The syllabus for the course is divided into four semesters and it is career orienting in nature that opens a lot of jobs scopes for the candidates after its successful completion.

How is M.Sc. Renewable Energy Course Beneficial? 

  • The Master degree course provides good base for further degree higher degree programs in respective subjects such as M.Phil. , etc.
  • They can become teacher and lecturer in schools and colleges; for becoming permanent lecturer at college/university level they must have to clear UGC-NET exam.
  • They can also have jobs in many state owned wind energy companies in the country and outside it as well.


  • The candidates should complete their B.Sc. degree under any registered University with subjects like Physics, Electronics, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Microbiology.
  • The marks of admission for this course may vary from University to University.


Syllabus of Renewable Energy as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

Sem. I

Sr. No.

Subjects of Study


Modules include Energy and Environment


Combustion Technology


Heat Power and Electricity


Solar Thermal Energy Conversion


Solar Photovoltaic Energy Conversion and Energy Laboratory

Sem. II


Modules include Numerical Methods and Computational Techniques


Wind Energy Conversion


Bio-energy and Waste to Energy Conversion Systems


Energy Conservation and Management and Energy Laboratory

Sem. III


Modules include Small-Hydro and Other Renewable Energy Systems


Energy Storage Systems and Fuel Cells


Energy in Buildings


Energy Planning and Economics and Energy Field Visits/Industrial Training

Sem. IV


Modules include Renewable Energy Integration and Decentralized Generation Systems


Energy Modeling and Project Management


Professional Skills and Energy Project (including Seminar and Viva)


In addition, an elective module is also offered during Semester IV

Course Suitability

  • Those who are willing to go for teaching fields at higher level i.e. college and university level both in private and government institutions are good match for it.
  • They should have skills like team player, people management, ability to cope in a crisis, prioritising work load, customer relationship building.
  • They should have adventurous like nature, can work for long hours and along with managerial skills.
  • Applicants must have a prospective vision and mind; as with their innovative they should try to make the country energy efficient.

M.Sc. Renewable Energy Colleges

  • University of Lucknow, Lucknow
  • Eternal University, Sirmaur

Job Types

  • Term Assistant Professor - Renewable Energy
  • Green Building Designer
  • Smart - Grid Technologist
  • Meteorologist
  • Senior Risk Management Analyst
  • Water Networks planner
  • Teacher & Professor
  • Consultant - Renewable Energy
  • Assistant Manager - Hydro Business Development
  • Sales/Business Development Manager
  • Accounts Executive

Advance Course in M.Sc. Renewable Energy

  • Ph.D. (Renewable Energy)

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