you think that we might be a good fit for you, the first step is to
learn about the research that happens here. Please take some time to
look through the faculty research webpages, and identify faculty whose
interests may align with yours. The first step to applying is to contact
potential faculty mentors, who can tell you more about their research
programmes and work with you to see if you might be a good match. Once
you have identified a potential faculty mentor, you can work with them,
along with our graduate services officer to submit your application.
- The minimum requirement for admission is a Bachelor’s degree with 2nd Class Honors Upper (or equivalent eg CGPA >3.2).
- All applicants are required to submit their GRE test scores for the
general test (GATE in lieu of GRE for applicants from India) in support
of their applications. Test dates must be within 5 years or less from
the date of your application. Special arrangements can be made for
selected applicants to sit for Technical Proficiency Test (TPT) in place
- International applicants for whom English is not their first
language are required to submit their TOEFL/IELTS test scores as well.
Test dates must be within 2 years or less from the date of your
application. Special arrangements can be made for selected applicants to
sit for NTU’s English Proficiency Test (EPT) in place of TOEFL/IELTS.
There are two intakes of graduate students every year in January
and August. The deadline for the submission of applications is 31st
January for August intake and 31st July for next year January intake.
All applications must go through the online system of the Office of Admission.
to apply on-line for graduate programs by research. Please note the
following selections when completing your online application form:
- Under Program Applied For > Program Applied – Select "Asian
School of the Environment: Programme code  Doctor of Philosophy
- Under Program Applied for > Select Interdisciplinary Graduate Programme: IGPA
Applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the project site of the ASE and contact faculty to discuss possible PhD topics.. Applicants who do not contact faculty
before applying are unlikely to be admitted to the program.