B Tech Renewable Energy & Sustainability

BTech Renewable Energy is a 4-year program at Shoolini University. It focuses on solar energy and other renewable sources such as wind, rain, tides, and geothermal gas. On completion of the program, graduates gain complete knowledge about subjects like solar thermal engineering, solar power technology, advanced material physics and more.   

With increasing emphasis on a “greener” world, reducing the carbon footprint has become utterly important. This is where new and innovative technologies come in. Professionals in this field can change the world as they provide alternative energy options that can be used as reliable and efficient energy sources. 

The demand for professionals in this field is on the rise as new opportunities are being created in bio-energy industry, photovoltaic industry, wind power industry, hydropower industry, etc. This will facilitate easy access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy. 

Shoolini University has a Centre of Excellence in Energy Science and Technology. Established in 2019, the Centre develops comprehensive innovative solutions to various energy and environmental challenges through leadership projects. This involves promoting energy efficiency and adoption of clean energy, geothermal and renewable energy sources like solar, wind, hydro, and biomass, etc., to meet the energy needs and consider various renewable energy policies at the local, regional, and national levels.


Key Highlights

  • Globalised curriculum as per industry needs
  • Advanced research centres with well-equipped laboratories
  • Highly experienced, research-oriented postdoc faculty from top national, and international institutions
  • Combines course work with research, starting from first semester
  • Follows one-student one-patent norm
  • State-of-the-art infrastructure with 20+ labs
  • Bachelors are trained to be scientists
  • Research fellowships for UG and PG students in Govt. funded projects


B Tech Renewable Energy & Sustainability Career Opportunities

  • Solar Power Engineer
  • Solar PV Designer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Research and Development Engineer
  • Monitoring & Field Testing Engineer

Semester I 1 Basic Mathematics 3 Foundation
2 Engineering Physics 3 Foundation
3 Functional English 3 Foundation
4 Basics of Electrical Engineering 3 *CSFC
5 Problem solving with C language 3 *CSFC
6 Living in the Digital Age 3 Foundation
7 Workshop Practice -I 1 Core
8 Induction-Non-credit, non-graded (S/US type) 0 Life Skills
9 **Industrial Visit-I 0 Core
10 $ Internship
1 Winter Internship-I 2  
$ Winter internship after first semester (Marks Evaluation in 2nd semester)    
Total 21  
Semester II 1 Advanced Mathematics 3 Foundation
2 Basics of Mechaical Engineering 3 Foundation
3 Computer Aided Engineering Drawing  3 Core
4 Digital Electronics 3 CSFC
5 Solar Photovoltaic Energy Systems 4 Core
6 Workshop Practice -II 1 Core
7 SPRINT-I 1 Life Skills
8 Social Technical Project-I 1 Life Skills
9 Industrial Visit-II 0 Core 
Total 19  
Semester III 1 Solar Thermal   Energy Systems 4 Core
2 Wind Energy Systems  3 Core
3 Bio-Energy Systems  4 Core
4 Minor-1 4 Core
5 Minor-2 4 Minor
6 SPRINT-II 1 Life Skills 
7 Volunteering/ Community Service 1 Life Skills 
8 Industrial Visit-III 0 Core
$ Internship
1 Winter Internship-II 4  
$ Winter internship after third semester (Marks Evaluation in 4th semester)
Total  25  
Semester IV 1 Energy Storage Techologies 3 Core
2 Energy  Management &Audit  3 Core
3  Energy Economics and Policies  3 Core
4 Sustainable Building Technologies  3 Core 
5 Minor-3 3 Core
6 Minor-4 4 Minor 
7 SPRINT-III 1 Life Skills 
8 Industrial Visit-IV 0 Core
Total 20  
Semester V 1 Life Cycle Assessment & Sustainability  4 Core
2 Modelling & Optimization of Energy Systems 4 Core
3 Departmental Elective-I 3 Core
4 Minor-5 4 Minor 
5 Minor-6 4 Minor 
6 SPRINT-IV 1  Life Skills
$ Internship
1 Winter Internship III 4 Core
$ Winter internship after fifth semester (Marks Evaluation in 6th semester)
Total 24  
Semester VI 1 Research Methodology 3  
2 Departmental Elective-II 3 Core
3 Departmental Elective-III 3 Core
4 Minor-7 4 Minor 
5 Minor-8 4 Minor 
6 SPRINT-V 1 Life Skills
Total 18  
Semester VII 1 Minor-9 (Option of online) 4 Minor 
2 SPRINT-VI (Option of online) 2 Life Skills
3 Apprentices/Research Work 10 Core
Total 16  
Semester VIII 1 Research paper 1 3 Core
2 Patent/Design/Copyright 2  
3 Research Dissertation 10  
4 Minor-10 (Option of online) 4 Minor 
5 SPRINT-VII 2 Life Skills 
Total 21  
Department Elective-I (Semester 5)
Smart Grid Systems
Hydro Energy Systems
Renewable Energy Markets
Alternative Fuels 
Department Elective-II (Semester 6)
 Energy & Climate
Energy Simulation 
 Circular Economy
 Hydrogen Energy 
Department Elective-III (Semester 6)
Materials for Energy & Applications
Waste to Energy Technology
Decentralized Energy Systems
Hybrid Electric Vehicle
Total Credits (21+19+25+20+24+18+16+21) 164  

Ashish Khosla
Ashish KhoslaProfessor
Virender Rihani
Virender RihaniProfessor
Shyam Singh Chandel
Shyam Singh ChandelProfessor
M. S. Thakur
M. S. ThakurProfessor
Bhaskar Goel
Bhaskar GoelProfessor
Ram Prakash Dwivedi
Ram Prakash DwivediProfessor
Abhilash Pathania
Abhilash PathaniaAssistant Professor
Pankaj Vaidya
Pankaj VaidyaProfessor
Raj Kumar Saini
Raj Kumar SainiAssociate Professor
Raj Kumar
Raj KumarAssociate Professor
Sorabh Aggarwal
Sorabh AggarwalAssistant Professor
Sushil Kumar
Sushil KumarAssistant Professor
Veena Kashyap
Veena KashyapAssistant Professor
Brij Bhushan Sharma
Brij Bhushan SharmaAssistant Professor
Namita Gandotra
Namita GandotraAssistant Professor
Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaAssistant Professor
Nitisha Sharma
Nitisha SharmaAssistant Professor
SoniaAssistant Professor
Arunava Poddar
Arunava PoddarAssistant Professor
Arvind Singh Bisht
Arvind Singh BishtAssistant Professor
Kushal Kanwar
Kushal KanwarAssistant Professor
Bharti Thakur
Bharti ThakurAssistant Professor
Prachi Agrawal
Prachi AgrawalAssistant Professor
Navsal Kumar
Navsal KumarAssistant Professor
Nitin Kumar Sharma
Nitin Kumar SharmaAssistant Professor
Rahul Chandel
Rahul ChandelAssistant Professor

Frequently Asked Questions

The School of Mechanical, Civil and Electrical Engineering at Shoolini University has experienced faculty from top national, and international institutions such as IIT Kanpur and Charles Sturt University (Australia).

What are the future opportunities after completing BTech Renewable Energy from Shoolini University?

Our specially designed prepares students for jobs in various domains. Our students can work as Solar Power Engineers, Solar PV Designers, Electrical Engineers and much more.

Our students learn and engage with the most accomplished professionals. Industry experts train students in the practical aspects of the subject. The Visionary Learning Community of India (VLCI) Program, pioneered by Padma Shri Professor Shoji Shiba, is a training program that targets small and medium-sized enterprises. Students are encouraged to participate in conferences, industry tours, and exchange programs with reputed universities abroad to keep themabreast of the latest findings in their areas of research.

Yes, the School has advanced laboratories for Heat and Mass Transfer, IC engine, Manufacturing, Automation/Robotics, Computer-Aided Designs, Civil Engineering and Environment Engineering, where students conduct experiments in their respective fields.

Our fully functional Placement Cell, run by experts, has tie-ups with various industry giants who visit the Shoolini campus during Placement week for on-the-spot Placements. Our 'Mission 130' aims at 100 per cent employability of students with 30 per cent in top companies.

Yes, we have a strong alumni network. Shoolini Alumni Association organises Alumni Meet every year, where alumni from across the world get together to share knowledge and expertise with current students. We also invite notable alumni for expert talks.

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Course Details

  • Eligibility: 10+2 with any of the three following subjects — physics /mathematics / chemistry / computer science / electronics / information technology / biology / informatics practices / biotechnology / technical vocational subject / agriculture / engineering graphics / business studies / entrepreneurship and minimum 60% marks

  • Admission Criteria: CUCET/NEET/JEE/ SAT or Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test, and faculty interaction

  • Duration: 4 years

  • Semester Fee

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    Others : 80000
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