Nirantar: Continuing Education Programmes (CEP) Admissions

Executive Postgraduate Diploma in Climate and Disaster Risk Assessments for Sustainability

Location: Mumbai

School: Jamsetji Tata School of Disaster Studies

Centre: Centre for Disaster Management

Intake: 30


  • The proposed programme is aimed at entry to mid-level career professionals who have aminimum of 2 years of work experience in a relevant field, with a degree in disaster management, sustainability or allied fields, business studies, operations management, risk management, architecture, urban planning, engineering, risk communication, hydrology, economics, statistics, environmental sciences, geography, geology, geotechnical engineering, , political science, and so on.
  • Applicants should have completed their Bachelor’s Degree of minimum of 3 years duration or its equivalent (under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4- or 10+2+2+1-year bridge course  pattern of study or any other pattern fulfilling the mandatory requirements of 15 years formal education) from a recognised university, in any discipline.
  • More importantly, candidates who show a passion and desire to learn, proven ability to work consistently, and willingness to engage with the course work, would stand a high chance of being admitted into the programme.













                                                  IMPORTANT DATES


Last Date Of Submission Of Application Form 14th April 2023  
Displaying The List Of Short-Listed Candidates For Personal Interview TO BE ANNOUNCED  
Interview Date -Through Zoom End of April 2023  
Declaration Of Selection List (On Tiss Website) Second Week of May 2023  
Last Date For Completing Admission Procedure For Selected Candidate Third week of May 2023  
Commencement Of Program Second week of June 2023  


Distribution of Credit Hours:

Item No. of Credits
13 Courses (12 courses 2 credits each, 1
course 4 credits)
28 credits
Field Practicum (Field Immersion /
Internship anchored by organization)
8 credits
Term Paper (Independent research
4 Credits
Site Selection for Risk Assessment
Field Work
Tool Preparation
Risk Diagnosis
• Risk Mitigation Strategies
Project Report Submission
                                                   Total Credits 40

Semesterwise Courses:


1 Understanding Risk 2
2 Introduction to Risk Assessment 2
3 Risk and Vulnerabilities 2
4 Introduction to Data Analytics for Risk Assessment 4
5 Urban Risk Assessment 2
6 Technologies in Disaster Risk Assessment 2
7 Field Practicum -
Includes Quantitative & Statistical Approaches/ Tools to Risk
Assessments (Practical – upto 30 hours)
                                                 Total Credit  22
                                                     Semester II
SR.NO                                Course Title    Credits
8 Advances in Hazard Specific Risk Assessment 2
9 Advanced Data Analytics in Risk Assessment 2
10 Risk Communication for Enhanced Preparedness 2
11 Risk Transfer Mechanisms and Risk Financing 2
12 Public Policy and Governance for Disaster and Climate Risk
13 Geo-Spatial Technologies in Disaster Risk Assessment 2
14 Sustainability & Risk Management 2
15 Research Paper 4
                                       Total Credit-40  

Fee Structure:

Sr.No Particulars Semester 1 Semester 2
1 Tuition Fee 50,000



2 Examination Fee 500 500
3 Development Fund 50,000 50,000
4 Fieldwork Charges 6000  
5 Competency Fund   5000
6 Library Charges 1000 1000
7 Library Deposit(Refundable 2000  
8 Lab Expenses 5000 5000
9 Convocation Charges   2000
10 Caution Deposit  10,000  
  Total 124,500 113,500
  Grand Total- 238,000