M. Sc. (Environmental Sciences)

About the Course

The world is becoming more crowded, more consuming, and more connected. Mixing of traditions, cultures, industrializations and different social structures has created chaos for environment. Therefore, it becomes necessity of the contemporary times to study and understand our environment with deep knowledge rather than superficial approach. It has become one of the emerging and rapidly growing disciplines as modern-day technology and human actions are slowly ruining and draining the planet’s air, water and soil quality. Environmental science is important because it teaches human beings how to conserve the environment. The environment makes up and influences every aspect of life on Earth. The study of environmental science helps to enlighten the world about global and regional issues such as: Global warming, ozone layer depletion, climate change, desertification, biodiversity and various social issues related to environment. Environmental education provides a tool to handle the fundamental issues and eradicate the problems related to pollution and mismanagement of resources.

Scope & Job Opportunities

a. They can be placed as Analyst, Consultant, Auditors and Scientist in various Government as well as Private Institutions like :

Environmental consultancies
Pollution control boards
Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs)
EIA consultancies
Scientific institutions (Ministry of Environment and Forest, Indian Meteorological Department, World Health Organizations)
b. They can be placed as Teachers/Assistant Professors in private and government educational institutions.

c. Scope for higher education:
They can go for Ph.D., Post Doc. and research in various fields of Environmental Science.

Course Name : M. Sc. (Environmental Sciences)
Faculty Name : Faculty of Physical Sciences
Annual Intake : 10
Duration of Course : 4 Semesters
Eligibility : Must have passed B.Sc. Environmental Science/ LifeSciences/ Bioscience/ Agriculture) or equivalent degree with atleast 50% marks
Fee Structure : First Sem – INR 42,500
Second Sem onwards – INR 30,000
M.Sc. Ordinance : Click here to View
M.Sc.(Environmental Sciences) Syllabus : Click here to View
Admission Open- 2018