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Master of Science in Environmental Sciences

Master of Science in Environmental Sciences

School of Basic Sciences & Research (SBSR)

  • Level

    Post Graduate

  • Duration

    2 Years

About the Programme

M.Sc. Environmental Science is a two-year postgraduate programme divided into 4 semesters. The program aims to address the growing need for competent professionals in society for applying most effective management practices drawn from various disciplines to create innovative solutions for a sustainable future. This program aims to develop a holistic approach to environmental and resource-based problems in students from diverse academic, cultural, and professional backgrounds. The program has a transdisciplinary approach that integrates the science of environmental studies with technical and social issues and includes courses on ecosystem studies, biodiversity conservation, natural resource management,   environmental legislation, economics, pollution control and management, biodiversity conservation, toxicology, water and waste water engineering, environmental lab techniques, sustainable development, urban sustainability and environment and health.

It trains the candidate in advanced laboratory skills required for pollution monitoring and abatement, to undertake environmental impact assessment (EIA), ecodevelopment, Eco restoration, implement green technology, assess biodiversity, wastewater recycling, solid waste management etc by utilizing their scientific and technical skills. The program addresses environment management from the technical, social as well as the policy aspect to counter the effects of degradation of the ecosystem.

This course is for individuals who...

This program aims to develop a holistic approach to environmental and resource-based problems in students from diverse academic, cultural, and professional backgrounds.

Students who are looking for...

The students taking this programme will have opportunity to take both industry as well as academics (pursue PhD programme) as their career choice. Several job opportunities are available in different sectors which include infrastructure development, water and waste water treatment, EIA consultancies, Environmental Labs and consultancies, Pollution Control Boards and other government, non-government and private sectors.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 100000 2nd Year 103000
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
2550 5000*
Syllabus

S.

No.

Paper ID

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

Co/Elective Pre-Requisite/Co Requisite

 

Type of Course

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC

4)  DSE

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

 

  1.  

 

MES101

Climatology and Oceanography

4

-

-

4

Core

CC

  1.  

 

MES102

Applied Environmental Chemistry

4

-

-

4

Core

CC

  1.  

 

MES103

  Natural Resource Management

4

-

-

4

Core

CC

  1.  

 

MES104

Fundamentals of Instrumentation Techniques

4

-

-

4

Core

CC

  1.  

 

MES105

Hydrology Basics and Water Management

4

-

-

4

Core

CC

  1.  

 

MAA002

Energy Economics and Policy

4

-

-

4

GE

AECC

Practical

 

  1.  

 

MES151

Water Pollution & Monitoring Lab

-

-

2

2

Core

CC

TOTAL CREDITS

26

 

 

S.

No.

Paper ID

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

Core/Elective Pre-Requisite/Co Requisite

 

Type of Course

1)  CC

  1. AECC

3) SEC

4)  DSE

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

 

  1.  

 

MES106

Concepts of Environmental Toxicology

4

-

-

4

Core

CC

  1.  

 

MES107

Environmental Law and Audit

4

-

-

4

Core

CC

  1.  

 

MES108

Remote Sensing and GIS Application

4

-

-

4

Core

CC

  1.  

 

MES109

Global Climate System and Sustainable Development

4

-

-

4

Core

CC

  1.  

 

MES110

Disaster Management

4

-

-

4

Core

CC

  1.  

 

MWE203

Research, Biostatistics and Computer Application

4

 

 

4

GE

AECC

Lab

 

  1.  

 

MES152

Remote Sensing & GIS Lab

-

-

2

2

Core

CC

  1.  

 

CCU401

Community Connect Course

0

0

2

2

SEC

SEC

TOTAL CREDITS

28

 

 

S.

No.

Paper ID

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

Credits

Pre-Requisite/Co Requisite

 

Type of Course

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC

4)  DSE

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

 

  1.  

 

MES201

Water Treatment and Purification Techniques

4

-

-

4

Core

CC

  1.  

 

MES202

EIA and Risk Assessment Analysis

4

-

-

4

Core

CC

  1.  

 

MES203

Environmental Pollution and Control

4

-

-

4

Core

CC

  1.  

 

MES204

Health Safety and Environment

4

-

-

4

Core

CC

Practical

 

  1.  

 

MES261

Dissertation -1

-

-

4

4

Core

CC

  1.  

 

MES 252

Environmental Data Analysis

-

-

2

 

2

 

Core

CC

TOTAL CREDITS

22

 

 

S.

No.

Paper ID

Course Code

Course

Teaching Load

Credits

Core/

Elective

 

Type of Course

  1. CC
  2. AECC
  3. SEC

4)  DSE

L

T

P

Practical

 

  1.  

 

MES263

 

Dissertation-2

 

-

 

-

 

  12

 

  12

 

AECC

 

AECC

  1.  

 

MES001

Industrial Training Report

-

-

  6

      6

AECC

AECC

TOTAL CREDITS

  18

 

 

                     

 

Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • B.Sc. with PCM with minimum 55% marks.
  • Minimum 24 credits required in chosen specialisation at UG level.
     
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Scientist in Pollution Control Board
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Environment Journalist
  • Forest Carbon Specialist
  • Research Assistant
  • Director - Waste Management
  • Lecturer & Professor
  • NGOs
  • Research Fellow
  • Senior Catastrophe Risk Modeller
  • Senior Programme Officer
  • Environmental Technician
  • Product Manager - Environmental Health & Safety

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