Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies

Introduction

The environment is the most critical factor in many things. Some students also would like to take it as their career. But for pursuing a career in it, you must have a relevant degree, and Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, also known as B.Sc in Environmental Science is one the most appropriate course. Students, having a significant interest in nature and curiousness for knowing it can apply for this course. The course covers a wide range of topics related to the environment, such as pollution monitoring and ways to control it, environmental impact assessment, environmental protection laws, etc. Through this course, we can obtain a lot of knowledge on the situation of pollution and conservation of our home.

The average fee charged by any institute in India for offering this course ranges from ₹20,000 - ₹3,00,000. Students having the degree get access to a bunch of job opportunities as they can get a job as an Environmental Photographer or Environmental Journalist or such according to their wish and skills they possess.


Eligibility

Institutes give admission to the students only if they are qualified for the course. They perform the verification by asking the students to fulfil some requirements which may differ from college to college. Given below are the standard conditions asked by most institutes. 

  • Applicants must have completed 10+2 educational level in the stream of science from a recognised board of education. 
  • Applicants have to secure a minimum score of 50% in aggregate in both class 11 and 12. 


Syllabus

B.Sc in Environmental Science is a 3-year long course. The examination held in this course is on a semester-based, which means there are six semesters in this course. The course covers subjects like natural resource management, environmental management, environmental economics, etc.


Semester

Subjects

Semester I

  • Hindu
  • English
  • Ecological System
  • Natural Resources Management

Semester II

  • Pollution and its Control
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Science Today
  • India’s Environment

Semester III

  • Environmental Economics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Resource Economics
  • Environmental Policies

Semester IV

  • Environment and Development
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Protection Strategies
  • Environmental Planning for the Future

Semester V

  • Man and Environment
  • Air Pollution Control
  • Water Pollution Control
  • Diverse Pollution Control

Semester VI

  • Ecological Resources Conversation
  • Disaster Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Bachelor’s Thesis


Institutes

Selecting an institute for pursuing a course is an integral part, so we never want to compromise it for anything. However, due to some reasons, we get off our choices. But given below are a few popular and best institutes in India offering B.Sc in Environmental Science.


Institute

City

Average Fee

Amar Singh Government Degree College

Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir

₹20,000

Bareilly College

Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh

₹7,500

BBK DAV College for Women

Amritsar, Punjab

₹1,40,000

Bharati Vidyapeeth University

Pune, Maharashtra

₹1,40,000

CMJ University

Shillong, Meghalaya

₹60,000

Dayanand College

Bangalore, Karnataka

₹2,74,000

Delhi Degree College 

New Delhi

₹14,000

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University

Agra, Uttar Pradesh

₹22,500

Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya

Haridwar, Uttarakhand

₹2,55,000

The Global Open University

Dimapur, Nagaland

₹24,000


Future Prospects 

B.Sc in Environmental Science provides a lot of job opportunities to the degree holders. They can get hired in a nature-oriented organisation like conservational organisations, nature magazines, etc. for a job like Environment Journalists or Environment Photographer or Conversation Hydrologist or something else. They can expect a pay ranging from ₹2,00,000 - ₹5,00,000 depending upon the job profile and skills they possess.


Job Profile

Description

Annual Average Salary

Environment Journalists

Environmental Journalists are reporters hired for gathering and presenting articles on various environmental topics. They have to be creative, alert and curious for obtaining this job.

₹3,00,000 - ₹4,00,000

Environment Photographer

Environment Photographer has to capture photographs of environmental subjects like dangerous animals, adventurous and amusing locations, etc. for which they have to work in miserable and hazardous situations. Their pictures can get posted on social media, magazines, newspapers, videos, etc.

₹3,00,000 - ₹4,00,000

Conversation Hydrologist

Conversation Hydrologists are experts who can measure the measurable properties such as volume and stream flow of various water bodies. They can even test the samples for analysing the pollution level and pH and according can predict drought, erosion, etc.

₹4,00,000 - ₹6,00,000

Director of Waste Management

Organising and clearing the waste gathered in surroundings and dumping it is done by Waste Management Officers. They even recycle recyclable products.

₹5,00,000 - ₹6,00,000


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