Department of Environmental Science & Management

Academic Programmes

  •  M.Sc. Environmental Science and Sustainable Management
  •  Syllabus (From 2021-2022 Onwards)
  • M.Sc. Environmental Science and Sustainable Management focuses on holistic curriculum with blend of advanced scientific & technological developments and modern management approaches towards the concept of sustainable development. Emerging approaches in environmental resource management including environmental informatics, environmental health and safety management, climate change adaptation-mitigation and ecological restoration in the curriculum is expected to deliver smart environmental professionals.
  • Core Courses on Applied Themes

    • Environment & Ecology
    • Environmental Impact Assessment
    • Waste Management and Industrial Ecology
    • Urban Ecosystems and Management
    • Environmental Informatics
    • EMS and ISO 14000
    • Environmental Audit
    • Remote Sensing and GIS
    • Hazard and Risk Management
    • Life Cycle Assessment
    • Industrial Safety and Hygiene
    • OSHAS 18001/ISO 45001
    • Ecosystem Services and Sustainability
    • Sustainable Alternatives
  • Salient Features

    • Monthly Industrial visits
    • Ecological field visits
    • Outreach programs
    • Multimedia Learning
    • Internship/training /workshops
    • Invited lectures
    • Micro case studies
    • Quiz/Debate/ Documentaries
    • Global Alumni Network
    • Placement Assistance
    • Fellowships for Outstanding Students
  • Duration: 2 years comprising Four Semesters

    Eligibility Criteria: Candidates with Any BSc/B.Tech/B.E Degree

  • Programme Outline

    S.No Course Code CORE/ELECTIVE List Of Courses Offered under CBCS
    Total Credits 98
    Credits Hours /Week L
    Lecture
    T
    Tutorial
    P
    Practical
    Title
    Semester I
    1 21PGCC01 CORE I Principles of Environmental Science and Sustainable Development 4 6 4 2 -
    2 21PGCC02 CORE II Environmental Pollution and Toxicology 4 7 4 2 1
    3 21PGCC03 CORE III Environmental Chemistry 4 2 6 4 -
    4 21PGCC04 CORE IV Remote Sensing and GIS 4 6 4 1 1
    5 21PGEC01 ELECTIVE I Energy and Environment 3 4 3 1 -
    21PGEC02 Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
    6 21PGPP01 PRACTICAL I Practical - I 5 6 - - 6
    Semester II
    7 21PGCC05 CORE V Environmental Impact and Risk Assessment 5 7 4 2 1
    8 21PGCC06 CORE VI Geospatial Data Modelling and Informatics 4 6 4 2 -
    9 21PGCC07 CORE VII Industrial Pollution and Waste Management 4 6 4 2 -
    10 21PGCC08 COREVIII Urban Environmental Sustainability 4 6 4 2 -
    11 21PGEC03 ELECTIVE II Global and National Environmental Issues 3 4 3 1 -
    12 NME NON MAJOR ELECTIVE Non Major Elective 2 3 2 1 -
    13 21PGPP02 PRACTICAL II Practical - II 5 6 - - 6
    Semester III
    14 21PGCC09 CORE IX Corporate Environmental strategies - ISO 14000 , OSHAS and LCA 4 6 4 2 -
    15 21PGCC010 CORE X Climate Change - Impacts and resilience 5 6 4 2 -
    16 21PGCC011 CORE XI Statistics and numerical methods 4 6 4 2 -
    17 21PGCC012 CORE XII Sustainable Agriculture 4 6 4 2 -
    18 21PGCC013 CORE XIII Green Technologies and Ecopreneurship 4 6 4 2 -
    19 21PGEC05 ELECTIVE III Alternate Energy 3 4 3 1 -
    21PGEC06 Sustainable Transportation
    21PGEC07 Sustainable Ecotourism
    20 NME NON MAJOR ELECTIVE Non Major Elective 2 3 2 1 -
    Semester IV
    21 21PGCC014 CORE XIV Environmental Law, Policies and Ethics 4 6 4 2 -
    22 21PGCC015 CORE XV Research Methodology 4 6 4 2 -
    23 21PGEC04 ELECTIVE IV Ecosystem Services and Sustainable Management
    24 21PGPW01 PW I PROJECT WORK 10 - - - -
    TOTAL NUMBER OF CREDITS 98
    VALUE ADDED COURSES
    1 21PGAC01 VACI Value Added Course I 2 3 25 75 100
    2 21PGAC02 VACII Value Added Course II 2 3 25 75 100
    3 21PGAC03 VACIII Value Added Course III 2 3 25 75 100
    4 VACIV Value Added Course IV 2 3 25 75 100
    TOTAL NUMBER OF CREDITS 8
    EXTRA CREDIT COURSES
    1 Code given by course provider Extra Credit Course MOOC - course – I /SWAYAM/NPTEL/Coursera 2
    2 Extra Credit Course MOOC - course – II /SWAYAM/NPTEL/Coursera 2
    3 Extra Credit Course MOOC - course – III /SWAYAM/NPTEL/Coursera 2 - - - -
    TOTAL NUMBER OF CREDITS 6

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