Career in Environmental Science and Engineering: Eligibility and Jobs

27Oct,2020
By Editorial

Environmental Science and Engineering is a versatile subject that brings ideas based on different sciences as well as fields of engineering to understand the issues of environment and give solutions for these; so that people have access to a pure environment that is suitable for human existence. That’s why opportunities in environmental science and engineering have increased in the last couple of years and the professionals are recruited by companies working in the chemical, geological, petroleum, and mining sectors.

Read more: Does engineering study fulfill your sky-high dreams??

Environmental Science and Engineering Course Highlights:

There are different courses available in the field of Environmental Science and Engineering. Tabulation below shows the brief about Environmental Science and Engineering course:

Types of Courses Diploma: Diploma in Environmental Science, Diploma in Environmental Law, Diploma in Environment Protection
UG: Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, Bachelor of Environmental Management, B.Sc. in Environmental Science & Water Management
PG: Master of Philosophy in Environmental Sciences, Post Graduate Diploma in Environment, M.Sc. in Environmental Management
Minimum Duration Diploma: 1 year
UG: 2 – 4 years
PG: 2 - 3 years
Basic Eligibility Diploma: Completion of Class 10 from any recognized university/ board.
UG: Completion of Class 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics with at least 50% aggregate marks.
PG: Completion of a Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering.
Total Fees Diploma: 30K – 80K
UG:30K – 90K
PG:40K – 1.5 lakhs
Average Salary Diploma: 2 LPA – 3 LPA
UG: 3 – 5LPA
PG: 6 – 8 LPA
Areas of Employment Environmental Consultancy, Environmental NGO, State, National and International Agencies, Research Lab, Government PSUs, Private Industries, etc.
Job Profiles Environmental Scientist, Environmental Consultant, Environmental Science Manager, Lecturer, Environment Photographer, Environment Journalists, Hydrologist, Director of Waste Management, Agricultural engineer, Biologist, Ecologist, Geologist, etc.


Environmental Science and Engineering course Eligibility:

The basic eligibility criteria for Environmental Science and Engineering courses differ from college to college with a little modification. Candidates are required to fulfil the common eligibility criteria to get admission into the Environmental Science and Engineering are mentioned below:

  • For the diploma course in any environmental science and engineering courses, candidates must pass class 10 from any recognized university/ board.
  • Candidates must have completed class 10+2 in science stream with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology as core subjects to study Environmental Science and Engineering to get an undergraduate degree. 
  • A few colleges or universities are there that are conducting entrance tests for which candidates must have at least 50% marks as the prerequisite to appear for the test.
  • Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree like B. Tech or B.Sc. in Environmental Science and Engineering with a good score in the entrance tests that appeared for the PG program that is conducted by specific colleges/ universities.

Environmental Science and Engineering Career aspects:

Environmental Science and Engineering have immense scope in India as it is a diverse field and requires people from different backgrounds. A candidate can study the physical, chemical, thermal, biological, radioactive, or even mechanical engineering processes as well as the social, political, and cultural methods which impact the planet. Especially, there is a large requirement of professionals from process engineering, environmental chemistry, water and sewage treatment, waste reduction management, pollution prevention, etc.

  • Job opportunities for environmental science and engineering degree holders are bright in govt. organizations such as Water Authority, NGOs, Pollution Control Board, Urban Planning, and ResearchCenters as different government departments are working towards green development.
  • It offers a lot of job opportunities for environmental scientists as well as for environmental biologists, environmental engineers, environmental modellers, and environmental journalists.
  • After holding a degree in this field a candidate will get a variety of careers to choose from. They can easily work in government and private organizations such as mines, fertilizer plants, textile & dying industries, food processing units, and many other industries. 
  • There are a few private industries like refineries, food processing industries, fertilizer, and distilleries plants that are also offering various job opportunities for the graduates in this field.

Environmental Science and Engineering Job profiles:

Environmental Science is the branch of study where you can find a number of ways to protect our environment with the reliable usage of resources. A candidate with a degree in environmental science and engineering can apply for several job profiles.  Candidates will be eligible to apply for the different job profiles depending on the degree they have. Mentioned below are some of the common taken up job profiles:

Job Profile Job Description
Environmental Scientist They are responsible for the research on identifying, controlling, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards affecting the environment. 
Environment Journalists An environmental journalist deals with the understanding of current environmental concerns, and the ability to communicate information to the public. 
Director of Waste Management Their job is to prepare, plan, and implement safe waste disposal strategies, managing budgets, and ensuring that all waste disposal activities in your jurisdiction comply with environmental laws and regulations.
Hydrologist A hydrologist is a scientist who researches the distribution, circulation, and physical properties of the earth's underground and surface waters. 
Ecologist Basically, their job role is to survey on ecosystems and evaluate the diversity, and behaviour of the several organisms within them. 

 

Read also: Is choosing Environmental Science can be a good career choice?

LATEST NEWS


MHT CET 2020 has Released the Final Merit List for Engineering Admission
TANCET 2021 Starts Registration from 19th January 2021
Bar Council of India has released a new rule to abolish one year LLM Course
SNAP 2020 Exam Tomorrow, Know Exam Day Guidelines
Karnataka PGCET 2nd And Final Counselling Schedule Released
XLRI Released XAT 2021 Response Sheet, Answer Key To Be Out Soon
JEE Advanced 2021 Eligibility And Exam Date Declare on Jan 7, Said Ramesh Pokhriyal
AMU Entrance 2020 Result Announced, Check Details Here
INI CET 2021 Round Two Counselling Result Declared
MAT 2020 December Session Result Announced
NEET UG 2020 Registration Starts For Stray Vacancy Round
LPUNEST 2021 Registration Starts For B.Tech Program
MAT 2021 February Session Exam Dates Released, Check Schedule
XAT 2021 Exam Analysis, Check here to know the type of questions
CAT 2020 Result Announced, Download Result Scorecard
MHT CET 2020 Merit List Released
IIFT 2021 Application Correction Window opened by NTA , Check here
CLAT 2021 Registration Started, Apply Here
NEET MDS 2021 Result Declared, Check Result here
UCEED 2021 Admit card Released , Click here to download
IIM Indore: Notification CAT 2020 Final Answer Key Released
UPSC NDA 1 2021: Application Form Date Announced
Karnataka PGCET 2020: First Round of Seat Allotment Result Announced
IBSAT 2020 Result Announced, Check Result here
CSIR UGC NET Result announced by NTA, Check here
Karnataka PGCET : Mock Seat Allotment Result announced
IBSAT 2020 Exam Analysis, Check Details Review
CLAT 2021 Exam Date declared, Registration starts from 1st of January
MAT 2020 December Session CBT Mode Exam Admit Card Released
Syllabus of MHT CET Out, Check Details Here
NEET SS Round 2 Counselling Result Declared, Check Details
GPAT 2021 Registration Commences, Check details here
SNAP 2020 Admit Card Released For Third Session Exam
MICAT Phase 1 Result Declared, Check Details Here
CMAT 2021: Registration Begin form 23rd January
XAT 2021 Mock Test Available From Today, Check Details
INI CET 2021 Counseling Round one Result released, Check here
MHT CET 2020 Registration to end today, Apply now
MAH CET 2020: Registration extended by five days
JEE MAIN 2021 new rules releases by NTA, Know here

© 2020 | educationasia.in | All Rights Reserved