The subject of Environment
Science is a multi-disciplinary one as it comprises of various branches of like
chemistry, physics, medical science, life science, agriculture, public health, sanitary
engineering and so on. Precisely the subject encompasses various areas like ecology,
toxicology, pollution control and management, geology, geomorphology, remote sensing,
wild life management, biodiversity conservation and conservation of natural resources,
Biotechnology, Microbiology etc.
Recent faster growth in industrialization and urbanization has disturbed the natural
balance of the environment and the results is unsustainable process of growth and
development. Catastrophes like climate change, global warming, earthquake, desertification
and coastal inundation are fast plaguing the individual and society. In the time
of environmental science is therefore, precisely designed for training the youth
to tackle with all environmental issues.
Environmental science graduates have multiple career options. They can work with
different government departments and agencies like Forest and Environment, Pollution
Control Boards, Urban planning, Industries, Water resources and Agriculture etc.
Now NGOs working for environmental protection are a good option for environmental
scientist. Private industries, refineries distilleries, mines fertilizer plants,
food processing industries and textile mills employ environmental scientists. Environmental
scientists also can be involved in research activities in public and private sector
institutions. Environmental scientists also can seek employment in media as environment
journalists. Teaching colleges, universities is also a good option available for
environmental scientists. There are ample opportunities for successful placement,
research fellowship and grants for higher degree like Ph. D.