Career prospects bright for environmental science students
I have completed my 12th standard and am looking for options to pursue a career in the area of environmental science. Please tell me about the course available at graduate and PG levels related to this subject. What would be my career prospects after the completion of the course?
The following are some institutes offering the subject at bachelor’s level:
University of Delhi, Delhi offers BE Environmental Engineering. The eligibility criterion is +2 with PCM. The admission is based on performance at Combined Entrance Examination and All India Engineering Entrance Examination. For details, log on to www.du.ac.in
University of Burdwan, Bardhaman offers B.Sc Environment and Water Management and B.Sc Environmental Science. The eligibility criterion is +2. For details, log on to www.buruniv.ac.in
Some institutes offering postgraduate courses in the area are:
TERI University, New Delhi offers M.Sc in Environmental Studies, Natural Resources Management, Water Resources Management and Climate Science and Policy. The eligibility criterion is bachelor’s degree in Science/ Engineering or Economics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Geography with 60 per cent marks. The admission is based on performance at online test. The institute also offers M.Tech in Renewable Energy Engineering and Management. The eligibility criterion for this programme is Bachelor’s degree in engineering or M.Sc in Physics, with 60 per cent marks. The admission is based on academic performance in the qualifying degree and interview. GATE/ NET qualified candidates are preferred. For details, log on to www.teriuniversity.ac.in
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad offers M. Sc Environmental Science. The eligibility criterion is B.Sc in Life Sciences. The admission is based on performance at entrance test. The institute offers M.Sc Mathematical Ecology and Environment Studies also. The eligibility criterion is B.Sc with Mathematics and 50 per cent marks, and Biology at +2. The admission is based on performance at entrance test. For details, log on to www.rmlau.ac.in
Some more institutes offering relevant postgraduate courses are:
JNU, New Delhi ( www.jnu.ac.in)- M.Sc in Environmental Sciences
Indian School of Mines University, Dhanbad ( www.ismdhanbad.ac.in)- M.Tech in Environmental Science and Engineering
Pondicherry University, Pondicherry ( www.pondiuni.edu.in)-M.Sc Sustainable Development, M.Sc. Ecology and Environmental Sciences and M.Tech Environmental Engineering and Management)
AU, Visakhapatnam ( www.andhrauniversity.info)- M.Sc Applied Environmental Chemistry
After the completion of the course, you can find employment in government organisations, ministries, NGOs, industries and other organisations that take up environment conservation as their CSR activity. Research and teaching prospects are also bright in this field.
I completed my BE (ECE) from Anna University. I am currently working in the area of telecom. I want to pursue MBA Telecom Management. Please tell me about the institutes offering the course.
The following are some of the options for you: Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management, Pune offers two-year Masters in Business Administration programme in Telecom Management with Systems and Finance and Marketing and Finance as specialisations.
The eligibility criterion for the course is graduation in any discipline with at least 50 per cent marks. The admission is based on performance at SNAP, GD and PI. For details, log on to www.sitm.ac.in
Amity Institute of Telecom Technology and Management, Noida offers MBA – Telecommunication. The eligibility criterion is B.Tech/ B.Sc (Electronics and IT) with at least 50 per cent marks.
The institute also offers MBA – Telecom with HR and Telecom Sales as specialisations. The eligibility criterion for these courses is graduation with at least 50 per cent marks. The admission to the MBA programmes of the institute are based on performance at CAT/ MAT/ GMAT/ entrance examination of Amity, followed by GD and PI. For details, log on to www.amity.edu
Bharti School of Telecommunication Technology and Management, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi offers MBA with Telecom Systems Management. The eligibility criterion is bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy/ B.Sc Agricultural Engineering (four-year)/ Master’s degree in any branch of Physical/ Chemical/ Mathematical Sciences like Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Applications/ Electronics Sciences/ Environmental Science or Computational/ /Information Science/ Agriculture or Master degree in Commerce/ Economics with at least 60 per cent marks in aggregate.
The admission is based on performance at JMET and Group discussion/ Interview. For details, log on to www.iitd.ernet.in and http://bsttm.iitd.ac.in
If you are interested in pursuing the course in distance mode:
Indian Institute of Telecom Management, Delhi offers MBA in Telecom Management in distance mode.
The eligibility criterion is graduation in any discipline. For details, log on to www.iitmedu.org
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