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M.Sc. (Environmental Science)


Duration:2 Years
Eligibility:Graduate or Equivalent

Course Duration: Two Year (Semester System)

Course Eligibility : Graduation  in Science  with at least 50 % marks or Equivqlent CGPA

Admission Criteria: Merit in qualifying examination, subject to eligibility criteria.

Entrance/Eligibility Test: As per University Rules

Programme Mode: Regular

Course Syllabus

Semester – I

Course Code

Course Title

ESM – 101

Foundation Course in Ecology

ESM – 102

Earth and its Atmosphere

ESM – 103

Aquatic Environment

ESM – 104

Energy Resources and Conservation

ESM – 105

Lab work based on courses ESM – 101  to ESM – 102

ESM – 106

Lab work based on courses ESM – 103  to ESM – 104

ESM – 107 M

Global Environmental Change (Minor Elective for Environmental Science and other PG programmes)

 

Semester – II

ESM – 201

Biodiversity and Conservation

ESM – 202

Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology

ESM – 203

Environmental Pollution and Toxicology

ESM – 204

Environmental Monitoring and Management

ESM – 205

Environmental Legislation

ESM – 206

Lab work based on courses ESM – 201   to ESM – 202

ESM – 207

Lab work based on courses ESM – 203 to ESM – 204

ESM – 208M

Environmental Conservation (Minor Elective for other PG programmes)

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Minor Elective (for Environmental Science students)

 

Semester – III

ESM  - 301

Biostatistics, Modeling and Computer Applications

ESM – 302

Water Resource Management

ESM – 303

Lab work based on courses ESM – 301 to ESM – 302

 

  • ESM  - 304
  • ESM  - 305

Any one of the following:

  • Ecological Restoration
  • Society and Environment

 

  • ESM  - 306
  • ESM  - 307

Any one of the following:

  • Air Pollution Control and Abatement
  • Remote Sensing and GIS

ESM – 308

Lab work based on  courses ESM – 306/ESM – 307

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Minor Elective (for Environmental Science students)

 

Semester – IV

ESM – 401

Industrial Training Report**

ESM – 402

Dissertation based on project work

Note :

  •  # Environmental Science students shall opt Minor Electives from other programmes
  • **Industrial training of 6 weeks during summer vacation following semester II.
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