B.Sc. in Environment Science

Environmental Science is a combination of both social science and natural science. A person who specializes in this subject is known as an environmentalist. They are concerned with the problems of the environment and the effects of unrestrained pollution on the earth’s environment. Their work involves pollution, energy conservation, climatic changes, plastic menace, biodiversity and global warming. Due to urbanization and industrialization, the environment is facing grave problems. Hence the demand for environmentalists is on the rise producing plenty of career opportunities.

B.Sc. in Environment Science


Course Eligibility Duration
Under Graduate Class 10+2(PCB) 3 years
Post Diploma Graduate(B.Sc. Environment Science) 1 years
Post Graduate Graduate(B.Sc. Environment Science) 2 years
Ph.D. (For those who want to go in academics) Post Graduate (with Environment Science as a special subject) Minimum 3 years

Entrance Exam    

Under-graduate Entrance:

There is no entrance exam for this course. Admission is done on the basis of 12th Board exam marks.


Depending on the type of institute/quota, fees can range from INR Ten thousand to Fifty thousand per year; similarly, a postgraduate course can cost in the range of INR Twenty thousand to Two lakhs per year – both of the above are excluding lodging/boarding expenses.

Skills Required   

  • Intense sensitivity for environmental protection, preservation

  • Scientific bent of mind

  • Logical mind

  • Talent for photography is valuable

  • Wide general knowledge

  • Commitment to environmental preservation

Career Options   

Career in Environmental Science is rewarding. Following are the various job profiles for graduates and post graduates in Environment Science:

  • Environment Journalist:Environmental journalism is the collection, verification, production, distribution and exhibition of information regarding current events, trends, and issues associated with the non-human world.

  • Research Assistant: Research assistants support professionals who are conducting experiments or gathering and analyzing information and data. Common employers include medical research centres, think tanks, consulting firms, public interest groups, colleges, polling organizations, and market research firms.

  • Conservation Hydrologist :Hydrologists also help investigate contaminated sites to assess how water flow might disperse pollutants or how polluted water can be remediated. Groundwater hydrologists study the water below the earth's surface.

  • Lecturer:Lecturers teach higher education students and monitor their progress, tutoring them if needed. They conduct research, prepare lectures and oversee examinations.

  • Environment Photographer: Environmental photography refers to photographs of the natural environment for artistic, research, or monitoring purposes.

Undergraduate course (B.Sc)   

  • Environmental Management

  • Environmental Science

  • Environmental Science & water Management

Postgraduate Courses (M.Sc)   

  • Environmental Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Environment (M.Sc/Ph.D)   

  • Environment & Sustainable Development

Popular colleges offering the course:   

In Gujarat

In Maharastra

In India


A qualified environmentalist can get employment opportunities in following areas:

  • Agriculture Industries

  • Forest & Environment Departments

  • Textile Mills

  • Fertilizer Plants

  • Distilleries

  • Water Resources Management Companies

  • NGO’s

  • Food Processing Industries

  • Mines

All the students, teachers and guardians should note that the above mentioned websites and information on various colleges / universities may change under the rules and regulations of the education department.