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Centre of Environmental Studies as an interdisciplinary academic field that integrates numerous academic fields (particularly sciences) to study the structure and function of our life-supporting environment and to know causes, effects, and solutions of various environmental issues. Centre of Environmental studies mainly focus on all the elements or factors that build or influence our life-supporting biophysical environment, as well as earth processes, ecological systems, biodiversity, natural resources, alternative energy systems, climate change, numerous sorts of pollutions, and so on. Environmental science integrates information from several other disciplines and so is multidisciplinary in nature. Therefore, center of environmental studies covers biology, chemistry, physics, geology, geography, sociology, economics, management, and ethics. Its major subdivisions embrace ecology, geosciences, environmental chemistry, atmospheric science, environmental biology, environmental toxicology, environmental impact assessment, and so on.

Scope of the Subject

Environmental science has an immense scope since it covers a large vary of subjects or problems associated with our advanced life-supporting system. From last two decades, environment science has related to many career opportunities. Major career choices associated with the topic in space of Industries, Consultancy, Research and Development (R&D), Academics, Green marketing, Green media, Green support, NGOs, Government jobs, International agencies.


Today, the planet is facing various environmental issues, starting from local issues like ground water depletion to world issues like global climate change. These issues may be resolved only when everybody cares for the environment; for that, everybody must informed about the causes, consequences, and remedial measures of various environmental problems. To realize this goal, Centre of Environmental studies taught it at PG (M.Sc. - Environmental Science) and research level. The subject bears large importance as it aims at saving the integrity of the life-supporting environment of earth that is a unique planet that sustains life.

Need and objective
  1. To know how our developmental and day-to-day activities affect environment.
  2. To create a pollution-free environment (that is, clean air, water, land, and food) by adopting different methods of preventing and controlling pollution.
  3. To utilize our natural resources such as water, forest, minerals, and fossil fuels in an efficient manner, that is, with maximum utility and minimum wastage, by adopting conservation and recycling strategies.
  4. To operate in an eco-friendly mode by adopting clean and efficient technologies and installing pollution control systems.
  5. To solve complex global environmental problems such as climate change, ozone-layer depletion, desertification, and energy crisis by using different interdisciplinary tools and approaches.