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Pursue a degree in Environmental Science

Team StoryWeavers|February 24, 2022, 22:19 IST| 6

What is environmental science?

Environmental science is a branch of study where you can find a number of ways to protect the environment with the reliable use of resources.

There’s a world of opportunities in environmental science and identifying your interests will help you figure out where you fit in best.

How to get into this field?

There are multiple courses that can lead you to your goal. In order to pursue a degree in Environmental Science it is important for you to taken up the science stream subjects after 10th



Post Graduation

Path 1

Science Stream with Biology Env Science/

Related Disciplines –

Chemistry, Botany, etc

Env Sc/Related Disciplines-Biology, Chemistry, Oceanography etc. Env Scientist

Path 2

Science Stream with Math B.E/B.Tech (Streams like Chemical Engineering, Civil, etc) Env Engineer

Apart from these options, you can also opt for diploma courses, certificate courses and any bachelors or masters in disciplines related to environmental science.

Best institutes in India

Here’s a list of some of the top colleges in India where you can pursue your studies in environmental science.

  • Centre for Environment Education, Ahmedabad
  • Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Delhi
  • Center for Science and Environment, Delhi
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
  • CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur
  • Forest Research Institute, Uttarakhand
  • Indian Institute of Environmental Management, Mumbai

What next?

Once you are armed with a degree in environmental science, the next step is venturing out into the field. The employment opportunities in this field are just as diverse as the career options and you can choose to work in places like government agencies, NGOs, research organisations, industries, etc.  

A career in environmental science is your chance to don the role of Captain Planet. So, are you up for the challenge?

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About the Author

A self love warrior and a believer of 'hugs make life better' - Nidhi Tom is a member of team StoryWeavers. Currently, she is in the pursuit of finding the right balance between making nutty travel plans, cozying up in her happy place-the bed and weaving fun and quirky tales. Do write in to if you want to share your stories, thoughts or any random rants with her.

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Fianna Maria Mendez

May 17, 2020

Amesome !!info thanks byju’s.?

Tehzeeb hayat

January 22, 2020

Can I plz get more info on careers related to social work
I want to serve the peole and help them overcome their problems


May 21, 2019

Thanks Byju’s for such a brilliant ? info.
Nice blog

Athira Krishna A S

May 12, 2019

Nice blog


May 4, 2019

Wow this is interesting… I love science ?????????


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