Environmental Scientists

Environmental scientists and specialists use their knowledge of the natural sciences to protect the environment and human health. They may clean up polluted areas, advise policymakers, or work with industry to reduce waste.

Career Option

  • - Environmental consultant - Environmental education officer - Environmental manager - Nature conservation officer - Recycling officer - Sustainability consultant - Waste management officer - Water quality scientist

Top Colleges In India

  • National Environmental Research Institute, Nagpur Vasant Nagar Nagpur,, Nagpur, Maharashtra 440020 Contact Number- 091-0712-2249885-88 & 2249970-72 Website- www.neeri.res.in
  • Forest Research Institute, Dehradun Forest Research Institute (Deemed) University, Dehradun. Tel: 0135-2224439, 0135-2751826 Website- www.fridu.edu.in
  • Jawaharal Nehru University, Delhi New Mehrauli Road, Munirka, New Delhi, Delhi 110067 Contact- 011 2674 2575 Website- www.jnu.ac.in

Courses to be pursued

  • 1. Certificate Courses: - Certificate in Environmental Studies (CES) - Certificate Courses in Environmental Science 2. Diploma Courses: - Diploma in Environmental Science - Diploma in Environmental Law - Diploma in Environment Protection 3. Bachelor Courses: - Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science - Bachelor of Environmental Management - Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science & water Management 4. Master Courses: - Master of Philosophy in Environmental Sciences - Post Graduate Diploma in Environment - Master of Science in Environmental Management 5. Ph.D Courses: - Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science - Doctor of Philosophy in Earth Science

Working Condition

Environmental scientists and specialists work in offices and laboratories. Some may spend time in the field gathering data and monitoring environmental conditions firsthand. Most environmental scientists and specialists work full time.

Personal Skill

  • • Ability to work with a team • Communication and quantitative skills (PUL*) • Critical thinking & problem solving (PUL*) • Detail-oriented • Inquisitive • Interpersonal skills • Integration and application of knowledge (PUL*) • Observational and investigative skills • Physical stamina for fieldwork • Professional values & ethics (PUL*) • Understanding of relationships
  • interactions and patterns

Educational Qualification

  • 10+2 with science and math
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