Environmental Engineering

Environmental engineering is one of the branch of engineering that concerns with the scientific principles and its application. The main aim of this branch is to develop safety measures against drastic effects of various activities on the environment.

Career Options

  • - Environmental Engineer - Civil Engineer - Environmental Engineering Technicians - Chemical Engineers - Environmental Scientists - Lecturer

Educational Qualifications

  • Education Qualification 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Personal Skills

  • -Good Communication as well as writing skill - Comprehensive research ability - Quick Situation Handling - Team leadership - Time Management

Courses to be pursued

  • - Post Graduation in Industrial Waste Management - B.Tech. in Environmental Engineering - M.Tech. in Environmental Engineering

Top Colleges

  • Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) Address: Sathgalli, Dwaraka Nagar, Mysuru, Karnataka 570019, India Phone: 0821 - 257 0010 Website: http://vtu.ac.in
  • Himalayan University Chimpu Address: Chimpu, Near Arunachal Pradesh Forest Corporation, Guest House, Gohpur Tinali, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh 791111 Phone: 099100 57970 Website: https://www.himalayanuniversity.com

Working Conditions

Most of the Environmental engineers have to work on site and in office-based environments too. Working hours can be stretched if required to meet project deadlines. They earn good salary package that increases with experience. Travelling is also a part of their work.

Top Companies

  • Aquatech Systems Asia Pvt Ltd Address: Survey No. 244/2, Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park,Hinjwadi, Pune, Maharashtra - 411057 Phone: (020) 66547000 Website: www.aquatech.com
  • Doshion Ltd Address: C-147, Madhuban, Near Universal Public School, Delhi - 110092 Phone: 011 2589 1916 Website: http://www.doshion.com/

Successful Persons

G. D. Agrawal

G. D. Agrawal is one of the eminent environmental engineers in India. He also teaches students as an Honorary Professor of environmental sciences at the Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodaya Vishwavidyalaya in Madhya Pradesh. He was also appointed as the first member-secretary of the Government of India's Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya

Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya is counted among one of the most eminent Environment engineers of India. He worked as the chief architect behind the construction of the Krishna Raja Sagara dam in Mandya. This construction helped in converting the surrounding barren lands into fertile grounds for farming.

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