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B. Sc. Environmental Science

Course offered at Padmashree Institute of Management and Science’s under NEP scheme

  1. Certificate course in Environmental Science
  2. Diploma in Environmental Science
  3. Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science
  4. Honour’s in Environmental Science
  5. Integrated Master’s degree in Environmental Science

About the Course:

The main objective of framing this curriculum of B.Sc. (Basic/Hons.) in Environmental Science is to impart the students a holistic understanding of the subject giving substantial weightage to the core contents, skill, value-based and ability enhancement. The syllabus has given due importance on the main streams of the body of knowledge on ‘Environment’ with due recognition of its wide spectrum. The ultimate goal of the syllabus is to enable the students to have an in-depth knowledge on the subject and enhance their scope of employment at every level of exit. Adequate emphasis has been given on the new and emerging techniques and understanding of the subject under the changing regime and global context.

Graduate attributes in Environmental Science-

Some of the characteristic attributes a graduate in Environmental Science should possess are:

Multidisciplinary competence catering to environmental sustainability, Skilled communication  Team work and collaboration,  Systemic and critical thinking with reference to environment-people- economic development attributes, Problem identification skills and sustainable solution provisioning,  Analytical reasoning and appropriate interpretation skills, Project Management Skills, Digital and ICT efficiency,  Ethical awareness / reasoning,  Self-directed learning efficiencies leading to a productive lifelong learning process,  Reflective thinking,  Research-related skills such as review of literature, design of experiments, statistical, competence, report writing and prepare target specific communication packages.

Recognition & Accreditation

Recognised by Government of Karnataka

Career Areas

In recent times, the Environmental science course has gained importance in emphasizing the importance of Environmental Protection in present time of unprecedented environmental degradation, Sewage treatment, Biodiversity management and conservation, Bioremediation, Energy conservation and production.

Eligibility Criteria

Pass in PUC/12th standard / 10+2 or its equivalent degree with science stream with minimum 50% aggregate

Career Prospectus

Wildlife and Ecotourism guides Assistants in Central and State Pollution Control Boards Environmental Health and Safety Assistant in industries Occupational Health and Safety Assistant in industries/theme parks Public Health/Waste Management Officers in Municipalities Wastewater Treatment Plant Managers Environmental Analyst (Validation) Research Assistant/Staff Liaison Officer Watershed Management Assistant Mineral/Energy Resource Exploration Assistant Solar energy/alternate energy Executives Micro irrigation Executives Organic Farming Executives/Entrepreneurship NGOs/Consultancy firms Teachers in Schools Scientific Assistant in Research institutions Scientists in Central and State Pollution Control Boards Environment Health and Safety Officer Environmental auditor I/Auditor II Environmental/Production Quality Assurance Officer Wastewater Treatment Plant Managers Sanitary landfill and Hazardous Waste Handling Experts Toxicology specialist Forensic Scientist Quality Control Executive

Higher Studies



Students are provided with various options for entry and exit to the course under NEP program. Course Years/ Semester Exit option with an award Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science 1 (I – II semester) Certificate 2 (I – IV semester) Diploma 3 (I – VI semester) Bachelor’s Degree 4 (I – VIII semester) Bachelor’s Degree with Honour’s 5 (I – X semester) Master’s Degree

Fees structure

1.60 - 2 Lakhs


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