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The Department of Ecology & Environmental Sciences focuses on understanding and addressing ecological and environmental challenges. Through interdisciplinary research, it explores the intricate relationships between ecosystems, human activities, and climate change. The department equips students with knowledge in environmental conservation, sustainable practices, and environmental policy, fostering a holistic approach to safeguarding the planet for current and future generations.

Amity University Punjab offers a rigorous interdisciplinary Environmental Science major and Ecology through the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences. The Environmental Science and Ecology program includes the study of the Earth system as a set of physical, biological, and chemical interactions made more complex by human activities.

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences' Ecology & Environmental Science programmes place a high emphasis on encouraging students to solve environmental problems and develop their critical thinking abilities. Students enrolled in Environmental Science degree programmes gain a strong foundation in environmental core subjects.

Course Duration

  • M.Sc. (H) Ecology & Environmental Science ‒ 2 years

Eligibility Criteria

  • • M.Sc. (H) Ecology & Environmental Science

    B.Sc. with minimum 60% aggregate marks in Environmental Science/ Chemistry / Life Sciences / Biological Sciences/ Geography or equivalent from a recognized university


M.Sc. (H) Ecology & Environmental Science:- First Year: 1,00,000

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  • M.Sc. (H) Ecology & Environmental Science ‒ 2 years
    • Climate Change
    • Biodiversity
    • Environmental Chemistry
    • Environmental Toxicology
    • Sustainable Development
    • Urban Ecology
    • Sustainable Energy
    • Industrial Pollution
    • Bioremediation
    • Environmental Auditing

After completion of an academic programme in Environmental Sciences, students will be able to gain the following:

  • Comprehend, and put into practise the basic and advanced principles of environmental science, modelling, instrumentation, and environmental impact assessment, as well as all associated topics, in order to pursue further education, research, and prosperous careers in business and academia.
  • Understand how the earth functions naturally and the potential effects of human interactions through a combination of fieldwork, theory, modelling, and advanced research-oriented experiments.
  • Make use of methodological competence and basic knowledge to pursue postgraduate studies and research at reputable institutions both domestically and abroad.
  • Apply the acquired theoretical knowledge and practical skills in developing various products, processes, techniques and resources to meet societal demands.
  • Acquire technological know-how by connecting disciplinary and interdisciplinary aspects of Environmental Science.
  • Recognize the importance of research ethics, IPR, entrepreneurship, Communication and management skills so as to prepare the next generation of researchers.
  • To inculcate the habit of lifelong learning and upgradation of knowledge and skills to be competitive in the current professional scenario.
  • Thorough command of various modern interdisciplinary advanced environmental technologies and their application knowledge and timely implementation skills in solving the problems related to Earth and the Environment in achieving Sustainable development.

There are many benefits to studying computer applications, which is indicative of the growing significance of technology across many industries. These are the main benefits:

    • Comprehensive Knowledge: Acquire a deep understanding of ecological systems, biodiversity, and the interconnectedness of environmental components.
    • Problem Analysis: Develop skills to critically analyze environmental issues, identifying their causes and consequences.
    • Sustainable Practices: Learn to design and implement sustainable solutions for resource management, energy conservation, and waste reduction.
    • Policy Understanding: Gain insight into environmental policies and regulations, understanding their implications on conservation and sustainable development.
    • Interdisciplinary Approach: Utilize interdisciplinary perspectives, integrating knowledge from biology, chemistry, physics, and social sciences to address complex environmental challenges.
    • Research Skills: Develop strong research skills, including data collection, analysis, and interpretation, to contribute to advancements in environmental science.
    • Environmental Ethics: Cultivate a sense of environmental ethics and responsibility, promoting a commitment to sustainable practices and conservation.
    • Fieldwork Experience: Engage in practical fieldwork, gaining hands-on experience in environmental monitoring, data collection, and conservation efforts.
    • Collaboration: Foster collaboration and teamwork skills to address environmental challenges collectively, recognizing the importance of a collaborative approach.
    • Global Perspective: Develop a global perspective on environmental issues, understanding the interconnectedness of local and global ecosystems.

Because our faculty members were hand-picked from the top universities, they enjoy an excellent reputation across the nation. Amity University Mohali now employs a large number of academics with a variety of specialisations in environmental sciences. They are highly qualified and possess a wealth of professional experience. They also have a great passion for teaching. In addition to their training and competence, they employ their creative teaching methods and practical knowledge.

A degree in environmental science leads to a variety of job options. Graduates can operate as environmental consultants, giving advice on sustainable practises and completing assessments. They might support government agencies or environmental organisations by advocating for policies and assisting with their development. There are opportunities for research into creative responses to environmental problems. Environmental scientists hold pivotal positions in various businesses by guaranteeing adherence to environmental protocols. Furthermore, positions in corporate sustainability, technology, and environmental journalism highlight the wide range of options available to professionals.

List of places where students of Environmental Sciences can be employed:

  • Chemical/ food processing/ beverage and other related industries
  • Pollution control board
  • Water authority bodies
  • Urban planning departments
  • Government organizations such as the ministries, environmental institutes (Wildlife Institute of India, Botanical Survey of India, Zoological Survey of India, Zoological Survey of India, etc.) and NGOs
  • Private organizations such as refineries, distilleries, pesticides, and fertilizer plants
  • Environmental journalism
  • Environmental auditing
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Consulting firms
  • Environmental law firms
  • Management firms
  • Faculty in school, colleges, and universities
  • Research laboratories
  • Laboratory Technician/ Assistant/ Manager
  • EHS officer (Environment, Health, and Safety)
  • Quality control processor