Sir i want to be an environmentalist.. So what should i opt for. I have just done +2

Sir i want to be an environmentalist... So what should i opt. I have just done my +2.. Should i go for environmental Engineering.. What is the scope if i choose as my career.. Should i go for it.. I scored 88% in +2 in isc board.. Which is best career option for me which has highest scope..

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RE: Sir i want to be an environmentalist.. So what should i opt for. I have just done +2

Deepti Sharma
Deepti Sharma
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Environment is the source of life in the earth. Environmental science is a composite of both natural and social sciences. Environmental science graduates have multiple career options. They can work with different government departments and agencies like Forest and Environment, Pollution Control Boards, Urban planning, Industries, Water resources and Agriculture etc. Now NGOs working for environmental protection are a good option for environmental scientist.

There are ample of institutes offering UG , PG and diploma courses in environmental science.Career in Environmental Science starts with a B.Sc/B.E degree in this subject. The minimum qualification for B.Sc (Environmental Science) is 10+2 pass with Science subjects. Its good to go for BE degree as it offer's good job options. Msc/ME, Mphil and Phd are further options.

Institutes are:
University of Delhi, Delhi; Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi; Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; IIT, Delhi, Kanpur, Kharagpur and Madras; Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi; University of Mumbai; University of Chennai, Chennai; Indian Institute of Environment Management (SIES), Mumbai; University of Mysore, Mysore; University of Pune, Pune, UP Technical University (Instt of Engg & Tech) Lucknow; Center for Environment Education, Nehru Foundation for Development, Ahmedabad; Andhra University, Waltair; Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh; Guru jambheshwar University, Hisar and Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi.etc

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