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What it takes to pursue post-graduation in Environmental Engineering and the job opportunities after completion?


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RE: What it takes to pursue post-graduation in Environmental Engineering and the job opportunities after completion?

Avadhut Desai
Avadhut Desai
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  • Kolhapur

Environment engineering nowadays becoming the most advantageous and job promising branch of engineering. With the introduction of the concepts of the nature conservation and ratification approach towards the vagaries of the climate change, the engineering communities across the globe have the key role to play which is also evidenced by the various state of technologies dealing with it. Before starting with the job profile discussion about the various environmental branches, we must know the concept of environmental engineering in our daily lives as well as for the development of the country. Let us take an example that the water we drink every day, from where it is coming to our hospitalities or where the sewage waste from the houses is going? It's not a miracle it’s an environment engineering. To maintain the public health and to save the peoples live from the water infected diseases, environmental engineering has a chief role to play.

In India, the river is running by the center and by the states, do you who are the ones who formulates the plans and procedures for the same? Yes! The environment engineers.  So in simple words, environment engineering is the respected, permissible and practical branch of the engineering. If you are looking to pursue post graduation from the environment engineering, this article will pave the way for your aspirations.

About Post Graduation In Environmental  Engineering

Environmental engineering is the branch of the engineering in which the studies of the soil genomics, chemistry to solve the environmental problems. Hence it implies the work on repair, recycling, and sustainability concept.

After completing the graduation from the civil engineering, one need to complete the masters from the environmental engineering to decode the tremendous opportunities.

So grab the fist, if you are looking for masters in the environment, we’ll give you the perfect information on the course details, job opportunities, and salary aspects.

Course Details (M.Tech in Environmental Engineering)

Environmental Engineering is the branch of the civil engineering, whose syllabus is defined as follows as per as the All India council for technical education (AICTE).

  • Environmental mathematics
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Environmental physics
  • Environmental microbiology
  • Laboratory field testing
  • Wastewater transport
  • Sewage treatment plant
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Principle of sustainable development
  • Solid and hazardous waste management
  • Atmospheric chemistry
  • Drinking water analysis
  • Pollution and its impacts
  • Water sample and testings
  • Underground water treatment
  • Overhead structures
  • Rejuvenation of rivers
  • Major projects

Top Colleges ForM.Tech (Environmental Engineering)

  • Indian Institute of technologies (IIT’s)
  • National institute of technologies (Nits)
  • ChattrapatiShivaji college of engineering, Mumbai
  • SGSITS, Indore
  • Amity, Noida
  • Mysore University, Mysore
  • Patna engineering college, Patna
  • MANET, Bhopal
  • Loknayakjaiprakash Narayan institute of technology and sciences
  • Fergusson college of Engineering, Pune
  • Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • B R Ambedkar college of Engineering, Nagpur
  • DAVV, Indore

Job Opportunities For Masters In Environmental Engineering

There are a number of job opportunities are emerging out in the sphere of environment engineering apart from the core jobs both in the government and private wings. Some of the top paid and dignified jobs are given below:

  • Environmental specialists

It is the job which can be clubbed under the government and private fields both. After the completion of the masters from the recognized university, one can make his or her career in this line and can contribute widely on the ground level implementation and statistical analyzing.

Salary Expected: 45k and above.

  • Regional officer in State pollution control boards and central pollution control boards

With the immense responsibility, this job offers you the best experience to work with a face government organization as an officer, which can be promoted to the level of the superintendent and chief engineers till retirement.

Salary Expected: 45k – 75k    

  • Environment Researcher

The government is hiring an adequate number of environment researchers on a wide scale on the backdrop of emerging threats from the anthropogenic means. An individual with the high understandings of the dynamicity of the behavior of the environment can build their bright career by working with the apex national and international institutions.

Salary Expected: 35k- 45k

  • Career in NGO’s

You might have heard about the top international NGO’s like Greenpeace, Humane, CEPI, personalities etc, they are looking for personalities who have the unparalleled engineering knowledge about the environment field. Various India NGO’s like TERI, Center for Environment, etc are also keen to take such individuals for the betterment of their progressive work.

Salary Expected: 25k- 45k

  • Conservationist

Since the environment is degrading day by day, so the job of conservationist is also becoming famed and beneficial one. Conservationist work on the government and private institutions, they become the part of various important committees, members of the commission, etc.

 

Salary Expected: 35k- 50k

  • Legal Advisors and Experts on Environmental issues

After getting the adequate knowledge from the masters one can join the legal firm or can be the part of an eminent panel in the government commissions and independent bodies based on the merit.

Salary Expected: 40k-60k

  • Faculty

Last but not the least one can join any of the top institute based on the merit as a professor or lecturer.

Salary Expected: 35k- 50k

Concluding Remarks

Environmental engineering has become the priority choice for the post graduation, the reason being very simple that the field is emerging as job provider in India. Just the need is to have the proper mindset and interest to pursue the masters from environmental engineering.

RE: What it takes to pursue post-graduation in Environmental Engineering and the job opportunities after completion?

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  • New Delhi
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