Department of Environmental Science

Prof. T. Shivaji Rao a renowned Environmentalist and Distinguished Scientist was instrumental in establishing the department in 1995. It now offers Bachelor’s programme in Environmental Management (BEM) and M.Sc in Environmental Science. The two programmes were started under innovative programmes of UGC.

State-of-the-art Facilities

The department is well endowed with state-of-the-art laboratory equipment to support effective teaching-learning process. Department is supported with the Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure in Higher Educational Institutions (FIST)-DST Level-1. The equipment also aids research in the areas of Phytoremediation, Biodegradation studies, Trace element geochemistry and waste water treatment etc.,

Highly Qualified Faculty

The faculty has been active in undertaking research projects funded by National University of Singapore (NUS), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF), UGC, DST, NTPC, BARC and other agencies. The faculty has published 105 research papers in reputed journals during the last five years. Besides 06 research projects are currently in progress, while complete 07 research projects during the last 5 years.

Environmental Science Programmes

B.Sc. Environmental Science
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M.Sc. Environmental Science
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Ph.D Environmental Science
Ph. D. Programmes
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Saritha V.

Saritha V.

Associate Professor,HOD

Curriculum and Syllabus

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