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Conservation courses in India Admissions 2019 - 2020 Academic Year
Rapid industrialization and population increase has put a big burden on our environment and on natural resources. It is thus essential that we take to conserving the environment before it is too late. Students who are highly motivated to pursue courses on conservation can learn from here the options available to them.
Courses on conservation are available at various levels from undergraduate to doctoral. Students from science, engineering or technology background are generally preferred for these courses, which are mainly postgraduate programs. The courses are available in various streams. A few such streams are natural resource conservation, wildlife conservation, soil and water conservation, conservation biology.
For getting admission to such programs you need to be highly meritorious and should have the passion to save the environment. Most of the institutes conduct a rigorous entrance exam along with an interview for admission to such courses. These exams are not only knowledge based but also check the problem solving and analytical skills of the students. After all the students when they pass out from the institutes have to solve real world problems related to environment. The duration of masters programs is of 2 years, whereas the Ph.D programs can take anywhere from 2 years to more.