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Ph.D. Environmental Science

Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science

Interested in advance research in the broad field of environmental science? Ardent about researching the field and discover new measures to help save the environment? Having a postgraduate or M.Phil. degree and looking for avenues for further research? Learn here about the course Ph.D. in Environmental Science.

Course Name: Ph.D. Environmental Science
Group: Ph.D.
Stream: Science
Course Category: Environment
Duration: 3 - 5 Years


PhD in environmental science is an excellent research program for those looking for advancing their knowledge and expertise in aspects instrumental in making a big difference in our fight against forces causing much harm to the earth's environment. Through your research you could be bringing changes in policy, documentation, education or technology, thus advancing the field of environmental science. Environmental science is a vast field and one has to select his or her area of specialization depending upon one's expertise and area of interest. A few such selects areas are energy conservation, sustainable development, forestry management, conservation science, ecosystems, remote sensing, marine biology, botany and etcetera.

Eligibility and course duration

M.Sc or M.Phil in environmental science and other related fields. Those with M.Phil qualification need not to attend the entrance test but other postgraduates have to appear for both entrance as well as interview.

It takes minimum 3-5 years to complete the program.

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Ph.D. Environmental Science - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering Ph.D. Environmental Science course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2024 - 2025 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College Name
Amity Institute of Environmental Toxicology Safety And Management, Uttar Pradesh
Amity School of engineering & technology, Delhi
Andhra University Colleges of Science And Technology, Andhra Pradesh
Anugrah Narayan College, Bihar
Charutar Vidyamandal Institutes, Gujarat
Christ College, Kerala
Department of Life Science Patan College, Gujarat
Gautam Buddha University, Uttar Pradesh
GITAM Institute Of Science, Andhra Pradesh
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Alias Garhwal University
Institute of Environment Education And Research, Maharashtra
Institute of Science, Maharashtra
NDMVP Samaj''s K.T.H.M. College, Maharashtra
Sharda University, Uttar Pradesh
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Jammu and Kashmir

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More about the course

The PhD program begins with submitting a research proposal to the concerned university. Once approved and admitted through the selection process you will be attending some high level seminars covering topics concerning your research area. The seminars are combined with coursework and some original research done by you. You will have to prepare a dissertation based on the research and defend it in front of the dissertation committee through viva-voce. Once you earn your PhD you are now amongst the most skilled in your area of specialization. Working professionals can opt for a part time program. However, a full time format helps as you get to do regular face-to-face interaction with the faculty and can use facilities such as laboratories and libraries available in the campus. The coursework and research is on areas that are our present environment concerns like global warming, pollution of air and water, soil erosion, desertification, deforestation, melting polar caps and declining ice cover in glaciers. Then there are topics on waste management, sewage treatment, etc.

Job prospects

For potential environment scientists there are possibilities of joining the research sector in the government or non-profit organizations. There are positions in management, consulting services and in doing scientific research. One can opt to join academics and have a career as a professor. One can also join the numerous areas of environmental science as an oceanographer, hydrologist, seismologist, energy conservationist, climate change analyst, botanist, ecologist, geographer, conservation scientist, wildlife biologist and so on.

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