Reasons Why To Choose A Career in Environmental Science

The deterioration of the environment through destruction of the ecosystem, depletion and degradation of resources, extinction of biodiversity and pollution is the major concern for all of us. Therefore, there is an immense need for young environmental experts who can help the Government in solving these problems and make this planet a better place to live. For this particular purpose, the discipline of Environmental Science came into existence so that youngsters with specialized knowledge of the field of environment could be trained to overcome all these problems.

What is Environmental Science?

Environmental science is a multidisciplinary branch of science that integrates physical and biological sciences in which you can learn about a variety of strategies for protecting the environment while conserving resources. It is a quantitative discipline with both applied and theoretical aspects that incorporate technology, environmental policies, social changes and human behavior with the environment. In this, research is conducted to identify, control, or eliminate pollutant sources that are affecting the environment and worsening our health. It also focuses on improving environmental quality in all aspects.

Scope Of Environmental Science

Nowadays, every sector wants to develop without harming the environment. Thus, there are enormous job opportunities in various sectors such as Government, industries, MNCs, NGOs, private & public consultancies, research centres, projects, teaching, etc. All these sectors are trying to adopt eco-friendly practices into their work which widened employment opportunities in the field of environmental science. As a result, candidates having an M.Sc. degree in Environmental Science can find many well-paid career opportunities in India as well as abroad. Some job titles/designations are listed below:

Have you ever wished for a global career where you could make a meaningful difference in the world? Then a career in environmental science could be the ideal pursuit for you and pursuing it from SGT University, Gurugram will be the cherry on top! In 2020, SGT University, Gurugram is awarded as the Best Private University Haryana by Jagran Josh.

(This article is written by Dr.VikramMor, Assistant Professor of Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Science.)