Earth Sciences

Earth Sciences

Academic Focus:

Earth Science is an all-embracing term for the sciences related to the planet Earth. It is arguably a special case in planetary science, the Earth being the only known life-bearing planet. The formal discipline of Earth sciences may include the study of Geology, Geography, Geophysics, Soil Science, environment, etc. The department presently runs three Master’s Degree programmes, viz. MA in Disaster Management, MA Geography and M.Sc in Environmental Science. Disaster Management is mainly the process which deals with the preparedness, mitigation and prevention from any kind of extreme events occurring in nature. Geography is the study of the diverse environments, places, and spaces of the Earth’s surface and their interactions. Environmental Science is a multidisciplinary subject which is relevant to all other subjects and is applicable almost in every aspect of life. Environmental Science is one of the burning and an emerging subject of global concern.

Career Scope:

Geography has wide career scopes like Academician, Cartographer, Commercial / Residential Surveyor, Town Planner, Transport Planner, Development Worker, Researcher, Trainer, Environmental Consultant / Planner, Geographical Information System Officer, Planning and Development Surveyor, Meteorologist etc. M.Sc in Environmental Science provides a wide variety of employment opportunity in government sector, private sector, NGOs, international organizations, consultancy, national/multinational firms, academics and researches, refineries and mines, plant fertilizer, food processing units, engineering, journalism, pollution control boards and many other sectors like forestry, agriculture, water resource management, rural and urban development, tourism, biodiversity and wildlife management, etc. • Several companies are recruiting these graduates for Environmental Manager position. • Some companies recruit M.Sc Environmental Science graduates for the post of Project Manager in the Environmental Science section. T • Post graduate students can also apply for Environmental Specialists in many companies. • Some companies recruit Environment Consultants with post graduation degree in Environmental Science. • They can also work as Sale executive in the companies specialized in Environmental Pollution Control. • Another job available for these graduates is Environmental Journalist in any newspaper, magazine or television station. • They can also work in food processing companies as Managers. • They can also get jobs in fertilizer plants.