Disaster management is all about making concrete plans to avoid any type of disasters from affecting human lives and property. In case such calamities take place the focus shifts to reducing, managing and overcoming the ill-effects of the catastrophe. This is done by studying the history of such disasters and mapping potential disasters, both man-made or natural and creating fool-proof plans and processes to be taken up as and when such calamities occur. A course in Disaster Management focuses on techniques for enhancing competence in prevention, mitigation, and management of natural as well as industrial disasters. Besides classroom training, the course equips students for facing natural disasters. One can pursue MA/M.Sc/MBA after successful completion of a Bachelor's degree in any discipline.


For UG: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with minimum qualifying marks in any subject from a recognised board to do any UG course. 

For PG: Master's programme needs a Bachelor's degree in any discipline preferably with 50% marks. Working professionals are eligible for short and long-term courses. 



  • Various opportunities are available for postgraduates in the field of teaching, research, consultancy, and scientific documentation.
  • One can also serve as a social worker, medical health expert, environmental expert, and rehabilitation worker in NGOs and government firms.
  • NGOs and International organisations such as World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB), United Nations Organizations (UNO), Red Cross, UNESCO offer various opportunities for professionally trained disaster management professionals. 


  • Business continuity management
  • Disaster Management
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Disaster Response and disaster management
  • Introduction to Development
  • Introduction to natural and man-made disasters
  • Management of urban disasters
  • Organisational Structure for Disaster Management
  • Rehabilitation, reconstruction and recovery
  • Research methods


  • Degree Offered in UG
    Other Bachelors
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 5.12 Lakhs University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun
    Minimum Fees 0.04 Lakhs Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University, Bhopal
    Degree Offered in PG


Disaster Management

Join this QNA topic to get updates about latest happenings about the course!

  • 223 Joined
  • 5 Questions
Nitish karmakars picture
Nitish KarmakarLast Seen: 3 weeks 4 days agoJoined on: 27-Dec-2017

Disaster management

User Pic

Praveen 9 months ago

Praveens picture
PraveenLast Seen: 6 months 3 weeks agoJoined on: 10-Jun-2015

Need best collage for BBA disaster management

Answer (1)

User Pic

Manisha Gupta Expert 9 months ago

Manisha Guptas picture
Manisha GuptaLast Seen: 3 min 39 sec agoJoined on: 08-Sep-2016
Here are some of the colleges name you can prefer for the same. University School of Management Studies, GGS IP University, Delhi Swami Vivekanand University, Sagar Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open Universit...Read More

Md Faizi 10 months ago

Md Faizis picture
Md FaiziLast Seen: 6 months 6 days agoJoined on: 11-Dec-2016

Starting package (salary)

how much I will get paid after completing this course

Answer (1)

User Pic

Priyanka Kaul Expert 10 months ago

Priyanka Kauls picture
Priyanka KaulLast Seen: 1 min 15 sec agoJoined on: 08-Feb-2016
HI, After completing course in Disaster Management you should opt for work experience for about 2 years and then you can expect a package near 5-7 lacs. Also depends on the skills you need and you hav...Read More

Pranay Gupta 10 months ago

Pranay Gupta s picture
Pranay Gupta Last Seen: 7 months 1 week agoJoined on: 20-Mar-2017

How is disaster mitigation and mgmt mtech course at iit roorke

my gate rank is 4000. general cse. gate college predictor is showing that i can get this course in iitr. so i want to know details about it.plz help

Answer (1)

User Pic

Priyanka Kashyap Expert 10 months ago

Priyanka Kashyaps picture
Priyanka KashyapLast Seen: 14 min 5 sec agoJoined on: 13-Sep-2016
This is a very specialized course and is good but about the placement chances there is not much information available as this is relatively new. So you can go through the official website or you can s...Read More
User Pic

Meet Patel 11 months ago

Meet Patels picture
Meet PatelLast Seen: 6 months 3 weeks agoJoined on: 03-Feb-2017

Please give me information about disaster management..

Answer (1)

User Pic

Priyanka Kaul Expert 11 months ago

Priyanka Kauls picture
Priyanka KaulLast Seen: 1 min 15 sec agoJoined on: 08-Feb-2016
Hi, Disaster management is also known as emergency management. It has communities which deals with reducing vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters. Events covered under this course are acts ...Read More