WHAT IS ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING ?

Traditionally, environmental engineering was a branch of civil engineering and was variously called sanitary engineering and public health engineering. However, with the coming of dedicated higher education options in the environment during the 1980s, it found its own niche. BE/B.Tech in Environmental Engineering is a 4-year program. Environmental engineering is a multidisciplinary subject that borrows ideas from a number of different sciences as well as fields of engineering to understand environmental issues and engineer design solutions for these, for example, by creating a landfill or a waste water plant. Typically, a program in this discipline will include concepts from physics, chemistry, and biology as well as civil, mechanical, electrical and chemical engineering. Apart from this, students will also learn about impact assessment, environmental management, and audit. However, most modules will be geared towards developing a comprehensive understanding of different forms of pollution, managing environmental resources and controlling waste. One can pursue M.Tech in Environmental Engineering after successful completion of BE/B.Tech.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

UG: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with minimum qualifying marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as core subjects. Independent entrance tests are also held by the various state, central, and private universities which mostly require 50% as the prerequisite to appear for the test.

PG: Candidates must hold a degree in Bachelor of Engineering/B.Tech in Environmental Engineering along with a good score in entrance tests held for PG program held by the various state, central, and private universities.

 

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SCOPE OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

  • Job prospects for environmental engineers in various segments, including research centers, NGOs, and government departments are increasing day by day.
  • Professionals who have M.Tech degree are in demand in various committees engaged in the study and analysis of environmental risks.
  • The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) of India also recruits environmental engineering professionals for various posts through UPSC.
  • Job profiles available for environmental engineers are as follows: 

Lead Project Engineer

Senior ROV Technician

Sr. Reservoir Engineer

Technical Engineering Manager

Seismic Acquisition Consultant

Environmental Engineering Technicians

Environmental Scientists and Specialists

Hydrologists

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COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Electric Circuits and Power
  • Environment Impact and Risk Assessment
  • Environmental Modeling and Simulation
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanics of Fluids
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Thermodynamics

COURSE LEVEL DETAILS

  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 8.25 Lakhs Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
    Minimum Fees 0.06 Lakhs LD College of Engineering, Ahmedabad
    Degree Offered in UG
    B.E /Btech
    B.Sc.
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 10.75 Lakhs Indian Institute of Technology Madras
    Minimum Fees 0.03 Lakhs Government Engineering College, Valsad
    Degree Offered in PG
    M.E /Mtech.
    M.Sc.

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Environmental Engineering

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Sushrut 9 hours ago

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SushrutLast Seen: 7 hours 48 min agoJoined on: 14-Jun-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Is environmental engineering at dtu is better option

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Muskan yadav 9 hours ago

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Muskan YadavLast Seen: 6 min 36 sec agoJoined on: 25-Jun-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hello there,Environmental engineering is a professional engineering discipline that takes from broad scientific topics like chemistry, biology, ecology, geology, hydraulics, hydrology, microbiolo...Read More
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Sourabh Aroniya 11 hours ago

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Sourabh AroniyaLast Seen: 5 hours 40 min agoJoined on: 07-Jun-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

Can you tell me about Bio engineering vs environmental engineering

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Nikhil Reddy 6 hours ago

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Dear Sourabh,     I heartfully appreciate your interest towards Bio engineering and environmental engineering and I'm here to help you regarding your query !!Bio Engineering :  &nb...Read More
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Sourabh AroniyaLast Seen: 5 hours 40 min agoJoined on: 07-Jun-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

How is the Environmental Engineering branch in iit Dhanbad?

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saumya sharma 6 days ago

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Saumya SharmaLast Seen: 6 days 5 hours agoJoined on: 13-Apr-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: In Graduation
greetings,the environmental engineering at iit dhanbad is a great option.pls refer to the following link for more information:https://www.careers360.com/university/indian-institute-of-technology-india...Read More
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Nithya 8 days ago

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NithyaLast Seen: 12 hours 35 min agoJoined on: 08-Jul-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Hi sir..my tancet normalized mark is 49.47 I belong to bc caterogy I want to do ME environmental engineering can I get ceg or gct?

Can I get seat in Anna Universities like Chennai or trichy?

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Tanmoy Munshi 7 days ago

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Hey Nithya,The marks for getting admission in Anna University will be released on their official website. But according to the previous year, the cut was around 35.56 for BC. For more info visit&...Read More
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Ankit 8 days ago

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AnkitLast Seen: 6 days 14 hours agoJoined on: 08-Jul-2019Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

Being a chemical engineer , can i apply for Mtech in environmental engineering from A.M.U and job opportunities in both private and public.

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saumya sharma 7 days ago

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Saumya SharmaLast Seen: 6 days 5 hours agoJoined on: 13-Apr-2018Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: In Graduation
greetings,yes ofcourse you can apply for mtech in environmental engineering.the scope of jobs is not enormous in the private sector but the public sector has a lot to offer.you can become a lecturer, ...Read More