Master of Arts Sociology

Study Campus

Bengaluru City University Dr. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru- 560001, Karnataka. Phone : (080) 2213 1385

Eligibility

The minimum qualification should be 10+2 with ‘pass’ result, with PUC/ISC/CBSE or an equivalent. And, a Bachelor's degree in any field.

Study Campus

Bengaluru City University Dr. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru- 560001, Karnataka. Phone : (080) 2213 1385

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The Department of Environment and Climate Change at Central College Campus was established in 2021. The PG Program in Environmental Science is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of varied environmental issues using an interdisciplinary approach that synthesises an understanding of the science as well as the socio-economic implications of these issues.

The curriculum include laboratory experience, fieldwork experience; social science based project experience as well as sensitisation of students/citizens about environmental dynamics. The mission is to equip students with skills in research methods, inculcate in them a contextual understanding of significant global and regional/urban/Bengaluru environmental issues, and enable students to integrate the academics and techniques for reconstructing recent environmental changes.

Vision

“The vision of the department is to develop an interdisciplinary holistic approach towards the conservation of the environment”.

Mission

• To equip students with skills in research methods and inculcate in them a contextual understanding of significant global and regional/urban/Bengaluru environmental issues.
• Enable students to integrate the academics and techniques for reconstructing recent environmental changes.
• Exposure to pollution control and monitoring methodologies.
• Inculcate the entrepreneur-ship ability with global competency.

Programme Offered

Course Offered Nature of Course Duration Intake Eligibility
M.Sc. in Environmental Science Semester Scheme 2 years (4 semesters) 30 regular seats + 03 payment seats (excluding supernumerary) A graduate in Science / Agriculture / Horticulture with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate of all the optional subjects with Chemistry / Biochemistry as one of the three optionals and any one of the following subjects: Biotechnology, Botany, Computer Science, Electronics, Environmental Science, Geology, Genetics, Life Science, Microbiology, Physics and Zoology. 50% of the seats are reserved for students with Environmental Science as cognate subject at degree level.

Student/Admission/Performance

As Department of Environment and Climate Change is the new department. Ist batch students For M.Sc (Environmental Science) admissions were done during in the academic year 2021- 22.

 
Sl.No Year Student Intake M.Sc (FAD) Students Admitted Results Rank Details
1 2021 30 16 100%
 
  Chair Person (I/c):  Prof. Dr. P. R. Chetana M.Sc., Ph.D
Name Designation Qualification
Dr Shilpashree Mayachar K Full Time Guest Faculty M.Sc, Ph.D
Dr T R Kumaraswamy Full Time Guest Faculty M.Sc, Ph.D
Dr. Pavithra S Reddy Full Time Guest Faculty M.Sc, Ph.D
Dr. Veenashree Part Time Guest Faculty M.Sc, Ph.D
Greeshma P Part Time Guest Faculty BE, M.Tech
Gagana P Part Time Guest Faculty M.Sc

Major instruments available in the Department: Spectrophotometer, Centrifuge, Respirable Dust Sampler (RDS), Digital Weighing machine, Rain Gauge, Anemometer, Microscope, Lux meter, Colorimeter.

Library

There are more than 100 books in the department where students can access, which provides an enormous range of books in Environmental Biology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Geology, Metrological Sciences and climate change. Statistics, Environmental toxicology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental microbiology, Environmental pollution and control, occupational health hazards, waste management techniques, natural resource management, remote sensing and GIS applications, Green technologies and Environmental law.

Industry Interaction

The course provides ample practical exposure to the students through frequent visits to Department of Environmental Science and department of Geology, Bangalore University and Sewage treatment plant.

Gallery

The course have been started from the academic year 2021-2022