Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences

Jawaharlal Nehru University
In New Delhi

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Typology PhD
Location New delhi
  • PhD
  • New delhi


Where and when

Starts Location
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New Delhi
New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi , 110067, Delhi, India
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Starts On request
New Delhi
New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi , 110067, Delhi, India
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Course programme

Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences

The School of Environmental Sciences was established in the year 1974. The academic programme of the School has been periodically reviewed, revised and updated, keeping in mind the need for sharper focussing, the available expertise at any given time, and the changes desired in curriculum of individual courses or specific programmes.

The M.Phil./Ph.D. programme started since 1975 has also undergone periodic changes in the curriculum. Indeed the School was the first to start M.Sc./M.Phil. programme in Environmental Sciences in the country.

The School has diversified interest in various earth, atmospheric and biological processes. Linkages between Ecological and Social processes give an additional dimension to School's interest, making the work relevant. Therefore, the curriculum has components of disciplinary areas such as physical sciences, earth and atmospheric sciences, environmental biology, and environmental monitoring and management. With such a high level of diverse research interests, over 100 students have so far successfully completed their Ph.D. programme in different aspects of Environmental Sciences. The number of students on the rolls of the School as on 1.9.97 was 119 - M.Phil. /Ph.D.91 and M.Sc.28. In the year under report, a total of 28 students were awarded degrees, M.Sc. 13, M.Phil. 8 and Ph.D .7.

Package-A (Any Two Courses to be Opted) Package-B (Any Two Courses to be Opted)
ES-651 Ecosystem Processes ES-586 Environmental Management
ES-652 Earth Processes ES-654 Analytical Techniques
ES-653 Atmospheric Processes ES-655 Statistical Methods

Optional Courses (3 Credits Each)

Semester-I Semester-II
ES-605 Mathematical Ecology ES-628 Advance Topics in Bioelectronics
ES-608 Some Physics Based Techniques in Environmental Research ES-640 Diffusion and Transport of Air Pollutants
ES-609 Topics in Non-Linear Differential Equations and System Analysis ES-642 Aerosol Physics
ES-637 Air Pollution Meteorology ES-671 Mathematical Modelling
ES-674 Energy Use and Environmental Implications
Semester-I Semester-II
ES-610 Geological Oceanography ES-612 Geochemistry of Mineral Deposits
ES-638 Water Resources ES-618 Environmental Geology
ES-644 Geochemical Cycles ES-629 Recent Sediments
ES-611 High Temperature Geochemistry ES-661 Remote Sensing Applications in Geosciences
ES-666 Glaciofluvial Sediments
ES-673 Soil Geochemistry
Semester-I Semester-II
ES-616 Water Pollution
ES-617 Soil Pollution and Solid Waste Management
ES-632 Air Pollution
ES-639 Limnology
ES-675 Chemical Speciation in Aquatic Systems
Semester-I Semester-II
ES-621 Environmental Toxicology ES-619 Environmental and Occupational Health
ES-684 Advances in Molecular Biology ES-622 Cell and Environment
ES-677 Environmental Physiology ES-624 Man and Tropical Forest Ecosystem Function
ES-678 Rehabilitation Ecology ES-636 Molecular and Radiation Biophysics
ES-643 Air Pollution and Plants
* Credit requirement for Common Courses is 8** Credit requirement for Optional Courses is 9*** Credit in respect of Dissertation is 7

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