Department of Environmental Science
Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry - Solan


Teaching (Degree Awarded)

  • M. Sc. Environmental Science

  • M. Sc. (Forestry) Environment Management

  • Ph.D. Environmental Science

    The department also offers one month training/project formulation for B.Sc. and M.Sc. students of other institutes on assessment of climate change impact on agriculture/ horticulture/ forestry. Soil and water pollution monitoring techniques, carbon sequestration and vulnerability studies.


    M.Sc Environmental Science

Courses

 

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

 

Major Courses

 

ENS 501

 Introduction to Environmental Sciences

2+0

ENS 502

 Environmental Pollution

1+2

ENS 503

 Environmental Analytical Techniques

2+1

ENS 504

 Environmental Impact Assessment

2+1

ENS 505

 Global Climate Change

2+1

ENS 506

 Alternative & Renewable Energy Resources

2+1

ENS 591

 Seminar

1+0

ENS 600

 Master Research

0+20

 

Optional Courses

 

ENS 507

 Environmental Economics

3+0

ENS 508

 Contemporary Environmental Problems

2+0

ENS 509

 Environment Policy and Laws

2+0

ENS 510

 Pollution Control Technologies

2+0

ENS 511

  Biodiversity

2+0

ENS 512

 Remote Sensing and GIS

2+1

  •   M.Sc (Forestry) Environmental Management

Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

 A. CORE COURSES  
FOR 501 SILVICULTURE 2+0
FOR 502 FOREST BIOMETRY 1+1
FOR 503 FOREST MANAGEMENT 2+0
FOR 504 FOREST PRODUCTS CHEMISTRY AND INDUSTRIES 2+1
FOR 505 FOREST ECOLOGY AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION 2+1
FOR 506 FOREST RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS 1+1
FOR 507 FOREST PROTECTION 1+1
FOR 508 FOREST POLICY AND LAWS AND INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS 2+0
FOR 509 TREE IMPROVEMENT 1+1
FOR 510 FORESTS AND PEOPLE 2+0
B. SUPPORTING COURSES  
FOR 511 COMPUTER APPLICATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 1+1
FOR 512 REMOTE SENSING AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM 1+1
FOR 513 GENERAL STATISTICAL METHODS AND RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 1+1
 

C SPECIALIZED COURSES

EM 521

 Concepts to Environmental Sciences

2+0

EM 522

 Environmental Pollution

3+0

EM 523

 Environmental Analytical Techniques

2+1

EM 524

 Global Climate Changes

2+0

EM 525

 Environmental Policy Law and International Conventions

2+1

EM 526

 Environmental Impact assessment

2+1

     

 

Ph.D. Environmental Science

 

Course No.

Course Title

Credit Hours

ENS-601* Crop geography and ecology 2+0
ENS-602 Soil and water conservation  2+1
ENS-603 Renewable sources of Energy  2+1
ENS-604* Soil and Water Pollution 2+1
ENS-605 Biodiversity and Biogeography  2+0
ENS-606 Advanced Environmental Monitoring techniques 2+1
ENS-607* Waste Management 2+1
ENS-608 Stress Physiology 2+1
ENS-609* Forestry and Environment 2+0
ENS-610 Air pollution 2+1
ENS-611 Instrumental Methods of Analysis 2+1
ENS-612 Bio-fuels for Environment Protection 2+0
ENS-613 Microbial Ecology 2+1
ENS-614 Persistent Organic Pollutants  2+0
ENS-691* Doctoral Seminar-I 1+0
ENS-692 Doctoral Seminar-II 1+0
ENS-699* Doctoral Research 0+45

* Core/compulsory courses