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Environmental Engineering Career

Environmental Engineering is branch of Engineering. It is the application of science and engineering principles to improve the environment, to provide healthy water, air, and land for human environment and for other organisms. Environmental scientists and engineers study and attempt to minimize the effects of acid rain, global warming, automobile emissions, and ozone depletion. They also are involved in the protection of wildlife. Environmental scientists and engineers are now playing the important role of the guardians of the environment.

Eligibility for Environmental Engineering Career

Educational qualifications:
Who wish to pursue bachelors program in Environmental Engineering should be 10 +2 Science with Physics, Chemistry, Maths a high percentage of marks. Program duration is four years. Admission to B.Tech program is made generally through entrance tests.
personal skills:
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good team player.
  • A flexible approach.
  • A creative approach.
  • Problem solver.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Good writtening skills

Job prospects for Environmental Engineering Career

Endless job opportunities are provided by Environmental Science & engineering. Graduates of Environmental Engineering program can find jobs in many fields. One can be a researcher, a designer, a planner, an operator of pollution control facilities, a professor, a government regulatory agency official, a manager of programs, or be involved in professional society work. Environment engineers also have prospects in business industry as the government has notified that any industry that employs over 500 people must have a health and safety officer. Engineers with a B.E degree receives a salary anywhere between Rs.15,000 - Rs.30,000. Candidates with a postgraduate degree may start with a decent salary range of Rs. 35000 - Rs. 50000 and with a Ph.D it becomes Rs. 50000 - Rs. 75000. A licensed engineer can expect a salary of Rs. 1 lakh per month.