Environment Science and Limnology

Department of Environmental science & Limnology

The Department of Environmental Science and Limnology is imparting instruction at the Master and Research Degree levels. These courses have been started with the objective to achieve ecologically sustainable development of the region. This broad based multidisciplinary programme also provides opportunity to study various Limnological aspects of our inland freshwater resources. The importance of inland water resources for the welfare of mankind invites attention to understand their functioning and relation with the terrestrial ecosystem. Major thrust under this programme is laid on the study of Land water interaction; various types of pollution in Air, Soil and water; Biological diversity and production; Conservation, management and Rehabilitation aspects of Ecosystem; Remote sensing application, GIS, Microbiology, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Environmental Microbiology, The M.Sc. Environmental Science and Limnology are two year instructional programmes comprising of theory and laboratory courses, besides field studies. The department follows semester system which strive a emphasizing the learning process and optimal utilization of time with premium on regularly and flexibility. An essential feature of programme is the component of internal assessment, where under the students assessed regularly though seminar, quiz testes etc.

Course Of Study
Course Name   : M.Sc.(Environmental Science)(Self Finance)
Seats 50
Duration  Two years (Four semesters)
Eligibility A candidate who. After having passed in second division (or Equivalent) the final examination for the   Bachelors Degree in Science of a recognized university; B.Sc. Agriculture, B.F.Sc.,B.Sc. Degree with combination of subjects: Botany, Zoology, Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Remote sensing or any other Subjects related to Life science, Environmental Science, Ecology, Pollution etc


The course for the Degree of Master of Sciences shall spread over two academics session which shall be divided into four semesters as follows:

(I)First Year              : First and Second Semester

(II)Second Year         : Third and Fourth Semester

Admission to this course shall be made on the basis of merit which will be made on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination.
Rules related to reservation of seats and relaxation in qualifying marks percentage will be as per rules laid down by the Government of Madhya Pradesh.

A student in M.Sc. is taught 12 paper in the duration of 2years (Four Semester), accompanied with dissertation (Project) in the 3rd Semester (where students get an opportunity of working in leading national Institutes / Laboratories). Department has MOU with various National and International Organizations for undertaking projects, joint research projects and Seminars and lectures on topic of mutual interest and relevance. Good numbers of sponsored research projects have been / are being run in the Department

Course Name   : M.Sc. Limnology and Fisheries
Seats 20
Duration  Two Year 
Eligibility B.Sc. degree in Life Science with II"d Division.
Course Name   : M.Phil. (Fresher Water Ecology)
Seats 20
Duration  OneYear 
Eligibility Master Degree In LifeScience with 55% marks


 This department is an approved research centre for conducting Ph.D. Students can apply for the Ph.D under the registered supervisors of the department after taking consent from the chosen supervisor. Others rules apply according to ordinance 14 of the University.