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About Environmental Sciences Department

Growing concern of the University in the environmental issues in various agro-climatic zones led to the establishment of this Department in 1984. It runs highly sought after Master’s and Ph.D. programmes in Environmental Science besides offering mandatory courses in UG and PG curricula of the University. The major thrust areas of research include environmental impact assessment, environmental pollution, biodiversity, environmental stresses and bio-remediation of agro-industrial waste. The instrumental facilities for environmental monitoring of air, water & soil samples have been developed.


  • M.Sc. (Environmental Science)
  • Ph.D. (Environmental Science)



  • Environmental Impact Assessment Lab
  • Computational facility Lab
  • Open top environmental chamber
  • Ecotechnology and Bioremediation Studies Lab
  • General laboratory for U.G. Lab
  • General Laboratory for P. G. Lab
  • General Laboratory for studying various environmental parameters


Gas chromatograph, UV-Vis Spectrophotometer, Gel Doc System, High volume air Samplers, Stack Monitoring Kit, Deep Freezer, BOD incubators, Centrifuge, Laminar Flow, Flame Photometer, Fibre extraction system, COD Digestion unit, CHN analyser, TOC analyser, AAS, Respirable Dust Sampler, Dissolved Oxygen meter, EC meter, TDS Meter, Noise Meter, Water Purification System, and other small equipments of environmental interest.


Professor & Head Of Department

Dr.Vandana A. Kumar

Dr. R. K. Srivastava

Professor & Head


Dr.Vandana A. Kumar

Dr. J.P.N.Rai


Assistant Professor

Dr.Vandana A. Kumar

Dr. Shweta Saraswat

Assistant Professor

Research work



Course Code Course Name Credits
BBE 500 Physical Environment 2(2-2-0)
BBE 511 Ecophysiology 3(3-0-0)
BBE 513 Social Environment & Human Ecology 3(3-0-0)
BBE 600 Seminar 1
BBE 601 Special Problems 1-2
BBE 611 Environmental Physiology 2(1-0-1)
BBE 612 Ecosystem Analysis 3(2-0-1)
BBE 621 Environmental Pollution 2(2-0-0)
BBE 622 Ecotoxicology 2(1-0-1)
BBE 631 Resource and Energy Conservation 2(1-0-1)
BBE 642 Environmental Monitoring 2(1-0-1)
BBE 644 Experimentation in Environmental Sciences 2(0-0-2)
BBE 722 Air and Water Pollution 2(2-0-0)
BBE 732 Environmental Waste Utilization 2(2-0-0)
BBE 742 Environmental Impact Assessment and Mgt. 3(2-0-1)
BBE-565 / HRM-565 Household and Environment 3(2-0-1)
BBE-602 /BPC-602 Environmental Chemistry 3(2-0-1)
BBE-651 /BMB-651 Environmental Biotechnology 2(2-0-0)
BBE 613 Biodiversity: Concepts and Management Practices 2(2-0-0)
BBE 645 Biodegradation and Waste Treatment Design 2(2-0-0)
BBE / APA-211 Environmental Science and Agroecology 3(2-0-1)
BBE-660 /TCE-660 Environmental Engg. 2(2-2-0)
BBE-788 Doctoral Seminar I 1
BBE-789 Doctoral Seminar II 1
BBE-690 M.Sc. Thesis Research 20
BE-790 Ph.D. Thesis Research 45



Course Code Name Credits
BBE-201 An Introduction to Environmental Science 2(2-0-0)

Contact Person

Dr. R. K. Srivastava
Professor & Head
Department of Biochemistry,
College of Basic Sciences Humanities,
G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology,
Pantnagar 263145 Uttarakhand
Telephone No: 05944-233321 (O), 233904 (R)
Mobile:9997226123 E-mail: