Port Blair, Feb 22: The School of Inter- Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has launched a new programme- M.Sc. in Environmental Science (MSCENV). The main objective of the programme is to emphasize the relevance of the usefulness  of environmental science from application perspective, to equip the learners with knowledge and understanding of the physical, chemical and biological processes of the environment, to expose the learners with theoretical principles involved in air-water and soil pollution and monitoring systems, to emphasize the principle and practices involved in sustainable natural resources management and environmental management and to impart knowledge and understanding  in impact assessment, environmental audit and laws.

The Two years M.Sc. (Environmental Science) programme in English medium, consists of 13- core courses, worth 72 credits (Fees: Rs. 7500/- per year plus registration fee of Rs. 200/- in 1st year. Graduates from Science Discipline are eligible for M.Sc. in Environmental Science. Now the admission for January 2021 Academic session is open at IGNOU website: www.ignou.ac. in. Interested students may contact the IGNOU Regional Centre, Kannada Sangha Building, Near Syndicate Bank, Port Blair, phone No: 03192-230111, 242888, email id; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.