Government jobs in Wildlife and Environment Management


Of the different emerging career opportunities in India, a career in wildlife and environment management is slightly off the beaten track. Even though, this career is not considered as well paid career, candidates with dedication and fascination for this career would be highly suitable for this career opportunity.

About environmental science:

Nowadays, most of the environmentalists all over the world are highly concerned about pollution and every effort is being made by these professionals for ensuring clean air, control of pollution, protection of water, reducing noise pollution and management of waste. These have created more demand for environmental scientists, who deals with problems mentioned earlier in addition to other problems like fly ash from thermals coal based power plants, additives, preservatives, herbicides, pesticides and chemical insecticides.

About Wildlife management:

It has been realized that wildlife contributes a great share in preservation of natural resources and environment in any nation. Therefore, environmentalists also focus on effective management of wildlife and like environmental scientists, personnel with wildlife management skills are also in great demand these days.

Courses in Environment and wildlife management:

The courses mentioned below will be of great use to candidates in finding jobs in the environment and wildlife management field:

Doctor of Philosophy in Wildlife Management

Graduation in Wildlife Management

Master of Science in

o Environmental Sciences

o Wood Science & Technology

o Wildlife Management

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences

Post Graduate Diploma in

o Biodiversity conservation

o Pulp and paper technology

o Plantation technology

There are also a number of certificate courses and diploma courses in environment and wildlife management in India.

Institutes offering courses in Wildlife and environment management:

The names of some of the institutions offering courses in environment and wildlife management are:

Indian Institute of Ecology & Environment

Indian Institute of Forest Management

Salim Ali School of Ecology and Environmental Sciences

MS University

Madurai Kamaraj University

Bombay Natural History Society

Wild Life Institute

Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University

Forest Research Institute (Deemed University)

These are only a few institutions and several other institutions also offer courses in wildlife and environment management in India.

Government jobs in Wildlife and environment management:

When it comes to government jobs in this field candidates can find job placement in the following organizations:

Wildlife Institute of India

Ministry of Environment

National Parks and Sanctuaries working under the control of government

National Museums for Natural History and similar institutions

Centre for environment and education

Recently, the Wild Life Institute of India, which is an autonomous organization working under the Ministry of Environment and Forests of Government of India called for applications from eligible candidates for the position of Junior Research Fellow. For this position, it invited applications from candidates with PG degree in botany/zoology/forestry/environmental sciences/ecology/environment management or wildlife sciences.

Thus, candidates with the degree or diploma in the aforesaid courses can find job placement in the wildlife management and environment field and as mentioned earlier, jobs in this sector will be highly suitable for candidates with passion towards environment and wildlife management.



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2 Responses to “Government jobs in Wildlife and Environment Management”

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    Amrita khichar:


    This is Amrita khichar,have done graduation with Horticulture from Maharana pratap university of agriculture and technology,Udaipur(Rajasthan) and doing Environment Management from forest research institute,dehradun.

    please suggest me some government jobs in Environment Management field.

    Amrita Khichar

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    Aniruddha Dey:


    I’m Aniruddha Dey Complited Graduation with Fishery(major) from Calcutta University.

    Please suggest a PG course by which i can find a Government job in Wildlife & Environment Management field.

    Aniruddha Dey