M.Tech in Environmental Engineering Course, Colleges, Admission Procedure and Fee Structure


Master of Technology in Environmental Engineering is a two year post graduation programme that deals with advanced study of new measures taken in order to preserve the environment.  Ecological Engineering and Applied Statistics for Environmental Engineering are some of the topics that come under this course. BE/ B.Tech with good academic record is the minimum eligibility for admission. Vellore Institute of Technology, IITs and NITs are some of the reputed institutes that offer this course. Admission to the course is based on GATE score and entrance test conducted by the institute.

Course Outlook

The two year post graduation programme is divided into four semesters. Major topics that come under this subject are listed below.

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Waste Water Management
  • Industrial Water Treatment
  • Applied Statistics for Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Industrial Pollution Prevention
  • Air Pollution Control
  • Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
  • Remote Sensing and GIS Application
  • Ecological Engineering

The course gives practical knowledge   and skills which are meant to manage the problems that arise in ecology. Candidates who have completed this course have ample career opportunities. Environment engineers can start their career in government as well as private organizations, corporations and NGOs. Apart from this, they can work as operators of facilities, society workers, pollution control officers, planners, researchers and professors in various industries. The subject has its application in almost all fields. Pharmaceutical companies, automobile companies and production firms are the various industries that recruit these engineers.

Admission Procedure

Candidates who seek admission to post graduation programme in Environmental Engineering are required to have B E or B.Tech in Civil/Chemical/Environmental / Biotechnology Engineering. They should have secured a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate. Candidate who have completed their graduation through regular course of study from any institute, recognized by UGC are eligible to apply. There is no age limit for this programme. Candidates belonging to reserved category can avail the relaxations as per the norms of Government of India at the time of admission.

Admission to this course is made done on the basis of score obtained in qualifying exam and screening test conducted by the institutes. Special consideration will be given to GATE qualified candidates.

Colleges Offering M.Tech in Environmental Engineering

Some of the colleges offering this course are:

  • Vellore Institute of Technology
  • B.M.S College of Engineering Bangalore
  • Biju Patnaik University of Technology
  • Birla Institute of Technology Mesra
  • College of Engineering, Trivandrum
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Manipal Institute of Technology
  • National Institute of Technology, Calicut
  • SRM University
  • Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University

Fee Structure

Course fee prescribed in Indian Universities is around Rs.50, 000/- for first year and Rs. 30,000/- for second year. Fees prescribed in NITs ranges from Rs. 35,000/- to Rs. 45,000/- per semester. Some institutions provide scholarships for GATE qualified candidates.



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