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Indian Institute of Science Internet Course on Environmental Management

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The Indian Institute of Science is a public, deemed, research university for higher education and research in science, engineering, design, and management. It is located in Bangalore, in the Indian state of Karnataka.The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) was established in 1909 by a visionary partnership between the industrialist Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, the Mysore royal family and the Government of India.IISc’s reputation and pre-eminence ensures that it attracts the best young faculty members trained in the best laboratories around the world. In 2018, IISc was selected as an Institution of Eminence (IoE) by the Government of India, and it consistently figures among the top Indian institutions in world university rankings.

Course Description

Centre for Continuing Education, Indian Institute of Science Organized  Short Term Courses on Internet Course – Environmental Management, Course Duration 4th Sep 2021 to 8th Dec 2021 

Course Introduction

This course provides an overview of the key concepts and principles in environmental management, areas of global and national environmental concern, and strategies and tools for effective environmental management. Attempt to understand the genesis of environmental problems; the concerns that lead to various international and national initiatives to tackle them have been made in this course.

Course Faculty:
Dr. T. V. Ramachandra
Energy & Wetlands Research Group, Centre for Ecological Sciences
New Bioscience Building, CES TE15, Indian Institute of Science
Phone: 080-22933099/22933503
Fax: 080 23601428

Course Content

Various tools, which can be used to address environmental problems and the role that the professionals can play in managing environment in their respective areas would be discussed.

  1. Principles of Environmental Management.
  2. Principles of Ecology, Environment & Environmental Management.
  3. Municipal Solid Waste Management – Principle and case studies
  4. Policies and Legal Aspect of Environmental Management.
  5. Overview of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA); Preparation and Review of Environmental Impact Assessment Report.
  6. Environmental Audit.
  7. Life Cycle Assessment as EM Tool.
  8. Environmental Management Systems Standards: ISO 14000 (EMS).
  9. Environmental Design.
  10. Environmental Economics.
  11. Application of Geoinformatics (Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing) in Environmental Management.
  12. Carrying capacity assessment
    Each of the self-learning format versions of the course complies with high quality standards and includes a tutor’s guide. A comprehensive list of references (and suggested reading) is provided at the end of each course to enable the learners to pursue relevant further reading. The methodology involved thorough course packaging (i.e., development, design and materials production).

Course Schedule

• Course material (is available in self learning format:
• Class room briefing and introductory sessions at the beginning of the courses (5 days: During 3-8th September 2021 @ CCE Lecture Hall) followed by first term test (covering 5 chapters, on 8th Sept 2021, 2-5 PM).
• October and November 2021: Interactive session through internet (web and email) for two months. The course will be active only as online study through Internet and interaction with course faculty by chat sessions, Internet discussion forums and e-mail. Participation in online test and assignments are mandatory.
• November and December 2021: Announcement of dissertation and implementation by participation.
• December 2021: Final Contact session (3-8 Dec 2021, interactive session, project presentations, guest lectures), Final exam (8th Dec 2021, 2-5 PM).

Course Registration Fee

◆ Rs.28,000+18% GST for participants from industries and independent consultants [Accommodation: INR 1500 per day at Hoysala]
◆ Rs 20000+18% GST for participants nominated from academic institutions and government agencies [Accommodation: INR 1000 per day at Hoysala]
◆ Rs. 18000+18% GST for ISTE Members with work experience of 5 years as teaching faculty and nominated from academic institutions [Accommodation: INR 1000 per day at Hoysala]
◆ Rs. 10000+18% GST for PG students and weaker sections (including SCs/STs – include certificate), unemployed FRESH graduates (graduated after 2018), [Accommodation: INR300 per day at Hoysala]

Number of registrants is restricted to 50 students. Admission is based on first come, first serve basis. Along with the application, the course fee has to be paid online.

How to Apply

◆ Candidate should submit an online application by clicking the Apply Online. Participants need to fill up the online application form by using the link given below with all the required details.

Procedure to apply: The application procedure is outlined below.
Course: Environmental Management Applicants must submit application online at
Last date for submission of application form with course fee: 05 August 2021
Successful applicants will be informed (email and online @CCE) by 15th August 2021.
Also, Candidate need to submit
(i) curriculum vitae along with brief description of current work (if
employed) or their area of work / specialization;
(ii) an outline of individual project: especially skills likely to gain in the course and how it will be applied in a project that will be helpful in future career. This is to be sent through email to the Course Co-ordinator at

Procedure for Registration
  • If you are first time user, please register at the portal. A verification link will be sent to the registered e-mail address to verify the e-mail address.If you have not recieve any verification link checkout you’r SPAM.
  • After verification, please login to the portal using the Username (email address provided during registration) and password.
  • Select the course you want to apply under the list of courses and click on “Apply Now” link
  • Fill all the fields, upload photograph, select the level (student/faculty/industry) of participant you would belong to and upload recommendation letter.
  • Click on pay option where in you will be taken to gateway page.
  • Please select the payment option (credit card/debit card/net banking) at the gateway page and complete the payment for which an acknowledgement mail will be received from CCE.
  • Check Summary Page before submission.

Important Date

  • Last date for registration is 05 August 2021
  • Course Duration 4th Sep 2021 to 8th Dec 2021

For Additional Information

EM 2021: Internet Course – Environmental Management (2+1), 19th Session @ CCE, IISc

Organizer Information 🇮🇳

Centre for Continuing Education
Indian Institute of Science,
Telephone: 91-080-2292247/2491/2055
E mail:;


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