What is Environmental engineering and its scope

What is Environmental engineering and its scope


Environmental Engineering is a mixture of science and engineering principles to provide a better environment, to provide healthy water, air, and land for human habitation and for other organisms, and to remediate pollution sites. Furthermore, it also concentrates on finding the proper solutions in the field of public health, such as arthropod-borne diseases, implementing law which promote adequate sanitation in urban, rural and recreational areas.

Subjects of Environmental engineering:

  • Mathematics
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Mechanics of Fluids
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Electric Circuits and Power
  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Thermodynamics
  • Properties of Materials
  • Engineering Graphics and Design
  • Hydrology and Municipal Hydraulics Engineering
  • Geotechnical and Hydro geological Engineering
  • Water & Wastewater Engineering
  • Air Quality and Pollution Control Engineering
  • Industrial and Hazardous Waste Management
  • Agricultural Waste Management
  • Engineering Economics
  • Engineering in Society - Health, Safety, and the Environment

Top recruiters:

  • SPML Infra Limited
  • Sima Labs Pvt Ltd.
  • Kalpan Hydro Company
  • Goodrich Corporation
  • Brunel India Pvt Ltd
  • Dresser-Rand India Pvt Ltd
  • The Indure Private Limited
  • Laboratories and universities/ colleges
  • Manufacturing and pharmaceutical companies
  • Central Pollution Control Board


  • Lead Project Engineer
  • Senior ROV Technician
  • Marine Mammal Observer
  • Super Yacht Housekeeper
  • Sr. Reservoir Engineer
  • Technical Engineering Manager
  • Seismic Acquisition Consultant

Further career options:

Students who have completed their B.Tech in Environmental Engineering can either opt for job or they can go for further studies. Students can enroll themselves for ME or M.Tech degree in Environmental Engineering.

Check out the top Indian colleges offering this course.

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