Department of Environmental Sciences

Pakistan has been facing different environmental problems such as air, water, and soil pollution, overuse of natural resources, deforestation, silting of reservoirs and loss of biodiversity. Humans have ruthlessly used the environmental resources during last decades. The protection of environment from degradation is very essential for sustainable life on the surface of the earth. Natural resource conservation, preservation and management have lately drawn not only the national but international attention as well. The programme will run under semester system comprising eight semesters and students will be required to complete 130 credit hours Starting the graduate as well as the post graduate courses from the basics of Botany, Zoology, Geography, Computer, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, English, Islamic & Pakistan Studies, the subjects of Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Microbiology, Applied Ecology, EIA, Research Methodology, Remote Sensing and GIS, Pollution Control Technologies, Environmental Economics and Natural Resource Management are taught to the students through class room teaching, assignments and field visits. Similarly, students are given the opportunities for conducting research and internships in various Gos and NGOs working for the protection of our environment and natural resources. To provide policy inputs and professional advice to various governments bodies and NGOs and make the study program more market oriented, the department regularly organizes workshops, seminars, conferences and meetings. The department also offer short and long term certificate and post graduate level diploma courses and trainings in the field of Environmental Education, EIA, occupational health and safety, Natural Resources Management and GIS and remote sensing for mid career professionals working in public and private sector organizations. The department also offers consultancy services in the field of EIA; air, water and soil analysis to Gos, NGOs, CBOs, Engineering firms, industries etc in all related fields.