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Fundamentals of Environmental Pollution and Control

Delve into the world of learning about pollution and its control through the course


IIT Kharagpur and NPTEL

About the Course

This course aims to provide a deep understanding of environmental pollution, be it airborne, waterborne borne or simply on land. It discusses the current state of the environment and how these pollutants affect the overall quality. It also delves into the contaminations caused by to careless dumping of materials into the environment and ways to control it. This course dives into some predictions of possible erosion of the soil and the contaminations that can degrade the quality of the environment. Overall, this course can help students to be aware of the existing environmental problems and how to reduce it.

1.What You Will Learn?
2.Who Should Go For It?
3.Points to Note

The students of Mining Engineering can take up this course as it delves into environmental studies which is quite a relevant requirement in this field. Students will learn a lot of things relevant to controlling the environment. Some of the things covered in this are as follows:

It deals with different kinds of pollution and how to control them
The effects of these pollutions on the health of a person and how to avoid the same
It also deals with the contamination occurring through land, air, water, etc.
Controlling the emission of several pollutants.

This course can be availed by all graduates who are interested in controlling environmental pollution. Since this course doesn't require much technical knowledge, it can be availed by the most. Some of the interesting fields that the graduates of this course can avail of are as follows:

Environmental science students
Geography students
Environment Engineering students
Marine engineering student
Imparts proper knowledge about how to control the ever-growing pollution
In total, there are 36 lectures delving into all the kinds of pollution and how to control it
Project and assignment requirements: EIA, EMP, EA.
Each video lecture is around an hour long which would help in the proper transmission of contents and understanding of the required subject.


Field of Study:Fundamentals of Environmental Pollution and Control
Type:Free Certificate Course
Duration:Around 3 months
Mode of Learning:Online
Average Salary Offered:The average salary offered in this field ranges from 4.4 LPA, depending upon your skills, experience, and level of knowledge.
Employment Roles:
  • Environment Officer
  • Pollution Control Officer
  • Assistant Environment Officer
  • Forest Officer