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Institute for Wildlife Sciences

 Post Graduate Diploma In Biodiversity, Wildlife Conservation And Management (PGDBWCM)
(Course running under ONGC Centre for Advanced Studies)

ABOUT THE INSTITUTE FOR WILDLIFE:

Wildlife Science focuses on the biology and management of wild animals, including their ecology and conservation. In the last half century, India's once rich biodiversity has become considerably depleted. The Institute is located in the ONGC building and is cuttently running the Post Graduate Diploma in Biodiversity, Wildlife Conservation and Management. 
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AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF INSTITUTE:

  • The aim to establish Institute for Wildlife Sciences is a multi-disciplinary integrated approach for wildlife biodiversity conservation. Train personnel at various levels for conservation and management of Biodiversity and wildlife.
  • Build up scientific acquaintance on wildlife and Biodiversity resources.
  • Endow with information and counsel on biodiversity and wildlife management problems.
  • Collaborate with international organizations on biodiversity and wildlife research, management and training.
  • Carry out research relevant to wildlife and biodiversity management and   development of techniques appropriate to our environmental conditions.
  • The unforgettable objective is to build research skills within the students for effective wildlife conservation.
  • Carry out mass public awareness and support for nature conservation activities through targeted campaigns and formal and non-formal education.
  • Develop as a regional centre of international importance on biodiversity, wildlife, and natural resource conservation.

ABOUT COURSE :

Subject: BIODIVERSITY, WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT
No. of Seats: 26+4 (sponsored candidates from any Institute, NGOs, Govt. department etc.) =30 Candidates
Qualification: Graduate in science Stream with 55%
Duration: 1 Year (2 Semester=6+6 month)
Fee: (Rs. 7,080/ Semester)
COURSE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • To generate qualified students who can directly get jobs in the allied fields of Biodiversity, Conservation and Wildlife Management;
  • To generate qualified postgraduates diploma holders who can be part professional organizations working in the field of conservation and environment protection.
  • To generate a team of field experts who can take up jobs related to the environment in educational institutions.
  • To generate a skilled post graduates diploma holders who can undertake research in the field of Biodiversity, Wildlife biology and Nature conservation.
  • To provide an alternate avenue to Biology graduates to specialize as “environmental entrepreneurs” in areas such as Environmental audits, Environmental education, Ecotourism etc.
  • To create awareness about Biodiversity and Nature Conservation.

FIELDWORK AND CONSERVATIONAL ACTIVITIES:

UTLINE CURRICULUM:
Semester 1

Paper Code
Biodiversity & Biogeography : Global, Indian and Natural History 9 PGDBWCM 501
Planning and Execution of Field surveys & Technology in Field Biology PGDBWCM 501
Planning and Implementing Conservation programmes PGDBWCM 503
Practical and Project Report PGDBWCMP 504

Semester 1

Paper Code
Protected Areas, Sustainable Development and People’s Participation in Their Sustenance PGDBWCM 505
Environment Monitoring and Environment Audits PGDBWCM 506
Applications of Information Technology in Field Biology PGDBWCM 507
Practical and Project Report PGDBWCMP 508

Information Hub:
Prof. Amita Kanaujia
In charge/ coordinator
Institute For Wildlife Sciences
ONGC Centre for Advanced Studies (OCAS) Building
University of Lucknow
Contact: 9415030061, 7054941555
Email: kanaujia.amita@gmail.com
instituteforwildlifesciences@gmail.com

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