education program

Ten month Post-graduate program

Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

& Nature Conservation

Onine Program Admission OPEN NOW 2020-21
This year we are offering ONLINE participation in our

regular classroom program. Please click button for further information and online admissions.

Admissions CLOSED for the regular Classroom program,
Batch 2020-21

This is a unique program being conducted by Ecological Society since 1997. The program has earned a reputation as leading education in ecological approach to sustainability and nature conservation. 

The program imparts theoretical concepts and helps participants gain field experience through camps and field work. The unique ecological approach helps understand the connections between nature, economy, livelihoods and conservation. 

Lectures are conducted by researchers, scientists, practitioners and academicians who are experts in their subjects. Visiting faculty are national and international experts. The library offers a unique collection of books, journals, periodicals.

The program is divided into three modules

Module 1 Setting the Historical Perspective: Evolution of the universe, earth, life, man, and the changing man-nature relationship. Agriculture, trade and commerce.

Module 2 Principles of Ecology, Role of Biodiversity in ecosystems integrity, Study of Major Ecosystems: Mountains, Tropical Forests, Grasslands, Marine, Riverine, and Wetland. Role of agriculture and agroecology, Principles of Restoration: Natural Resource Management, Theory and Practice, Ecological Approach to Landscape Planning.

Module 3 Understanding Sustainable Development, Ecological economics, Energy and Sustainable development, Current Challenges, Holistic Approach and Lifestyle Changes, Rural economy and urban ecology, development models

Field visits during the Program:

  • Grassland Ecosystem – 2 day camp

  • Mountain Ecosystem Himalaya – 7 day camp

  • Coastal Ecosystem and Forest Ecosystem – 5 day camp

Eligibility: Graduate in any faculty

Course Duration: 10 months (Starts first Saturday of June ends February )

Course Schedule:  Every Saturday from 2:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Practicals on some Sundays, between 7:00 am to 10:00 am.

Fees : Rs. 30,000 excluding expenses for Field camps or day trips.
Payment by cheque/DD or electronics transfer.

Discount - 10% discount if full fees are paid by 1st July. 

- additional 10% discount for currently enrolled students of any post-graduation degree.

Admission: Opens on 2nd January every year by an online admission process.

For other questions please EMAIL Us -

CALL - Mr. Sapatnekar - 94220 59614 Sampada - 94220 83286

admissions closed for regular program 2020-21

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B-2, Jayanti Apartments,

Near Ratna Hospital,

Senapati Bapat Road,

Pune, India. 411016.

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CLOSED for Regular Program.

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Pune, India. 411016.

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