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Default EVS Syllabus Of Calcutta University

Hii sir, I wants to get the EVS syllabus for the Undergraduate Courses of the Calcutta University ?

As you asking for the syllabus for the Undergraduate Courses of the Calcutta University the syllabus of the EVS is as follow :

Environmental Studies

Unit 1 : Multidisciplinary nature of environmental studies
Definition, scope and importance
Need for public awareness.

Unit 2 : Natural Resources :
Renewable and non-renewable resources :
Natural resources and associated problems.
a) Forest resources : Use and over-exploitation, deforestation, case studies.
Timber extraction, mining, dams and their effects on forest and tribal people.
b) Water resources : Use and over-utilization of surface and ground water,
floods, drought, conflicts over water, dams-benefits and problems.
c) Mineral resources : Use and exploitation, environmental effects of extracting
and using mineral resources, case studies.
d) Food resources : World food problems, changes caused by agriculture and
overgrazing, effects of modern agriculture, fertilizer-pesticide problems, water
logging, salinity, case studies.
e) Energy resources : Growing energy needs, renewable and non renewable
energy sources, use of alternate energy sources. Case studies.
f) Land resources : Land as a resource, land degradation, man induced
landslides, soil erosion and desertification.
• Role of an individual in conservation of natural resources.
• Equitable use of resoureces for sustainable lifestyles.

Unit 3 : Ecosystems
• Concept of an ecosystem.
• Structure and function of an ecosystem.
• Producers, consumers and decomposers.
• Energy flow in the ecosystem.
• Ecological succession.
• Food chains, food webs and ecological pyramids.
• Introduction, types, characteristic features, structure and function of the
following ecosystem :-
a. Forest ecosystem
b. Grassland ecosystem
c. Desert ecosystem
d. Aquatic ecosystems (ponds, streams, lakes, rivers, oceans, estuaries)

for the Detailed Syllabus please Consider the below Attachement that is Free to Download

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Calcutta University
Address: Senate House, 87/1, College Street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073
Phone: 033 2241 0071
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