Career in Disaster Management - Courses, Colleges, Opportunities & Salary
Natural disasters have always taken unbearable tolls in human life – 3 million in the last two decades alone by UN estimates, and 800 million more were directly and indirectly affected.
|Application Forms Now Available|
International and government bodies and educational programs have been formed to mitigate the fallout of such problems. These places provide a strong stepping stone into this career line.
- Minimum qualification required to take up a degree course in Disaster management is 10+2.
- For pursuing master or MBA in Disaster Management one needs to be a graduate with minimum 50% marks from a recognized college or University.
Career Scope & Job Prospects
Since the career draws from multiple fields, many avenues can lead to a career in disaster management. IT personnel can design disaster prediction and modelling software and engineers can improve structural integrity of vulnerable areas. Jobs are offered by,
- Insurance Companies
There’s no centralized structure to this.
Top Colleges/Institutes for Disaster Management Courses
|National Center for Disaster Management||New Delhi|
|National Information Center of Earthquake Engineering - IIT Kanpur||Kanpur|
|All India Disaster Mitigation Institute||Ahmedabad|
|Environment Protection Training and Research Institute||Hyderabad|
|Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority||Gandhinagar|