The Institute of Environment Education and Research, Bharati Vidyapeeth University (BVIEER) is unique educational and research institution offering Certificate Courses, PG Diploma and M.Sc. (MSc) in Environment Science and Geoinformatics. The distinctive characteristics of the BVIEER are its wide mandate of teaching, research and extension which have been major thrusts of the Institute.
The Institute has a major research program and technology, competitive with the best environment science colleges in India or the best geoinformatics colleges in India. The faculty undertakes several consultancy projects at the behest of various organizations. The research projects are funded by various Government organizations such as the Ministry of Science
Outreach has been a core mandate of the institution since its inception. Its voluntary effort at training teachers for imparting environment education in schools constitutes an integral part of its curriculum of PG Diploma in environment science/ Master of Science in Environment Science and other related courses. Consistent practice of this activity since its inception in 1994 has today resulted in the development of a special expertise that the institute is today known for nationally. This has also resulted in the development of a separate department for outreach activities besides the regular activities of NSS.