of the program
A combination of undergraduate level hard core courses in Geology, Maths, Physics and Chemistry, along with optional courses from other sciences. The study areas of Geology include a basic understanding of the Earth and its dynamics, landforms and geomorphology, minerals and their crystal structure, rock types, structure of rocks. Study of minerals and rocks in laboratory and field.
Rock Weathering, Sediment Geochemistry, Pleo-climate and Micropaleontological Research
Understanding igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary processes and their investigation using petrographic, geochemical and geophysical tools.
Metallogeny - Ore Geology Research
Micropaleontology, Paleontology, Stratigraphy: They have tangible connection to life , landscapes, climates of the past, and help understanding how life, landscapes, climate have changed over time and how living things responded to those changes, in addition to their application on exploration of mineral and fossil fuel resources.
Remote Sensing – GIS, Geohydrology and Geophysical Research
Characteristics and processes of formation of mineral and petroleum deposits. Geological and geophysical methods of mineral and petroleum exploration. Landform study, Lithological mapping and mineral exploration using Remote sensing and GIS. Groundwater study.
Who can prefer this Course
For admission to Ph.D. and M.Tech. programmes, entrance examination will consist of 100 Multiple Choice Questions in Geology at M.Sc. level. Master’s degree in Geology/Applied Geology/Marine Geology/ Geophysics with minimum of 55% of marks.