Department of Geology


Programme: Master of Science(M.A.)
Duration: 2 Years (4 Semester)
Course: M.Sc.. (Geology)
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Programme: Bachelor of Science (B.A.)
Duration: 3 Years (6 Semester)
Course: B.Sc.(Geology)
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M.Sc. (GEOLOGY): 2 Years-4 Semesters

Semester-1 Semester-2
Paper-1 Geomorphology and Quaternary Geology Paper-2 Structural Geology and Geotectonics Paper-3 Part I: Mineralogy and Crystal Chemistry
Part II: Remote Sensing Paper-4 Seminar and Fieldwork (Geological Mapping) with Viva-voce Paper-5 Earth and Climate and Climate Change Studies
Paper-1 Part I: Igneous Petrology
Part II: Metamorphic Petrology Paper-2 Hydrogeology Paper-3 Part I: Geochemistry and Isotope        Geology
Part II: Statistics in Geology Paper-4 Seminar, Group Discussion and Fieldwork (Geomorphology/Soil Profile / Recent Sediment) with Viva-voce Paper-5 Disaster Management
Semester-3 Semester-4
Paper-1 Part I: Sedimentary Petrology
Part II: Palaeontology Paper-2 Part I: Engineering Geology
Part II: Environmental Geology Paper-3 Fuel Geology (Petroleum, Coal, Nuclear and Geothermal Energy) Paper-4 Seminar and Fieldwork  Economic/ Stratigraphic importance) with Viva-voce Paper-5 GIS and GPS
Paper-1 Part I: Exploration and Mining Geology and Mineral Economics
Part II: Paleoseismology, Seismology and Interior of the Earth Paper-2 Part I: Principles of Stratigraphy
Part II: Indian Stratigraphy Paper-3 Part I: Economic Geology (Principles)
Part II: Economic Mineral Deposits of Indian and World Paper-4 Project Work
Paper-5 Oceanography

B.Sc. (GEOLOGY Honours/Major): 3 years-6 Semesters

Semester-1 Semester-2
Paper-1 General Geology and Geomorphology Paper-2 Crystallography Paper-3 Descriptive Mineralogy Paper-4 General Geology and Structural Geology Paper-1 Optical Mineralogy Paper-2 Structural Geology and Geotectonics Paper-3 Crystal Chemistry and Geochemistry Paper-4 Crystallography, Mineralogy and Optical Mineralogy
Semester-3 Semester-4
Paper-1 Igneous Petrology Paper-2 Metamorphic Petrology Paper-3 Sedimentary Petrology Paper-4 Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology Paper-1 Remote Sensing Paper-2 Principles of Stratigraphy Paper-3 Geological Fieldwork Paper-4 Sedimentary Petrology and Principles of Stratigraphy
Semester-5 Semester-6
Paper-1 Indian Stratigraphy and Hydrogeology Paper-2 Palaeontology Paper-3 Soil Geology, Environmental Geology and Engineering Geology Paper-4 Indian Stratigraphy and Palaeontology Paper-1 Ore Genesis and Prospecting and Mining Paper-2 Indian Mineral Deposits, Mineral Economics and Fuel Geology Paper-3 Geological Fieldwork Paper-4 Economic Geology and Indian Mineral Deposits and Field Work

 Faculty Members:


Bibhuti Gogoi
Assistant Professor



Anwarul Alam Laskar
Assistant Professor (Contractual)



Dr. P. K. Das
Contractual Faculty


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