Courses Programs

Scheme of Courses offered

Curricular Aspects

Courses offered with intake details 

Currently, the department of Applied Geology offers admission in following courses.

Programme

Available seats/Intake

Eligibility

Ph. D.

 

Variable 

(as per available seats)

Master’s degree in the concerned/relevant /allied subject with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent CGPA or equivalent Grade.

M.Tech. (Applied Geology)

                       

38

 

Candidates should have passed 10+2+3 or equivalent examination with graduation in science with Geology.

B.Sc. Geology

120

Candidates should have passed 10+2 (Higher Secondary / Intermediate) with Bio group / Math group

 

Statuary body approval, if any

 Courses are approved by the proper channel through regular meetings of BOS etc which is as follows:

In the Department of Applied Geology, the highlights of Ph.D. , M.Tech. , and B.Sc. courses are as follows:
Ph.D. in Applied Geology

Total Intake: Variable (as per the availability of vacant seats).

Course Work: 24 credits (One semester)

Subject Areas:

Applied Micropaleontology, (01 Ph.D.), Igneous, Metamorphic Petrology & Geochemistry (Origin and genesis of gniess and granulite of western India, Ph.D. 06) Ore Geology/Economic Geology, Environmental Geology (01), Sedimentary Petrology, Hydrogeology, Geoinformatics & Engineering Geology, Structural Geology and  Environmental Geology.

Ph. D. Course Work Applied Geology (Current syllabus: 2021) (CBCS)

I Semester Course

Semester 

Course Code

Title

Credits

Core Courses

GEO CC 141

Research Methodology

04

GEO CC 142

Instrumentation & Field Work

04

GEO CC 143

Review of Published Research

04

Elective Course

GEO EC 141

GEO EC 142

GEO EC 143

GEO EC 144

GEO EC 145

GEO EC 146

GEO EC 147

GEO EC 148

GEO EC 149

Economic Geology

Applied Micropaleontology

Igneous, Metamorphic Petrology & Geochemistry

Sedimentary Petrology

Hydrogeology

Geoinformatics

Engineering Geology

Structural  Geology

Environmental Geology

04

GEO RPE CC 144

Research and Publication Ethics (RPE)

02

Total Course Credits

18

 

M. Tech. in Applied Geology

Duration of the program

(a) Minimum duration: Three years 

(b) Maximum duration: Five Years

Structure of the program

(a)  Number of Core Courses: 35

(b) Minimum number of Subject Elective Courses to be opted by the student:07

(c)  Minimum number of Elective Courses to be opted by the student             :02

(d) Minimum number of Open Elective Courses to be opted by the student   :02

Scheme of examination

(a) Mid Semester Examination      : 20 Marks

(b) Internal Assessment                 : 20 Marks

(c) End Semester Examination      : 60 Marks

Internal assessment

  1. a) Theory

Each theory course must clearly mention the methodology of assessment i.e. assignment, presentation, group discussion etc. depending on the number of students in the class and feasibility of adopting a particular methodology. The distribution of marks of internal assessments shall be as follows:

Evaluation of the assignment

(i) Presentation, group discussion etc.           :15 marks

(ii) Attendance                                                  :05 marks

The marks for attendance shall be awarded as follows:

(i)         75% and below                                    :00 Mark

(ii)        >75% and upto 80%                          :01 Mark

(iii)       >80% and upto 85%                          :02 Marks

(iv)       >85% and upto 90%                          :03 Marks

(v)        >90% and upto 95%                          :04 Marks

(vi)       >95%                                                   :05 Marks

Note: To be eligible to appear in End Semester Examination a student must appear in Mid Semester Examination and Internal Assessment.

Practical / Lab Courses

Evaluation of Practical/Lab Courses shall be as follows:

(i) Performing and getting the experiment checked regularly and

Incorporating the suggestions in the practical note book   :15 Marks

(ii) Attendance                                                                          :05 Marks

The marks for attendance shall be as follows:

(i)         75% and below                                                          :00 Mark

(ii)        >75% and upto 80%                                                 :01 Mark

(iii)       >80% and upto 85%                                                :02 Marks

(iv)       >85% and upto 90%                                                :03 Marks

(v)        >90% and upto 95%                                                :04 Marks

(vi)       >95%                                                                         :05 Marks

End semester assessment:

Theory

It will consist of 60 marks.

Each semester around 50% of answer sheets of courses will be evaluated by external examiners.

Practical/Lab Courses

It will consist of 60 marks as follows:

(a) Assessment of performance in the Experiment            : 50 Marks

(b) Viva-Voce of Experiment                                                 : 10 Marks

 Evaluation of Field Works/Tour & Dissertation on Mineral Exploration & Viva -Voce

It will be based on periodic assessment of the progress of the reports based on field work and End Semester Examination as follows:

(i)         Geological Field Work & Mapping 03 weeks         : 100 Marks

(ii)        Economic Geology & Petrology Tour 03 weeks     : 100 Marks

(iii)       Dissertation on Mineral Exploration & Viva-Voce : 100 Marks

Ph.D. in Applied Geology

Total Intake: Variable (as per the availability of vacant seats).

Course Work: 24 credits (One semester)

 Subject Areas:

Applied Micropaleontology, (01 Ph.D.), Igneous, Metamorphic Petrology & Geochemistry (Origin and genesis of gniess and granulite of western India, Ph.D. 06) Ore Geology/Economic Geology, Environmental Geology (01), Sedimentary Petrology, Hydrogeology, Geoinformatics & Engineering Geology, Structural Geology and  Environmental Geology.

B.Sc  Geology with Different Combinations

Physics, Maths and Geology,

Physics Chemistry and Geology,

Botany, Geology and Chemistry,

Geology, Geography and Chemistry

Duration of the program

(a) Minimum duration: Three years 

(b) Maximum duration: Five Years

Structure of the program

(a) Number of Core Courses: 08                 

(b)  Minimum number of Elective Courses to be opted by the student: 06

(c)  Minimum number of Subject Elective Courses to be opted by the student: 04

Total Intake: 120

Total Credits: 48

Curriculum design and development [Syllabus revision details, criterion of revision etc.]

Curriculum Design

  1. M. Tech. Applied Geology (Current syllabus: 2021) (CBCS)

I Semester

Semester

Code

Course Title

Credit

Core Courses

GEO CC 131

Geomorphology

04

GEO CC 132

Crystallography & Mineral Optics

04

GEO CC 133

Mineralogy

04

GEO CC 134

Practical- Crystallography Mineral Optics & Mineralogy

02

GEO CC 135

Structural Geology

04

GEO CC 136

Practical- Structural Geology

02

GEO CC 137

Practical- Topographical Surveying

04

Subject Elective Course

GEO SE  131

Seminar

02

Total Credit

26

 II Semester

II Semester

     Code

Course Title

Credit

Core  Courses

GEO CC 231

Applied Micropaleontology

04

GEO CC 232

Practical- Applied Micropaleontology

02

GEO CC 233

Stratigraphy -I (Precambrian)

04

GEO CC 234

Stratigraphy- II (Phanerozoic)

04

GEO CC 235

Geological Field Work & Mapping

12

Subject Elective Course

GEO SE 231

Seminar

02

Open Elective

GEO OE 231

Mineral Resources

02

Total Credit

28

    III Semester                                                                    

III Semester

     Code

Course Title

Credit

Core  Courses

GEO CC 331

Igneous Petrology

04

GEO CC 332

Practical- Igneous Petrology

02

GEO CC 333

Sedimentology

04

GEO CC 334

Practical- Sedimentology

02

GEO CC 335

Ore Geology

04

GEO CC 336

Practical- Ore-Microscopy & Economic Geology

02

Elective Course

GEO EC 331

Industrial Minerals & Fuels

04

Subject Elective

GEO SE  331

Seminar

02

Open Elective

GEO OE 331

Paleontology

02

Total Credit

24

 IV Semester

IV Semester

     Code

Course Title

Credit

Core  Courses

GEOCC 431

Metamorphic Petrology & Thermodynamics

04

GEO CC 432

Practical- Metamorphic Petrology

02

GEO CC 433

Geochemistry

04

GEO CC 434

Practical- Geochemistry

02

GEO CC 435

Geodynamics & Tectonics

04

GEO CC 436

Geological Tour Report (Eco.  Geol. & Petro.) & Field Viva Voce

08

Subject Elective

GEO SE 431

Seminar

02

Total Credit

26

 V Semester

Semester

     Code

Course Title

Credit

Core  Courses

GEO CC 531

Ground Water Hydrology

04

GEO CC 532

Practical- Groundwater & Hydrology

02

GEO CC 533

Exploration Geology

04

GEO CC 534

Mining Geology

04

GEO CC 535

Practical- Mining and Exploration Geology

02

GEO CC 536

Geoinformatics

04

GEO CC 537

Practical- Geoinformatics

02

Subject Elective

GEO SE 531

Seminar

02

 

GEO SE 532

Seminar: Advanced Instrumentation and techniques in geosciences

02

Total Credit

26

 VI Semester

VI Semester

     Code

Course Title

Credit

Core  Courses

GEO CC 631

Environmental Geology

04

GEO CC 632

Engineering Geology & Geotechniques

04

GEO CC 633

Practical- Engineering & Environmental Geology

02

GEO EC 631

Mineral Economics

04

GEO SE 631

Seminar

02

GEO CC 634

Dissertation on Mineral Exploration & Viva-Voce

16

Total Credit

32

M.Tech. III Year Program

Total Credits (I+II+III+IV+V+VI)

166

  Concerned/Allied/Relevant Subjects:

Allied Subjects

Relevant/Cognate Subjects

Geology

Geophysics

Geochemistry

Marine Geology

Hydrogeology

Oceanography

 

Development [Syllabus revision details, criterion of revision etc.]

 B.Sc. Geology (Current syllabus: 2021) (CBCS)
 I Semester

Semester 

Course Code

Title

Credits

Core Courses 

GEO-CC 111

General  Geology, Geomorphology and Geodynamics

04

GEO-CC 112

Geology  Lab & Field Work

02

Total Course Credits

06

 II Semester

ISemester 

Course Code

Title

Credits

Core Courses 

GEO-CC 211

Crystallography, Crystal Optics and Mineralogy

04

GEO-CC 212

Geology  Lab & Field Work

02

Total Course Credits

06

 III Semester

III

Semester

Course Code

Title

Credits

Core Courses 

GEO-CC 311

Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Petrology

04

GEO-CC 312

Geology  Lab & Field Work

02

Subject Elective Course

GEO-SEC 311

Photo Geology and Remote Sensing

02

Total Course Credits

08

 IV Semester

IV Semester

Course Code

Title

Credits

Core Courses 

GEO-CC 411

Structural  Geology and Tectonics

04

GEO-CC 412

Geology Lab & Field Work

02

Subject Elective Course

GEO-SEC 411

Geomorphology and Geotectonics

02

Total Course Credits

08

 V Semester

IV

Semester

Course Code

Title

Credits

Elective Courses

GEO-EC 511*

Indian Stratigraphy

03

GEO-EC 512*

Palaeontology

03

GEO-EC 513

Geology  Lab & Field Work

02

 

Subject Elective Course

 

GEO-SEC 511

Environmental Geology

02

Total Course Credits

12

 VI Semester

VI Semester

Course Code

Title

Credits

Elective Courses

GEO-EC 611*

Earth Resources

03

GEO-EC 612

Geology  Lab & Field Work

03

GEO-EC 613*

Applied Geology

02

 

Subject Elective Course

 

GEO-SEC 611

Geochemistry

02

                                                 Total Course Credits

12

Total Credits of Course [I+II+III+IV+V+VI]

48

Because GEO-EC 511 & GEO-EC 512 in 5th Semester & GEO-EC 611 & GEO-EC 613 is essential for B. Sc. Geology students, these electives are kept mandatory.