Departmental IQAC Profile (from 2015-2020)

Departmental IQAC Profile

Criterion 1 :-  Curricular Aspects

Department of Applied Geology Centre of Advance Studies in Geolog

1. Admission

    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.

 2. Duration of the program:

     The highlights of Ph.D.; M. Tech.; and B.Sc. courses are as follows:

Ph. D.

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

Course Work: 18 credits (One semester)

 Subject Areas:

 Applied Micropaleontology,

Metamorphic Petrology & Geochemistry (Origin and genesis of gneiss and granulite of western India)

Igneous Petrology & Geochemistry (Origin and genesis of granite/gneiss of central India)

Ore Geology/Economic Geology,

Geoinformatics & Engineering Geology

Hydrogeology & Environmental Geology,

Sedimentary Petrology,

Structure Geology

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

I Semester Course

I - Semester

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Code

Title

Credits

Courses Core

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

The first department in India to offer M. Tech. in Applied Geology as a three years’ integrated course

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

Curriculum Design                

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

I - Semester

I- Semester

 

Code

Course Title

Credit

Courses Core

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

Courses Core

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

Courses Core

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 Geology & 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

Courses Core

GEOCC 431

Metamorphic Petrology & Thermodynamics

04

GEO CC 432

Practical- Metamorphic Petrology & Thermodynamics

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

V - Semester

 

     Code

Course Title

Credit

Courses Core

GEO CC 531

Groundwater & 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

Courses Core

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. 3 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

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

 I - Semester

I - Semester

 

 

 

 

Course Code

Title

Credits

Courses Core

GEO-CC 111

General  Geology, Geomorphology and Geodynamics

04

GEO-CC 112

Geology  Lab & Field Work

02

Total Course Credits

06

 I - Semester

 II-Semester

 

 

 

Course Code

Title

Credits

Courses Core

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

Courses Core

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

Courses Core

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.

 Curriculum Developmemt 

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

  • University has implemented the CBCS system in all the Under Graduate, Post Graduate program
  • Ph. D.
  • All UG, PG, Ph.D. Programs contain the Class room teachings, Teaching – Learning processes, Continuous lnternal Assessments, Examinations and Evaluations of students as per the schemes as notified by the UGC.
  • Ordinances for all programmes are well defined and are amended as required after thorough deliberations & discussions under the direction of Academic Council and Executive Council.
  • Syllabi: Syllabi are regularly and periodically restructured & updated to meet the contemporary need
  • Elective & Skill Enhancement Courses: Elective courses’ and Skill Enhancement course’ component in the syllabi provide versality, enrich & strengthens the knowledge base and add dynamism in the currucula.
  • A range of Elective Courses (EC) & Skill Enhancements Courses (SEC) and Open Electives (OE) are available for students.
  • In view of contemporary developments & demands in an area of subject, the modifications are made following the provisions and procedures of the Ordinances.
  • Eminent & Renowned Academicians are associated as Subject Experts in the Board of Studies of Subjects for modification & upgradation of syllabus.
  • Department has adopted all the unified course contents of the various subjects in the syllabi as recommended by the UGC.
  • Further enrichment and academic contents of contemporary & regional requirements are incorporated in the syllabi to the extent of 30% as stipulated & permitted by the UGC. 
  • Purpose of enrichment & updation of the syllabi is to meet the contemporary requirement of the students & the society, sustainable development and human resource value addition.
  • In view of contemporary developments & demands in an area of subject, the modifications are made following the provisions and procedures of the Ordinances.
  • Eminent & Renowned Academicians are associated as Subject Experts in the Board of Studies of Subjects for modification & upgradation of syllabi.
  • Department has adopted all the unified course contents of the various subjects in the syllabi as recommended by the UGC.
  • Further enrichment and academic contents of contemporary & regional requirements are incorporated in the syllabi to the extent of 30% as stipulated & permitted by the UGC.
  • Purpose of enrichment & updation of the syllabi is to meet the contemporary requirement of the students & the society, sustainable development and human resource value addition

 

 

Teaching Learning Process

  • EQUILIBRIUM BETWEEN THEORY AND PRACTICAL: Teaching in the Department is organized making sure that there should be a desirable equilibrium between theory and practical, as “do and learn component”
  • MODERN TOOLS OF TEACHING: Class room teaching is supported by Modern Tools of teaching such as PowerPoint, Video Lectures etc.  Every department has been provided at least one smart classroom.
  • Department has a DTH Connection for live telecast of MHRDs TV Channels such as SWAYAM PRABHA and Gyan Darshan for telecast of academic programmes. 
  • POPULAR LECTURES: Students are encouraged to participate and attend various subjects related regular popular lectures and training virtual organized by GSI and AMD.
  • CENTRAL AGENCIES: The students are also getting knowledge through educational programmes of Central Agencies such as EDUSAT, GYAN, GURU; National Knowledge Network.

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