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Courses (MSc – Applied Geology)

Master of Science (Applied Geology)

Duration: 2 Years [Four semester] full time course.

Number of seats: 60

Annual Fee: Rs. 20,000

Admission procedure: The admission to M.Sc. courses shall be made through merit based on Written Test through Purvanchal University Combined Admission Test (PUCAT). Written Test will in English and comprise of multiple-choice questions carrying 100 marks.

Eligibility: All candidates, who have passed B.Sc. with any two of the following subjects Geology, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Life Sciences (Zoology and/or Botany) from a recognized university are eligible for admission. Preference will be given to candidates who have studied Geology at B.Sc. level.

Doctoral Programme:

The admission to Ph. D. degree is made through Purvanchal University Combined Research Entrance Test (PUCRET). Candidates who have qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) or JRF or INSPIRE fellowship shall be exempted from the test.


Course Structure

I Semester

EPS101 Introduction to Earth & Planetary Sciences
EPS102 Sedimentology
EPS103 Mineralogy & Crystallography
EPS104 Stratigraphy
EPS105 Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology
Practical I
Practical II


II Semester

EPS201 Structural Geology
EPS202 Engineering Geology
EPS203 Geomorphology, Remote Sensing & GIS
EPS204 Environmental Geology & Natural Hazards
EPS205 Palaeontology
Practical I
Practical II


III Semester

EPS301 Economic & Mining Geology
EPS302 Exploration Geophysics
EPS303 Geochemistry
EPS304 Coal & Petroleum Geology
EPS305 Geohydrology
Practical I
Practical II


IV Semester

EPS401 Geological Fieldwork
EPS402 Term paper
EPS403 Dissertation
EPS404 Seminar
EPS405 Comprehensive Viva-voice



Ordinance: MSc [Applied Geology]

Ph.D. Course: Applied Geology