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    Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences (MSc – 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