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Study Options & Career in Geosciences* (*II Part)





1. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee - 247 667 , Uttaranchal :Deptt. of Earth Sciences (Applied Geology and Applied Geophysics)/Deptt. of Earthquake Engineering/ Deptt. of Hydrology/Deptt. of Civil Engineering (Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) : Web: ,

2. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai (M.S.) : Deptt. of Earth Sciences (Applied Geology and Geoexploration): Web

3. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur (W.B.): Deptt. of Geology and Geophysics: Web

4. Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad (Jharkhand) : Deptt. of Geology and Deptt. of Geophysics: Web

5. Punjab University, Chandigarh(U.T.) : Centre for Advanced Studies in Geology: Web

6. University of Delhi, Delhi (U.T.) : Deptt. of Geology: Web

7. University of Kashmir, Srinagar (J & K) : Deptt. of Geology & Geophysics: Web

8. Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (Haryana): Deptt. of Geology and Deptt. of Geophysics: Websites:,

9. Chauras Campus, H.N.B.Garhwal University, Srinagar (Uttaranchal) : Deptt. of Geology : Web.

10. Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi (U.T.): School of Environmental Sciences: Web.

11. M.S.Sukhadia University, Udaipur (Rajasthan): Deptt. of Applied Geology (App. Geol. and Petroleum Exploration) : Web.

12. M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara (Gujarat): Deptt. of Geology: Web.

13. University of Madras, Chepuk, Chennai (T.N.) : Deptt. of Geology: Web.

14. Jiwaji University, Gwalior (M.P.) : Deptt. of Earth Sciences (Earth Sciences, GIS & RS), Web.:

15. University of Lucknow, Lucknow (U.P.): Deptt. of Geology: Web.

16. University of Rajasthan, Jaipur (Raj.) : Deptt. of Geology: Web.

17. Barkatullah University, Bhopal (M.P.) : Deptt. of Applied Geology (App. Geol. and Remote Sensing): Web.

18. Jadavpur University, Kolkata (W.B.): Deptt. of Geological Sciences: Web.

19. Kumaun University, Nainital (Uttaranchal): Deptt. of Geology, The Durham, Nainital: Web.,

20. University of Allahabad, Allahabad (U.P.): Deptt. of Earth and Planetary Sciences: Web.

21. University of Bangalore, Bangalore (Karnataka) : Deptt. of Geology: Web.

22. University of Jammu, Jammu ( J & K) : Deptt. of Geology: Web:

23. Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla ( H.P.) : Deptt. of Geology: Web.

24. Bundelkhand University, Jhansi (U.P.) : School of Earth Sciences: Web. (Geology and Remote Sensing & GIS)

25. University of Patna, Patna (Bihar): Deptt. of Geology: Web.

26. Ranchi University, Ranchi (Jharkhand) : Deptt. of Geology: Web.

27. University of Calcutta, Kolkata (W.B.): Deptt. of Geological Sciences: Web.

28. Swami Ram Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded (M.S.) : School of Earth Sciences: Web.

29. Nagpur University, Nagpur (M.S.) : Post Graduate Deptt. of Geology: Web.

30. Andhra University, Visakhapattnam (A.P.) : Deptt. of Geology: Web.

31. Vikram University, Ujjain (M.P.): Deptt. of Geology: Web.

32. Univ. of Sagar, Sagar (M.P.): Centre for Advanced Studies in Geology, Faculty of Engineering: Web.:

33. Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (U.P.): Deptt. of Geology : Web (Geology and Hydrogeology)

34. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (U.P.): Deptt. of Geology: Web.

35. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (Karnataka) : School of Ecology and Environment: Web.

36. Periyar University, Kerala (Geology and Exploration Geology): Web.

There are few more Universities/Institutes and Affiliated Colleges which offer UG/PG and Research Programmes at B.Sc. (Pass Course), B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc. , M.Sc. Tech. M.Tech., M.Phil. , Ph.D., D.Phil. and D.Sc. and Post Doctoral Programmes.


1. Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehra Dun (Uttaranchal) :

2. Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee (Uttaranchal) :

3. National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee (Uttaranchal) :

4. Irrigation Research Institute, Roorkee (Uttaranchal) :

5. Irrigation Design Organisation, Roorkee (Uttaranchal) :

6. Central Road Research Institute, Delhi (U.T.) :

7. Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal (Haryana):

8. National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh) :

9. Indian Institute of Geomagnatism, Mumbai (M.S.):

10. National Institute of Rock Mechanics, Kolar Gold Fields (Karnataka) :

11. Centre for Earth Science Studies, Thiruvananthpuram (Kerala):

12. G.B. Pant Inst. of Himalayan Envt. and Dev., Almora (Uttaranchal): 

13. Centre for Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation, Bangalore (Karnataka):

14. Indian Space Research Organisation, Bangalore (Karnataka)

15. Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehra Dun (Uttaranchal)

16. Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow (U.P.):,

There are few other R & D organisations working under Central and State Governments.



1. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, Dehra Dun (Uttarakhand):

2. National Hydroelectric Corporation Limited, Faridabad (Haryana):

3. Geological Survey of India, Kolkata (W.B.):

4. Central Groundwater Board, New Delhi (U.T.):

5. Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (D.G.H.), New Delhi (U.T.):

6. Central and State Disaster Management Organisations/Authorities

7. Central and State Geology and Mining Directorates

8. State Geology/Geophysics organisations such as State Groundwater Boards etc.

9. North Eastern Power Corporation (NEEPCO - A Govt. of India Undertaking) , Shillong (Meghalaya):

10. Gas Authority of India Ltd., New Delhi (U.T.):

11. Singarini Coking Coal Company Ltd. (A GoI Undertaking), P.O. Kathugodm, A.P.:

12. Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd. (A GoI Undertaking), Chennai:

13. Bharat Coking Coal Ltd. , Kolkata (W.B.):

14. Ranigang Coalfields Ltd. , Raniganj

15. Cement Corporation of India Ltd., New Delhi (U.T.):

16. Gujarat Petronet Ltd., Ahamedabad (Gujarat):

17. CSDMA, Ahemadabad (Gujarat)

18. Several Private Organisations working in the field of Petroleum Exploration, Tunnels/Dams/Hydropower Projects constructions. Few well-known ones among them are:

(a.) Cairn Energy India P. Ltd. , Chennai (T.N.):

(b.) Jai Prakash Industries Ltd., New Delhi (U.T.):,

(c.) Gammon India P. Ltd., Mumbai (M.S.):

(d.) Hindustan Oil Exploration Company Ltd., Vadodara (Gujarat):

(e.) Shlumberger India, New Delhi (U.T.):

(f.) Premier Oil, New Delhi (U.T.):

(19.) Several NGOs and other organisations working in Environment related disciplines. Few important ones are:

(a.) Centre For Science and Environment, New Delhi (U.T.):

(b.) Centre for Environmental Education, Ahmedabad (Gujarat):

(c.) Tarun Bharat Sangh, Alwar (Rajasthan):

(d.) Ashoka Trust For Research In Ecology and The Environment, Bangalore - 560 064:



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