Course Structure (Phd/M.Tech)

 

PhD program in Earth Sciences:


 

Minimum Total Credits

Credits Through Course Work (Minimum)

Credits Through Research (Minimum)

Minimum Number of Courses

Minimum Duration

Maximum Duration

PhD students with M.Tech

144

36

72

04

4 Sem

6 years

    PhD students with     M. Sc., M. Phil

180

54

72

06

5 Sem

6 years

     PhD students with     B. Tech

216

72

72

10

5 Sem

7 years



Note: All other academic requirements will be as per the PG manual.

 

 

M.Tech. program in Geological Technology:


Distribution of credits in M. Tech. Program

Minimum Total Credits

Credits Through Course Work (Minimum)

Credits Through Research (Minimum)

Minimum Number of Courses

Minimum Residence

Maximum Duration

144

 

72

 

72

 

08

 

4 Sem

 

4 years

 



Semester wise course distribution



Semester I (4x9=36 credits)

C1: Mathematics for Earth Sciences
C2: Remote sensing & GIS for georesource evaluation
C3: Special topics in Earth Science
E1: Elective
E2: Elective


Semester II (4x9 = 36 credits)

C4: Geophysical methods
C5: Instrumentation in Earth Sciences
E3: Elective
E4: Elective



Semester III (36 credits)
Thesis (36 credits)

 

 

Semester IV (36 credits)
Thesis (36 credits)

 



Options for offered Elective Courses


Elective Courses (Basket A)

1. Aqueous Geochemistry
2. River Science
3. Geology and geochemistry of petroleum
4. Applied sedimentology and Basin analysis
5. Advanced structural geology
6. Solid Earth geophysics
7. Experimental Rock mechanics and rock physics
8. Natural hazards
9. Active Tectonics and Paleoseismology
10. Evolving earth system and its anthropogenesis

Elective Courses (Basket B)

1. Global climate change
2. Isotope Geochemistry
3.Geophysical field theory
4. Seismic exploration and subsurface imaging
5. Well logging
6. Geodynamics
7. Any other course from MS program
8. Any other course from outside department


Note: All other academic requirements will be as per the PG manual.