PhD

 

PhD Programme in Earth Sciences aims to develop high quality research programmes in areas of crust mantle interaction, hydrology, soil formation, climate change, energy, natural hazards with an emphasis on interdisciplinary and quantitative approach. The PhD programme also consists of a combination of course work and independent research.

 

 
 

PhD in Earth Sciences*

PhD Programme in Earth Sciences aims to develop high quality research programmes in areas of crust mantle interaction, hydrology, soil formation, climate change, energy, natural hazards with an emphasis on interdisciplinary and quantitative approach. The PhD programme also consists of a combination of course work and independent research.

All PhD students are expected to complete a specified of number of credits through course work after which the student must clear a comprehensive (written and oral) examination before he/she is admitted to the candidacy of the PhD programme. Subsequently, the candidate is required to deliver a "State of the Art” Seminar on his/her area of research. All PhD students are expected to carry out independent research and are encouraged to present research findings in conferences and publications. Prior to completion, the candidate is required to deliver an "Open Seminar" following which he/she is allowed to submit the thesis and appear for the thesis oral examination.

Who Can Apply?

M.Sc. / M.Tech. degree or equivalent in Earth Science streams with CPI/marks not below 6.5 or 65% or Bachelor's degree in engineering with CPI/marks not below 7.5 or 75%. Valid GATE/UGC/ CSIR score is required for financial assistance, except for graduates from IITs with a minimum CGPA of 8.0. The candidates with DST INSPIRE fellowship for PhD are also eligible.