Earth Sciences are the fields of study concerned with Earth’s physical characteristics, from earthquakes to raindrops, and floods to fossils. The broad aim of the Earth Sciences is to understand the present features and the past evolution of the Earth and to use this knowledge, where appropriate, for the benefit of humankind.
The department offers PhD, MS and BS in geology and MPhil, MSc and BS degree programs in geography. To provide quality education in these disciplines, the department has assembled a well-qualified faculty with strong linkages to national and international institutions.
It has five PhD and eight MPhil qualified faculty members as well as a number of visiting scientists and research associates who strain every nerve to build a vibrant environment for both research and teaching. The department offers education in geology and geography with a wide range of programs including mineralogy, sedimentology, carbonate petrology, sequence stratigraphy, structural geology, tectonics, geophysics, petroleum geology, engineering geology, GIS, remote sensing, hydrology, climate change and air pollution sciences.