Master of Science in Geology

Post Graduate Courses M.Sc. Geology
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Master of Science in Geology

Geology is the branch of science that deals with the study of the earth and its substances. M.Sc. Geology is a two years, regular postgraduate degree program, divided into 4 semesters. M.Sc. Geology degree at BFIT is affiliated to HNB Garhwal Central University.

Geology is concerned with the Earth, geological materials, processes and structures, as well as the study of the history of the Earth and of life on Earth within a temporal framework. It focus on understanding the physical structure of the Earth, both above and below its surface. This can involve unlocking the secrets of ancient rock formations, investigating the properties of valuable mineable resources or understanding the tectonic processes that cause earthquakes or volcanic eruptions.
Programs can be taught or research based, with a range of MSc, MRes and MPhil courses available. As well as associated academic research careers, a Masters in Geology can lead to a range of professional and commercial jobs. Your specialist skills and knowledge will make you an attractive candidate for positions in the oil and gas mining industries, or in organizations researching the effects of mineral resource exploitation and alternative methods of extraction.

The scope of Geology is increasing because of the growing environmental concerns like global warming triggered by pollution and other related issues. After pursuing M.Sc. Geology, the students can apply for jobs in government organizations like Geological Survey of India, Coal India, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation.  They can also go for higher education courses like PhD in Geology or apply for teaching positions in colleges and universities.

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Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Geo biology, Field Geology, Geographic Information Science (GIS), Geo scientists, Materials Science.

Eligibility

• The candidate should be passed the Bachelors examination from any recognized University or its equivalent examination and secured minimum 50% marks (45% is case of SC/ST candidates) .
• Candidates who have appeared or who are likely to appear for the qualifying examination i.e. B.Sc..or equivalent but whose results have not been as yet declared can also go ahead for the admission.

 

Career Scope

Jobs in Geology or Career in Geology is a burning thought in the young minds who have passed their exams. Few of the Geological companies in India who provide the Jobs in Geology in India are as follows :
1. Geological Survey of India (GSI):
The GSI is one of the reputed organisations in India proving number of jobs in the field of Survey, Drilling etc. The procedure of getting a job in GSI is mainly by qualifying the UPSC exam. It also provides number of training to various young talents.

2. ONGC:
The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) with its headquater in Dehradun , Uttarakhand, provides jobs in the field of the Exploration and Production business. They have their own exams and interviews for various posts. It is necessary to look after the openings in the Newsapapers or Internet.

3. Oil India Limited (OIL)
The Oil India Ltd. with its headquater in the Duliajan Assam is providing various Geology jobs in India as in the stream of Drilling, Reservoir, Executive Trainee and many more.
It has various exams and interviews of its own.

4. Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)
It also provides various jobs in geology in the E & P business

5. Central Groundwater Board India
In the field of hydrogeology or ground water you can join this stream by qualifying the UPSC exam.
Some of the private geofirms in India are as: Cairn energy.

6. Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd. (MECL)
Its enables the Geologists to enter the field of Mining.

7. Coal India Limited (CIL) :
This is the field of exploring Coal in various parts of India.

8. National Aluminium Company Ltd. (NALCO)
It is one of the leading companies in India for exploring the Aluminium as a resource.

9. Bharat Gold Mines Ltd. (BGML)
It is a leading company in India in the exploration of Gold.

10. Indian Bureau Of Mines (IBM):
It is also a mining sector.

Apart from the Jobs prospects, you can dip your hand in the bright field of academics or research. The Research involves new discoveries in the field of Structural Geology, Sedimentology, Paleontology, etc.
In the academics, you have to qualify the NET exam or must have a Ph.D degree to be a Professor in a reputed University.

Job Prospective

An M.Sc in Geology gives you a world of opportunities for employment with many interesting and different socially relevant assignments in India and abroad. Most types of jobs involve fieldwork, analyses and the dissemination of findings. Internationally, geologists may find employment within environmental development, as consultants in the oil and mining industries, or at research institutions and universities.
Popular careers with a Masters in Geology include:
• Education, including academic research
• Architectural & engineering activities
• Petroleum & gas extraction
• Electricity, gas & other power supply
Public sector jobs are typically in regional/municipal/public authorities, government research institutes.
In industry, jobs are spread out across many different sectors. The largest private sector job sources are oil companies, construction companies and consulting engineering firms.
An increasing number of geologists from India find work abroad in connection with environmental development work and consulting in the mining and oil industries, and at universities and other research institutions.

  • Admission Process

    1. Admission in Post Graduate Course- M.Sc. Geology is on the basis of merit of graduation marks and personal interview.

    2. You can fill the online registration form available on the website and pay Rs. 5000/- online as the registration fee. If interested and eligible, Apply Online here

    3. Alternatively, for the Seat registration you can deposit money by making Demand Draft in favor of BFIT payable at Dehradun by depositing the cash in ICICI Bank or you can transfer money from any bank through RTGS/NEFT.

    4. Selected students will be intimated over email/phone.

    5. On the date of scheduled joining time the student shall report at the venue on time, wherein briefing of the institute, rules and regulations etc. shall be given to the students. The students should carry the following documents along with the following certificates in original for verification:

    * 8 passport size photographs.
    * TC & Migration Certificate. * Character certificate from the last school attended.
    * Marks sheet of Graduation & pass certificate.
    * 10th class marks sheet & pass certificate.
    * 12th class marks sheet & pass certificate.
    * Two sets of photocopies of all the above documents.
    * Copies of extracurricular / sports or any other major achievement done on basis of which additional consideration is being made.

    Upon verification of the above documents, the candidates shall appear for their Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
    1. If any of the above mentioned documents are not available, then the admission given shall be provisional basis unless submitted. The required documents will have to be submitted latest by 25th July 2018.
    2. The merit list is drawn on the basis of weightage as under-

    Graduation – 50%
    Personal Interview – 50%

    A merit list will be drawn on the basis of above. Those shortlisted, an offer/short listing letter will be sent to them. On Receipt of the above letter, students need to confirm their admission within 15 days of receiving the communication and deposit the course fee.
    The fee can be deposited online through our website or by making Demand Draft in favor of BFIT payable at Dehradun by depositing the cash in ICICI Bank or you can transfer money from any bank through RTGS/NEFT.
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    3. Students confirmed for admission shall have to deposit the balance fee for the first year within next 30 days of confirmation of admission. Those students wishing to avail a bank loan and requiring extra time shall make a request within 3 weeks of confirmation of admission. Additional time to deposit the fee or as deemed fit by the selection committee will be granted only on an undertaking that in case the fee is not deposited till the due date, the seat may be allotted to another candidate.

    In case of sanction of higher loan amounts, the balance will be refunded to the students.

  • Course Structure

    FIRST SEMESTER
    * SOES/GEOL/C-001 General Geology and Geomorphology
    * SOES/GEOL/C-002 Structural Geology
    * SOES/GEOL/C-003 Mineralogy
    * SOES/GEOL/C-004 General and Invertebrate Palaeontology
    * SOES/GEOL/C-005 Precambrian Stratigraphy
    * SOES/GEOL/C-006 Practical- (For Course No. 001 to 005)

    SECOND SEMESTER
    * SOES/GEOL/C-007 Crystallography
    * SOES/GEOL/C-008 Geotectonics
    * SOES/GEOL/C-009 Micropalaeontology, Vertebrate Palaeontology and Palaeobotany
    * SOES/GEOL/C-010 Phanerozoic Stratigraphy
    * SOES/GEOL/C-011 Geological field training tour
    * SOES/GEOL/C-012 Practical- (For Course No. 007 to 010)

    THIRD SEMESTER
    * SOES/GEOL/C-013 Igneous Petrology & Geochemistry
    * SOES/GEOL/C-014 Engineering Geology
    * SOES/GEOL/C-015 Practical- (For Course No C-013, 014 )
    * SOES/GEOL/E-001 Sedimentary and Metamorphic Petrology
    * SOES/GEOL/E-002 Mineral exploration and Mining
    * SOES/GEOL/E-003 Practical- (For Course No E-001, 002 )
    * SOES/GEOL/S-001 a. Petroleum Geology
    b. Remote Sensing
    c. Environmental Geology
    d. Geoinformatics

    FOURTH SEMESTER
    * SOES/GEOL/C-016 Geohydrology
    * SOES/GEOL/C-017 Ore genesis and Indian mineral deposits
    * SOES/GEOL/C-018 Practical- (for Course C- 016 to C-017 & E-004)
    * SOES/GEOL/E-004 Elective Course: Any one of the following
    a. Glaciology,
    b. Sedimentology
    c. Advance Micro-palaeontology
    d. Quaternary Geology
    e. Palaeoseismology
    * SOES/GEOL/E-005 Geological Field Training tour
    * SOES/GEOL/E-006 Project/ Dissertation

  • Fee Structure

    Details Ist Year IInd Year
    Form Fee Rs. 500/-NA
    Registration Fee Rs. 3,000/-NA
    Campus FeeRs. 7,500/-NA
    Other Charges (Uniform, Lab practical, Seminar etc.)Rs. 11,500/-NA
    Tuition FeeRs. 49,500/-Rs. 49,500/-
    Library Rs. 3,000/- Rs. 3,000/-
    Other Charges (ID card/Marathon/SMS etc.)Rs. 940/-NA
    Medical Consultation ChargesRs. 800/-Rs. 800/-
    Placements Rs. 4000/- Rs. 4000/-
    Dissertation/Internship/Training Charges (wherever applicable)(wherever applicable)(wherever applicable)
    University Exam FeeAs per the University NormsAs per the University Norms
    TotalRs.80,740/-Rs.57,300/-
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BFIT Dehradun runs M.Sc. Geology, a two year regular degree program affiliated to H.N.B. Garhwal Central University (UGC Approved University -University Grant CommissionMinistry of H.R.D. Human Resource Development Govt. of India & NAAC Accredited).

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  • BFIT ONLINE PORTAL FOR RE-REGISTRATION IS OPEN TILL 15th JAN 2018. NO FORMS SHALL BE ACCEPTED THEREAFTER. MUST CLEAR DUES (IF ANY). FOR DETAILS CALL DEAN.
  • STUDENTS TO NOTE: 1. Classes remain suspended on 2 DEC, 2017 in lieu of Eid-Milad-Un-Nabi.  2. Make-up Examinations shall be from 4 DEC, 2017.
  • Students willing to do Diploma Program of AUTO-CAD must call immediately to Department Incharge-7456000107.
  • HNBGU External Practical Examination of Geology has been fixed on following dates: 1.B.SC (I-SEM) ON 5 DEC, 2017, 2.B.SC (III-SEM) ON 7 DEC, 2017. For details call DEAN/HOD.
  • SDSUU enrolled students to note that online Exam portal is open till 25 NOV, 2017. Late fee after University last date. For details meet HOD immediately.
  • For final year students-A placement drive/skill development program from 21st-25th NOV 2017 from 2:00 pm in Auditorium.
  • Students to note that Add-On Diploma Certification Courses shall be started from 21st NOV, 2017. Compulsory to attend.
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