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Geoexploration (Earth Sciences), M.Tech.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Department of Earth Sciences constituted in 1982 from the erstwhile Geology Section of the Department of Civil Engineering (where it used to run the M. Sc. programme in Applied Geology since 1964) offers academic programmes leading to M.Sc. (Applied Geology), M.Sc. (Applied Geophysics), M.Tech. (Geo-exploration),M.Tech.(Petroleum Geoscience) and Doctoral Degrees. The department annually admits about 45 students in its M.Sc. Programme, about 38 in its M.Tech. programme and about 8 students for its Doctoral programme. In addition several institute staff members, projects staff members, CSIR fellow and students sponsored by various organisations carry out research in diverse fields.All the core, additional and elective courses included in the programs have been specifically designed to meet industry standards and research requirements. The close links that the department enjoys with the industry and research organizations, has worked towards elevating the level and quality of studies and facilities. The department also works towards building the social and moral character of the students.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Mineral Exploration
  • Petroleum Exploration
  • Methods in Structural Geology
  • Seminar
  • Communication Skills II
  • Communication Skills I
  • Electives
  • Principles and applications of Isotope Geology
  • Tectonics and Mechanism of Mobile Belts
  • Exploration Geophysics
  • Principles of Photogrammetry
  • Remote Sensing, GIS and GPS
  • Basin Analysis and Applied Micropalaeontology
  • Underground Excavation Technology
  • Advanced Structural Analysis
  • Aqueous Environmental Geochemistry
  • Modern Anaytical Methods in Geosciences
  • Seismic Data Processing and Seismic Stratigraphy
  • Structural Geology and Subsurface Geological Mapping

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    165 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

M.Sc. or equivalent in Geology/Applied Geology (GL) Geophysics/Applied Geophysics (GP)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    640 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 320 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    640 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 320 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Per semester:

  • 25000 Rs. (320 EUR) NonConcessional Fees
  • 5000 Rs. (64 EUR) Concessional Fees

Living costs for Mumbai

  • 34109 - 57280 INR/month
    Living Costs

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