24 months
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The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at National Institute of Technology, Rourkela is set up to provide state of the art education and research in earth, climate and ocean sciences. 


The department would be playing a vital role in providing resourceful man power through interdisciplinary way of teaching and research programmes. We offer a master degree in Atmospheric Sciences at National Institute of Technology, Rourkela. 

The academic activities are oriented towards achieving fundamental understanding of the interaction among lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmospheric and oceanic processes for sustainable development. 


  • To carry out cutting-edge research in the fields of Earth and Atmospheric Science with the emphasis on application to geological prospective, atmospheric modeling and measurements.
  • To provide education in the field of Earth and Atmospheric Science with an eye on strong fundamentals, research aptitude, devotion to profession and high ethical standards.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Physics of Atmosphere
  • Dynamics of Atmosphere
  • Physics of Ocean
  • Science of Climate and Climate Change
  • Atmospheric Instrumentation Laboratory
  • Basic Programming Laboratory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




98 alternative credits
  • 98 – 102


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A certificate for proof of age (Birth certificate or Board certificate).
  • Pass certificates and grade cards (or mark sheets) from HSC onwards. 
  • College leaving certificate/Transfer Certificate. 
  • University Migration certificate. 
  • JAM/CAT rank card (if applicable).
  • Reservation category certificate (if applicable).
  • recent passport size coloured photographs. 
  • Application for enrolment in Form AC/201. 

Tuition Fee


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