24 months
24 EUR/year
12 EUR/year
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This Applied Geology course at Alagappa University introduces the importance of applications in Geology to the students, all through a combination of lectures, laboratory and dield studies.


Geology is the core discipline of the Earth Science and encompasses many different phenomena, including Plate Tectonics, Mountain building, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and the long-term evolution of Earth’s surface features, Atmosphere, Hydrosphere and interior of the Earth. Because of the ever-increasing demand for resources, the growing exposure to Natural Hazards, and the climate change.


On successful completion of the Applied Geology programme at Alagappa University:

  • Gain a greater insight into the enormous knowledge of Geologic time and the evidences that support this claim and familiarize the scope and importance of Geology.
  • Learn to implement the knowledge in the basic evidences and ideas those support the theory of Plate Tectonics. Understand how the plate tectonic system works, including the role of the different types of plate boundaries and the forces that help to drive the system and also realize how the plate tectonic system has helped to shape the Earth's surface.
  • Understand the minerals, rocks and Sediment nature can able to identify the common Rocks and Minerals.
  • Recognize the Mineral and Hydrocarbon provinces of India. Student’s exploration strategies, the natural resources in the major areas of study within the discipline of Water, Soil, Forest, Biomass and Marine resources. Analyze, explain, locate, and manage the Disaster Events.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Geology
  • Advanced Crystallography and Mineralogy
  • Stratigraphy and Palaeontology
  • Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Structural Geology and Geotectonics
  • Igneous And Metamorphic Petrology
  • Sedimentary Petrology
  • Geomorphology
  • Natural Hazards and Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




90 alternative credits


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.

Other requirements

General requirements

A candidate who has passed Bachelor's degree in Geology with minimum 50% of marks and 45% marks for SC/ST candidates as main course of study of any University accepted by the syndicate as equivalent thereto.

Original Certificates:

  • Cumulative Statement of Marks / Grade Certificates
  • Provisional Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate of the qualifying degree
  • Community Certificate and Medical Fitness Certificate for verification and return except T.C. and Medical Fitness Certificate)

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    12 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • tuition fee: ₹1000
  • first year total fee: ₹7000
  • foreign students: double the tuition fee plus other fee as applicable


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