Programmes

Programs of Study:

Duration 2 years / 4 semesters
Intake capacity 30
Self-financing Seats 15% of the Intake Capacity
Eligibility Criteria:
A candidate seeking admission to the programme must have passed/appeared in the final year of B.Sc. examination with Geology as one of the elective subjects
Total Credits 104
Credits to be earned from the programme 96
Credits to be earned from courses offered by other departments under any faculty 08
Credits of courses open for students from other departments, but not available for students of their own programme Two courses of 4 credits each

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE:

COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE CREDITS
SEMESTER – I  
PSAGTC111 Sedimentology 4
PSAGTC112 Stratigraphy 4
PSAGTC113 Structural Geology& Tectonics 4
PSAGTC114 Mineralogy 4
PSAGTC115 Igneous Petrology 2
PSAGLC116 Practical I (111& 112) 4
PSAGLC117 Practical II(113, 114 & 115) 4
  Week-end Field work  
SEMESTER – II  
PSAGTC211 Basin Analysis and Sequence Stratigraphy 4
PSAGTC212 Paleontology 4
PSAGTC213 Geomorphology 2
PSAGTC214 Geospatial Techniques 2
PSAGTC215 Metamorphic Petrology 2
PSAGTC216 Geochemistry 2
PSAGTC217 Practical I (211 & 212) 4
PSAGTC218 Practical II (214,  215 & 216) 4
SEMESTER – III  
PSAGTC311 Micropaleontology and Oceanography 4
PSAGTC312 Fuel Geology 4
PSAGTC313 Ore Geology 2
PSAGTC314 Applications of RS and GIS 2
PSAGTC315 Engineering and Environment Geology 4
PSAGTC316 Fundamentals of Geology 4
PSAGTC317 Practical I (311 & 312) 4
PSAGTC318 Practical II(313, 314 & 315)
Field Work
4
SEMESTER – IV  
PSAGTC411 Hydrogeology 4
PSAGTC412 Exploration and Mining Geology 4
PSAGTC413/414 Gemology / Cryosphere & Climate Change Science 2
PSAGTC415 Dissertation 8
PSAGTC416 Geohazards and Disaster Management 4
PSAGTC417 Practical I (411 & 412) 4

RESEARCH PROGRAMMES OFFERED: M.PHIL AND PH.D

Thrust Areas:
Economic Geology, Engineering Geology, Environmental Geology, Geochemistry, Geohydrology, Geomorphology, Palaeontology, Petrology, Quaternary Geology, Remote Sensing and GIS, Sedimentology, Seismology, Stratigraphy, Structural Geology and Tectonics.

POTENTIAL AREAS OF PLACEMENT
The students are regularly placed in different Government, PSUs, Private Sector and Academic and Research Organizations like Geological Survey of India, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation, Coal India Ltd., National Hydroelectric Power Corporation, Ircon International Limited, Power Development Department, Department of Higher Education, Department of Geology and Mining, Chenab Valley Power Projects Pvt. Ltd., Water and Power Consultancy Services Ltd., AFCON, Lahmeyer International, Jaypee Group, Patel Engineering, HCC, L&T, Leighton, ITD, RITES, GVK etc

Name Designation Qualification Specialization Contact Info.
Prof. Naresh Padha Professor & Head M.Sc.M.Phil., Ph.D Electronic Devices E-mail: nareshpadha@jammuuniversity.ac.inEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419182875
Prof. G .M. Bhat Professor M.Sc., M. Phil, Ph. D. Sedimentalogy, Structural Geology and Eng. Geology E-mail: bhatgm@jugaa.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419200120
Prof. P.K. Srivastava Professor M.Sc, Ph. D Mineral Exploration, Economic Geology E-mail: pankajsrivastava.ju@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419125574
Prof. A.S. Jasrotia Professor M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph. D., PGD (R. Sensing) Remote Sensing & GIS E-mail: asjasrotia@yahoo.co.ukEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419133793
Prof. S.K. Pandita Professor M.Sc., M. Phil, Ph. D Sedimentalogy, Disaster Management, Quaternary Geology E-mail: sundeep.pandita@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419137162
Dr. Varun Parmar Associate Professor M.Sc., Ph.D Vertebrate Palaeontology E-mail: varunparma1975@rediffmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419149781
Dr. Som Nath Sr. Assistant Professor M.Sc., M.Phil,Ph.D Palaeontology, Cainozoic stratigraphy & Sedimentology E-mail: snkundal123@yahoo.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419100818
Dr. Yudhbir Singh Assistant Professor M.Sc., Ph.D Engineering Geology E-mail: yudhbirjammu@gmail.com EPABX: Mobile No.: 9419124021