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Earth Sciences

(DST-FIST Supported)

          The Department of Earth Sciences (est. in 1953) is dedicated to teaching and research in various fields of Earth Sciences. Over the past six decades, the department has strived to maintain its multidisciplinary approach by applying the concepts of Geology for propagating knowledge and developing skill in the field of Geology, Exploration and Utilization of Natural Resources with an emphasis for management, conservation and preservation. The research programmes are funded by DST, UGC, ISRO, MOES, MOEF, CSIR and BRNS. The Department is supported by DST-FIST Programme. The academic and research contributions of the department are recognised by national and international organisations and are evidenced by high quality original research publications. The alumni of the department are adorning higher position in the field of Geosciences in India and abroad.

Programmes Offered
  • M.Sc. Geology (Five Year Integrated)
  • M.Sc. Geology (Two Year CBCS)
  • PG Diploma in Petroleum Geoscience
  • PG Diploma in Remote Sensing and GIS
  • M.Phil. Geology
  • M.Phil. Geoinformatics
  • Ph.D. Geology
  • Ph.D. Applied Geology
  • Ph.D. Geoinformatics

    The Professor and Head
    Department of Earth Sciences
    Annamalai University
    Contact : 04144-238248 Ext. : 324
    e-mail : earthsciences2016@gmail.com