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M.Sc. in Applied Geology (2 years) – MRIIRS

Duration2 Yrs
Fees For Indian Nationals1,26,000 per annum
Fees For NRI/ PIO Students US $ 3300
Admission Criteria
Merit preparation/short listing of Candidates shall be on the basis of score in MRNAT 2020-Marks in Qualifying examination
Eligibility Criteria
50% marks in aggregate in graduation from a recognized University, Bachelor’s Degree in Geology/Applied Geology


Placement Opportunities

Geology is an important branch of applied science which contributes to the nation GDP substantially.  The applied aspect of geology ranges widely from ecology to food and water security of the nation. The economy of our States depends significantly on the availability of mineral resources and its status of exploitation. The job opportunities for geologists are increasing day by day. After getting the degree one can work both in domestic as well as international arena.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts National Geosciences Examination for Central Government Agencies – Geological Survey of India and Central Ground Water Board.

Other Central and State Government agencies that hire geologists are:

  • ONGC
  • Coal India
  • National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC)
  • Mineral Exploration Corporation limited (MECL)
  • Atomic Mineral Division (AMD)
  • Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
  • Hindustan Zinc Ltd
  • Minerals and Metals Trading Corporation (MMTC)
  • Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM)
  • Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)
  • Universities, Collages & CSIR Labs
  • State Government Departments

Other agencies that hire geologists are

  • Cement Industry
  • Mining Industry
  • IT Companies- as domain experts
  • MNCs engaged in consultancy job and projects
  • Consultancy Agencies

Top Industry Recruiters

  • Government Companies in Exploration and Production of Coal / Lignite
  • Government Companies in Exploration of Metals
  • National Aluminum Company Ltd. NALCO
  • Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd:
  • Bharat Gold Mines Ltd
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited ONGC
  • Hindustan Zinc Ltd
  • Hindustan Copper Ltd
  • Sikkim Mining Corporation Government Companies in Iron Ore Sector
  • National Mineral Development Corporation
  • Kudremukh Iron Ore company
  • Steel Authority of India Ltd
  • Orissa Mining
  • National Aluminum Company ltd
  • Government Companies in Copper and Rock Mining
  • Hindustan Copper Ltd

The curriculum of M.Sc. Geology Programme includes extensive field work, geological mapping, visits etc and it is designed in such a way that it is easier for the students to adapt in the role of professional.

Scholarships Available

MRNAT 2020

Schemes ‘Utkarsh’ and ‘Uttam’ for the candidates on the basis of MRNAT-2020 Score for PG programme:

Scheme ‘Utkarsh’ is for candidates taking Admission within a period from 1st April 2020 to 30th June 2020)

MRNAT 2020 ScoreUtkarsh
90.00% & above100% Tuition Fee Waiver
80.00% & above but below 90.00%50% Tuition Fee Waiver
70.00% & above but below 80.00%25% Tuition Fee Waiver

Scheme ‘Uttam’ is for candidates taking Admission within a period from 1st June 2020 to 31st July 2020)

MRNAT 2020 ScoreUttam
90.00% & above100% Tuition Fee Waiver
80.00% & above but below 90.00%25% Tuition Fee Waiver
70.00% & above but below 80.00%10% Tuition Fee Waiver
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