• Establishment Year

    Old

    1976

    age > 40 years

  • Institute type

    University Campus

Available college facilities

  • Classroom

  • Laboratory

  • Library

Faculty

A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Department of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Cochin University of Science & Technology.

More about Department of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Cochin University of Science & Technology

The oceans hold a wealth of mineral / hydrocarbon deposits, which need to be surveyed and explored by trained marine geoscientists. CUSAT was the first University in the country to begin a full-fledged post graduate programme in Marine Geology in the year 1976 taking into account the global advancement in general and national needs in particular in the field of Marine Sciences.

Courses Offered at Department of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Cochin University of Science & Technology

The department offers Master of science in Marine Geology, Master of Science in Marine Geophysics and Ph. D programmes as well.

3 Courses

PG Courses (2)

Master of Science (Marine Geophysics)
Affiliated to Cochin University of Science and Technology
Accrediated by UGC
  • Duration

    24 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
• The candidate should have obtained a B.Sc. Degree in Geology/ Physics/ Chemistry. • The applicant should secure at least 60% aggregate marks in Graduation.

Course details

The oceans hold a wealth of mineral / hydrocarbon deposits, which need to be surveyed and explored by trained marine geoscientists. CUSAT was the first University in the country to begin a full-fledged post graduate programme in Marine Geology in the year 1976 taking into account the global advancement in general and national needs in particular in the field of Marine Sciences.• The course is of 2 years of duration • The Curriculum is divided into 4 semesters • The total intake is 10

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Master of Science (Marine Geology)
Affiliated to Cochin University of Science and Technology
Accrediated by UGC
  • course delivery

    Full-Time
  • Duration

    24 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
• The candidate must have obtained B.Sc. Degree in Geology/ Physics/ Chemistry. • The candidate must have secured at least 60% aggregate marks in Graduation.

Course details

The oceans hold a wealth of mineral / hydrocarbon deposits, which need to be surveyed and explored by trained marine geoscientists. CUSAT was the first University in the country to begin a full-fledged post graduate programme in Marine Geology in the year 1976 taking into account the global advancement in general and national needs in particular in the field of Marine Sciences. • M. Sc. In Marine Geology is a 2-years research programme. • The total intake is 10. • The 2-year curriculum is divided into 4 semesters.

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Fellowship / Doctoral (1)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)
Affiliated to Cochin University of Science and Technology
Accrediated by UGC
  • Duration

    36 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
• You must have possessed a Master’s Degree in branches related to Geology or Geophysics. • The candidate should have obtained a Master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks or a minimum CGPA of 6 in the 10 point scale (or an equivalent grade in similar scales)

Course details

The oceans hold a wealth of mineral / hydrocarbon deposits, which need to be surveyed and explored by trained marine geoscientists. CUSAT was the first University in the country to begin a full-fledged post graduate programme in Marine Geology in the year 1976 taking into account the global advancement in general and national needs in particular in the field of Marine Sciences.• The programme is of minimum 3 years of duration • The programme is a full-time course

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College Placements

The majority of the geoscientists graduated from the department are placed in prominent Government or Private organisations like: National Geophysical Research Institute (CSIR), Hyderabad Space Application Centre (ISRO), Ahmedabad National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR), Goa National Centre for Antarctic Ocean Research, Goa National Institute of Rock Mechanics, Kolar (Bangalore) National Centre for Earth Science Studies, Trivandrum Central Water and Power Research Station, Pune Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, Panvel CSIR Fourth Paradigm Institute, Bangalore CIRES, Colarado Norwegian Geological Survey, Tromsø Various IITs, IISc, Universities and Colleges

Visiting companies

  • ONGC
  • Shell
  • ESSAR

Available College Facilities

Department of Marine Geology and Geophysics, Cochin University of Science & Technology is well equipped with all modern facilities.

Classroom
All the classrooms are well furnished and equipped with all modern facilities.
Laboratory
All the Labs are well furnished and equipped with all modern facilities.
Library
The central library is established.

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