Geology Subject Details As Academic In Colleges & IIRS
Geology Subject Details As Academic In Colleges & IIRS


Nowadays Engineering & Medical courses are a common trend for every child. Parents are not aware of or agree with the child’s capabilities.


They are sending their child big institutional Coaching Classes in a distant city. Such a type of activity is not fruitful for every child.


There are alternative courses equivalent to Engineering/Medical from low-grade Colleges. Today I am explaining Geology & Its concern to the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun ( IIRS), and Jobs.


I. About Geology

Geology is an interdisciplinary science. Geology is an academic course that is related to physics, chemistry, biology, and mathematics. Geology includes the following areas:-


*Study of minerals – Mineralogy

*Study of rocks – Petrology

*Study of the structure of the Earth – Structural Geology

*Study of volcanic phenomena – Volcanology

*Study of land-forms and the processes that produce them – Geomorphology and Glaciology

*Study of fossils –Paleontology

*Study of the development of sedimentary strata-Stratigraphy

*Study of the evolution of planetary bodies and their satellites –Astrogeology.



II. Name of Courses

*B.Sc.(Applied Geology), M.Sc.(Applied Geology)

*M.Tech. (Applied Geology) Integrated after 10+2, Ph.D.

* B.Sc., M.Sc.(Geology)

*B.Sc.(Hon), M.Sc.(Hon), M.Sc. (Petroleum Geology), Ph.D.

*M.Sc.(Geological Science),Ph.D.

*M.Tech.(Exploration Geology), Ph.D.

*B.Sc., M.Sc.(Earth Sciences), Ph.D.

*One course is also available by the INDIAN INSTITUTE OF REMOTE SENSING, details are available on this link –IIRS course


Geology is also considered one of the best papers as an optional paper for qualifying for the UPSC & PSC exams.


III. Job Opportunities


Job after Master’s Degree-

Scientist-B/scientist-C in the pay scale Rs.15,600-39,100 with grade pay Rs.5400/- and other central government allowances in Various Central Organisations as Geological Survey of India (GSI), National Geophysical Research Institute, Space Applications Centre, National Remote Sensing Centre, National Institute of Oceanography etc.


Jobs in Various PSUs & other Govt Sectors-

Job after Graduation –Pay Scale Rs. 11,000-24,000/- & other allowances. Such as Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC), Minerals and Metals Trading Corporation (MMTC), National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), NALCO etc.


Jobs in Pvt companies-

Job after Master’s degree- a salary between Rs. 25,000-38,000. In Hindalco, Cairn Energy, Reliance Energy, Shell, etc.

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