Programmes

M.Tech (Mineral Exploration)

This is a four semester programme open to candidates with Masters degree in any branch of science with Mathematics as one of the subjects at the B.Sc., level. The admission is for both sponsored and non-sponsored candidates. Selection of candidates for admission will be based on their academic qualifications, written test and interview. ‘GATE’ qualified candidates will also be considered, and such candidates are exempted from written test, but they need to attend the interview. The performance in the interview will carry marks. Therefore, eligible and interested candidates are encouraged to apply. Sponsored candidates (or sponsoring agency) will pay fees as stipulated by the University. The geophysical field work expenses will be borne by the respective sponsoring organization.

M.Tech program is of 4 semester course. The first two semesters involve course work followed by 20 credits of dissertation during the third and fourth semesters. The courses and labs include: (1) Gravity, Magnetic, Seismic, Electrical & Electromagnetic Methods, Gamma–Ray Spectrometry, (2) Geostatistics, Mathematical Modeling & Quantitative Methods, (3) Nuclear Geology, Isotope Geochemistry & Instrumental Techniques of Analyses (4) Geochemical Exploration, (5) Spatial Data Management and Remote Sensing, (6) Special Topics, and (7) Geological and Geophysical Field Training for 10 weeks. The third and fourth semesters involve 20 credits of dissertation. The dissertation work may be carried out either at the University of Hyderabad or at the respective host organization of the sponsoring candidates or at any recognized R&D lab/industry.

Advanced P.G. Diploma (Mineral Exploration)

This is a two semester course programme identical to M. Tech with 8 credits of Project work. Though the admission is meant for sponsored candidates only, non-sponsored candidates may also be considered for admission. Selection of candidates for admission will be based on their academic qualifications, written test and interview. Sponsored candidates (or sponsoring agency) will pay the fees as stipulated by the University. The geophysical field work expenses would be borne by the respective sponsoring organization.

Ph.D (Earth and Space Sciences)

The Center offers Ph.D programmes in Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Applied Geophysices, Remote Sensing, Geostatistics, Environmental Sciences, Water Resources, and closely related areas of other branches of science.