About Us

About Us

The Department of Geology was established in the year 1965 at Undergraduate level, and Post-graduate course was started in the year 2005 .The Department offers UG courses & special papers like Sedimentology and Petroleum Geology at Post-graduate level. The department is a recognized research centre for various universities offering Ph.D. course.

The Department has a strong research base and the faculty members have been actively engaged in research and field work in the diverse aspects of Himalayan Geology as well as other parts of India. Major thrust areas for the research in the Department are Palaeontology (vertebrate, invertebrate & micropalaeontology), & Landslides in Uttarakhand Himalaya and Natural Hazards & their Mitigation.

The Department has established laboratories with latest equipments. The Department has a Computer lab with GIS and Rolta Geomatica software set up. Besides some other sophisticated equipments like GPS, Stereo Zoom Paleontological and High Magnification Petrological Polorising microscope have also been added in the department.

During the year 2015 the faculty members have published 02 research papers in journals of repute and have participated in Several Seminars/Workshops/Conferences. The faculty of the Department is also actively associated with organization of NCC and Students Union Elections.


The department has established linkages with Wadia institute of Himalayan Geology, ONGC & GSI for the benefit of its students, to get hands on training. Department is approved by ONGC, Dehradun, for their paleontological sample sorting work. Alumni of the department are also well placed in various organizations.


Departmental Staff:


1. Capt. Pradip Singh  M.Sc., M.B.A.            Associate Professor & HoD

2. Dr. U. C. Mainali      M.Sc. Ph.D                Associate Professor

3. Ms. Shalini Kumari M.Sc.                          Assistant Professor

4. Ms. Shweta Singh   M.Sc.                         Assistant Professor


Laboratory Staff:

1. Sh. Deepak Sharma                                 Laboratory Assistant

2. Sh. Shyam Singh Pundeer                      Laboratory Bearer


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