Department of Applied Geology

A Quicklook Appraisal:

  1. ESTABLISHED IN 1970
  2. A PIONEER DEPARTMENT IN THE ENTIRE NORTH-EAST INDIA DEDICATED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES IN THE FIELD OF GEOSCIENCES ESPECIALLY FOR OIL INDUSTRIES FOR THE LAST 40 YEARS
  3. PRESENTLY THE DEPARTMENT IS RUNNING THREE DIFFERENT COURSES: M.Sc. IN APPLIED GEOLOGY, AICTE APPROVED M.Tech. COURSE (POST-M.Sc.) IN PETROLEUM GEOLOGY AND ONE YEAR POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA COURSE IN PETROLEUM EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS
  4. ATTRACTIVE COURSE CURRICULUM
  5. HIGHLY IMPRESSIVE PLACEMENT RECORD
  6. CURRICULUM DESIGNED BY THE EXPERTS OF OIL INDUSTRIES AND EDUCATIONAL / RESEARCH INSTITUTES AS PER UGC GUIDELINES
  7. CAMPUS RECRUITMENT BY OIL INDIA LIMITED AND PRIVATE OIL COMPANIES
  8. INTENSIVE FIELD TRAINING
  9. PRESENT FACULTY POSITION : PROFESSOR -3, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR – 4, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR – 5
  10. PART ASSISTANT PROFESSOR- 1
  11. BESIDES THE NORMAL R & D ACTIVITY, THE DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED GEOLOGY IS GIVING MORE EMPHASIS IN THE FIELDS OF:
  12. WATER RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES OF BRAHMAPUTRA BASIN INCLUDING GROUND WATER
  13. BASIN EVALUATION & HYDROCARBON PROSPECT OF THE REGION
  14. ECONOMIC MINERALS (METALLIC & NON-METALLIC) OF THE REGION
  15. GEO-TECTONICS & GEOLOGICAL HAZARDS OF THE REGION
  16. DST-FIST SPONSORED DEPARTMENT (2002-2007 AND 2010-2015; AMOUNT Rs. 37.5 LAKH AND 57.0 LAKH) WITH SOPHISTICATED INSTRUMENTATION AND COMPUTER FACILITIES.
  17. RECEIVED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE OF RUPEES 25.0 LAKH AND 37.0 LAKH UNDER UGC’s DRS (SAP, 2004-2009 & 2011-2016) FOR THE PROJECT ON GEO-RESOURCES APPRAISAL OF ASSAM AND ARUNACHAL PRADESH
  18. received Research grants amounting Rs. 88.83 lacs from DST AGAINST 04 (four) ONGOING projects in 2007.
  19. COMPLETED/ONGOING 20 nos OF MAJOR AND MINOR RESEARCH PROJECTS FUNDED BY OIL, ONGCL, ISRO, UGC, DST, CSIR ETC.
  20. IN RECOGNITION TO THE RESEARCH ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPAREMENT, OIL INDIA LIMITED HAS INSTITUTED A CHAIR OF PROFESSOR NAMED K. D. MALAVIYA CHAIR (KDM) IN 1993 FOR PERSUING RESEARCH RELATED TO PETROLEUM GEO-SCIENCES WITH AN ANNUAL GRANT OF RUPEES 10.0 (TEN) LAKH (WILL BE ENHENCED TO 25.0 LAKH VERY SHORTLY)
  21. SO FAR THE DEPARTMENT HAS PRODUCED 332 M. Tech. AND M. Sc. DEGREE HOLDERS OF WHICH 89% HAVE BEEN GAINFULLY EMPLOYED IN PREMIER INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATIONS LIKE OIL, ONGCL, CIL, GSI, NHPCL, MECL, UCIL ETC. AND IN MULTINATIONAL OIL COMPANIES IN INDIA AND ABROAD APART FROM BEING EMPLYED IN EDUCATIONAL / RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS OF THE COUNTRY
  22. SINCE INCEPTION THE DEPARTMENT HAS PRODUCED 45 Ph.D.s AND 14 REGISTERED SCHOLARS ARE PRESENTLY WORKING
  23. THE DEPARTMENT IS GENERATING FUNDS THROUGH CONSULTANCY SERVICES FROM NHPCL,OIL GEO-ENPRO PETROLEUM LIMITED AND OTHERS
  24. THE FACULTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT HAVE PUBLISHED 200 NATIONAL LEVEL AND 60 INTERNATIONAL LEVEL RESEARCH PAPERS
  25. TWO OF THE FACULTIES ARE THE RECIPIENT OF FULBRIGHT (USA) AND COMMONWEALTH (UK) FELLOWSHIPS FOR POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH

Dr. R.K. Sarmah
Dibrugarh University
Dibrugarh-786 004
Phone No +91 - 0373-2370247 , 9435472004
Email : [email protected]

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