Geology is the branch of science that deals with the study of the earth, its environment, history, minerals etc. Geology is a science that is interested in how the land got into the shape it did. It is mostly about what the ground is made up of from a natural perspective, what kind of rocks it contains and how those rocks or layers of rocks got there.



Skill Set


  • Willing to work extremely hard
  • Have a high degree of perseverance
  • Logical and critical thinking
  • Love to travel in different countries
  • Adventurous
  • Good communication skills
  • Report-writing skills





  • Geophysics
  • Hydrogeology
  • Geochemistry
  • Oceanography
  • Seismology
  • Mineralogy and many more….
  • Marine Geology
  • Petrology
  • Sedimentary Geology
  • Structural Geology
  • Palaeontology



Top Colleges



Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP

Course: B.Sc (Hons.) Geology

Eligibility: At least 55% marks in aggregate of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics.

Admission Mode Through Admission Test.



Delhi University, Delhi

Course B.Sc (Hons.) Geology

Eligibility PCM & PCB

Admission Mode Marks Based


Colleges under Delhi University

•          Hans Raj College

•          Ram LalAnand College



St Xavier’s, Mumbai


  • Life Science + Chemistry + Geology
  • Physics + Chemistry + Geology
  • Physics + Maths + Geology

Eligibility: 10+2 Passed with PCM

Admission Mode: Marks Based



Fergusson College, Pune

Course: B.Sc. in Geology

Eligibility: Passed 10+2 with PCM/PCB

Admission Mode: Marks Based



Panjab University, Chandigarh

Course: B.Sc. in Geology (Honours)

Eligibility: 10+2 with 50% and PCM/B

Admission Mode: PU CET-(U.G.) + Academic performance, Weightage given 75-25%



Presidency University, Kolkata

Course: B.Sc. in Geology

Eligibility: 10+2 with 50% and PCM/B

Admission Mode: Subject-wise Merit List (Provisional) of PUBDET



Ravenshaw University, Odisha

Course: B.Sc.(Hons.) In Geology

Eligibility: 12th pass out with PCB/PCM

Admission Mode Marks based



Bundelkhand University, Jhansi

Course: B.Sc. Gelology (Hons.)

Eligibility: 10+2 Science with 45% in aggregate

Admission Mode: Marks based



Government Dungar Collage, Bikaner


•          Physics, Mathematics, Geology

•          Physics, Chemistry, Geology

•          Chemistry, Botany, Geology (CBG)

•          Chemistry, Zoology, Geology

Eligibility: 12th pass out with PCB/PCM

Admission Mode: Marks based




Job Prospects


  •        Geological Survey of India (GSI)
  •       Central Ground Water Board (CGWB)
  •       Directorate of Geology and Mining (DGM)
  •       Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM)
  •       Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
  •       Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
  •       National Geophysical Institute (NGRI)
  •       Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun
  •       Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
  •       Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC)
  •       National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC)
  •       National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
  •       Minerals and Metals Trading Corporation (MMTC)
  •       National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA)
  •       State Mining Corporation (SMC)
  •      National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC)
  •      Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL
  •     Theri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC)





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