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Welcome to the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Kashmir, Srinagar. We invite you to explore our website and the department, whether you are considering to apply to our post graduate programs, interested in our research or consultancy, or would just like to know more about us.

In December 1999, the Department of Earth Sciences (formerly known as Department of Geology and Geophysics) was created and in 2001 we got the first batch of students for M Sc Applied Geology program. In 2004 the department has started PG Diploma in Remote Sensing and GIS. In 2010 the department started M Sc in Geoinformatics. The Department of Earth Sciences offers outstanding disciplinary and interdisciplinary education, running two Post Graduate courses in Applied Geology and Geoinformatics. We give more emphasison field work and laboratory experiments with vibrant interactions between faculty and students. We expand experiential learning opportunities for our students through field courses and field trips in different parts of the Country and the Himalaya.

We have many broad and overlapping areas of research focus including the solid earth, surface processes, hydrology,cryosphere, atmosphere, etc.Most of the research carried out at the Department of Earth Sciences has tremendous societal applications. We have maintained extensive research collaborations with Local, National and International Agencies/ Institutions/ Universities.Our students are highly recruited with excellent placement by educational and research institutions, government agencies, and private sector.

We are committed to quality education, research and public service.

Ghulam Jeelani,

Professor and Head

Department of Earth Sciences

University of Kashmir

Hazratbal, Srinagar



Prof. Ghulam Jeelani
Head Of Department