• The Department has research collaborations with a number of national and International institutes like National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Indian Space Research Origination (ISRO) and Bhaba Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Space Application Centre, (SAC), National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA), Australian National University, University of Buffalo, USA, etc.
  • Dr, Shakil Ahmad Romshoo awarded best paper award from the Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS) for the paper titled “Influence of Surface and Vegetation Characteristics on C-band Radar Measurements for Soil Moisture Content”. Journal of Indian Society of Remote Sensing, vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 229-244.
  • Dr, Shakil Ahmad Romshoo awarded best Research award from the International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) for the paper titled “Estimation of biophysical parameters Using Airborne Multi-frequency Polarimetric SAR Data” International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS).
  • Dr. Gh. Jeelani, Sr. Assistant Professor, selected for Fulbright fellowship-2010.
  • The Department Earth Sciences is first of its kind in the country to have established national ice core laboratory with the support of Department of Science and Technology (DST) to study the Himalayan cryosphere for Paleoclimate and Recent changes in the climate.
  • Since its inception in 2000 the department has awarded Twenty (20) PhD/MPhil Degrees.
  • The pass out students of the department are working in various prestigious institutions like Geological Survey of India (GSI), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Universities, Colleges, Higher Education, Geology and Mining, Power Development Corporation, National Hydropower Corporation etc.
  • Dr Irfan Rashid and Dr Reyaz A Dar were selected for "Teach the teachers workshop" held at University of Fribourg, Switzerland, 2016.