Centre for Earth Sciences
Indian Institute of Science
Prospective Students

The Centre focuses on interdisciplinary scientific research with the objective of expanding realm of knowledge in basic and applied earth sciences with specific reference to the Indian context and to provide quality education in the area of earth sciences. Broad research themes of interest to the Centre include natural hazards, reconstructing past environment and projections to future, surface processes and mass transport, and geology and environment including ground water pollution, medical geology and anthropogenic effects on the quality of environment.

The Centre for Earth Sciences admits students to M.Tech. (Earth Sciences), M.Sc. (Engg) and Ph.D. programs. The eligibility criteria for these programs are as follows:

M.Sc. (Engg): Bachelor's degree in the field of Engineering or Technology or Master's degree in any branch of Science. The candidates need to possess qualification in CSIR-UGC National Entrance Test for JRF or qualification in GATE. After initial screening based on scores in the above exams, selected candidates will be called for an on-site interview.

Ph.D.: Master's degree in Engineering/Technology with a First Class or Bachelor's degree plus three years M Tech in any branch of Science with a First class. Meritorious candidates with BE/B.Tech in any branch of Engineering or MSc in any branch of Science, could also be considered for direct PhD admission.

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