About B.Sc. Geology

The Faculty of Applied Sciences offers a 3 year degree program in Geology, which seeks to impart the students an understanding of the evolving earth’s crust and the dynamic geographic landscapes. The course is uniquely designed to provide the students with a curriculum exposure in the fundamental elements of geology such as natural resources, social science, geomorphology and hydrogeology. As a way of providing students with the most enriching exposure of this field, various studies in rock structures and their formation over time through evolution and their impact on the earth's surface are conducted. With our elite league of faculties and expert academic resources we go on to provide our students with the most guided learning experience, which delivers real time education with a practical academic significance. The program follows an impact based teaching methodology which seeks to impart within the students the most contemporary natural phenomena such as volcanoes, earthquakes and floods along with the impact of climatic conditions on the rock structures. The program goes on to focus the development of the students’ career competencies, thus goes on to conduct field works as a way of enhancing their skillsets in surveying, assessing and mapping the earth's surface.


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B.Sc. GeologyProgram Outcomes

Why Study B.Sc. Geology

Geology studies are related to some of the most vital natural elements such as energy, water, mineral resources, climate change and natural disasters. With increasing amount of disasters and the depletion of natural resources, the need for geologists has spiked in the recent decades. Therefore pursuing this program will equip the students with the relevant skill sets to navigate the scope of the industry in geology. The students can also get to work in the sustainability of the earth for the betterment of human welfare.
Environmental consultant

Environmental consultant

An ability to understand the real time issues of the earth and the environment and working towards finding solutions to mitigate the challenges.


An ability to utilise the various forms of technological advancements in the field of geology, and effectively apply for the discovering and the uncovering of new innovations.

Geology Consultant

Geology Consultant

An ability to apply the fundamentals of geology to innovate novel cutting edge developments through the use of experimentations.


An ability to develop an understanding of ethical research practices, and the various geographic regulations and guidelines.

Environmental Biotechnologist

Environmental Biotechnologist

An ability to develop an understanding of the inter-workings of the eco systems and biological organisms within the environment

Duration: 3 years (Semester System)



Constituent College of Parul University


Eligibility Criteria

The candidate shall have passed HSC (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology as Compulsory Subjects) Examination from recognized board subjects


Mode of Admission

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Faculties Offering

Faculty of Applied Sciences (Vadodara Campus), Faculty of Applied Sciences &Research(Ahmedabad Campus)

B.Sc. Geology feesFees


B.Sc. Geology

₹ 30,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

B.Sc. Geology CurriculumCurriculum

Environmental Science

Advanced Computer Applications and Architecture

General Geology

Basic Instrumentation Techniques

Lab-3(General Geology)

Mineral Science


Lab-3(Mineral Science)

Lab-2 (Physics-I)


Communication Skills-I

Lab-2 (Physics-II)


Communication Skills-II

Lab-1 (Chemistry-I)



Lab-1 (Chemistry-II)

Basics of Computer Application




Modern Physics

Electricity and Magnetism

Lab-1 (Physics-V)



Lab-2(Electricity & Magnetism)

Lab-2 (Physics-VI)

Structural Geology


Stratigraphic Principles and Indian Stratigraphy


Geological Field Work-I*

Lab-3 (Paleontology)

Lab-3 (Structural Geology)

Lab-4 (Petrology)

Personality Development and Communication Skills-I

Personality Development and Communication Skills-II


Mineral Economics



Remote Sensing

Exploration and Mining Geology

Environmental Geology

Engineering Geology

Economic Geology


Lab-1 (Hydrogeology)

Lab-1 (Geomorphology)

Lab-2 (Remote Sensing)


Geological Field Work-II*


B.Sc. Geology Curriculum Laboratories


Computer Labs

Equipped with a total of 15 computer laboratories which are strategically designed to provide students with the most vital practical training exposure.


Research and Development Lab

As a way of promoting research in robotics and automation, a specific laboratory has been reserved for research and development where students can constantly engage in practical

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Animal house Animal tissue culture and plant tissue culture labs for high end research

Animal house Animal tissue culture and plant tissue culture labs for high end research

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Rock lab

Rock lab

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Central instrumentation lab for use of sophisticated equipment

Central instrumentation lab for use of sophisticated equipment

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Analysis lab for analysis of bio molecules

Analysis lab for analysis of bio molecules

https://paruluniversity.ac.in/Biochemistry lab for biochemical estimations

Biochemistry lab for biochemical estimations

B.Sc. Geology CurriculumActivities

Expert Talks and Workshops

PU always strives to step foot beyond the regular horizons of academics by conducting workshops, expert talks and counselling. These sessions introduce students to a whole new world of hands on practice and in depth knowledge of the syllabus. In line with this, the students pursuing Geology actively participated in- 1. Expert talk on 'Role of MHC in Immunology' by Dr. Raktim Mukherjee 2. Expert talk on 'Application of Bioinformatics' by Dr. Kiran Patel, Asst.Prof., Charusat University 3. Workshop on Commercial Plant Tissue Culture

Dhoom 2020

Parul University's annual festival is a celebration of cultural diversity and features a platform for students' creative expression. For Applied Science students the platform developed and shaped their interpersonal skills and personal confidence to match the needs of the industry and enhance their employability.

Science Vibe – 2019

The faculty of Applied Science celebrated National Science Day on 15th March, 2019 by organizing Science Vibe event. The event covered various competitions like Working Model Presentation, Poster Presentation, Scientific spot photography, Quiz, Science Game, etc. There were 468 participants from various branches of Parul University.