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Course of Study for Master of Science in Geology (M.Sc Geology) meets the contemporary needs of our country Nepal as well as it is at par with the international standards.The main aim of the Course is to create professionals having in-depth knowledge and skills in the field of geology. Apart from it, the Course also aims at producing specialists able to follow integrated and multi-disciplinary approaches in their profession.
After the completion of the M.Sc. course in geology, the students will be qualified as geologists with specialization in either of the following fields:
In Central department and constituent campuses of Tribhuvan University; out of total available seats 80% seats will be filled from free competition and 20% from reserved (inclusive) category.
Students who want to compete from proportional representation category must fulfilled following criteria.
If any seats remain vacant in the inclusive/reserved category; remaining seats will be fulfilled from the merit list of free competition.
Eligibility for Admission
The candidates who have passed the B.Sc. course in Geology from the Tribhuvan University or the B.Sc. course in Geology from any other equivalent universities or institutions shall be considered eligible for admission to the M.Sc. course in Geology. They should have also attended the prescribed geological field training at the B.Sc. level.
The applicants will have to appear in an entrance examination of two hours’ duration conducted by the Central Department of Geology. An applicant who fails to appear in the Entrance Examination or fails to obtain a minimum qualifying score will not be allowed admission. A merit list of the qualified applicants will be prepared based on the percentage of marks in their B. Sc. Examination (20%) and the marks obtained by them in the Entrance Examination (80%).
Admission of the students will be based strictly on the merit list and the enrollment capacity of the Central Department of Geology.
Duration of the program
Four semesters completed in two academic years. A student should complete the course within 5 years. The candidate shall have to select in the First Semester one Specialization Course including corresponding practical as well as a compulsory field work and dissertation.
Hours of Instruction and credit calculation
Working days: 90 days per semester
Total credits: 80
Full Marks: 2000
Fee and Structure:
Fee structure will be according to Department rule but present-day fee is;
In the M.Sc. Geology, the students can choose specialization in
(a) Applied Geology or
(b) Mineral Resources and Mining Geology or
They will be able to carry out the professional work, research, and/or advanced studies independently in their respective fields.MSC I Year Curriculum (Full Marks=500)
MSC II Year Curriculum (Full Marks=500)
Specialization: Engineering Geology
Specialization: Exploration and Mining Geology