Department of Earth Science

Head of the Department

Chachadi Adiveppa G

Year of establishment : 1986
Office Phone : 0832-6519276
Email :

About Us

The department offers courses and research opportunities for advanced study in geology, mineralogy, petrology, remote sensing, GIS, petroleum geology groundwater, environmental mining and statistical geology. Post-graduate programs leading to the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees are offered.

Major facilities include modern teaching aids and research equipment, departmental museum with a large collection of minerals, rocks, ores and fossils, good computing facilities and internet connection.


Time Table 2015-16 

Academic programmes leading to a Degree / Diploma / Certificate :

Programme Intake
M.Sc. in GeologySyllabus -


Name Designation Areas of Interest
Chachadi Adiveppa GProfessorGround Water and Environmental Geology, Exploration Geophysics.
Kotha MahenderProfessorSedimentology, Petroleum Geology, GIS & Remote Sensing
Viegas Anthony Arthur A.Associate Professor.
Vishwanath T.AAssociate Professor.