The Department of Geology was established in the 1990-91.The Departmental has seven faculty members. Besides running M.Sc Applied Geology, M.Tech Applied Geology (5 years Integrated Course) program, the Department undertakes PhD Program in different specializations. The Department has had a funding of about Rs. 10 million through numerous research projects sanctioned by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi, the University Grant Commission, New Delhi and University funding. The Department has also been given a grant of Rs. 25 lac under the FIST program of the DST.
Since its inception the Department has grown up steadily and has now achieved almost 100% placement of students in Government Departments / Institutions such as Geological Survey of India, Central Ground Water Board, NHPC, State Mineral Exploration Departments; Universities / Colleges; Research Institutions such as Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow, NIO, Goa, Center for Antarctic and Ocean Research, Goa. National Corporations & MNCs’ such as ONGC, OIL, Hindustan Zinc Ltd Schlumberger, Fugro, Energy infra-tech Pvt Ltd , Cengers Geo-Tech Ltd, Planman ITES, Pan India Ltd, Reliance Energy, , Jubilant Enpro, GT, Kampsax, Cairn Energy, RITES, InfoTech, Tullow Pvt Ltd, Shiv- vani Universal etc. and NGOs.