The Department of Geology, Government College Kottayam offers two academic programmes, M Sc Geology and B Sc Geology. An open course ''Understanding the Earth'' is offered for students of all streams.
The department has post graduate and undergraduate laboratories with modern equipment and facilities. A research lab also functions in the department.
Hostel for boys and girls available
Students of Government College Kottayam are eligible to avail various scholarships awarded by State and Central Governments such as Post Matric Scholarship, Central Sector Scholarship, State Merit Scholarship etc. Details of all scholarships are available at the DCE Scholarship website. All eligible students can also avail fee concessions and stipends as per government norms.
The Career Guidance and Placement Cell coordinates the placement and career guidance activities of various departments. The cell conducts recruitment drives for students in collaboration with industry/other institutions. The cell also conducts career guidance seminars and workshops for students.