• Eligibility- Minimum 50%marks in graduation with physics and mathematics as their subject and one of chemistry, computer science, statistics, and geology as their combination.
  • Procedure-Admission is made through All India Entrance Test (PET) conducted by BHU every year.

Academic Calendar:

The course is spread in 6 semesters, odd semester runs from July to November and even semesters from December to April. At the end of every odd semester students are exposed to Geophysical field training and Excursion tour. During the academic calendar industrial Interaction and exposure is regularly provided to students.

Head Desk:

Department of Geophysics, Banaras Hindu University offers M.Sc. (Tech.) program covering needs of the industries. The rigorous academics and regular department-industry partnership help to prepare our students to keep pace with the changing times. The teaching program is backed by competent faculty members besides high quality academic infrastructure, which enables our students to be flexible enough to adapt and to come out with best possible solutions even in the most difficult situations. The faculty and students always strive hard to maintain its position of leadership in the various fields of Geophysics.
A large number of organizations have enjoyed lasting and fruitful relationship with us through the campus placement, which makes it evident that our alumni do deliver the best, with unmatched professional enthusiasm, to the companies/organizations they join. Our students have been selected by leading national and multinational companies/organizations.
It gives me pleasure to invite you for the Campus Placement program and welcome you to the Department of Geophysics. We have an unparallel bouquet of talent pool to recruit from. Besides academics,  our  students  are  young,  energetic  &  dynamic  and  are  capable  of  thinking unconventionally to tackle any problem and deliver the best so as to prove to be an asset for your organization, besides enhancing the reputation of their alma mater. I hope through the campus recruitment process, both the recruiting organizations and our students to find the best match between their needs, capabilities and expectations.

Research Activities:

Running Research Programmes are:

Research Projects sponsored by DST ,New Delhi

  1. Interfluvestratigraphy of Ganga Plains
  2. Climatic Impacts on Sugarcane
  3. Indian summer Monsoon Rainfall
    Consultancy Projects For Ground Water Exploration
    1. Hindustan Coca-Cola Pvt. Ltd.
    2. U. P. Jal Nidhi Project
    3. India Reserve Vahini, UP
    4. L.B.S.  Airport Authority Of India, Varanasi
    Agro-Met Advisory Services
    Collaborative Programmes ( Maintained by IMD, New Delhi )
    1. Seismological Observatory
    2. Meteorological Observatory
    3. Ozone Unit


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