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The Department of Geology was established in the year 1988. at the start Surinder Singh Khajuria was
appointed on Adhoc basis. After two months Dr. Yash Pal Kundan was posted as permanent Professor.
The department remains committed towards its mission, which is twofold. One is to provide students with the fundamental knowledge and  skills in the field of geology required for a fulfilling career. The other goal is to create and disseminate knowledge to improve education and practice.


Undergraduate Programme

The department offers an subjet combination of Geology with other subjects of other streams. Courses such as Tectonics, Geomorphology, Petrology, Stratigraphy, Mineralogy, Economic Geology, Structure Geology & Palaeatology are introduced during the 3 year Undergraduate Degree Programme.
The admission Strength of first year remains between 50-100. At present first year has a enrollment of 75 students, second year has 20 students and third (final) year has a strength of 10 students.

Postgraduate Programmes

Currently no P.G Programme is offered by the department. But very soon MCA Programme will be commenced by the department.

Dr. Sukh Chan Sharma
Professor & HOD
Department of Geology
Govt. Degree College
Kathua, J&K, India.
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