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Brief History

Along with the establishment of the College, the Department of Geology, came into existence in the year 1992-93. Since the inception of the College Geology as a core/Hons. subject was taught in the intermediate classes as per the syllabus framed by the Utkal University. This Department with facilities for Geology teaching at +3 Science (Pass) level. The status of Department offering Geology as a pass subject at the first degree level is elevated w.e.f 2012-13 to a full fledged Department Of Geology with Hons. teaching facilities. This department is offering geology as hons. and pass subject for semester pattern and as core and generic elective for choice based credit system pattern.
Programme offered
B.Sc. (Geology Hons.)
Inter disciplinary courses
Physics, Chemistry,Computer Science, Electronics, Geography
Intake Capacity (Students)

Faculty Profile
(including teaching, non-teaching & technical staff)

Prof. Susanta Ku. Samal
Prof. Ms. Ankita Mahapatra
Mr. Damodar Prusty

Remarkable Achievements

  1. Though it is a newly formed department the first batch of honours students passed in 2012. Among 16 students, two are doing M.Sc in BHU, four are in Annamalai University, one in Pondichery University, and two are in Central University of Karnatak , one in Ravenshaw University, one in Sagar University etc.


Name Qualification/Position
Biswaranjan Jena
Suravi Subharajita
Susant Kumar Behera
Manas Ranjan Suna
Rajat Kumar Mohapatra
Silu Khuntia
Debendra Rout
Deepak Patra
Yasmin Begum
Kishan Kumar Jena