Department of Geology
The Department of Geology, the first of its kind under the SN management was established in 1979. It runs a 3 year undergraduate course in Geology under the guidance of three faculty members, one permanent and two Guest Faculties. All the three are holding Ph.D’s (Geochemistry, Sedimentalogy, and Economic Geology). One Faculty has two PDF in Sedimentology. The department can boast of an array of illustrious and meritorious alumni consisting of eminent scientists and academicians serving in different parts of the globe. It has under its hat several ranks in University examinations right from its inception. For encouraging and promoting scientific research the department has established collaboration (MoU) with the Central Ground Water Board, Kerala Circle. Also for giving students insight into present day Geotechnical Industry and its requirement, it has established collaboration (MoU) with GEONYMS India PVT LTD, Thiruvananthapuram, a Geotechnical Consulting firm. Make in India strategy of Government has increased the requirement of resources, and this requirement of resources has fueled demand for Professional Geologist. Hence the degree course in Geology has now turned out to be the most sought after one.