About the Department:
The Department of Geology of North Bank College, established in the year 2016, is one of the newest departments in the whole of North East India to start Degree Courses in Geology.The Geology Department of North Bank College, Lakhimpur District, is the only department in the Northern bank of Brahmaputra of Assam offering undergraduate core and generic courses in Geology. In fact, it is one out of five such departments affiliated to Dibrugarh University at present. It admits about 20 students annually in its B.Sc. program.
The Department of Geology of North Bank College seeks to provide the students with a strong theoretical and practical foundation to enable them to pursue higher studies and which ultimately helps students in securing careers in the diverse field of Earth sciences with employment opportunities in geological survey institutes, oil and gas industries, engineering projects, mining sector, scientific research and academic career in Earth Sciences.
Students of this department have progressed to reputed State and Central Universities of India for higher studies.Departmental e-mail ID:email@example.com
The Department of Geology envisions becoming a leading institution for higher education and research in the field of geology in Assam, known for its excellence in academic and research activities, and for the generation of new knowledge and innovation. The department aims to achieve this by focusing on the following key areas:: TDC Science (Core and Generic)
The department strives to provide best-class education to its students at the graduate level, with a strong emphasis on fundamentals, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. The curriculum is regularly updated to keep up with the latest developments in the field, and the teaching methods are continuously reviewed and improved to ensure that students receive the best possible education.
The Department of Geology envisions becoming a leading institution for higher education and research in the field of geology in Assam, known for its excellence in academic and research activities, and for the generation of new knowledge and innovation. The department aims to achieve this by focusing on the following key areas:
Ø To provide high-quality education in geology at the graduate level and to promote academic excellence among students.
Ø To offer different seminar programs and provide necessary facilities and supervision for aspiring students in diverse branches of geology such as igneous and metamorphic petrology, structural geology, sedimentology, coal geology, hydrogeology, petroleum geology, economic geology, etc.
Ø Providing field activities in different geological fields, with a focus on both basic and applied education that addresses important societal and environmental issues.
Ø To provide students with access to modern laboratory equipment, specimen collections, and lab facilities, and offer opportunities for field studies to gather knowledge about the local areas.
Ø To create a geological database of North East India, which is yet to be explored at large, and contribute to the advancement of geological knowledge in the region.
The departmental infrastructure and resources include departmental library, smart class-room, laboratories with a large stockpile of samples of rocks, minerals, fossils, petrological microscopes, ore microscopes, and other equipment like brunton and clinometer compass, portable-GPS, pocket stereoscopes, hammers, surveying equipment, geological time scale, world’s map etc.
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|A popular talk on "Flood with respect to Geological setup of Lakhimpur and Dhemaji District".
|A Class taken by the senior geologist Dr. Bhashab nandan Mahanta, of GSI at GSI head office , Shillong
|Celebrate Biswakarma puja for the first time in the department
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