About Department of Geology

Department of Geology was established in the year 2012 with the aim of imparting quality education and training to the young students who has shown keen interest in the subject of Earth Science. The department of higher education have introduced the subject and in the same year 41 students had enrolled with the department as the department was working in a makeshift classrooms and laboratory with only a single faculty, subsequently the department has increased its enrollment and in current session 2016-17. The number of students enrolled with the department is more than 550 and to impart quality education the department has engaged 3 contractual lecturers appointed by the nodal agency. The department arranges field trips / workshops / seminars in time to time for the students to increase their knowledge and skills, as the subject is job oriented in both government and private sector.

Interaction of Topmost Geologist’s with the Geology students of G.D.C Kargil

A team led by Prof. G.M Bhat (Rector, Bhaderwah Campus,University of Jammu) along with Dr. Paul Denton (British Geological Society), Dr. Yudhvir Singh (Department of Geology, University of Jammu) visited GDC, Kargil where college Principal Dr. Amina Quari welcomed the team. Dr. Quari while addressing the gathering expressed her pleasure to welcome the distinguish scientist in the college. On this occasion, Dr. Paul Denton presented a power point presentation On “Seismology” to the students in which he explained how geological activities take place which was followed by a demonstration about the Earthquake and its impact on Kargil.

1.First and foremost aim is to instigate quality learning and teaching process in the field of Geology.
2To make students familiarize with Geological concepts, terms and phenomenon by making use of practical teachings.
3.To motivate students to undertake Geology as their subject in PG courses.

Name of Staff Designation cell No. E-Mail
01 Prof. Saleem Ahmad Sr. Assistant Professor 9469633924
02 Mr. Rouf Ahmad Dar Assistant Lecturer 9469463959
03 Mr. Sheikh Mudasir ul Islam Assistant Lecturer 9906787460
04 Mr. Mohd Ali Wazir Assistant Lecturer 9469176474
05 Mr. Ghulam Abbas Lab Assistant 9469737363
05 Mr. Mohsin Ali Lab. Barrier 9469176417

Saleem Ahmad

Designation: Sr. Assistant Professor

Basic Qualification: NET/JRF in 2007 Pursuing PhD in the Department of Geology University of Jammu.

Specialization: Coal and Petroleum

Rouf Ahmad Dar

Designation: Assistant Lecturer

Basic Qualification: Hydrogeology


Submitted abstract in 9th JK Science congress under the heading “contribution of Sheshram Glacier to the East Lidder watershed”.

Having work experience in National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Hyderabad.

Sheikh Mudasir ul Islam

Designation:Assistant Lecturer

Structural Geology

Received the certificate of basic geological Mapping by GSI training institute Sukinda, Orissa, India.

Mohd Ali Wazir

Designation: Assistant Lecturer

Basic Qualification:Paleontology and Stratigraphy

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