Geology

1.

Name of the department

:

Geology

 

2.

Year of Establishment

:

1978

 

3.

Names of   Programmes / Courses offered                   (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated Masters; Integrated Ph.D., etc.)

:

B.Sc.,

 

 

 

4.

Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments/units involved

:

1. Environmental Studies

2. Professional Ethics

 

 

5.

Annual/ semester/choice based credit system (programme wise)

:

III year – Annual

II, I Years - CBCS

 

 

6.

Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments

:

SADHANA

 

 

7.

Courses in collaboration with other universities, industries, foreign institutions, etc.

:

Dr. B. R.A.O. University

 

 

8.

Details of courses/programmes discontinued                       (if any) with reasons

:

Nil

 

 

9.

Number of Teaching posts

:

02

 

 

 

Sanctioned

Filled

Professors

---

---

Associate Professors

2

2

Asst. Professors

---

---

 

 

10.

Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, specialization, (D.Sc./D.Litt./Ph.D. / M. Phil. etc.,)

:

 

 

 

 

Sl. No.

Name

Qualification

Designation

Specialization

No. of Years of Experience

1

Sri S. Ravi Kumar

M.Sc., M.Phil.,

Associate Professor

Hydro Geology

36 years

2

Sri K. Rajendra Rao

M.Sc., M.Phil.,

 

Associate Professor

Hydro Geology

35 years

 

 

11.

List of senior visiting faculty

:

Prof. A. Subrahmanyam

 

12.

Percentage of lectures delivered and practical classes handled(programme wise) by temporary faculty

:

---

 

 

13.

Student -Teacher Ratio (programme wise)

:

70 : 2

 

14.

Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff; sanctioned and filled

:

1

 

 

15.

Qualifications of teaching faculty with DSc/ D.Litt/ Ph.D/ MPhil / PG.

:

M.Phil – 2

 

 

16.

Number of faculty with ongoing projects from                     a) National b) International funding agencies and grants received c) Management sponsored

:

Management Support - 02

 

 

 

17.

Departmental projects funded by DST - FIST; UGC, DBT, ICSSR, etc. and total grants received

:

---

 

 

18.

Research Centre /facility recognized by the University

:

---

 

19.

Publications

:

 

 

a) Publication per faculty

:

 

 

* Number of papers published in peer reviewed

   journals (national / international) by faculty and

   students

:

International - 02

 

 

 

* Number of publications listed in International

 Database (For Eg: Web  of Science, Scopus,

 Humanities International Complete, Dare  

  Database - International Social Sciences

 Directory, EBSCO host, etc.)

:

---

 

 

 

 

 

*   Monographs

:

 

 

*  Chapter in Books

:

2 books

 

*  Books Edited

:

1

 

* Books with ISBN/ISSN numbers  with details of

  publishers

:

---

 

 

* Citation Index

:

---

 

* SNIP

:

---

 

* SJR

:

---

* Impact factor

:

---

 

* h-index

:

---

 

20.

Areas of consultancy and income generated

:

1. Ground Water

 

21.

Faculty as members in

 

 

 

 

  1. National committees b) International Committees c) Editorial Boards …

:

01 – S. Ravi Kumar, Editor, APOSS Books

22.

Student projects

 

 

 

  1. Percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter departmental/programme

:

100 %

 

 

 

  1. Percentage of students placed for projects in organizations outside the institution i.e.in Research laboratories/Industry/ other agencies

:

---

 

23.

Awards / Recognitions received by faculty and students

:

1. Sri Prasdaraya  

    Kulapathi Award –          

    S. Ravi Kumar

2. A.P.S. Meritorious

    Teacher Award

3. Dr. A. Subrahmanyam,

    State Best Teacher

    Award-2009

 

24.

List of eminent academicians and scientists / visitors to the department

:

Available (Register)

 

 

List of Eminent academicians

Sl. No.

Date

Name of the Topic

Name

1.

22-07-2009

Solar Eclipse

Prof. Dr. P.V.G. Krishna Murthy, Former H.O.D. Physics, A.N.U.

2.

02-02-2010

Career Opportunities in Geology

Sri N. Srinivasa Rao,

H.O.D. Geology, P.B.N. College, Nidubrole

3.

31-08-2010

Water Quality and its applications

Prof. Dr. N. Subba Rao, Ph.D.

Dept. of Geology, A.U. Waltair

4.

20-12-2010

Genesis and occurrence of micro diamonds and (or) “Diamonds”

Ram babu. ISM, Dhanbad, Jharkhand

5.

24-11-2011

Identification of “Gem Stones”

P.J. Joseph

6.

25-11-2011

Gemology – Applications

S. Srinu

7.

07-11-2012

Basic Principles of “Crystallography”

K. Naresh, Geologist,

O.N.G.C.- Assam

8.

04-01-2013

Identification of Crystals

Prof. Dr. A. Subrahmanyam,

Civil Engineer Department

Sl. No.

Date

Name of the Topic

Name

9.

14-12-2013

Geo Informatics for Geological Studies

Dr. P. Venkateswarlu,

Reader & H.O.D. V.R.S. & Y.R.N. College, Chirala

10.

18-01-2014

Career in Geo Sciences & Hydrogeology

S. Ram Babu,

Assistant Manager,

Geology Coal India Limited.

11.

20-01-2014

Presentation of Copper & Manganese Exploration and Mining

Th. Siva Nageswara Rao,

(ZAMBIA) LUSKA,

AFRICA

12.

25-10-2014

Ground Water – Geophysical Prospecting

G. Babu Rao,

Assistant Professor, KITS Engineering College

13.

08-12-2014

Water Resources

N. Srinivasa Rao,

H.O.D. Geology, P.B.N. College, Nidubrolu

14.

28-09-2015

FAULTS – Important Major Structures

A. Venkatesh, KITS College

15.

15-10-2015

“Oil bearing basins of South India”

R.S.S. Sravan Kumar,

J.R.F. Fuel Geology Labs,

B.H.U., Varanasi

 

 

25.

Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops organized & the source of funding

:

 

 

 

  1. National

:

---

 

  1. International

:

---

 

26.

Student profile programme/course wise:

:

 

 

 Name of the Course/programme (refer question no. 4)

Applications received

(per year)

Selected

Enrolled

Pass percentage

 

*M

*F

 

B.Sc., (G.P.C.)

33

31

22

9

100%

 

 

27.

 

Diversity of Students

 

:

 

 

                 

 

Name of the Course

% of students from the same state

% of students from other States

% of students from abroad

B.Sc.,

100%

---

---

 

 

 

 

 

28.

How many students have cleared national and state competitive examinations such as NET, SLET, GATE, Civil services, Defense services, etc.?

:

03

 

 

 

29.

Student progression

:

 

 

Student progression

Against % enrolled

 

 

UG to PG

More 60%

 

 

PG to M.Phil.

 

 

 

PG to Ph.D.

0 – 5

 

 

Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral

 

 

 

Employed

  • Campus selection
  • Other than campus recruitment

 

03

25

 

 

Entrepreneurship/Self-employment

 

 

             

 

Job Occupation

1.

K.M.R. Pramod

 

M. Purnachandra Rao

M.Sc., 2008

 

2008

Sr. Geologist

 

Mineral Exploration Corporation of India

2.

M. Purnachandra Rao

2008

Mineral Exploration Corporation of India

3.

I. Madhu Babu

2011

Mineral Exploration Corporation of India

4.

S. Ram Babu

2009

Coal India Limited

5.

Ch. Anjaneyulu

2008

A.P. Mineral & Geology

6.

K. Kalyani

2008

A.P. Mineral & Geology

7.

K. Anjaneyulu

2008

Geologist Management, Nalgonda

8.

Kolluri Hanumantha Rao

2007

Geologist Surya Mines, Cheemakurthi

9.

Abdul Raheem Shaik

2008

Geologist, Saudi Arabia

10.

P. Venkata Rao

2008

Operational Manager in Geology, SEW Trident Global, Indonesia

11.

Gajula Naga Raju

2008

Geologist – Hindustan Zincs Limited, Rajasthan

12.

Varun Nehru

2009

Logging Geologist Weather Ford, Saudi Arabia

13.

T. Siva Nageswara Rao

2008

Geologist, SEW Trident Pvt. Ltd., Zambia

14.

K. Naresh

M.Sc.

2008

1. NET

2. Geologist, ONGC Association

15.

G. Deepak Kumar

2009

Kuwait (Saudi)

16.

K. Nagaruna Reddy

2011

Geologist, Southern Engineering Works Trident, Zambia

17.

A. Venkatesh

2012

Assistant Professor, KITS Engineering College, V. Cherukuru

18.

K. Devanathan

2012

Geologist, Mysore Gold (M.N.C.) – NET

19.

N. Abhilash

2012

Geologist, Mysore Gold (M.N.C.) – NET

20.

R.S.S.S. Kumar

2012

NET – GATE – Geologist – ONGC

21.

H. Naveen Kumar

2013

GATE – NET – Geologist, Coal India Limited

22.

G. Leela Siva Prasad

2009

Geologist – Oil Logging Infotech

23.

Y.S.N. Tapasya

2009

NET – Project Officer – IIT, Hyderabad

24.

B. Srinivasa Rao

2009

Royalary Inspector, A.P. Mines & Geology

25.

B. Bhaskar

2007 (M.Sc.

2009)

Geologist – JUMRO Mining Limited-MEYRS

STATEMENT SHOWING JKC TRAINEES SELECTED FOR VARIOUS MNCs FROM  2007-08 to 2015-16

 

S.No.

Name of the Student

Group

Year of Training

Name of the Company Selected for

1

B.Srinivasa Rao

B.Sc (GPC)

2007-08

Infosys

2

K.Ravi Raja

B.Sc (GPC)

2012-13

Eureka Forbes

3

P.Puspa Yadav

B.Sc (GPC)

2014-15

ILM

 

30.

Details of Infrastructural facilities

 

 

  1. Library

:

Available

 

  1. Internet facilities for Staff & Students

:

yes

 

  1. Class rooms with ICT facility

:

01

 

  1. Laboratories

:

02 + 01 Museum

 

31.

Number of students receiving financial assistance from college, university, government or other agencies

:

80%

 

 

 

32.

Details on student enrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops / seminar) with external experts

:

Available

List enclosed

 

List of Eminent academicians

Sl. No.

Date

Name of the Topic

Name

1.

22-07-2009

Solar Eclipse

Prof. Dr. P.V.G. Krishna Murthy, Former H.O.D. Physics, A.N.U.

2.

02-02-2010

Career Opportunities in Geology

Sri N. Srinivasa Rao,

H.O.D. Geology, P.B.N. College, Nidubrole

3.

31-08-2010

Water Quality and its applications

Prof. Dr. N. Subba Rao, Ph.D.

Dept. of Geology, A.U. Waltair

4.

20-12-2010

Genesis and occurrence of micro diamonds and (or) “Diamonds”

Ram babu. ISM, Dhanbad, Jharkhand

5.

24-11-2011

Identification of “Gem Stones”

P.J. Joseph

6.

25-11-2011

Gemology – Applications

S. Srinu

7.

07-11-2012

Basic Principles of “Crystallography”

K. Naresh, Geologist,

O.N.G.C.- Assam

8.

04-01-2013

Identification of Crystals

Prof. Dr. A. Subrahmanyam,

Civil Engineer Department

9.

14-12-2013

Geo Informatics for Geological Studies

Dr. P. Venkateswarlu,

Reader & H.O.D. V.R.S. & Y.R.N. College, Chirala

Sl. No.

Date

Name of the Topic

Name

10.

18-01-2014

Career in Geo Sciences & Hydrogeology

S. Ram Babu,

Assistant Manager,

Geology Coal India Limited.

11.

20-01-2014

Presentation of Copper & Manganese Exploration and Mining

Th. Siva Nageswara Rao,

(ZAMBIA) LUSKA,

AFRICA

12.

25-10-2014

Ground Water – Geophysical Prospecting

G. Babu Rao,

Assistant Professor, KITS Engineering College

13.

08-12-2014

Water Resources

N. Srinivasa Rao,

H.O.D. Geology, P.B.N. College, Nidubrolu

14.

28-09-2015

FAULTS – Important Major Structures

A. Venkatesh, KITS College

15.

15-10-2015

“Oil bearing basins of South India”

R.S.S. Sravan Kumar,

J.R.F. Fuel Geology Labs,

B.H.U., Varanasi

 

 

33.

Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning

:

PPT, Audio Visual, OHPS

 

 

34.

Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities

:

Red Ribbon Club

 

 

35.

SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans

:

 

 

 

Strengths

:

1. Best Museum, 2. Library Collection 3. Best faculty, 4. Students intake

Weakness

:

1. Decreasing quality of students, 2. Lack updated syllabus

Opportunities

:

1. Recent developments in technology, 2. Only two colleges are offering this Geology combination, 3. Good number employment opportunities.

Challenges

:

1. Changes in attitudes of students about Geology courses, 2. CBCS system

Future plans

:

  • To start M.Sc., Geology
  • Planning to start Maths,Comp,Geology combination

 

Staff in Geology
S.No. Name Designation Qualification
1 K. Rajendra Rao Lecturer M.Sc. M.Phil.
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