Ph.D. Geology

The term Geology is derived from a Greek word that  translates as "earth-Logia," and in modern English, it is known as the science that studies the physical structure and substance of the earth, the history of the earth, and the natural outcomes of the earth, which include minerals, metals, and a variety of other substances. Aspirants who got enrolled  into Ph.D. in Geology programs discovered new patches on the earth where new species could be found, and they introduced this world to the treasures of God that were already present on the planet, but we were blind to them. Furthermore, geologists are those who have predicted the earth's quick, tornadoes, and water floods on the earth, among many other forecasts, allowing people to take safety precautions in the event of a natural disaster, such as a hurricane. Despite the fact that geological activities are more efficient in foreign countries, the field of geology is making a comeback in Pakistan, and the younger generation is becoming increasingly interested in discovering the hidden treasures beneath the country's soil.

Core Courses

  • Hydrogeology
  • Environmental Geology
  • Economic Geology
  • Geology and Tectonics of Pakistan
  • Geological Fieldwork
  • Well Logging
  • Engineering Geology
  • Petroleum Geology
  • Geochemistry
  • Sequence Stratigraphy

Eligibility Criteria

  • Masters in Geology with minimum 2.5 CGPA.
  • Passing marks in entry test required by Institute.


In Pakistan, geologists have a lot of options for advancing their careers. The experienced geologists have gained a better understanding of the scope of Ph.D. geology in Pakistan in various departments such as the water and management department, the Hydrology Department, and the seismologist department. The position of posting is determined by your own abilities and experience, as well as the level of your qualification, whether you have a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree. The following positions are available on which one can apply,

  • Senior Exploration Geologist
  • Surface Data Logging Analyst
  • Geology Lab Technician
  • Oil and Gas Companies hires the Geological & Geophysical and Enterprise Risk Management Professionals
  • 2D and 3D seismic data interpretation with the sound structural geology background
  • Survey Design and Processing
  • Inversion and AVO Analysts
  • G&G Experts

Universities Offering Ph.D. Geology in Pakistan

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