Ph.D. Geosciences

In Ph.D. Geosciences, You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the Earth's origin, as well as an understanding of the major concerns related with environmental change, natural resources, and development prospects (sustainable or otherwise). Additionally, students get actual field skills in the major geosciences techniques, such as mapping, field geology, remote sensing, and geographic information systems (GIS), which they can apply to their study and future careers. This program emphasizes the multidisciplinary aspect of earth sciences by providing you with the ability to specialize in the areas that interest you the most through your choice of optional courses and your final year research project, which you will complete in your final year.

Core Courses

  • Geology of Pakistan
  • Stratigraphy of Pakistan
  • Micropaleontology & Biostratigraphy
  • Economic Geology
  • Engineering Geology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Research Methodology
  • Geochemical Exploration Technique
  • Seismic Stratigraphy

Eligibility Criteria

  • MS in Geosciences with minimum 2.5 CGPA from HEC recognized Institute.
  • Passing marks in entry test.


Ph.D. in Geosciences includes a strong practical emphasis on earth science, geology, and geographic information systems (GIS), allowing you to upskill and future-proof your professional career. As a result of this degree, you will have a better understanding of the composition, structure, and natural geological systems of our planet, as well as abilities in managing the earth’s resources to ensure that they continue to contribute to our socio-economic well-being in the future. Exploring the variety of Earth’s resources — from volcanic rocks to renewable energy sources, soils, oceans, and the atmosphere — is the focus of geoscience, which is both intriguing and dynamic. There is a high demand for professional geologists in today’s society. Geoscience degree jobs may be located in the field, laboratory or office and  sometimes in a combination of the three. Possible employment opportunities include positions in:

  • Environmental consulting
  • Geotechnical consulting
  • Geophysical consulting
  • The petroleum and natural gas industry
  • The mining industry
  • Federal agencies
  • State and local agencies

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