Department of Geology

Contact No: +92919216744
Email: geology@uop.edu.pk

Mission

The Department of Geology is one of the leading departments in the field of Earth Sciences in Pakistan both in terms of teaching and academic research. We aim to provide state of the art teaching and research facilities to produce professionally sound graduates at the highest national and international levels of excellence for academic institutions, national and international oil companies and mineral exploration/mining and related organizations.

Vision

Building on the existing strengths, the Department of Geology is bridging a link between the academia and industry through various national and international conferences, seminars and workshops on regular basis. Such kind of link will help in the academic and professional growth of the students and the faculty members of the department. The highly qualified faculty members of the department are engaged in meaningful curriculum assessment and improvement, grant writing, research and professional activities.

Objective

The Department of Geology was established in 1959. Since its establishment the primary function of the Department has been on campus teaching along with research in various fields of Earth Sciences. To foster the student growth we provide high quality learning environment that is rigorous, challenging and professional. Such kind of environment helps in the personal and professional grooming of the students. Currently the Department of Geology is running BS (4years), MS/MPhil and PhDdegree programs. These degree programs are aimed to promote the scientific knowledge about the earth and its mineral resources. To enhance the academic and professional excellence of the students, seminars are frequently arranged where the professionals with higher achievements are invited to deliver lectures. Along with teaching a particular emphasis is given to the field work of geologically significant terrains of the country.