P.G. Diploma

P.G. Diploma in Seismic Studies, Geotechnology and Disaster Management

P.G. Diploma in Seismic studies, Geotechnology and Disaster Management is started under the Innovative Programme of U.G.C. New Delhi. UGC has sanction Rs. 36.50 lakh for equipments and recurring expenditure.

Name of the Course : P. G. DIPLOMA IN SEISMIC STUDIES, GEOTECHNOLOGY AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT (Sponsored by University Grants Commission, New Delhi.)

Duration : Two Years

Eligibility : B.Sc. (Preference will be given to students with Geology / Physics at B.Sc. level)

Intake Capacity : 20 (5 seats reserved for sponsored candidates of organizations)

Reservations : As per Govt. of Maharashtra

Fee Structure : As per the norms of Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded. For granted P.G. Courses

Objectives of the Course

  1. To generate the highly trained and motivated experts in Geotechnical assessment for seismic activity.

  2. To generate the manpower which will assist the Government authorities in formulation of strategies to prevent or reduce the damage caused to life and property.

  3. To generate manpower which will help the government construction/building technology, so as to minimize the losses in various aspects in seismicity prone areas.

  4. For the development of seismic design methodologies for constructions specific our country.

  5. To create the awareness about natural disasters like earthquake and community education so as to equip the common man to face the natural calamities.

  6. To find the solutions for consequences of natural disasters, analysis of disaster impact in different socio-economic conditions.

  7. Development of seismic retrofitting technologies and technology verifications on full scale models for Indian construction typologies.

Highlights of the course

  1. Well-equipped laboratories with following major advanced equipments Broadband digital seismograph, Magnetometer, Gravimeter, DSS-Resistivitymeter.
  2. Highly qualified and experienced teaching faculty.
  3. Guest faculty from GSI, NGRI,IITs, MRSAC, and Universities
  4. Library with rich collection of books and research journals.
  5. Institution with highly academic ambience with natural surroundings.
  6. Broadband internet connectivity to main observatories in India.
  7. A large campus with adequate field training and experimentation facilities.

The man-power generated will have placements in various government agencies, local bodies, public sector undertakings and multinationals, which deal in developing technologies for earthquake disaster mitigation, construction, oil and mineral exploration sectors. The students will be consultants as advisers and designers for construction industry. The students will have placement potential in field of Disaster Management which have gained national and inter-national significance recently the common sectors are-

  1. Mining Industries
  2. Seismcity monitoring agencies
  3. Building and construction sectors
  4. Petroleum and Natural Gas Exploration
  5. Geo-Services multi-nationals
  6. Geological research and development organizations
  7. Town planning and Municipal Corporations Govt., Semi-govt. Departments.
  8. Govt., Semi-govt. Departments.