The State of Chhattisgarh possesses rich mineral wealth of rock and mineral resources. A scientific and systematic exploration of available rocks and minerals require a centre of higher learning. With these aims and objectives the Department of Geology was established in 1956 under the founder head Dr Mukul Ghosh. In its long journey of sixty one years, the department has flourished and is now self reliant. It was initiated with meager means, but now processes latest and sophisticated instruments and equipments, Computers and software, Geological museum having rare American Rocks, Minerals and Fossils(Ward’s Collection), P.G. library having 4,000 books including rare Journals, memoirs and reports of Geological Survey of India etc. The Post Graduate classes initiated in 1967, and in 1984, the department got registered as recognized Research Centre of Pt Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur. Many research scholars got Ph.D. from this centre. Presently one student is registered for Ph.D.


This department has a unique feather in its cap with the maximum placement of the students at departments of National, State repute, MNCs, own entrepreneurships.

HOD Detail :- Presently Dr. S. S. Bhadauria is the Head of the department since july 2014.

Teaching Staff

Name Designation Email Mobile No Specialization Photo
Dr. S. S. Bhadauria Professor 9425502166 M.Tech, Ph.D Eco.Geo Engg.Geo Hydro Geo.
Dr. R. Guhey Professor 9993244948 Sedimeltology B.Sc. – 33 M.Sc. – 30
Pradeep Thakur Assistant Professor 9424215883 M.Sc. Stratigrapy, Paleontology Stratigrapy B.Sc. – 37 M.Sc. – 37

Non-Teaching Staff

Name Designation Email Mobile No Specialization Photo
Shri G. R. Dhruv Lab. Tech. 9753264119 Higher Secondary.
Smt. Ganeshiya Sahu Peon 9669503766 B.A.
Nutan Sahu Lab attendant 7000757542 Higher Secondary