Department of Geology

Research Scholars

S.No. Name of the Supervisor /
Name of the Ph.D. Scholar Mode of Ph.D. Registration Number Date of Registration Research Topic Likely Date of Completion Availing Fellowship Funding Agency of Fellowship
Updated on: 06/03/2020 
1.   Dr. Susanta Paikaray Shefali Chander Full Time 19-20/426/Ph.D 20/12/2019 Yes UGC
2.   Dr. D. Das Nikhil Singh Patial Full Time 19-20/321/Ph.D/R&S 24/10/2019 Assessment of Regional distribution pattern and sources of highly Toxic and Carcinogenic Trace Elements (Arsenic, Cadmium, Chromium, Vanadium, Nicket, Copper and Lread) and N-nitroso compounds Contamination Level in Groundwater,Surface water, Soil and food chain of NIS Yes CSIR
3.   Prof. Rajeev Patnaik Rohit Kumar Full Time 19-20/110/Ph.D./6311/R&S 30/08/2019 Yes JRF - UGC
4.   Prof. Naval Kishore Jugraj Singh Full Time 19-20/17/Ph.D./R&S 15/07/2019 No
5.   Dr. Ashu Khosla Raginee Full Time 18-19/558/Ph.D. 22/02/2019 Not yet approved No
6.   Prof. Naval Kishore Subhay Kumar Prasad Full Time 18-19/551/Ph.D.R&S 22/02/2019 Not yet approved No
7.   Dr. Gurmeet Kaur Jaspreet Saini Full Time 18-19/486/Ph.D./R&S 10/01/2019 Not yet approved Yes CSIR-JRF
8.   Dr. Gurmeet Kaur Parminder Kaur Full Time 18-19/487/Ph.D./R&S 10/01/2019 Not yet approved Yes CSIR-JRF
9.   Dr. Parampreet Kaur
Prof. Naveen Chaudhri
Swati Sharma Full Time 18-19/531/Ph.D./R&S 10/01/2019 Not yet approved No
10.   Dr. Gurmeet Kaur Amritpaul Singh Full Time 18-19/111/Ph.D./R&S 18/09/2018 Not yet approved Yes CSIR-JRF
11.   Dr. Debabrata Das Karanveer Full Time 18-19/73/Ph.D. 28/08/2018 Not yet approved Yes JRF-CSIR
12.   Dr. Mahesh Thakur Neeraj Kumar Full Time 18-19/72/Ph.D./R&S 28/08/2018 Not yet approved Yes CSIR-JRF
13.   Prof. Naval Kishore
Dr. Mukta Sharma
Ritambhara Kumari Upadhyay Part Time 18-19/75/Ph.D./R&S 28/08/2018 Not yet approved No
14.   Dr. Mahesh Thakur Abhishek Kralia Full Time 18-19/21/Ph.D./R&S 24/07/2018 Not yet approved 24/07/2020 No
15.   Dr. Parampreet Kaur
Prof. Naveen Chaudhri
Manisha Full Time 18-19/16/Ph.D./R&S 13/07/2018 Not yet Approved 13/07/2021 Yes MoES
16.   Dr. Parampreet Kaur
Prof. Naveen Chaudhri
Prabhakar Dutta Full Time 18-19/19/Ph.D./R&S 13/07/2018 Not Yet Approved 13/07/2021 Yes MoES
17.   Prof. Rajeev Patnaik Wasim Abass Wazir Full Time 18-19/18/Ph.D./R&S 13/07/2018 Not yet approved 13/07/2021 Yes CSIR
18.   Prof. Rajeev Patnaik Deepak Chaudhary Full Time 18-19/17/Ph.D./R&S 13/07/2018 Not yet approved 13/07/2020 Yes DST-SERB
19.   Dr. Debabrata Das Ritu Bala Full Time 17-18/383/Ph.D./R&S 30/01/2018 Not Yet Approved 30/01/2021 Yes DST-INSPIRE
20.   Dr. Susanta Paikaray Navjot Kaur Full Time 17-18/384/ Ph.D./R&S 30/01/2018 Not Yet Approved 30/01/2021 Yes DST-INSPIRE
21.   Prof. Rajeev Patnaik Shubham Deep Part Time 17-18/99/Ph.D 30/08/2017 Not Yet Approved 30/08/2021 No
22.   Dr. Ashu Khosla
Dr. Omkar Verma, IGNOU, N. Delhi
Manpinder Kaur Full Time 17-18/104/Ph.D./R&S 30/08/2017 Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) Biota from the Infra- and Intertrappean Beds Associated with Deccan Traps of Central India: Palaeoenvironmental, Palaeoecological and Palaeobiogeographycal Implications 30/08/2021 No
23.   Dr. Ashu Khosla
Dr. Omkar Verma, IGNOU, N. Delhi
Sachin Kania Full Time 17-18/102/ Ph.D./R&S 30/08/2017 Upper Cretaceous to Lower Palaeocene Deccan Intertrappean Biota of the Chhindwara Disttrict (Madhya Pradesh), Central India: Diversity, Palaeocology, Palaeoenvironment and Palaeobiogeogrphy 30/08/2021 No
24.   Prof. Rajeev Patnaik Shubham Deep Part Time 17-18/99/Ph.D 30/08/2017 Reconstruction of palaeoecology and palaeoclimate using reptilian fauna from the Miocene and Pliocene Siwalik deposits exposed in and around Ramnagar (Jammu and Kashmir), Haritalyangar and Nurpur(himachal Pradesh) No
25.   Prof. Rajeev Patnaik
Dr. Vandana Prasad,BSIP, Lucknow
Mahi Bansal Full Time 16/1362/Ph.D 04/10/2016 Not Yet Approved 04/10/2019 Yes MoES
26.   Dr. Birendra P. Singh Garry Singla Full Time 16/1141/Ph.D. 28/07/2016 Cambrian Series 3 Trilobite Biostratigraphy and Geochemical Studies of the Kunzam La (Parahio) Formation, Sumna (Kilung) Valley, Spiti Himalaya 28/07/2019 Yes DST-INSPIRE (CSIR)
27.   Dr. seema Singh
Dr. Tejpal Singh, Scientist, CSIO, Chandigarh
Hitander Singh Gill Full Time 16/204/Ph.D. 18/07/2016 Active Faults of the Sub-Himalayan Belt (NW India): Geological Structure, Surface Topography and Kinematics of Deformation No
28.   Dr. Seema Singh
Dr. Ashu Khosla
Anjali Kumari Full Time 16/206/Ph.D. 18/07/2016 Sedimentological Studies of Late Cretaceous Lameta Formation (Madhya Pradesh, India) to Deduce Sedimentary Depositional Set-up, Processes and Palaeoclimatic Changes 18/07/2019 Yes CSIR
29.   Dr. seema Singh
Dr. Tejpal Singh
Sarabjeet Singh Full Time 16/203/Ph.D. 18/07/2016 The Beas River System: Structure and Active Tectonic Deformation on the basis of Geomorphological Studies NW Himalaya (India) 18/07/2019 Yes DST-SERB
30.   Dr. Seema Singh Chaitanya Popli Full Time 16/175/Ph.D. 19/05/2016 Reconstruction of Ancient Climate and Sedimentation Systems Using Multi-Proxy Data on Precambrian Dharwar Group of Rocks in South India 19/05/2019 Yes DST-INSPIRE
31.   Dr. Seema Singh
Dr. Sandeep Singh, Department of Earth Sciences, IIT, Roorkee
Kanu Priya Full Time 16/1063/Ph.D. 21/01/2016 Tectonic, Exhumation and Provenance Studies from Cenozoic Himalayan Foreland Basin Sediments of the Kangra and Ramnagar Sub-Basins, NW Himalaya (India) No
32.   Dr. Seema Singh
Prof. Soumyajit Mukherjee, IIT Bombay
Ajay Kumar Full Time 16/1061/Ph.D. 21/01/2016 Fabric Studies of Clastic Sedimentary Rocks in Low Temperature Realms: Himalayan Foreland Sediments, Subathu Sub-Basin, NW Himalaya (India) 21/01/2019 Yes CSIR
33.   Dr. Mahesh Thakur
Dr. T.N. Singh, IIT Bombay
Jai Parkash Part Time 16/1062/Ph.D. 21/01/2016 Not Yet Approved 21/01/2019 No
34.   Dr.Seema Singh Bhart Singh Full Time 15/1312/Ph.D. 14/12/2015 Evaluation of Shale and Associated Lithofacies for Possible Oceanic Anoxic Event Indicators During the Mesozoic and Early Cenozoic History of NW India Yes SRF(CSIR)
35.   Prof. R.S. Loyal Reenika Full Time 15/184/Ph.D. 21/09/2015 Yes Part Time
36.   Prof. R.S. Loyal Reenika Full Time 15/184/Ph.D. 21/09/2015 No
37.   Prof. R.S. Loyal Reenika Part Time 15/184/Ph.D. 21/09/2015 Taphonomy and Paleoecology of thePaleogene Succession of Foreland Basin, District-Solan, Himachal Pradesh. 21/09/2018 No
38.   Dr. Birendra P.Singh Ramanpreet Kaur Full Time 15/1130/Ph.D. 31/07/2015 Sequence and Bio-Event Stratigraphy of the Cambrian Kunzam La (Parahio) Formation of the Spiti Region, Tethyan Himalaya. No
39.   Dr. Parampreet Kaur & Prof. Naveen Chaudhri Jaideep Kaur Tiwana Part Time 15/1132/Ph.D. 31/07/2015 Geochemistry and Petrogenesis of the Sendra Granitoid Complex, Southern Delhi Fold Belt, Rajasthan, NW India. 31/07/2018 No
40.   Dr. Mahesh Thakur & Prof. Javed N. Malik, IIT Kanpur Gurvinder Singh Full Time 15/1080/Ph.D. 12/05/2015 Stuctural Investigation and Characterization of Active Faults in Kala Amb-Dehradun Belt, Northwestern Himalaya: Significance for Paleoseismological Studies 12/05/2018 Yes MoES
41.   Prof. Naval Kishore
Dr. B.P. Singh
Virender Singh Negi Part Time 14/1275/Ph.D 22/12/2014 Evaluation of Landslide Susceptiblity and Scope Instability on Right Bank of River Satluj Around Reckong-Peo Area of District Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh. 22/12/2017 No
42.   Dr. Mahesh Thakur
Prof.T.N. Singh, Deptt. of Earth Sciences, IIT, Bombay
Pravesh Kumar Part Time 14/381/Ph.D 12/12/2014 Slope Stability Analysis of Vulnerable Landslide Zones Along Srinagar to Rudraprayag National Highway, Uttarakhand. No
43.   Prof. Rajeev Patnaik Jagjeet Kaur Full Time 14/1243/Ph.D. 19/11/2014 Reconstruction of Taphonomy, Palaeoecology and Sedimentary Environments of Fossil Vertebrate Assemblages in the Upper Siwalik Exposures between Nalagarh and Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh. 19/11/2017 Yes DST-INSPIRE
44.   Dr. Seema Singh
Prof. Santanu Bannerjee, IIT Bombay
Yuvika Khanna Full Time 14/202/Ph.D 29/08/2014 Tectono-Depositional Set-up and Environmental Conditions during Deposition of early Himalayan Foreland Sediments in the Subathu Sub-Basin of NW Himalaya, India. 29/08/2017 Yes UGC
45.   Prof. Naval Kishore Jyoti Full Time 14/163/Ph.D 22/08/2014 Hydrogeochemical and Geoelectrical Studies in and around Dharamasala Area:Dist. Kangra Himachal Pradesh, India No
46.   Prof. Rajeev Patnaik
Dr. Kishor Kumar (Retd. Scientist, WIGH Dehra Dun)
Kartika Full Time 13/1289/Ph.D. 16/12/2013 Stratigraphic framework and Palaeoenvironmental settings of pre-palaeogene and palaogene formation exposed in Subathu-Arki belt and adjoining areas, Himachal Pradesh Yes SRF DST-INSPIRE
47.   Dr. B.P. Singh Ranveer Singh Negi Full Time 13/344/Ph.D 12/12/2013 Detailed Biostratigraphy and Carbon, Oxygen and Sulphur Isotopic Studies Across the Cambrian series 2- series 3 (lower-middle cambrian) Interval in the Spiti Himalaya, India. Yes Part time
48.   Prof. Rajeev Patnaik
Dr. Ramesh Kumar Sehgal,WIHG,Dehradun
Simran Singh Kotla Full Time 13/192/Ph.D 30/08/2013 Reconstruction of Palaeoecology and Palaeoclimatology using Stable Carbon and Oxygen Isotopes of Pedogenic Clays, Molluscan Shells and Mammalian Dental Enamel from Siwalik Sequences Exposed between Ghaggar and Markanda river valleys (Haryana, India). Yes Part time
49.   Prof. Rajeev Patnaik Ankita Singla Full Time 13/1115/Ph.D. 29/07/2013 Study of Murid Rodents from Upper Siwaliks Exposed between Ghaggar and Markanda River Valleys (Haryana) Yes CSIR
50.   Prof. Naval Kishore
Dr. Gurmeet Kaur
Reena Ahuja Part Time 13/147/Ph.D 16/07/2013 Aquifer System Analysis, Ground water Assessment and Development of Sustainable Aquifer Management plan, Nalagarh watershed, Himachal Pradesh No
51.   Prof. Naval Kishore
Dr. Gopal Krishan, NIH, Roorkee and Dr. K.E.Mothi Kumar, HARSAC, Hissar.
Deepa Part Time 13/148/Ph.D. 16/07/2013 Assessment of Impact on Groundwater after the closure of mining activities in and around the Aravalli Hills of District Faridabad, Haryana, India No

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