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The Nagaland Government Gazette Extraordinary The Nagaland
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Master of Science (M.Sc.) Earth Science

Objective : The two years Distance Learning Master of Science (M.Sc.) Degree in Earth Science conducted by The Global Open University, Nagaland has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of geology, physical geography, geomorphology, climatology, geophysics, soil science, oceanography, glaciology, atmospheric sciences, cartography, geoinformatics, geoscience, geochemistry, geomagnetics, pedology, paleogeography, edaphology etc.

Eligibility : Graduates of any discipline Duration : Two years

Award : Master of Science (M.Sc.) Degree in Earth Science shall be awarded to all the successful candidates by The Global Open University, Nagaland.

First Year
Introduction to Earth Science
Geology
Geography
Soil Science
Atmospheric Science

Second Year
Oceanography
Glaciology
Geoinformatics
Research Methodology
Master's Thesis

Careers in Earth Science

It is arguably a very special case in planetary science, the Earth being the only known life-bearing planet. There are both reductionist and holistic approaches to Earth Sciences. The formal discipline of Earth Sciences include the study of atmosphere, hydrosphere, oceans, biosphere and the solid Earth. Typically the Earth Scientists use tools from physics, chemistry, biology, chronology, and mathematics to build a quantitative understanding of how the Earth system works and how it evolved to its current state. Fields of the study of Earth Science include geology, mineralogy, petrology, physical geography, soil science, geophysics, hydrology, glaciology etc.

Total Fee : Rs. 24,125

Accordingly, the Application Form duly filled-in along with four stamp size photographs, copies of certificates and mark sheets and a Bank Draft for the full fee i.e. Rs. 24,125 in the name of “The Global Open University, Nagaland” payable at Dimapur must reach the Admissions Officer,  The Global Open University, Sodzulhou Village, P.O. - ARTC, NH-39, Dimapur - 797115 Nagaland by registered / speed post only.

Examination Fee : A fee of Rs. 150 per paper is to be paid before appearing in the Annual Examinations to be held at different Examination Centers within the State of Nagaland (Dimapur, Kohima, Wokha).

Master's Thesis : All students are required to submit a Master's Thesis at the end of second year.

Assignments : All admitted participants must submit subjectwise assignments based on the Mini Project Reports to be prepared by them on a topic related to each of the subjects.