About the course:

Here’s how to understand the ambit of this course:

Earth Science includes:

  • Evolution of life,
  • Planetary interiors, the
  • Causes of earthquakes and
  • Causes of volcanic eruptions,
  • Oceanic and atmospheric phenomena, and
  • Earth surface processes, etc.

Marine Science includes:

  • Ocean, the
  • Seas, and how the
  • International resources
  • Environmental sustainability

You might also look at:

  • Earth’s resources,
  • How we use them and
  • How they can be best preserved,
  • Atmospheric changes and their effect on life on Earth, or
  • How human activity might increase the likelihood of natural disasters.


Entry requirements/Qualification:


  • For admission in Indian Universities, the candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with 45% marks (or equivalent grades) from a recognised university in any discipline.
  • While applying to foreign universities as an international student whose native language is not English or whose undergraduate degree is from an institution in a country whose official language is not English, must submit scores of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or IELTS.
  • While applying in foreign Universities, you shall be required to give a Statement of Purpose mentioning why you want to join this course and why you must be chosen for the same. In this highly competitive time, your SoP must be of high-class quality with impeccable English.


Documents required:

At the time of admission, you will require the following self-attested documents along with their originals. These documents are especially asked for by Indian Universities:

  • Class X Board Examination Certificate
  • Class X Marksheet
  • Class XII Marksheet
  • Class XII Provisional Certificate/Original Certificate
  • Character Certificate (recent)
  • SC/ST/PwD/CW/KM Certificate (in the name of the candidate) issued by the competent authority
  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Certificate (in the name of the Candidate) issued by the competent authority
  • Transfer Certificate from school/college
  • Migration Certificate from Board /University are required from those students who have passed senior secondary exam from outside Delhi.
  • Self-attested passport-size photographs.

Course content:

The course outline may include:

  • Geology
  • Marine Science
  • Oceanography
  • Hydrology
  • Glaciology
  • Limnology
  • Meteorology
  • Climatology
  • Aeronomy
  • Zoology
  • Botany
  • Ecology 
  • Physical Geography
  • Political Geography
  • Historical Geography
  • Economic Geography



India: One lakh to over five lakh

Abroad: $14,000 to $20,000



Course duration:

Bachelor’s: Three to four years

Master’s: One or two years


Job prospects, future and industry overview:

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