M.Sc. Petroleum Geosciences


The course offers a mixed bag of subjects to studies such as Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geology that is integrated in a balanced form with different other subjects such as Chemical Engineering and Petroleum Engineering. Furthermore, detailed studies of hydrocarbons as well as its distillation process are also a part of the course. The course also assists in training along with specialization in a particular area. Even subjects of Oil distribution in the geological survey is also an important part of this course.


Interested candidates will have to have a Graduation degree along with a minimum of 55 % throughout, in the same discipline or in related ones. Also the age limit fixed by the institute and nationality should be well considered before applying for this course.

Course Outlook:

The course duration of this particular course is of two years in most of the prestigious institutes. Furthermore, the course is given with both the option of choosing it in a full time or part time basis.

Job Prospects:

The candidates successfully passing out from this course can find job opportunities in research based jobs in the Hydrocarbon resources. In different offshore as well as onshore oil based companies that requires different potential places. Furthermore, there are plenty of candidates who are offered wide opportunities in the field of the imaging of the subsurface that provide an excellent upper hands to different oil based companies.

Best Places to Pursue:

Punjab University
Karnataka University
Banaras Hindu University
Aligarh Muslim University
Chhattisgarh University



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2 Responses to “M.Sc. Petroleum Geosciences”

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    hullo, i recently applied for a scholarship for a masters degree in petroleum geosciences yet i did a bachelors degree in mechanical engineering. how can i prepare for the forth coming technical and aptitude tests to get the scholarship? must i read petroleum geoscience stuff? thank you

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    Dear sir,
    I am bsc maths graduate with first class.i want to study in msc in petroleum engineering. Can i be eligible for that? Please tell me sir……..