The Department offers the following academic programmes:
P.G. Diploma (Hydrology): It is a 12-months academic programme, which includes classroom lectures, tutorials and practicals and a seminar.
M.Tech. (Hydrology): It is a 24-months academic programme. It includes classroom lectures, tutorials and practicals and a seminar in the first year. In the second year, the student devotes himself to research topic and continuously works on it, leading to the completion of dissertation.
Ph.D. (Hydrology): The Department also offers Ph.D. programme. For more information, please refer to our website www.iitr.ac.in. Currently, 48 scholars are registered for pursuing their research leading to Ph.D. degree.
Specializations in P.G. DIPLOMA/ M.TECH.
A candidate can opt for pursuing P.G. Diploma/M.Tech. studies in any of the following specializations offered by the Department:
1.Surface Water Hydrology
The courses offered under these specializations consist of core courses and elective courses. The core courses of different specializations are as follows:
The students are free to choose elective courses offered by this Department as well as other departments to strengthen their base depending upon their inclination towar other disciplines. Delivering a seminar in the second semester is now an integral part of P.G. Diploma/M.Tech. programme.
Working on a dissertation problem is an important aspect of the M.Tech. programme. The students carry out hydrological analysis required for a comprehensive thesis in their fields of specialization.