The Master's Degree Courses are aimed at bringing the students abreast with the most recent developments in their fields of specialization. The Master's Degree is offered on Part-time basis. The Ph.D. Degree programme is, however, offered as Full-time studies for external students and as part-time studies for the teachers of the department.
The department has a qualified faculty for teaching and research for Master as well as Ph.D level studies. There is a well-stocked and up to date library and computer centre for the teachers and postgraduate students. The department offers consultancy and testing facilities to various Mining, Geotech, Geological and Civil Engineering Companies as well as Government and public sector agencies involved in Mining, Minerals and Earth-Sciences fields.