Do u have geology colleges in nashik? and where? what study should i do in 12th sci. if i want to become a geologist (petrologist)?

I wanna become a petrologist. i just LOVE rocks! i need all everything u know about a petrologist it's job & it's detail. is it good career for me? my parents are concerned about the money i will make from it.will it pay me enough? so that my parents won't tell me to think about it twice.

0 319 Views | Posted 2011-10-06 14:34:47
Asked by Huma Inamdar

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    Pooja Kohli | Guide-Level 11

    2011-10-10 18:37:57
    Hi Huma,
    Career in Geology is an interesting option as there is no dearth of job opportunities in Geology all over India. The person having degree in Geology can pursue a career in Petrology (study of rocks), Paleontology, Geophysics, Mining, Environmental Education, Research and Field Study. There are numerous avenues for them both in the public and private sectors. The UPSC conducts tests for placements in Central Government Agencies like the Geological Survey of India and the Central Ground water Board. Similarly, Coal India, Mineral Exploration Authority, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation, Hindustan Zinc and several other organizations

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