GATE - Geology & Geophysics

ISBN Number : 978-93-5262-483-6

Student Price : Rs.498

Student Dollar Price : 20$

Book Edition : Third

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 832

Book Weight :1102

About The Book

The book “GATE - Geology and Geophysics” is designed by us to provide a tonic for the preparation of GATE exam and that will surely help the GATE aspirants to face the exam with great confidence. We have made full efforts to consider all those points of Geology and Geophysics which we feel are important for the candidates appearing in the prestigious GATE exam.

GATE examination tests the in-depth knowledge of the students and demands comprehensive understanding of the various concepts. As previous years’ questions and examination pattern are the only authentic source of information for the systematic preparation of GATE, the need for such a book has long been felt by students appearing in GATE examination. This greatly motivated us to write this book.

The content of the book to be organized in three sections namely Section-I, Section-II and Section-III. The first section contains a brief theory of all the topics in Geology included in the GATE syllabus. The second section deals with a concise theory of Geophysics and spans almost all the topics marked in GATE syllabus. The theory in each of these sections has been compiled taking help of the standard books in Geology and Geophysics. Care has also been taken to include all the important formulae and diagrams that are important from the competitive point of view. The third section contains last twenty years’ solved papers of GATE - Geology and Geophysics. Solved papers help to familiarize the aspirants with the current trends of questions asked in GATE- Geology and Geophysics paper. The solutions to the problems have been presented in a comprehensive way. The questions have been solved with explanations and related concept and theories. As the Quantitative Aptitude section plays an important role in deciding the position of the candidates in the merit list of such examinations, Section-III also comprises of previous years’ solved aptitude questions.

The book is designed to clear the GATE examination which in turn provide a pathway to get job in different Maharatna companies like ONGC, Oil India Limited , MECL, IOCL , BARC etc. and to a great extent for doing doing M.Tech & Ph.d in the respective subjects. The current scenario has made this book so popular among the guys who has been preparing for the examination and want to score the best. So, publishing the book will definitely shape one’s future and also provides your publication house a great sense of thanks from all over the India.

SALIENT FEATURES -

-- Brief theory of Geology and Geophysics at the outset.
-- Explanations with Related Concepts and Theories.
-- Solved General Aptitude Problems.
-- Option based Explanations for Common Portion.

 

Contents -

SECTION - 1 : GEOLOGY
1. Physical Geology
2. Mineralogy
3. Igneous Petrology
4. Metamorphic Petrology
5. Sedimentology
6. Geochemistry
7. Ore Geology
8. Petroleum Geology
9. Hydrogeology
References
SECTION - II : GEOPHYSICS
1. Seismology & Internal Structure of The Earth
2. Theory of Fields
3. Gravity Methods
4. Magnetic Methods
5. Electrical Methods
6. Electromagnetic Methods
7. Seismic Methods
8. Geophysical Well Logging
9. Radioactivity Methods
10. Geophysical Signal Processing
11. Geophysical Inversion
References
SECTION - III : SOLVED PAPERS
1. Gate 2017 Geology & Geophysics
2. Gate 2016 Geology & Geophysics
3. Gate 2015 Geology & Geophysics
4. Gate 2014 Geology & Geophysics
5. Gate 2013 Geology & Geophysics
6. Gate 2012 Geology & Geophysics
7. Gate 2011 Geology & Geophysics
8. Gate 2010 Geology & Geophysics
9. Gate 2009 Geology & Geophysics
10. Gate 2008 Geology & Geophysics
11. Gate 2007 Geology & Geophysics
12. Gate 2006 Geology & Geophysics
13. Gate 2005 Geology & Geophysics
14. Gate 2004 Geology & Geophysics
15. Gate 2003 Geology & Geophysics
16. Gate 2002 Geology & Geophysics
17. Gate 2001 Geology & Geophysics
18. Gate 2000 Geology & Geophysics
19. Gate 1999 Geology & Geophysics
20. Gate 1998 Geology & Geophysics
21. Gate 1997 Geology & Geophysics
22. Gate 1996 Geology & Geophysics

About The Author

Amaresh Singh is currently working as Scientific Officer in Bhabha Atomic Research Centre - Atomic Mineral Directorate for Exploration and Research, Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India. He has obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Patna Science College, Patna University and did his post-graduation in Applied Geophysics from the Pioneer Earth Science Institute – Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad. He has excellent academic record and in-depth knowledge in the subject that has inspired him to publish this book.

Jitendra Mishra is currently working as Geologist in Coal India Limited. He has obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Geology and Physics from Lucknow University, Lucknow. He did his post-graduation in Applied Geology from the Pioneer Earth science Institute – Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad. He has excellent academic career throughout his life and his passion for teaching has made him publish the book.

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