Institute of Hydrocarbon, Energy And Geo-Resources

The Institute was established in the ONGC Centre for Advanced Studies during 2017, in collaboration with the ONGC Foundation, New Delhi, as desired by the  ONGC. For active collaboration between the University of Lucknow and the ONGC an agreement was signed and ONGC provided financial support for the construction of the building of ONGC Centre for Advanced Studies in the campus of University of Lucknow. The Institute initiated two new courses w.e.f.  2017-18 session viz.,
  1. M.Sc. Applied Geology (with specialization in Petroleum Geosciences) (25 seats).

    (in collaboration with ONGC Academy, Dehradun)

  2. PG Diploma in Exploration Resources & Mining Technology (10 seats)

    (in collaboration with BMRC, Dubai)

(Click Here to Apply Online)

This one-year (two-semester) full time Post Graduate Diploma program was initiated through International Collaboration with Multi-National Company the Bedrock Mineral Resource Consulting (BMRC) and equipped with the salient features of a world class education, delivering using relevant material and teaching resources. Oriented towards preparing geologists for today's world, visiting faculty/ lecturers from BMRC are guiding the enrolled students through Standard Operating Procedures, Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QAQC), Data Verification, Exploratory Data Assessment, 2D interpretation, 3D interpretation, and Mineral Resource Estimation. BMRC, an International Geology & Mining Consultancy Firm launched this course at the University of Lucknow. The enrolled students worked on the state-of-the-art software like DATAMINE for Mineral Resource Modelling and open pit design.

A pool of committed BMRC consultants along with visiting professionals/guest lecturers helped the participants develop relevant skills and qualities, along with functional competencies essential to the mining world. The participants are being groomed to develop decision making and problem-solving skills by leveraging appropriate course content and teaching and learning methods.

The University understands the importance of Institute-Industry collaboration for better job opportunities to students and in order to meet out the specific need of the Resource Geologists in the National/ International market, this two-semester diploma program was initiated. For this purpose the University has signed a MOU with a Dubai based Multi-National Company ‘Bedrock Mineral Resource Consulting’. It has opened a broad spectrum of opportunities for the students and the faculty to interact with international experts.


BMRC is a Multi-National Mining consultancy company which provides in-depth, high quality services in Exploration, Mining Geology, and Mineral Resources Estimation. BMRC specialize in mining project management from grass roots to full-scale production and exploration project management services for the global exploration and mining industry. BMRC is equipped with state-of-the-art Geological modeling, Geostats, GIS and CAD software and is supported by a team of highly experienced professional Geologists, Mining Engineers, Metallurgists, GIS professionals and Software developers.

The service of BMRC includes Mineral Resource & Reserve Estimation, Mine Planning, Scopping, Pre-Feasibility & Feasibility Studies, Exploration Services, Quality Assurance & Quality Control, Mineral Property Target Generation, Software Development, etc. The BMRC is working on various projects of Middle East, Australia, Africa, Europe, North & South America, etc.


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Institute of Hydrocarbon, Energy and Geo-Resources
ONGC Centre of Advanced Studies
University of Lucknow
  Mob. No. +91-9450390379


Prof. Dhruv Sen Singh
  Mob. No.: 98390 65737