The Department of Atmospheric Science was established in 2016 under the School of Earth Sciences. It offers both M. Sc. and Ph. D. programs. The objectives of the programs are to promote interdisciplinary research in science and technology. It encompasses numerical modeling of atmosphere and ocean, climate modeling, monsoons, and high impact severe weather forecasting to understand its physical and social consequences. The department is developing collaborations at National and International levels. 

M. Sc. Atmospheric Science

Doctor of Philosophy



Dr. Subrat Kumar Panda

Assistant Professor

M.Sc., Ph.D. (IIT Delhi)




Prof. Someshwar Das

Professor and Coordinator

M. Sc.(Meteorology), Ph.D. (Atmospheric Science) from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (1987), formerly Scientist-G/ Advisor, National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF), Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India