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The Department of Meteorology and Oceanography, Andhra University is first of its kind in Southeast Asia to have initiated teaching and research programmes in Meteorology and Oceanography which is established in the year 1948 to educate the students in Oceanic and Atmospheric sciences. After 65 years of its fruitful service to the nation in the supplying of trained manpower, the department still occupies its unique position in India to offer advanced courses of national importance. In the recent years, the department is in collaboration with national and international institutions for research work.

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Since its inception it has produced eminent alumni who contribute for the development of Meteorology and Oceanography at the National and International levels. For its meritorious services over the years the department was identified by DST-FIST sponsored department for strengthening the teaching and research in the fields of Meteorology and Oceanography. Added advantage comes as research institutions like ISRO,NIO,IITM,IMD,SAC,INCOIS,DRDO are in collaboration with the department.

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Courses offered No. Of Seats Available Eligibility
M.Sc. (Meteorology) 26 B.Sc. with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory with any other subject.
M.Sc. (Physical Oceanography) 26 B.Sc. with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory with any other subject.
M.Tech. (Atmospheric Science) 10 M.Sc. in Meteorology, Physical Oceanography, Physics Space Physics, Mathematics and B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Instrumentation Engineering.
M.Tech. (Ocean Sciences) 10 M.Sc. in Physical Oceanography, Meteorology, Physics Space Physics, Mathematics and B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering
M.Phil. & Ph.D. Limited to Vacancy M.Sc. in Meteorology, Physical Oceanography, and M.Tech. Atmospheric Science, M.Tech. Oceanic Science, Those who are working as permanent employee of the concerned also Research Laboratories IITM, NIO, ISRO, INCOIS, ICMAM, NPOL, NSTL etc. the other subjects considered with the approval of Department Research Committee at the time of admissions with two years experience.

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Andhra University

Waltair Junction
Visakhapatnam
Andhra Pradesh, 530003

( Phone : 089128 44000 )

Department of Meteorology & Oceanography

Inside INDIA prefix : 0891 284
Outside INDIA prefix : 91 891 284
Telephone Numbers : 91 - 0891 - 2844633/2844634