Dept. of Geology

Soumya G.S., PhD.

Assistant Professor | M.Sc., NET-JRF, Ph.D.


Dr. Soumya G.S. obtained her Master’s degree in Geology from Government College
Kasaragod (Kannur University). She received her Ph.D. degree in Geology from University
of Kerala and the research work was carried out at Crustal Processes Group, National
Centre for Earth Science (NCESS), Trivandrum with specialization in Palaeomagnetism and
Igneous Petrology. After the Ph.D program, she worked as a Project Scientist in the field of
Palaeomagnetism, Igneous Petrology and Geochemistry at NCESS, Trivandrum. Later, she
joined as Assistant Professor in the Department of Geology, Government College


  • Ph.D. in Geology – University of Kerala (2018)
  • CSIR UGC-JRF in Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences (2011)
  • CSIR-UGC-NET in Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean and Planetary Sciences (2010)
  • M.Sc. in Geology with Second Rank – Kannur University (2011)
  • B.Sc. in Geology with First Rank – Kannur University (2009)


  • Assistant Professor – Government College, Kasaragod; October 2018 – Present
  • Project Scientist – National Centre for Earth Science Studies (NCESS); December 2017 – October 2018


  • Soumya, G.S., Mohamed Asanulla, R. and Radhakrishna, T., 2017 Rockmagnetism in relation to magnetic mineralogy of anorthosites in the southern granulite region of the Indian shield, Geophysical Journal International, 209(3), 1768–1778, doi: 10.1093/gji/ ggx134.
  • Soumya, G.S. and Radhakrishna, T., 2017. Garnet in the Neoproterozoic Oddanchatram Anorthosite in the southern granulite terrain, India - a petrological puzzle, The Journal of Geology,125(4), 459–467, doi: 10.1086/692330
  • Radhakrishna, T., Soumya, G.S. and Satyanarayana, K.V.V., 2017. Palaeomagnetism of the Cretaceous Lamproites from Gondwana basin of the Damodar Valley in India and migration of the Kerguelen plume in the Southeast Indian Ocean, Journal of Geodynamics, 109, 1–9, doi:
  • Mohamed Asanulla, R., Radhakrishna, T., Venkatachalapathy, R., Manoharan, C., Soumya, G.S. and Sutharsan, P., 2017. Rock magnetism and geomagnetic field strength of the rare Iron Age (300-500 BC) artifacts from Tamilnadu: the first Virtual Axial Dipole Moment determination from India, GeoResJ, 14, 135-144, doi: 10.1016/j.grj. 2017.11.002.
  • Radhakrishna, T., Mohamed Asanulla, R., Venkateshwarlu, M., Soumya G. S. and Prachiti P. K., 2019. Mechanism of rift flank uplift and escarpment formation evidenced by Western Ghats, India. Scientific Report (Nature), 9, 10511 . s41598-019-46564-3
  • Radhakrishna, T., Mohamed Asanulla, R., Venkateshwarlu, M. and Soumya G. S., 2020. Low geomagnetic field strength during End-Cretaceous Deccan volcanism and whole mantle convection. Scientific Report (Nature) (Accepted for publication).