Dr.Nilanjana Sorcar

Scientist B, Crustal Processes (CrP)

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Ph. D. : 2013 , Geology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
M.Sc. : 2007, Applied Geology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

Professional career:

July, 2016 - present Scientist B, National Centre for Earth Science Studies
Sept, 2014 - June, 2016 DST INSPIRE Faculty, Presidency University, Kolkata, India
2009 - 2012 Senior Research Fellow IISER, Kolkata, India
2007 - 2009 Junior Research Fellow IISER, Kolkata, India

Areas of Interests:

Metamorphic Petrology & Geochemistry

Honours/Awards/Fellowships :

  1. INSPIRE Faculty Award by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India in 2014
  2. National Scholarship in the Secondary Examination conducted by W.B.B.S.E in 2000.
  3. National Scholarship Scheme 2004-05 Government of India on the basis of the result of BSc (Hons. in Geological Sciences) at Jadavpur University.


  1. DST sponsored project on Characterization of Mid-to-Deep Crustal Metamorphism and Melting under varying P-T-X-t conditions and its Applications to the Proterozoic Eastern Ghats Belt, India. Duration for the project is for 5 years, from September 2014- September 2019, with total research grant of Rs. 3500,000/-.