Dr Nurul Amin

Associate Professor & Head of the Department

Amin Sir

Nurul Amin, M. Tech., Ph.D

Associate Professor and Head of the Department

Jagannath Barooah College (Autonomous)

Jorhat 785001, Assam, India

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Education/ Academic qualification 

  1. Ph. D. from Dibrugarh University in 1996
  2. M. Tech. in Applied Geology from Dibrugarh University in 1987
  3. B.Sc. (Hons in Geology) from Gauhati University in 1984

Professional/Teaching Experience 

      Teaching Experience: Since 1989

Teaching responsibilities

       Structural Geology, Sedimentology, Geomorphology, River Science

Professional responsibilities

  1. Academic Vice Principal (Science)
  2. Head, Department of Geology

Research areas

      Fluvial Geomorphology, Sedimentology

Research projects 

Sl No.

Title of the project

Name of the funding agency



A Study on the Paleo-channels of Dihing River and its impact on the Pre-Ahom inhabitant of Upper Assam (As Joint Coordinator)

INSA (Indian National Science Academy)



A Study on Salt Production in ancient Assam (As Joint Coordinator)

INSA (Indian National Science Academy)



A Study on river channel modification of Jorhat District of Assam. (As Joint Coordinator)

INSA (Indian National Science Academy)



Studies on the Sedimentological and Engineering properties of Shallow Subsurface sediments of Dibrugarh and Tinsukia Distict of Assam




A study on the changing geomorphology of the Kalang River Basin




Geomorphological Study of the Dikhow River Basin, India





  1. Jaiswal, M. K., and Amin, N., 2021. Impact of land use land cover dynamics on runoff in Panchnoi River Basin, North East India. GeoScape. Vol-15(1), 19-29, doi: 10.2478/geosc-2021-0002
  2. Jaiswal, M. K., and Amin, N., 2020. The impact of land use dynamics on the soil erosion in the Panchnoi River Basin, Northeast India. J. Geogr. Inst. Cvijic. Vol-70 (1), 1-14,
  3. Raktim Ranjan Saikia, Nurul Amin., 2019. A Study on the Salt Production of Ancient Assam. Indian Journal of History of Science, Vol-54(4), e-ISSN: 2454-9991, P-ISSN 0019-5235.
  4. Manab Patgiri and Nurul Amin., 2017. Changing Pattern of Landuse and land cover in the Palla River Basin, Assam, Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences and Humanities,Vol-7(8), 368-386, ISSN : 2249-7315
  5. Raktim Ranjan Saikia and Nurul Amin., 2016. A Study of River Channel Modifications of Jorhat District of Assam, Indian Journal of History of Science, Vol-51(3), 556-559, e-ISSN: 2454-9991, P-ISSN 0019-5235.
  6. Raktim Ranjan Saikia and Nurul Amin, and Yogesh Chand Nagar., 2016. Dating of Paleochannel Sediment of Jorhat District of Assam, North Eastern India, International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology,  Vol-3(11), 156-164, eISSN: 2395-0056, PISSN 2395-0072.
  7. Amin, N. and Talukdar, D., 2010. Channel Aggradation in the  Dihing River System of Upper Assam. Journal of Indian Association of Sedimentologists,  Vol 29, ISSN: 0970-3268
  8. Amin, N,. 2008. Morphometric analysis of Kalang river basin, Assam: Indian Jour. Of Geomorphology.
  9. Amin, N.,Sarma, J.N., 1998. Geomorphic control on morphometric parameters of the Dikhow river basin, India: Development of Geological Research in North East India: Proc. Vol, Gauhati University, pp. 425-435.
  10. Amin, N.,Sarma, J.N., 1997. Lineament and Anomalies around the river system of Dikhow and Jhanji in Assam: Remote Sensing Application in North East India , Ed. Dr. Sushil C Goswami, pp. 53-59
  11. Sarma, J.N., Amin, N,. 1996. A morphometric study of the Dikhow river basin, India: Indian Journal of Geomorphology: Vol.1 No. 2 (July-Dec), pp. 207- 224
Jagannath Barooah College (Autonomous)
Barpatra Ali, Jorhat-785001
Assam, India
Phone: +91 376 3510156
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