The Department of Hydrology is one of the 23 academic departments of the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. The Department came into existence with the inception of the International Post Graduate Course in Hydrology in 1972, being the first such a program in a developing country. The courses, offered by the Department are presently sponsored by the Government of India and UNESCO. The Department has nine dedicated full-time faculty members having specializations in surface water hydrology (Floods, Droughts), water resources systems, watershed management, Geo-hydrology, groundwater geophysics, stochastic hydrology, hydro-informatics, environmental hydrology, atmospheric physics, climate change, etc.
Schedule of End Term Exams (Autumn Semester) 2022-23
Ph.D. Candidates List for Interview (Spring Semester 2022-23)
Time Table Autumn Semester 2022-23
P.G.Diploma / M.Tech Admission Brochure 2022-23
Dam Safety and Rehabilitation Admission Brochure 2022-23
Hydrology Course Contents
Dam Safety and Rehabilitation Syllabus
PRE-CONFERENCE TRAINING ON GROUNDWATER MODELLING USING FEFLOW
On the occasion of ninth International Groundwater Conference 2022 on Effective management of (sub) Surface water resources in arid and semi-arid regions, a 2-day preconference workshop on Groundwater modelling using FEFLOW is being jointly organized by Department of Hydrology, IIT Roorkee and DHI (India).
9th INTERNATIONAL GROUNDWATER CONFERENCE- 2022
"Effective Management of (sub)-surface water resources in arid and semi-arid regions". Organized by: Department of Hydrology, IIT Roorkee International Groundwater Conference. In association with: International Society for Porous Media, Association of Global Groundwater Scientists, Association of Geologists and Hydrogeologists.
Expert Lecture on “ Water Infrastructure Asset Management”
Mr. Raj P. Bhattarai President, Clean Water Strategies Austin, Texas, USA
International e-ITEC course on "Emerging technologies for water/wastewater treatment".
Coordinators: Prof. Himanshu Joshi (IIT Roorkee, India) and Prof. Bhaskar Jyoti Deka (IIT Roorkee, India) Supported by: Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation Programme, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India. Venue: 28-30th November, 2022 (online)
NATURAL-HAZARD SYMPOSIUM FOR THE INDIAN HIMALAYAS 2022 (NSIH 2022)
On October 12–13, 2022 at the Department of Hydrology, IITR, sponsored by UGC India and DAAD Germany.
"Introduction to Google Earth Engine (GEE) and its Applications" by Prof. Roopam Shukla Centre of Excellence for Disaster Mitigation and Management, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. & Dr. Praveen Kumar
"Introduction to Google Earth Engine (GEE) and its Applications" by Prof. Roopam Shukla Centre of Excellence for Disaster Mitigation and Management, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. & Dr. Praveen Kumar Department of Hydrology, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee.
Co- Prepare project visited the University of Potsdam
A delegation from the Department of Hydrology under the Co- prepare project visited the University of Potsdam, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Technical University Berlin and the Indian.
Prof. Brijesh Kumar Yadav has been nominated as the Chairperson of the "Expert Committee on Ground Water" by the Sikkim Government on the recommendation of the Honorable High court of the state. The main role of this committee is to provide technical inputs and guidance to the Sikkim State Ground Water Committee (SGWC) for better management of groundwater resources.
Prof. Brijesh Kumar Yadav has been selected Association of Global Groundwater Scientists (AGGS)-Fellow award for his contributions in the areas of Groundwater Hydrology.
Prof. D S Arya has been nominated as a member of the state committee of Dams Safety of Maharashtra State.
Prof. M K Jain has been nominated as a member of the state committee of Dams Safety of West Bengal State.
Prof. Brijesh K Yadav has been nominated as a member of the state committee of Dams Safety of Uttarakhand State.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal and Prof. Ashutosh Sharma have joined the Water security Journal as guest Editors for Water Security for Sustainable Development Special Issue.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal has been nominated as a member of the technical committee for the 8th R&D International Conference on “Global Trends in Water Resources, Power and RE Technologies’’, from 20-23rd December 2022 at IIT Gandhinagar by the Central Board of Irrigation & Power, New Delhi.
Prof. Ankit Agarwal has been nominated as a selection Panel member for the DAAD Falling Lab 2022. https://www.dwih-newdelhi.org/en/event/falling-walls-lab-india-2022/
Mr. Vijaykumar Bejagam (PhD Scholar) was selected as the recipient of the AsiaFlux Conference 2022 scholarship award.
Mr. Abinesh G (PhD Scholar) attended WARREDOC International Doctoral Summer School EXTREMES IN WATER SCIENCE in Palermo, Italy, held on 10-14 July 2022.
SYSTA Award by IAHS presented to Prof. Ankit Agarwal by Prof. Sivapalan Murugesen at the IAHS scientific Assembly 2022 at Montpellier, France on 01st June 2022.
Abinesh Ganapathy winner of the 2nd IAHR Young Professionals Hydro-Environment Challenge (Ecohydraulics Challenge winning team).