Dr. Nilanjana Sorcar

Scientist D, Solid Earth Research Group

Email : nilanjana[dot]sorcar[at]ncess[dot]gov[dot]in

Phone(Off) : 0471-2511629

Fax : 0471-2442280


  1. Sorcar N., Hoppe U., Dasgupta S., and Chakraborty s., (2014) High temperature cooling history of migmatites from the High Himalayan Crystallines in Sikkim, India –Rapid cooling unrelated to exhumation? Contribution to Mineralogy and Petrology, v.167, p. 1-34. (Impact factor: 3.23), Cited by 81.
  2. Chakraborty S., Anzckiewicz R.,, Gaidies F., Rubatto D., Sorcar N., Faak K.,, Mukhopadhyay D.K., and Dasgupta S., (2016), A review of thermal history and timescales of tectonometamorphic processes in Sikkim Himalaya (NE India) and implications for rates of metamorphic processes, Journal of Metamorphic Geology, v. 34, p. 785–803. (Impact factor: 4.046, Cited by 27.
  3. Chakraborty S., Mukhopadhyay D.K., Chowdhury P., Rubatto D., Anczkiewicz R., Trepmann C., Gaidies F., Sorcar N., and Dasgupta S. (2017); Channel Flow and localized fault bounded slice tectonics (LFBST): Insights from petrological, structural, geochronological and geospeedometric studies in the Sikkim Himalaya, NE India; Lithos; v. 282-283, p. 464-482. (Impact Factor: 3.913), Cited by 11.
  4. Sorcar, N., Joshi, K.B., Oliverira, E.P., Tomson, J.K., Nandakumar, V., (2020). Characterization of partial melting event of garnet-cordierite gneiss from Kerala Khondalite Belt, India. Geoscience Frontiers (Impact Factor 4.05) v. 11, p. 597-611. Cited by 3.
  5. Joshi, K.B., Sorcar, N., Pant, N.C., Nandakumar, V., Ahamad T., and Tomson, J.K., (2020). Characterization of multiple episodes of melt generation from lower crust during Archaean using amphibole composition, Accepted in Episodes Journal of International Geoscience (Impact Factor 1.29).
  6. Sorcar, N., Joshi, K.B., Oliveira, E.P., Tomson, J.K. and Nandakumar, V., (2020) Corrigendum to “Characterization of partial melting events in garnet-cordierite gneiss from the Kerala Khondalite Belt, India”[Geosci. Front. 11 (2020), 597-611]. Geoscience Frontiers, 12(2), pp.693-694 (Impact Factor 4.05).
  7. J. Amal Dev, J.K. Tomson, S. Sajna, Nilanjana Sorcar, and V Nandakumar (2020), “Decoding Rodinia events in South India: Evidences from late-Tonian ages within granulites”, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2020.
  8. Nilanjana Sorcar, Padma Rao B, Kumar Batuk Joshi, V. Nandakumar, J. K. Tomson (2020), Constraining geodynamic evolution of Princes Elezabeth Land (PEL), East Antarctica using geological and geophysical approaches”, International Conference on Antarctic Research (ICAR-2020), Bharati, Antarctica.
  9. Nilanjana Sorcar, Kumar Batuk Joshi, Devsamridhi Arora, Naresh Chandra Pant, Dewashish Upadhyay, and Sameer Ranjan (2020), Reappraisal of late Neoproterozoic orogenesis in the Chilka Granulite Complex, Eastern Ghats Belt and Princess Elizabeth Land, East Antarctica. Accepted in International Geological Conference (IGC), New Delhi, March 2020.
  10. Kumar Batuk Joshi, Nilanjana Sorcar, Ravi Shankar, Jaana Halla and Talat Ahmad (2020), Signatures of Magma Mingling from Late Archean Anatectic Granites, Bundelkhand Craton, Central India. Accepted in International Geological Conference (IGC), New Delhi, March 2020.
  11. J. Amal Dev, J.K. Tomson, K. Anto Francis, Nilanjana Sorcar, and V Nandakumar (2020), Timing of high-grade metamorphism in Madurai Block, south India: Insights from new U-Pb zircon & monazite ages, Goldschidt-2020.
  12. Sajna S., J. Amal Dev, Nilanjana Sorcar, Tomson J.K., Nandakumar V (2020), Age & Petrogenesis of Granulites From Nagercoil Block, South India, Goldschmidt- 2020.
  13. J. Amal Dev, J. K. Tomson, Nilanjana Sorcar, T. Vijaya Kumar, V. Nandakumar, K. Eldhose (2020): U-Pb ages and trace element fingerprinting of accessory phases: Constraints on UHT metamorphism in Madurai Block, South India. Accepted in International Geological Conference (IGC), New Delhi, March 2020.
  14. Nilanjana Sorcar, Sankar Bose and Kaushik Das (2017) Multistage melting in the lower crust: an example from the Proterozoic Eastern Ghats Belt, India; Goldschmidt-2017, Paris, France.
  15. Nandakumar, V., Harley, S. L., Vinod Samuel, Tomson, J. K., Jayanthi, J. L., Bhatuk Joshi and Nilanjana Sorcar (2016). Evidences of extensive crustal melting in the Kerala-Khondalite Belt, southern India during assembly of Eastern Gondwanna, IAGR Conference Series No. 22, pp. 216-217.
  16. Sankar Bose, Kaushik Das, Nilanjana Sorcar, (2016) Multistage melting in lower crust and its significance in orogenesis: an example from the Proterozoic Eastern Ghats Belt, India, Conference: Annual Meeting of the Japan Assoiation of Mineralogical Sciences, At Kanazawa University, Japan, Volume: 2016.
  17. Jibamitra Ganguly, Massimiliano Tirone and Nilanjana Sorcar, (2013)Thermodynamic Database for the Terrestrial and Planetary Mantle Studies: Where we stand, and some future directions involving experimental studies, numerical protocol for EoS and atomistic calculations, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2013, abstract #V12A-01.
  18. Nilanjana Sorcar, Geochemical modeling of phase equilibria to evaluate metamorphic history of HHC, Sikkim, India, (2008), Abstract, X Convention of the Mineralogical Society of India and National Seminar on Crustal Evolution and Associated Mineralization, p-64.
  19. Somnath Dasgupta, Nilanjana Sorcar and Sumit Chakraborty, (2008), Cooling and exhumation history of Higher Himalayan Crystallines from the Sikkim Himalaya, Abstract, International Association for Gondwana Research Conference Series 5, p-49. ISBN: 978-4-938925-19-2C3344.