Department of Geography
Academic Programmes and Courses

Academic Programs Offered by the Department:

Programme(s)/ Course(s) Details

Intake Per Year (Student On Roll)

Duration

M.A./M.Sc. in Geography  [Syllabus] [Under Revision]

50 (84) 2 Years

M.Phil. in Geography

3 - 5 (02)

1+ Year

Ph.D. in Geography

8 - 10 (37)

3+ Years

PG Diploma in Tourism & Travel   [Syllabus]

40 (40)

1 Year (Self Supported)

PG Diploma in Geo-Informatics   [Syllabus]

30 (30)

1 Year (Self Supported)

Studet-teacher ratio 12:1         Total number of students on roll: 200 (approx.)

 

Program Education Objectives:

To enhance students’ ability to apply their specialized knowledge in the geographical domain.

To develop employability skills and competencies to serve the job requirements in society.

Inspire students to develop the abilities among them to offer services in the entrepreneurial environment.

To cultivate the interest among students to conduct research activities in the discipline of Geography.

 

Programme Outcomes:

Students will have comprehensive knowledge in the discipline of Geography.

They will have ability of making comprehensive analysis, interpret spatial problems, and suggest proper solutions by using theoretical, methodological, and instrumental knowledge of Geography.

Good employability skills as per current need of the society to compete in the competitive world.

They will have good understanding about proper utilization of natural resources through geographical knowledge.

Aware about the regional and national environmental issues, recent trends, and technological advancements in the discipline of Geography.

Develop research interest to solve critical and emerging societal issues related to geography and the surrounding environment.

 

Course Outcomes: Click here to see / download course outcomes

 

Course Structure, Teaching and Examination Scheme: - M.A./M.Sc. in Geography (AY 2019-20 onwards)

M.A./M.Sc. Geography Programme Structure (CBCS PATTERN) (2019-20 onwards) (Duration- 24 Months)
  Sr. No. Course Code & Name Teaching Scheme Examination Scheme
Theory and Practical Univ. Assessment Internal Assessment
Lectures Hours Credit Max. Min. Exam. Hours Max. Min. Exam. Hours
(/Week) (/Week) Marks Marks Marks Marks
    SEMESTER-I (Duration- Six Months)
CGPA 1 CC-101: Fundamentals of Geomorphology  4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
2 CC-102: Principles of Climatology  4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
3 CC-103: Economic Geography 4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
4 CC-104: Geography of Pop. and Human Res. Development 4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
5 CCPr-105: 105.1 Prac. in Geomorphology and Surveying 16 16 8 200 80 * -- -- --
                   105.2 Analysis of Climatic Data
                   105.3 Analysis of Socio-economic Data
Total (A)     32 32 24 520 -- -- 80 -- --
Non-CGPA 1 AEC-106: Ability Enhancement Course 2 2 2 -- -- -- 50 20 2
    SEMESTER-II (Duration- Six Months)
CGPA 1 CC-201: Applied Geomorphology 4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
2 CC-202: Applied Climatology and Climate Change 4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
3 CCS-203: Advanced Cartography and Surveying 4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
4 CCS-204: Social and Cultural Geography 4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
5 CCPr-205: 205.1 Computer Applications in Geography 16 16 8 200 80 * -- -- --
                   205.2 Statistical Techniques in Geography
                   205.3 Quantitative Techniques in Geography
Total (B)     32 32 24 520 -- -- 80 -- --
Non-CGPA 1 SEC-206: Skill Enhancement Course 2 2 2 -- -- -- 50 20 2
Total (A+B)     32 32 48 1040 -- -- 160 -- --
    SEMESTER-III (Duration- Six Months)
CGPA 1 CC-301: Geohydrology and Oceanography 4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
2 CCS-302: Fundamentals of Remote Sensing and DIP 4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
3 DSE-303: Geography of Environment    OR      4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
                 Biogeography
4 DSE-304: Settlement Geography    OR    4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
                 Geography of India         OR    
                 Political Geography
5 CCPr -305: 305.1 Research Method. and Geog. Excursion 16 16 8 200 80 * -- -- --
                    305.2 Dissertation/ Project – 6 Credits
Total (C)     32 32 24 520 -- -- 80 -- --
Non-CGPA 1 AEC-306: Ability Enhancement Course 2 2 2 -- -- -- 50 20 2
2 EC-307: Elective Course (SWAYAM MOOC) / OE-307 Number of lectures and credit shall be as specified on SWAYAM MOOC or OE
    SEMESTER-IV (Duration- Six Months)
CGPA 1 CC-401: Development of Modern Geographical Thought 4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
2 CCS-402: Regional Planning and Development 4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
3 DSE-403: Fundamentals and Applications of GIS and GPS  OR 4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
                 Fundamentals of Soil Geography
4 DSE-404: Agricultural Geography      OR 4 4 4 80 32 3 20 8 1
                 Tourism Geography            OR      
                 Geography of Health and Nutrition
5 CCPr-405: 405.1 Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and DIP 16 16 8 200 80 * -- -- --
                   405.2 Intro. to to GIS Software and GPS (Opt.) OR
                   405.2 Soil and Water Analysis (Optional)
Total (D)     32 32 24 520 -- -- 80 -- --
Non-CGPA 1 SEC-406: Skill Enhancement Course 2 2 2 -- -- -- 50 20 2
2 GE-407: Generic Elective Course 2 2 2 -- -- -- 50 20 2
Total (C+D)     32 32 48 1040 -- -- 160 -- --
Total CGPA 32 32 96 2080 -- -- 320 -- --
Total Non-CGPA 4+ 4+ 12+ -- -- -- 300+ -- --

Student contact hours per week: 32 Hours (Min.); •Practical Examination is annual; •Separate passing is mandatory for Theory, Internal and Practical examination.

•CC- Core Course •CCS- Core Course Specialization •CCPr- Core Course Practical •DSE- Discipline Specific Elective •AEC- Mandatory Non-CGPA compulsory Ability Enhancement Course •SEC- Mandatory Non-CGPA compulsory Skill Enhancement Course •EC (SWM MOOC) - Non-CGPA Elective Course •GE- Generic Elective •OE- Open Elective.


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