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Geography Department

Departmental Profile

1. Year of Establishment : 2004 (General); 2008 (Honours)
2. Names of Programmes / Courses offered : UG (Honours and General)
3. Number of Teaching Post

Name of the Post Sanctioned Filled
Professor NIL NIL
Associate Professor NIL 2
Assistant Professor 6 2
Part Time NIL 03

4. Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff; sanctioned and filled

Category of Staff Sanctioned Filled
Academic support staff (technical) NIL NIL
Administrative/Supporting staff NIL 1

5. Details of Infrastructural Facilities and Logistic Support :
The Department possesses a somewhat satisfactory infrastructure-

  • There are 4 classrooms,(1 classroom with tracing tables).
  • There is one Staff Room.
  • There is 1 Computer laboratory with 12 computers that have GIS facilities.
  • There is 1 Departmental Seminar Library.
  • Apart from this there is a book bank.
  • There is a LCD Projector for PPT lectures.
  • Apart from relevant instruments like Dumpy Levels, Prismatic Compasses, etc needed for practicals as per UG syllabus, the Department also possesses modern devices like GPS, Auto Level, digital altimeter, etc. that will enable the students to be prepared for higher studies.

6. Program Outcome

  • To impart English-medium based undergraduate level education that is Bachelor Degree in Science and Arts courses in accordance with affiliating University's Curriculum and the UGC Guidelines.
  • Understanding and Correlating between Theoretical and Experimental aspects of the subjects (highly essential for Laboratory based subjects).
  • Developing concepts in Pure Subjects along with Applied and Interdisciplinary Subject Areas for Real Life Applications.
  • Identify various Academic and Professional areas.
  • Catering to the needs of Present Day Problems & allied Thrust Areas and Service to Human Race.

7. Program Special Outcome (PSO)

  • The study of Geomorphology helps to gain an insight into the processes of landform development and geomorphic hazards. A possible outcome is their eligibility for Environmental and Hazard Management Projects.
  • The branches of Economic Geography and Human Geography make them capable of identifying the development prerogatives of regions and applying them in formulation of regional development plans.
  • The study of Urban Geography prepares them in the field of Urban Planning. Geographers can thus have their say in Urban Development Boards.
  • Demographic Analysis becomes an integral part of Geography through the branch of Population Geography. The implications of population structures, growth and migration are studied. They are thus made eligible for their contribution in Population Policies and Census Data Collection and Analysis.
  • The specialization in Remote Sensing and use of Geographical Information System softwares train them for recruitment in Government Space Application Projects that use GIS and satellite image interpretations for resource mapping and planning.
  • Biogeography (Soil Geography and Zoogeography) introduces the students to the characteristics of soil regions, floral and faunal regions. This holistic knowledge makes them capable of assessing and developing forestry projects, wildlife conservation plans and probable land use policies of rural areas.

8. Course Outcomes

  • Students will develop a solid understanding of the concepts of "space," "place" and "region" and their importance in explaining world affairs.
  • Students will understand general demographic principles and their patterns as well as patterns of cultural, political and economic phenomena at regional and global scales.
  • Students will be able to synthesize geographic knowledge and apply innovative research strategies to solve problems in resource conservation, environmental change, and sustainable development within the community, region, and world.
  • Students will be able to apply cartographical, Remote Sensing, GIS techniques in mapping all the above stated phenomena
  • Students will have employment opportunities inCensus Organization,Survey of India, Institute of Population Studies,National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organization,Regional and Urban Planning and Tourism Department

Faculty Members

Sl. No Faculty Name & Designation Profile
1. Dr Nandini Chatterjee, Associate Professor & HOD View profile
2. Gunadhar Manna, Associate Professor View profile
3. Susanta Pramanik, Assistant Professor View profile
4. Arpita Banerjee, Assistant Professor View profile
5. Mitra Bhattacharya, Part time teacher View profile
6. Avijit Ghosh, Part time teacher View profile
7. Tapas Kumar Pramanik, Part time teacher View profile

Academic Resources

Syllabus of Geography Hons & Gen
GEOGRAPHY www.yourarticlelibrary.com/sociology
GEOGRAPHY www.physicalgeography.net
GEOGRAPHY www.coolgeography.co.uk
GEOGRAPHY www.earth-surf-dynam.net/
GEOGRAPHY www.britannica.com
GEOGRAPHY https://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/anthropology/courses/122
GEOGRAPHY https://www.geographyandyou.com/population/education/major-thinkers-geographical
GEOGRAPHY https://geology.com
GEOGRAPHY https://www.nrsc.gov.in
GEOGRAPHY www.censusindia.gov.in

Class Routine

Class Routine of Geography

Departmental Student Feedback

Departmental Feedback of Geography