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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Geography

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Geography

School of Humanities & Social Sciences (SHSS)

  • Level

    Graduate

  • Duration

    3 Years

About the Programme

The B.A.Honours programme in Geography offers a choice of varied papers covering theoretical, practical and applied aspects of the discipline. It is intended to cover both traditional and contemporary framework of study, thus giving a wide scope to the learners to apply their knowledge and skills in real scenarios. Teaching-learning methods have also evolved from purely lecture mode to demonstrative techniques of knowledge enabling process. The Curriculum aims to develop an aptitude towards erudition that is rich in its content as well as it delivers the requirement of the present day society and industry. The curriculum has been carefully designed to include conceptual, practical, experiential and skill building component. The main objective of this new curriculum is to give the students a holistic understanding of the subject, putting equal weightage to the core content and techniques used in Geography.

This course is for individuals who...

Cleared their 12th / higher secondary examination from any field- Arts/ Commerce/ Science

Students who are looking for...

Basic knowledge on Geography as a spatial science and train the undergraduates to secure employment in the sectors of geospatial analysis, development and planning, mapping and surveying.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 85000 2nd Year 87550 3rd Year 90180
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
1950 3800**
Syllabus
           

S.N.

Name of the Papers

Credits (14x6 = 84)

Credit Hours

L

T

P

1

Geomorphology

6

5

1

-

2

Cartographic Techniques (Practical)

6

-

-

12

3

Human Geography

6

5

1

-

4

Thematic Cartography (Practical)

6

-

-

12

5

Climatology

6

5

1

-

6

Statistical Methods in Geography (Practical)

6

-

-

12

7

Geography of India

6

5

1

-

8

Economic Geography

6

5

1

-

9

Environmental Geography

6

5

1

-

10

Field Work and Research Methodology (Practical)

6

-

-

12

11

Regional Planning and Development

6

5

1

-

12

Remote Sensing and GIS (Practical)

6

-

-

12

13

Evolution of Geographical Thought

6

5

1

-

14

Disaster Management based Project Work (Practical)

6

-

-

12

S.N.

Name of the Papers

Credits (4x6=24)

Credit Hours

L

T

P

1

Demography and Population Studies

6

5

1

-

2

Hydrology and Soil Studies

6

5

1

-

3

Urbanization and Urban System

6

5

1

-

4

Agriculture and Food Security

6

5

1

-

5

Geography of Health

6

5

1

-

6

Introduction to Political Geography

6

5

1

-

7

Biogeography and Biodiversity

6

5

1

-

8

Geography of Social Wellbeing

6

5

1

-

S.N.

Name of the Papers

Credits (2x4=8)

Credit Hours

L

T

P

1

Geographic Information System(Practical)

4

-

-

8

2

Advanced Spatial Statistical Techniques

4

4

-

-

3

Introduction to GIScience(Practical)

4

-

-

8

4

Thematic Atlas(Practical)

4

-

-

8

S.N.

Name of the Papers

Credits (4x6=24)

Credit Hours

L

T

P

1

Disaster Management

6

5

1

-

2

Geography of Tourism and Pilgrimage

6

5

1

-

3

Spatial Information Technology

6

5

1

-

4

Coupled Human and Environment System

6

5

1

-

5

Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation

6

5

1

-

6

Rural Development

6

5

1

-

7

Industrial Development

6

5

1

-

8

Sustainable Resource Development

6

5

1

-

S.N.

Name of the Papers

Credits (2x4=8)

Credit Hours

L

T

P

1

Art of Communication / MIL

4

4

-

-

2

Environmental Studies

4

4

-

-

Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • Sr. Secondary (10+2) with minimum 50% marks.
  • Proficiency in English Communication.
     
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Cartographer
  • Environmental consultant
  • Town planner 
  • Geographical information systems (GIS) officer
  • Conservation and Recycling officer
  • International aid/development worker
  • Landscape architect
  • Logistics and distribution manager
  • Market researcher
  • Nature conservation officer
  • Tourism officer
  • Transport planner
  • Teacher & Academician
  • Researcher in various organizations/Research Institutes

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