Department of Geography


Programme: Master of Science (M.Sc.)/ Master of Arts (M.A.)
Duration: 2 Years (4 Semester)
Course: M.Sc./ M.A. (Geography)
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Programme: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)/ Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Duration: 3 Years (6 Semester)
Course: B.Sc./B.A. (Geography)
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M.A/M.Sc (Geography): 2 Years-4 Semesters

Semester-1 Semester-2
Paper-1- GPH 701C- Geomorphology
Paper-2- GPH  702C- Population and Settlement Geography
Paper-3- GPH 703C- Geographic Thought: History of Development and Contemporary Issues
Paper-4- GPH 704C- Cartographic Methods Department will choose one of the following papers Paper-5- GPH 705E Environment and Development
Paper-6 GPH 706E Water Resources                                                                
Paper-7 GPH 707E Cartography and Geographical Information Systems  
Paper-1 GPH 801C- Climatology
Paper-2 GPH 802C- Regional Geography of India
Paper-3 GPH 803C- Field and Instrumental Survey
Paper-4 GPH 804C- Quantitative Methods in Geography Department will choose one of the following papers Paper-5 GPH 805E Geography in Tourism                                                       
Paper-6 GPH 806E Natural Hazards and Disasters
Paper-7 GPH 807E Natural Resource Management                                        
Semester-3 Semester-4
Paper-1- GPH 901C -Soil and Biogeography
Paper-2 -GPH 902C- Economic Geography
Paper-3- GPH 903C- Research Methodology in Geography
Paper-4- GPH 904C- Fundamentals of Geoinformatics Department will choose one of the following papers
GPH 905E Basic Foundations of Cartography                                  
GPH 906E Theoretical Basis of Agricultural Geography                
GPH 907E Drainage Basin Analysis and Hydrology
GPH 908E Remote Sensing Principles and Techniques                  
GPH 909E- Basis of Regional Planning and Development
GPH 910E Conceptual and Theoretical Framework of Social Geography
Paper-1- GPH 1001C- Geography and Development of Northeast India
Paper-2- GPH 1002C- Cultural and Political Geography
Paper-3- GPH 1003C- Contemporary Issues in Human Geography
Paper-4- GPH 1004C- Dissertation on Special Papers Department will choose one of the following papers
GPH 1005E    Modern Cartographic Techniques                                   
GPH 1006E    Agricultural Geography of India                                       
GPH 1007E- Channel Form and Processes
GPH 1008E Principles and Applications GIS and GPS                        
GPH 1009E Regional and Global Perspective of Development
GPH 1010E Social Geography of India                                                 
C-Core paper, E- Elective paper

B.A/B.Sc. (Geography): 3 Years-6 Semesters

Semester-1 Semester-2
Paper 1- GPH 101C- Geomorphology
Paper 2- GPH 102C Climatology & Oceanography
Paper3 - GPH 103C  Cartographic Techniques in geography
Paper4- GPH 104E Physical Geography
Paper 1-GPH 201C Analytical Physical Geography
Paper 2-GPH 202C Geography of Population and Settlement
Paper 3-GPH 203C Map Projection System
Paper 4-GPH 204E Human Geography
Semester-3 Semester-4
Paper 1-GPH 301C Geography of Resources and Economic Activity
Paper 2-GPH 302C  Geography of Development
Paper 3-GPH 303C Quantitative methods in Geography
Paper 4-GPH 304E Regional Geography
Paper 1-GPH 401C Regional Geography-: The World & The SE Asia
Paper 2-GPH 402C Geography of India and North-East India
Paper 3-GPH 403C Geoinformatics
Paper 4-GPH 404E Economic & Political Geography
Semester-5 Semester-6
Paper 1-GPH 501C Evolution of Geographical Thought
Paper 2-GPH 502C Social Geography & Political Geography
Paper 3-GPH 503C Field Techniques & Land surveying
Paper 4-GPH 504E Cartographic & Quantitative methods in Geography
Semester –VI
Paper 1-GPH 601C Disaster and Hazards
Paper 2-GPH 602C Regional Planning & Development
Paper 3-GPH 603C Research methodology and modern techniques
Paper 4-GPH 604E Regional Planning and Development
C-Core paper, E- Elective paper

Faculty Members:


Dr. Monoj Hazarika
MA (GU), Ph.D (GU): Specialization: Regional Planning & Development, Area Development Studies, Geoinformatics
Associate Professor



Dr. Gitika Thakuriah
MA (GU), Ph.D (GU): Specialization: Fluvial Geomorphology, Remote sensing & GIS.
Assistant Professor



Mrs. Nitashree Mili
MA (GU), Specialization: Fluvial Geomorphology, Environmental Geography
Assistant Professor


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