Department Of Geography

Curriculum Vitae


Name: Dr. Seema Choudhary

Designation: Assistant Professor, Department of Geography Himachal Pradesh University, Summer Hill Shimla-171005

Areas of Interest/Specialization-

Specialization: Socio-Economic issues in Geography

Research Interest: Social Geography, Economic Geography, Physical Geography, Cartography, Quantitative aspects in Geography

Postgraduate Teaching:

  • Cartography
  • Population Geography
  • Quantitative Techniques in Geography
  • Geography of Himachal Pradesh

Research Guidance-

Total Research Experience: 4 years and 7 months

Supervision of Ph.D. Thesis:      Under progress: 04

Supervision of M. Phil Dissertation:     Under Progress: 03, Work awarded: 04

Award / Recognition / Distinction:

Ranked among 0.1 top students of North zone of Kendriya Vidalaya,12th CBSE Board

Overall Topper K.V. Jakhoo Hills, Shimla (H.P.), 2005

10th rank in B.A. Pass course, Himachal Pradesh University, 2008.

Overall Topper Govt. Degree College Sanjauli.(H.P.)-2008.

Gold Medalist, M.A. Geography, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, 2010

Gold Medalist, M.Phil. Geography, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, 2011

Qualified State eligibility test for lectureship (SET), 2010

Qualified   National Eligibility test for Lectureship (NET), June, 2012, Dec, 2012, Dec 2013 and Jun, 2014.

Qualified UGC Junior Research Fellowship Exam (JRF), Nov 2014   

Academic Profile-

Total Number of Publications: 10                                                 

Paper Presented in National/International Conferences: 23

Workshop/Seminars and Trainings: 28

Project: worked as Research Assistant, Project entitled ‘Regional Imbalances in the level Infrastructural Development in the Non-Tribal Areas of Himachal Pradesh with ICSSR, 2011-2013

Invited Talks: Delivered five lectures on Use of Google Tools for Teaching and Research in UGC-HRDC, Shimla (H.P.)

Member/Organizer: Conference, Workshop & Refresher Course-

Coordinated National Level Environment day quiz on the Eve of World environment day on 5th June, 2020.

Jointly Coordinated One Day National Webinar on “Contemporary Issues in Geography” organized by the Department of Geography and held on 18th June,2020.

Coordinated Refresher course -319 on Environment awareness organized by UGC-HRDC Centre Shimla

Membership and Office Bearer in Academic Societies-

  • Life member of Association of Punjab geographers.
  • Life member of Indian Science Congress.
  • Life member of National Association of Geographers India.

Selected Publications-

  •  Geography of crime in Shimla city, Himachal Pradesh, during 2001-2010. National Geographical Journal of India. Vol. 58(4):41-52. (2012)
  •  Social Infrastructure in Non- tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh. The Geographer.Vol.60(1):98-113. (2013)
  •  Unbalanced Urbanisation in Shimla city: A Question of sustainability edited book Insensate Urbanisation by Ahmed Iftikhar Shaik and Poonam Kaushik, twenty first century publications, Patiala. (2014)
  •  Population Growth and Environmental Saga of a Hill City: A Case Study of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh in Edited book Population, development and Environment: An Indian Experience by Ambrish K. Rai and Amit Ambar, Manakin Press, New Delhi. (2016)
  •  Peoples’ perception about quality of life in hill region: A case study of Baijnath block of Himachal Pradesh. Humanities and Social Science Studies.Vol.8(1). (2019)
  •  Regional disparities in Infrastructural Development: A Case study of Baijnath Block of district Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. Annals of NAGI, Volume 40(1). (2020)

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Last Updated:23-06-2021