Department of Geography

Academics

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

 

            The department offers the following academic and research degrees to the students.  These are:

 

  1. Master’s Degree (M.A. or M.Sc.) in the subject of Geography to qualified bachelor degree (B.A. and B.Sc.) holders.  The following papers are being taught as part of this degree.

 

Paper-I

Geomorphology

Paper -II

Climatology

Paper -III

Human Geography

Paper -IV

Cartography

Paper -V

Economic Geography

Paper -VI

Population Geography

Paper -VII

Bio-geography

Paper -VIII

Fundamentals of Geographic Information System (GIS)

Paper -IX

Regional Planning

Paper -X

Quantitative Techniques in Geography

Paper -XI

History of Geographical Thought

Paper -XII

Field Survey

Paper -XIII

Geography of Himachal Pradesh

Paper -XIV

Cultural Geography

Paper -XV

Geography of Social Well-being

Paper -XVI

Fundamentals of Remote Sensing

 

 

 

  1. Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in the subject of Geography to holders of master’s degree in the subject.  The candidates have to pass two courses, one in research methodology and another in recent issues in the philosophy of geography, in addition to writing a dissertation in a field of specialization available in the department faculty. 

 

 

 

Semester and

Course No

Nomenclature

 

SEMESTER-I

 

Course I

Research Methodology in Geography

 

100

 Course- II

Recent Issues in  Geographic Thoughts

 

100

SEMEST ER- II

 

 

Dissertation

Viva-voce examination (about dissertation)

75

25

 

TOTAL

 

300

 

 

  1. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in the specializations available in the department’s faculty (viz. Natural resource management, geomorphological issues, watershed management, social geography, population geography, regional development etc.)specially for study areas located in the Himalayas or Himachal Pradesh.

 

  1. One year Advanced P.G. Diploma in Remote Sensing & GIS:     The department had started this diploma from the academic session 2009. However, due to some circumstances it has been kept in abeyance from academic session-2019.

 

 

Last Updated:01-06-2021