• Overall user rating

    4.0/5

    as per reviews

  • Establishment Year

    Old

    1949

    age > 60 years

  • Institute type

    University Campus

Available college facilities

  • Hostel

  • Classroom

  • Laboratory

  • Library

Best institute for a masters in geography.

By Pranjal Bordoloi (Class of 2016) , 2 months, 1 week ago
User Rating
4/5

This is the only premier institute which provides Political Geography as a specialisation. Apart from this, the institution provides facilities of UGC NET/SLET coachings, free WiFi, one common and one department library.



Faculty

A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Department of Geography, Gauhati University.

Permanent Faculty

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Permanent Faculty

College Dean

Faculty photo

Amalendu Chakroborty

(Dean of College)

More about Department of Geography, Gauhati University

Department of Geography is a part of Gauhati University. The department of Geography has now successfully completed 46 years of teaching and research. For the last three decades, apart from regular teaching, the department has been carrying out study and research on geomorphological, economic, social and political problems including works on population, land use, agriculture, settlement, urbanisation, and transport in North east India specially Assam.

Courses Offered at Department of Geography, Gauhati University

Department offers Master of Geography, Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy.

3 Courses

PG Courses (2)

Master of Science in Geography
4.0/5
Affiliated to Gauhati University
Accrediated by Other
  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

The Department is offers Master of Science in Geography. It is a two years degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

Those students having 50% marks in the undergraduate examination with major in Geography can apply for the Masters course. The admission procedure is observed strictly on merit.

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Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in Geography
Affiliated to Gauhati University
Accrediated by Other
  • Duration

    12 months

Course details

Department offers Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in Geography. It is a one year degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

The candidate should have passed Masters degree or its equivalent from a recognised university. Admission will be based as per university norms.

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Fellowship / Doctoral (1)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Geography
Affiliated to Gauhati University
Accrediated by Other
  • Duration

    36 months

Course details

Department offers Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Geography. It is a three to five years research programme.
Admission Criteria:

The candidate should have passed Masters degree or its equivalent from a recognised university. Admission will be based as per university norms.

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College Placements

The institute is always aimed to the betterment of students. So the institute maintains its own placement cell which offers new placement drive every year. So as a result the institute is aimed to provide 100% placement assistance to its students, by maintaining good corporate relations and well grooming infrastructure to the students. Placement cell also provides Personality Development Programme along with training on interview techniques,communication skills, GD, Mock Interviews, preparation of resume.

Available College Facilities

The department's infrastructure is modern with well equipped facilities. The college has one of the best infrastructure in the district itself. College has a sprawling campus placed in a picturesque location. The institute aims to the development of studies as a result it occurs as a the best which offers world class infrastructure motivational environment and hi tech labs. Institute owned library offers different types of books which refers to the student development. The institute is also well connected to the different parts of the city by different modes of transport. The objective of the institute is to uphold the ambience of discipline, learning and culture with deep regard for human values. Different cultural functions and other occasions are also organized in the institute such as cultural fest, foundation day presentation and others.

Hostel
The department provide separate hostel facilities for boys and girls.
Classroom
All the classrooms of department are well furnished with all modern facilities.
Laboratory
At present the department has two laboratories with modern sophisticated instruments. The GIS lab is equipped with 14 computers with the software of GIS and Remote Sensing.
Library
The Departmental library though small in its volume has a rich collection of valuable books, journals, Reports, thesis etc. Good numbers of books have added annually to the library stock and at present the library has a stock of 1600 books.

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