• Establishment Year

    Old

    1963

    age > 50 years

  • Institute type

    University Campus

Available college facilities

  • Classroom

  • Laboratory

  • Library

Faculty

A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Department of Geography, Kurukshetra University. The faculty of Geography is pursuing research in the broad fields of Agricultural Geography, Urban Geography, Environmental Geography, Health Geography, Gender Geography, Rural Settlement Geography, Geomorphology, and Remote Sensing & GIS Applications for Resource Evaluation.

More about Department of Geography, Kurukshetra University

Department of Geography started in 1963 at undergraduate level and subsequently elated to postgraduate level in 1967. At present the department is running three post graduate courses, M.Sc., M.Phil. & Ph.D. These courses in geography prepare the students for pursuing career in academics, teaching, urban and regional planning, applications of Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems and various public services.

Courses Offered at Department of Geography, Kurukshetra University

Department offers M.Sc in Geography, M.Phil in Geography, Ph.D in Geography

3 Courses

PG Courses (2)

Master of Science in Geography
Affiliated to Kurukshetra University
Accrediated by Other
  • INR

    Total Course Fee

    ?

    Mandatory fees for the total duration of the degree. Doesn't includes overages like transport, hostel, etc. if they are optional.

    50,000
  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

Department offer Master of Science in Geography. It is a two years duration degree course.
Admission Criteria:

Candidate should have passed BA/BSc with Geography from any recognized university. Selection is based on Entrance Test-cum-merit.

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

    Total Course Fee

    ?

    Mandatory fees for the total duration of the degree. Doesn't includes overages like transport, hostel, etc. if they are optional.

    1,00,000
  • Duration

    12 months

Course details

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

Candidate should have passed MA/MSc Geography from any recognized university. Selection is based on Entrance Test-cum-merit.

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Fellowship / Doctoral (1)

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

    48 months

Course details

Department offer Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Geography. It is a four years duration research programme.
Admission Criteria:

The candidate should have passed masters degree or equivalent from any recognized university. Selection will be based on entrance test.

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Available College Facilities

The Department's infrastructure is modern with all well equipped facilities. Computer and internet facilities are available to all the teachers in their cabin for generating teaching material and carrying out research. There is a recently developed well furnished Seminar cum MPhil room equipped with LCD projector and screen.

Classroom
All the classrooms of the Department of Chemistry are well furnished with all modern facilities.
Laboratory
The department houses various laboratories for carrying out teaching and research work, i.e. Cartographic Laboratory, Photogrammetry, Areal Photo Interpretation/Morphometry Laboratory, and Computer Cartography/GIS Laboratory. The department has developed GIS and Computer Cartography Laboratory which has the facilities of GIS software such as Arc GIS and ERDAS for digital processing of imageries and mapping. We are continuously strengthening the capabilities of digital processing, mapping and computation of social and economic data.
Library
Currently the Jawaharlal Nehru Central Library of the university receives nine international and six national journals / periodicals in hard copies. Beside this there are a number of online journals of Geography and allied disciplines have been made available by the library for the use of researchers and students of geography. The library also has a rich collection of textbooks as well as reference books of geography and sister sciences and the library resources are continuously being supplemented and updated. Beside this the department also maintains a departmental library which has about 700 books 350 journals in stock for ready reference and short term loan to students and teachers.

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