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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Geography had started its journey in the year of 2013. Consecutively, honours class was introduced in 2017. At present, it has 4 faculty members and around 54 students who are approaching towards their Bachelor’s degree. The Department of Geography strives to develop a questioning mind, make learning a pleasure, and prepare the students for placement. The department aims at directing students to higher academics or professional courses.

The curriculum involves writing papers, conducting exhibitions, tutorials, fieldwork, and participation in household surveys, practical and map-making methods. Both theoretical knowledge and practical skills are imparted through use of modern ICT, supplemented by field excursions to geographically significant locations. Knowledge of Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System (GIS) mapping has high demand employability.

Courses offered:

Courses offered by the Geography Department include 3 years Honours Degree Course and the 3 years General Degree Course.

Our Vision:

To be the leading Geography department among the colleges of North Bengal University. To become the  torchbearer towards creative, cutting-edge research that defines the evolving discipline and fuels the education systems.

Our Mission:

  • Commitment to undergraduate students to provide a learning environment that fosters knowledge, skills and experiences that prepare them for life in an ever-changing world, and engages, inspires and  challenges them to become informed global citizens.

  • Commitment to provide a research-based, mentorship model of graduate education, and to graduate  students who meet the highest international standards.
  • Service to the community by disseminating geographic knowledge and by providing geographic insights on important societal issues.
  • Prof. Carol Christine Lepcha

    Assistant Professor

  • Dr. Debdip Bhattacharjee

    Assistant Professor

  • Mr. Arghya Sur

    State Aided College Teacher

  • Mr. Arun Das

    State Aided College Teacher