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The BA (Honours) Geography

The BA (Honours) Geography

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The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Program in Geography examines the relationship between society and environment seeking to understand the complex connection between people and places. Practical and field classes offers the students the opportunity to explore and examine geographical issues and problems first-hand.

Duration : Three years.

Award of Degree:
Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the “Bachelor of Arts (Honours)” Degree in Geography by the University.

Eligibility
Pass in Class XII (any discipline) with minimum 40% aggregate marks. Final year students awaiting results may also apply.

Program Structure

The BA (Honours) in Geography program consists of 28 courses covered in six semesters spread over three years including an Undergraduate dissertation. Students will be required to complete 18 core subjects in addition to 5 Choice Based Electives and 5 Compulsory Papers. Students are additionally required to complete two summer projects at the end of Year-I and Year-II respectively and an Internship in the sixth semester. Electives will be choice based electives from other disciplines.

BA (Hons.) in Geography Program Structure
Semester-I Semester-II
YEAR I
  • Introduction to Geography
  • Cartographic Techniques I
  • Geomorphology
  • Choice Based Elective I
  • English Language I (Compulsory)
  • Climatology
  • Cartographic Techniques II
  • Geographical of Population
  • Choice Based Elective II
  • English Language II (Compulsory)
Summer Project I
Semester-III Semester-IV
YEAR II
  • Cartographic Techniques III
  • Oceanography
  • Environmental Geography
  • Choice Based Elective III
  • Computer Skills (Compulsory)
  • Economic Geography
  • Urban Geography
  • Cartographic Techniques II
  • Choice Based Elective IV
  • General Studies (Compulsory)
Summer Project II
Semester-V Semester-IV
YEAR III
  • Social Geography
  • Field Techniques
  • Specialization I
  • Specialization II
  • Soft Skills (Compulsory)
  • Cultural Geography
  • Geography of India
  • Specialization III
  • Specialization IV
  • Undergraduate Dissertation

Choice based electives for the BA Honour course may be chosen from various fields offered by the University including Humanities, Management and IT. The Electives offered are subject to change based on the portfolio of subjects offered by the instructors

The program structure is subject to change (if required).