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M.A. Programme in Geography



The M.A programme in Geography consists of four semesters spread over two years. In addition to other compulsory and a few optional courses, the two compulsory physical and socio-economic field based courses are conducted during the summer and winter vacations respectively. The Centre offers specialization in the following major streams.

  1. *Advanced Techniques              
  2. *Agricultural Geography
  3. *Geography of Resources
  4. Population and Settlement Geography
  5. Regional Planning and Development
  6. Social Geography
  7. Geomorphology
  8. Remote Sensing and GIS

Note: The * marked specialization streams were not offered during the year under the review.

The specialisation streams offered in the 4th semester have four papers each of 4 credits. Following is the list of courses designed for the M.A. programme over the years.

 

M.A.(Geography)

Sr. No.

Course No.

Course Title

1

RD 401

Geomorphology and Pedology with Special Reference to India

2

RD 402

Regional Geography of India

3

RD 403

Economic Geography with Special reference to India

4

RD 404

Quantitative Methods in Geography-I

5

RD 405           

History of Geographical Thought

6

RD 406

Human Ecology and Ecosystem

7

RD 407

Climatology and Biogeography with special reference to India

8

RD 408

West Germany Industrial Regions

9

RD 409

North American Manufacturing Belt

10

RD 410

Tibet: A Meso Regional Study

11

RD 411

South-East Asia

12

RD 412

Ethiopia: Meso Regional Study

13

RD 413

Field Survey Methods (Socio-Economic)

14

RD 414

Japan: A Meso Regional Study

15

RD 415

Field Survey Methods (Physical)

16

RD 416

European Union: A Meso Regional Study

17

RD 501

Hydrology and Oceanography

18

RD 502

Levels of Regional Development in India

19

RD 503

Regional Development

20

RD 504

Social Geography with Special Reference to India

21

RD 505

Population and Settlement Geography with Special Reference to India

22

RD 506

Quantitative Methods in Geography-II

23

RD 507

Historical Geography with Special Reference to India

24

RD 508

Socio-Cultural Dimensions of Regionalisation in India

25

RD 509

Geography of Social Well-being with Special Reference to India

26

RD 510

Regional Disparities in Educational Development in India

27

RD 511

Urbanization and Migration

28

RD 512

Geography of Central Places

29

RD 513

Demography and Population Geography

30

RD 514

Geography of Rural Settlements

31

RD 515

Natural Resources and Environmental Concerns of Indian Agriculture

32

RD 516

Agricultural Geography with Special Reference to India

33

RD 517

Agricultural Economics

34

RD 518

Mineral and Marine Mineral Resources

35

RD 520

Remote Sensing Techniques and Applications

36

RD 521

Explanations in Geography

37

RD 522

Advanced Quantitative Methods in Geography

38

RD 523

Advanced Cartographic Techniques in Geography

39

RD 524

Landform Geography

40

RD 525

Fluvial Processes in Geomorphology

41

RD 526

Transport in Regional Analysis

42

RD 527

Regional Economics and Regionalisation

43

RD 528

Regional Development & Planning in India

44

RD 529

Process of Urbanization and Urban Planning

45

RD 530

Political Geography with Special Reference to India

46

RD 531

Regional Aspects of Rural Development in India

47

RD 532

Population and Environment

48

RD 533

Micro Regional Planning

49

RD 534

Introduction to Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System

50

RD 535

Introduction to GI Science

51

RD 536

Principles of Remote Sensing

52

RD 537

Spatial Analysis and Information Extraction

53

RD 538

Techniques of Cartography and Visualisation

54

RD 539

Climate Change

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