Geography Courses


Geography is a course which deals with the study of the Earth and the changes that occurs to it. The students who take this course will get an over all idea about the earth’s features, its populace and various occurrence. The students will also study the features of soil, land and the climatic variations all across the world. Students who have completed the study of Geography will get an opportunity to work as a Geographer in various departments.

In India there are many colleges offering Geography courses.

Some of its specialized fields are -

  • Behavioral Geography
  • Biogeography
  • Climatology
  • Coastal Geography
  • Cultural Geography
  • Demography Geography
  • Development Geography
  • Economic Geography
  • Environmental Geography
  • Geodesy
  • Geomorphology
  • Glaciology
  • Health Geography
  • Historical Geography
  • Hydrology
  • Landscape ecology
  • Limnology
  • Oceanography
  • Palaeogeography
  • Pedology
  • Political Geography
  • Quaternary science
  • Regional Geography
  • Urban Geography

Various Geography Courses offered in India

Degree Courses in Geography

  • B.A. (Hons) (Geography)
  • B.A.(Hons.) + M.A. (Geography)

Certificate course in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

  • M.A. (Geography)
  • M.Phil. (Geography)
  • Diploma Courses in Geography
  • Advance Diploma in Computer Assisted Cartography
  • Advanced Diploma in Remote Sensing and GIS Applications

Eligibility Criteria for Geography Course

Those who have completed +2 or an equivalent course any disciplines is eligible to join Geography course. The students must also have 50% marks to apply for the UG courses in Geography.

Geography Colleges in India

  • A.A. Government Arts College for Men, Namakkal (Tamil Nadu)
  • Bharathis Womens College, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
  • Deen Dayal Upadhaya (D.D.U.) Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh)
  • Indian Institute of Geomagnetism (I.I.G.), Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra)
  • Osmania University : College of Science, Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)
  • Presidency College, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
  • Punjab University : Department of Geography, Chandigarh (Chandigarh)
  • Queen Mary’s College, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
  • Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded (Maharashtra)
  • Vaugh School of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, SHIATS, Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh)

Job Scope after Geography Courses

There are multiple options available for the students who have completed Geography course as far as career is concerned. The job and career path will entirely depend up on the specializations taken by the students. Some of the job profilers which a Geographer can look in to include:-

  • Forest Managers
  • Agricultural Specialists
  • Cartographers
  • Regional and Urban Planners
  • GIS and Remote Sensing Specialists
  • Demographers etc.

Jobs are available in both government and other private research organizations. Students can also enter in to jobs in NGO’s and other agencies. Teaching is also another favorable option for students in this field. Geography is also a good background for a flourishing career in the travel and tourism field.



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12 Responses to “Geography Courses”

  1. 12
    tanut gupta:

    plz send me previous phd geography paper of up board in hindi.

  2. 11
    varsha yadav:

    I am a student of geography final year and after completing UG i want to do GIS can u suggest the university and process of admission and fee structure.

  3. 10
    Sujit kumar:

    In geography how is a best requermented course to do m.a in india.and what’s course fee and where do the course.

  4. 9
    Shu'aib M. Shu'aib:

    Please if i study B.Sc geography can i work in Medical sector.

  5. 8

    I want to take admission in Msc it give me a detial wr i can apply

  6. 7
    kazi hamidul islam:

    After complete of my B.A. in Geography, I want to do G.I.S.
    Can I do this?
    If yes, where can I admidted?
    And how is the process?
    I’m a student of B.A. 1st year.

  7. 6
    Anup Ghosh:

    I want take admission urban geography course

  8. 5

    Please give me details that whether i can apply in metereological department,or any other government jobs that only geographer can apply.

  9. 4
    Subha jyoti sarkar:

    Give me detail information of entrance exam for admision inpg for geography(M.A)

  10. 3
    rajendra soni:

    admission procesure in geography after 12th

  11. 2

    what are the university name offered distance education. give me a details

  12. 1

    Is there is any course regarding urban geography in guru nanak dev university.please…………. tell me and the procedure regarding admittation in university.