1. Name of the Department DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY         
  1. Year of Establishment

Date of UG Subject-  June 1960

General Level  :           June 1960

Special Level   :           June 1972

Date of Introduction PG Course-June 2010

  1. Mission, Aims and Objectives of the Department

Mission of the Department:

Provide relevant, up-to-date, and career-oriented education in Geography.

Aims and Objectives of the Department

  • To avail the qualitative education in Geography at UG and PG level in rural and semi-urban area.
  • To ensure the overall personality development of students through extracurricular and co-curricular activities.
  • To organize various extension activities for cultivation of human values and environmental awareness.
  • To transfer the knowledge and skills for fulfillment of the changing needs of society in the process of modernization.
  • To invoke the geographical interest among the students.
  1. Detail of Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M. Phil., Ph.D., Integrated Masters; Integrated Ph.D., Short term courses, Career oriented courses, etc. (Current academic year)
Sr. No. Programme level Name of the programme/ Course Duration Entry qualification Medium of Instruction Sanctioned/ Approved student strength
1 UG BA 3 Year 12th Pass Marathi 48
2 PG MA/MSc 2 Year BA in Geography English 24
3 COC Rainwater Harvesting 3 Year 12th Pass Marathi 50
4 Short Term Course Certificate Course in Geographical Information System 2 Months 12th Pass Marathi 50
5 COC Disaster Management 40 Periods 12th Pass Marathi 30
6 Add on Course Application of QGIS Software 30 Hours

(2 Credits)

12th Pass English 50
  1. Annual/ semester/choice based credit system/elective course pattern (programme-wise)
Programme Pattern Year of Implementation
UG Annual 2013
UG Credit System 2019
PG Credit System 2013
COC Credit System 2014
Short Term Course Credit System 2012
  1. Number of teaching positions in the department
Designation Sanctioned Filled
Professors 3 1
Associate  Professors Nil
Asst. Professors 2