Geography

Geography

INTRODUCTION

 

Geography- the Science of Earth is a diverse term which deals with aerial differentiation of the surface of the earth. The individuals associated with geography are called Geographers. Geographers are scientists who study about the physical details of the environment, its effects on human and wildlife, weather and climate patterns, economics and culture. 

Geography provides numerous options for those who have a keen interest in subjects like countries, people, economy, climate etc. Due of the latest technological developments like Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System (GIS), careers in geography are becoming more promising and challenging than ever before. 

 

Branches

 

Major branches of Geography-

 

Physical Geography-

 

  • Geomorphology, 
  • Hydrology, 
  • Coastal geography, 
  • Oceanography, 
  • Quaternary science, 
  • Landscape ecology, 
  • Climatology 
  • Environmental geography

 

Human geography-

 

  • Economic geography, 
  • Cultural geography,
  • political geography,
  • health geography, 
  • Urban geography, 
  • Historical geography, 
  • Marketing geography 
  • Social geography. 

 

SKILL SET

 

  • Perceptive and probing mind
  • Keen observation
  • Analytical and logical thinking
  • Computer skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Develop original ideas
  • Love travelling, reading, studying 

 

TOP COLLEGES

 

Delhi University, New Delhi

 

  • Course: B.A. Geography
  • Eligibility: 10+2 any stream
  • Selection Criteria: An Aggregate of 45% Marks of Best Four Subjects: One Language and 3 Academic Subjects.

 

  • Aditi Mahavidyalaya (W)
  • Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar College
  • Dyal Singh College
  • Indraprastha College for Women
  • Kalinidi College
  • Kamala Nehru College
  • Kirori Mal College
  • Shaheed Bhagat Singh College and many more

 

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

 

  • Course: B.A. (H) Geography
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 or an equivalent examination with at least 50% marks in aggregate of English and three Subjects
  • Admission Mode: Entrance test

 

There shall be one objective type paper of 100 marks with the following components:

 

  • English 25 Marks  
  • Indo-Islamic Culture and Aligarh Movement 25 Marks 
  • General Awareness and Current Affairs 40 Marks
  • Reasoning and Intelligence 10 Marks

 

Pt. Neki Ram Sharma Goverment College, Rohtak

 

  • Course - B.A. (H) Geography
  • Duration- 3 years
  • Admission mode: Merit Based
  • Eligibility: 10+2 

 

Deen Dayal Upadhaya (DDU) Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur

 

  • Course - B.A. (H) Geography
  • Duration- 3 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 
  • Admission Mode: Merit based

 

CAREER FIELDS

 

  • Cartography
  • Remote sensing
  • Town planning
  • Urban & Regional Planning
  • Survey
  • Research

 

 

 

 

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