Welcome to Department of Geography

The department was established in the year 1964. The department of Geography worked as an undergraduate degree department, but with the growing number of students opting geography subject, the department was upgraded as a fully-fledged post graduate department in the year 1969.

The department is fortunate to obtain the services of such eminent geographers such as Dr. Ujager Singh, Banaras Hindu University and Dr. A.B. Bhattacharya of Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur. The department was also visited by Dr. A.B. Mukerji, Punjab University; Chandigarh, Dr. S.N. Malhotra, Gwalior; Prof. M. Shaffi, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh; Prof. Moonis Raza, V.C. of Jawaharlal Nehru University; Prof. Aizajuddin Ahmad of JNU and Dr. Indrapal, Department of Aridity, Rajasthan University, Jaipur.

Geographers of new era Dr. N.C. Goutam, formerly head of Landuse Department of National Remote Sensing Agency, Department of Space, Government of India, Hyderabad; Dr. H.S. Sharma, Jaipur. Dr. H.N. Mishra, Allahabad; Dr. B.C. Vaidhya, Pune; Dr. Jagdish Singh and V.K. Shrivastava, Gorakhpur; Dr. S.K. Sharma and Dr. Santosh Shukla of H.S. Gaur Vishwavidhyalaya; Dr. Y.G. Joshi, Ex-Professor and Ex-President of NAGI visited the department for conducting Ph.D. viva-voce. Ex-Head of this department Prof. A. A. Abbasi became honourable Vice Chancellor of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya.

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