Bhairab Ganguly College

Bhairab Ganguly College

  • Reaccredited
    NAAC Grade 'A'
  • Affiliated to
    W.B. State Univ.
  • Govt.
  • AISHE Code

Department of Geography

Department of Geography

About the Department

  • General Course introduced in 1980
  • Honours Course introduced in 1984
  • Postgraduate Course introduced in 2009
  • Intake capacity in Honours Course is 58
  • Intake capacity in Postgraduate course is 30


Non-teaching Staff

  • Sri Pradip Mondal, Office Peon [Deputed to Geography Lab.]
  • Sri Rabin Hansda, Security Guard [Deputed to Geography PG Section] (College appointed)
  • Sri Rabindra Nath Paramanik, Attendant [ Deputed to Enquiry Counter]

Infrastructural Facilities

  • Seminar Library: Both reading room and lending facilities are available in the U.G. and P.G. Seminar Libraries where books on contemporary issues in Geography are available.
  • Laboratory Facility: Instruments like Prismatic Compass, Dumpy Level, Theodolite, Abney Level, Clinometer, Altimeter, Water Current meter, Mirror Stereoscope, GPS etc. are available for regular classes as well as for field surveys.
  • GIS Laboratory: Two well-furnished GIS Laboratories with more than 20 computers are there in the department.
  • Internet Access: The department provides free internet access to students.
  • Digital Classroom: All the classrooms of P.G. section are furnished with LCD Projector where teaching with modern ICT facility is provided.

Teaching Methods

  • ICT based teaching Learning
  • PPT presentation
  • Classroom Lecture
  • Special Lecture
  • Students Seminar
  • Group Discussion
  • Open-air class

Special Activities

  • Field Tours: Both natural and cultural landscapes are considered as Laboratory for an investigation into the geographical spaces. Several long and short tours are organized in this respect.
  • Meteorological Observatory: A Meteorological Observatory has been established and started functioning through collection of meteorological data from 1st March, 2014.
  • Wall Magazine: There are two wall magazines in the department – one is in the U.G. section while the other is in the P.G. Section.
  • Seminars and Special Lectures: The department occasionally organizes special lectures by eminent teachers and scientists. Recently, it has organized a National Seminar on “Contemporary Research in Geography”.
  • Rain Water Harvesting: Rain water harvesting Project ( ‘Megh Kalas’ ) has been initiated in 2016 for watering the college garden and to enhance awareness about water conservation.

Job Prospect



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