The Department of Geography at Avadh Girls Degree College was established at the inception of the College itself. It was run by the Late Dr Majomdar and later on by Dr J. Kaur till her retirement in 2000. Now it is managed by two teachers viz Dr. Upma Chaturvedi and Ms.Anupma Marian .Shri Durga Prasad is the Lab Attendant.
The Department follows the same syllabus as that of Lucknow University for its undergraduate classes in the subject and includes the following papers:-
*B.A. - I *
Paper I - Introduction to Geography.
Paper II - Physical Geography I- Elements of Geomorphology.
*B.A. - II*
Paper I - Physical Geography II - Elements of Climatology & Oceanography.
Paper II - Human Geography.
*B.A. - III*
Paper - Geography of India .
Paper II - Political,Geography
Paper III- Resources and Environmental Geography
Besides theory classes, the students also have to do practical in each year which include field work and Project report .The Department currently has approximately the following number of students enrolled in each year:-
*B.A. - I (40)
B.A. - II (35)
B.A. - III (25)*
We use a combination of lectures, seminars together with workshops, practical sessions and field trips to teach a very wide range of modules covering all areas of geography. Even the teachers participate in conferences and seminars and present papers to remain updated with the latest developments in the subject. Geography at degree level provides a broad education leading to a range of opportunities to pursue a career doing further research or finding employment in a range of sectors.« Back