COURSE DESCRIPTION


B.A. Hons. Geography or Bachelor of Arts Honours in Geography is an undergraduate Geography Course. Geography is the science that studies the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of Earth. A literal translation would be to describe or write about the Earth. B.A. Hons. Geography is generally three academic year degree course and may be provided on part time basis by certain institutes. The course highlights the different aspects of land, environment and water and all interior and exterior formation. Almost all colleges and universities are offering this Geography Hons. course. Candidates have many career options after completing the course.


B.A. Hons. Geography Eligibility

  • The candidates should complete their 10+2 or its equivalent exam in Arts stream from a recognised school board.
  • Some institutes conduct entrance exams plus interview and the percentage of 12th class also given credit during the admission procedure.

B.A. Hons. Geography Course Suitability

  • Those who are willing to go for teaching fields at higher degree level i.e. college and university level both in private and government institutions are good suit for it.
  • Candidates who want to know about the Geography and want to cooperate in preserving it are also suitable for this course.
  • Students who have the capability of analysing and problem-solving, decision-making, critically interpreting data and text, developing a reasoned argument, numerical skills, team-working, planning skills, presenting oral and written arguments and information, communication and technology.
  • They should be physically fit to work in any situation and updated with data regarding the earth and the changes occurring.

How is B.A. Hons. Geography Course Beneficial?

  • One can go for higher degree programs in respective subjects, e.g. Masters’ degree, etc.
  • Other bright areas for them are local government, the armed forces, private companies, environmental consultancies, environmental protection agencies, utilities, charities, information systems organizations, education authorities, further and higher education institutions, commerce, industry, transport, tourism and the civil service.
  • As this degree holder have excellent transferable skills, which also enable them of getting jobs in business, law and finance sectors.
  • Students can also have jobs in NGOs and other developmental agencies engaged in population studies, rural development and environmental issues.

COURSE ELIGIBILITY


The candidates should complete their 10+2 or its equivalent exam in Arts stream from a recognised school board.
  • B.A. Hons. Geography Syllabus

    Syllabus of Hons. Geography as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study

    1

    Geotectonic, Geomorphology and Hydrology

    2

    Cartographic Techniques in Geography

    3

    Climatology, Soil Geography and Biogeography

    4

    Analytical Techniques in Geography

    5

    Nature of Geography

    6

    Economic & Social Geography

    7

    Geography of India

    8

    Applied Geographical Techniques and Field Report

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