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M.Sc Geography Admissions 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

Master of Science in Geography


Do you want to pursue Geography as a career option? Do you want to study the Earth and its features, land, maps and inhabitants? Then, M.Sc Geography course is just for you. There are many colleges and institutes that in India that provide this post graduate course. Learn more about this course.

Course Name: M.Sc Geography
Group: M.Sc
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: General
Duration: 2 years

It is a post graduate course in Geography. Candidates learn about the Earth and its features, land and inhabitants. Various colleges and institutes in India offer this course.

Personal Skills

Keen observation, perceptive and probing mind, logical and analytical thinking and computer skills are much needed qualification in the field of Geography. Interest in Science and Maths can help one to be good in this profession and like any other careers; good communication skills play a major role.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing M.Sc Geography course is a Graduation degree in Geography subject.
  • However, for admission in M.Sc Geography, a candidate should have studied Chemistry as one of the subjects at the Graduate level.
  • After completion of Master’s degree, an aspirant can go for higher studies such as M.Phil and Ph.D programs.
The minimum duration of M.Sc Geography course is about 2 years divided into four semesters.



Colleges offering M.Sc Geography course in India

College NameUniversityState
Asutosh CollegeUniversity of CalcuttaWest Bengal
B.N. Degree CollegeChhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj UniversityUttar Pradesh
Baba Farid CollegePunjab UniversityPunjab
Bajali CollegeGauhati UniversityAssam
Barrackpur Rastra Guru Surendranath CollegeUniversity of CalcuttaWest Bengal
Dayanand College, HisarKurukshetra UniversityHaryana
Government Post Graduate CollegeKumaun UniversityUttarakhand
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Alias Garhwal UniversityDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University
HM College of Science and TechnologyUniversity of CalicutKerala
Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya MahavidyalayaPondicherry UniversityAndaman and Nicobar
Kunthavai Naacchiaar Govt.Arts College for WomenBharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
M.V.Muthiah Government Arts College for WomenMother Teresa Women's UniversityTamil Nadu
Mjrp College of Corporate ManagmentRajasthan Technical UniversityRajasthan
NDMVP Samaj''s K.T.H.M. CollegeSavitribai Phule Pune UniversityMaharashtra
Periyar E.V.R. College (Autonomous)Bharathidasan UniversityTamil Nadu
Presidency CollegeUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Prof. Ramkrishna More Arts, Commerce & Science CollegeMaharashtra State Board of Technical EducationMaharashtra
Rajaram Shinde College of EngineeringUniversity of MumbaiMaharashtra
School Of GeographyBanasthali VidhyapithRajasthan
Shri Sadguru Gangageer Maharaj Science, Gautam Arts & Sanjivani Commerce CollegeSavitribai Phule Pune UniversityMaharashtra
University collegeUniversity of KeralaKerala

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Skills required for good geographers:

Physically and mentally fit for field work
Good analytical and research skills
Ability to focus and speculate with help of data and maps
Passion for new inventions
Computing skills
Good writing and verbal skills
Good attentive skills

Advantages or benefits of M.Sc Geography course

  • Candidates can work in various government departments and research institutes.
  • Several private sector organizations like remote sensing technology require the services of a qualified geographer.
  • They can also take teaching as their career in schools, colleges or universities both in private as well as Government based schools, colleges and universities.
  • Opening coaching institutes or tutorials can also be one of the career option for Geographers.
  • Other options for them where they can have jobs are travel / tourism planning, transportation planning, urban planning, solid waste disposal system, social services and emergency services.

Job prospects

Several career options with numerous specializations are available for M.Sc Geography candidates. Some of them are listed here
  • Cartography:

    Geographers who specialize in the field of Cartography can make maps, globes, charts and models.
  • Survey:

    Geographers can specialize in surveying either by joining the Survey of India or private organizations or State Survey Departments.
  • Urban and Regional Planning:

    This specialization is concerned with planning, housing and developmental projects with respect to location and the utilization of available land space.
  • Town Planning:

    Geographers are employed by private and public organizations engaged in urban planning.


M.Sc Geography Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

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