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M.A Geography Admissions 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

Master of Arts in Geography


Are you interested in earth studies? Do you like to work for the environment and the society? Do you like forecasting weather? Then, you should pursue M.A in Geography course. Learn more about this course such as eligibility criteria, course duration, the admission procedure and various career prospects.

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

About M.A Geography course

It is a postgraduate course in Geography. The course includes a thorough study of the physical features of the earth. It is a very important course and job oriented one.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing M.A Geography course is a Graduation degree in Geography Honours or have studied Geography as one of the subject in graduation from a recognized college or university.
  • Some colleges and institutes demand a minimum of 50% marks as a qualifying criteria to secure admission into this postgraduate course and also conduct entrance examination to shortlist candidates based on the marks secured in the final merit list i.e. sum of total marks in the final exam of graduation and the entrance exam taken together.
The duration of M.A Geography course is about 2 years and the syllabus of which is divided into four semesters.



Colleges offering M.A Geography course in India

College NameUniversityState
Adarsh Mahavidyalaya, OmergaNorth Maharashtra UniversityMaharashtra
Aditi MahavidyalayaUniversity of DelhiDelhi
B.n. Post Graduate CollegeMohan lala Sukadia UniversityRajasthan
Baba Raghavdas Bhagwandas Degree CollegeDeen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur UniversityUttar Pradesh
Badri Vishal PG CollegeChhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj UniversityUttar Pradesh
Banasthali University CollegeBanasthali VidhyapithRajasthan
Banasthali VidyapithBanasthali VidhyapithRajasthan
Chandernagore Government CollegeThe University of BurdwanWest Bengal
Chaudhary Charan Singh Degree CollegeChhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj UniversityUttar Pradesh
D L S College, BilaspurHimachal Pradesh UniversityChhattisgarh
Dayanand Anglo - Vedic CollegeChhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj UniversityUttar Pradesh
Dayanand Anglo Vedic CollegeHemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal UniversityUttarakhand
Dayanand Brajendra Swaroop CollegeChhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj UniversityUttar Pradesh
Dayanand Girls'' Post Graduate CollegeChhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj UniversityUttar Pradesh
Digambar Jain CollegeChaudhary Charan Singh University (Meerut University)Uttar Pradesh
Durga MahavidyalayaPandit Ravishankar Shukla UniversityChhattisgarh
Faculty of Law University of DelhiUniversity of DelhiDelhi
Ganesh Lal Agrawal CollegeNilamber-Pitamber UniversityJharkhand
Global Business SchoolUttar Pradesh
Government Arts College, GandhinagarGujarat UniversityGujarat
Government College SatnaJiwaji UniversityMadhya Pradesh
Government College, SarniBarkatullah UniversityMadhya Pradesh
Government Narmada MahavidyalayaBarkatullah UniversityMadhya Pradesh
Government Vidarbha Institute of Science and HumanitiesSant Gadge Baba Amravati UniversityMaharashtra
Govt. Bilasa Girl's P.G.CollegeGuru Ghasidas UniversityChhattisgarh
Govt. Jamuna Prasad Verma PG Arts & Commerce CollegeGuru Ghasidas UniversityChhattisgarh
Govt. Narmada P.G. CollegeBarkatullah UniversityMadhya Pradesh
Govt. Post-graduate CollegeKumaun UniversityUttarakhand
Govt.College ChitturUniversity of CalicutKerala
Govt.Shrimant Madhavrao Scindia P.G.CollegeJiwaji UniversityMadhya Pradesh

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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.A Geography course

  • M.A Geography course serves as a basis of further studies and research in this field such as M.Phil and Ph.D. degree in Geography.
  • 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.
  • Geographers can seek placement in research agencies such as population studies, environmental issues and rural development.
  • 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.

Career Prospects

Many career prospects are available for the students of Geography. Candidates can get employed according to their field of specialty such as forest managers in agricultural institutes. Central Government agencies may also take Geography students for mapping and intelligence work in addition to remote sensing interpretation. With more and more experience in Geography field, candidates will be able to earn more.

M.A Geography Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

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