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M.Sc. Geography

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: Science
Course Category: Environment
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.

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M.Sc. Geography - Colleges & Admission Notifications

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College Name
Anantrao Thopate College, Maharashtra
Asutosh College, West Bengal
B.N. Degree College, Uttar Pradesh
Baba Farid College, Punjab
Bajali College, Assam
Barrackpur Rastraguru Surendranath College, West Bengal
Dayanand College, Hisar, Haryana
Dr. D.Y.Patil College of Arts, Commerce, and Science, Maharashtra
Government Post Graduate College, Uttarakhand
Govt.College Chittur, Kerala
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Alias Garhwal University
HM College of Science and Technology, Kerala
Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya, Andaman and Nicobar
KTHM College, Maharashtra
Kunthavai Naacchiaar Govt.Arts College for Women, Tamil Nadu
M.V.Muthiah Government Arts College for Women, Tamil Nadu
Midnapore College, West Bengal
Mjrp College of Corporate Managment, Rajasthan
Nalanda College of Arts And Science, Kasargod, Kerala
NDMVP Samaj''s K.T.H.M. College, Maharashtra
Nowrosjee Wadia College, Maharashtra
Periyar E.V.R. College (Autonomous), Tamil Nadu
Presidency College, Tamil Nadu
Prof. Ramkrishna More Arts, Commerce & Science College, Maharashtra
Rajaram Shinde College of Engineering, Maharashtra
School Of Geography, Rajasthan
Shri Sadguru Gangageer Maharaj Science, Gautam Arts & Sanjivani Commerce College, Maharashtra
University college, Kerala
University College of Science, Osmania University, Telangana

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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 2024 - 2025 Academic Year

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