Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University (PRSU), Raipur

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School of Studies in Geography

 

Year of Establishment: 1965

The School imparts teaching at post graduate level in both physical and human geography. However, more emphasis is laid on different branches of human geography at research level .

Teaching Department > School of Studies in Geography



                     





Courses Offered & Their Outline:

Course

Duration

Subjects

Seats

Course Fee

Eligibility

M.A. 4 Semester

(2 Years)

 

 

4 Semesters From June'2006

 

 

Geomorphology;
Climatology; Oceanography/ Geographical thought ;
Advanced Geography of India; Economic Geography &
natural  Resource Management; Population Geography;
Settlement Geography, Regional Development & Planning, Remote Sensing
Techniques & GIS, Field Survey & Practical. Syllabus 

 

50
Rs. 1000/-per year B.A.
with Geography or B.Sc. with Mathematics, Geology or
Chemistry
M.Phil 1 Year Research
Methodology in Geography ; Modern concept  &
Approaches in Geography
, Practical & Dissertation Syllabus
10 Rs. 5000/- per year Post
graduation in Geography with at least 55% marks
Five Years Integrated Course

(B.A.Hons+M.A.)

3/5 Years Syllabus 05 As per Univ. Rules 10+2 I-Div.
Ph.D. As per ord. 45 Syllabus 30 As per Univ. Rules P.G. with at least 55% marks, 5 % relaxation for ST/SC.Graduation Geography with at least 50 % marks.



Admissions:

M.A.: Merit basis; M.Phil. : Entrance Exam.




Faculty:

Name

Designation

Qualification

Specialization/Research
Areas

Contact
Dr.(Mrs.)
Z.T.Khan
Professor & Head M.A., Ph.D. Urban Geography, Settlement Geography, Regional Development &
Planning
2262268 (R)
Dr.
(Mrs) A. Baghel
Professor M.A.,
M.Phil., Ph.D.
Geography
of Population
2262739 (R)
Dr.
(Mrs) S. Sharma
Professor M.A.,
Ph.D.
Geography
of Population
2263344(R)
Dr.
N.K. Baghmar
Reader M.A.,
M.Phil., Ph.D.
Geography
of Resources
2282784(R)
Dr. (Mrs) Uma Gole Sr. Lecturer M. A., Ph. D. Agricultural Geography & Nutrition  
Dr. R.S. Keram Tech.Officer M. A., Ph. D. Agriculture & Nutrition  
Dr. C.R. Ratre Tech.Officer M. A., Ph. D. Social Geography,RS & GIS 2262306






Infrastructure facilities:



   1. Cartographic Laboratory.
 

2.  Photographic Laboratory.
 
3.  Computer facility.

  4.  Photocopying facility.

  5.  Surveying equipments.

 
6.  Satellite Imageries, GPS, Remote Sensing Software

7.  OHP and LCD Projector.





Projects:

Investigator

Title of
Project

Funding
Agency


Period

Co-investigators
:

P.C. Agarwal

H.S. Gupta

M.P. Gupta

Fuel wood survey project at Raipur U.S.
agency for international development
1985
A.R.
Chandraker
Assessment
of soils in Chhattisgarh region (A pilot study of Kurud
block District: Raipur)
MAPCOST

1991-92

A.
Baghel
Fertility
patterns among the scheduled castes & scheduled tribes
in Raipur division: A geographical analysis
UGC 2001
S.
Sharma
In-migration
in industrial cities of Chhattisgarh with special
reference to Bhilai and Korba cities

UGC

2001
H. S. Gupta

A. Baghel
Infant Mortality in Rural Chhattisgarh UGC 2008




Symposia/Conferences/Workshops
Organized:


Title

Convener

Date

Summer
School in Regional Development
Dr. P.C.
Agarwal
1967
Workshop
on Grading
Prof. P.C.
Agarwal
1976
Seminar on Concept Development Prof H.S. Gupta

 

National
Seminar on Geography & Resource Development
Prof. P.C.
Agarwal

1982

National
Seminar on Laboratory Education in Social Sciences
Co-convener

Prof. P.C. Agarwal

1984

National
Seminar on Tribal Situations in India
Prof.
S. Roy
1990
XV
Indian Geographers' Meet (Fifteenth Annual Conference of
Institute of Indian Geographers) on "Environment
& Development"
Prof.
H.S. Gupta
1994
National
Seminar on Environmental Issues & Management

Prof.
H.S. Gupta (Director)

Dr. M.P. Gupta (Convener)

Dr.
(Mrs.) Z.T. Khan

1997
Workshop on Remote Sensing Technology & GIS Prof. M.P. Gupta (Director)

Dr. N. K. Baghmar (Convener)
2004
Workshop on Fundamentals of Photography Prof. M.P. Gupta (Director)

Dr. N. K. Baghmar (Co-ordinator)

2004
Workshop on Remote Sensing Techniques &
Geographical Information System
Prof. M.P. Gupta (Director), Dr. N.K.Baghmar ,
(Coordinator)
2005
Workshop on Remote Sensing Technology & GIS

Prof.
M.P. Gupta (Director)

Dr.
N.K. Baghmar (Convener)

C.R.
Ratre (Co-convener)

2007
 

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