Department of Geography started in 1963 at undergraduate level and subsequently elated to postgraduate level in 1967. At present the department is running three post graduate courses, M.Sc., M.Phil. & Ph.D. These courses in geography prepare the students for pursuing career in academics, teaching, urban and regional planning, applications of Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems and various public services. The faculty of Geography is pursuing research in the broad fields of Agricultural Geography, Urban Geography, Environmental Geography, Health Geography, Gender Geography, Rural Settlement Geography, Geomorphology, and Remote Sensing & GIS Applications for Resource Evaluation. The academic pursuits of the faculty are reflected in the publications of research articles in the national and international journals of repute and several books on varied aspects of geography. The department has state of art GIS and Computer Cartography Laboratory to facilitate studies and research involving remote sensing techniques, GIS software, digital processing of imageries and statistical programmes for processing socio-economic data.