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Old August 25th, 2013, 02:45 PM
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Here I am providing you with some details:
Geography is the science of earth and geographers are scientists who study about the different branches of geography like physical geography, environmental geography, and human geography and so on

Geography has wide range of applications in the field of transportation, environmental sciences, airline route and shipping route planning, civil services, cartography (map making), satellite technology, population council, meteorology departments, education, and disaster management.

UCAS Codes:
B.Sc (Hons) Environmental Geography FL97
B.sc (Hons) Environmental Geography and Professional FX81

Modes of Study:
B.Sc (geology) Full time 2 semesters per year
M.Sc (geology) Full time 2 semesters per year
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Old October 5th, 2015, 05:58 PM
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Hi I am an arts student in class 12th and I have a keen interest in geography and I want to make career in this. I want to know the scope of geography in India.
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Old October 5th, 2015, 05:59 PM
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Geography is the science of earth and geographers are scientists who study about the different branches of geography like physical geography, environmental geography, human geography etc.

For career in geography you have to take bachelors and masters degree in geography. Many institutes also conduct entrance exams for admission.
Personal attributes: Aspirants for this field must have the ability to enjoy creating and imagining, love for exploration, observation skills, patience, perseverance, sharp academic and computing skills, scientific approach, writing skills, ability to utilize colours and creative ability to develop original ideas, willingness to work for long hours are some of the important qualifications.

Jobs in this field:
Specialist of making maps, charts, globes and models. Specialize in surveying, planning, housing and development projects with respect to their location and utilization of available land-space. Some popular opportunities within the field of geography in India include—economical geography, cultural geography, political geography, historical geography, tourism geography, regional geography, and climatology and so on.

Colleges and universities provide these courses are:
University of Delhi, Delhi
University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
Institute of Geo-informatics & Remote Sensing, Kolkatta
Jamia Millia University, New Delhi
Amity University, Noida
Loyola College,Chennai
Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune
Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jhalandhar
Rabindra Bharti University, Kolkatta
Banaras Hindu University
Banasthali Vidhyapeeth, Rajasthan.
Rajasthan School of Arts, Jaipur.
SNDT Women's University, Mumbai.
M. S. University of Baroda, Baroda.
Kala Bhavan, Vishva Bharti, Shanti Niketan West Bengal.
College of Arts, Delhi.
University of Calcutta
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Old October 26th, 2015, 10:07 AM
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I want to know the career scope in Geography in India as I am planning to do higher studies in Geography so can you tell me?
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Old October 26th, 2015, 10:08 AM
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Geography is the science of earth. Geographers are scientists who study about the physical details of the environment, its effects on human and wildlife, weather and climate patterns, economics and culture.

There are different branches in geography viz.

Physical geography
Human geography
Environmental geography and many more

Geography as a career provides multiple job options.

Due to increase of the use of satellite technology and Geographical Information System, the scope of geography also increased.

Geographers provide their services in diverse fields.

There are comparatively few geographers so they are in high demand at national and international level.

The remuneration depends on the potential, experience, seniority and type of organization.

Employability Skills


Ability to work orderly, patiently and methodically.
Good documentation skills.
A passion for field work and laboratory work.
Compatibility with computers.
Problem solving, analysing and interpreting skills.
Ability to handle huge data.
Perceptive and probing mind.
Keen observations.
Analytical and logical thinking.
Good communication skill.
Physically fit and be healthy to work in any situation & locale.
Enjoy traveling.
Work independently
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