Geography is the most fundamental discipline in natural Sciences and a foundation of most of the inventions in engineering and technology. It explores many of the deeper mysteries of the Universe and can lead to a wide range of careers and employment opportunities.The Department has recently been inducted by University Grants Commission for Financial Support under their UGC-SAP Programme at the level of DRS-I. The Department has the distinction of being the 5th Geography Department in the country to be awarded both DST-FIST and UGC-SAP. The Department has also well established Digital Cartography and Advanced Surveying Laboratories.

  • To develop a high level understanding of the subject matter in all the vital sub-fields of Geography.
  • To get a broad holistic picture of regional Development with particular reference to Jammu & Kashmir.
  • To develop the Competence to facilitate development of inter-disciplinary approach for an easy shift over from curricular work to research activity which would be able to help the process of socio-economic development of Jammu & Kashmir state.
  • To develop sufficient level of competence in the use of tools & techniques of regional analysis.

Prof. M.S Bhat
Head Of Department