Department of Geography

Department of Geography, Kaliachak College

The Department in Brief

The Department of Geography is one of the oldest departments of Kaliachak College, which was started its journey as General Course from August 1995. While the Honours course was introduced in July 2008. The focus behind the journey is to enhance geographical knowledge among the local as well as outsider students. The Department have a combined laboratory i.e. RS & GIS (Computer Lab) and geographical laboratory (Cartographic Lab) with available survey and mapping instruments. It has a comprehensive curriculum on topics related to modern geographical tools with an emphasis on practical learning under the affiliation of University of Gour Banga (Malda). The department uses existing smart classrooms of the HEI, as per weekly schedule, on regular mode leaded by the departmental faculties. For incurring the field knowledge among the students every year there is field visit as well as excursion conducted by the department. This small disciplinary branch (Department of Geography) is attempting significant contributions towards the pedagogic development in the educational scenario of the district as well as the region.


Vision and Mission

  • To encourage geographical thinking, through a multidisciplinary angle, among the students.
  • To cultivate interest regarding Geography, as a major subject, in higher education.
  • To enhance the standard of our students at regional as well as global level and make them employable and self-dependent.
  • To improve the practical based knowledge about different perspective of geography.
  • To cater a suitable platform to the students to exhibit their talents and creativity.
  • To impart self-evaluation, personality development and guide the students to strive towards competence and applied-sense.
  • Department of Geography provides effective teaching and learning environment with its focus on continuing educational process.

Teaching Staff

Dr. Sanjoy Saha
HoD & Assistant Professor
Mobile No: 9641419875
M.A.(Gold Medallist), B.Ed, Ph.D
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Dr. Somnath Halder
Assistant Professor
Mobile No: 9476311105
M.A., B.Ed, Ph.D
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