Affiliated to the University of Mysore & Re-Accredited by NACC with ‘B’ Grade

Kollegal, Chamarajnagar – 571440.


About Department
Vision & Mission
Faculty Profile


The department of Geography was started in the year 1975. The subject is being taught as one of the optional subject for B.A. course and first semester B.Com course. 

It is a one of the major subject in humanities (Arts Combination) and offered in HEG and HSG combinations. This is the only subject in Arts which has theoretical and practical based curriculum. The department of Geography bringout almost cent percent result every year. The department has well equipped Laboratory, Teaching aids, Maps, Demonstration sets and Instruments for better understanding of the subject. It attracts more number of students every year due to its academic performance. 

  • Geography is an optional subject for BA and B.Com. (I Sem)
  • It is offered in HEG & HSG combinations for BA course
  • It has both theory & practical based curriculum
  • Department has Well equipped lab, maps ,survey instruments and other teaching aids
  • Good academic performance with almost cent percent result


Programme Specific Outcomes of Geography

  • Concept of  Fundamental of  Geography
  • Serve as conservator in forest, Soil, Agro, Departments.
  • Work in disaster and water resources management.
  • Serve in forest department as forest conservator.
  • Serve in cartographer in map making divisions of Government.
  • To  Prepare for Competitive exams.
  • Study the landforms, Geomorphology ,and agents of  Denudation 
  • Work in GIS, ISRO
  • To learn the concept of  land  scape and costal lines
  • To serve in Town planning officer to serve in survey Department


Physical Geography I

Course Outcomes  
  • Understand  the  effect of  rotation of  revolution the Earth  

  • Know the  internal structure of  the  earth know  the  importance of longitudes  &  latitudes  International  Date  line  and  Standard time

  • Understand  interior  structure  of  the  earth
  • Understand  the  work  of  internal and external forces and their associated  landforms.

  • Understand  the  composition of  atmosphere

  • Know  the Measurement of  Atmospheric Pressure  and  formation  of  Pressure Belts

  • Understand  the  types  of  winds


Practical Paper 1: Maps, Scale & Metrological Instruments.

  • Understand the different types of Maps.
    • Knowledge   about  Relief  features.(pictorial, mathematical & composite  methods
    • Understand the socio economic condition of the villages.
  • To be understand the functions & uses of Meteorological Instruments


Paper IIHuman Geography

Course Outcomes  

  • Understand  the  relationship of  man and environment , Environmental Determinism , possibilism , probabalism
  • Studies of  contribution of  Germens, French , Americans
  • Understand  the modes of  life of  eskimo, pigmys, kirgeeze
  • Explain the  Hager Strand Theory of  Diffusion 
  • Get knowledge about Cultural Realms of the world.
  • Get knowledge of population compositions .

Practical Paper 2 : Map Projections

  • Understand the different types of Map projection.
  • Get Knowledge   about making  projections



Paper III Regional Geography of the world

 Course Outcomes  

  • Understand the location  Physiographic, Drainage, Climate, and Vegetation  of  World

  • To know the silent feature, problems and  prospects of  Agriculture.

  • TO know the Natural Regions the World classification

  • Study the Mineral and power Recourses, -production and distribution of  Iron  etc.

  • Study the Transportation and Hoover’s transport cost theory   


Practical Paper 3 : Cartograms, and Distribution Maps

  • Understand the uses of Cartograms in Geography.
  • Get Knowledge   about  Line Graphs, Bar Graphs, Etc
  • Understand the Distribution of Maps.



Paper IV – Regional Geography of India – I

Course Outcomes  

  • Understand the location  Physiographic, Drainage, Climate, and Vegetation of  India

  • To know the silent feature, problems and prospects of  irrigation and Agriculture.
  • To Know about the mineral and power resources

  • Study the Population Composition  India and transportation net work, tourism

Practical Paper 4 : Basic Statistics

  • Understand the meaning, importance, limitations of Statistics.
  • Get Knowledge   about mean, median, mode
  • Understand the Time series Analysis, Index Numbers Etc.



Paper V Regional Geography of India – II

Course Outcomes  

  • Understand the location  Physiographic, Drainage, Climate, and Vegetation of India
  • To know the silent feature, problems and prospects of Agriculture.
  • Study the Problems And Prospect  of  Industrial Area.
  • Population Composition India.

Paper VI     Regional Geography of Karnataka (choice paper)

Course Outcomes  

    • Understand the location Physiographic, Drainage, Climate and Vegetation of Karnataka
  • To know salient feature, problems and prospects of Agriculture
  • Study the problems and prospects of Industries 
  • Population Composition Karnataka

Practical Paper 5 : Interpretation of Toposheet , weather reports,  and Cartograms .

  • Introduce the student of  Toposheet, weather map.
  • Understand the mechanism function of topographical maps.
  • Understand interpretation if weather images.


Paper VI   Environmental Geography (choice paper) 

   Course Outcomes  

    • Understand Structure, Components of Atmosphere.
    • Study about Nutrient cycling.
    • Acquire knowledge about biodiversity.
  • Understand the value of  Resource
    • Understand environmental problems there Cause, Effect and Remedies.
    • Get knowledge about environmental hazards and management.
  • Make aware about conservation of resources.
  • Understand the various environmental  protection acts.


Paper VI Economic Geography of the world (choice paper II)

   Course Outcomes  

    • Study the  Human  Economic Activities
    • Explain the Weber theory 
    • Understand the mineral and power resources
  • Study of the distribution of  engineering, cotton sugar Industries in India
  • Study Of India’s foreign tread

Practical paper 6 – GIS & Surveying

  • Understand the History of  GIS
  • Know Arial Photographs and Satellite Imageries
  • Acquire Knowledge about Indian Remote sensing.
  • Investigate components and function of GIS
  • Study GIS Data models.
  • Introduce   GPS and Its Functions.
  • Understand the different surviving techniques.
  • Knowledge   about preparation of  layout.
  • Understand the socio economic condition of  the villages.
  • Acquire knowledge of preparation of  drawing of  profile.
  • Get knowledge about Geo Statistical Methods.


  • Quality education to bring out knowledge about landscapes & cultural capes 
  • Create awareness about Global Environmental Change
  • Effect of Global warming
  • Provide knowledge about Disaster Management


  • Update the knowledge by conducting/attending Seminar/Workshops
  • Visit to the places of Geographical interests to enhance practical knowledge
  • Use modern techniques like Remote Sensing & GIS for better understanding of the subject
  • Enable the students to face competitive examinations 


Name of the faculty Qualification Designation Specialization Experience  Other information

Smitha A S


Asst. Professor 

Tourism  Geography,
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