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Department Profile:

Name of the Department: GEOGRAPHY

Year of establishment: 2010 (General)

Names of Programs / Courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated Masters, Integrated Ph.D., etc.): UG ( B. A. Honours, B. A. General)  ----     U.G , B.A (General)                      

Name of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments / units involved:                                               NIL

Annual/Semester/Choice Based Credit System (programme wise):                                                  UG, Annual

Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments:                                         NIL

Courses in collaboration with other universities, industries, foreign institutions,etc. -                           NIL

Details of courses / programs discontinued (if any) with reasons:-                                                        NIL.

Number of teaching posts

 

Sanctioned

Filled

Professor

NA

NA

Associate Professor

No direct recruitment. Promotion only according to UGC-DPI, Govt. of West Bengal-University Rules

NIL

Assistant Professor

1

1

Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, area of specialization, experience and research under guidance –

Name

 

Qualification

Designation

Specialization

No. of Years of

Experience

No. of Ph. D. Students guided for the last 4 years

BAPPA SARKAR

M.Sc

 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

CARTOGRAPHY

6 MONTH

NIL

PALLAB ROY

M.A

CONTRACTUAL PART TIME

URBAN GEOGRAPHY

5 YEAR

NIL

TANMAY SAHA

M.A

CONTRACTUAL PART TIME

URBAN GEOGRAPHY

2 YEAR

NIL

List of senior Visiting Faculty:                                                                                                               NIL

Percentage of lectures delivered and practical classes handled (program-wise) by temporary faculty:     PACTICAL-50% THEORY- 50% (approx.)

Student Teacher Ratio (program-wise):    15:1

Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff: sanctioned, filled:                     NIL.

Qualification of teaching faculty with DSc/D. Litt/Ph. D./MPhil/PG--   PG: Please refer to Sl. No 10.

Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) national b) international funding agencies and grants received.  No ongoing projects at present

Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST; UGC, DBT, ICSSR, etc., total grants received.                Nil

Research Centre /facility recognized by the University: Nil

Publications: Publication per faculty

Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals (national and international)

a)Monographs

b)Chapters in Books     

c)Books edited

d)Books with ISBN with details of publishers         

e)Seminar/Conference (National & International)

f)Number listed in International Database (For e.g. Web of Science, Scopus, Humanities International Complete, Dare Database - International Social Sciences Directory, EBSCO host, Medline, etc.)

g)Citation Index –         

h)range / average

 i)SNIP

 j)SJR

k)Impact Factor –

l)range / average

Index

Name of faculty

a

b

c

d

e

f

g

h

i

J

k

l

Bappa Sarkar

-

-

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Pallab Roy

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Tanmoy Sarkar

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Areas of consultancy and income generated  -                                                                                         Nil

Faculty as members in  a)National committees b) International committees c) Editorial Boards - a) Bappa Sarkar is a life member of Indian Institute of Remote Sensing(IIRS)

Student projects - percentage of students who have taken up in-house projects including inter-departmental /programme.- All 2nd year students are required to submit Project Report after completing Field Work.

percentage of students placed for projects in organisations outside the institution i.e., in Research laboratories / Industry / other agencies   ------Nil---

How many students have cleared national and state competitive examinations such as NET, SLET, GATE, Civil Services and Defense Services etc.?  --NO Such data maintained.

Awards / recognitions received at the national and international level byFaculty  - Name of the Faculty: Bappa Sarkar

Awards received:

                                        i). Medal for 1st class 1st in B.A,2007 at North Bengal University.

                                       ii)  Medal for 1st class 2nd in M.Sc 2009 at North Bengal University.

                                       iii). National Scholarship funded by UGC, 2009.

Students -                                                                                                                                                 Nil

List of eminent academicians and scientists / visitors to the department:                                                  NIL

Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops organized and the source of funding           

                                                                                                                  a) National     -  N.A

                                                                                                                  b) International -N.A

Student profile program-wise:

Name of the Course/Programme

(refer to question no. 4)

Applications received

Selected

 

Enrolled

Pass percentage

 

* M

* F

UG( 1st 2015-2016)

78

40

12

7

Examination yet to be held

UG(3rd 2014-15)

10

10

6

4

100

UG(2nd year),2014-2015

15

15

10

5

100

UG(1st year),2014-2015

75

30

14

07

100

UG( 3rd year),2013-2014

10

10

6

4

100

UG(2ND Year), 2013-2014

20

20

13

7

90

UG(1st year),2013-2014

65

30

14

4

83

UG(3rd Year),2012-13

3

3

2

1

100

UG(2nd year), 2012-13

16

16

12

4

63

UG(1st Year) ,2012-13

59

30

15

8

87

* M=Male       * F=Female

Diversity of students

Name of the Course

% of students from the same State

% of students from other State

% of students from abroad

UG P I

95

0

5

UG P II

100

0

0

UG P III

100

0

0

Student progression-

Student progression

Percentage against enrolled

UG to PG

Data not maintain

PG to M.Phil

N.A

PG to Ph.D.

N.A

Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral

N.A

Employed

Campus selection

Other than campus recruitment

N.A

Entrepreneurship/Self-employment

N.A

Details of infrastructural facilities-

Library       --There is a Central library to cater to the need of the students.. Department does not have a library .But the complimentary copies provided by different publisher are provided in the department for the use of the student.

Internet facilities for staff and students - It is a part of central facility.

Class rooms with ICT facility- Nil

Laboratories – YES. Department has one single lab.

Number of students receiving financial assistance from College, University, government or other agencies- Data maintained by the college

Details of student enrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops/seminar) with external experts- Nil

Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning- Lecture, Demonstration, practical G.D, Technology aided Teaching , Educational Tour .

Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities:-Our students participate in NSS activities and seminar conducted by college.

SWOC analysis of the department and future plans.

Strength- Coordination among faculty members and students. Near optimal Student Teacher ratio. Scope for extension of laboratories.

Weaknesses-    Insufficient laboratory space. Lack of instruments. Practical and theory are conducted at the same room.

Opportunities-   Lab with audio-video class room, students are encouraged to take up higher studies and competitive exam.

Challenge:- Installation of  modern lab and Introduction of Honours Course yet to be done. Recruitment policy of permanent faculty. Financial constraints in up gradation of laboratory.