About the Department


The Department of Geography of Katwa college was initiated in 1987 for general course. Honours course started in 2005 on the self finance basis. Presently, courses offered by the department include B.A Honours & General ( 3 year, CBCS), 4 Year & 3 year Geography Major & Minor (NEP). At present department is running with six full time faculty members ( two assistant professor & four state aided college teacher).

To achieve excellence through imparting quality education and skill in Geography that can serve the society adopting the changing versatility of job and research opportunities.

  • To foster professional ethics and responsibilities for the organization, society and environment.
  • To prepare the students ready for job through enhancing the skill of Geoinformatics and data analysis and hands on training.
  • To enrich the existing curriculum through extension lectures by eminent scholars, faculty exchange programme.
  • To adequately address and assess the special needs of backward students through remedial programme.


  • Enthusiastic and dedicated teachers.
  • Active participation of students in co curricular activities and their obedience.
  • Alumni take special classes and participate in departmental activities.


  • Most of the students come from remote areas with very poor modes of communication.
  • Many of them are not eager to continue studying because of economic problems.



Have the scope of enrichment of knowledge through special classes taken by alumni and senior students.


  • To teach slow learners and advance learners both in a class.
  • To impart best education within limited available resources (books and computers).


  • To convert Departmental magazine ‘Bhugolika’ into a student oriented ISBN journal.
  • To train students in the field of GIS through workshops, training courses, certificate courses, add-on courses and prepare them ready for jobs. 










Contact Us

  • Department of Geography
  •   Katwa, Purba Bardhaman
  •   Phone No.
  •   Email Id
  •   geography.katwacollege.ac.in