Geography

Department Established in  UG 1958 PG 1968
Brief Profile of the Department:   The department of Geography at the Maharaja College Chhatarpur is one of the oldest department in the Bundelkhand region. The Department of Geography was established in 1958 to give only undergraduate courses in geography. Gradually postgraduate courses were also started in 1968. The department produced the first batch of postgraduate students in 1970. In 1973 the department was recognized as research center by the APS University Rewa.
S.No. Name Designation Experience in Years E-Mail Photo
1. Dr. Bihari Singh Rajpoot Professor & Head 38 profrajput@rediffmail.com
2. Dr. Alok Kumar Rai Professor 33 rai.alok009@gmail.com
3. Dr. (Smt.) Krishna Shukla Professor 32 krshukla1960@gmail.com
Courses Offered : Undergraduate , Postgraduate (Specialization in Agricultural Geography).
Facilities provide by department
• Well established departmental library.
• Surviving instruments for UG & PG Classes.
• Computer with internet &printer.
• Photocopier & LCD Projector.
• Global Positioning System.
Achievements of the Department
1. Nearly all PG students are passed with first division for the last five years.
2. Every year all PG students visited academic tour.
3. Shree Renu Vinod Sharma awarded PhD 2013 under guidance of Dr. B.S. Rajput.
4. Shree Vivek Paney awarded PhD 2014 under guidance of Dr. B.S. Rajput.
5. Shree Surjan Singh Yadav awarded PhD 2015 under guidance of Dr. Alok Kumar Rai.
6. Ku. Sushma Devi submitted her PhD thesis under the guidance of Dr. Alok Kumar Rai.
7. Five students qualified NET Examination sponsored by UGC.
Future Plans of the Department
1. Well – equipped and Modern lab & departmental library.
2. Data processing center.  
3. Smart class rooms.
4. Introducing of M.Phil. Programme.
5. Diploma courses in remote sensing & GIS.
6. Diploma courses in tourism.