Geography and Geology > M.A. - Geography

M.A. Geography - Stands for Master of Arts in Geography. An M.A. is a two year postgraduate degree, eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree in any discipline. Geography is the study of the Earth - the land, topography, attributes, people and phenomena. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Environment and Ecology, Fundamentals of Remote Sensing and GIS, Statistical Techniques, Spatial Analysis, Advanced Physical Geography, Contemporary Human Geography, Computer Aided Mapping, Thematic Atlas, Spatial Economic Systems, Natural Resource Management, Political Geography, Agricultural Geography, Social Geography of India, Urban Settlement System, Regional Development, Cultural Geography, Hydrology and Water Resource Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Geography of Landscape, Demography and Population Policy, Health, Environment and Society etc.

Basic Eligibility

 

The eligibility criteria for pursuing a master’s degree is holding a graduation degree in any discipline.

 

Job Prospects

The field of Geography offers various career options to the candidates who are interested in learning different features of the earth.  Geographers are placed in different organizations in the role of  demographers, agricultural specialists,  urban and regional planners and remote sensing specialists, etc. They can also work in research and government sectors.

 

Geographers can also seek placement in research agencies such as environmental issues, population studies and rural development. Teaching profession can be undertaken in universities, colleges and schools for those who are geographers. Post- graduate students can also start their own coaching institutes.


Remuneration:-

 

A graduate employed in research institutes and government departments get income salary of Rs 8,000- Rs 15,000 every year depending upon their superiority and experience. In private companies the compensation is better with benefits such as medical allowances, house rent, etc.  Geographers as a teacher can earn an amount of Rs 10,000 - Rs 25,000 every month.

Institutes Offering M.A. - Geography

Acharya Narendra Deo College of Pharmacy - Master of Arts in Geography
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D.L.S P.G. College, Bilaspur - Master of Arts in Geography
Dayanand Brajendra Swarup College - Master of Arts in Geography
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Deen Dayal College of Law - M.A. in Geography
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Department of Regional Planning and Economic Growth, Barkatullah Vishwvidyalaya - Master of Arts in Geography
Dhanwate National College - Master of Arts in Geography
Directorate of Distance Education, Tripura University - Master of Arts in Geography
Durga Mahavidyalaya - Master of Arts in Geography
Faculty of Social Sciences, Banasthali University - Master of Arts in Geography
Gauhati University - Masters of Arts in Geography
Government Degree College - Master of Arts in Geography
Government Dungar College , Bikaner - Master Of Arts in Geography
Government P. G. College, Tonk - Master of Arts in Geography
Govt. DBDK College, Raipur - Master of Arts in Geography
Govt. Degree College - Master of Arts in Geography
Govt. Madhav Arts, Commerce and Law College, Ujjain - Master of Arts in Geography
Govt. Nehru P.G. College - Master of Arts in Geography
Govt. P. G. College, Ranikhet - Master of Arts in Geography
H. D. Jain College - Master of Arts in Geography
Hawabag Women's College - Master of Arts in Geography
Himachal Pradesh University - Master of Arts in Geography
Hindu Girls College, Sonepat - Master of Arts in Geography
Jai Narain Vyas University - Master of Arts in Geography
Jawaharlal Nehru Smarak P.G.College - Master of Arts in Geography
Kamla Nehru Institute of Physical and Social Sciences - Master of Arts in Geography
Khandesh Education Society's Pratap College - Master of Arts in Geography
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Madhya Pradesh Bhoj (Open) University - Master of Arts in Geography
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Magadh University - Master of Arts in Geography
Meerut College - Master Of Arts in Geography
MES Abasaheb Garware College - Master Of Arts in Geography
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Nalanda Open University - Master Of Arts In Geography
North Eastern Hill University - Master of Arts in Geography
Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University - Master of Arts in Geography
Panjab University, Chandigarh - Master of Arts in Geography
Patna University - Master of Arts in Geography
Rajarshi Shahu College, Latur - Master Of Arts in Geography
Rajendra College, Chapra - Master of Arts in Geography
Rajendra Prasad Degree College - Master of Arts in Geography
Rajiv Gandhi University - Master of Arts in Geography
Rama Devi Mahila Shikshan Sansthan - Master of Arts in Geography
Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University - Master of Arts in Geography
RSM College - Master of Arts in Geography
S.R. Govt. College for Women - Master of Arts in Geography
Samay G.H.A. Mahavidyalaya - Master of Arts in Geography
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Satish Chandra College - Master of Arts in Geography
Satish Chandra Dhawan Government College,Ludhiana - Master of Arts in Geography
Shibli National College - Master of Arts in Geography
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Tika Ram Girls College, Sonepat - Master of Arts in Geography
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University of Calicut - Master of Arts in Geography
University of Lucknow - Master of Arts in Geography
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