Geography and Geology > B.A. Honours - Geology

B.A.Honours(Geology)- Stands for Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Geology. This undergraduate degree is typically for three years, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10+2) in any discipline. Honours degree is a specialized degree wherein one focuses completely on the subject. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Fundamentals of Geology, Physics, Chemistry and Biology for Earth Sciences and Mathematics for Materials and Earth Sciences.

Basic Eligibility

 

Candidate who are seeking admission in this field must have passed the higher secondary school (10+2) pass.

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.

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