Master of Arts in Geography

Mater of Arts in Geography or MA in Geography is a postgraduate programme which deals with the study of the earth and its lands, features, boundaries and the phenomena. It is a two-year programme, divided into four semesters which trains students to study the features of soil, climate, and plantations and covers the various topics in the course besides the geography of the world. The geography degree at Baba Farid Institute of Technology is affiliated to HNB Gharwal Central University.MA in Geography

Geography is the study of earth, involving an advanced academic exploration of the earth’s surface, essence and composition. The course includes a comprehensive and in-depth study of the physical features of the earth. Beside Geography, the geography masters course covers parts of related subjects. Basically, this subject can be divided into two branches: physical geography and human geography. Physical geography focuses on geography as the study of earth and covers areas such as biogeography, climatology, geomorphology, glaciology, hydrology and hydrography, oceanography, palaeogeography, and quaternary science, meteorology, coastal geography, environment management. Human geography deals more with a process that shapes human society and covers areas such as culture, development, economy, politics and geopolitics, health, history and time, demography, religion, society, transport, and tourism.

Here at BFIT in masters in geography, we teach students the working principles, designs, concepts and various experimental skills associated with different fields of Geography related to Physical Geography and Human Geography. And train them for future job prospects by making them explore and understand every aspect of the scientific discipline of Geography.

ELIGIBILITY

  • The candidate ought to be passed the Bachelors examination from any recognized University or its identical examination and secured at least 45% marks (40% in the event of SC/ ST candidates).
  • Candidates who are likely to appear or who have appearedfor the qualifying examination i.e. B.A or equivalent but whose results have not been declared yet, can also opt for the admission.

CAREER SCOPE

After completing masters geography degree from one is eligible enough to apply for various competitive examination conducted by different Central Government departments. Some exams like the UPSC and SSC which are conducted by the central government enable the aspirants to get placed in Telecom, Educational Sector, Military Service etc. Railways also offer a set of opportunities for the postgraduates through the various entrance test carried out by the Railway Recruitment Board or RRB for the different posts and designations. The postgraduates can opt for the posts in both Indian Railway Traffic Service and Indian Railway Accounts Service. The various areas where the students can work after can work are:

  • Oil &Gas Corporation
  • National Council for Cement and Building Materials
  • Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Limited
  • Society of Integrated Coastal Management
  • NGO’s
  • Mining Industry
  • Government Research Institutes
  • GIS and Remote Sensing
  • Solid Waste Disposal

JOB PROSPECTS

After completing the masters in MA Geography one has various job aspects both in the public and private sector. Few job opportunities which the MA Geography postgraduates can opt for are:

  • Agriculture Specialist
  • Geographer
  • Cartographer
  • Demographer
  • Forest Manger
  • GIS and Remote Specialist
  • Regional and Urban Planner
  • Transportation Manager
  • Environment Manager
  • Fee applicable to applicants admitted on the basis of AIBFEE (MA Geography) will have to pay Rs 35,000/- annually.

BFiT Group of Institutions

On The basis of performance in AIBFEE (School of Arts & Journalism  – SAJ) :

The cut-off for each category will be announced along with the result of respective schedule. The scholarship details are as per the following table:

Course Fee (per year) Rs.35000/-
Percentage Slab Details Scholarship amount (per year) Fee Applicable after Scholarship (per year)
95% or above aggregate marks (Subject to seat availability)

Or

AIBFEE score more than or equal to Rank#1 cut-off

Rs.21000/- Rs.14000/-
90% – 94.99% aggregate marks (Subject to seat availability)

Or

AIBFEE score more than or equal to Rank#2 cut-off

Rs.14000/- Rs.21000/-
80% – 89.99% aggregate marks (Subject to seat availability)

Or

AIBFEE score more than or equal to Rank#3 cut-off

Rs.10500/- Rs.24500/-
70% – 79.99% aggregate marks (Subject to seat availability)

Or

AIBFEE score more than or equal to Rank#4 cut-off

Rs.7000/- Rs.28000/-

A) Admission in Post Graduate Course- MA Geography is based on Percentage of the graduation marks / AIBFEE Exam / GD-PI.

PHASE – 1

 

i) EARLY ADMISSION: – Applicable from  28th Nov 2019 – 28th May 2020

Path C: Applicable from 28th Nov 2019 – 28th April 2020: – Scholarship based on the percentage in graduation.

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a) To Block/Reserve a seat, you have to pay Rs.5000/- (adjustable in tuition fee & non- refundable) through any below mentioned modes. If interested and eligible.

i) Online Payment facility @ http://bfitdoon.com/online-payment.php or click mentioned below.

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ii) By cash deposit in Bank

iii) By making Demand Draft in favour of BFIT payable at Dehradun.

iv) By RTGS/NEFT

BANK DETAIL:-

BANK NAME- ICICI BANK BANK NAME- SBI BANK Bank NAME- Canara Bank
A/C NO.-243801000031 A/C NO.-31042767195 A/c No. 1182201002901
A/C HOLDER- BFIT TECHNICAL CAMPUS A/C HOLDER- BFIT A/C HOLDER- BFIT
BRANCH- ANURAG CHOWK BRANCH- DEHRADUN MAIN BRANCH BRANCH- Rajpur Road, Dehradun
IFSC CODE -ICIC0002438 IFSC CODE –SBIN0000630 IFSC CODE -CNRB0001182

 

b) After making payment, please email us your remittance detail at admissionbfit@gmail.com along with your complete detail

c) The Provisional Admission shall be granted to you.

d) Within a few minutes, you get admission Id on your registered mobile number/email, stating admission confirmation

 

Path D: Applicable from 28th April 2020 – 28th May 2020: –

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a) To Block/Reserve a seat, you have to pay Rs.5000/- (adjustable in tuition fee & non- refundable) through any below mentioned modes. If interested and eligible.

i) Online Payment facility @ http://bfitdoon.com/online-payment.php or click mentioned below.

Online Payment

ii) By cash deposit in Bank

iii) By making Demand Draft in favour of BFIT payable at Dehradun.

iv) By RTGS/NEFT

BANK DETAIL:-

BANK NAME- ICICI BANK BANK NAME- SBI BANK Bank Name: Canara Bank
A/C NO.-243801000031 A/C NO.-31042767195 A/c no: 1182201002901
A/C HOLDER-BFIT TECHNICAL CAMPUS A/C HOLDER-BFIT Account Holder: BFIT
BRANCH- ANURAG CHOWK BRANCH- DEHRADUN MAIN BRANCH Branch: Rajpur Road, Dehradun
IFSC CODE -ICIC0002438 IFSC CODE –SBIN0000630 IFSC Code: CNRB0001182

b) After making payment, please email us your remittance detail at admissionbfit@gmail.com along with your complete detail.

c) The Provisional Admission shall be granted to you.

d) Within a few minutes, you get Admission ID on your registered mobile number/email, stating admission confirmation

 

Path B : GD/PI : Applicable from 28th Nov 2019 – 28th April 2020

Interviews shall be conducted for all the Paths of Admission and Phases. The Interview shall be conducted in the following manner: –

– On-Campus Face-To-Face Interview & Group Discussion

– Face-To-Face Interview & Group Discussion in Offices Across the World

– Web One-On-One Interview & Web Conference.

– Telephonic Interview, etc.

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a) To Block/Reserve a slot, you have to pay Rs.1000/- (adjustable in registration fee & non- refundable) through any below

mentioned modes. If interested and eligible.

i) Online Payment facility @ http://bfitdoon.com/online-payment.php or click mentioned below.

Online Payment

ii) By cash deposit in Bank

iii) By making Demand Draft in favour of BFIT payable at Dehradun.

iv) By RTGS/NEFT

BANK DETAIL:-

BANK NAME- ICICI BANK BANK NAME- SBI BANK Bank Name: Canara Bank
A/C NO.-243801000031 A/C NO.-31042767195 A/c no: 1182201002901
A/C HOLDER-BFIT TECHNICAL CAMPUS A/C HOLDER-BFIT Account Holder: BFIT
BRANCH- ANURAG CHOWK BRANCH- DEHRADUN MAIN BRANCH Branch: Rajpur Road, Dehradun
IFSC CODE -ICIC0002438 IFSC CODE –SBIN0000630 IFSC Code: CNRB0001182

b) After scoring the minimum GD-PI cutoff for the selection process, you have to pay Rs.4000/- (adjustable in tuition fee & non-

refundable) through any above mentioned modes.

c) After making payment, please email us your remittance detail at admissionbfit@gmail.com along with your complete detail.

d) The Provisional Admission shall be granted to you.

e) Within a few minutes, you get admission Id on your registered mobile number/email, stating admission confirmation.

 

Path A: AIBFEE : – The exam shall be conducted online from – 28th February 2020 to 28th April 2020

Provisional Admission depends on merit basis available for all Courses. There are four options:

– Rank #1 cut-off of AIBFEE score.

– Rank #2 cut-off of AIBFEE score.

– Rank #3 cut-off of AIBFEE score.

– Rank #4 cut-off of AIBFEE score

a) To Block/Reserve a slot you can fill online allocation form.

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b) After receiving Login Credentials, take your exam 24 X 7 from home and your result shall be updated in 48 hours.

c) After scoring the minimum AIBFEE Rank, you have to pay Rs.5000/- (adjustable in tuition fee & non- refundable) through any below mentioned modes.

i) Online Payment facility @ http://bfitdoon.com/online-payment.php or click mentioned below.

Online Payment

ii) By cash deposit in Bank

iii) By making Demand Draft in favour of BFIT payable at Dehradun.

iv) By RTGS/NEFT

BANK DETAIL:-

BANK NAME- ICICI BANK BANK NAME- SBI BANK Bank Name: Canara Bank
A/C NO.-243801000031 A/C NO.-31042767195 A/c no: 1182201002901
A/C HOLDER-BFIT TECHNICAL CAMPUS A/C HOLDER-BFIT Account Holder: BFIT
BRANCH- ANURAG CHOWK BRANCH- DEHRADUN MAIN BRANCH Branch: Rajpur Road, Dehradun
IFSC CODE -ICIC0002438 IFSC CODE –SBIN0000630 IFSC Code: CNRB0001182

d) After making payment, please email us your remittance detail at admissionbfit@gmail.com along with your complete detail.

e) The Provisional Admission shall be granted to you.

f) Within a few minutes, you get admission Id on your registered mobile number/email, stating admission confirmation.

PHASE – 2

 

Path E: From 28th May to 11th July 2020: Path E shall be announced subject to seat availability.

B) On the date of scheduled joining time the student shall report at the venue on time, wherein briefing of the institute, rules and regulations etc. shall be given to the students. The students should carry the following documents along with the following certificates in original for verification:

  • 8 passport size photographs.
  • TC & Migration Certificate.
  • Character certificate from the last school attended.
  • 10th class mark sheet & passing certificate.
  • 12th class mark sheet & passing certificate.
  • Graduation mark sheet & passing certificate.
  • Aadhar Card
  • Domicile Certificate
  • 3 sets of photocopies of all the above documents.
  • Copies of extracurricular/sports or any other major achievement has done on basis of which additional consideration is being made.

C) Upon verification of the above documents, the candidates shall granted final admission.

D) If any of the above-mentioned documents are not available, then the admission given shall be provisional basis unless submitted. The required documents will have to be submitted latest by 25th July 2020.

Details Ist Year IInd Year
Form Rs. 500/- NA
Registration Fee Rs. 3,000/- NA
Campus Fee Rs. 7,500 NA
Other Charges (Uniform, Lab practical, Seminar etc.) Rs. 11,500/- NA
Library Rs. 3,000/- Rs. 3,000/-
Other Charges (ID card/Marathon/SMS etc.) Rs. 940/- NA
Medical Consultation Charges Rs. 800/- Rs. 800/-
Placements Rs.4,000/- Rs.4,000/-
Dissertation/Internship/Training Charges (wherever applicable) (wherever applicable) (wherever applicable)
University Examination Fee As per the University Norms As per the University Norms

FIRST SEMESTER

  • ( SOES/GEG/C001 ) Geographic Thought
  • ( SOES/GEG/C002 ) Advance Geomorphology
  • ( SOES/GEG/C003 ) Geography of Natural Resources
  • ( SOES/GEG/C004 ) Geography of India
  • ( SOES/GEG/C005 ) India-Locational Aspects (Map)
  • ( SOES/GEG/C006 ) Practical I – Cartography

SECOND SEMESTER

  • ( SOES/GEG/C007 ) Geography of Himalaya
  • ( SOES/GEG/C008 ) Advance Climatology
  • ( SOES/GEG/C009 ) Environmental Study
  • ( SOES/GEG/C010 ) Remote Sensing & GIS
  • ( SOES/GEG/C011 ) World Locational Aspects Map (excluding India)
  • ( SOES/GEG/C012 ) Practical II – Remote Sensing, GIS & Field Work
  • ( SOES/GEG/SS01 ) Social Geography ( Self Study Course )

THIRD SEMESTER

  • ( SOES/GEG/C013 ) Research Methodology and techniques
  • ( SOES/GEG/C014 ) Model & Theory in Human Geography
  • ( SOES/GEG/C015) Practical III – Quantitative Techniques and Mapping
  • Elective – Any Three of the following elective (optional) course
  • ( SOES/GEG/C001 ) Bio Geography
  • ( SOES/GEG/C002 ) Geo-Hydrology
  • ( SOES/GEG/C003 ) Natural Hazards & Disaster Management
  • ( SOES/GEG/C004 ) Urban Geography
  • ( SOES/GEG/C005 ) Political Geography
  • ( SOES/GEG/C006 ) Cultural Geography
  • ( SOES/GEG/C007 ) Geography of Soil and Land Use
  • ( SOES/GEG/C008 ) Geographical Information Science
  • ( SOES/GEG/SS02 ) Assignment based Seminar ( Self Study Course )

FOURTH SEMESTER

  • ( SOES/GEG/C016 ) Uttarakhand – A Regional Analysis
  • ( SOES/GEG/C017 ) Dissertation
  • ( SOES/GEG/C018 ) Practical IV – Surveying and Weather Analysis
  • Elective – Any Three of the following elective (optional) Papers
  • ( SOES/GEG/C009 ) Human Ecology & Sustainable Development
  • ( SOES/GEG/C010 ) Regional Planning & Development
  • ( SOES/GEG/C011 ) Oceanography
  • ( SOES/GEG/C012 ) Population Geography
  • ( SOES/GEG/C013 ) Geography of Rural Settlements & Central Places
  • ( SOES/GEG/C014 ) Agriculture Geography
  • ( SOES/GEG/C015 ) Glacial Geomorphology
  • ( SOES/GEG/C016 ) Geography of Tourism and Recreation
  • ( SOES/GEG/SS03 ) Medical Geography ( Self Study Course )

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