Geography

GOVERNMENT COLLEGE, KARIAVATTOM,  THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, KERALA – 695581

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY

 PROFILE

  • This institution was established with arts subject courses of undergraduate level of University College, Thiruvananthapuram in 1993-1994 with minimum infrastructural facilities.
  • During 1998, the Department of Geography was established with undergraduate level course, B.Sc. Geography.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME

  • The Department offers B.Sc. Geography course with geography as core and Geology and Statistics.
  •  It follows the syllabus and course pattern prescribed by the University of Kerala.

VISION

  • To develop Geography as an enriched discipline.
  • To teach, to spread and to flourish geographical knowledge.
  • To achieve higher levels of academic excellence.
  • To broaden the horizon of subject by starting M.Sc. programme in Geography.
  • To inculcate geographical/natural/environmental values in students.
  • To create awareness about the importance of Geography in the field of Competitive Examinations.
  • To create awareness on Social relevance of Geography in the society and to serve the society.
  • To provide awareness on the environment and mother earth.
  • To protect and to care the environment forever.
  • To make geography as a strong foundation for pursuing higher studies.
  • To create identity as a strong department in our college.
  • To spread knowledge about newly emerging trends and techniques in the subject.

 MISSION

  • We are on a mission to impart to our students maximum academic support and intensive classroom teaching with a friendly atmosphere.
  • We are on a mission to spread, make aware and inculcate to our students, values for environment, nature, earth and for human kind.
  • We do strongly advocate for protection of environment and we have kept our premises green by planting trees, saplings of plants etc.
  • We are working with our own building and three classrooms and well furnished survey lab, project lab and computer lab and we are thriving to introduce new technologies to the disciples, even though there are limitations.
  • We are presently widening our horizons, including infrastructure, in order to introduce M.Sc. Geography programme into our department in near future.
  • We are currently, making the department well connected with its assets and machinery to serve for local bodies and other governmental institutions (educational and non-educational), by offering them support through projects, training programmes and extension activities.
  • We, by including nature camps, seminars, symposiums, exhibitions, extension lectures, day observations into our curriculum, apart from daily teaching, we are trying to mould our students more creative and innovative in academic and non-academic pursuits.
  • We, on our administrative side, are very capable of handling day to day official chores with ease and efficiency and we do keep a warm channel with principal’s office and staff.

GOALS

  • To Become a Centre of Excellence,  with higher Academic and Non-Academic Scores

 

 

faculty

Dr.DAMODRAN KK
Damodaran-Commerce
  • Designation
  • Associate Professor & Head
  • Date of Joining Service
  • 25-02-1994
  • Contact Number
  • +91 9846390073
  • Email
  • dayadamodaran@gmail.com
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EXTENSION ACTIVITIES

  • National Seminar On “ Geospatial Technologies in Geography on March 2013
  • National Seminar on ”Paradigms in Geography” on March 2014.
  • National Symposium on “Dimensions of Geomorphology” and Exhibition.February 2015
  • mAsset Training programme for technical assistant’s of various panchayaths of Trivandrum district.

Achievements

  • Aiswarya. L. S (IV Sem Geography) won Bronze medal in Taekwondo Sport item, 36th National Games held at Trivandrum.
  • Our students are selected for higher education courses in different universities of India, including Jawaharlal Nehru University, Madras University, Madurai Kamaraj University, Kannur University, Govt. Colleges in and outside Kerala etc.