Sarojini Naidu College for Women

Affiliated to West Bengal State University

Govt Sponsored, Estd. 1956, UGC

NAAC Re-accredited with Grade "A" (3rd Cycle)

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The Department of Geography was established in the Year 1956. The department started as Pure Geography in 1969. The Honours Course started in 1986. Mrs Reba Palit was the founder faculty. At present total faculties are 8. The total number of students in this department is 189 in 2021-22. The average student-teacher ratio is 21:1. There are three theoretical classrooms, 1 Remote-Sensing Laboratory, 1 Pedo-Lithological Laboratory. At the Department, students are encouraged to acquire deeper knowledge of both the physical and human environment. In this department, students are exposed to various field techniques, seminars, laboratory sessions, hands-on training on GIS and remote sensing. The department prepares our Graduates for a wide range of jobs in Government bodies, Private Organizations and Statutory bodies.

  • Best Practice of the Department:
    • i) Offering Certificate course at the beginning of the programme.
    • ii) Extensive Field Visit.
    • iii) Continuous environmental assessment at college compass and surrounding.

  • Remote Sensing and GIS laboratory –This laboratory is equipped with 7 computers with RS-GIS software and a large collection of Satellite imageries and Aerial Photographs.
  • Pedo-Lithological Laboratory- This laboratory has different instruments that are used to do different soil and water analysis such as:
    • Grain size analysis of soil.
    • Measurement of suspended sediment concentration.
    • Analysis of COD, BOD, TOC of soil as well as water.
    • Measurement of electrical conductivity for salinity assessment.
    • Megascopic and Microscopic Identification of Rocks and Minerals.
  • 3 ICT-enabled classrooms.
  • Vast collection of issuance of books in Seminar Library (No of Books- 700)
  • Archive of Topographical maps.
  • Smart Television