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Career as a Geographer

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About Career as a Geographer

Geography deals with the aerial differentiation of the earth's surface. It includes study of factors such as physical features, climate, soil, vegetation, population, land use and industries all over world and their regional differentiation. Geography as a career options, thus provides multiple options to the young aspirants who have keen interest in different phenomena of the earth. With the increase use of satellite technology and Geographical Information System in almost every sphere of life, Geography is becoming a more promising career option than it was ever before

Career Prospects of Career as a Geographer

In the age of satellite technology and GIS, multiple career options are waiting for qualified and able geographer. They can work with various government departments and research institutes as cartographer, regional and urban planner. Several private sector organisation using GIS and remote sensing technology also require the service of qualified geographer. Geographers also can join NGOs and other developmental agencies engaged in population studies, rural development and environmental issues. Teaching in schools/collages/universities is also a good option for geographers. They can also start their own coaching institutes or tutorials.

Skills & Education Required for Career as a Geographer

Bachelor’s of Arts in Geography is the minimum course to start a career in this field. This is a three year course offered by many universities throughout India. The minimum qualification for this course is 10+2 pass. Some universities also offer B.Sc courses in Geography. Further one can pursue higher studies in Geography like Maser’s Degree/M.Phil./PhD. At these levels one can choose any specialized courses in Geography like Cartography, Urban and Town Planning, Regional Planning, Physiography, Climatology, Oceanography, Population Studies, Economic and Environmental Geography.

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  • Sir, I have passed 10+2 from arts stream,of W.B.C.H.S.E and Ididn't have maths in my combination.can I go for hons in geography without maths.and I want to about its future career. I want to admmition geography of 2011. posted by :Joydev Barai Posted By : Joydev Barai, on 16-08-2011 18:41:42 Report Abuse

  • Sir, I have passed 10+2 from arts stream,of W.B.C.H.S.E and Ididn't have maths in my combination.can I go for hons in geography without maths.and I want to about its future career. I want to admmition geography of 2011. posted by :Joydev Barai Posted By : Joydev Barai, on 16-08-2011 18:41:23 Report Abuse

  • Sir, I have passed 10+2 from arts stream,of W.B.C.H.S.E and Ididn't have maths in my combination.can I go for hons in geography without maths.and I want to about its future career. I want to admmition geography of 2011. posted by :Joydev Barai Posted By : Joydev Barai, on 16-08-2011 18:39:15 Report Abuse

  • Sir, I have passed 10+2 from arts stream,of W.B.C.H.S.E and Ididn't have maths in my combination.can I go for hons in geography without maths.and I want to about its future career. I want to admmition geography of 2011. posted by :Joydev Barai Posted By : Joydev Barai, on 16-08-2011 18:38:55 Report Abuse

  • Sir, I have passed 10+2 from arts stream,of W.B.C.H.S.E and Ididn't have maths in my combination.can I go for hons in geography without maths.and I want to about its future career. I want to admmition geography of 2011. posted by :Joydev Barai Posted By : Joydev Barai, on 16-08-2011 18:38:33 Report Abuse

  • Sir, I have passed 10+2 from arts stream,of W.B.C.H.S.E and Ididn't have maths in my combination.can I go for hons in geography without maths.and I want to about its future career. I want to admmition geography of 2011. posted by :Joydev Barai Posted By : Joydev Barai, on 16-08-2011 18:38:26 Report Abuse

  • Sir, I have passed 10+2 from arts stream,of W.B.C.H.S.E and Ididn't have maths in my combination.can I go for hons in geography without maths.and I want to about its future career. I want to admmition geography of 2011. posted by :Joydev Barai Posted By : Joydev Barai, on 16-08-2011 18:38:00 Report Abuse

  • Sir, I have passed 10+2 from arts stream,of W.B.C.H.S.E and Ididn't have maths in my combination.can I go for hons in geography without maths.and I want to about its future career. I want to admmition geography of 2011. posted by :Joydev Barai Posted By : Joydev Barai, on 16-08-2011 18:37:51 Report Abuse

  • I have passed 10+2 from arts stream,of W.B.C.H.S.E and Ididn't have maths in my combination.can I go for hons in geography without maths.and I want to about its future career. I want to admmition geography of 2011. posted by :Joydev Barai Posted By : Joydev Barai, on 16-08-2011 18:37:03 Report Abuse

  • I have passed 10+2 from arts stream and Ididn't have maths in my combination.can I go for hons in geography without maths.and I want to about its future career. I want to admmition geography of 2011. posted by :Joydev Barai Posted By : Joydev Barai, on 16-08-2011 18:34:31 Report Abuse

  • I have passed 10+2 from arts stream and Ididn't have maths in my combination.can I go for hons in geography without maths.and I want to about its future career. I want to admmition geography of 2011. posted by :Joydev Barai Posted By : Joydev Barai, on 16-08-2011 18:34:15 Report Abuse

  • i have passed my +2 from arts stream and i didn't have maths in my combination. can i go for hons in geography without maths. and i want to know about its future career. Posted By : devi priya chanda, on 01-06-2011 11:19:02 Report Abuse

  • what make me benefit after completing mba,as i m a graduate of geography Posted By : chandrashekhar bhattacharjee, on 21-05-2010 07:40:54 Report Abuse

  • what do it after gradution Posted By : aftabkhan , on 15-05-2010 06:02:06 Report Abuse

  • what do it after gradution Posted By : aftabkhan , on 15-05-2010 06:01:21 Report Abuse

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