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Departmental Profile

The Department of Geography, under the School of Earth Sciences, is one of the youngest departments in Assam University. It started functioning in Diphu Campus from July, 2014, and currently offers M.A./ M.Sc. programme of study. The present curriculum is wide-ranging and it covers core courses such as geomorphology, regional geography of India, economic geography and climatology in the first semester and courses such as political geography, social geography, population geography, regional development and planning, environmental geography, and regional geography of North East India in the subsequent semesters. In addition, the course includes papers on cartography, remote sensing, GIS and dissertation writing. The department has a well equipped laboratory facility.

Courses Offered

Courses Offered Duration Number of Seats Program Course Structure
M.A. / M.Sc.(by course work) Four Semester 28 As per NEP 2020


Name Qualification Designation Area of Specialization Contact & Email ID
Dr. C Prakasam, M.Sc., M.Tech., M.Phil., Ph.D. Associate Professor Engineering Geomorphology, Disaster management, Geospatial Science, E-Flow monitoring and management, Physical Geography +91-8628800475

cprakasam@gmail.com / c.prakasam@aus.ac.in

Dr. Atur Kiri Ingti, MA., M.Phil, Ph.D Assistant Professor Agriculture Geography, Economic Geography +91- 8135993710


Dr.Sahana Bose, MA.,  M.Phil, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Geopolitics, Maritime Security, Human Security, Global Environmental Politics, Climate Change Policy + 91- 8011171606


Contact Us

Head of the Department: Dr. C Prakasam, Associate Professor
Email: cprakasam@gmail.com / c.prakasam@aus.ac.in
Mobile No +91 8628800475