Department of Geography

Year of Establishment : 1979

Faculty Profile

 Name of the Faculty  Educational
 Designation  Teaching & research experience Specialization
 1.  Dr. A.M.Raydurg  M.A., Ph.D  Asso.
 23 yrs  Applied Geography
 2.  Prof.Smt.B.S.Inamdar  M.A  Asso.
 20 yrs  Pure Geography

Curriculum Aspect : Curriculum Designing and  Revision of Syllabus
Faculty member Prof M. P.  Ukkund designed curriculum through BOS meeting in 2005.

Faculty member Dr. A. M. Raydurg Attended one day workshop on UG semesterization of syllabus held on 6.8.2005 in the Dept of Geography KUD. He also worked as a member BOS in Geography Karnataka State Women University Bijapur.

Faculty members participated and assisted as resource persons for the workshop on “Curriculum Development in Geography subject” held on 05.02.11 to 07.02.11  and 03.04.2011 at New Arts college, Tikota, Dr.A.M.Raydurg attended three days workshop to draft UG/PG syllabus of Rani Channamma University, Belgavi from 28.4.2011 to 30.04.2011.

Faculty members have designed the syllabus for bridge course, designed the syllabus for remedial and enrichment classes.
Dr A.M Raydurg worked as Chairman Paper setter and Moderator for BA, Bsc I II & III Examination K.U.D & Rani Channamma University Belgavi. He also worked as  Paper setter and Moderator for BA, Bsc I Examination.  He also worked as Evaluator for KAS & KES Examinations of  Karnataka Public Service Civil Examination.
Prof: (Smt) B.S Inamdar worked as Paper setter and Evaluator BA BSc II Examination K.U.D & Rani Channamma University Belgavi.

Success & Drop out Rates During Past Three  Batches
Success Rate:     100% , Ratio of Teacher to Student : 1: 84

Drop out Rate:     BI – 39, BII – 35, BIII-49

Research, Consultancy and Extension: Dr. A. M. Raydurg applied for MRP funded by UGC.
Dr. A. M. Raydurg published 6 articles in the National journals, presented research papers in the seminars/ workshops. Prof. Smt. B. S. Inamdar visited as a resource person to Secab PU college for boys. Prof. (Smt) B. S. Inamdar attended one day workshop for the formation of Geography Resource Group organized by the District Institute of Education and Training Bijapur (DIET,) On 28th April 2011.

Extension Services :
Prof. (Smt) B.S.Inamdar has guided and assisted Lead registered student of commerce department of our college to Free Medical Camp in slum area of Jamiya Masjid & Zenda Katta Bijapur on the eve of world Health Day with the kind co-operation of Doctors of   Al-Ameen Medical College Bijapur on 7th April 2011, about 200 patients were benefitted by this Camp, free medicines were distributed.  Prof. (Smt) B.S.Inamdar has assisted the lead team to open Zero Balance Account of our college students nearly 180 students have opened the accounts.

An Awareness Programme was conducted by the Department of Geography on Effects of Solid Waste in the last week of April 2011. The students of the department created awareness on the adverse effects of solid waste. The students of our department visited about 12 colleges of Bijapur city and distributed pamphlets on the effects of solid waste, and were successful in their venture. In our college library at present 855, Books  out of which 464 books are under UGC account and 391 under college account, total coast  of Rs. 1,09353/-

Department started donor’s library from 2005 and collected about 300 books  total of Rs. 50,000/- by the contribution of  our Department staff and students.
Plan of action for next five years:Plan to apply for Major and minor research projects, Plan to organize study tours, Plan to arrange Guest lecturers and  to add more books to department Library