THE HOST DEPARTMENT

The Department of Geography, B. Borooah College is well known for its academic pursuit and excellence in the entire North Eastern Region. The subject Geography was introduced at the Pre University (PU) level along with other science subjects in 1964. The three years degree course (TDC) in Geography was introduced in the college in the year 1965. From 1967 students were enrolled both from science and arts streams. Honours in Geography was introduced for the first time in 1972 with a special paper of cartography and settlement geography. Equipped with GIS & Remote Sensing and Geomorphology Laboratories, at present the Department has five Professors and two Laboratory bearers. Besides the regular courses it also conducts Certificate Courses in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System. The department has at present projects funded by ICSSR and UGC.