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27th June 2018, 09:59 AM
Re: Geography Hons Syllabus Of Burdwan University

I want the syllabus of B.Sc. (Honours) Geography program of University of Burdwan so will you provide me?
27th June 2018, 10:02 AM
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Re: Geography Hons Syllabus Of Burdwan University

I am providing you the syllabus of B.Sc. (Honours) Geography program of University of Burdwan

University of Burdwan B.Sc. (Honours) Geography syllabus

Part- I

Theoretical I Geotectonics, Geomorphology and Hydrology

Practical II Cartographic Techniques in Geography

Part- II

Theoretical III Climatology, Soil Geography and

Practical IV Analytical Techniques in Geography

Part- III


V Nature of Geography
VI Economic & Social Geography
VII Geography of India


VIII Applied Geographical Techniques and
Field Report



Full Marks: 100 Examination Time: 4 Hours

Number of lectures to be delivered for each Unit20

1.1 Origin of the Universe and the Earth:Theories Propounded by P. L. Laplace, Otto
Schmidt, G. Kuiper, Stephen Hawking
1.2 Geological Timescale and Geological History of the Earth, Methods of Rock Dating
1.3 Thermal and Physical State of the Earths Interior with special reference to Seismological
1.4 Theories of Isostasy: Models of Pratt, Airy, Heiskanen, and Daly
2.1 Rocks: Origin, Classification, Characteristics and impact on Landforms
2.2 Continental Drift: Evidences and Mechanisms
2.3 Seafloor Spreading: Evidences and Mechanisms
2.4 Orogenesis and Epeirogenesis with reference to Plate Tectonics
3.1 Processes of Denudation: Weathering, Erosion and Mass Wasting
3.2 Cyclic and Non-Cyclic Concepts of Landscape Evolution (Davis, Penck and Hack)
3.3 Landform Evolution in Uniclinal and Folded Structures
3.4 Landform Development in Faulted and Volcanic Structures
4.1 Fluvial Processes and Landforms
4.2 Aeolian Processes and Landforms
4.3 Coastal Processes and Landforms, Classification of Coasts and Shorelines (after Johnson
and Shepard)
4.4 Glacial Processes and Landforms
5.1 Components and Distribution of Hydrosphere, Significance of Global Hydrological Cycle
5.2 Runoff, Infiltration, Evaporation and Transpiration
5.3 Ground Water Storage and Circulation:Aquifer Recharge and Dischrage
5.4 Tides: Types, Characteristics and Theoriesof Origin (Progressive Wave Theory and
Stationary Wave Theory)
N.B. : Pattern of setting question papers along with distribution of marks has been
incorporated in the section-IV of this syllabus.

University of Burdwan B.Sc. (Honours) Geography syllabus


The University of Burdwan
Burdwan Rajbati, Raiganj, Pairakhana, Bardhaman, West Bengal 713104
0342 263 4975

For complete syllabus here is the attachment
3rd September 2018, 09:29 AM
Re: Geography Hons Syllabus Of Burdwan University

Hello sir, I’m doing B.Sc in Geography Hons from Burdwan University. I want syllabus. Is there any one can provide me Geography Hons Syllabus Of Burdwan University?
3rd September 2018, 09:31 AM
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Re: Geography Hons Syllabus Of Burdwan University

The Burdwan University is admitted candidates for B.Sc. (Hons) Geography. The B.Sc. (Hons) Geography is a three year course.

Eligibility for the course is 10+2, intermediate cleared. Admissions for this course are on the basis of counselling after clearing entrance test.

Bachelor of Science in Geography is an undergraduate Geography course. Geography is the science that deals with the study of the Earth and its lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena.

B.Sc Geography Hons Syllabus Of Burdwan University:


Geography of India
Maps and scales (Practical)


Physical Geography I
Representation of Physical Features (Practical)

Physical Geography II
Representation of Climate Data (Practical)

Human Geography
Maps projections (Practical)

Economic Geography
Distribution Maps and Diagrams (Practical)

Introduction to Remote Sensing, Hours GIS and Quantitative Methods
Introduction to Remote Sensing and Field Survey Report (Practical)

B.Sc. (Honours) in Geography
CC1 - Geotectonics and Geomorphology 6 Credits

Unit 1: Geotectonics
1. Earths tectonic and structural evolution with reference to geological time scale
2. Earths interior with special reference to seismology.
3. Concept of Isostasy:Theories of Airy and Pratt
4. Plate Tectonics: Processes at constructive, conservative, destructive boundaries and hotspots: resulting landforms

Unit 2: Geomorphology
1. Degradational processes: Weathering, mass wasting and resultant landforms
2. Models of landscape evolution: Views of Davis, Penck, and Hack
3. Slope Development: Concept of Wood
4. Development of river network and landforms on uniclinal and folded structures
5. Types of rocks, mineralogical composition of igneous rocks; Landforms on igneous rocks with special reference to Granite and Basalt
6. Karst landforms: Surface and sub-surface
7. Glacial and fluvio-glacial processes and landforms
8. Aeolian and fluvio-aeolian processes and landforms.

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