The Department of Geography was established in the Year 1959 . This department was upgraded to a Degree Department in the year 1961 and in 1962 Honours (now Core) Course was started. The subject was taught in both Arts & Science streams. From the session 1984-85. PG Course was started under Gauhati University. The laboratories of the Department have been recognized by Gauhati University for carrying out Ph. D. research in 1990. In 2017, Cotton College was renamed as Cotton University upgrading it to a state university. Already about 30 PhD degrees have been awarded under the able guidance of the faculty members of the department.


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Recent Publications

  • Perceptions and adaptation behavior of farmers to climate change in the upper Brahmaputra Valley, India, Environment, Development and Sustainability, Springer Nature,
    Publish by: Ujjal Deka Baruah
    Publish on: 2021-03-12

  • A study on the bank erosion by the river Jia Bharali and its impact on the Panchmile area of Tezpur town, IJARET(Scopus listed)
    Publish by: Dr. Gitika Thakuraiah
    Publish on: 2021-02-01

  • Detection of Anomalies and Approximate Change Point in Temperature, Assam, India, 42 (1), Transaction,
    Publish by: Ujjal Deka Baruah & Nitashree Mili
    Publish on: 2020-09-04

  • "Assessment of spatial pattern and distribution of major crops in Assam, India", Space and Culture(Scopus listed),Vol 7&, No.4.
    Publish by: Dr. Nitashree Mili
    Publish on: 19-March-2020

  • Soil Loss Assessment in Sadiya Region, Assam , India using Remote Sensing and GIS.(Co-authored), Indian Journal of Science and Technology , vol 13 issue 23, 2020 pages 2319-2327 ISSN P- 0974-6846, E - 0974-5645
    Publish by: Dr. Barnali Gogoi
    Publish on: 16-June-2020

  • A study on Avifaunal diversity and distribution in the Puthimari beel of Barpeta District, Assam., Studies in Indian Place Names (UGC Care Listed), Volume 40, Issue 50, ISSN 23943114.
    Publish by: Dr. Mala Dutta
    Publish on: 02-March-2020

  • Economic potential of Kapla Beel of Barpeta District, Assam., TEST, Engineering and management (Scopus Indexed journal), Vol. 83,Issue March-April 2020, ISSN: 01934120
    Publish by: Dr. Mala Dutta
    Publish on: 02-April-2020

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For Further Information Contact:

Prof. Kalyan Das

Head of the Department