Surya Sen Colony, Block B, Siliguri
Dist.: Jalpaiguri, West Bengal (India)-734004
Email: suryasen@suryasencollege.org.in
Phone : +91 353-2691488, +91 94763 87939

SURYA SEN MAHAVIDYALAYA

Govt. Aided College & Recognized by UGC u/s 2(f) &1 2(b) :: Established in: 1998
NAAC ACCREDITED  ::   ISO 9001:2115 & ISO 21001:2018 CERTIFIED
Masterda Surya Sen

Indian revolutionary
and School Teacher

22 Mar1894 - 12 Jan 1934

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY



  Course Outcome & Programme Outcome
  Syllabus:

    FYUGP Course Syllabus (click here to view the syllabus)


    Honours Program Course Syllabus (click here to view the syllabus)


    Program Course Syllabus (click here to view the syllabus)


    Generic Elective Syllabus (click here to view the syllabus)


    P.G. Diploma in Geoinformatics(click here to view the syllabus)


  About the Department:
  The Department of Geography of Surya Sen Mahavidyalaya started its journey in the year 2007. The department offers honours, programme and generic elective courses in Geography.At Present the department has four faculties with expertise in the fields of Fluvial Geomorphology, Cartography, Population Geography, Urban Geography, Geo-informatics and one laboratory attendant who constantly guide the students. Several alumni of the department have become luminaries in the different areas of the society from teaching, research to planning etc.. This department is enriched further with the Nodal-Centre of Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) for the various outreach programme offered by IIRS-ISRO. The students hold good result in the UG examination of the affiliating university. Considering the wide importance of modern Geo-spatial technology in recent era, PG Diploma in Applied Geoinformatics has been introduced for the academic session 2023-2024, for the betterment of the students. The diploma course is offered by International Institute of Geospatial Science and Technology (IIGST).The well-developed digital classroom, newly equipped instruments, GIS computer lab facilities, spacious floor, all time the teacher's guidance inspire the students to do something new in their life.


  Departmental Activities:

The department encourages students to participate actively in research activities. Some of the projects that have been completed or are in progress are:

  • An e-magazine titled ‘Nadi Churi’, which was published online during the covid-19 pandemic.
  • A wall magazine on ‘Sustainable Urban Planning, with special reference to Siliguri’, which published in 2022.
  • A magazine called ‘A Jam which is not so yummy!!’, which analyzes the causes and solutions of traffic congestion in Siliguri.
  • A project on ‘finding the source of the Fuleswari river’ and the reasons for its degradation.

A new initiative by the department to find the exact Reduced Level (RL) of the college from the mean sea level. Dumpy level Surveying will be used to find the RL from the nearby railway station. The work is ongoing. Moreover, every year, 4th  Semester& 6th  Semester students prepare a project report on various social and environmental issues. They collect data from the field and propose various solutions related with various problem related with environment and society. These are some of the steps taken by the department to contribute to the improvement of our society.


Date

Name of the Event

Resource Person

Topic

   No. of Participants

24.01.2023

A one day Invited Lecture

Dr. Snehasish Saha, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography & Applied Geography, University of North Bengal

Perspectives of World Environment and Provisions of the Protocols

180

2.05.2023

One Day Inter-Departmental
 Teacher’s Exchange Programme

Dr. Suphal Biswas, Associate Professor, Department of Bengali, Surya Sen Mahavidyalaya

Disaster in Devbhumi

82

09.04.2022

One Day Lecture

Dr. Rupak kumar Paul, Department of Geography and Applied Geography, NBU

River Degradation:
A Case Study of
 Uttar-Dinajpur

85

21.04.2022

One Day Lecture. Delivered

Dr. Tuhin Kanti Ray,  Department of Geography Vidyasagar College, Kolkata

Intra-Urban
Mobility
Characteristics of
Siliguri Town  

87

31.07.2018

Invited Lecture

Prof. Bijan Ghosh  ( Retd. Associate Prof.), of Siliguri College

Practical Geography 

64

24.11.2018

Invited Lecture

Prof.(Dr.) Ranjan Roy, Department of Geography, NBU

UTM Projection

58

31.01.2019

Invited Lecture

Dr.SuphalBiswas, Assistant Prof., Department on Bengali, Surya Sen Mahavidyalaya

Cultural geography in the discipline of Geography

53

27.03.2019

Invited Lecture on in Geography

Prof.(Dr.) Ashis Sarkar,Presidency University

Cotemporary Research Trend

61

13.11.2019

Invited Lecture

Prof. L. N.Satpati,  Prof. of Geography and Director, UGC HRDC, University of Calcutta.

 Sustainable Development and Water Resource Management.

50

28.08.2019

Invited Lecture

Prof. Partha Pratim Roy, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Siliguri College.

Perspectives of Surveying in Geography’.

29

21.08.2019

Publication of Wall Magazine

 Scenario of Ground Water Contamination in the State of the West Bengal.

181

30.03.2019

Student Seminar

 Cartographic Techniques

27

27.03.2019

Invited Lecture

Prof.(Dr.) Ashis Sarkar

Presidency University

Cotemporary Research Trend in Geography.

18

20.03.2019

Student Seminar

Settlement  Geography

 31

26.02.2019

Faculty Exchange

Rahul  Paul,

Department of Economics,SSM

Statistical Techniques with Special reference to Co-relation Regression

46

31.01.2019

Faculty Exchange

Dr. Suphal Biswas,

Department of Bengali, SSM

Influence of Literature on Cultural Geography

39

24.11.2018

Invited Lecture

Prof.(Dr.) Ranjan Roy, NBU

UTM Projection

43

28.09.2018

Exhibition of Charts & Models

108

31.07.2018

Invited Lecture

Prof. Bijan Ghosh, Siliguri College

Practical Geography

47

23.02.2018

Student Seminar

Plantation Farming

08

19.12.2017

Invited Lecture

Prof.(Dr.) Ashis Sarkar

Presidency University

Future work and research opportunities in the discipline of Geography

30

01.12.2017

Student Seminar

 Significance of Field Study in Geography: A Case Study of Manali and Shimla”

30

01.12.2017

Invited Lecture

Prof.(Dr.) Ranjan Roy, NBU

Earthquake Hazards with special reference North East India

30



Field Survey:

Year

Place of visit

Purpose of visit

Number of participants

13th  to 16th March, 2024

Kalimpong, West Bengal

Socio-economic Survey

29

19th February, 2024

Siliguri Town Station, Siliguri

Measuring the Reduced Level (R.L) of  the college by Dumpy Level Surveying

21

9th February, 2024

Joyee Setu, Mekhliganj, West Bengal

Field survey, to observe the impact of climate change on agriculture

51

3rd to 9th February, 2023

 Siliguri Municipal Corporation

Impact of air pollution in Siliguri

24

12th to 14th February, 2023

Bakura, West Bengal

Socio-economic survey

23

15th to 17th February, 2023

Purulia, West Bengal

Survey on Disaster management

27

20th March, 2023

Gulma, West Bengal

To observe Fluvial Landform

14

18th to 21st May 2022

Kalimpong, West Bengal

Socio-economic Survey

28

25th November 2022

Paglajhora, West Bengal

Assessment of Landslide in Darjeeling Himalayas

16

4th April, 2022

Tumbajote Mauza, Matigara II, Siliguri

Socio-economic Survey

14

18th to 21st February 2020

Darjeeling, West Bengal

Socio-economic Survey

21

16th -17th Nov 2019

Lepcha jagat, Darjeeling, west bengal

Socio-economic Survey

25

21st to 31st December 2018

SMC, Siliguri

Socio-economic Survey

18

26th to 03rd November 2017

Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Socio-economic Survey

24



Student Achievement:

Barna Bhattacharjee

Student of the year award in Surya Sen Mahavidyalaya.
1st in recitation competition

Rima Dey

1st position in recitation competition in Students observation Week 2024 in Surya Sen Mahavidyalaya

Rima Dey

Students observation week 2023

2nd position in recitation competition

Pinky Saha

Students observation week 2023

2nd position in music competition (dated 6th January 2023)

Ashis Saha

2nd position in Drawing competition at Student observation week (dated 6th January 2023)

Ashis Saha

1st position in Rangoli Competition at Silver Jubilee celebration in Surya Sen Mahavidyalaya

(Dated 15th September 2023 )

Rima Dey

Foundation Day 2023 in Surya Sen Mahavidyalaya

1st position in recitation competition

Ajay Orao

3rd in West Bengal Youth Parliament Competition at the District Level (Jalpaiguri District) held on 14/9/2022 at A C College, Act as Team member.

Deepak Kumar Roy & Gopal Mukhiya

2nd  in West Bengal Youth Parliament Competition at the District Level (Alipurduar District) held on 20/12/2019.

Gopal Mukhiya

1st  in Inter college essay competition (Foundation day 2018)

Ankita Saha

1st in National Level Drawing Competition at Sarba Bharatiyo Sangeet o Sanskriti Parishad

Gopal Mukhiya & Deepak Kumar Roy

2nd  in Division Level Youth Parliament Quiz Competition held at Alipurduar (Department of West Bengal ) (20/12/2019)

Gopal Mukhiya & Deepak Kumar Roy

Winners Extempore and quiz competition  (11th November 2019)

Gopal Mukhiya

1st  in Inter college essay competition (Foundation day 2018)

Debojhoti Saha

Winner inter college quiz competition (2018 )

Anasua Haldar

2nd  in collage making competition in Salesian college (17TH & 18TH  November 2018)

Anasua Haldar

1st in inter college collage making competition in north Bengal st. Xavier’s college (19th august 2018)

Gopal Mukhiya

1st in essay writing competition (28 th foundation day 2017 )

Namita Barman

1st debate(28 th foundation day 2017 )

Namita Barman

2nd  Extempore(28 th foundation day 2017 )

Suparna Bakshi

1st Duet singing (28 th foundation day 2017 )



  Contact Us Email: geography@suryasencollege.org.in





Faculty




Routine
Odd Sem Routine
Even Sem Routine

Infrastructure
Laboratory
  • Modern Geography Lab
  • ICT enable classroom
  • Facilities of Audio-Visual Classroom
  • Geography GIS Lab (10 Computers loaded with GIS Software)
List of Instrument
Departmental Library
Departmental library has a collection of near about 67 books which includes mainly text books. This collection is accessible for the students during the college hours throughout the year except the holidays. There is no separate reading room but laboratory room is kept open during this time. All departmental students are eligible to access this collection. At present home issue is not possible due to shortage of books and students are able to go through this books during the college hours at their department.
Central library
Book Bank Registration Form

Teaching Methodologies & Practices:
 Map (Topographical, Political, Administrative, Physical)
 Graph
 Model
 Charts
 Globe
 Sample
 Computer (of line and on line)
 LCD Projector
 Satellite Image
 Arial Photographs

SURYA SEN MAHAVIDYALAYA
Affiliated under NBU


Block B, Surya Sen Colony
P.O. : Siliguri Town Dist. : Jalpaiguri,
West Bengal (INDIA), Pin : 734004
Phone (Office): +91 353-2691488
Phone (Helpline): +91 94763 87939
Email: info@suryasencollege.org.in
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