Department of Geography

1.   Name of Dept.    
2.   HOD                              
:   Dr.Ram Kumar Tiwari, Mobile No. 8987608006
3.   About Department :  

It is one of the oldest Department of Ranchi University . It was established in the year 1954 under Bihar University. The Department has the credit of doing pioneering work in the areas of settlement geography, geomorphology, and regional planning. The first authentic study of geography of Bihar was published in the book form by the Department. UGC-SAP Project on water harvesting has recently been awarded to the Department.


Special Papers Taught      


Research Fellowship    





 1. Advance4d Geomorphology, 2. Soil Geography, 3. Agriculture Geography.

 Research Journal of the Department: Annual Journal: Geographical Outlook “.

1. Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship -11, 2.UGC JRF- 3 RU Fellowship – 2.

4.   Faculty position:





Mobile No.


University Professor





Associate Professor

Dr Ram Kumar Tiwari

Dr. M. Baxla 

M.A. Ph.D

M.A. Ph.D



Assistant Professor

Dr. Jitendra Shukla

Dr. G. K. Singh

M.A. Ph.D

M.A. Ph.D


Admission Eligibility: B.A/ B.A (Hons). Duration 2 years (Four semesters) with an exam at the end of each semester.

Research Degree:

MPhil: Eligibility MA. with 55% marks in for General & OBC category and 50% marks for SC/ST category
Duration 1 year (Two semesters)
Doctorate Degrees:
The University awards PhD degree .
There is also a provision of awarding DLitt Degree.