Chairperson: Prof. Dr. Farkhunda Barke
The Department of Geography is one of the premier departments of University of Karachi, established in November 1952. Internationally recognized geographers and teachers including the young and enthusiastic faculty members have eminently served the Department. Department of Geography organizes teaching for the Graduate and Post Graduate courses including MS /M.Phil and Ph.D. programs.
The main objective of the department is to train the people for geographical research in both aspects of pure and social sciences. In this way research becomes more helpful for planning, management, allocation, distribution and evaluation of resources and their problems.
Geography graduates with Master's degree generally find useful employment in many major fields, i.e., education, environment, administration, and private organizations. Development authorities and agencies throughout the country utilize their specialty and expertise. In particular government departments, i.e., Survey of Pakistan, GSP, Statistical Bureau, Population Census, SUPARCO, Archeological Department, Meteorological Department, Planning Commission, and provincial departments of planning and development have employed geographers for their special skills. Private consulting firms and Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) also utilize the expertise of geographers. There are various fields of application in Pakistan where geographer could excel successfully.
DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATION
Department of Geography, University of Karachi is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee from 6th to 8th November 2012, in the Department/University as per deliberations of members of the Organizing Committee and Alumni :: Read More | Ad | Portfolio