Geography is the science of our world, and using and sharing geographic knowledge is the key to our future."
Geography is the bridge between the human and the physical science and has been called "the world discipline.” A study on geography helps to understand the past times and how it has played important roles in the evolution of people, their ideas, places and environments. The land always determines and influences every aspects of human culture including the cuisine, clothing, architecture, social relationships etc.A study on Geography offers rich experience in history and culture and in the evolution of human-land relationship. In modern days, the importance of Geography is increasing as it provides a new perspective in to the intermingling effects of globalization and incredible diversities of cultures around the world.In this context, realizing the increasing importance of Geography and its opportunities worldwide, NSS College Pandalam offers an academic space to aspiring students, introducing a gradudate level course in Geography.
The department of Geography NSS College Pandalam was established 2014.It was started with Bsc Geography corse, Geology and Statistics are complimentary with sanctioned strength 32.
The department has a well equipped Cartography and Geology Laboratory. This includes Survey of India Topographic sheets of Kerala,Thamilnadu,Karnataka,Gujarath,Punjab and Haryana on 1:250000,1:50000 and 1:25000 scales.There are number of survey equipments like Chain,Plane table,Dumby Levels,Clinometer, Prismatic Compasses etc.The Department acquired modern tool like Areal photographs, mirror stereoscopic, Handheld GPS receivers,Digital data of IRS IA, IRS IB, IRS IC, IRS I'D and satellites. The GIS and Digital image Processing free and open softwaare QGIS procured by the department. The geology lab including different types of minerals and rocks as per the syllabus."GEODA" the Department association keeps the academic aspiration alive by holding seminars,invited talks,workshops,exibitions etc.The reference library in the department aids students in researching and doing their project works.Department also has a yearly manuscript magazine that showcase the creative abilities of students.