Raja Narendralal Khan Women's College, RNLK, Gope College (Midnapore)

Raja Narendralal Khan Women's College (Autonomous)
Gope College

Re-accredited with grade ‘A’ by NAAC  |  NIRF Rank 64 (2023)  |  ISO 21001:2018 Certified


About the Department

The department was initiated with the initiation of the college under the affiliation of University of Calcutta in the year 1957 as Economic Geography offering only General Course until 1961.In 1962, Geography Honours achieved its own identity as a distinct discipline at UG level and the proper foundation of the Department came into being. Late Prof. Sabitri Mukherjee was the founder teacher since its inception. This college is one of those few colleges in the state which offered Geography Honours shortly after the independence of the country. The college was affiliated to Calcutta University until 1985 and it got affiliation to Vidyasagar University in 1986. The Department has grown rapidly since its inception and arrived at the present position.At present the department tenders Under Graduation both in Hons. and Gen. (Semester Examination System) and Post-Graduation course in Geography from the year 2019. Department also offers Post-Graduation course in Geographyunder Netaji Subhas Open University [NSOU] (since 2007) in Distance Education mode.