SBS College Karad

"ज्ञान, विज्ञान आणि सुसंस्कार यांसाठी शिक्षणप्रसार"- शिक्षणमहर्षी डॉ. बापूजी साळुंखे
Shri Swami Vivekanand Shikshan Sanstha's
Shikshanmaharshi Bapuji Salunkhe Mahavidyalaya, Karad
Dist- Satara 415110
NAAC Accredited "B" CGPA 2 . 49

Department of Geography

 About Department

The department of Geography was established in June 1986. The aim of department is to prepare students to make career in Map Making, Weather Forecasting, GIS and Remote Sensing, Surveying, Tourist Guide, Plotting, Field Survey, Cartography. The Department has been conducting the course, ‘IDS’ (Geography in Tourism) for B.A. II since 1990.The department regularly organizes activities viz. Essay and Article Writing, Elocution, Debate Competitions and Field Visit for better understanding of the subject.  The faculty is well qualified and experienced in Teaching and Research.


  • To Develop curiosity among the students about geographical elements
  • To develop research activities among the students
  • To adopt new techniques and methods in study.
  • To enable students to utilize geographical knowledge in the development of social, economic, political, educational and cultural development of our country
  • To make the students Environmental Ambassadors of the world


  • Participation in Avishkar Competition
  • Won All India Mapping Event- MAPATHON Championship


  • Geography Day
  • World Tourism Day
  • World Population day
  • Humbolt Birth Anniversary
  • Field Work
  • Study Tour
  • Workshops
  • Seminars

Prominent Alumni

  • Shobha Lohar. Batch (2012-13) (Assistant Professor)
  • Sonali Kumbhar (2012-13)
  • Amit Jagannath Gore (Assistant Manager (HRD)
  • Sudhakar Pandharinath Sable (Secondary Teacher)
  • Rahul Jaywant Thorat (Senior Lecturer)
  • Bhagyashri Ram Hogle (Primary Teacher)
  • Vaibhav Shankar Chavan (Businessman)
  • Sambhaji Akaram Patil (Junior Lecturer)

SWOC Analysis of the Department


  • Our department has qualified and experienced faculty.
  • Organisation of various activities and programs for overall personality development of students.
  • Independent Departmental Library


  • No Post Graduation Course


  • To start M.A. Geography
  • Assistance to students for employment as well as self-employment through various skill courses


  • Introduction of interdisciplinary courses
  • Initiating career oriented courses
  • To create awareness among the students about research in geography
  • Improve communication skills in English

Future plans

  • To motivate research activities
  • To enrich departmental Library
  • To organize National Seminar

Best Practices

  • ‘Bhugol Vishwa’ and ‘Dnyansathna’

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