The goal and objective of the Department is to bring about socio academic upliftment of the society. This vision is attempted to the accomplishment through, enhancing the employability of graduate to such agencies as Survey of India, Family Health and Child Care Organization. GIS and Remote Sensing Agencies, National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organization, Regional Planning and Development Agencies, Consultancy Service in Various Geographical related fields etc.
The subject geography was introduced at the Pre-University level was introduced along with other science subjects in 1964. Prof Tirtha Nath Borkataki, the then Head, Department of Geography, Cotton College volunteered to take classes besides organizing the laboratory of the Department. Prof Dulal Ch. Borthakur, formerly head of the Department of Commercial Geography was also acting as the head of the Department. The three year degree Course (TDC) in Geography was introduced in the college in the year 1965. Prof Madhab Ch Sarma, MSc., joined the Department as a full time lecturer in the later part of 1966. He took much pain to build this Department and was the HOD. At present the Department five lecturers and two Laboratory bearer.
Department published an Annual Journal named “BASUNDHARA”.
A wall magazine published Half Yearly by the students of the Department named “BORLUIT”.
Department has a rich library which is accessible to students.
The faculty members of the department are members as well as convener of different cells in the college. In addition some have acted as Resource persons.
Establishment of research lab for PhD scholars,Opening of P.G. Courses, GIS diploma Course Carrying out Consultancy services in allied fields