Department of Geography has been newly introduced and has begun teaching from July 2008 at Undergraduate level in six semesters. But now M.A./M.Sc. also has been introduced from the session of 2011-12 in four semesters. The main thrust areas are Geomorphology, Climatology, Oceanography, Bio/Environmental, Population, Regional Development and Planning, Agriculture, Urban and Rural, Political etc. The Department has also introduced an integrated doctoral programme. The department has a Laboratory equipped with facilities for giving practical training in Geography methodology. Central Library of Banasthali University has large collection of books on Geography by eminent authors including some rare books. Large number of Maps, Atlases have been kept for reference. Modern aids like Power Point Presentations by Computer are available as support for teaching in the class. Models for Understanding the various Geographical Earth features are utilized. The laboratory work is assisted by a qualified Laboratory Assistants while students perform practical under the guidance of the faculty members.
The faculty of Geography comprises of experienced professor and lecturers. They are also actively engaged in research; they have published books, research papers as well as presented these in the national and international seminars and conferences. In order to develop the personality of the students, the department is organizing a departmental programme in the name of ‘COSMOS’ every year, in which events such as Model & Poster Exhibition, Quiz & Debate competition, series of Guest Lectures by eminent Professors from different Universities, Cultural Programmes etc. were conducted.