Department of  GEOGRAPHY

Ms. Moududa Khatun Assistant Professor / GEOGRAPHY

Email :

Address : Department of Geography (7th Floor), Aliah University (Park Circus Campus), 17, Gora Chand Road, Kolkata – 700 014, India, Intercom: 7118

Phone : 9681527333

I believe that teaching is not the process to guide learners to acquire knowledge and values but also an opportunity for advancement of skills. Through this interactive teaching-learning process, I can apply my skill and knowledge to meet the need of the individual as well as of society.


  • Presently pursuing Ph.D. from Department of Geography, Jadavpur University
  • M. A.  in Geography, Department of Geography, Aligarh   Muslim University, Aligarh, India, 2010
  • B. A. (Hons) in Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, 2008

Teaching Experience

Worked as Guest Lecturer of Geography, Kabi Nazrul College (Burdwan University), Murarai, West Bengal, from August 2012 to January 2015.

Field of Specialization

Environmental Geography, Urban Geography, Social Geography

Courses Taught/Teaching

Environmental Geography, Urban Geography, Social Geography, Remote Sensing and GIS, Geography of Resources, Geography of India, Climatology, Oceanography

Research Area

Environmental Geography, Urban Geography, Social Geography

Journal Papers Published

  1. Khatun, Moududa., Risk Assessment with Biomedical Waste Problem and Management in West Bengal: A Behavioural Approach, COMSOMATH, Magazine on Computer Science, Social Science and Mathematics,Vol.16, No.2, September, 2013, pp. 16-23, ISSN 0972-2971.
  2.  Islam, J., and Moududa Khatun, Demographic Variation between Slum and Non-Slum Area: A Case Study of Kolkata, 2013, International Research Journal of Human Resources and Social Sciences Vol.1, Issue-3 (August 2014), ISSN: 2349-4085.
  3. Ali, M. J., and Moududa Khatun, ‘Agro-Economic Facilities and Micro-Level Planning for Agriculture Development: A Case Study of Malda District of West Bengal, India’, Regional Symbiosis, Vol-23, 2015. pp. 43-54, ISSN 0972-2041.
  4. Sivaramakrishnan, L., Moududa Khatun. and Majumdar, S., ‘Diversification of Growth Opportunities in Seven Sister States’, International Journal of Development Research, Vol. 05, Issue, 11, November, 2015.
  5. Islam, J., and Moududa Khatun., A Geographical Review of Demographic Urban Poor: A Comparative Household Study in Kolkata in Life and Living Through Newer Spectrum of Geography,

Books Published

  1. Khatun, M., Understanding Drought and Rainfall Variability in India, Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP), Germany, ISBN- 978-3-659-39369-3.
  2. Islam, J., and Khatun, M., A Geographical Review of Demographic Urban Poor: A Comparative Household Study in Kolkata in Life and Living Through Newer Spectrum of Geography,

Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized

  1. Attended Orientation Programme on Social Science Research sponsored by the Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi from 24th to 29th March 2014.



  1. “Ecotourism in the Sundarbans, west Bengal, India”, 4th International Geography Congress, National Association of Geographers India( NAGI),  on Coastal Zone Management, P.G. Department of Geography, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India (16-18th January, 2013).
  2. Risk Assessment with Biomedical Waste Problem and Management in West Bengal: A Behavioral Approach, U.G.C. Sponsored National Seminar, on Human Dimensions of Environmental Change, Kazi Nazrul Islam Mahavidyalaya. Churulia, West Bengal, India (8-9th Februay, 2013).
  3. Solid Waste Problem and Its Management: A Case Study in Bolpur Municipality, International Geographical Union (IGU), Geoinformatics for Biodiversity and Climate Change, Department of Geography, M.D.University, Rohtak, Haryana, India (14-16th March, 2013).
  4. Beggars may be Choosers- A Case Study of Tarapith of Birbhum District, U.G.C. Sponsored National Seminar, on Dimensions of Urbanization, Environmental Change and Sustainable Development in Developing Countries, Department of Geography, Dr. Bhupendra Nath Dutta Smriti Mahavidyalaya, Hatgobindapur, Burdwan (In Collaboration with Chandrapur College, Chandrapur, Burdwan),17th & 18th February,2014.
  5. Education and Risk of Marriage dissolution in West Bengal, National Seminar on ‘Research Frontiers in Man-Nature Interface’, Department of Geography, Visva-Bharati, West Bengal, 1st and 2nd March, 2014.
  6. Para-Transit Modes: A Boon or Bane in Kolkata City, International Seminar on ‘Environmental Perspective and Resource Management, Department of Geography, Calcutta University,19th to 20th December, 2014.
  7. Population Dynamics and Urban Expansion: A case of Kolkata, International Conference and 47th Annual Seminar of Regional Association on Urbanization and Regional Sustainability, Department of Geography, Calcutta University during 28-30 January, 2016
  1. Workshop on Introduction to Qualitative Research in Oceanographic Studies, Jadavpur University on 26th February, 2016.
  2. Workshop on Handling NSS (National Sample Survey) Unit Level Data through STATA, organized by SNAP Academy in collaboration with Aliah University, Kolkata, on 30th September, 1st and 2nd October, 2016.

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