Central University of Haryana is one of the fifteen new Central Universities established by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India (GoI) in XI Five Year Plan (2007-2012) under the Central University Act-2009 of the Parliament. The University has been accredited with ‘A’ Grade in the first cycle of NAAC assessment and accreditation conducted in March 2017. The University is fully funded by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Permanent Campus of the University is situated in 488 acres of land at Jant-Pali Villages, Mahendergarh district of Haryana from where CUH is running its academic operations. Presently the University offers 72 academic programmes (UG/PG/Research). The objective of the University has been

  • To disseminate and advance knowledge by providing instructional and research facilities in such branches of learning as it may deem fit.
  • To make special provisions for integrated courses in humanities, social sciences, science and technology in its educational programmes.
  • To take appropriate measures for promoting innovations in teaching-learning process and inter-disciplinary studies and research.
  • To educate and train manpower for the development of the country.
  • To establish linkages with industries for the promotion of science and technology.
  • To pay special attention to the improvement of the social and economic conditions and welfare of the people, their intellectual, academic and cultural development.

The department of Geography is a constituent part of the School of Basic Sciences. It was established in the academic year 2014-15. The department offers PG programme i.e., M.Sc. (Geography) with the intake capacity of 50 students and it has started offering Ph.D. Programme (Geography) from the academic year 2020-21. It has an expansion plan to emerge as a distinct centre in the field of geographical studies across the globe. As a symbol of excellence, the Department of Geography will begin offering an M.Sc. Geoinformatics programme in the Academic Session 2022-23..