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Geography – How to Prepare Geography for UPSC ?

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updated on April 16th, 2019

Syllabus Covered in Geography Category

UPSC Prelims Syllabus

Indian and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World

UPSC Mains Syllabus

Salient features of world’s physical geography.

Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian sub-continent); factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India)

Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes

Books and Material Source

1.GC Leong – Certificate Physical And Human Geography; Indian Edition


NCERTS – Class 6 -12 Depending upon the basic concepts you want to build and depth of subject you want to attain. Download free pdf from the
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General Topics


Salient features of world’s physical geography.

Earth

Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian sub-continent); factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India)

Physical Feature of India

Forest in India

Industries

Minerals and ores

Demographies

Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes

Climate change


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