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Syllabus For Geography
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Geography Syllabus for UPSC prelimsBelow are the topics that you have to learn well to excel in Geography section of UPSC prelims.
Physical Geography: Geomorphology, Interior of the earth, rocks, Climatology, Temperature, Pressure belts, rainfall types.
Human Geography: Man and Environment Relationship, Population, distribution of world population, migration, population problems, economical activities.
Geography of the World: Major landforms, developing & developed countries regional geography.
Geography of India: Major landforms, minerals,climate, monsoon, population.
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UPSC Mains GS 1(Geography Syllabus)Geography is part of GS paper I along with History , art & culture & society.
Climatology : Atmosphere, temperature distribution, jet streams, pressure & wind systems, airmasses, fronts, cyclones, humidity, precipitation, geographical phenomenon, climatic regions of the world
Oceanography : Ocean relief, temperature distribution, ocean currents, salinity, coral bleaching, marine pollution, sea level change, UN laws, etc.
Biography : Soil profile, degradation, conservation), biotic regions, deforestation and conservation of forests, changes in critical geographical features, environmental pollution
Most topics of Environment and Geography are similar.
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