Geography (India & World) section in General Studies paper for UPSC exams is important and fascinates aspirants because of its easy to grasp approach that generates confidence in their minds due to enormous coverage of subtle and interesting geographical facts in its contents. We have made elaborate compendium by giving broad meaningful details and description on Geography, its definitions and branches: Geographical Thinking, Physical Geography, Human Geography, Economic Geography and Geography of India. The needs of UPSC aspirants have been kept in focus while preparing the subject matter. Trend and pattern in UPSC prelims exams in recent years shows that the questions being framed relate to particular area, zone, rivers, mountains and oceans which have come in the limelight in latest events.
The section encompasses length and breadth of the field of geography. Contents are organized with a keen eye for research and discovery. Special care has been taken in creating framework of presentation with new research findings in different topical areas of geography and spatial consequences of continuing changes in the world’s social and economic circumstances have been duly incorporated.
The sole purpose behind presenting this section is to convey concisely and clearly, the nature of field of geography, approach to successfully comprehend pith and substances that underlines description in every chapter. The study covers the Earth and its features, its inhabitants, and its phenomenon. It is divided into two main parts called physical geography and human geography. Physical Geography covers natural environment whose features are things like continents, seas, rivers and mountains. Its inhabitants are the people and the animals that live on it. Its phenomenon is tides, winds, and earthquakes. Human Geography covers human environmental studies that include things such as population in a country, the way country’s economy is doing, and much more.
We want to underscore joy and mirth, of the subject of the land and the ocean that geography is, and it can bring to bookish and studious competitors. Our outlook is to make them enjoy and fascinate through their study of this subject. The matter has been described as if some visuals are moving in front of their eyes. In brief, we want to create a sense of interconnectedness between the students and the subject by putting them into contact with the richness and breadth of discipline. We strongly believe that by this approach they will have at their command, new insights and understandings for their present and future roles as informed geographical thinkers.