How can I start Geography for UPSC Prelims?
# Refer NCERTs for a Basic Understanding. # Get Advanced Understanding with Advanced Books. # Practice Maps. # Connect Dots with Current Affairs. # Refer to Previous Year Questions. # Make Notes and Revise Timely.
What should I study for Geography prelims?
Geomorphology. Climatology. Oceanography. Biogeography. Environmental Geography.
Which part of Geography is important for UPSC Prelims?
Human Geography Location-based questions pertaining to India and the world are also asked in the prelims. The UPSC Notification contains the syllabus of the Geography optional along with other subjects.
How long does it take to prepare for UPSC Geography?
Yes, 1 year is more than sufficient for UPSC Prelims Preparation, even for the self-study. During the period, one has to invest 8 hours at least daily to prepare smartly.
Is Geography NCERT enough for prelims?
Importance of NCERT books for Prelims: NCERT books act as foundation base, aspirants should not see covering NCERT books as last thing. E.g. for certain subjects like Geography, science & Technology or Word History and Indian History NCERT books are the best.
How can I easily pass Geography?
Start with the continents. Be knowledgeable about large bodies of water. Don’t be stuck up on memorizing all the countries. Use history or current events to remember better. Visualize locations. Make flashcards. Ask for help. Keep a map close by.
How do you get a1 in Geography?
Know your History. I can already hear the “Isn’t this how to get an A in Geography?” already. Visualise. Break It Up. Know Your Lingo. Correlation ≠ Causation. Understand the Importance of the Topic. Diverse Sources Are Key.
How can I memorize Geography for UPSC?
You read about Geographical phenomenon almost on a daily basis in the newspapers. When you read about a natural calamity or phenomenon, relate it to what you have read in the textbooks. This way, you are also preparing for the current affairs.
Are Ncerts enough for Geography UPSC?
NCERT books are a must for the IAS exam. However, candidates should also refer to subject-specific books (e.g. Indian Polity by Laxmikant) and keep tabs on current affairs.
Which book is sufficient for UPSC Geography?
Human Geography by Majid Hussain. Models and theories by Majid Hussain; (other Majid Hussain books for UPSC) Physical Geography- By Savindra Singh. Geographical thought by Sudipta Adhikary.