How to understand 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.
How can I study geography optional for UPSC?
Start with NCERTs. Refer to Atlas. Interlink Static and Dynamic Portion. Focus on Maps & Statistics. Follow the Integrated Preparation Approach. Make Notes and Refer to Previous Year Questions. For Paper I. For Paper-II.
Which source is best for Geography Upsc?
Indian Geography by Majid Hussain. Indian Geography by Khullar. Certificate Physical and Human geography by GC Leong. Oxford School Atlas.
How long does it take to prepare for UPSC Geography?
Ans. Ideally, for UPSC Prelims, an aspirant should study for 9 – 11 hours around 6 – 8 months intensifying it to 12 – 13 hours for the 2 months at least.
What is the fastest way to memorize geography?
Mnemonic devices. Organize the information. Use “chunking” Visualize information. Association. Frequent Reviewing.
How can I memorize geography quickly?
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.
Is Geography optional less scoring?
Geography is a scoring subject because unlike humanities subjects, there is not much scope for interpretation. Also, diagrams, flowchart, etc. can be used to get more marks. The map-based questions are also scoring.
Who got the highest marks in Geography optional?
Who is the Geography optional topper 2021? Naman Goyal was the Geography optional topper in 2021. He scored (140 + 132), i.e., 272 marks in Optional-I and Optional-II of the 2021 IAS exam.
Who is best teacher for Geography optional?
First in the list of Best Teacher for Geography Optional UPSC Exam. Mr. Neetu Singh, Faculty of Geography Optional IAS Coaching. Shabbir sir’s, Faculty of Geography Optional IAS Coaching. Alok Ranjan sir Faculty of Geography Optional IAS Coaching. Khan sir Faculty of Geography Optional IAS Coaching at KSG.
Is NCERT enough for UPSC Geography?
For general studies, NCERT books work best since you need not go into the details of any concept. Generally, the old NCERT books are recommended for history and new ones for geography. All keywords in the books must be noted. Revise from the NCERT books 2 – 3 times before the UPSC exam.