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Is Geography important for prelims?
Geography is an important subject as far as the UPSC civil services exam is concerned. It is a part of the UPSC prelims and mains exams.
How many questions asked from world Geography in UPSC?
Geography is a topic with roughly 20 to 30 questions in the UPSC Prelims exam each year, making it a scoring subject.
Do world history comes in UPSC Prelims?
History is an important subject in UPSC Civil Service Prelims and Mains exam. For Prelims examination, History is divided into three sections Ancient India, Medieval India and Modern History. For Civil Services Mains Examination, World History is also there in UPSC Mains syllabus.
How many questions of Geography comes for UPSC Prelims?
There are EIGHT questions divided in two Sections and printed both in HINDI and in ENGLISH.
Can I skip Geography Ncert?
It is usually recommended to go through the NCERTs for classes ranging from 6th to 12th to clear the basics and lay a solid foundation, especially in Geography. However, if you are short on time, you can read the important chapters and skip others.
Is Geography Ncert enough for prelims?
The NCERT books of class 9th and 10th are also recommendable for IAS Prelims Preparation but not necessary (in case they have enough time).
Is GC Leong enough for world Geography UPSC?
The Certificate Physical and Human Geography by Goh Cheng Leong is one of the sources recommended by many IAS experts to cover geography part of the UPSC Syllabus and this source plays a major part especially in answering geography questions of General Studies Paper I of UPSC Prelims exam.
How to cover world map for UPSC?
Study the important latitude and longitude lines on the world map (like Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Arctic Circle, Equator). Note the countries through which each of the lines pass. Also, study the International Date Line, Prime Meridian and which countries fall on which side.
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.
What should I not read for prelims?
You should avoid sports news. Business news not related to the UPSC syllabus. Avoid criminal news even if it is capturing headlines. Don’t read small and irrelevant regional/state/local news. Avoid Bollywood and other entertainment news.