GEOGRAPHY UPSC OPTIONAL SYLLABUS
Geography IAS IPS UPSC

GEOGRAPHY UPSC SYLLABUS | GEOGRAPHY UPSC OPTIONAL SYLLABUS

Paper-1  Section A- Physical Geography (GEOGRAPHY UPSC OPTIONAL SYLLABUS) Geomorphology: : Factors controlling landform development; endogenetic and exogenetic forces; Origin and evolution of the earth’s crust; Fundamentals of geomagnetism; Physical conditions of the earth’s interior; Geosynclines; Continental drift; Isostasy; Plate tectonics; Recent views on the mountain building; Vulcanicity; Earthquakes and Tsunamis; Concepts of geomorphic cycles and […]

Geography For UPSC Motions of the Earth Rotation and Revolution
Geography UPSC

Geography For UPSC Motions of the Earth Rotation and Revolution

Geography For UPSC Motions of the Earth Earth has primarily two types of motions Rotation and Revolution. Geography For UPSC Rotation: Movement of the earth on its axis. Earth rotates along its axis from west to east. It takes approximately 24 hrs to complete on rotation. Days and nights occur due to rotation of the earth. The circle that divides the day from […]

NCERT Geography Notes For UPSC 2020
Geography

NCERT Geography Notes For UPSC 2022

Geography is a very important subject in the UPSC exam, covered by both IAS Prelims and Mains papers, Geography for UPSC covers Indian Geography as well as World geography. The following concepts in Geography are covered broadly by the UPSC Syllabus: Physical Geography Human Geography Environmental Geography The UPSC Syllabus covers Geography in prelims as […]

Chabahar port China’s deepening ties with Iran raises critical concerns
G.K Geography

Chabahar port China’s deepening ties with Iran raises critical concerns for India

As China faces increasing heat from the international community over its aggressive political and military postures, ranging from Ladakh in the high Himalayas with India, the South China Sea region and beyond, Beijing is also looking to solidify its relations with Iran in the Middle East as the Shiite power faces a “maximum pressure” policy […]

Indian Islands Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep & New Moore Island
Geography

Indian Islands Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep & New Moore Island

Indian Islands Andaman & Nicobar, Lakshadweep & New Moore Island Table of Contents Indian Islands Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lakshadweep Islands Indian Islands The major islands groups of India are Andaman and Nicobar Archipelago (A chain of islands similar in origin) in Bay of Bengal and Lakshadweep islands in Arabian Sea. Andaman and Nicobar Islands […]

ndia’s defence minister virtually inaugurated a new 80 km-long road in the Himalayas
G.K Geography International Relations UPSC

Interpreting the India-Nepal border dispute

On May 8, India’s defense minister virtually inaugurated a new 80 km-long road in the Himalayas, connecting to the border with China, at the Lipulekh pass. The Nepali government protested immediately, contending that the road crosses territory that it claims and accusing India of changing the status quo without diplomatic consultations. Interpreting the India-Nepal border […]