Portuguese in India
G.K IAS Indian Geography Indian History UPSC

Portuguese in India A Brief History

Fast Facts Portuguese Presence in India: 1505 – 1961 Portuguese East India Company: 1628 – 1633 Portuguese Capitals in India: Cochin (1505 – 1530), Old Goa (1530 – 1843), Nova Goa (1843 – 1961) Political Structure: Colony Portuguese Viceroys in India 1505–1509 Francisco de Almeida (first) 1896 Afonso, Duke of Porto (last) Portuguese Governor-generals in […]

ITCZ | Inter Tropical Convergence Zone Latest G.K Topic
G.K IAS IBPS Indian Geography world geography

ITCZ Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone UPSC IAS G.K

ITCZ Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone UPSC IAS G.K Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) also known as Doldrums are areas of low pressure around the Equator where Trade Winds converge. WHY DOES ITCZ FORM? ITCZ is the belt of Low Pressure circumventing the Earth. It is an imaginary line/area/zone which shifts towards the north & south throughout […]

The changing map of India from 1 AD to the 20th century
G.K History IAS Indian Geography UPPSC UPSC world geography

Map of India For UPSC from 1 AD to the 20th century

Map of India For UPSC from 1 AD to the 20th century Battles were fought, territories were drawn and re-drawn. An amateur historian has caught these shifts in a series of maps. India’s history is speckled with the ruins of empires. Kingdoms have periodically risen here, expanded and fallen, reshaping with them the region’s culture […]

Climate of India, Must Read For IAS, IPS, IBPS, SBI, A Topic of Indian Geography & G.KClimate of India, Must Read For IAS, IPS, IBPS, SBI, A Topic of Indian Geography & G.K
G.K IAS Indian Geography

Climate of India For UPSC IAS 2022.A Topic of Indian Geography & G.K

Climate of India For UPSC IAS 2022.A Topic of Indian Geography & G.K The Climate of India comprises a wide range of weather conditions across a vast geographic scale and varied topography, making generalisations difficult. Based on the Köppen system, India hosts six major climatic subtypes, ranging from arid desert in the west, alpine tundra […]

7 Major Environmental Movements in India
G.K Indian Geography UPSC

7 Major Environmental Movements in India Must for UPSC 2021

The contemporary India experiences an almost unrestricted exploitation of resources because of the lure of new consumerist lifestyles. The balance of nature is disrupted. This has led to many conflicts in the society. In this article, we discuss the major environmental movements in India. 7 Major Environmental Movements in India Must read for UPSC 2021 […]

NCERT Notes Earth Origin and Evolution [Geography Notes For UPSC]
Geography Indian Geography world geography

NCERT Notes Earth Origin and Evolution [Geography Notes For UPSC]

NCERT notes on important topics for the UPSC civil services exam. These notes will also be useful for other competitive exams like banking PO, SSC, state civil services exams and so on. This article talks about the Geography syllabus for IAS exam as an assimilating discipline as a science of spatial characteristics and Divisions of […]

UPSC IAS GK- Indian Rock System: Archaean, Purana, Dravidian & Aryan Rock System
Indian Geography UPSC

UPSC IAS GK Indian Rock System Archaean, Purana, Dravidian & Aryan Rock System

Rock System Based on Geological History Of India The Archaean Rock System. The Purana Rock System. The Dravidian Rock System. The Aryan Rock System. Rocks formed prior to the Cambrian system. The Archaean rock system includes: Archaean Gneisses and Schists [4 Billion Years] Gneiss == Mineral composition varies from granite to gabbro. Schists == mostly […]