Indian Geography for UPSC & State PSC Civil Services Examinations (Prelims + Mains)

Indian Geography for UPSC & State PSC Civil Services Examinations (Prelims + Mains)

Author : Raj Malhotra

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  • ISBN : 9789358702415
  • Pages : 136
  • Binding : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Imprint : S Chand Publishing
  • © year : 2024
  • Size : 8”x10.5”

Price : 249.00 199.20

Indian Geography is an essential guide for UPSC and state Civil Services Preliminary & Main Examinations. Crafted meticulously to cater to the aspirants aiming to excel in one of the most challenging competitive exams in India, this book unfolds the intricate tapestry of India's geographical diversity. From the towering Himalayas to the sprawling Great Northern Plains, the arid stretches of the Indian Desert, and the lush coastal plains, each chapter is a deep dive into the elements that shape the subcontinent's physical, climatic, and human geography.

This guide not only elucidates the mechanisms of the Indian monsoon, the dynamics of India's drainage systems, and the rich tapestry of its soil and agricultural practices but also navigates through the complexities of population dynamics, mineral and energy resources, and the backbone of the nation's economy—its major industries and transport systems. Enhanced with the latest Preliminary and Main questions from 2016-2023, it serves as an indispensable resource, ensuring a thorough preparation for aspirants.

  • Covers every facet of India's physical, climatic, and human geography.
  • Tailored specifically for UPSC and state Civil Services exams preparation.
  • Detailed insights into India's monsoon, drainage systems, and soil profiles.
  • Includes Prelims and Main questions from 2016-2023 for cutting-edge preparation.

  • Geological Divisions
  • Major physical divisions
  • Himalayas
  • Great Northern Plains
  • The Indian Desert
  • Peninsular Plateau
  • Coastal Plains of India
  • The Islands

  • Mechanism of Monsoon
  • Classical Theory
  • Air Mass Theory
  • Jet Stream Theory
  • Other Factors That Affect Indian Monsoon in India
  • El-Nino and La-Nina
  • Factor Influencing climate of India
  • Seasons of India
  • Annual rainfall in India
  • Climatic Regions of India

  • Drainage patterns
  • Classification of India's Drainage System
  • Consequent River (Rivers of India)
  • Himalayan River System
  • Peninsular River Systems

  • Soil Types
  • Soil Profile
  • Factors Affecting Soil Formation
  • Major Soil Groups of India (Distribution)
  • Problems of Indian Soils
  • Soil Conservation

  • The World Population Distribution
  • Factors Affecting Population Distribution
  • Consequences of Migration
  • Trends in growth of population
  • Demographic transition
  • Population composition
  • India's Population - Some Important Facts

  • Agricultural systems in the world
  • Cropping Pattern
  • Major Food Crops of India
  • Cash Crops of India
  • Agriculture and rural India
  • Dry land agriculture

  • Natural resources
  • Minerals resources- Metallic and Non-metallic
  • Mineral Resources Regions in India
  • Petroleum and Mineral Oil

  • Factors affecting location of industries
  • Classification of Industries
  • Major Industrial Hubs of India
  • India's Minor Idustrial Regions
  • Iron and Steel Industry
  • Cotton Textile Industry
  • Silk Industry in India
  • Jute Industry
  • Sugar Industry
  • Tea Industry
  • Woolen Industry
  • Aluminium Industry
  • Indian Automobile Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Fertilizer Industry in India

  • Land Transport
  • Road Transport
  • Railway Transport
  • Water Transport
  • Inland Waterways
  • Oceanic Waterways
  • Air Transport
  • Pipeline Transport

Previous Year Questions
  • Prelims Questions (2016-23)
  • Mains Questions  (2016-23)

UPSC & State PSC Civil Services Examinations (Prelims + Mains)

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