ISBN 9789351762447,Indian & World Geography 2nd Edition

Indian & World Geography 2nd Edition



Arihant Publication

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789351762447

ISBN-10 9351762440


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 271 Pages
Language (English)

Civil service

Magbook as the name suggests offers unique advantage of both magazines and books. Same is the uniqueness of the Magbook series by Arihant which covers the syllabus of General Studies portion of the UPSC and State PCS preliminary examinations.

The present Magbook for Indian and world geography covers all aspects of Indian and world geography given in the official syllabus of UPSC. An Administrative officer is supposed to be concerned with the detailed and conceptual aspects of Indian and world geography, so it has become the essential for UPSC aspirants. This book covering the Indian and world geography in depth has been divided into 24 chapters namely the universe and the solar system, The earth, geomorphology, geomorphology II, climatology, oceanography, biogeography, human geography, economic geography, continents, India-physical aspects, Indian states and union territories, resources, Indian agriculture, industrial features of India, transport, trade and communication in India, India-cultural settings, urbanization in India, ecology-basic concepts, environment, biodiversity and its conservation, climate change, disaster management and sustainable development, each containing detailed theory about various aspects of the Indian and world geography. The book covers in detail discussion with emphasis on aspects of concepts as solar system, seasons, earth, etc as well as logical analysis of impact of land, water and air forces and thorough examination of how these forces shape life on planet earth. The book also covers conceptual debate on national and international dimension of human and economic geography and comprehensively examines contemporary issues with their pros and cons like disaster management, climate change vulnerabilities, bio-diversity, etc. The focus topics and the trend of previous years civil services exams questions has been highlighted. Each chapter contains practice exercises which will help the candidates build confidence. At the end of the book five practice sets have also been given to help students self analyse their level of preparation along with subject-wise detailed solutions of previous years civil services exams questions (2008 - 2013).

As the book contains ample study as well practice material for Indian polity and governance along with ample number of previous years solved papers, it is highly recommended for the aspirants of civil services preliminary examination, state civil services, banking, management and other competitive exams.

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Indian and World Geography

1. The Universe and the Solar System2. The Earth3. Geomorphology4. Geomorphology II5. Climatology6. Oceanography7. Biogeography8. Human Geography9. Economic Geography10. Continents11. India: Physical Aspects12. Indian States and Union Territories13. Resources14. Indian Agriculture15. Industrial Features of India16. Transport, Trade and Communication in India17. India - Cultural Settings18. Urbanisation in India

Environment, Ecology and Biodiversity19. Ecology: Basic Concepts20. Environment21. Biodiversity and its Conservation22. Climate Change23. Disaster Management24. Sustainable DevelopmentPractice Set (1 - 5)Previous Years Solved Papers 1Previous Years Solved Papers 2