Started on Apr 01, 2022

UPSC Geography optional 2023/24 - Foundation course

Started on Apr 01, 2022

An Intensive online learning programme that ensures holistic coverage, understanding of Geography Optional for UPSC-CSE.

  • It provides coverage of all the concepts and topics by India’s Best Faculty for Geography Optional.
  • In-depth study of Geography optional Paper 1 & 2.
  • Map Practice for India and the World.
  • Complete coverage of Phenomenon and Places in News.

Focus on basic to advance level coverage for Geography optional in 45+ Hours (Worth Rs. 4999/-) will be complimentary with this course.

300+

Classes

500+

Hours

6

Months

150+

Class Summaries

An Intensive online learning programme that ensures holistic coverage, understanding of Geography Optional for UPSC-CSE.

  • It provides coverage of all the concepts and topics by India’s Best Faculty for Geography Optional.
  • In-depth study of Geography optional Paper 1 & 2.
  • Map Practice for India and the World.
  • Complete coverage of Phenomenon and Places in News.

Focus on basic to advance level coverage for Geography optional in 45+ Hours (Worth Rs. 4999/-) will be complimentary with this course.

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Course Schedule

01
Apr
Introduction & Geological Time Scale

02
Apr
Origin of Universe, Earth

04
Apr
Important Terms & Concepts in the Solar System

05
Apr
Interior of Earth
06
Apr
Interior of Earth II
09
Apr
Geomorphic Process: Endogenic & Exogenic
07
Apr
Landform by Rivers - 1
08
Apr
Landform by Rivers - 2

09
Apr
Introduction to Mapping (North America) & Doubt Session (Rivers)
11
Apr
Mapping North America II

11
Apr
Landform in Arid Region - 1
12
Apr
Landform in Arid Region - 2

09
Apr
Introduction to Mapping (South America) & Doubt Session
13
Apr
North America and South America
14
Apr
North America and South America 2

16
Apr
Glaciated landform

19
Apr
Doubt Clearing session- Glaciated Landforms and Africa Mapping
21
Apr
Coastal Landforms and Mapping Africa III
22
Apr
Coastal Landforms II

20
Apr
Introduction to Mapping (Africa-II)

25
Apr
Introduction to Mapping (Australia)
27
Apr
Mapping Australia & Asia
28
Apr
Mapping Asia II
29
Apr
Mapping Asia III
02
May
Mapping Europe & Karst Topography

26
Apr
Landform in Karst Region & Doubt Session (Rivers)

27
Apr
Introduction to Mapping (India)

28
Apr
Demographic Attributes - 1
29
Apr
Demographic Attributes - 2
30
Apr
Demographic Attributes - 3

09
May
Orientation
10
May
Orientation-2
11
May
Orientation-3
12
May
evolution of man and civilization-1
13
May
evolution of man and civilization-2

16
May
Growth and Distribution of World Population
17
May
Growth and Distribution of World Population - 2

18
May
Population Theories: Concepts, Application - 1
19
May
Population Theories: Concepts, Application - 2
20
May
DTM theory
21
May
Answer Writing Basics
23
May
DTM Analysis & Optimum Population

24
May
Population Theories: Concepts, Application and Growth, Distribution and Density of Population (India) - 3

25
May
Demographic Attributes: Mortality Rate and Dependency Rate
26
May
Demographic Attributes: World Fertility, Literacy Rate, Population Age Structure, Sex Ratio
11
May
Growth, Distribution and Density of Population

27
May
Migration: Laws , Causes and Consequences
09
Jun
Hunger & Food Security Issues
Hunger & Food Security Issues

28
May
Migration: Earlier Trend, Causes and Consequences
30
May
Migration: Consequences & Answer writing

31
May
Indian Society: Culture, Race, Ethnicity
01
Jun
Race, Language

02
Jun
Cultural Regions and Tribes of India

07
Jun
Tribal Population: Major Tribal Regions

08
Jun
Tribal Population: Tribal Population Problems and Development

03
Jun
World Population Problems and Policies, Population Development

04
Jun
Human Development and Social Capital
11
Jun
Literacy & Health Indicators

06
Jun
Rural Morphology: Types, Patterns and Morphology
10
Jun
Urban Morphology: Types, Patterns. Models in World
27
May
Social Capital and Well being, Population as Social Capital

11
Jun
Urban Morphology: Models in World and India

13
Jun
Sphere of Urban Influence and Rural Urban Fringe - 1
14
Jun
Quantitative Methods of Demarcating City region & Rural Urban Fringe

15
Jun
Sphere of Urban Influence and Rural Urban Fringe - 2
16
Jun
Urban Agglomeration
17
Jun
Functional Classification of Towns - 1
06
Jun
Functional Classification of Towns - 2

18
Jun
Urban Problems

20
Jun
Sustainable Urbanization

21
Jun
Primate City-Rank Size Rule
24
Jun
CPT
25
Jun
CPT & Losch

10
Jun
Characteristics of Agriculture, Crop Types of India

11
Jun
Green Revolution
13
Jun
Green Revolution and Blue Revolution
14
Jun
Blue Revolution and White Revolution

22
Jun
Agriculture Importance , Dryland Farming

23
Jun
Green Revolutions
26
Jun
White Revolution & Infrastructural Factors

26
Jun
Summary

26
Jun
Land Related Concepts

26
Jun
Irrigation, Seeds, Fertilizer and Power

27
Jun
Concept of Agricultural Productivity and Intensity

27
Jun
Agriculture Typology: Whittlesey's Classification
27
Jun
Agro-climatic Zones and Ecological Zones
28
Jun
Crop Combination: Weaver's Scheme, Modification of Coppock and Doi & Whittelsey
16
Jun
Agricultural Productivity and Cropping Intensity

29
Jun
Formation of Earth
30
Jun
Crust Composition & Important Landforms
24
Jun
Minerals and Types of Rocks

01
Jul
Physical Conditions of the Earth’s Interior
04
Jul
Discontinuity & Temperature of Interior
05
Jul
Seismic Evidences

06
Jul
Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics - 1
07
Jul
Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics - 2
08
Jul
Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics - 3
09
Jul
Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics - 4
11
Jul
Plate Tectonics Evidences
12
Jul
Volcanism
23
Jul
Earthquake
26
Jul
Earthquake-2

13
Jul
Older Views on Mountain Building
14
Jul
Geosyncline theory
15
Jul
Recent Views on Mountain Building
16
Jul
Answer Discussion

05
Jul
Older Views on Isostasy
18
Jul
Recent Views on Isostasy

19
Jul
Origin and Evolution of Earth's Crust

20
Jul
Fundamentals and Application of Geomagnetism
21
Jul
Geomagnetism-2

22
Jul
Concepts of Geomorphic Cycles and Landscape Development - 1
27
Jul
Concepts of Geomorphic Cycles and Landscape Development - 2
28
Jul
Concepts of Geomorphic Cycles and Landscape Development - 3
29
Jul
Concepts of Geomorphic Cycles and Landscape Development - 4

30
Jul
Denudation Chronology and Erosional Surface
01
Aug
Erosional surface

02
Aug
Channel Morphology

15
Jul
Applied Geomorphology

16
Jul
Glacier and Peri Glacial Landscape
17
Jul
Karst Landscape, Desert Landscape, Coastal Landscape

03
Aug
Basics of Atmosphere, Heat Budget
04
Aug
Heat Budget
05
Aug
Temperature Belts & Isotherm Patterns of the World
06
Aug
Atmospheric Circulation Models
08
Aug
Pressure Belts of the world

09
Aug
Atmospheric Circulation: Surface and Aloft winds
10
Aug
Local winds, Humidity, Atmospheric Stability and Instability
12
Aug
Upper Tropospheric Winds
13
Aug
Rossby Waves & Jet Stream
16
Aug
Types and Distribution of Precipitation
17
Aug
Mechanism of Precipitation
18
Aug
Stability & Instability of Atmosphere

19
Aug
Air Masses and Frontogenesis
20
Aug
Fronts & Temperate cyclones
22
Aug
Temperate and Tropical Cyclones
23
Aug
Temperate and Tropical Cyclones I

24
Aug
Koppen’s & Thornthwaite’s Classification of World Climates
25
Aug
Trewartha’s Classification of World Climates

26
Aug
Global Climate Change

27
Aug
OBR
29
Aug
Bottom Topography of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Ocean - 1
01
Aug
Bottom Topography of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Ocean - 2

30
Aug
Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans - 1
03
Aug
Temperature and Salinity of the Oceans - 2

31
Aug
Ocean Deposits and Marine Resources: Biotic, Mineral and Energy Resource

01
Sep
Ocean Waves, Currents and Tides
02
Sep
Ocean current-2
03
Sep
Thermohaline Currents - Watermass - ENSO

05
Sep
Coral Reef and Coral Bleaching
06
Sep
Coral reefs theory -2

08
Aug
Coral Bleaching & Heat Budget and Salt Budget

08
Sep
Seal Level Change, Waves & Tides

09
Sep
Laws of Seas and Marine Pollution

10
Sep
Factors influencing World Distribution of Plants and Animals
12
Sep
Biogeographical Realms
13
Sep
Gene Pool Centres & bio-geographical realms of India
14
Sep
Vegetation Of India

15
Sep
Genesis of Soil
16
Sep
Marbuts soil classification
17
Sep
USDA Soil Classification & Biodiversity Degradation

19
Sep
Social forestry, Basics of Ecology, Ecosystem Principles and Human Ecological Adaptations
20
Sep
Ecosystem Principles & Management
20
Sep
Assignment 20th Sept 2022
21
Sep
Human Ecological Adaptations

22
Sep
Ancient Antiquity, Pre-Classical, Classical and Modern Phases

23
Sep
Contributions of Varenius and Kant, Humboldt, Ritter

26
Sep
Physical Vs Human
27
Sep
Determinism Vs Possibilism & Stop-Go Determinism

28
Sep
Areal Differentiation and QR
28
Sep
28th Assignment

29
Sep
Contributions, Applications and Backlash

30
Sep
Behavioral Approach and Influence of Cognitive Sciences
01
Oct
Humanistic Geography

04
Oct
Regional Synthesis & SRR
06
Oct
Radical Approaches
06
Oct
6th October Assignment

07
Oct
Environmentalism and Limits to Growth - 1
12
Sep
Environmentalism and Limits to Growth - 2

08
Oct
Post Modern Geography - 1
14
Sep
Post Modern Geography - 2

10
Oct
Systems Theory
11
Oct
Geopolitical Theory
12
Oct
12th October Assignment
13
Oct
Geopolitical Theory-1
14
Oct
Location Theories

20
Sep
Frontiers and Boundaries & Types of Boundaries

15
Oct
Concept, Types of Region and Methods of Regionalization, Regional Development Strategies
17
Oct
Methods of Regionalisation & Growth pole
17
Oct
17th October assignment

18
Oct
Growth Pole of Perroux, Rostov's Development Theory

19
Oct
Concept of Development & Disparities/Imbalances - 1
24
Sep
Concept of Development & Disparities/Imbalances - 2

20
Oct
Disparities In India
21
Oct
Multi Level Planning, Hill Area Development Plan, Integrated Tribal Development Plan
22
Oct
Damodar Valley Corporation Plan, Watershed Program and NCR Planning
26
Oct
Integrated Rural Development Programme and NCR

27
Oct
Geological History and Triple Tectonic Division of India - 1
28
Oct
Geological History and Triple Tectonic Division of India - 2
29
Oct
Geological History and Triple Tectonic Division of India - 3
31
Oct
Geological History and Triple Tectonic Division of India - 4
01
Nov
Geological History and Triple Tectonic Division of India - 5

02
Nov
Monsoons - 1
03
Nov
Monsoons - 2
04
Nov
Monsoons - 3
05
Nov
Seasons and rainfall pattern of India
07
Nov
Climate Disasters and Extreme Events
29
Aug
Climatic Classification

08
Nov
Water Resources-Rivers and Ground Water - 1
09
Nov
Interlinking of rivers and water issues
08
Nov
Climate of India

03
Oct
India Physical

17
Nov
Locational Factors of other Textile Industries and Core Industry

18
Nov
Locational Factors of Fertilizer and Related Industry

19
Nov
Locational Factors of Fertilzer,Chemical,Pharma,paper Industry & Political aspects

19
Nov
world distribution of Industries

11
Nov
Principles of Trade

10
Nov
Importance of Transport, Complementary and Competition in Modes of Transport

12
Nov
Geography and Federalism, Regional and Regional Consciousness

Border Conflicts & Geo Politics

13
Nov
Types of Minerals and Important Minerals

Distribution of Minerals as per Physiography

15
Nov
Coal Resources and Other Energy Minerals
16
Nov
Other Energy Resources & Industries Introduction

07
Apr
Erosional Process & Erosional Landform
07
Apr
Transportation & Deposition Process & Landforms
08
Apr
Special Landforms.

12
Apr
Desert Introduction & Erosional Process
12
Apr
Desert_Landform formed by erosional processes
12
Apr
Desert_Transportation and Depositional Work in desert and Landforms associated

18
Apr
Depositional Landform
18
Apr
Special Landform
18
Apr
Erosional Landforms

12
Jul
Lecture 1
12
Jul
lecture 2

26
Jun
Lecture

11
Aug
Lecture 1
11
Aug
Lecture 2
11
Aug
Lecture 3

10
Sep
Waves

17
Sep
Part 1
17
Sep
Part 2
17
Sep
Part 3

12
Nov
General Pointers
12
Nov
Drawing reference lines
12
Nov
Drawing Additional Reference Lines
12
Nov
Reference line intersection

12
Nov
J & K
12
Nov
J & K :North Western Mountains
12
Nov
Himachal Pradesh
12
Nov
Punjab
12
Nov
Rajasthan & Gujarat
12
Nov
MAHARASHTRA
12
Nov
KARNATAKA & GOA
12
Nov
KERALA
12
Nov
East Coast Tamil Nadu
12
Nov
Tamil Nadu Interiors
12
Nov
Andhra Pradesh & Telangana
12
Nov
Odisha
12
Nov
Chhattisgarh
12
Nov
Jharkhand
12
Nov
Madhya Pradesh
12
Nov
Uttar Pradesh
12
Nov
Uttarakhand
12
Nov
West Bengal
12
Nov
Bihar
12
Nov
North East
12
Nov
Coasts and Borders

12
Nov
Cartography techniques to Mark Mountain Ranges, Peaks & Highlands
12
Nov
Southern Hill Complex & ChotaNagpur Plateau
12
Nov
Northern Mountains : Jammu & Kashmir and Uttaranchal
12
Nov
Hills of Gujarat & Western Ghats
12
Nov
Associated Mountain Passes in the Northern Mountains
12
Nov
Aravallis , Vindhyas, Satpuras and Central Indian Highlands

12
Nov
Cauvery & MISC
12
Nov
Krishna & Godavari
12
Nov
Narmada, Tapi , Mahanadi & Misc
12
Nov
Indus & Brahmaputra
12
Nov
Ganga (Part 1)
12
Nov
Ganga (Part 2)

12
Nov
WLS,NP, RB : What are Wildlife Sanctuary, National Parks and Biosphere Reserves
12
Nov
WLS,NP, RB : Northern India J&K and Ladakh, Punjab, HP, Uttarakhand
12
Nov
WLS,NP, RB : Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana, Maharashtra
12
Nov
WLS,NP, RB : Karnataka Kerala
12
Nov
WLS,NP, RB : Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana & Odisha