Geography has an important part of the topics to be covered for Prelims (Paper -I). It includes : –
Physical Geography (World & India) , Socio-Economic-Development , Environment / Ecology , Biodiversity & Climate Change.
The subject is substantially dynamic in nature , which have its relation with current affairs.
Moreover the nature of questions in last few years have become more general and contemporary , reducing dominance of conventional questions.
The text books for conventional part include :
- NCERT XI (Fundamental of Physical Geography)
- NCERT XI (India Physical Environment)
- NCERT XII (Fundamental of Human Geography)
- NCERT XII (India People and Economy)
- NCERT XII (Biology)
- Certificate of Physical & Human Geography (G.C.leong)
For the Dynamic part, contemporary sources as , New Paper (Hindu & Indian Express( http://epaper.indianexpress.com/ ) PIB ( http://pib.nic.in/ ) India Year Books ( http://www.publicationsdivision.nic.in// )
The Question both conventional & Dynamic includes map orientation also Ex. Question on Golan Heights thus refer School Atlas : – Oxford or Orient Black swan