General Studies Geography

General Studies Geography

MARKS COVERED 15-20 IN PRELIMS

Target group

Students who have done their coaching classes but have problems in imagining Geography Through Maps and Diagrams. This course is for such students who have done their Geography course, somewhere but are short in confidence on studying the India or World through Maps.

Aim:

To help students develop immense tactical advantage by enhancing their imagination and simplifying their learning immensely. To help answer any question that may be asked from maps and related interrelations. To help memorise their atlas easily and improve retentivity.

Key feature of the course

  1. Develop command over the World Map and India Map.
  2. Developing proper understanding of the locations.
  3. Intra and Interdisciplinary approach connected to Map studies.
  4. Developing proper understanding of questions that are in true UPSC nature.
  5. Relevant interrelationship of Strategic issues associated with maps.

Components

  1. Complete Study material and books beyond which nothing is required.
  2. Very high class video lessons based on virtual reality based documentaries, as well as recorded class lectures that aids imagination development.
  3. Easing memorization and aiding retentively.
  4. Every day test.
  5. Test discussion beginning every class.
  6. Model Test Papers at the end of the session.

People behind

The programme is under the guidance of Sri K. Siddhartha, who will set the attitude, interest level and pedagogy as per the requirement of UPSC.

  1. Academic Head – Dr. S. Mukherjee, Director ENSEMBLE
  2. Chief Course Coordinator
  3. Chief of Test Schedule and Conduct
  4. Chief of Technology - Gourav Kakkar

MODUS OPERANDI

  1. Student can log on to ensemble.net.in to get themselves registered.
  2. The candidate will get his/her access and password.
  3. Once they log in, they will start getting advisories, and materials.
  4. Through these sessions the candidates will be guided through various concepts and ideas that form the programme.
  5. For online students, the candidates can upload and ask any question and form a set of question, which will be discussed face to face?

PREDEFINED SCHEDULE
The students will be given a schedule, which will be followed diligently to cover the section in comprehensive and holistic manner. The schedule will be having topic wise classes and test at regular basis on pre decided dates.
CONFINED AND LIMITED SOURCE
Whatever the candidates may have studied in the past, the course will minimise their efforts either by pruning what they have studied or by suggesting them what can study now. This will be by the availability of printed books/electronic books or other books that they will be provided.
REGULAR ASSIGNMENTS
Before each class the students will be appearing for a test on the topics of the previous day. The online students will be asked to take print out of the same. This will help the students revise the previous topics along with the new topics.
DOUBT CLEARING SESSIONS
We will regularly have a doubt clearing session in the form of, ASK ANYTHING UNDER THE SUN’ with a live discussion session with the candidates, both online and offline students.
WHAT WILL BE THE IMPACT OF THE COURSE
By doing this course you will finish the section of World Map or India Map in comprehensive and holistic manner and have lots of test practice. There will be 12 tests that will be conducted.
What the students will get?

  1. Geography Through Maps in electronic form and/or printed form.
  2. 10 revision tests.
  3. 1 final test for World and 1 final test for India.
  4. An Interactive online problem solution session if desired by the students.

Participation Fees
Rs. 1500/-
Starting from 5th February (10 days course)
Time: 3:00 to 5:00 pm

COURSE MANAGEMENT PLAN

General Studies Geography, Section: Geography Through Maps

Session TOPIC Nature of Discussion

Supplementary topics and Interrelationships

Test

Expectation from Students, Students task

1

Coastal Australia

Imaginative and paperless with classroom and documentary based learning.
Interactive for classroom.

Causal account and Interrelationship with Geopolitics and Recent issues.

Daily Revision Test beginning from second day.

Keep pace with the class. Use learners sense and imagination.

2

Mainland Australia

Same

Observation based learning with emphasis on geographical components economy, culture and society.

Same

Same

3.

Coastal Africa

Same

Causal account and Interrelationship with Geopolitics and Recent issues.

Same

Same

4.

Mainland Africa

Same

Observation based learning with emphasis on geographical components economy, culture and society.

Same

Same

5.

Coastal
South America

Same

Causal account and Interrelationship with Geopolitics and Recent issues.

Same

Same

6.

Mainland South America

Same

Observation based learning with emphasis on geographical components economy, culture and society.

Same

Same

7.

Coastal
North America

Same

Causal account and Interrelationship with Geopolitics and Recent issues.

Same

Same

8.

Mainland North America

Same

Observation based learning with emphasis on geographical components economy, culture and society.

Same

Same

9.

Europe

Same

Observation based learning with emphasis on economy and resource base.

Same

Same

10.

Asia part 1

Same

Observation based learning with multidimensional discussion on various components related geography as well as some recent issues and geopolitics.

Same

Same

11

Asia part 2

Same

Observation based learning with multidimensional discussion on various components related geography as well as some recent issues and geopolitics.

Same

Same