GEOGRAPHY FOR PT

GEOGRAPHY FOR PT- COURSE

What comprises the Geography PT Syllabus

  • GENERAL GEOGRAPHY
  • WORLD GEOGRAPHY
  • PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
  • HUMAN & ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY
  • INDIAN GEOGRAPHY

Marks Covered

30-40 marks in PT

Aim

To help students develop immense tactical advantage by enhancing their concept, knowledge observation and application capabilities as well as imagination and simplifying their learning immensely.To help answer any question that may be asked from anywhere in any manner. To help memorise their facts easily and to improve their retentivity.

Key feature of the course

  • Have a complete study material beyond which nothing is required.
  • Develop command over whole of Geography.
  • Developing proper understanding of the locations.
  • Intra and Interdisciplinary approach.
  • Developing proper understanding of questions that are in true UPSC nature.
  • Relevant interrelationship of Strategic issues associated with maps.

What will the students get

  • Complete Study material and books with synopsis.
    • Geography Through Maps (World Geography),
    • Geography Through Maps (Indian Geography),
    • Basic Physical Geography,
    • Social and Economic Development, in electronic / printed form
  • Very high class video lessons based on virtual reality based documentaries, as well as recorded class lectures that aids imagination development.
  • Easing memorization and aiding retentivity.
  • Model Test Papers at the end of the session.
  • A 500 question test along with Video discussion.
  • An Interactive online problem solution session by forming their identical problems groups on the web if desired by the students.

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.

  • Academic Head- Dr S. Mukherjee, Director ENSEMBLE
  • Chief Course Coordinator
  • Chief of Test Schedule and Conduct
  • Chief of Technolgy - Gourav Kakkar

Modus Operandi

  • Students can log on to ensemble.net.in to get themselves registered.
  • The candidate will be issued access and password.
  • Once they log in, they will start getting advisories, and materials.
  • Through these sessions the candidates will be guided through various concepts and ideas that form the programme.

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.

What will be the impact of the course

By doing this course you will finish the section of Geography in comprehensive and holistic manner and have lot of test practice. There will be 500 questions that will be provided for practice.

How best to utilise it

  • First read the topic.
  • Listen to the explanation.
  • Now use the synopsis to revise it.
  • Practice answering Objective type questions from the MCQ tab.
  • ENSEMBLE will keep you updating on current affairs regularly on this topic, as and when required.
  • Keep an eye on updates.

Online Learning sequence

Sequencing

Topics

Chapter And Study Material

Video Explanation & Multimedia

Synopsis & Lecture Format

Factfile

Current Affairs

MCQ’s

 

WORLD GEOGRAPHY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coastal & Mainland Australia

Documentary type and topical videos

Updation will keep taking place

 

Coastal & Mainland Africa

Documentary type and topical videos

Same

 

Coastal & Mainland South America
Coastal & Mainland North America

Documentary type and topical videos

Same

 

Coastal & Mainland Europe

Documentary type and topical videos

Same

 

Coastal & Mainland Asia

Documentary type and topical videos

Same

 

GEOMORPHOLOGY

 

 

 

The History of the Earth

Lecture interlaced with graphics and videos

No updation required

 

The Materials that form the Earth

Lecture interlaced with graphics and videos

Same

 

Rocks

Lecture interlaced with graphics, videos and flow charts

Same

 

The Interior of the Earth

Same

Same

 

Lithosphere and Crust

Same

Same

 

Earth Movements

Same

Same

 

Continental Drift

Same

Same

 

Plate Tectonics

Same

Same

 

Volcanism

Same

Same

 

Earthquakes

Same

Same

 

Tsunami

Same

Same

 

Exogenous forces: Denudation

Same

Same

 

Surface Water and Processes

Same

Same

 

Lake Basins

Same

Same

 

Ground Water

Same

Same

 

Karst Landforms

Same

Same

 

Arid Topography

Same

Same

 

Glacial landforms

Same

Same

 

Marine/Coastal Landforms

Same

Same

 

CLIMATOLOGY

Same

 

 

Composition of the Atmosphere

Same

Same

 

Structure of Atmosphere

Same

Same

 

Insolation

Same

Same

 

Temperature

Same

Same

 

Atmospheric Pressure

Same

Same

 

Atmospheric Circulation

Same

Same

 

Humidity

Same

Same

 

Atmospheric Stability and Instability

Same

Same

 

Precipitation

Same

Same

 

Air Masses

Same

Same

 

Secondary Circulation Cyclones

Same

Same

 

Secondary Circulation: Anticyclones

Same

Same

 

Tertiary Circulation: Local Wind

Same

Same

 

Tertiary Circulation: Urban Climates

Same

Same

 

World Climatic Type

Same

Same

 

Climatic Changes

Same

Updation will be a regular process

 

OCEANOGRAPHY

Same

 

 

Relief of the Ocean Floor

Same

No updation of information required*

 

Nature of Seawater

Same

Same

 

Ocean Circulations

Same

Same

 

El Nino & Southern Oscillation (ENSO)           

Same

Same

 

Ocean Waves

Same

Same

 

Tides

Same

Same

 

Ocean Deposits

Same

Same

 

Coral Reefs and Islands

Same

Same

 

Sea Level Change

Same

Same

 

Law of Sea     

Same

Same

 

HUMAN &ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY

 

 

 

Demographic Concepts

 

Updation will be a regular process

 

Population Distribution

 

Same

 

Migration

 

Same

 

Population issues

 

Same

 

Economic Activities

 

Same

 

Resources and their Issues

 

Same

 

Formation and Extraction of Minerals

 

Same

 

Agriculture: Types of Issues

 

Same

 

Recent Industrial Issues

 

Same

 

Transport Concepts and hubs

 

Same

 

Regional Development Issues

 

Same

 

INDIAN GEOGRAPHY

 

 

 

Mapping and Atlas reading-Physiography description on a regional basis

Documentary

No Update required

 

Geology

Documentary

Same

 

Rivers and Drainage

Documentary

Same

 

Climate

Documentary

Updation will be a process

 

Vegetaion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Natural Events

Documentary

Updation will be a process

 

Resources

Lecture interlaced with graphics, videos and flow charts

Updation will be a process

 

Basic Agricultural Issues

Lecture interlaced with graphics, videos and flow charts

Updation will be a process

 

Basic Industrial Issues

Lecture interlaced with graphics, videos and flow charts

Updation will be a process

 

Transport Essentials

Lecture interlaced with graphics, videos and flow charts

Updation will be a process

 

Basics of Settlement

Lecture interlaced with graphics, videos and flow charts

Updation will be a process

INDEX - TBU = To be updated, NA, not Applicable,

Post Script- General Directions after Course

  • Look for the updates notification
  • Practice as many questions, identify your problems
  • Connect yourself with our portal Face-to-Face rendezvous with the Chief Mentor.