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Environment & Ecology

Instructor: K. Siddhartha

Language: English

Validity Period: 365 days

₹4720

4720

GENERAL STUDIES PT ENVIRONMENT

SEGMENT-ENVIRONMENT

MARKS COVERED: 25-30 IN PRELIMS

Target group

Students who are fresh or have either done their coaching classes but have problems in Environment section. This course is for such students who are short in confidence on studying the Environment or having a low interest in Environment.

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

1.    Have a complete study material beyond which nothing is required.

2.    Develop command over Environment and Ecological Concepts.

3.    Developing proper understanding of the locations.

4.    Intra and Interdisciplinary approach connected to Environment

5.    Developing proper understanding of questions that are in true UPSC nature.

6.    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 third day revision test
  5. Previous Test discussion beginning every subsequent 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, interst 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 Technolgy-Gourav Kakkar

MODUS OPERANDI

  1. Student can log on to ensemble.net.in to get themselves registered mentioning whether they want to go for offline or online course.
  2. The candidate will get his/her access and password.
  3. Once they log in, they will start getting advisories, and materials.
  4. For offline, the candidates will have to take a physical admission as well in the Academy. For online the registration will be sufficient to get admitted through a password. Generated online specifically for them.
  5. Through these sessions the candidates will be guided through various concepts and ideas that form the programme.
  6. 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 book/books that they will be offered.

REGULAR 

Before each test the students will be appearing for a test on the topics of the previous day. The offline students will be asked to take print out of the same while the offline students will be given the tests in a printed form. This will help the students revise the topics before the tests.

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 Environment in comprehensive and holistic manner and have lot of test practice. There will be 12 tests that will be conducted.

What the students will get?

  1. Ecology and Environment in electronic form and/or printed form.
  2. 10 revision tests
  3. 2 final tests.
  4. An Interactive online problem solution session if desired by the students.

COURSE MANAGEMENT PLAN

General Studies for PT- Environment 

 

SEQUENCING OF TOPICS

WHAT THE STUDENTS GET

 

Chapter and study material

Class recordings,

Video explanation & multimedia

Synopsis & lecture format

1

Ecosystem Concept, Types of Ecosystems

ECOLGY & ENVIRONMENT

Access to Archives and Library

2

Soil Genesis

Same ✔

Same

3

Soil Profile

Same ✔

Same

4

Soil Classification

Same ✔

Same

5

Soil Degradation and Conservation

Same ✔

Same

6

World distribution of Fauna and Flora

Same ✔

Same

7

Biomes 

Same ✔

Same

9

Laws of Ecology

Same ✔

Same

10

Ecological adaptations

Same ✔

Same

11

Global Ecological Imbalances

Mans Impact on Ecosystem,

Environmental Degradation, Ecological Superiority of Humans

Same ✔

Same

12

Human Impact on Climate-Global Warming, Global cooling,

Ozone Hole, Climatic modification by human Activities.

Same ✔

Same

13

Human Impact on Atmosphere- Aerosols, Acid rain, Urban Heat Island

Same ✔

Same

14

Human Impact on Land-Land degradation, Soil Degradation) Erosion, Salinization, Laterisation) Derelict Land Formation,

Same ✔

Same

15

Human Impact on Water- Marine Pollution (Oil Pollution, Algal Bloom) Marine Waste Disposal, Eutrophication, Biomanipulation,

Thermal Pollution,

Same ✔

Same

16

Human Impact on Ecosystem- Biomagnification, Mass extinction, Holocene extinction

Same ✔

Same

17

Pollution- Air Pollution, Stubble burning, Water pollution, Oil Pollution,

Same ✔

Same

18

Biodiversity

Same ✔

Same

19

Forest Conservation, Forest Fires

Same ✔

Same

20

Wildlife Conservation

Same ✔

Same

21

Sustainable development

Same ✔

Same

22

Animals of the World

Same ✔

Same

23

International Conventions and Treaties

Same ✔

Same

24

Government Schemes and Programmes.

Same ✔

 

 

 

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