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Introduction: How To Study Maps Effectively
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This is the first lesson in the series How to study maps effectively. It deals with: 1. Process of learning the locations of the nations on a map. 2. Sources needed to study maps. 3. Explains the need to study maps. 4. Why it is important to know the rough location of all the nations on the map. This lesson will be extremely beneficial to those who are preparing for UPSC Civil Services Examination CSE (for IAS, IPS, IRS etc.), State Civil Services Examination (conducted by RPSC, UPPSC, MPPSC and so on), other examination conducted by UPSC and other government bodies which includes questions on General Knowledge, Current affairs, general awareness, General studies. It will also cover other related exams like Central Police Forces Exam (Assistant Commandant), SSC (Staff Selection Commission- Combined Graduate Level exams), Bank PO exams like IBPS, SBI and RBI exams, Combined Defence Service exam (CDS), ACIO (Assistant Central Intelligence Officer) etc. This lesson will also be beneficial to those who want to improve their general knowledge.

Roman Saini
Part of a great founding team at Unacademy with Gaurav, Hemesh. Movies, Guitar, Books, Teaching.

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Sir, I like your coverage a lot. I would love if you could also include brief description (in-depth analysis) of the issue at hand. Eg: If there is a mention of Shangai Cooperation Organisation, a brief about the organisation can be included in the slides (skipping the explanation part considering time constraint in the videos). Once again, I thank you for the work carried out on Unacademy.
really awesome course very helpful.
Sir kindly continue this course and complete the answer for the question "What do you need to know ?" in maps.
This course is the most helpful among every other courses. Kindly add new lessons as early as possible.
One small correction, Chile does not share border with Brazil (at 8:50)
Microsoft student encarta is no more updated after 2009 so will it be useful and also it is not available on official website. Please help
  1. How to read Maps effectively 1.1 Presented by: Roman Saini Follow me on Unacademy https://unacademy.in/user/RomanSaini





  2. How to study World (incldues India) maps .Google maps Atlas (Black Swan or Oxford) . Wikipedia Microsoft student Encarta 3d atlas software Whenever you encounter it in news, don't forget to corroborate with Atlas


  3. Why to study world map Basically, you can guess almost anything about a nation if you know its location relative to others It makes you look like a wise, genius person who knows what she is talking about It sticks with you throughout your life It fetch you more marks in mains (value addition to many answers) .Straight away you can answer a lot of questions as MCQs in prelims (5-10)


  4. Its awesome if you can know most of the countries on this planet Always have a rough idea about the location on the world maps What do you need to know


  5. Next Lesson: . What do you need to know