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Comprehensive Course on Geography Optional

Mohammad Rizwan Ahmed

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About this course
In this course, Md. Rizwan will cover the entire syllabus of Geography optional subject with respect to the demands of UPSC Civil Services Mains examination 2019-20, key highlights of which are Map Pointing and answer writing strategy. The course focuses on conceptual clarity for tackling questions related to Geography by providing learners with a simplified version of the administrative theories with abundant examples. The course will be conducted in English and notes will also be provided in English.
Course schedule
Jun
10
Introduction to Geography Optional and Scope of Syllabus
Lesson 11:00 PM
Jun
11
Introduction to Geomorphology
Lesson 21:00 PM
Jun
14
Surface configuration of earth- CDT
Lesson 31:00 PM
Jun
15
SFS and Plate tectonic theory
Lesson 41:00 PM
Jun
16
Earth quakes and Volcanism
Lesson 51:00 PM
Jun
16
Weekly Quiz -1
Lesson 63:05 PM
Jun
17
Approaches for Landscape development
Lesson 71:00 PM
Jun
18
Doubt Clearing Session - II
Lesson 81:00 PM
Jun
19
Davis and Penck's Model of Landscape development
Lesson 91:00 PM
Jun
20
Slope and Slope Development Theories
Lesson 101:00 PM
Jun
22
Endogenetic and exogenetic forces and interior of earth
Lesson 1110:30 AM
Jun
22
Doubt Clearing Session - III
Lesson 121:00 PM
Jun
23
Erosion surfaces
Lesson 132:30 AM
Jun
23
Channel morphology and Denudation Chronology
Lesson 141:00 PM
Jun
23
Weekly Quiz -2
Lesson 153:05 PM
Jun
24
Introduction to Climatology and Basic Principles
Lesson 161:00 PM
Jun
25
Temperature and pressure belts of the world
Lesson 171:00 PM
Jun
26
Doubt Clearing Session - IV
Lesson 181:00 PM
Jun
27
Tricellur model of Atmospheric circulation
Lesson 191:00 PM
Jun
28
Monsoons and Jet streams
Lesson 201:00 PM
Jun
29
Types and Distribution of Precipitation
Lesson 211:00 PM
Jun
30
Doubt Clearing Session - I
Lesson 222:30 AM
Jun
30
Weekly quiz -3
Lesson 233:05 PM
Jul
01
Climatic Classification - Koppens method
Lesson 241:00 PM
Jul
02
Thornthwaites Climatic Classification
Lesson 251:00 PM
Jul
03
Cyclones, Airmasses and frontogenesis
Lesson 261:00 PM
Jul
07
Weekly Quiz-4
Lesson 273:05 PM
Jul
09
Tides and Theories of Tidal origin
Lesson 281:00 PM
Jul
10
Coral Reef and theories of origin
Lesson 291:00 PM
Jul
11
Law of the Sea and marine pollution
Lesson 301:00 PM
Jul
12
Doubt Clearing Session - VIII
Lesson 311:00 PM
Jul
13
Doubt Clearing Session - VI
Lesson 322:30 AM
Jul
13
Introduction to bioenvrionmental geography
Lesson 331:00 PM
Jul
14
Introduction to Oceonography -OBR
Lesson 341:00 PM
Jul
14
Weekly quiz -5
Lesson 353:05 PM
Jul
15
World Distribution of Plant and animals and major gene pools
Lesson 361:00 PM
Jul
16
Doubt Clearing Session - IX
Lesson 371:00 PM
Jul
18
Env Geog- Principles of Ecology
Lesson 381:00 PM
Jul
19
Doubt Clearing Session - VII
Lesson 392:30 AM
Jul
19
Human Ecological Adaptation and influence of man on environment
Lesson 401:00 PM
Jul
21
Doubt Clearing Session - V
Lesson 412:30 AM
Jul
21
Introduction to Human Geography
Lesson 421:00 PM
Jul
22
Quantative Revolution
Lesson 431:00 PM
Jul
23
Critical Revolution
Lesson 441:00 PM
Jul
24
Doubt Clearing Session - XI
Lesson 451:00 PM
Jul
25
Environmentalism and Determinism
Lesson 461:00 PM
Jul
25
Weekly Quiz -6
Lesson 473:05 PM
Jul
26
Areal Differentiation and Regional synthesis
Lesson 481:00 PM
Jul
27
Language, Religion and Secularization
Lesson 491:00 PM
Jul
28
Pedology
Lesson 502:30 AM
Jul
28
Doubt Clearing Session - XII
Lesson 511:00 PM
Jul
28
Weekly Quiz-7
Lesson 523:05 PM
Jul
29
Chapter 7: Economic Geography and Typology of Agriculture
Lesson 531:00 PM
Jul
30
Limits to Growth model
Lesson 541:00 PM
Jul
31
Food and nutritional security
Lesson 551:00 PM
Aug
01
Doubt Clearing Session - XIII
Lesson 561:00 PM
Aug
03
Migration and problems associated with migration
Lesson 571:00 PM
Aug
04
Population as social capital and social wellbeing
Lesson 581:00 PM
Aug
06
Hierarchy of Urban settlements
Lesson 591:00 PM
Aug
07
Rank size rule and Primate city
Lesson 601:00 PM
Aug
08
RUF, Satellite towns and USI
Lesson 611:00 PM
Aug
09
Chapter 8: population Geography : theories
Lesson 621:00 PM
Aug
10
Oceanic circulation - currents
Lesson 632:30 AM
Aug
10
Weekly quiz -8
Lesson 643:05 PM
Aug
11
Deforestation and forest conservation measures- social forestry and Agroforestry
Lesson 652:30 AM
Aug
15
Doubt Clearing Session - XIV
Lesson 661:00 PM
Aug
16
Regional Planning:Concept of a region
Lesson 671:00 PM
Aug
17
Methods of Regionalisation
Lesson 681:00 PM
Aug
19
Doubt Clearing Session - XV
Lesson 691:00 PM
Aug
20
Chapter 10: systems approach in human geography
Lesson 701:00 PM
Aug
21
Growth pole and growth center theory
Lesson 711:00 PM
Aug
22
CPT
Lesson 721:00 PM
Aug
23
Doubt Clearing Session - XVI
Lesson 731:00 PM
Aug
24
Heartland and Rimland Theory
Lesson 741:00 PM
Aug
24
Weekly quiz-9
Lesson 753:05 PM
Aug
25
Regional imbalances and sustainable development
Lesson 761:00 PM
Aug
28
Physigraphy part 1
Lesson 771:00 PM
Aug
29
Physiography Part 2
Lesson 781:00 PM
Aug
30
Doubt Clearing Session - XVII + Mapping
Lesson 791:00 PM
Aug
31
Drainage system in india
Lesson 801:00 PM
Aug
31
Weekly Quiz 10
Lesson 813:05 PM
Sep
01
Climate of india
Lesson 821:00 PM
Sep
02
Climatic classification of india
Lesson 831:00 PM
Sep
03
Doubt Clearing Session - XVIII + Mapping
Lesson 841:00 PM
Sep
04
Chapter 2 : Resources part 1
Lesson 851:00 PM
Sep
05
Resources Part 2
Lesson 861:00 PM
Sep
06
Chapter 3 : Agriculture: basics and infrastucture
Lesson 871:00 PM
Sep
07
Doubt Clearing Session - XIX + Mapping
Lesson 881:00 PM
Sep
07
Weekly Quiz -11
Lesson 893:05 PM
Sep
08
Land reforms and land tenure
Lesson 901:00 PM
Sep
09
Cropping intensity , productivity and pattern
Lesson 911:00 PM
Sep
10
Green revolution and NMSA
Lesson 921:00 PM
Sep
11
Doubt Clearing Session - XX + Miscellaneous Topics
Lesson 931:00 PM
Sep
12
Chapter 4 : industries : steel ,jute, pharma industries
Lesson 941:00 PM
Sep
13
Industrial houses and complexes
Lesson 951:00 PM
Sep
14
Eco tourism and industrial policy
Lesson 961:00 PM
Sep
15
Weekly Quiz -12
Lesson 971:00 PM
Sep
15
Doubt Clearing Session - XXI
Lesson 981:00 PM
Sep
16
Chapter 5 : Transport part 1
Lesson 991:00 PM
Sep
17
Transport part 2
Lesson 1001:00 PM
Sep
18
Transport Part 3
Lesson 1011:00 PM
Sep
19
Doubt Clearing Session - XXII
Lesson 1021:00 PM
Sep
20
Chapter 6: cultural setting Historical Perspective of Indian Society:Racial, linguistic and ethnic
Lesson 1031:00 PM
Sep
21
Major tribes, tribal areas and their problems; cultural regions
Lesson 1041:00 PM
Sep
22
Growth, distribution and density of population; Demographic attributes
Lesson 1051:00 PM
Sep
22
Weekly quiz -13
Lesson 1063:05 PM
Sep
23
Doubt Clearing Session - XXIII
Lesson 1071:00 PM
Sep
24
Chapter 7: Types, patterns and morphology of rural settlements
Lesson 1081:00 PM
Sep
25
Functional classification of Indian cities
Lesson 1091:00 PM
Sep
26
Urban developments and planning
Lesson 1101:00 PM
Sep
27
Doubt Clearing Session - XXIV
Lesson 1111:00 PM
Sep
28
Chapter 8:Regional Development and Planning
Lesson 1121:00 PM
Sep
29
Command area development; Watershed management
Lesson 1131:00 PM
Sep
30
Tribal area development and island development
Lesson 1141:00 PM
Oct
01
Doubt Clearing Session - XXV
Lesson 1151:00 PM
Oct
01
Weekly Quiz - 14
Lesson 1163:05 PM
Oct
02
Chapter 9:. Political Aspects:Geographical basis of Indian federalism
Lesson 1171:00 PM
Oct
03
State reorganisation; Emergence of new states; Regional consciousness and inter state issues
Lesson 1181:00 PM
Oct
04
Geopolitics of South Asia and Indian Ocean realm
Lesson 1191:00 PM
Oct
05
Doubt Clearing Session - XXVI
Lesson 1201:00 PM
Oct
06
Chapter 10 :Contemporary Issues : part 1
Lesson 1211:00 PM
Oct
07
Contemporary Issues -2
Lesson 1221:00 PM
Oct
08
Contemporary Issues -3
Lesson 1231:00 PM
Oct
09
Temperature and Salinity and T-S diagram
Lesson 1241:00 PM
Oct
10
Doubt Clearing Session - X
Lesson 1251:00 PM
Oct
14
Mega quiz
Lesson 1261:00 PM
Course will be taught in English
10th June to 14th October 2019
111 lessons, 15 quizzes