Geography Enrichment Course

by Vajiram & Ravi

Enrich- Geography

Geography is one of the most popular optional subjects amongst UPSC aspirants. Due to its scientific nature and overlap with other General Studies Papers, it is preferred by a number of candidates. However, scoring marks in the Mains Exam is a different game altogether. Enriched content, current updation and right guidance in answer writing is necessary for stepping up the final marks.

The Enrich - Geography programme by Vajiram & Ravi is designed to help students to succeed in the UPSC Exam with the requisite conceptual understanding and noting of contemporary developments.

Starts: 01 August 2022

Mode: Classes will be conducted online. Tests/Assignments can be taken in both online and offline mode.

Fees: 14000 + GST

Registration Link: https://vajiramias.com/courses/

Features:

  • Value addition classes for conceptual enrichment

  • Course design based on PYQs and current development

  • Answer writing practice in the classes

  • Previous Year Question Detailed Discussion

  • Supporting study material and handouts

  • Personalised handholding and guidance by Faculties

Schedule:

Class No.

Date

Topic

1

01/08/22

Geomorphology: erosion surfaces, channel morphology, theories of landscape development

2

04/08/22

Climatology: climatic classification, modern concepts of micro climate, applied climatology, UHI

Test-1

08/08/22

Mini Test on Class 1 to 2

3

11/08/22

Oceanography: UNCLOS recent development, conservation of the oceans, coral conservations, TS diagram, ocean conveyor belt

4

15/08/22

Perspectives: critical revolution and development

Test-2

18/08/22

Mini Test on Class 3 to 4

5

22/08/22

Economic geography: updates

6

25/08/22

Models and theories: application and updates

Test-3

29/08/22

Mini Test on Class 5 to 6

7

01/09/222

Environment geography- current developments related to ecological imbalance and management

8

05/09/22

Regional geography: updated topics

Test-4

08/09/22

Mini Test on Class 7 to 8

9

12/09/22

Models and theories: application and critical approach

10

15/09/22

Models and theories: application and critical approach

Test-5

19/09/22

Mini Test on Class 9 to 10

11

22/09/22

Geomorphology: revised topics

12

26/09/22

Climatology: revised and updated topics

Test-6

29/09/22

Mini Test on Class 11 to 12

13

03/10/22

Environment Geography: Principles of ecology; current developments of ecological imbalances & management

14

06/10/22

Environment Geography: Current developments related to sustainable development

Test-7

10/10/22

Mini Test on Class 13 to 14

15

13/10/22

Biogeography- Soils; Biogeographic Realms & Gene Pool Centres

16

17/10/22

Population Geography: International developments in migration & population problems & policies; Reports by UNDP on demographic aspects

Test-8

20/10/22

Mini Test on Class 15 to 16

17

24/10/22

Settlement Geography: Relevance of concepts like primate city & RSR to contemporary times; Urban problems & solutions; sustainable development of urban areas

18

27/10/22

Updates on monsoon and other climatic events.

Test-9

31/10/22

Mini Test on Class 17 to 18

19

03/11/22

Climate change and agriculture and other recent updates in agriculture.

20

07/11/22

Fisheries, animal rearing, food processing industry.

Test-10

10/11/22

Mini Test on Class 19 to 20

21

14/11/22

Industry: recent updates for some industries.

22

17/11/22

Population Geography: discussion on updates and policies.

Test-11

21/11/22

Mini Test on Class 21 to 22

23

24/11/22

Settlement geography: changing morphology of urban and rural settlements. Application of settlement theories in Indian context.

Regional development and planning: Dandakaranya planning, multi-level planning

24

28/11/22

Political geography: Indian Ocean realm.

Test-12

01/12/22

Mini Test on Class 23 to 24

25

05/12/22

Political geography: insurgency, border disputes and terrorism.

26

08/11/22

Updates on energy resources.

Test-13

12/12/22

Mini Test on Class 25 to 26

27

15/12/22

State of forest report, natural resources.

28

19/12/22

Recent developments in trade transport and communication.

Test-14

22/12/22

Mini Test on Class 27 to 28

29

26/12/22

Important places for map work

30

 

29/12/22

Paper – 2: Contemporary events (unit 10)

Test-15

02/01/23

Mini Test on Class 29 to 30