Geography Lecture series by Ms.Rajtanil Solanki (Rank 367 / CSE-2014)

Geography Lecture UPSC

  1. [Geography Lecture1] Longitude, Latitude, Timezones, Earth Interior, Rock types, Continental Drift
  2. [Geography Lecture2] Plate Tectonics Theory & World Geography Basics-Africa, Islands of Asia
  3. [Geography Lecture3] Major Landforms Types, Geophysical Phenomenons (Earthquakes, Volcano, Tsunami) for Mains-GS1
  4. [Geography Lecture] Oceanography: Currents, Tides, Estuaries, Mineral Resources & Major Ports
  5. [Geography Lecture] Climatology: Atmosphere, Pressure Belts, Wind Types, Temperature inversion
  6. [Geography Lecture] Climatology Part-II: Jetstreams, Thunderstorms, Cyclones, El-nino & Climatic Regions of the World
  7. [Geography Lecture] Indian Geography: The Himalayas & Northern Plains, PLUS remaining climatic regions of world
  8. [Geography Lecture] Rivers of India, Western Ghat & Peninsular Plateaus
  9. [Geography Lecture] Indian Forest Types, Climatic Regions, Floods, Droughts, Watershed Management
  10. [Geography Lecture] Land Use pattern, Soil Types, Desertification, Erosion, Soil Conversation, Indian Agriculture
  11. [Geography Lecture] Mains-GS3: Irrigation Types, Agriculture Extension Services, Land Reforms, Livestock & Fisheries
  12. [Geography Lecture] Indian Geography: Mineral & Energy resources, Nuclear Plants, Gas Pipelines, Iron-Steel & Cement Industries
  13. [Geography Lecture] World Geography- China, Japan, Russia & South East Asia: Resources distribution for GS Mains
  14. [Geography Lecture] World Geography- West Asia, Middle East, Africa & Australia- resource distribution for Mains GS1
  15. [Geography Lecture] World Geography Part-III: Europe, North America & South America (THE END)

GS1 (Mains): Revision Lecture Series by Mr.Sunep Jamir


GS1 (Mains): Industrial Location Factors

In 2013, UPSC updated the Mains syllabus for Civil Service Exam. Accordingly Paper I contains following topics of geography:

  1. Salient features of world’s physical geography.
  2. Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian sub-continent);
  3. Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India)
  4. Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc.,
  5. Geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
  6. Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. (In GS Paper III)

I’ve started with the third topic: (Factors responsible for location of industries). Here is the list of articles published so far. (If you’re new to this site, start reading from the bottom-up)