The teachers of EduRev have mentored thousands of students in the last 3-years, including Anudeep Durishetty AIR 1 UPSC CSE 2017, and one thing that was common that a lot of time of an UPSC aspirant is wasted in compiling the reliable sources from different sources and the strategy to study them efficiently.
Our team has spent the last 2-years interacting with UPSC toppers, teachers who have mentored these toppers, understanding their strategies, sources that they referred to during the preparation, compiling these sources & making them available to you at a single click in the EduRev App, saving hundreds of hours wasted in setting the base for the UPSC CSE preparation.
This document will briefly help you understand how you can leverage EduRev smartly to crack the UPSC exam & study what actually matters to crack the exam.
EduRev course(s) is structured in such a way that you can prepare everything for Geography for both UPSC Prelims and Mains in a single place without going to coaching:
EduRev also offers a course with summaries & MCQ Tests for the famous reference book: GC Leong for Geography & Shankar IAS for Environment (which is co-related with Geography & often asked together)
Other reference books that you can refer is Majid Hussain for Geography of India, Majid Hussain for India & World Geography & DS Khullar for Physical Geography which is suggested by the UPSC Toppers themselves.
Why you should Stay Updated with Current Affairs for UPSC?
All the above-mentioned information/sources will help you strengthen your concepts and covers the static part of the UPSC Exams. However, for the dynamic part, you should stay updated with current affairs as questions are asked in a way that both the current affairs and the static portion are interlinked.
You can go through the course: Current Affairs & Hindu Analysis: Daily, Weekly & Monthly Compilation & can keep yourself up to date with the recent subjectwise current affairs.
Monthly Current Affairs section Daily, Weekly & Monthly course on EduRev Along with this, you can find monthly Yojana Magazine on here.
How to Perfect the Concepts for UPSC/IAS?
Perfect your concepts and master the subjects through Video Lectures, Notes & MCQ tests so that you don't get stuck on the D-Day.
Refer Video Lectures of related topics for better understanding
Once you are thorough with the basic understanding of the concepts through NCERTs, you should continue the learning with the videos. Learning with Videos help you remember better in a natural manner which helps you in your Final UPSC interview. You can find video lectures under each topic in the videos section here
Study Detailed Notes for UPSC CSE
EduRev UPSC experts have prepared notes in a structured manner with well-explained images to help you understand the topics and cover all the aspects of a particular topic. Find the detailed notes in the course Geography for UPSC CSE
EduRev notes prepared by UPSC Experts
Attempt MCQ Tests and crack your UPSC sectional Cutoff
MCQ Tests on all the topics (& sub-topics) of Geography are helpful for clear understanding, proper practice, and quick revision. These tests will help you in self-evaluation and you can check whether you've understood a topic completely and are prepared for the UPSC interview in the longer run. Find the MCQ Tests in the course Geography for UPSC CSE
MCQ Tests of various Topics on EduRev
Is Map Based Learning in Geography Important for UPSC?
It is recommended to study the books Orient Black Swan and Oxford for Physical ATLAS & Maps for Geography section in UPSC. And EduRev is offering a course with videos & MCQ tests that enhance your Map-based learning from the course ATLAS: Map-based Learning for UPSC
Map-based Learning Course on EduRev
Mock Tests & Previous Year Questions for UPSC
Once you've completed your preparation for Geography. We recommend you to attempt subject-wise mock tests of Geography, available under the UPSC Prelims Mock Test Series on EduRev. These Sectional Mock tests help you analyze your Strengths and weakness better and eventually prepare you better for the final UPSC CSE.
Check out UPSC CSE Prelims Mock Test Series. Attempt more and more tests and ace your preparation.
You can get the last 10-years of UPSC Prelims & Mains papers from here - UPSC Previous Year Question Papers and can also refer to the topic-wise questions of Indian Polity from the last 25-years here.
Happy Learning with EduRev!