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Geology for IFoS Mains 2016-Doubts and Discussions

Lets put all our doubts here and discussions also in this thread.

PS-pls do only subject and topic related discussions.

My first query-how to memorise the Minerals chapter and their classifications?i m finding it almost impossible .any trick or short cut to do that?
In Love With My Life Claudia Sampedro !
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  • 2nd query-
    from where r u all doing indian stratigraphy?bangar?
    In Love With My Life Claudia Sampedro !
  • Will provide a brief pointwise write up on minerals in 1~2 days...its on my laptop...its not with me abi...its has chart nd all...its gud
  • 2nd query-
    from where r u all doing indian stratigraphy?bangar?

    Banger covers it all...but I don't like the way he deal with the subject....bhoot Saara technial data Hai.....I like it in story form ....will give u pics of some pages from wadia....that with banger will....but agin in days..as that book is at my home...abi my away..
  • Drop ur email ID ND number in my inbox will add u on Watsup
  • Will provide a brief pointwise write up on minerals in 1~2 days...its on my laptop...its not with me abi...its has chart nd all...its gud

    thanks a lot bro for ur effort :)
    In Love With My Life Claudia Sampedro !
  • edited September 2016

    2nd query-
    from where r u all doing indian stratigraphy?bangar?

    Banger covers it all...but I don't like the way he deal with the subject....bhoot Saara technial data Hai.....I like it in story form ....will give u pics of some pages from wadia....that with banger will....but agin in days..as that book is at my home...abi my away..
    yes.bangar is very technical and so much point wise ,no fluidity in concepts.it doesnt make the concepts clear,good only if we can mug up all the facts and points and tables,which seems tedious to me.

    meanwhile i will try to fetch the book by wadia if i can.thanks a lot for ur reply. :)
    In Love With My Life Claudia Sampedro !
  • edited September 2016

    Drop ur email ID ND number in my inbox will add u on Watsup

    :)
    In Love With My Life Claudia Sampedro !
  • einsteinias10@gmail.com...bhai please send me too.
  • Guys, 3 queries:

    1. Can we get Bangar book online? I don't see the book available even in Jawahar Book centre website, let alone in Flipkart or Amazone. If someone has the link, please post it.
    2. Which one is better? GB Mahapatra or Bangar? I have Mahapatra Textbook on geology. Does it cover the syllabus fully?
    3. How good is Brilliant Tutorials materials? I can see that they are dated 2012 but I don't see any evolving questions in geology either. Can we use it to supplement the existing books?
  • edited September 2016
    vignesh said:

    Guys, 3 queries:

    1. Can we get Bangar book online? I don't see the book available even in Jawahar Book centre website, let alone in Flipkart or Amazone. If someone has the link, please post it.
    2. Which one is better? GB Mahapatra or Bangar? I have Mahapatra Textbook on geology. Does it cover the syllabus fully?
    3. How good is Brilliant Tutorials materials? I can see that they are dated 2012 but I don't see any evolving questions in geology either. Can we use it to supplement the existing books?

    1.i got it online few months back.
    2.mahaptra doesnt cover syllabus fully.bangar does except paleonotology.
    3.no idea can be referred for topics which u dnt find anywhere.atleast thats what i will do if i get time.its too bulky and many irrelevant material is complied in it.
    In Love With My Life Claudia Sampedro !
  • from where r u all doing paleontology topics?
    In Love With My Life Claudia Sampedro !
  • from where r u all doing paleontology topics?

    Brilliant tutorials material
  • vignesh said:

    from where r u all doing paleontology topics?

    Brilliant tutorials material
    thanks :)
    In Love With My Life Claudia Sampedro !
  • how is geology prep going on friends?
    In Love With My Life Claudia Sampedro !
  • B)
    In Love With My Life Claudia Sampedro !
  • ^^

    Not at all great. But everyone will give a huge effort only in the last 20 days.
  • are 20 days sufficient for forestry if done along with GS? :| 50-50 time distribution?
    In Love With My Life Claudia Sampedro !
  • are 20 days sufficient for forestry if done along with GS? :| 50-50 time distribution?

    bhai i am with Agri so lag toh raha hai ki softer subjects such as Agri and Forestry could be managed


    The real work gets done behind the scenes, Competition is the easy part - Usain Bolt
  • vignesh said:

    Guys, 3 queries:

    1. Can we get Bangar book online? I don't see the book available even in Jawahar Book centre website, let alone in Flipkart or Amazone. If someone has the link, please post it.
    2. Which one is better? GB Mahapatra or Bangar? I have Mahapatra Textbook on geology. Does it cover the syllabus fully?
    3. How good is Brilliant Tutorials materials? I can see that they are dated 2012 but I don't see any evolving questions in geology either. Can we use it to supplement the existing books?

    1.i got it online few months back.
    2.mahaptra doesnt cover syllabus fully.bangar does except paleonotology.
    3.no idea can be referred for topics which u dnt find anywhere.atleast thats what i will do if i get time.its too bulky and many irrelevant material is complied in it.
    which book for Geology are we talking about are we talking about Principals of Engineering Geology by KM Bangar

    http://www.amazon.in/Principals-Engineering-Geology-K-M-Bangar/dp/8180141152/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1476028841&sr=8-2&keywords=bangar

    @vignesh @Geheimnisse
    The real work gets done behind the scenes, Competition is the easy part - Usain Bolt
  • vignesh said:

    Guys, 3 queries:

    1. Can we get Bangar book online? I don't see the book available even in Jawahar Book centre website, let alone in Flipkart or Amazone. If someone has the link, please post it.
    2. Which one is better? GB Mahapatra or Bangar? I have Mahapatra Textbook on geology. Does it cover the syllabus fully?
    3. How good is Brilliant Tutorials materials? I can see that they are dated 2012 but I don't see any evolving questions in geology either. Can we use it to supplement the existing books?

    1.i got it online few months back.
    2.mahaptra doesnt cover syllabus fully.bangar does except paleonotology.
    3.no idea can be referred for topics which u dnt find anywhere.atleast thats what i will do if i get time.its too bulky and many irrelevant material is complied in it.
    which book for Geology are we talking about are we talking about Principals of Engineering Geology by KM Bangar

    http://www.amazon.in/Principals-Engineering-Geology-K-M-Bangar/dp/8180141152/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1476028841&sr=8-2&keywords=bangar

    @Geheimnisse
    yes.same one.
    In Love With My Life Claudia Sampedro !
  • are 20 days sufficient for forestry if done along with GS? :| 50-50 time distribution?

    bhai i am with Agri so lag toh raha hai ki softer subjects such as Agri and Forestry could be managed


    hmm.utnaa time me karne ke alawa koi option bhi to nahi hai ab . :|
    In Love With My Life Claudia Sampedro !
  • are 20 days sufficient for forestry if done along with GS? :| 50-50 time distribution?

    bhai i am with Agri so lag toh raha hai ki softer subjects such as Agri and Forestry could be managed


    hmm.utnaa time me karne ke alawa koi option bhi to nahi hai ab . :|
    bhai
    any improvement in Geology knowledge kya ?
    Geology dekh kar toh darr lag raha hai i guess i my initial thoughts of skipping it was good but now I made travel arrangements :tired_face:
    The real work gets done behind the scenes, Competition is the easy part - Usain Bolt
  • dogdog
    edited October 2016

    are 20 days sufficient for forestry if done along with GS? :| 50-50 time distribution?

    bhai i am with Agri so lag toh raha hai ki softer subjects such as Agri and Forestry could be managed


    hmm.utnaa time me karne ke alawa koi option bhi to nahi hai ab . :|
    bhai
    any improvement in Geology knowledge kya ?
    Geology dekh kar toh darr lag raha hai i guess i my initial thoughts of skipping it was good but now I made travel arrangements :tired_face:
    Yes, same doubt here. Also, Civil's mains optional is not getting completed, and this exam is just 10 days before Civil Services Mains exam :s

    There is 7 days gap between GS and English paper day and Optional papers day. Thinking of devoting these 7 days to those 2 optional's
  • are 20 days sufficient for forestry if done along with GS? :| 50-50 time distribution?

    bhai i am with Agri so lag toh raha hai ki softer subjects such as Agri and Forestry could be managed


    hmm.utnaa time me karne ke alawa koi option bhi to nahi hai ab . :|
    bhai
    any improvement in Geology knowledge kya ?
    Geology dekh kar toh darr lag raha hai i guess i my initial thoughts of skipping it was good but now I made travel arrangements :tired_face:
    Its taking time as i m doing geology for the first time.have to focus on civils mains also side by side with a different optional in hand.3 optionals management i have to do :D but picking one two topics daily.its a totally rattamaar subject.except few portions everything is rote learning at which i m really bad.i often slip into dilemma wether to solely focus on civils or prepare for forest also.lets see how things shape up in next few days.
    In Love With My Life Claudia Sampedro !
  • are 20 days sufficient for forestry if done along with GS? :| 50-50 time distribution?

    bhai i am with Agri so lag toh raha hai ki softer subjects such as Agri and Forestry could be managed


    hmm.utnaa time me karne ke alawa koi option bhi to nahi hai ab . :|
    bhai
    any improvement in Geology knowledge kya ?
    Geology dekh kar toh darr lag raha hai i guess i my initial thoughts of skipping it was good but now I made travel arrangements :tired_face:
    Its taking time as i m doing geology for the first time.have to focus on civils mains also side by side with a different optional in hand.3 optionals management i have to do :D but picking one two topics daily.its a totally rattamaar subject.except few portions everything is rote learning at which i m really bad.i often slip into dilemma wether to solely focus on civils or prepare for forest also.lets see how things shape up in next few days.
    yaar tumhara haal toh acha hai I am working aspirant on top of it 3 optional usme bhi ek Geology Paper 2 jaise
    dog said:

    are 20 days sufficient for forestry if done along with GS? :| 50-50 time distribution?

    bhai i am with Agri so lag toh raha hai ki softer subjects such as Agri and Forestry could be managed


    hmm.utnaa time me karne ke alawa koi option bhi to nahi hai ab . :|
    bhai
    any improvement in Geology knowledge kya ?
    Geology dekh kar toh darr lag raha hai i guess i my initial thoughts of skipping it was good but now I made travel arrangements :tired_face:
    Yes, same doubt here. Also, Civil's mains optional is not getting completed, and this exam is just 10 days before Civil Services Mains exam :s

    There is 7 days gap between GS and English paper day and Optional papers day. Thinking of devoting these 7 days to those 2 optional's
    bhai
    i am on the same boat, now toh skipp bhi nahi kar sakta hai tickets nikal di hain

    anyidea last time kitne bache baitha the 500, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1000+
    koi hai jo yeh bata sakta hai
    The real work gets done behind the scenes, Competition is the easy part - Usain Bolt
  • are 20 days sufficient for forestry if done along with GS? :| 50-50 time distribution?

    bhai i am with Agri so lag toh raha hai ki softer subjects such as Agri and Forestry could be managed


    hmm.utnaa time me karne ke alawa koi option bhi to nahi hai ab . :|
    bhai
    any improvement in Geology knowledge kya ?
    Geology dekh kar toh darr lag raha hai i guess i my initial thoughts of skipping it was good but now I made travel arrangements :tired_face:
    Its taking time as i m doing geology for the first time.have to focus on civils mains also side by side with a different optional in hand.3 optionals management i have to do :D but picking one two topics daily.its a totally rattamaar subject.except few portions everything is rote learning at which i m really bad.i often slip into dilemma wether to solely focus on civils or prepare for forest also.lets see how things shape up in next few days.
    yaar tumhara haal toh acha hai I am working aspirant on top of it 3 optional usme bhi ek Geology Paper 2 jaise
    dog said:

    are 20 days sufficient for forestry if done along with GS? :| 50-50 time distribution?

    bhai i am with Agri so lag toh raha hai ki softer subjects such as Agri and Forestry could be managed


    hmm.utnaa time me karne ke alawa koi option bhi to nahi hai ab . :|
    bhai
    any improvement in Geology knowledge kya ?
    Geology dekh kar toh darr lag raha hai i guess i my initial thoughts of skipping it was good but now I made travel arrangements :tired_face:
    Yes, same doubt here. Also, Civil's mains optional is not getting completed, and this exam is just 10 days before Civil Services Mains exam :s

    There is 7 days gap between GS and English paper day and Optional papers day. Thinking of devoting these 7 days to those 2 optional's
    bhai
    i am on the same boat, now toh skipp bhi nahi kar sakta hai tickets nikal di hain

    anyidea last time kitne bache baitha the 500, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1000+
    koi hai jo yeh bata sakta hai

    Usse matlab nahi hai ... the people who have same optional in Civils and Forest have huge advantage (like physics, Botany etc. - because their score in 1 optional will be higher than our score in both optional papers combined)
  • true.we often see that very less people appear but ignore the brutal fact that there are only 50 odd seats for general.so its not easy at all as some people make it look.it might have been advantageous to few or many in 2013 or 2014 due to prelims merger ,but since that year candidates are getting smarter and smarter .
    In Love With My Life Claudia Sampedro !
  • sir i am planning to give ifos in 2017. my optional in CSE is psychology. sir can you please guide me as to which optionals can be taken for ifos .will be very thankful :-)
  • yellow said:

    sir i am planning to give ifos in 2017. my optional in CSE is psychology. sir can you please guide me as to which optionals can be taken for ifos .will be very thankful :-)

    @arkham knight @geheimnisse @dog
  • yellow said:

    yellow said:

    sir i am planning to give ifos in 2017. my optional in CSE is psychology. sir can you please guide me as to which optionals can be taken for ifos .will be very thankful :-)

    @arkham knight @geheimnisse @dog
    Psychology is not a subject in forest service. Take Forestry and Geology as everyone else takes the same.
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