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Geography Optional Preparation

Hello Guys,
1. Which book is better for Indian Geography: Khullar or Majid Hussain?
2. Has anyone gone through the video lecture of geography on Mrunal's Youtube channel? Many people in the comment section are talking about its authenticity. Is it worth going through these videos?
3. How to prepare for agriculture and human geography section?
Thanks :smile:
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Comments

  • 1. initial stage -go through ncert first and gc leong ( watch mrunal videos simultaneously after doing particular )............after doing this much u r done with 30% geography syllabus (always keep the syllabus with u keeping checking it)
    2. take any coaching notes...m going to prefer shabbir sir notes m doing from there and start with geomorphologgy,
    3. climatology with D.S LAL as reference.
    4. ocenaography from notes and phyiscal geography from savindra singh (easy topic)
    5. soils from rupa made simple 1 ( shabbir sir dint do it well)
    6. now start with indian geography ( physiography of india -khullar)
    7. paper 2 from khullar most of the portion
    8. for human geography part majid hussain ( 3 books selective chapters most boring part of geography)



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  • Hello Guys,
    1. Which book is better for Indian Geography: Khullar or Majid Hussain?
    2. Has anyone gone through the video lecture of geography on Mrunal's Youtube channel? Many people in the comment section are talking about its authenticity. Is it worth going through these videos?
    3. How to prepare for agriculture and human geography section?
    Thanks :smile:

    (1) Indian Geography by D R Khullar is better.
    (2) Video lectures of geography on mrunal you tube channel is good for understanding basics but it's not enough from optional point of view. If you are looking for online lectures on YouTube then I will suggest you geography optional course videos of examrace it covers optional pretty well ( free available).
    (3) For Agricultural geography there's not enough material in standard reference books so I would suggest you to go for coaching notes of neetu Singh or alternatively you can get spectrum geography guide book.
    For Human geography part you have to refer following books but selectively - For Perspectives in human geography - Evolution of Geographical thought by majid Hussain.
    For Population and settlement geography - Human geography by Majid Hussain.
    For Models and Then - Models and theories in Human geography by Majid Hussain.
    For Regional planning - There's four parts PDF by UNCRD document which covers this portion of both paper 1 & 2 exhaustively with Indian case studies.
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  • @ Regional planning wala doc share kar sakte ho?
    Is the one available on xaam.org? (Its not opening).
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  • @ Regional planning wala doc share kar sakte ho?
    Is the one available on xaam.org? (Its not opening).

    It's same as available on xaam. in
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  • Thanks @BeTTor and @gt2015. I want to ask one more question guys, which ncert is better new one or the old one?
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  • go with new ncerts
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  • 11th class old ncert bhi dekh sakte ho kafi elaborated hai kuch topic jo usme h new me nai h
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  • "Total geography" books of ICSE board. they are well updated than NCERTs
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  • From where to read this unit - " Transportation , communication & trade "
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