Geography Study Material for UGC-NET Exam

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Paper I & II

 Geomormhology

Weathering,    River Capture,  Limestone(Karst),  Limestone Topography,  Plate Tectonics,  Plate Tectonic ,   Plate Boundaries and Mid Oceanic Ridge,   Earthquake and Plate Tectonics,   Landforms of Glaciation,    Alfred Wegner’s Great Contribution,    Mass Movement/Mass wasting/Slope Movement,    Earthquake:Overview,     What Causes Earthquakes?,   New View of Tectonic Plates Through Computer Modeling of Earth’s Mantle Flow, Plate Motions, and Fault Zones, Heat of The Earth:Where Does it Come From?   , Volcanic Landscapes

 Climatology

Jet Streams, Weather and Flights

We Need to Pull Carbon Out of the Atmosphere to Save The Planet,

Dust in Earth’s atmosphere is increasing and contributing to climate change,

Layers of Atmosphere:Ionosphere,   Layers of Earth’s Atmosphere,    Barometric Pressure and Why it Matters

   Air Masses ,  Air Fronts,   Wind:Causes and Mechanism,

 Oceanography & Bio Geography

Coral Reefs Types,  Coral Reefs are the “Rainforests” of the ocean ,   Reefs in India, Ocean Currents  , Salinity in Oceans ,

Ocean Currents and Climate
Difference Between an Ocean and a Sea

Coral Reef Formation

Coral Atolls are Now Blamed for Sea Level Rise

Ocean Currents and Climate, Salinity in Oceans   Pollution,  Ground Water Pollution, Pollution and Acid Rain

Water Pollution

Geographic Thought

The art of map-making and some rare maps of the south asia and Sindh 140 AD to 1808 AD

Muslim Travelers and Mapmakers during the Middle Ages

The Muqaddimah of Ibn Khaldūn

Eratosthenes:Measurement of the Earth’s circumference

Ibn Khaldun: Great Thinker and Philosopher

Map Making

 Population  & Settlement Geography

Zero Population Growth and Environment

Population and Migration

Hierarchies of Settlements

City is going to village:Gautam Bhatia in TOI

Pros and Cons of Urbanization

Urban sprawl: India’s slumming ‘n’ shining

Settlement Patterns in Ancient India

Rural Settlement Systems in India

What is smart about smart cities? A response from the global south

Advanced Reading

Urban Planning for City Leaders

Urban Biodiversity is Important in Modern 

 Economic Geography

Natural Resources: Definition and Classification

Iran to India Natural Gas Pipeline

Political/Social/Cultural geography

Nation State:Fundamental Unit of Political Power

Races and Tribes

Tribes in India

Angami Tribe

Toda People of India

Pygmies:African Peoples of the Rainforest

Remote tribe uses high-tech protection

Naga Tribe

Gonds of India

Santhal:Largest Tribal Community in India

Bishnoi Tribe in India

Earliest Traces of Aged, Disabled Human Found

Gujjar Tribe

 Regional Planning

Planning Regions of India

(http://www.slideshare.net/charujaiswal/planning-regions-of-india)

Geography of India

Nuclear Power in India: Some Facts

Issues,Priorities and Challenges for Indian Agriculture:A Worldbank View

Farming Systems:Indian Scenario

India’s Green Revolution:Successes, Failures and Second Green Revolution

Rice Farming in India: A New Method

Top 15 cities of India : GDP Wise

10 least populated Cities in the Land of Populous Cities

Some Notable Cities of India Situated along Rivers

Green Belts in Indian Cities

 Cartography & Statistical Methods

Mercator’s Projection

10 Great Sites for Satellite Maps

Some Basic Facts about Maps from an Old Book

Joshua Miele’s Maps for The Blind

Maps that changed the world

Microsoft launches Live Search Maps for India

Grid Systems for Maps

MetaCarta Launches Blog to Discuss How Geography and Maps Are Transforming the Internet

The art of map-making and some rare maps of the south asia and Sindh 140 AD to 1808 AD

Satellite Internet: An Aid to Geography

SOME SUGGESTED BOOKS

(You can buy these online)

Introducing Physical Geography

Physical Geography by Strahler & Strahler

Principles of Geomorphology by W D Thornbury

Physical Geography-Made Simple, Rupa Publisher

Physical Geography in Diagrams by Bunnett

Physical Geography by Savindra Singh

Geomorphology by Savindra Singh

Climatology

Climatology by DS Lal

General Climatology by Critchfield

Physical Geography-Made Simple, Rupa Publisher

Oceanography

Oceanography by Sharma & Vatal,

NCERT

Physical Geography by Savindra Singh

 Biogeography

Physical Geography-Made Simple

Evolution of Geographic Thought by Majid Husain 

Certificate Physical and Human Geography

 BHARAT KA BHUGOL

NCERT Objective Geography (Hindi)

Urban geography-A Global Perspective

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15 Responses to Geography Study Material for UGC-NET Exam

  1. prabhat kumar says:

    really very good thing. god will help you sir.

    sir paper ka v material is prakar hai kya, if yes , then plz send on r.prabhatkumar@gmail.com.
    if possible then also make in subject of EDUCATION (09)

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  2. Navneet Sharma says:

    Very good think sir plz send me study material

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  3. Navneet Sharma says:

    Subject Geography

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  4. SURESH CHANDRA THAKUR says:

    Reallly, fantastic and fine collection, sir, I am fortunate to see the study material for the first time, if I could see it aearlier , I would have qualified NET by now.

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  5. Crystal Chen says:

    thanks for the info! :) great work!! really helpful!

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  6. Nabarup Ganguly says:

    Thank You Sir , It is a b]very good thing sir, u r great sir.
    really it will very much help me in my future, god bless u sir

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  7. fazal haq says:

    i want to make salat timings chart through latitude, longitude,etc
    where can i seek help on the internet?

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  8. Sombir Grewal says:

    Good morning sir…..that’s great job.

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  9. vivek says:

    Sir, can i get ugc net geography answer keys from june 2009 to december 2011 (june 2009, dec 2009, june 2010, dec 2010, june 2011, dec 2011) for all three papers. Please provide if anybody have or source from where i can get these.

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  10. sulochana pareek says:

    thanks sir

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