NET Geography Syllabus

UGC NET Geography Syllabus


1. Geomorphology: Fundamental concepts; Endogenetic and Exogenetic forces; Denudation and weathering; Geosynclines, continental drift and plate tectonics; Concept of the geomorphic cycle; Landforms associated with fluvial, glacial, arid, coastal and karst cycles.

2. Climatology: Composition and structure of the atmosphere; Heat budget of the earth; Distribution of temperature; Atmospheric pressure and general circulation of winds; Monsoon and jet stream; Tropical and temperate cyclones; Classification of world climates; Koppen*s and Thoramwaites schemes.

3. Oceanography: Ocean deposits; Coral reefs; Temperature and salinity of the oceans; Density of seawater; Tides and ocean currents.

Bio – Geography: World distribution of plants and animals; Forms and functions of the ecosystem; Conservation and management of ecosystems; Problems of pollution.

4. Geographic Thought: General character of Geographic knowledge during the ancient and medieval period; Foundations of Modern Geography; Determinism and possibilism; Areal differentiation and spatial organization.

5. Population Geography: Patterns of world distribution; Growth and density of population; Patterns and processes of migration; Demographic transition.

Settlement Geography: Site, situation, types, size, spacing and internal morphology of rural and urban settlements; City – region; Primate city; Rank – size rule; Settlement hierarchy; Christallers Central Place theory; August Loschs theory of market Centres.

6. Economic Geography: Sectors of Economy: primary, secondary,. tertiary and quaternary; Natural resources: renewable and non-renewable.

Measurement of agricultural productivity and efficiency; Crop combination and diversification; Von Thimens Model.

Classification of industries: Webers and Loschs approaches; Resource based and footloose industries.

Models of transportation and transport cost: Accessibility and connectivity.

7. Political Geography: Heartland and Rimland theories; Boundaries and frontiers; Nature of administrative areas and Geography of public policy and finance.

Social Geography: Ethnicity; tribe; dialect; language, caste and religion; Concept of social well-being.

Cultural Geography: Culture – areas and cultural regions; Human races; Habitat; Economy and Society of tribal groups.www.netugc.com

8. Regional Planning: Regional concept in Geography; Concept of planning regions; Types of regions; Methods of regional delineation; Regional planning in India; Indicators of development; Regional imbalances; Evolution, nature and scope of town planning with special reference to India, and Fundamentals of Town and Country planning.

9. Geography of India: Physiographic divisions; Climate: Its regional variations; Vegetation types and vegetation regions; Major soil types; Irrigation and agriculture; Population distribution and growth; Settlement patterns; Mineral and power resources; major industries and industrial regions.

10. Cartography:  Types of maps: Techniques for the study of spatial patterns of distribution; Choropleth; Isopleth and Chorochromatic maps and pie diagrams; Mapping of location – specific data; Accessibility and flow maps.

Remote sensing and Computer application in mapping; Digital mapping; Geographic Information System (GIS).

Statistical Methods : Data sources and types of data; Frequency distribution and cumulative frequency ; Measures of central, tendency; Selection of class intervals for mapping; Measures of dispersion and concentration; Standard deviation; Lorenz Curve; Methods of measuring association among different attributes; Simple and Multiple correlation; Regression.

Nearest – neighbour analysis; Scaling techniques; Rank score; Weighted score; Sampling techniques for Geographical analysis.

CRACK NET JRF
Get Free Callback

Note: Get Details of Best UGC NET JRF Coaching Institutes of your Area. *T&C Apply

TOP RATED INSTITUTES

Achivers Mantraa New Delhi Delhi

Achivers Mantraa

NET Economics Coaching, NET Political Science Coaching, NET Psych..
New Delhi
Innovative Institute New Delhi Delhi

Innovative Institute

NET Commerce Coaching, NET Management Coaching..
New Delhi
Humanities Point New Delhi Delhi

Humanities Point

NET Commerce Coaching, NET Economics Coaching, NET English Coachi..
New Delhi

QUICK CONTACT

Enter your Mobile Number to Receive Free Callback by our Customer Care

FOLLOW US

QUICK CONTACT

Affordable UGC, NET, JRF, Coaching Institute for All India Student to Crack JRF.

Janak Puri, New Delhi

+91-9870284791

info@netjrfcoaching.com

www.netjrfcoaching.com

Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions