Geography of India for Civil Services and other Competitive Examination, 8/E (English, Paperback, Majid Husain)


  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill
  • Genre: Entrance Exams Preparation
  • ISBN: 9789353167899, 9353167892
  • Edition: 8, 2019
  • Pages: 912
Overview: Published first in 2008, the book “Geography of India”, is written mainly for candidates preparing for Competitive Examinations. It has become increasingly popular with each revised edition. The flagship title is entering its 8th edition. The book is an established manual and a bestseller in the segment. It’s a widely read reference book that deals with relevant topics of India’s Geographical landscape in a systematic and comprehensive manner. Updated current events and statistics forms a part of this edition. Varied topics covered are Resources of India, different types of irrigation, cropping patterns of India, Transport and public distribution system and food security, disasters and Government initiatives. It is also being increasingly referred to by Graduates and Postgraduates of the subject and by researchers and academicians. Salient Features: 1) Based on current UPSC syllabus, strong in theoretical concepts, supplemented with additional original maps and diagrams 2) Updated data and statistics 3) Revised chapters on current affairs with topics like Urban disasters, cyber crime and social media. 4) Thoroughly revised content on Niti Ayog, Integrated watershed development programmes, Government schemes and initiatives, National New Mineral policy 2019 5) Thoroughly revised chapters on Regional Development and Planning, Agriculture, Minerals and Resources, Transport and Communication systems in India. 6) Content represented in form of mind maps, flowcharts, tabular format and statistical techniques for better understanding.
1. Geological Structure and formation of India Structure of India
2. Physiography
3. The Drainage System of India
4. Climate of India
5. Natural Vegetation and National Parks
6. Soils
7. Resources
8. Energy Resources
9. Agriculture 10. Spatial Organisation of Agriculture
11. Industries
12. Transport, Communications and Trade
13. Cultural Setting
14. Settlements
15. Regional Development and Planning
16. India–Political Aspects
17. Contemporary Issues
Author Info

  • Late Majid Husain, who had revised the 8th edition before his sad demise, was a well-known name in the field of geography. He had written many books on the subject for students who are preparing for the Civil Services and other competitive Examination as well as for students in universities. He was an eminent professor of Geography in Jamia Milia Islamia.

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Weight 1.000 kg
Dimensions 24 × 18 × 3.5 cm

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