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    I would Like to have Geography as my Mains Optional subject? So Recommend best Books on Geograpy for Civil Services exam?

    Hi,
    I would like to have GEOGRAPHY as my Mains optional
    so kindly recommend some useful books on geography.

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    Re: I would Like to have Geography as my Mains Optional subject? So Recommend best Books on Geograpy for Civil Services exam?

    Hello,
    If you like Geography then first of all you should go for Geography NCERT Books of 11th and 12th for basic knowledge. And I suggest some reference books:

    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,Geneva,Swiss,SunSans-Regular]Geography Books Paper - I
    • Physical geography - Savinder Singh
    • The Earth's dynamic surface - K. Sidhartha
    • Physical geography - Strahler & Strahler
    • Climatology - D.S. Lal
    • Physical geography made simple - Rupa
    • Oceanography - Sharma & Vital
    • Biogeography - Savinder Singh
    • Evolution of geographical thoughts - Majid Hussain and Adhikari
    • Economic geography - K. Sidhartha
    • Economic and social geography made simple - Rupa
    • Urban geography - K. Sidhartha
    • Human geography - Majid Hussain
    • Geography of population - R.C. Chandra
    • Regional Planning in India - hand & Puri
    • Political geography - Dixit
    Geography Books Paper - II
    • India: Physical aspects - K Sidhartha
    • Geography of India - Mamoria
    • Agricultural geography - Majid Hussain
    • Agricultural problems in India - Sadhu and Singh
    • Economic & Commercial geography of India - Mamoria
    • India's urbanisation and urban systems - R. Ramachandran
    • Regional planning in India - Chand and Puri
    • Political geography - Dixit
    • India: political aspects - K. Sidhartha
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    HOMI KOHLI

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    Re: I would Like to have Geography as my Mains Optional subject? So Recommend best Books on Geograpy for Civil Services exam?

    the recomended books are:
    The Earth's Dynamic Surface - By K. Siddhartha
    Geomorphology - By Bloom
    Geomorphology - By Sparks
    Economic Geology - By Shackleton
    Environmental Geology - By Valdiya
    Climatology
    Atmosphere Weather and Climate - By K. Siddhartha
    Climate History and Modem Man - By Chorley
    Science and Wonders of Atmosphere By Gedzelman
    Bio & Environmental Geog. Biosphere A Geography of Life - By Dr. Thomas and K. Siddhartha
    Environmental Geology -ByValdiya
    Living in the Environment - By Miller
    Settlement Geography- Cities Urbanization and Urban System - By K. Siddhartha & S. Mukherjee
    Urban Geography - By Herbert Thomas
    Indian Industrial Geography Indian industry a geographical perspective - By S. Mukherjee and K. Siddhartha
    Indian Economy - By Uma Kapila
    General Reading environmental concerns and strategies - By T. N. Khoshoo
    Development Indicators -Oxford University Press.
    Environmental Hazards - published by Ministry of Environment and forest.
    for further reference go to url
    http://www.civilserviceindia.com/sub...d-reading.html

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    Re: I would Like to have Geography as my Mains Optional subject? So Recommend best Books on Geograpy for Civil Services exam?


    • India: Physical aspects - K Sidhartha
    • Geography of India - Mamoria
    • Agricultural geography - Majid Hussain
    • Agricultural problems in India - Sadhu and Singh
    • Economic & Commercial geography of India - Mamoria
    • India's urbanisation and urban systems - R. Ramachandran
    • Regional planning in India - Chand and Puri
    • Political geography - Dixit
    • India: political aspects - K. Sidhartha
    • best of luck

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    Re: I would Like to have Geography as my Mains Optional subject? So Recommend best Books on Geograpy for Civil Services exam?

    dear,

    If you like Geography then first of all you should go for Geography NCERT Books of 11th and 12th for basic knowledge. And I suggest some reference books:

    [FONT=Arial,Helvetica,Geneva,Swiss,SunSans-Regular]Geography Books Paper - I

    • Physical geography - Savinder Singh
    • The Earth's dynamic surface - K. Sidhartha
    • Physical geography - Strahler & Strahler
    • Climatology - D.S. Lal
    • Physical geography made simple - Rupa
    • Oceanography - Sharma & Vital
    • Biogeography - Savinder Singh
    • Evolution of geographical thoughts - Majid Hussain and Adhikari
    • Economic geography - K. Sidhartha
    • Economic and social geography made simple - Rupa
    • Urban geography - K. Sidhartha
    • Human geography - Majid Hussain
    • Geography of population - R.C. Chandra
    • Regional Planning in India - hand & Puri
    • Political geography - Dixit
    Geography Books Paper - II

    • India: Physical aspects - K Sidhartha
    • Geography of India - Mamoria
    • Agricultural geography - Majid Hussain
    • Agricultural problems in India - Sadhu and Singh
    • Economic & Commercial geography of India - Mamoria
    • India's urbanisation and urban systems - R. Ramachandran
    • Regional planning in India - Chand and Puri
    • Political geography - Dixit
    • India: political aspects - K. Sidhartha

    best of luck


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    Re: I would Like to have Geography as my Mains Optional subject? So Recommend best Books on Geograpy for Civil Services exam?

    Lists of Geography Books for Civil Service examination :-

    1.Economic & Commercial geography of India Mamoria
    2.NCERT Class XII
    3.Geography of India Mamoria and Khullar
    4.Political Geography Dixit
    5.Urban geography K. Siddhartha
    6.Physical geography Savindra Singh and/or, Strahler & Strahler
    7.Oxford school atlas
    8.Fundamentals of Human Geography
    9.India's urbanisation and urban systems - R. Ramachandran
    10.Agricultural geography - Majid Hussain
    11.Indian geography - Rammorthy Gopalakrishnan
    12.The Earth's dynamic surface by K Sidhartha
    13.

    Geography by Tata Mc graw hill publication

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    Re: I would Like to have Geography as my Mains Optional subject? So Recommend best Books on Geograpy for Civil Services exam?

    Physical geography:
    1)GOcheng Leong
    2) SAvindra singh
    Indian GEography
    1)Kullar
    2) Majid Hussain
    human geography by Majid Hussain

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    Re: I would Like to have Geography as my Mains Optional subject? So Recommend best Books on Geograpy for Civil Services exam?

    SOME BOOKS FOR GEOGRAPHY

    NCERT books IX, X, XI, XII

    General Principals of World Geography by Charles Farro

    School Atlas

    Settlement Geography- Cities Urbanization and Urban System - By K. Siddhartha & S. Mukherjee

    Urban Geography - By Herbert Thomas

    Indian Industrial Geography Indian industry a geographical perspective - By S. Mukherjee and K. Siddhartha

    Environmental Geology - By Valdiya

    For more books click on link http://www.civilserviceindia.com/sub...d-reading.html

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