WHAT IS GEOGRAPHY?
Geography is a branch of science that involves the study of land, places, inhabitants and the relationships between people and their environment.
The Word Geography is derived from the Greek word geographia, which means “earth description”.
In general the study of Geography has two branches:-
- Human Geography
- Physical Geography
- Human geography is the study of people and their communities, cultures, economies, and their interactions with the environment.
- Physical geography is the study of earth and it’s natural environment like the Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Atmosphere Oceans, Soil etc.
HIGHER STUDY OPTIONS IN GEOGRAPHY AFTER 10+2
UNDER GRADUATE COURSES
- Bachelor of Arts in Geography
- Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) and Master of Arts in Geography
POST GRADUATE COURSES
- Master of Arts in Geography
- Master of Arts in Geology
- Master of Philosophy in Geography
- Doctor of Philosophy in Geography
- Doctor of Philosophy in Political Geography
CERTIFICATE AND DIPLOMA COURSES
- Advance Diploma in Computer Assisted Cartography
- Advanced Diploma in Remote Sensing and GIS Applications
- Certificate Programme in Geography
- Certificate Programme in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
SYLLABUS AND SAMPLE PAPER
In CBSE Class 12 final board exams, Geography Theory Question Paper will carry 70 marks. While Practical Exam will carry 30 Marks and duration of exam will be 3 Hours.
Here we are providing a brief description of chapter wise marks distribution to students for final Board Exams.
Fundamentals of Human Geography
Unit 1: Human Geography
Unit 2: People
Unit 3: Human Activities
Unit 4: Transport, Communication and Trade
Unit 5: Human settlements
India: People and Economy
Unit 6: People
Unit 7: Human Settlements
Unit 8: Resources and Development
Unit 9: Transport, Communication and International Trade
Unit 10: Geographical Perspective on selected issues and problems
Unit 1: Processing of Data and Thematic Mapping
Unit 2: Field study or Spatial Information Technology
Practical Record Book and Viva Voce