|Part A||Fundamentals of Human Geography|
|Unit 1||Human Geography||8||read more|
|Unit 2||People Periods||8||read more|
|Unit 3||Human Activities||10||read more|
|Unit 4||Transport, Communication & Trade||10||read more|
|Unit 5||Human settlements||8||read more|
|Unit 6||Map Work||6||read more|
|Part B||India: People and Economy|
|Unit 1||People||6||read more|
|Unit 2||Human Settlements||8||read more|
|Unit 3||Resources and Development||15||read more|
|Unit 4||Transport, Communication and International Trade||8||read more|
|Unit 5||Geographical Perspective on selected issues and problems||8||read more|
|Unit 6||Map Work||5||read more|
|Total Marks||100||Time: 3 Hours|
Nature and Scope Periods
Population — distribution, density and growth
Population change-spatial patterns and structure; determinants of population change;
Age-sex ratio; rural-urban composition;
Human development - concept; selected indicators, international comparisons
Primary activities - concept and changing trends; gathering, pastoral, mining, subsistence Agriculture, modern agriculture; people engaged in agricultural and allied activities – some, Examples from selected countries.
Secondary activities-concept; manufacturing: types – household, small scale, large scale; Agro based and mineral based industries; people engaged in secondary activities – some Examples from selected countries.
Tertiary activities-concept; trade, transport and communication; services; people engaged in tertiary activities - some examples from selected countries
Quaternary activities-concept; knowledge based industries; people engaged in quaternary Activities - some examples from selected countries
Land transport - roads, railways; trans-continental railways.
Water transport- inland waterways; major ocean routes.
Air transport- Intercontinental air routes.
Oil and gas pipelines.
Satellite communication and cyber space.
International trade-Bases and changing patterns; ports as gateways of international trade, role of WTO in International trade.
Settlement types - rural and urban; morphology of cities (case study); distribution of mega Cities; problems of human settlements in developing countries.
Map Work on identification of features based on above units on the outline Political map of World.
Environmental pollution; urban-waste disposal.
Urbanization, rural-urban migration; problems of slums.
Map work on locating and labeling of features based on above Units on outline political map of India