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Unregistered 09:06 AM December 24th, 2013
Will you please give me syllabus for the MA Geography Entrance Exam organized by the Jawaharlal Nehru University
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Aakashd 01:57 PM December 24th, 2013
Jawaharlal Nehru University is a well known university situated in New delhi .. it is offered admission in many UG,PG and other courses ..

Here I am giving you details for the JNU MA Entrance Exam syllabus ..

JNU M.A Geography Entrance Exam syllabus :


Syllabus for Unit I

Geomorphology
Basic concepts
Details on Plains, plateaus and mountains
Geomorphic processes
Earth’s movements – Orogenic, Epeirogenic
Earthquakes and volcanoes
Weathering and Erosion
Earth’s interior
Wegener’s continental drift theory

Climatology
Weather and climate
Atmospheric temperature- Horizontal distribution, Vertical distribution
Insolation and heat budget
Atmospheric pressure
Concept of air masses and fronts
Cyclones and anticyclones
Global pressure System and wind belts

Oceanography
Ocean floor topography
Salinity and composition of sea water
Ocean currents
Ocean deposits

Biogeography
World distribution of plants & animals
Major floristic regions of the world

Human Geography
Man – Environment relationship
Classification and spatial distribution of human races

Population Geography
Population growth and distribution
Migration – Causes, Consequence
Types of settlement
Pattern of rural settlement

Other Topics under Unit I
Geographical Information System
Growth of population and urbanization
Development of agriculture and industries
Physiographic divisions
Regional geography
Remote Sensing
Statistical Applications

Syllabus for Unit II


Human Geography
Branches of Human Geography
Development of Human Geography in Foreign nations
Two main schools of Human Geography - Environmental Determinism, Possibilism
Neo Determinism
Cultural or Social Determinism

Physical Geography of India
India – geological structure and physiographic framework
Drainage system and climate
Soil and vegetation

Regional Geography
Types of region
Methods of regionalization
Concept of regional planning
Environmental planning in regional issues
Regional planning and sustainable development

Syllabus for Unit III
Cartography
Surveying and leveling
Plane table surveying
Prismatic compass surveying
Theodolite traversing
Leveling – Types

Map Projections
Classification of Map Projections
Types of map projections
Choice of map projections
Topographical maps of India

Syllabus for Unit IV
Statistical methods
Measures of central tendency – Mean, Median, Mode
Measures of dispersion – Mean, Deviation, Standard deviation
Graphical Representations
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MINTU SK 10:03 AM January 21st, 2014
TELL ME JNU MA GEOGRAPHY SYLLABUS
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MINTU SK 10:07 AM January 21st, 2014
WHAT IS THE SYLLABUS OF OF MA IN GEOGRAPHY OF BHU
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Unregistered 03:30 PM April 22nd, 2015
Is MA in Geography course available ?

I want to enroll for that, tell me the procedure for this.

Thanks,
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