SUB JUNIOR CATEGORY
(CLASS 2, 3 AND 4)

Physical Geography

    Earth, Land forms, Water Bodies etc.

Indian Geography

  1. Basics of India 
       1. States and their positions, Capitals, Major Cities, etc.
      2. States with international boundaries

  2. Physical features

    1. The Himalayas 

    2. The Great North Indian Plains 

    3. Peninsular Plateau -Central Highlands, Deccan Plateau, Western Ghats, Eastern Ghats

    4. Indian Desert

    5. Coastal plains and islands

    3. River systems

           1.      Himalayan rivers

          2.     Peninsular rivers

    4. Languages, Food, Festivals, Dances and

         Landmarks

 

Current Events

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SYLLABUS

JUNIOR CATEGORY (CLASS 5, 6, 7 AND 8)

 Physical Geography

  1. Interior of the earth

  2. Types and Characteristics of rocks

  3. Folding and Faulting

  4. Volcanoes, Earthquakes

  5. Weathering

  6. Ocean relief

  7. The Atmosphere - Structure and Composition

Indian Geography 

  1. Basics of India

    1. Location, latitude, longitude, time zone, etc.

    2. Neighbours

    3. Important straits

    4. States and their position, Capitals, Major Cities, etc.

    5. States with international boundaries

  2. Physical features

    1. The Himalayas – geological formation, physiographic divisions, major passes, significance

    2. The Great North Indian Plains – geological formation, physiographic divisions, climate, vegetation, soil, biodiversity, significance

    3. Peninsular Plateau – geological formation, Central Highlands, Deccan Plateau, Western Ghats, Eastern Ghats

    4. Indian Desert

    5. Coastal plains and islands

  3. River systems

    1. Himalayan rivers

    2. Peninsular rivers

    3. River basins

    4. Hydropower projects, major dams

    5. West-flowing and east-flowing rivers

   4. Languages, Food, Festivals, Dances and
       Landmarks

Geography of Asia

  1. Major natural regions

  2. Regional geography* of countries of Asia

  3. Cultural geography of countries of Asia- People, Food, Languages, Holidays, Festivals, Dance and Sports.

SENIOR CATEGORY
(CLASS 9, 10, 11 AND 12)

Level 1

 

Physical Geography

   1. Geomorphology   

        1. Origin of the earth

       2. Interior of the earth

       3. Types and characteristics of rocks

       4. Folding and Faulting

       5. Volcanoes, earthquakes

       6. Weathering

   2. Climatology

       1. Atmosphere – structure and composition

       2. Major climatic types

   3. Oceanography

       1. Ocean relief

       2. Temperature, salinity

       3. Ocean deposits

       4. Ocean currents

       5. El Nino and La Nina

       6. Waves and tides

   4. Biogeography

       1. Soil – origin and types

       2. Major biomes of the world

       3. Environmental degradation and conservation

 

Indian Geography

  1. Basics of India

    1. Location, latitude, longitude, time zone, etc.

    2. Neighbours

    3. Important straits

    4. States and their position, Capitals, Major Cities, etc.

    5. States with international boundaries

  2. Physical features

    1. The Himalayas – geological formation, physiographic divisions, major passes, significance

    2. The Great North Indian Plains – geological formation, physiographic divisions, climate, vegetation, soil, biodiversity, significance

    3. Peninsular Plateau – geological formation, Central Highlands, Deccan Plateau, Western Ghats, Eastern Ghats

    4. Indian Desert

    5. Coastal plains and islands

  3. River systems

    1. Himalayan rivers

    2. Peninsular rivers

    3. River basins

    4. Hydropower projects, major dams

    5. West-flowing and east-flowing rivers

    4. Languages, Food, Festivals, Dances and                             Landmarks

World Geography

  1. Major natural regions

  2. Regional geography* of countries of the world

  3. Cultural geography of countries of the world - People, Food,Languages, Holidays, Festivals, Dance and Sports.

 Current Affairs

Level 2 & 3 (Only for Senior Category in accordance with the syllabus as mentioned by International Geography Olympiad)

 

1. Climate & climate change 

2. Hazards & hazard management 

3. Resources & resource management 

4. Environmental geography & sustainable development 

5. Landforms, landscapes & land use 

6. Agricultural geography & food problems 

7. Population & population change 

8. Economic geography & globalisation 

9. Development geography & spatial inequality 

10. Urban geography, urban renewal & urban planning 

11. Tourism & tourism management 

12. Cultural geography & regional identities 

13. Required:  Map skills