Geography is one of the popular subjects in the UPSC main examination. It covers around 30-40 per cent of objective type questions in General Studies paper-I the preliminary level of UPSC Exam. Besides, geography covers 50 per cent of geography part of GS paper-II at mains examination.
It is chosen by many aspirants because the syllabus is less compared to other syllabuses. Geography optional syllabus can be broadly divided into three parts. It constitutes Physical Geography, Human Geography and Indian Geography. Paper I consists of physical and human geography and Paper II consists of Indian geography.