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Punjab University BA Syllabus

 

Paper Geography 200 Marks- Syllabus, Page -1

 


(Outlines of Test)

Paper – A: Physical Geography                                 70
Paper – B: Human and Regional Geography                70
Paper -  C: Map Work and Practical                           60
                                       Total Marks:                 200

 

(syllabi and courses)
PAPER – A: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

1.THE EARTH AND ITS ORIGIN
The Universe, the Solar System and the Earth, Earth’s Origin, Shape and Size, rotation and revolution, Composition and structure, Distribution of land and water. Earth’s geological history: Origin and evolution of life on Earth.

2.ATMOSPHERE
Composition and structure of Atmosphere, Atmospheric Temperature and pressure, winds and global circulation, Air Masses and fronts.

3.LITOSPHERE
Internal Structure of the Earth. Rocks Origin, Formation and types, Plate Tectonics, Mountain building, Earthquakes, volcanic activity, Geomorphic processes-internal and external, weathering, mass wasting, erosion and deposition, cycle of erosion, landforms produced by surface, water, ground water, wind and glaciers, Formation and types of soils.

4.HYDROSPHERE
Configuration of Ocean floor, Ocean deposits, composition, temperature and salinity of ocean water, Movement of  ocean water, Waves currents and tides.


PAPER –B: HUMAN AND REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
Part – I: Human Geography

  1. Man-environment Interaction:

Themes of environmental determinism, Possibilism and perception.

  1. Population:

Distribution, age and sex structure, Population Change, Natural increase and migration.

  1. Settlements:

Rural, Urban,: Location, form and function of settlements, central place theory

  1. Economic Activity:

Locational characteristics of primary, secondary, tertiary and quaterany activities.

  1. Environmental Problems:

Ecosystem and environmental degradation.

 

 


 

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