1. Human Geography : Definition, Content and scope
2. Man and Environment: Definition, Content, Classification of environment, Environmental impact.
3. World Population : Growth, Factors influencing, density and distribution
4. Human activities : Primary, Secondary and tertiary activities


5. Resources : Definition, Classification and Conservation

6. Agriculture : Definition, Types, food crops (Rice and wheat) Non food crops (Cotton, Sugarcane) and Plantation crops (Rubber, tea and coffee) their Significance,  Conditions for cultivation, production and distribution.

7. Minerals : Definition and Classification (Metallic – Iron), non Metallic – bauxite and (fuel minerals – coal and petroleum)

8. Industries : Location factors, types of industries
1. Agro – based (Cotton textiles)
2. Forest based (Paper mills)
3. Mineral based (Iron and steel)
4. Chemical based (Fertilizers)

9. Transportation : Road ways, Railways, Water ways and Air ways
Rail ways: Intensive net work rail way, Regional rail ways and Trans continental railways
Water ways: Mjor sea ports: London, San Francisco,
Reo De Janeiro, Cape Town, Kolkata and Sydney
Major Air ports: Tokyo, Paris, Chicago, Bogota and


1. Physical features of India : Major features – Northern mountains, Indo – Gangetic plains, Peninsular plateau of India and coastal plains

2. Major rivers of India : Perennial rivers: Indus, Ganges and Brahmaputra Non Perennial rivers: Narmada, Tapati, Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna, Pennar and Cauvery

3. Climate of India :

Cold weather season: Temperature Rainfall & Pressure distribution
Hot weather season: Temperature, Rainfall & Pressure distribution
South west monsoon season: Temperature, Rainfall & Pressure distribution
North east monsoon season: Temperature, Rainfall & Pressure distribution

4. Natural vegetation of India: Types of vegetation based on rainfall and their distribution. Evergreen forest, deciduous forest, scrub forest, & Thorny forest

5. Soils : Definition, factors for formation, types and their distribution.

6. Population: Growth trends from 1901 to 2001, Distribution based on density, problems of high population.

7. Irrigation: Types of irrigation: canals, wells and tanks. Major multipurpose projects. Bakranangal, Hirakud, Damodar valley corporation and Nagarjuna Sagar.

8. Agriculture: Cropped area, production and distribution of selected crops: Rice, Wheat, Millets, Coffee, Tea, Sugarcane, Cotton, Jute and tobacco; Problems of Indian agriculture.

9. Minerals: Production and distribution of coal, petroleum, iron, mica and manganese, bauxite.

10. Industries: Location factors growth and distribution of iron and steel, cotton textile and ship building industries.

11. Transportation: Means of Transport – Road ways, Rail ways, Water ways and Air ways; Major ports of India – Mumbai, Cochin, Kandla, Kolkata, Visakhapatnam and Chennai.

12. Geography of Andhra Pradesh: Location, Physiography and Climate, Population

Click Here for Complete AP Board Intermediate Syllabus

You wish to report grammatical or factual errors within our online articles, you can let us know using the article feedback form.