National Institute of Open Schooling Senior Secondary Exam-Geography (316) Papers


Geography is a main paper in the stream of Humanity. It is a major field to work in and higher studies in this field are very popular among the students. Every year lots of students opt for higher studies in geography. Paper is very important in the course and it contains the basics of this subject to make students aware of most of the things.

Importance of paper:

Geography is one of the most lucrative areas to work in and students’ gets lots of opportunities in this area to excel in their career. Lots of students get a chance of lectureship in different University and there is a scope of government jobs as well.

Paper Pattern:

Paper of Geography contains 26 questions in it and these questions are kept in 2 sections. 1st section contains only compulsory questions and 2nd section is of questions in which students get a chance to select questions according to them. Section B contains questions which have more than 1 option for questions. Marks for each question are indicated at the right side of each question.

Frequently asked questions:

Questions in the paper are such as importance of secondary activities in the world, five major environmental problems related to urban settlements in developing countries, land degradation in India and their effect, map based questions, map pointing questions, natural resources determines the international trade of a country, how?, communication systems and their importance, largest metropolitan city of West Bengal, cropping intensity in India, advantages of Oceanic routes etc.

Time and marks:

There are total of 80 marks to be scored and time is 3 hours to solve. Students can score full marks in the paper if they give answers according to the questions and answer properly.

Recommended books:

  • World Atlas by Modern Publications
  • Geography by NIOS
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    Describe in brief the distribution of major abiotic resources of India?