UPSC IAS Prelims Examination: Important Cities and Rivers

The UPSC has released the calendar for 2019 IAS exam. The UPSC prelims 2019 is scheduled to be held on 2nd June 2019. The prelims exam is objective in nature. The syllabus demands the aspirants to mug up both concepts and facts. Most of the time it is difficult to remember the information.  

Geography is an important subject for UPSC IAS Prelims Exam. It plays a crucial role in all competitive examination.  The geography syllabus for UPSC Prelims Geography contains Indian Geography and World Geography.  The geography, a static as well as a dynamic subject is loaded with facts. Aspirants are exhorted not to invest energy and time in mugging up the names and events but give it a casual read. The UPSC aspirant should adopt a proper strategy for studying Geography for UPSC IAS Prelims and Mains.

The major cities around the world are situated near the banks of the river. If you analyze, most of the civilization has taken place near the river only.  Cities built near water bodies have many advantages. Urban areas close water take into consideration water transportation, livelihood, and agriculture which are essential. This has helped the region to develop in socio-economic- geographical aspects.

Here we are giving the important cities in India and river near where they located. It is important in  IAS Prelims Exam perspective. This will help you in last minute preparation for UPSC IAS Examination.

List of important cities on river banks in India

Indian Cities

Rivers

Agra

Yamuna

Ahmedabad

Sabarmati

Allahabad

At the confluence of the Ganga and Yamuna

Ayodhya

Saryu

Badrinath

Alaknanda

Bareilly

Ram Ganga

Curnool

Tungabhadra

Cuttack

Mahanadi

Delhi

Yamuna

Dibrugarh

Brahmaputra

Ferozpur

Satluj

Guwahati

Brahmaputra

Hardwar

Ganga

Hyderabad

Musi

Jabalpur

Narmada

Jamshedpur

Subarnarekha

Jaunpur

Gomti

Kanpur

Ganga

Kolkata

Hooghly

Kota

Chambal

Lucknow

Gomti

Ludhiana

Satluj

Matdura

Yamuna

Nasik

Godavari

Panji

Mandavi

Patna

Ganga

Sambalpur

Mahanadi

Srinagar

Jhelum

Surat

Tapti

Tiruchirapalli

Cauvery

Ujjain

Kshipra

Varanasi

Ganga

Vijayvada

Krishna

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