Contents of History Optional for UPSC Mains Study Kit


Contents of History Optional for UPSC Mains Study Kit


  • Agra
  • Ahar
  • Ahichchatra
  • Ahmadabad
  • Ahmadnagar
  • Aihole
  • Ajanta
  • Ajmer
  • Alamgirpur
  • Allahabad/ Kosam
  • Amaravati
  • Amarkot
  • Amber/Amer
  • Amri
  • Amritsar
  • Anegondi
  • Anga
  • Anhilwara
  • Anupa
  • Anuradhapura
  • Aornus
  • Aparajitaka/Aparanta
  • Aphsad
  • Arikamedu
  • Asirgarh
  • Assaka (Assamaka)
  • Atranjikhera
  • Attock
  • Aurangabad
  • Avanti
  • Avantipur
  • Ayodhya
  • Badami
  • Badaun
  • Badrinath
  • Bagh
  • Bairat/Birat/Vairat
  • Balasore
  • Bamiyan
  • Banaras/Varanasi
  • Banavali
  • Banavasi/Vijayanti
  • Bangalore
  • Bangarh
  • Barabara
  • Barbaricum
  • Barkhera
  • Baroda
  • Barygaza/Bharukachcha
  • Bassein
  • Bayana
  • Bedsa
  • Belur
  • Berar
  • Besnagar/Vidisa/Bhilsa
  • Bhagatrav
  • Bhagwanpura
  • Bhaja
  • Bharhut
  • Bhatinda
  • Bhatkal
  • Bhatnair
  • Bhattiprolu
  • Bhimbetka
  • Bhita
  • Bhitargaon
  • Bhitari
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Bhumara
  • Bidar
  • Bijapur
  • Bikaner
  • Bodh Gaya
  • Brahmagiri
  • Bundi
  • Burhanpur
  • Burzahom
  • Calicut
  • Cambay
  • Champa
  • Champaner
  • Chanderi
  • Chandragiri
  • Chandraketugarh
  • Chanhu-daro
  • Chaul
  • Chausa
  • Chidambaram
  • Chirand
  • Chittor
  • Chunar
  • Dabhol
  • Daimabad
  • Daulatabad
  • Debal
  • Delhi
  • Deogarh
  • Dhamner
  • Dhar
  • Dhauli
  • Dholavira
  • Di U
  • Dwaraka
  • Elephanta
  • Elichpur
  • Ellora
  • Eran
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Gandhara
  • Gangaikondacholapuram
  • Ganjam
  • Gangotri
  • Gaur/Lakhnauti
  • Ghantasala/Kantakasila
  • Gingee
  • Girnar
  • Golconda
  • Goli
  • Gop Moti
  • Gulbarga
  • Gwalior
  • Gyaraspur
  • Halebid/ Dwarasamudra
  • Hampi
  • Hansi
  • Harappa
  • Haridwar Harwan
  • Hastinapur
  • Indore
  • Indraprastha
  • Itanagar
  • Jaipur
  • Jaisalmer
  • Jajnagar
  • Jalor
  • Janjira
  • Jatinga Rameshwar
  • Jaugada
  • Jaunpur
  • Jhansi
  • Jodhpur
  • Junnar
  • Kabul
  • Kaladi
  • Kalibangan
  • Kalinjar
  • Kalpi
  • Kalsi
  • Kalyani
  • Kamarupa/Kamrup
  • Kampili
  • Kannauj
  • Kanchipuram
  • Kandahar/Qandhar
  • Kangra
  • Kanheri Caves
  • apilavastu
  • Kara
  • Kargil
  • Karle
  • Kaveripattinam
  • Khajuraho
  • Kishangarh
  • Konark
  • Koppam
  • Korkai
  • Kosambi/Kaushambi
  • Kot-diji
  • Kurukshetra
  • Kusinagar (Kasia)
  • Lalitagiri
  • Lalithpatan
  • Lepakshi
  • Lothal
  • Lucknow
  • Lumbinigram
  • Madurai
  • Mahabalipuram/ Mamallapuram
  • Mahasthan
  • Maheshwar/ Mahishmati
  • Mahoba
  • Mandu
  • Mansehra
  • Manyakheta
  • Maski
  • Masulipatnam
  • Mathura
  • Meerut
  • Mehrgarh
  • Modhera
  • Mohenjo-daro
  • Monghyr
  • Mukhalingam
  • Multan
  • Mumbai
  • Murshidabad
  • Muziris
  • Nachna-kuthar
  • Nagapattinam
  • Nagarjunakonda
  • Nagarkot
  • Nagaur
  • Nalanda
  • Narnaul
  • Nasik
  • Navdatoli
  • Ohind
  • Orchha
  • Paithan
  • Panchala
  • Pandharpur
  • Pandua
  • Panipat
  • Panjim/ Panaji
  • Patna
  • Pattadakal
  • Pavapuri
  • Penukonda
  • Peshawar
  • Piprahwa
  • Pitalkhora
  • Pondicherry
  • Pulicat
  • Pune
  • Purandhar
  • Puri/ Jagannath Puri
  • Pushkalavati
  • Pushkar
  • Quilon
  • Raigad
  • Rajgir
  • Rajim
  • Rameshwaram
  • Rangpur
  • Ranthambor
  • Ratnagiri
  • Rohtas
  • Rojdi
  • Ropar
  • Rupanath
  • Saketa
  • Salsette
  • Samana
  • Sambhal
  • Sambhar
  • Samugarh
  • Sanchi
  • Sanghol
  • Sankasya/Sankisa
  • Sarnath
  • Sasaram
  • Satara
  • Shahbazgarhi
  • Shatrunjaya
  • Shivner
  • Shravana Belagola
  • Sialkot/ Shakala
  • Siddapur
  • Sigiriya
  • Sikandara
  • Sirhind
  • Siri
  • Sirsa
  • Sittannavasal
  • Somnath
  • Sopara
  • Sravasti
  • Srinagar
  • Sringeri
  • Srirangam
  • Srirangapatnam
  • Sultanganj
  • Surat
  • Surkotada
  • Tagara/Ter
  • Talikota
  • Tamralipti
  • Tarain
  • Taxila/ Takshashila
  • Thanesar/Thaneshwar
  • Thanjavur
  • Thatta
  • Tigawa
  • Tiruchirapalli
  • Tirupati
  • Uchh
  • Udaipur
  • Udayagiri And Khandagiri Caves
  • Udupi
  • Ujjain
  • Uraiyur
  • Uttaramerur
  • Vaishali
  • Valabhi
  • Vengi
  • Vijayanagar
  • Vikramashila
  • Warangal

1 Pre-historic India and The Harappan Culture 
2 The Vedic Culture 
3 Religious Movements 
4 The Rise of the Magadha
5 The Mauryan Empire 
6 Post-Mauryan 
7 Gupta Empire 
8 Post-Gupta Period 
9 India During 300 – 700 AD 
 

  • Harappa (Indus Valley) Civilsation
  •  Mature Indus Civilization
  •  Vedic And Later Vedic Civilisation
  •  Rig -vedic Age
  •  Magadhan Imperialism (Upto The Period Of Ashoka)
  •  Rise Of Magadhan Imperialism
  •  Mauryan Empire
  •  Post Maurya Period (200 Bc —— 300 A D)
  •  General Review Of Science And Technology,

 

Education And Learning

  •  Early Medical India

Questions And Answers

  •  Sources
  •  Indus Valley Civilisation
  •  Vedic Period
  •  6th Century Bc (Rise Of Mahajanapadas)
  •  Mauryan Empire
  •  Post-mauryan Period
  •  Post Mauryan Economy
  •  Sangam Literature
  •  Gupta Period
  •  Indian Feudalism
  •  Ancient Art & Architecture
  •  Soth India
  •  Early Medieval India
     
  •  Early Medieval India
  •  Delhi Sultanate
  •  Vijayanagar & Bahamani Empire
  •  Administration & Economy (1200 – 1526)
  •  Society, Culture & Religion (1200 – 1526)
  •  Regional Centres of Power
  •  Mughal Empire
  •  Mughal Administration & Economy
  •  Mughal Architecture
  •  The Maratha Age

 

  •  Matritime Activities : (750 As– 1200 Ad)
  •  Contacts With The Arabs
  •  Impacts
  •  Nagara Art
  •  Religion And Philosophy
  •  Shankaracharya
  •  The Vedanta Of Sankracharya
  •  Cultural Achievements Of Cholas
  •  South – Indian Village System
  •  Sources Of History - Important Chronicles, Inscriptions And Travellers Accounts
  •  Indian Society On The Eve Of Mahmud Of Ghazni’s Campaigns: Alberuni’s Observations
  •  Impact Of The Foundation Of Delhi Sultanate On India Society
  •  Consolidation Of Delhi Sultanate Under Balban
  •  Khalji Imperialism
  •  Revenue Reforms Of Alaudin Khalji
  •  Market Regulations Of Alauddin Khalji
  •  Administrative Policy Of Alauddin Khalji
  •  Disintergration Of The Delhi Sultanate : Causes And Its Effects On Indian Polity And Society
  •  Nature And Character Of State Under The Delhi Sultan-ate:
  •  Political Ideas And Institutions
  •  The Central Governmetn
  •  The Provincial Administration
  •  Military Administration
  •  Revenue System
  •  Economy During The Sultanate
  •  Agrarian Structure And Relations
  •  Growth Of Urban Centres
  •  Trade And Commerce
  •  Condition Of Artisans
  •  Condition Of Peasants
  •  New Crafts
  •  Industry And Technology
  •  The Iqtadari System
  •  Role Of Ulema In Political Of Delhi Sultanate
  •  Conflict Between The Crown And The Nobility
  •  Changes In Society (1206-1526)
  •  Delhi Sultanate
  •  Ghazanavide Empire
  •  Mohammad-bin-tughlaq
  •  New Orientation Of State Policies & Administrative Principles Under Muhammad Bin Tughlaq
  •  Assessment Of Projects Of Muhammad Bin Tughlaq And His Personality
  •  Firuz Shah Tughlaq
  •  Religions Policy Of Firuz Shah Tughlaq
  •  Public Works Of Firuz Shah Tughlaq
  •  Firuz Shah Tughlaq An Assessment Of His Reign
  •  Firuz Shah Tughlaq And The Decline Of The Delhi Sultanate
  •  Bhakti & Sufi Movement
  •  Influence Of Islam On Indian Culture
  •  Muslim Mystic Movement : Sufism
  •  The Bhakti Movement
  •  Maharashtra Dharma
  •  Role Of The Vaishnava Revivalist Movement
  •  Social & Relegious Significance Of The Chaitanya Movement
  •  The New Regional Languages
  •  Cultural Contribution Of Mughals
  •  Education And Literature
  •  Mughal Architecture
  •  Mughal Painting
  •  Some More Solved Questions

1 Eighteenth Century’s India
2 Advent of the Europeans & ascendance of the British
3 Administration & Economy under the company rule (1757-1857)
4 Early Uprisings, Revolt of 1857 & British Policies after 1857
5 The Indian Renaissance
6 Indian National Congress
7 Rise of Indian Nationalism
8 Peasant & Trade Union Movements
9 Development of Education & the Indian Press
10 Gandhian Era (1917-1947)
11 Towards Freedom
The Approach towards Mains
Some More Solved Questions
 

  •  Historical Forces And Factors In The British Conquest Of India
  •  Conquest Of Bengal
  •  Anglo-maratha Struggle
  •  Conquest Of Slnd
  •  Resistance Of Indian Powers And Causes Of Their Failure
  •  British Economic Policies & Their/Impact
  •  Permanent Settlement
  •  Ryotwari Settlement
  •  Mahalwarisystem
  •  Ideological Background To Ryotwari & Mahalwari System
  •  Commercialization Of Agriculture
  •  Rural Indebtedness
  •  Growth Of Agricultural Labour
  •  Deindustrialization
  •  The Study Efforsts At Regeneration Of Indian Society
  •  Reform Movements In East India
  •  Young-bengal Movement
  •  Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar
  •  Vivekananda
  •  Reform-movements In Western India
  •  Reform Movement In North India Arya Samaj
  •  Reform Movements In South India
  •  Reform Movements Among Muslims
  •  Drain Of Wealth
  •  Rise Of Capitalist Class
  •  Growt Of Industries In India Till 1947
  •  Evolution Of British Para-mountcy Over Princely States
  •  Stages Of Colonialism And Changes In Administrative Structure And Policies
  •  The Judicial System
  •  Social And Cultural Policy
  •  Spread Of Modern Education
  •  Local Self-government
  •  Utlitarian1nfluence On Indian Admin1stration
  •  Revolt Of 1857 : Causes And Failure
  •  Consequences Of Revolt Of 1857
  •  Nature Of The Revolt Of 1857
  •  Civil Rebellion And Peasant Revolts
  •  Peasant Movements : Its Nature And Weaknesses
  •  Social Basis Of Indian Nationalism
  •  Factors Responsible For Growth, Of Indian Nationalism
  •  Moderates And Extremists
  •  Rise And Growth Of Communalism
  •  The Home Rule Leagues (1915-18)
  •  The Administrative Reforms Under British Raj After 1858
  •  The Colonial Economy
  •  Drain Of Wealth
  •  De-industrialisation
  •  Famines
  •  Rise Of Modern Industries
  •  The Factors That Encouraged Socio-religious Reforms In India
  •  The Specific Feature Of Socio-religious Movement
  •  Woman As A Focus For Social Reforms
  •  The Factors Behind The Rise Of Leftist Ideas In National Movement In India
  •  Csp- (Congress Socialist Party) And Other Socialist Organisations
  •  Constitutional Development In India Under The British Rule
  •  Gandhi Strategy And Tactics
  •  Civil Disobedience Movement :
  •  Quit India Movement
  •  Socialist Ideas Of Nehru And Subhash
  •  Rise Of Nation State And Absolute Monarchy
  •  The Enlightenment
  •  American Revolution
  •  French Revolution
  •  Thesis Antithesis Synthesis
  •  Chinise Revolution
  •  League Of Nations
  •  Some More Question Answers
     
  •  The Enlightenment
  •  European State System
  •  The American Revolution-its Significance
  •  Making Of The American Constitution
  •  French Revolution
  •  American Revolution Or American War Of Independence
  •  British Parliamentarian Politics (1815-1850)(Chartist And Free Traders)
  •  Industrial Revolution
  •  Rise Of Fascism In Italy
  •  Rise Of Nazism
  •  The First World War
  •  “origin Of Second World War”
  •  Colonialism And Imperialism
  •  Chinese Revolution
  •  Cold War
  •  Decolonalisation
  •  Emergence Of Third World
  •  Non Alignment
  •  Relevance Of Nam
  •  United Nations Organisation (Uno)
  •  End Of Cold War And Ascendancy Of Usa
  •  South Africa-aparthied To Democracy
  •  Latin America
  •  Revolution In 19th Century
  •  Russian Revolution

 

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