Plan for History Optional, General Studies History (Prelims and Mains)- 2016:

How it works?

(i) Daily 10 objective type history questions will be posted. Answer will be posted next day.

(ii) Daily 2 Mains type question will be posted. Some questions will be for both History Optional and GS History Mains while some will be exclusively for History optional or GS History Mains. In most of the questions, reference will be provided so that you can read it before answering the question. Solution of Mains type questions will be provided within a week.

(iii) Syllabus will be finished by June, 2016. After Prelims exam, revision of mains type questions will continue.

(iv) Plan for two weeks will be provided beforehand.

(v) Questions will be posted daily before 8 O’ clock morning starting from 7 February, 2016.

(vi) Your active participation will lead to expansion of the program and opposite will lead to contraction. You should spread it to others for maximum participation.

Plan for Objective Questions (For UPSC Prelims, PSC Prelims and other competitive examinations):

  1. Indian National Movement (Modern India): 6 days per week
  2. Indian Culture (Ancient, Medieval and Modern): 6 days per week
  3. Other than Indian National Movement and Indian Culture (One day per week)

Plan for subjective type questions:(For General Studies Mains and History Optional): [19 February to 18 March]

(i) Ancient India:

Archeological Sources,

Pre-history and Proto-history (Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic, Chalcolithic),

Indus Valley Civilization

Megalithic Cultures

Aryans and Vedic Period

Period of Mahajanapadas

Mauryan Empire

Post-Mauryan Period (Indo-Greeks, Sakas, Kushanas, Western Kshatrapas)

(ii) Medieval India:

Early Medieval India, 750-1200:

Cultural Traditions in India, 750- 1200

The Thirteenth Century

The Fourteenth Century:

Society, Culture and Economy in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries

The Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Century

(iii) Modern India:

European Penetration into India

British Expansion in India

Early Structure of the British Raj

Economic Impact of British Colonial Rule:

Social and Cultural Developments

Social and Religious Reform movements in Bengal and Other Areas

Indian Response to British Rule

(iv) World History:

Enlightenment and Modern ideas

Origins of Modern Politics


Nation-State System

Imperialism and Colonialism

Revolution and Counter Revolution



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