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Q. Evaluate the contribution of Sher Shah towards trade and commerce, administration and agricultural reforms. [UPSC, 2020]

Q. Evaluate the contribution of Sher Shah towards trade and commerce, administration and agricultural reforms. [UPSC, 2020] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Sher Shah ruled over a large part of northern India between 15-40-1545 CE. He came into power by successfully exploitng the opportunity and defeating Humayun at Chausa in 1539 and at Qannauj in 1540. Though he […]

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Q. How was Iqta system of the Sultans different from the Jagir system under the Mughals? [UPSC, 2014]

Q. How was Iqta system of the Sultans different from the Jagir system under the Mughals? [UPSC, 2014] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: lqta system of the Sultans The iqta was a territorial assignment given to administrative officers and nobles in lieu of the services they performed for the state. The system began as division of conquest & […]

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