• Useful for History Optional Paper in Civil Services Examination.
  • Sites have been arranged alphabetically. Few sites have multiple names so it can be found in some other Parts also.


Part A Click Here             Part BClick Here             Part C – Click Here

Part D- Click Here              Part E – Click Here              Part F- Click Here

Part G – Click Here              Part H- Click Here              Part I – Click Here

Part J – Click Here              Part K – Click Here              Part L – Click Here

Part M – Click Here            Part N- Click Here              Part O – Click Here

Part P- Click Here              Part Q – Click Here              Part R- Click Here 

Part S – Click Here              Part T – Click Here              Part U – Click Here

Part V – Click Here              Part W – Click Here            Part X – Click Here

Part Y – Click Here              Part Z – Click Here

Solution of Map Based Questions [Password Same as the Solution of Ancient India]

Map Based Questions with Solution of 2017 Main Examination

Map Based Questions with Solution of 2016 Main Examination

Map Based Questions with Solution of 2015 Main Examination

Map Based Questions with Solution of 2014 Main Examination

Map Based Questions with Solution of 2013 Main Examination

Historical Sites for History Optional [Complete Map Material ONLY for 2018 Full Test Series Enrolled Students]

Following is the COMPLETE MATERIAL for map section of history optional and you do not have to refer to any other source for history optional map.

18 out of 20 Map Location in 2017 History Optional Mains Examination had been asked from our following Map Material:

Palaeolithic Sites

Mesolithic Sites

Neolithic Sites

Early Harappan Sites

Harappan Sites / Indus Valley Civilisation Sites

Late Harappan Sites

Chalcolithic Sites

Megalithic Sites

Painted Grey Ware Sites

Ancient Ports

Ancient Cave Sites

Ancient Education Centres

Temple Sites

Buddhist Sites

Ancient Capital Cities

Famous Inscriptional sites (Except Ashokan Inscriptions)

Edicts of Ashoka

NBPW Sites

Famous Forts

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  • Swamit

    Thank you for the effort. Have you covered all the available sites? Can we solely rely on this source for map practice?

    • shantanu jaiswal

      Sir what is the statergy to remember all the sites for particular period?

  • Sunil

    Thanks sir

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  • rachna

    how you have drawn grid lines on map ..you haven’t taken longitude or latitude as a reference.. can you explain the method for drawing the grids?

    • Taking longitude and latitude is not desirable if one wants to make it simple. Grid lines are drawn from specific “critical” points on the border which one needs to remember. Critical points could be lowermost point in Tamilnadu, leftmost point in gujarat etc. This is not difficult to remember as there are only 9 or 10 vertical and horizontal lines.

  • Nasir Maner

    Sir your history through maps is nice but there is one problem.when I am going to click on the sites then it does not open e.g chalcolithic sites,harappan sites etc.only three sites namely neo,meso and Paleolithic being open and others are not….plz reply…

    • That portion is yet to be completed.

      • Sir, when are going to complete the remaining portions? Please

      • BHUSHAN

        pls complete it sir kindly request .

  • Ravindranath

    Thank u so much for ur efforts..its really helpful

  • keenu

    Sir, please update the ancient ports and capitals portion before the mains 2015

  • Arun

    sir, kindly upload those incomplete areas mentioned above.It will be useful for the upcoming mains.

  • Arun

    You are doing a selfless job.Thank u sir……

  • Suppu


    By what time we can expect the important site groupings to be complete? That would be immensely helpful.

    Thanks in advance

  • abhi

    plz cover all as soon as possible

  • Thank you so much for your help.
    Kindly upload the other maps before the coming mains…

    Your efforts are highly appreciated

  • Rn B

    Thank you so much for your help.
    Pleae upload the other maps before the coming mains…

  • Ravindranath

    Chalcolithic Sites are asked frequently..when can we expect this on this portal? Thanks in advance..

  • can you please update sites culturewise
    as being asked in latest pattern

  • Amit

    Sir provide chronological order of place description…it will be more helpful.

  • dharmendra

    plz update chalcolithic sites….

  • Prakash

    sir how do i make grid lines and remember them. i am unable to do so. plz explain. thanku

  • annuj

    sir please complete the other list. your forum is the only place where i found dealing with map section according to the changing needs of UPSC. thanks for the efforts. you are immensely saving our time.

  • Deepshikha

    I am visiting the page after very long and pleasantly surprised with the improvements..!! Great work. Keep it up..:)

  • Zubeen

    All Lithic Sites are not found in your categories of A B C D which you mention in important history optioal sites category. So provide all list of neo,meso,paleo.

  • very good

  • Akhilesh Singh Yadav

    maalik!! aap bhagwan ho.

  • Jasneet

    Whereas Brahmo Samaj sucessfully captured the imagination of modern india, Arya Sanaj failed. Discuss

  • salony

    really commendable effort sir… thanku so much and it is a kind request that please cover rest part also..

  • yash

    When are u going to add d other parts of maps study?

    • Whenever time permits

      • sir please update rest portion

      • ab

        i have mentioned last year as well. plz cover all.

  • yash

    When full maps portion is going to be completed?

  • sir please update map portion

  • sir please update rest map portion

  • Sumit Sharma

    It will be extremely helpful if you complete other lists also which can’t be clicked now. Preparing for this Mains with History optional and a lot to do in very less time. Please complete a few more at least.

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  • radhikamalhotra

    sir plz complete the rest of map portion

  • Really appreciable work, but plz upload all remaining map as soon as possible,we r very thankful to your effort, plz keep helping us. Thank you my dream site

  • Nitin Gupta

    Medieval sites are also there. However, we only get questions on Ancient sites. Should we ignore the medieval ones?



  • Sir please upload remaining portions of ancient india

  • Please sireply

  • Ajit Shinde

    Hello my dear Indian,
    Thank u very much for this website and initiative. You are doing amazing work for many rural aspirants. I have a small request for you, since many days you didn’t updated Important Historical Sites link. Till today only first three links are updated under this section. 1. Palaeolithic Site 2. Mesolithic Sites 3.Neolithic Sites.
    Will you update remaining topic link? I give last year’s mains, your website helps me a lot. Now this year I am looking forward with strong hopes. Please help us. Keep it up. Thank you.

  • sir why have you protected your map sites. these were so crucial at this stage

  • Pls unprotect maps. It will b highly appreciable

  • Pls pls pls unprotect maps garib ki dua milegi

  • kawal

    how to get access of the password protected material ?? like paleolithic and chalcolithic sites.

  • akash palliwal

    sir please help to access protected file of map