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History Optional Online Course cum Test Series- 2021 [Batch II]

HISTORY OPTIONAL ONLINE COURSE CUM TEST SERIES- 2021 [Batch II] FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM 1. Topic wise Comprehensive Study Material Topic wise study material for History Optional as per syllabus will be provided. Solution of previous years’ history optional important questions (topic wise) of last 30 years will be provided.  Complete Map Material will be provided […]

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HISTORY OPTIONAL ONLINE COURSE CUM TEST SERIES- 2020 [Batch III]

HISTORY OPTIONAL ONLINE COURSE CUM TEST SERIES- 2020 [Batch III] FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM 1. Topic wise Comprehensive Study Material Topic wise study material for History Optional. Access to the solution of previous years’ history optional questions (topic wise) of last 30 years will be provided.  Complete Map Material will be provided. You don’t need to […]

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PrathamIAS.com- For complete GS Preparation

PrathamIAS.com- For complete GS Preparation selfstudyhistory.com has initiated a unique platform for preparing General studies for UPSC mains and prelims. The initiative is supported by UPSC toppers  who have developed its content and will be preparing questions and solutions of mains and prelims as well as evaluating the answer sheets for essays and mains test […]

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CSE- 2018: Congratulations to our 2018 History Test Series Students

Our Successful Students in CSE-2018 from History Optional Test Series-2018 Program Nandini Maharaj: Rank 42 Vikram Grewal: Rank 51 Nidhi Siwach: Rank 83 Atul Kumar Bansal: Rank 115 Raj: Rank 433 Ishmeet Kaur: Rank 505 Phadke Vikram Dnyandeo: Rank 530 Anshuman Raj: Rank 537 Varsha Chhalotre: Rank 574 Click here for strategies and answer sheets […]

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“The revolution of 1760 (Bengal) was really no revolution.” Comment.

“The revolution of 1760 (Bengal) was really no revolution.” Comment. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The revolution of 1760 implies the replacing Mir Jafar by Mir Qasim for the nawabship of Bengal. It is not considered as a real revolution as it was merely the replacement of one nawab by another. Causes behind the revolution of 1760 in Bengal: Mir […]

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Briefly discuss: Buddhist and Jain attitude towards the caste system. संक्षिप्त विवेचन कीजिए: जाति-व्यवस्था के प्रति बौद्ध एवं जैन दृष्टिकोण। [UPPSC, 2000]

Briefly discuss: Buddhist and Jain attitude towards the caste system. संक्षिप्त विवेचन कीजिए: जाति-व्यवस्था के प्रति बौद्ध एवं जैन दृष्टिकोण। [UPPSC, 2000] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: It has been recognised that Buddhism and Jainism were not movements for social reform directed against the caste system, and that the there doctrine did not aim at transformation or improvement […]

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Discuss the genesis and authorship of the Harappa culture in the light of recent findings. नवीन खोजों के प्रकाश में हड़प्पा संस्कृति की उत्पत्ति और कर्तृत्व का विवेचन कीजिये। [UPPSC, 2004] OR How far is the indigenous evolution of the Indus Civilizațion supported by the archaeological excavations? पुरातात्त्विक उत्खननों से सैन्धव सभ्यता के स्वदेशी विकास का कहाँ तक समर्थन होता है? [UPPSC, 2005]

Discuss the genesis and authorship of the Harappa culture in the light of recent findings. नवीन खोजों के प्रकाश में हड़प्पा संस्कृति की उत्पत्ति और कर्तृत्व का विवेचन कीजिये। [UPPSC, 2004] OR How far is the indigenous evolution of the Indus Civilizațion supported by the archaeological excavations? पुरातात्त्विक उत्खननों से सैन्धव सभ्यता के स्वदेशी विकास […]

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Throw light on the town planning of the Indus Civilization in the light of new evidences obtained from excavations. उत्खननों से प्राप्त नवीन प्रमाणों के आलोक में सैन्धव सभ्यता के नगर नियोजन पर प्रकाश डालिए। [UPPSC, 2008]

Throw light on the town planning of the Indus Civilization in the light of new evidences obtained from excavations. उत्खननों से प्राप्त नवीन प्रमाणों के आलोक में सैन्धव सभ्यता के नगर नियोजन पर प्रकाश डालिए। [UPPSC, 2008] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Indus civilization emerged in India around 2500 BCE. It was India’s 1st urban civilization with planned […]

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Throw light on the religion of the people of the Harappa culture. Does it exhibit any similarities with the Vedic religion? हड़प्पा संस्कृति के लोगों के धार्मिक जीवन पर प्रकाश डालिए। क्या इसमें वैदिक धर्म से कुछ समानताये दिखती हैं? [UPPSC, 2001]

Throw light on the religion of the people of the Harappa culture. Does it exhibit any similarities with the Vedic religion? हड़प्पा संस्कृति के लोगों के धार्मिक जीवन पर प्रकाश डालिए। क्या इसमें वैदिक धर्म से कुछ समानताये दिखती हैं? [UPPSC, 2001] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The Harappan Civilization emerged in northwestern regions of Indian subcontinent and […]

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Write a note on the administration of Chandra Gupta Maurya. चन्द्रगुप्त मौर्य के प्रशासन पर टिप्पणी लिखिए। [UPPSC, 2015]

Write a note on the administration of Chandra Gupta Maurya. चन्द्रगुप्त मौर्य के प्रशासन पर टिप्पणी लिखिए। [UPPSC, 2015]  ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The Mauryas organized a very elaborate system of administration. We know about the administration during Chandra Gupta Maurya from the account of Megasthenes, the Arthasastra of Kautilya and the edicts of Ashoka (as administrative […]

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Briefly discuss Indo-Roman trade. [UPPSC, 2001]

Briefly discuss Indo-Roman trade. [UPPSC, 2001] Ans: The period between the 2nd century BCE and 2nd century CE saw flourishing trade between India and the Roman Empire. The balance of trade was generally favourable to India. The Kushans and the Satvahanas especially benefited from their trade with the Roman Empire. The balance of trade was […]

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Write short notes on: Arthasastra संक्षिप्त टिप्पणी लिखें: अर्थशास्त्र [BPSC, 2007]

Write short notes on: Arthasastra संक्षिप्त टिप्पणी लिखें: अर्थशास्त्र [BPSC, 2007] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The Arthasastra is an important treatise on the polity and administration of the Mauryan times written by Kautilya who was also known as Chanakya. However for many other scholars, the work is of a much later period. Probably it was written in […]

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What was the trading pattern between the Roman Empire and the southern region of India? रोमन साम्राज्य और दक्षिण भारत के मध्य व्यापार की संरचना किस प्रकार की थी? [BPSC, 1995]

What was the trading pattern between the Roman Empire and the southern region of India? रोमन साम्राज्य और दक्षिण भारत के मध्य व्यापार की संरचना किस प्रकार की थी? [BPSC, 1995]  ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The period between the 2nd century BCE and 2nd century CE saw flourishing trade between India and the Roman Empire. The balance […]

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Write short notes on ‘Administrative system of the Mauryans’. ‘मौर्या की प्रशासन व्यवस्था’ का संक्षिप्त टिप्पणी लिखें. [BPSC, 1993] OR Write an essay on the administrative system of Mauryan. मौर्यों की शासन-पद्धति पर एक निबंध लिखिए। [BPSC, 2012] OR Discuss the chief features of Mauryan administration. मौर्य प्रशासन की प्रमुख बिशेषताओं का विर्वचन कीजिए । [BPSC, 2002]

Write short notes on ‘Administrative system of the Mauryans’. ‘मौर्या की प्रशासन व्यवस्था’ का संक्षिप्त टिप्पणी लिखें. [BPSC, 1993] OR Write an essay on the administrative system of Mauryan. मौर्यों की शासन-पद्धति पर एक निबंध लिखिए। [BPSC, 2012] OR Discuss the chief features of Mauryan administration. मौर्य प्रशासन की प्रमुख बिशेषताओं का विर्वचन कीजिए । […]

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