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HISTORY OPTIONAL ONLINE COURSE CUM TEST SERIES- 2020 [Batch V] [In English and Hindi]

HISTORY OPTIONAL ONLINE COURSE CUM TEST SERIES- 2020 [Batch V] Click here to join Batch IV with 14 Tests (8 Sectional + 6 Full Tests)

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Successful Candidates in CSE-2019 from Our History Optional Test Series

Successful Candidates in CSE-2019 from Our History Optional Test Series Chandrajyoti Singh: Rank 28 Anshuman Raj: Rank 107 Abhinav Tyagi: Rank 245 Mukul Jamloki: Rank 260 Amit Kumar Chaturvedi: Rank 295 A Venkateshwar Reddy: Rank 314 Palani Phani Kiran S: Rank 698 Golapkar Ashwin Ranjan: Rank 773 Click here for strategies and answer sheets of […]

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Selfstudyhistory.com’s interview of Chandrajyoti Singh (Rank- 28/ CSE 2019) [History Optional]

Selfstudyhistory.com’s interview of Chandrajyoti Singh (Rank- 28/ CSE 2019) [History Optional] Profile of the Candidate Name Chandrajyoti Singh Rank in Civil Services Exam 2019 28 Roll Number 0867400 Age 22 Total attempts in Civil Services Examination (including present one) 1 Optional Subject History Medium for History Optional English Marks in History Optional in Earlier Examinations […]

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Our Topper’s Answer Sheets (History Optional): Chandrajyoti Singh [Rank 28, CSE- 2019]

Our Topper’s Answer Sheet (History Optional): Chandrajyoti Singh [Rank 28, CSE- 2019] Chandrajyoti Singh_Test I Chandrajyoti Singh_Test II Chandrajyoti Singh_Test III Chandrajyoti Singh_Test IV Chandrajyoti Singh_Test V    

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The Early Administrative Structure; The Regulating Act (1773), From Diarchy to Direct Control: Part II

The Early Administrative Structure; The Regulating Act (1773), From Diarchy to Direct Control: Part II The Regulating Act (1773) Background: The Regulating Act was passed by Lord North’s Government in 1773. It was designed to remove several evils inherent in the Company and state of affairs in India: The first association of the British with […]

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The early administrative structure; The Regulating Act of 1773, From diarchy to direct control: Part I

  The Early Administrative Structure; The Regulating Act (1773), From Diarchy to Direct Control: Part I Dual System (Diarchy) of Government (1765-1772) Following the Treaty of Allahabad (1765), Robert Clive set up the infamous dual system of administration in Bengal. On August 12, 1765 Clive secured from Shah Alam II, the powerless Mughal Emperor, a […]

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“The British Indian State experienced the ‘wind of change’ with the arrival of Lord William Bentinck.” Comment.

Q. “The British Indian State experienced the ‘wind of change’ with the arrival of Lord William Bentinck.” Comment. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: When Lord William Bentinck went out as Governor-General in 1828 (till 1835). His seven years rule provided a break from past policy of wars and annexations which started under Robert Clive. Examples of policy of […]

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The Indian Council’s Act, 1861

The Indian Council’s Act, 1861 The Indian Councils Act 1861 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Background The Act of 1858 exclusively introduced changes in the Home Government. It did not touch the administrative set-up in India. There was a strong feeling that sweeping changes in the constitution of India were […]

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The Charter Act of 1853

The Charter Act of 1853 Background Although in India, demands were being raised for the abolition of the Company rule, the British government was not yet so sure about such a measure. As the time approached for the renewal of the Company’s Charter there was growing demand that the Double Government of the Company in […]

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The Charter Act of 1793

The Charter Act of 1793 The East India Company Act 1793, or Charter Act of 1793, was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which renewed the charter issued to the British East India Company (EIC) for twenty years, giving it possession of all territories in India during that period and continued the Company’s […]

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What were the privileges granted to the donees in land-grant charters of early India? How far were these charters responsible for integration or disintegration socio-political milieu? [UPSC, 2014]

What were the privileges granted to the donees in land-grant charters of early India? How far were these charters responsible for integration or disintegration socio-political milieu?  ©selfstudyhistory.com  Ans: The practice of land grant was started during Satavahana period in the 1st century A.D. The rulers donated plots of land and even entire villages to religious […]

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Q. In the light of recent researches, how has the notion of iron technology heralding major social and economic changes in Indian been modified? आधुनिक अनुसन्धानों के प्रकरण में वह विचार कि भारत में लौह प्रौद्योगिकी द्वारा महत्त्वपूर्ण सामाजिक और आर्थिक परिवर्तन हुआ था, कहाँ तक बदला है ? [BPSC-1995]

Q. In the light of recent researches, how has the notion of iron technology heralding major social and economic changes in Indian been modified? आधुनिक अनुसन्धानों के प्रकरण में वह विचार कि भारत में लौह प्रौद्योगिकी द्वारा महत्त्वपूर्ण सामाजिक और आर्थिक परिवर्तन हुआ था, कहाँ तक बदला है ? [BPSC-1995] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: During 800-500 BC, […]

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Q. Review the humanitarians works of Asoka the great. अशोक महान के लोकोपकारी कार्यो पर सर्वेक्षण कीजिये। [BPSC-2007]

Q. Review the humanitarians works of Asoka the great. अशोक महान के लोकोपकारी कार्यो पर सर्वेक्षण कीजिये। [BPSC-2007] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Ashoka was the third king of the Mauryan dynasty. He ascended the throne in 269 BC and ruled till 232 BC. He ruled over the largest empire of ancient Indian history and occupies a unique […]

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Solution: Daily Problem Practice for 2021 History Optional [Ancient India: Day 28]

Solution: Daily Problem Practice for 2021 History Optional [Ancient India: Day 28] Q. Identify the following places marked on the map and write a short note of about 30 words each. Locational hints for each of the places marked  on the map are given below seriatim. [2.5×6= 15] (i) Ancient commercial and education centre Taxila […]

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