How to study world history for UPSC?
NCERT Books for History (History: NCERT Class XI – Themes In World History is the recommended World History NCERT for UPSC) Mastering Modern World History – Norman Lowe. History of Modern World – BV Rao. History of Modern World – Jain and Mathur.
What should I read in world history for UPSC?
American Revolution. Russian Revolution. French Revolution. Imperialism. Nazism. Fascism. Unification of Italy. Unification of Germany.
Which YouTube channel is best for UPSC preparation?
#1 RSTV. The Rajya Sabha TV’s YouTube channel is a mine of wonderfully informative and educational videos that a UPSC aspirant must watch. #3 The Hindu. #4 BBC News. #5 BYJU’S IAS.
Which book is best for world history for UPSC preparation?
Mastering Modern World History- Norman Lowe (Best book for World History UPSC) The Penguin History Of Early India: From The Origins To AD 1300- Romila Thapar. Age of Revolution 1789-1848- Eric Hobsbawm. History of Medieval India- Satish Chandra (Medieval history book for UPSC exam)
Is World History easy or hard?
In addition, a below-average number of World History test-takers earn a perfect score of 5. Data from previous years indicates that AP World History ranks among the more difficult AP exams.
What are the 3 main methods for studying history?
The most commonly recognised historical methodologies include: Palaeography (study of historical handwriting), diplomatics, the study of documents, records and archives, chronology (establishing the dates of past events), the study of publications, epigraphy (study of ancient inscriptions).
How can I study world history?
Historical Atlases. Learning history through hardbound history textbooks can be confusing. Watching Historical Movies. Reading Inspiring Autobiographies. Visiting Museums. Touring Historical Places. Attending Cultural Events. Tracing Your Family’s Historical Roots. Cooking Historical Recipes.
Can I skip newspaper reading for UPSC?
Aspirants should know that it is not necessary to read the whole newspaper in detail as part of your IAS preparation.
What should I not read for UPSC?
You should avoid sports news. Business news not related to the UPSC syllabus. Avoid criminal news even if it is capturing headlines. Don’t read small and irrelevant regional/state/local news. Avoid Bollywood and other entertainment news.
Is 5 hours of studying enough for UPSC?
1) An aspirant may not be able to concentrate fully for the entire 5 hours; hence there will be gaps, 2) An aspirant has to study GS, optional, current affairs, etc., every day, and to divide the 5 hours, may not be effective. Hence, an aspirant should try to put at least 7-8 hours every day and gradually increase it.