How To Prepare For World History Upsc?

Should we study for world history UPSC?

Candidates will benefit from studying World history in General Studies Paper 1, but they will also benefit from learning about it in General Studies Paper 2. The syllabus has been established by UPSC, and we must understand the fundamentals of the topic.

What should I read in world history for UPSC?

American Revolution. Russian Revolution. French Revolution. Imperialism. Nazism. Fascism. Unification of Italy. Unification of Germany.

What is the weightage of world history in UPSC?

Modern India is the most important section from the prelims perspective. The weightage given to this section over the years stands testimony to the significance of this section. As per the recent trend, at least 15-20% weightage is given to History, but then History is a very ‘vast’ subject.

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)

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Is world history a difficult class?

AP World History is considered quite hard, with class alumnae rating it 6.0/10 for overall difficulty (the 9th-most-difficult out of the 28 large AP classes surveyed). The pass rate is slightly lower than other AP classes, with 52% graduating with a 3 or higher.

Is world history easy or hard?

The Pass Rate 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.

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.

Does world history come in prelims?

History is the main topic in UPSC IAS Prelims and mains Examination. Approximately 10-15 questions are asked in Prelims General studies paper I on History every year. If you are thorough with the dates, place, and events in a chronological order History is an easy subject.

What is the highest marks ever scored in UPSC?

AIR- 1 Kanishak Kataria (Total – 1121/2025, 55.36%) AIR- 2 Akshat Jain (Total – 1080/2025, 53.33%) AIR-3 Junaid Ahmed (Total – 1077/2025, 53.18%)

Where can I cover 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.