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Which book is best for modern Indian history for UPSC?
NCERT Class XI Modern India Bipan Chandra. History of Modern World Jain and Mathur. History of Modern India Bipan Chandra. A New Look at Modern Indian History From 1707 to the Modern Times- Alka Mehta and B L Grover S.
How to read Indian history for UPSC?
Rise of the foreign power in India. Emergence of East India Company and related events. British takeovers and reactions from Indians. British economic policy. Socio-cultural facets.
Which book is best for ancient and medieval history for UPSC?
Ancient and Medieval India Poonam Dalal Dahiya (Pointwise notes for faster reading). A Brief History of Modern India Spectrum (Point wise notes for faster reading). Facets of Indian Culture Spectrum. From Plassey to Partition: A History of Modern India.
Which book is best Bipin Chandra or spectrum?
Spectrum vs Bipin Chandra – Spectrum is excellent for revision before exam, and Bipin Chandra is good to develop historical analysis aptitude and Mains type answers. So, we suggest to read both but use Spectrum for revision.
Who teaches history best for UPSC?
Dr. Anshul Bajpai Faculty of History Optional IAS Coaching at Plutus IAS. Puneet Bhatia, Faculty of History Optional IAS Coaching at Plutus IAS. Swadeep Sir, Faculty of History Optional IAS Coaching at Yojna IAS. Hemant Jha, Faculty of History Optional IAS Coaching.
Which book is best for history Optional UPSC?
History of Modern India Bipan Chandra. India’s Struggle for Independence Bipan Chandra. India’s Ancient Past RS Sharma. The Wonder that was India Al Basham. Ashoka and the Decline of the Mauryas Romila Thapar. Medieval India: From Sultanate to Mughals 1 Satish Chandra.
Which part of Indian History is most important for UPSC?
Indus Valley Civilization. Rig Vedic period. Later Vedic period. Jainism. Buddhism eg: Sautrantika and Sammitiya sub-sects, Hinaya school. Mahajanapadas. Mauryan empire eg: Chandragupta, Bindusara, Asoka’s reign etc. Post-Mauryan India eg: Satavahanas, Sakas, Kushanas etc.
What is the best way to study History for UPSC?
Create a chronology for every period with the important events mentioned. Revise the entire syllabus at least two to three times in the entire time span. Solve previous year papers as well as IAS practice papers for History on a regular basis to have better 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.
Which book is better for Indian history?
List of Best Books on Indian History. Discovery of India by Jawaharlal Nehru. India After Gandhi: The History of the World’s Largest Democracy By Ramachandra Guha. The Argumentative Indian by Amartya Sen.