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Which book is better for Ancient History UPSC?
Recommended Books for UPSC General Studies Advance Level Books: India’s Ancient Past by R.S. Sharma published by Oxford University Press ( Amazon Link ) A History of Ancient & Early Medieval India by Upinder Singh ( Amazon Link )
Which chapters of RS Sharma for UPSC?
Indus Valley Civilisation. Prehistoric Period & Sources of Ancient History. Vedic Period. The Sangam Age. Territorial States & First Maghdha Empire. Buddhism & Jainism. The Mauryan Empire. Religious Movements.
Is ancient world History important for UPSC?
Ancient History is an important part of the USPC civil services syllabus mainly the UPSC prelims exam. Every year at least 5 6 questions are asked from this section in the IAS prelims.
Which chapters are important in Ancient History for UPSC?
Prehistoric India. Historic India. Indus Valley Civilization. Vedic India. Mahajanapadas. Buddhism and Related Topics. Mauryan Empire, Administrative Structure, Rulers and Legacy. Gupta Empire, Rulers and Legacy.
Who is the best teacher of History 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.
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 is the shortest optional in UPSC?
Philosophy has the shortest syllabus out of all of the optional subjects for the UPSC examination and is the reason for it is a popular choice amongst UPSC aspirants.
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.
Is Ancient History a hard subject?
The main difficulty with Ancient is the limited primary sources, which are easily manipulated and interpreted in numerous ways. If you study, pay attention and work hard, it’s the same difficulty as Modern. But if you lack motivation and rely heavily on your teacher, Ancient might not be for you.
Is Ncert enough for Ancient History?
Usually NCERT Books on History are enough to cover ancient Indian history.