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Which topics of History are important for UPSC?
To tackle the History in General Studies Paper I of UPSC IAS prelims, the aspirants require knowing the respective significance of different topics in Ancient like Indus Valley Civilization, Vedic Period and Mauryan and Gupta period, various Kingdoms, Delhi Sultanate, Mughal Empire etc.
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.
Which Ncert is important for History?
It is generally recommended to read the old NCERTs for History. New NCERTs, on the other hand, can also be read.
How can I start UPSC History?
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 study first in UPSC History?
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.
Is Ncert enough for UPSC history?
NCERTs help to understand the basic concepts. It is not advisable to skip NCERTs because they are very important for both prelims and the mains of the UPSC CSE.
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.
Is history easy in UPSC?
Cons of history optional in IAS mains If you are not interested in history, you may find studying it difficult. You must have good writing skills to score good marks in history. It is not a scoring subject when you compare it to science or maths. You do need to remember a few dates and names in history.
Can I complete NCERT in 3 months?
How much time does it take to cover all NCERT books? You have to read about 40-44 books in total, and it would take you about three days to complete one book which contains about 14-16 chapters. So, in total it would take you about 2.5- 3 months to read all the books.
Can I skip NCERT for UPSC?
It is recommended that candidates go through the NCERT books as the information available is not just comprehensive but also reliable. Textbooks from class VI to XII can be of great use for both prelims and mains examination. Read Further: Complete List Of NCERT Books Needed For UPSC Preparation.