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Which part of History is most important for UPSC Prelims?
Ancient and Medieval Indian History is covered in the UPSC Prelims history curriculum, with an emphasis on issues related to India’s cultural and socioeconomic past as one of the world’s oldest countries. According to the UPSC exam, Indian heritage, art and culture, architecture, and so on are very important.
Which History is important for prelims?
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.
Who is best for UPSC History?
India’s Ancient Past by RS Sharma. History of Medieval India by Satish Chandra. History of Modern India by Bipan Chandra. India’s Struggle For Independence by Bipan Chandra. Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania. India After Independence: Bipan Chandra.
Which History Ncert book is best for UPSC?
6th – Our Pasts 1. 7th – Our Pasts II. 8th – Our Pasts III – Part 1, Part 2. 9th – India & the Contemporary World 1. 10th – India & the Contemporary World II. 11th – Themes in World History (Focus on Industrial Revolution)
How can I cover my prelims 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.
Is history Ncert enough for UPSC Prelims?
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 scored highest marks in prelims?
AIR- 1 Kanishak Kataria (Total – 1121/2025, 55.36%) AIR- 2 Akshat Jain (Total – 1080/2025, 53.33%)
Is 2 months enough for UPSC Prelims?
Many IAS hopefuls might be wondering if it is possible to crack the UPSC Prelims in just 60 days. The answer is a resounding YES. People have done it before, and you can do it too!
What should I not read for prelims?
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.
Who is the youngest topper of UPSC?
Ansar Shaikh is the youngest IAS Officer in India. He is a 2016 batch IAS who secured an AIR 361 and made his place on the UPSC Toppers List. Ansar Shaikh was just 21 years of age when he achieved this feat. He chose Marathi as a subject for taking the Mains exam and Interview.