History Of Ancient India For Civil Services Examination 2024 | Useful for UPSC, State PSC & Other Competitive Exams Preparation

The Ancient history of India is an crucial topic for the Civil Services Examination. It is also an interesting topic while being a vast topic as well. The notes and topics in this article will help in candidate in cruising through the Ancient History of India segment with relative ease.

The most important sources of Ancient History are NCERT Books. Aspirants should read History from NCERT Books for UPSC, State PSCs Prelims and mains exam preparation. Taking notes is an efficient way to organise your study material for revision. Though taking notes is advisable, Civil Services Candidates often find it difficult to find the right topics to focus on or may not have the time or resources at hand to take efficient notes. With this in mind, we at MYUPSC have developed NCERT Notes for UPSC, State PSC and all other competitive exams. This page compiles one of the best and most of the important NCERT Notes for Ancient Indian History for ease of use by aspirants.

These History study materials cover most of the major History Topics from the Ancient Indian Historical era until the dawn of the middle ages. Candidates should use these NCERT notes in conjunction with the NCERT MCQs Books to cover the complete Syllabus with perfect practice for Ancient Indian History.

Studying the Ancient History of India requires a thorough understanding of the chronology of events in Indian History. Based on this foundation, aspirants should build up knowledge on various aspects of history such as economic history, administrative history and cultural impact of historical events apart from the political history.

History of Ancient India For Civil Services

Ancient History comes under History Sections of General Studies. So, it is worth having a grip on the subject and to make preparation easy we have prepared this study material in which you will learn though NCERT about the Pre-Historic Period, Historic Period, Civilisations, Scripts, Cultures, Pre- Mauryan and Mauryan Age their religious developments, art & architecture, trade. At last, Gupta and Post Gupta Age its literary sources, administration, inscriptions, rulers etc.

NCERT books are an essential part of UPSC and State PSC Civil services exams preparation. However, because of the comprehensive syllabus, IAS aspirants should also refer to NCERT notes with NCERT MCQs book and keep tabs on the current affairs of at least the past 12-15 months.

The important topics to study from Ancient Indian History are Prehistoric India, Historic India, Indus Valley Civilization, Vedic India, Mahajanapadas, Mauryan Period, Gupta and Post Gupta Period.

The study of ancient Indian history is impor- tant for several reasons. It tells us how, when and where people developed the earliest cultures in our country. It indicates how they started agriculture which made life secure and settled. We also get information about the origin and development of language and ancient scripts.

The Ancient History delves deep into the origins, cultures, and traditions that still exist today. Even the way we think has its origins in distant antiquity; modern western philosophy, morality, and ethics are all deeply rooted in ancient Greek, Roman and medieval Christian philosophies.

The CBSE syllabus for board classes is completely based on NCERT. When you go through the last ten years’ question papers of UPSC, State PSC Civil services or even board classes, you will realise that most of the questions have been asked from the NCERT textbooks.

[Class 6-12] Subject Wise NCERT Notes Pdf Download | UPSC Civil Services Exam 2024

Ancient Indian History Books

6-12th NCERT (Old + NEW) Notes – Ancient History of India
6-12th NCERT (Old + NEW) MCQs – Ancient History of India
Previous Year MCQs – Ancient History of India

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