History Study Material For Andhra Pradesh PSC Exam 2024 | APPSC Prelims and Mains: APPSC Group 1 exam is held in two stages, preliminary (objective type) and main (written type). Candidates need to qualify in the preliminary exam to appear for the main examination. The final selection of candidates will be based on two successive stages including written exam and oral test (interview).
The A.P. Public Service Commission came in to existence on 1st November, 1956 with the formation of the State of Andhra Pradesh. Before this, there was Andhra Public Service Commission in the Andhra State and Hyderabad Public Service Commission in the Hyderabad State. Andhra Service Commission came in to existence only in 1953 after the bifurcation of composite Madras State into Andhra and Madras States.
On the eve of formation of Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission, Andhra Public Service Commission was functioning with a Chairman and two Members and Hyderabad Public Service Commission was functioning with one Member. Hence, A.P. Public Service Commission was constituted with a Chairman and 3 Members. With increasing work load, Government enhanced the Members as five in the year 1981 and later to Chairman and 7 Members in the year 1983. Government again reviewed the strength in 1994 and enhanced it to Chairman and 9 Members.
History Study Material For Andhra Pradesh PSC Exam 2024
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APPSC Prelims and Mains History Books 2024
|History and culture syllabus
|Indus valley civilization: Features, sites, society, cultural history, art, and religion
Vedic age-Mahajanapadas, religions-Jainism and Buddhism
The Maghadas, the Mauryan, foreign invasions on India and their impact, the Kushans
The Sathavahanas the Sangam age, the Sungas, the Gupta empire-their administration, social, religious, and economic conditions-art, architecture, literature, science, and technology
The Kanauj and their contributions, south Indian dynasties-the Badami Chalukyas, the eastern Chalukyas, the Rastrakutas, the Kalyani Chalukyas, the Cholas, the Hoyasalas, the Yedavas, the Kakatiyas, and the Reddis
The Delhi sultanate, the Vijaynagar empire and the Mughal empire, the Bhakti movement and Sufism-administration, economy, society, religion, literature, arts, and architecture
The European trading companies in India-their struggle for supremacy with special reference to Bengal, Bombay, Madras, Mysore, Andhra, and Nizam, governor-generals, and viceroys
Indian war of independence of 1857-origin, nature, causes, consequences, and significance with special reference to concerned state, religious, and social reform movements in 19th century in India and concerned state, India’s freedom movement
Revolutionaries in India and abroad
Mahatma Gandhi, his thoughts, principles, and philosophy
Important Satyagrahas, the role of Sardar Patel, Subash Chandra bose in freedom movement and post independence consolidation
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, his life and contribution to making of Indian constitution, India after independence-reorganization of the states in India