The book is an effective resource for the preparation of History papers of UGCNET/ JRF/SET exams. It contains MCQs on relevant topics such as Ancient, Medieval and Modern Indian History, and World History. The book is also a unique and well-structured resource as (a) it can be used with any good textbook in undergraduate or postgraduate course, (b) it can be used with any preparation system because it meshes with any lesson plan, learning approach or teaching methodology, and (c) it would help aspirants calculate their learning quotient and make their preparation and assessment better.
• Assessment Zone comprising previous years' question papers, question bank and practice papers
• MCQs classified as per the syllabus notified by the UGC
• MCQs distributed as per significance of the chapter in the syllabus
• Both fact-based and analytical MCQs
• Question bank on reading comprehension - a good resource for Paper III
Part-A: Concepts, Ideas and Terms • Important Terms/Places/Personalities, Part-B: Ancient Indian History • Sources • Pre-history and Proto-history • Vedic Period • Period of Mahajanapadas • Mauryan Empire • Post-Mauryan Period (Indo-Greeks, Sakas, Kushanas, Western Kshatrapas) • Early State and Society in Eastern India, Deccan and South India • Imperial Guptas and Regional States of India, Part-C: Medieval Indian History • Sources • Political Developments • Administration • Economic Aspects • Socio - Religious Movements • Society • Cultural Life, Part-D: Modern Indian History • Source and Historiography • Rise of British Power • Administration of the Company and Crown • Economic History • Indian Society in Transition • National Movement • India after Independence (1947 - 1964), Part-E: World History: Concepts, Ideas and Terms • Important Terms/Places/Personalities, Part-F: Research in History • About Research in History, Part-G: Assessment Zone • Special Practice Zone for Paper-II • Special Practice Zone for Paper-III • Reading Comprehension Based Q-Bank Useful for Paper-III • Previous Years' Papers - Paper II • Previous Years' Papers - Paper III