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NCERT syllabus for History

Post by Shunmugam IAS Study Cirle, Sep 24, 2016.
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NCERT syllabus for History

Indian History, as all wannabes know, is a vital territory from which a noteworthy offer of inquiries come in UPSC prelims and mains. Indian History is an extremely unfathomable subject, and it is imperative to organize certain zones for UPSC Civil Services Prelims and Mains. This article is composed with a perspective of giving a general direction/study arrangement for Indian History for IAS exam. We have additionally recorded some essential sub-subjects inside Ancient India, Medieval India and Modern India. Additionally, keep in mind to look at the suggested books for Indian History for Preliminary and Mains Exam.

Tamilnadu Textbook

Class 6

  • 1. Prehistoric Period
  • 2. Indus Valley Civilization
  • 3. The Vedic Period
  • 4. Jainism and Buddhism
  • 5. Ancient Tamil Nadu
  • 6. Rise of Kingdoms
  • 7. Kushana Empire

Class 7

  • 1. The North Indian Kingdoms – The Rajputs
  • 2. The Kingdoms of the Deccan
  • 3. The South Indian Kingdoms
  • 4. Arab and Turkish invasions
  • 5. Sultanate of Delhi
  • 6. The Vijayanagara and Bahmani Kingdoms
  • 7. Bhakti and Sufi Movements

Class 8

  • 1. The Great Mughals
  • 2. Rise of the Marathas
  • 3. Advent of the Europeans
  • 4. Anglo – French Struggle ( Carnatic Wars )
  • 5. Rule of the English East India Company from AD 1773- AD 1857
  • 6. Lord Cornwallis (AD 1786 – AD 1793)
  • 7. Marquess of Hastings (AD 1813 – AD 1823)
  • 8. Lord William Bentick (AD 1828 – AD 1835)
  • 9. Lord Dalhousie (AD 1848 – AD 1855)
  • 10. The Great Revolt of 1857
  • 11. The Rule of Marathas of Tanjavur
  • 12. Vellore Mutiny

Class 9

  • 1. Ancient Civilizations
  • 2. Intellectual Awakening in 6th century BC
  • 3. Medieval Age
  • 4. Beginning of the Modern Age
  • 5. The Industrial Revolution

Class 10

  • 1. Imperialism – Imperialism in India and China
  • 2. First World War AD 1914 – AD 1918 – League of Nations
  • 3. World between wars – AD 1919 – AD 1939 – The Great Economic Depression
  • 4. Fascism in Italy AD 1922 – AD 1945
  • 5. Nazism in Germany AD 1933 – AD 1945
  • 6. Second World War AD 1939 – AD 1945
  • 7. The United Nations Organisation
  • 8. European Union
  • 9. The Great Revolt of 1857
  • 10. Social and Religious reforms movements in the 19th century
  • 11. Freedom movement in India – phase I
  • 12. Pre Gandhian Era AD 1885 – AD 1919
  • 13. Freedom Movement in India – Phase II

Class 12

  • 1. Warren Hastings
  • 2. Lord Cornawallis
  • 3. Marques of Wellesley
  • 4. Lord Hastings
  • 5. Lord William Bentick
  • 6. Lord Dalhousie
  • 7. Revenue Administration and Economic Policy of the British
  • 8. Educational and Social Reforms
  • 9. Vellore Mutiny
  • 10. The Great Revolt of 1857
  • 11. Lord Lytton
  • 12. Lord Rippon
  • 13. Lord Curzon
  • 14. Socio – Religious Reform Movements
  • 15. Indian National Movement – Phase I
  • 16. Indian National Movement – Phase II
  • 17. Indian National Movement – Phase III
  • 18. Constitutioanl Developement
  • 19. India After Independence
  • 20. Renaissance
  • 21. Geographical Discoveries
  • 22. The Reformation and Counter Reformation
  • 23. The American War of Independence
  • 24. French Revolution
  • 25. Agricultural and Industrial Revolution
  • 26. First World War
  • 27. Russian Revolution of 1917
  • 28. The League of Nations
  • 29. Rise of Fascism and Nazism
  • 30. Second World War
  • 31. Growth of Asian Nations: China and Japan
  • 32. United Nations Organisation
  • 33. The Cold War
  • 34. World Today

NCERT Text Book

Craft Traditions of India – Past, Present and Future – Class 12

  • 1. Crafts in the Past
  • 2. Colonial rule and Crafts
  • 3. Mahatma Gandhi and Self sufficiency
  • 4. Handloom and Handicrafts revival
  • 5. The Crafts community today
  • 6. Crafts and Bazaars
  • 7. Crafts in the age of tourism

History – Our Pasts I – Class 6

  • 1. What, where, how and when
  • 2. On the trail of the earliest people
  • 3. From Gathering to growing food
  • 4. In the earliest cities
  • 5. What books and burial tells us
  • 6. Kingdoms, Kings and an early republic
  • 7. New questions and ideas
  • 8. Ashoka, the emperor who gave up the war
  • 9. Vital villages, thriving towns
  • 10. Traders, kings and pilgrims
  • 11. New empires and kingdoms
  • 12. Buildings, paintings and books

History – Our Pasts II – Class 7

  • 1. Tracing changes through a thousand years
  • 2. New kings and kingdoms
  • 3. The Delhi Sultans
  • 4. The Mughal empire
  • 5. Rulers and Buildings
  • 6. Towns, Traders and craftspersons
  • 7. Tribes, Nomads and settled communities
  • 8. Devotional paths to the divine
  • 9. The making of regional cultures
  • 10. 18th century political formations

India and the Contemporary World I – Class 12

  • 1. The French Revolution
  • 2. Socialism in Europe and the Russian Revolution
  • 3. Nazism and the rise of Hitler
  • 4. Forest society and Colonialism
  • 5. Pastoralists in the modern world
  • 6. Peasants and farmers
  • 7. History and sport: the story of cricket
  • 8. Clothing: a social history

Living craft Traditions of India

  • 1. Crafts Heritage
  • 2. Clay
  • 3. Stone
  • 4. Metal
  • 5. Jewellery
  • 6. Natural fibres
  • 7. Paper crafts
  • 8. Textiles
  • 9. Painting
  • 10. Theatre crafts

Our Pasts III (Part I) – Class VIII

  • 1. How, When and Where
  • 2. From Trade to Territory
  • 3. Ruling the countryside
  • 4. Tribals, dikus and the vision of a golden age
  • 5. When people rebel 1857 and after
  • 6. Colonialism and the city

Our Pasts III (Part II) – Class VIII

  • 1. Weavers, Iron smelters and factory owners
  • 2. Civilising the native, educating the nation
  • 3. Women, caste and reform
  • 4. The changing world of visual arts
  • 5. The making of the national movement
  • 6. India after independence

Geography NCERT syllabus

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (CLASS 11)

  • 1. The Earth
  • 2. Interior of earth
  • 3. Distribution of ocean and continents
  • 4. Plate tectonics
  • 5. Minerals and Rocks
  • 6. Geomorphic process
  • 7. Landforms and their Evolution
  • 8. Composition and Structure of Atmosphere
  • 9. Solar radiation Heat balance and Temperature
  • 10. Atmospheric circulation and weather systems
  • 11. Water in atmosphere
  • 12. World climate and Climate change
  • 13. Water in oceans
  • 14. Movement of water in Oceans

INDIAN PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT (NCERT CLASS 11)

  • 1. Physiography of India
  • 2. Drainage system of India
  • 3. Climate of India
  • 4. Natural vegetation of India
  • 5. Soil of India
  • 6. Natural hazards and disasters: Causes consequences and Management

FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (CLASS 12)

  • 1. Nature and scope of human geography
  • 2. The World population distribution, density and growth
  • 3. Population composition
  • 4. Human development
  • 5. Primary human activities
  • 6. Secondary human activities
  • 7. Tertiary and Quaternary human activities
  • 8. Transport and communication
  • 9. International trade
  • 10. Human settlements

India- People and economy (class 12)

  • 1. Population distribution, density, growth and composition
  • 2. Migration types, causes and consequences
  • 3. Human development
  • 4. Human settlements
  • 5. Land resources and agriculture
  • 6. Water resources
  • 7. Mineral and energy resources
  • 8. Manufacturing Industries
  • 9. Planning and sustainable Development in Indian context
  • 10. Transport and communication
  • 11. International trade
  • 12. Geographical perspective on selected issues and problems

Indian Polity Index

PART I: CONSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK

  • 1. Historical Background
  • 2. Making of the Constitution
  • 3. Salient Features of the Constitution
  • 4. Preamble of the Constitution
  • 5. Union and its Territory
  • 6. Citizenship
  • 7. Fundamental Rights
  • 8. Directive Principles of State Policy
  • 9. Fundamental Duties
  • 10. Amendment of the Constitution

PART II: SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT

  • 11. Parliamentary System
  • 12. Federal System
  • 13. Centre-State Relations
  • 14. Inter-State Relations
  • 15. Emergency Provisions
  • 16. Special Status of Jammu & Kashmir
  • 17. Special Provisions for Some States

PART III: CENTRAL GOVERNMENT

  • 18. President
  • 19. Vice-president
  • 20. Prime Minister
  • 21. Constitutional Provisions
  • 22. Parliament
  • 23. Supreme Court

PART IV: STATE GOVERNMENT

  • 24. Governor
  • 25. Chief Minister
  • 26. State Council of Ministers
  • 27. State Legislature
  • 28. High Court
  • 29. Subordinate Courts

PART V: LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  • 30. Panchayati Raj
  • 31. Urban Local Governments

PART VI: UNION TERRIRORIES AND SPECIAL AREAS

  • 32. Union Territories
  • 33. Scheduled and Tribal Areas

PART VII: CONSTITUTIONAL BODIES

  • 34. Election Commission
  • 35. Union Public Service Commission
  • 36. State Public Service Commission
  • 37. Finance Commission
  • 38. National Commission for SCs
  • 39. National Commission for STs
  • 40. Special Officer for Linguistic Minorities
  • 41. Comptroller and Auditor General of India
  • 42. Attorney General and Solicitor General of India
  • 43. Advocate General of the State

PART VIII: NON-CONSTITUTIONAL BODIES

  • 44. Planning Commission
  • 45. National Development Council
  • 46. National Human Rights Commission
  • 47. State Human Rights Commission
  • 48. Central Vigilance Commission
  • 49. Central Information Commission
  • 50. State Information Commission
  • 51. Lokpal and Lokayuktas

PART IX: OTHER CONSTITUTIONAL DIMENSIONS

  • 52. Official Language
  • 53. Public Services
  • 54. Tribunals
  • 55. Special Provisions for SCs, STs, BCs, Minorities and Anglo-Indian
  • 56. Rights and Liabilities of the Government
  • 57. Authoritative Text in Hindi Language
  • 58. Anti-Defection Law

PART X: POLITICAL DYNAMICS

  • 59. Political Parties
  • 60. Elections
  • 61. Pressure Groups
  • 62. National Integration
  • 63. Foreign Policy

PART XI: WORKING OF THE CONSTITUTION

  • 64. National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution

Economics Index

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (CLASS 11)

  • 1. Intoduction
  • 2. Progress, growth and development
  • 3. Evolution of the indian economy
  • 4. Economic planning
  • 5. Planning in india
  • 6. Economic reforms
  • 7. Inflation and business cycle
  • 8. Indian agriculture
  • 9. Indian industry & infrastructure
  • 10. India and the globaleconomy
  • 11. Indian financial market
  • 12. Banking in india**
  • 13. Insurance in india
  • 14. Security market in india
  • 15. External sector of india
  • 16. International economic organisations & india
  • 17. Tax structure in india
  • 18. Public finance in india
  • 19. The technologyenvironment dilemma
  • 20. Sustainability andclimate change: india and the world
  • 21. Preparing for the demographic dividend
  • 22. Human development in india
  • 23. Model answers to selected questions
  • 24. Economics concepts and terminologies