Tag - History

[World History] Redrawal of Boundaries, Reunification of Italy and Germany; Vienna Congress & Metternich System

Prologue WHRd/P1: Redrawal of National boundaries: Meaning & factors WHRd/P2: Vienna Congress & Metternich System WHRd/P3: Reunification of Italy WHRd/P4: Reunification of Germany Prologue In past lecture, Pratik Nayak covered the American and French revolutions for World History for General Studies Mains Paper 1 [...]

[World History] French Revolution: Causes, Events, Outcomes, Significance; Napoleon Bonaparte- Rise, Reforms & Fall

Prologue WHFr/P1: French Revolution: Political Causes, Divine right theory, Louis XVI WHFr/P2: French Revolution: Socio-Economic & Cultural causes WHFr/P3: French Revolution: Events, National Assembly, Bread Riots WHFr/P4: French Revolution: Outcomes, Impact, Significance WHFr/P5: French Revolution: Napoleon Bonaparte- rise, reforms & fall Prologue In past [...]

[Answerkey] UPSC Prelim-2016: History, Culture, International Relation, Defense MCQs solved with Explanations

Pattern: History and Culture: 2016’s Prelim vs. the Past Road ahead for History-Culture Solved: Freedom Struggle (6 MCQs) Solved: Culture/Ancient/Medieval (11 MCQs) Pattern: IR-Defense-PIN- 2016 vs the past Road Ahead: IR / Defense for Prelims-2017 Solved: International relations (IR) & Diplomacy MCQs Solved: [...]

A Brief History of Time

Creative Guidance: Book Review – A Brief History of Time – Stephen Hawking

A Brief History of Time: There are very few other scientific thinkers who can come close to the genius and creative of Stephen Hawking. He has been regarded as the foremost authority on theoretical physics and a man possessing, probably the most intelligent brain. ‘A Brief [...]

Russell

Creative Guidance: Book Review – A History of Western Philosophy – Bertrand Russell

A History of Western Philosophy There are many ways to read this book, in its way, one of the key works of twentieth century philosophy. It can be used as an encyclopedia of philosophy, ordered not alphabetically, but chronologically. Many people in fact do use [...]

UPSC History Optional Strategy: AGAM JAIN (Rank 133)

Disclaimer– I will share which I tried to implement during my preparation days, this might not be accurate strategy, so kindly use your wisdom. First of all, history is very interesting subject and has its own advantages except covering half of the portion of gs1. [...]

Adi Shankaracharya

[History] Adi Shankaracharya & National Philosophy Day, Joytiba Phule’s 125th Anniversary, Komagta Maru Apology & More

PROLOGUE History & Culture in News National Philosopher: Adi Shankaracharya Jyotiba Phule: 125th Birth Anniversary Komagta Maru: 102 years & Canadian Apology Nirankari sect Dead in News Books in New: Economy related Music Movies States in News Gujarat for GPSC Other States in [...]

[Toppers Interview] Neha Nautiyal (AIR 185/CSE 2011) working professional cracks UPSC and shares History Booklist and study tips

Neha Nautiyal cracks UPSC without leaving job. Here she shares the journey, the time Management tips for working professionals, strategy and booklist for General studies, History, Public Administration and more. Introduction Your Study plan CSAT (Paper I) General studies About the CSAT aptitude Mains [...]

[Toppers Interview] Abhishek Kumar Tiwari (AIR 69 / CSE 2011) gives History & Political science strategy

First attempt, no coaching and Abhishek Tiwary walks away with 69th Rank. And today he shares his journey and preparation tips for both History and Political Science, for the benefit future UPSC aspirants. Introduction Essay Your Study plan CSAT (Paper I) General studies CSAT [...]

[Polity] Assam Riots and Bodo Accord : History, Reasons, Problems, Solutions

What is Bodoland Territorial Council ? Timeline of Events How did the Kokrajhar riots start? Why situation out of control? Why resentment in the communities? What’s the problem in Bodo Accord? What is the solution? What is Bodoland Territorial Council ? 2003: Bodo militants [...]

[Download] History Mains Question Papers last 33 Years (1979-2011) for UPSC Civil service exam

To download the PDF File containing all papers, just CLICK ME Otherwise, If you want to see any individual paper, then just scroll down and keep reading. 1979 Paper-I 1. Mark any fifteen of the following on the map supplied to you and give descriptive notes on, them: (i) [...]

[Question Paper] History Mains 2012 Paper 1 & 2 of UPSC Civil Service IAS IPS Exam

History Mains 2012 Paper 1 History Paper I (SECTION – A) History Paper I (SECTION – B) History Mains 2012 (Paper 2) History P2 (SECTION – A) History P2 (SECTION – B) History Mains 2012 Paper 1 History Paper I (SECTION – A) Q1. Identify the [...]