KVS : Syllabus for Written Exam For PGT - History

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Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan

Syllabus for written examination for PGTs for 2012-13 and 2013-14

Syllabus For Written Examination For PGT History

INDIAN HISTORY

Harappan Civilization – a. Town Planning

  • b. Religion

  • c. Economic & Social Life

  • d. Script Writing

1) Rise of Magadh in relation to 16 Mahajanpadas

2) Rise of Heterodox sects with special reference to Buddhism, Jainism –

  • a. Rise

  • b. Teaching

  • c. Comparison

  • d. Effect on society, trade &commerce

3) The Mauryas –

  • a. Causes for its rise

  • b. Chandragupta Maurya Administration

  • c. Contribution of Ashoka the Great (all aspects)

  • d. Decline and fall of Mauryan Empire

4) The Guptas –

  • a. Golden Period

  • b. Samudra Gupta

  • c. Chandragupta Vikramaditya etc

  • d. Administration, Religion, Trade & Commerce

5) Society & Economy – From Vedic till 7th century

6) Sultanate Era – The Defeat of Hindu kingdom and establishment of Delhi Sultanate

7) Mughal Period – 1526 to 1707(all aspects)

  • a. Polity

  • b. Administration

  • c. Society

  • d. Economy

8) Medieval Period – Society and Culture with special Reference to Bhakti Movement and Sufism

9) Medieval Architecture – Delhi Sultanate ’n Mughal Period

10) The Advent of Europeans and the establishment of 5 British rule

11) British rule and its impact on Indian economy

12) Revolt 1857 –

  • a. Nature

  • b. Causes

  • c. Leadership

  • d. Events

  • e. Consequences

  • f. Causes of defeat

  • g. Impact

13) The socio – religious reform movements and the rise of nationalism

14) The Indian freedom movement - 1885 to 1947

15) Constitution –

  • a. Framing

  • b. Features

  • c. Working of the Constitution

  • d. Adoption of the Constitution

HISTORY OF THE WORLD

1) Rise of Ancient Civilizations with special reference to Mesopotamia –

  • a. Urbanization

  • b. Script

  • c. Trade

  • d. Calendar

2) Roman and Greek civilization

  • a. Rise of the empire

  • b. Administration

  • c. Society

3) Rise of Islam –

  • a. Teachings

  • b. Culture

  • c. Crusades

4) Nomadic people of Central Asia

5) The Dark age - Feudalism in Europe

  • a. Manor State

  • b. Decline

6) Renaissance ’n Reformation period in Europe

7) Capitalism and Mercantilism

  • a. Industrial Revolution

  • b. Imperialism and colonialism

8) China Since 1840 to 1949

9) Japan 1840 to 1949

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