Ancient History for BPSC


Salient Features

· Comprehensive book catering specifically to the requirements of BPSC examinations, such as the Combined Competitive Examination (CCE), Teacher Recruitment Exam (TRE), Bihar Judicial Services Examination.

· Chronological narratives to help readers grasp and remember the historical developments in a lucid way.

· Relevant images, flowcharts and diagrams for visualization and arrangement of facts.

· ‘Do You Know’ section wherever an additional understanding is required.

· Set of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) at each chapter end for self-assessment.

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The BPSC examinations assign significant importance to Ancient History, devoting an estimated 8 to 10 questions to this particular subject. Recognising the significance of this particular section, objective of this book is to furnish a resource that not only thoroughly addresses the necessary curriculum but also improves the aspirants’ conceptual comprehension and analytical abilities.

This book is the result of an extensive period of research, careful preparation, and an unwavering dedication to furnishing individuals aspiring to master Ancient History—an essential element of BPSC examinations—with a comprehensive resource.

The book extensively explores significant aspects of Ancient Indian history, including Neolithic sites, the establishment and dissemination of Buddhism and Jainism, the illustrious Mauryan dynasty, and the scholarly contributions of Nalanda and Vikramshila universities.

In order to enhance learning and evaluation, every chapter culminates with a series of multiple-choice questions (MCQs). These MCQs have been carefully crafted to provide students with opportunities to practice and assess their comprehension. These questions serve as invaluable tools for self-assessment and exam preparation, enabling aspirants to gauge their proficiency in the subject matter.

It is crucial to acknowledge that the data contained within this book has been obtained from reliable sources, such as publications by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and other reputable scholarly journals.


Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ McGraw Hill; First Edition (1 June 2024); McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited, Candor TechSpace, 8th Floor, Tower No 5, Plot No 2, Block B,Sector 62, Noida, Uttar Pradesh – 201309; 18001035875
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 280 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9355329164
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-9355329165
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 300 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 25 x 20 x 2 cm
  • Country of Origin ‏ : ‎ India
  • Net Quantity ‏ : ‎ 1 Count
  • Packer ‏ : ‎ McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited, Khasra No.: 305 to 311 & 320, NH – 91, Dadri bypass, Vill. Badhpura, Dadri, Dist. Gautam Budh Nagar, UP-203207, India; 18001035875
  • Generic Name ‏ : ‎ Book

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About the Author

The author of this book is a distinguished scholar in the field of Ancient History, currently serving as the Head of the Department of Ancient History & Asian Studies at Veer Kunwar Singh University, Ara, Bihar. With a prolific academic background and extensive research experience, the author brings a wealth of expertise to this endeavour. Furthermore, his contributions as a renowned columnist in national dailies like Dainik Jagran has been of immense help to the students preparing for UPSC CSE & State PCS. He has guided more than twenty PHD & Research associates in the field of Ancient History. He has been the key speaker at many National & International Seminars on Ancient History . His authorship of numerous research papers underscore his authority in the domain of Ancient History. Presently he mentors and guides the students preparing for BPSC , BPSC TRE & Other examinations through the Platform of BPSC CONCEPT WALLAH (on voluntary basis) so that students from rural & deprived class who can’t afford costly coachings can achieve their dreams and serve the society in best possible manner.

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Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 15 × 10 × 10 cm


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