Hello Aspirants,hope your preparations are going well and good in this article we have provided all the details that you need to know while preparing for the TNPSC exams particularly UNIT-4:History & Culture of India.In this page we have provided Introduction about the topic,Total Marks,topics to be completed(syllabus),where to study the syllabus,6th to 12th samacheer school books pdf compilation,Tamil Nadu Government study materials,Previous year question papers,Box and do you know compilation materials.You can download all the materials for free and you can use it for your preparation.
The topic History and culture of India is an very important topic as it is commonly appears in all type of competitive examinations like TNPSC,UPSC,etc., like you can’t see any question paper without this chapter also this chapter is a very easy chapter because you can read it like a story and understand.The only thing you have to keep in mind is you need to remember years but there are many shortcuts are there to remember the shortcuts.If you study the shortcuts definitely you can easily remember everything.In this article we have listed everything that you need to know while preparing for the TNPSC Examination.
TOTAL MARKS FROM UNIT 4:
In TNPSC Exams as per the revised syllabus you will be getting “16” Questions from this unit.Also apart from unit 8 and unit 9 this is the unit that contains more marks in the examination.So be sure you are thorough in this unit.If you are thorough in this unit definitely you can answer all the questions from all the examinations.Because history syllabus is same for all the competitive examinations.
Total Marks =”16″.
Topics to be completed in UNIT 4:
The topics to be completed in UNIT 4 are listed below,
(i) Indus valley civilization – Guptas, Delhi Sultans, Mughals and Marathas – Age of Vijayanagaram and Bahmani Kingdoms – South Indian history.
(ii) Change and Continuity in the Socio – Cultural History of India.
(iii) Characteristics of Indian culture, Unity in diversity – Race, language, custom.
(iv) India as a Secular State, Social Harmony.
The above listed are the topic that you need to study for History and culture of India.If you are preparing for TNPSC exams studying only SCERT samacheer books would be enough to get good score in the TNPSC Examinations but if you are studying for UPSC or some of the central government examianations you need to study the NCERT books and some of the books that gives more information about the history.
For some of the students they may feel difficult to study the topic History because they may need to memorise the years but if you divide the history parts into Ancient,medievel and modern india means you can easily study and understand the history of india.Also the major advantages of this unit is if you have studied this topic means it will be very helpful for you to complete the remaining topics because in UNIT 7 (Indian National Movement ) also you will be getting this topics to study so if you are thorough in this topic means it will be useful for you to study the remaining topics also.
UNIT 4-History and Culture of India Where to Study:
When we consider about the topic history if we are studying only for TNPSC Examinations it will be enough to study only the SCERT samacher books but if you are studying foe higher grade examination means you shold study some more books apart from the samacheer kalvi books.Also you don’t need to study all the lessons in the history books we have listed the lessons that you need to study while preparing for the TNPSC Examiantions also we will list some of the books that you need to keep with you while preparing for any copmetitive examination.
Apart from the lessons listed above you need to keep another one book with you to become an expert in history we will list the books name below you can buy the book online and keep it with you for your studies
|Name of the Book||Author Name||Publications|
|India’s struggle for Independence||Bipin chandra||Penguin Random House India|
Many top level coaching institutions suggests you to buy and keep this book for your preparation because this book has well documented details about our history and the vast details about our contry’s Independence.
History & Culture of India Samacheer books 6th to 12th Compilation:
If you are preparing for only TNPSC Examiantions then it is enough for you to study only the samacheer books but if you are preparing for some other higher ranked examination like UPSC or Group 1 means then you may need to study some other books to become clear in the topic history and culture of India beacuse this is a very long chapter and has many happenings in the past so you may need to know more about the past history.If you are preparing for examinations that comes under Goup 2,2a,3 &4 means studying only the samacheer books is enough but if you are preparing for higher level examination means then you would need to study some other important books that explains us about history.We will list down the books that you need to study below.
Click here to download 6th to 12th school books pdf compilation(Tamil Version).
UNIT 4:History and culture of India Tamil Nadu Government Study Materials:
The Department of employment and training of Tamil Nadu Government has released materials unit wise for the sake of aspirants who are preparing for competitive examinations.This materials will be very usefull for those who were not able to go to coaching istitutes they may get benefit from using this materials.
Click here to download History Tamil Nadu Government Notes(Tamil Medium).
Click here to download History Tamil Nadu Government Notes(English Medium).
UNIT:4 History and Culture of India Previous year question papers:
While preparing for the TNPSC Examinations it is also very important to study the Previous year question papers because only if we study the previous year question papers we will be able to understand the question pattern for the topic also there are many questions that will be asked repeatedly from the previous year question papers so it is very important to study the TNPSC previous year question papers.We have listed the previous year question papers divided into three parts as Ancient,Medieval and modern India.So we request you to make use of the previous year question papers and study well.
Click here to download Previous Year Questions on Ancient India.
Click here to download Previous Year Questions on Medievel India.
Click here to download Previous Year Questions on Modern India.
Click here to download overall combined previous year question(Tamil Medium).
Click here to download overall combined previous year questions(English Medium).
UNIt 4:History and Culture of India Box Materials:
Those who are preparing for TNPSC Examination it is very important to study the the concepts that are given in box because in each and every lesson of samacheer kalvi books there will be a box present in the middle of the chapters that contains the important concepts about the particular lessons particularly when talking about unit 4 most of the historical events were given in box contents.So we have compiled all the boxes that comes in the history book in to single pdf for the benefit of students we request you to make use of the materials and study well.Also in every tnpsc examinations questions were asked from the boxes so make use of the materials and study well for the examinations.
Click here to download Box material for TNPSC UNIT 4 History and Culture of India.
UNIT 4:History and Culture of India Do you know materials:
In all the school books,inbetween the chapters there will be a section called do you know which contains important facts that a student or aspirant should know while studying the lesson.Also aspirants should study these do you know parts to learn the important facts about the chapter also questions will be asked in the examination in the do you know part.So aspirants are requested to make use of the materials and study for the examination.We have compiled all the do you know parts that comes from the standard 6th to standard 12th download the material and make use of it.
Click here to download Do you Know materials Compilation PDF.
As we have mentioned earlier History is an very important topic in all the competitive examinations like TNPSC,UPSC,RRB,SSC,etc., so we request you to be thorough in this topic to score very good marks try to study both Samacheer SCERT and NCERT books to become master in this unit before start studying the history complete the bipin chandra’s book to get clear understanding about the history because in school books the topic would be misaligned so first study the bipin chandra books and then start studying the school books.Please keep in mind that we have 16 questions from this topic in the TNPSC Preliminary exams.Kindly make use of all the materials and start preparing if you have any questions means ask us in comment section.Share it with your friends and all the very best for your preparations!!!