The teachers of EduRev have mentored thousands of students in the last 3-years, including Anudeep Durishetty AIR 1 UPSC CSE 2017, and one thing that was common that a lot of time of an aspirant is wasted in compiling the sources from different sources and studying them efficiently.
Our team has spent the last 2-years interacting with toppers, teachers who have mentored these toppers, understanding their strategies, sources that they referred to during the preparation, compiling these sources & making them available to you at a single click in the EduRev App, saving hundreds of hours wasted in setting the base for the preparation.
This document will briefly help you understand how you can leverage EduRev smartly to crack the UPSC exam & study what actually matters to crack the exam.
EduRev course(s) is structured in such a way that you can study everything for History in a single place.
It is recommended to start with the understanding of the syllabus & analysis of previous year questions of UPSC Prelims & Mains to understand the pattern of the exam and what kind of questions are being asked in the exam, which you can find under the
Once you're done with the understanding of the syllabus & previous year's questions, you should start your UPSC preparation with NCERT Textbooks.
Just like, Advice to Aspirants, there's a section of NCERT Textbooks, Summaries & Tests in the History Course.
In case if you've already read the NCERTs, we recommend you to go through NCERT summaries for a quick revision.
After you’ve read the NCERTs and their summaries, it is recommended to attempt MCQ tests to help you strengthen your concepts and ensure that you’ve understood all the concepts right. All these tests have been prepared by the experts of EduRev as per the latest pattern of UPSC exam.
Check here: NCERT Based Tests for UPSC CSE
EduRev also offers a course with summaries & MCQ Tests for the famous reference books: Nitin Singhania for Art & Culture, Spectrum for Modern History, Satish Chandra for Medieval History. Summaries are provided for quick revision after the candidate has studied through the book. All tests provided in the course have been prepared as per the question pattern of the UPSC exam.
All the above-mentioned information/sources will help you strengthen your concepts and covers the static part. In History Subject the concepts are majorly covered from the static portion but as per the recent trends of UPSC, questions have been seen where the static portion of History is interlinked with Current Affairs so it is important to have knowledge of Current Affairs for History subject too.
You can go through the course: Current Affairs & Hindu Analysis: Daily, Weekly & Monthly Compilation & can keep yourself up to date with the recent subjectwise current affairs.
Perfect your concepts and master the subjects through Video Lectures, Notes & MCQ tests.
Once you are thorough with the basic understanding of the concepts through NCERTs, you should continue the learning with the videos. You can find video lectures under each topic in the videos section of the course: History for UPSC CSE.
Videos included in the History's topic of "Indus Valley Civilization"
EduRev videos with Timeline & In-text questions
EduRev UPSC experts have prepared notes in a structured manner with well-explained images to help you understand the topics and cover all the aspects of a particular topic. Find detailed notes in Docs section of each topic in the course: History for UPSC CSE
EduRev notes prepared by UPSC experts
MCQ Tests on all the topics (& sub-topics) of History subject are helpful for clear understanding, proper practice, and quick revision. These tests will help you in self-evaluation and you can check, whether you've understood a topic completely. Find the MCQ Tests in the course History for UPSC CSE
Subject-wise Mock Tests of History available under the UPSC Mock Test Series of EduRev
Similar to History, there are courses for other subjects as well available under the EduRev Infinity plan -
Various Courses for UPSC available on EduRev
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