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Post Papers: Indian History Period-II (PCS) Optional.

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COMPETATIVE EXAMINATION FOR THE POST(s) OF SECTION OFFICERS B-17

INDIAN HISTROY PERIOD-II
Marks: 150 January 18, 2007 Time: 3 Hours
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NOTE: Attempt any Five questions. At least two question from each part. Question No.1 is compulsory. All question carry equal marks.

PART-I


Q.1. Read the following statements carefully and write down the correct answer: (any ten).

i. Name the authors of following source books of History and give references of reign as well:
(a) Tazkiratul Waqiat (b) The Tarikh-i-Feroz Shahi (c) Akbar Nama & Ain-i-Akbari (d) Muntakhab-ul-Lubab (d) Siyarul Mutkherin
ii. “Congeries of States” Explain.
iii. Give the place and date of birth of Babur.
iv. Date the First, Second, Third, Fourth & Fifth expedition on India by Babur.
v. Sher Shah was born at ________near _______ in_________.
vi. Date the Battles of Chausa & Qanauj. Who was victorious?
vii. Give number of “Sarkars” and “Parganas” in the empire of Sher Shah.
viii. Who beheaded “Himu” the hero and the hope of Hindus in the second battle of Paniput, 1556.
ix. Date the annexation of Qandhar to the Mughal Empire, by Akbar.
x. Explain the duties of following:
(a) The Vakil (b) Diwan (c) Mir Baksi
xi. What do you know about the following Division of Land into four classes of Mughal Revenue Administration?
1. Polag 2. Parauti 3. Chachar 4. Aanjar
xii. Will you put light on the twelve ordinances, ( popularly called, Dastural Amal) introduced by Jahangir.
xiii. How “Mehr-un-Nisa” became ‘Noor Jahan’ and Chief Queen of Jahangir.
xiv. Shah Jahan’s reign is specially known for unique development in the art of architecture. Name & explain the five (5) important buildings made by Shah Jahan.
xv. What is meant by the “Doctrine of Lapse” adopted by Lord Dalhousi?

Q.2. “India was a congeries of states at the beginning of 16th century and likely to be an easy prey of an invader with strength and will”. Explain.

Q.3. “Sher Shah was the first king of Medieval India to found an empire broadly based upon the people’s will”. How he is regarded as pioneer of Akbar?

Q.4. What was the Mughal Legacy in the Sub-Continent.

Q.5. Discuss the character and achievements of Aurangzed Alamgir.

PART-II


Q.6. “18th century was a long period of screening test in which the English finally distinguished themselves”. Comment.

Q.7. Discuss the causes and result of the First Anglo Afghan War.

Q.8. Make a critical survey of the reign of Lord Hastings.

Q.9. “East India Company’s rule was a mixed blessing”. How?

Q.10. “The British themselves were responsible for the great rebellion of 1857”. Elucidate.

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Post Indian History P-II Paper 2003

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COMPETATIVE EXAMINATION FOR THE POST(s) OF SECTION OFFICERS B-17

INDIAN HISTROY PERIOD-II
Marks: 150 May 26,2003 Time: 3 Hours
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NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. Selecting at least TWO from each section. All questions carry equal marks.

SECTION-A

Q.1. According to Lane Poole “ He (Babur) is the link between Central Asia and India, between Timur and Akbar”. Discuss.

Q.2. Write a brief account of Humayun’s exile towards Persia in view of its causes and consequences.

Q.3. Sher Shah had a great sense of Justice. He used to say, “ Justice is the most excellent of religious rites and it is approved alike by the kings of infidels and the faithful”. Elucidate.

Q.4. How far Akbar is rightly called “Akbar the Great”? Discuss.

Q.5. “ Aurangzed was undoubtedly one of the greatest rulers of Indo-Pakistan. As a General, as an Ideal Ruler, as a simple and pious man, as an impartial Judge and a well-wisher of his subjects”. Enumerate.

SECTION-B


Q.6. Elucidate the efforts made by the Shah Walliullah for saving and strengthening the Muslim rule and society in India.

Q.7. “Mysore State was a symbol of the resistance against British Imperialism”. Discuss.

Q.8. What were the causes and impact of the Anglo-French rivalry in Indian Sub-Subcontinent?

Q.9. Make a critical survey of the reign of Lord Wellesley.

Q.10. What circumstances led to the lost of War of Independence by the Indians in 1857?

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Post Indian Histroy P-II Paper,2002

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COMPETATIVE EXAMINATION FOR THE POST(s) OF ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE OFFICERS B-17

INDIAN HISTROY PERIOD-II
Marks: 150 January 30, 2002 Time: 3 Hours
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NOTE: Do any FIVE questions, at least TWO from each section. All questions carry equal marks.

SECTION-I


Q.1. How did Hamayun lose and regain the Mughal Empire?

Q.2. What do you know about Sher Shah Suri as a state maker and a nation builder?

Q.3. “Jahangir was sandwiched between Akbar the Great and Shah Jahan the Magnificient”. Do you agree?

Q.4. Discuss the Character and Achievements of Aurangzed Alamgir.

Q.5. Critically examine the religious policy of the Great Mughals.

SECTION-II


Q.6. “Mysore State was a symbol of the resistance against British Imperialism”. Explain.

Q.7. “Third Battle of Paniput was more important for English Conquest than even the battles of Plassey and Buxer.”

Q.8. Make a critical survey of the reign of Lord Hastings.

Q.9. “ East India Company’s rule was a mixed blessing”. How.

Q.10. Why did the Great Rebellion of 1857 fail?

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COMPETATIVE EXAMINATION FOR THE POST(s) OF SECTION OFFICERS B-17

INDIAN HISTROY PERIOD-II
Marks: 150 July 14,2001 Time: 3 Hours
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NOTE: Do any FIVE questions. Two at least from each section. All questions carry equal marks.

SECTION-A

Q.1. Discuss Babur as a General and as a Statesman.

Q.2. “Neither Babur nor Akbar but Sher Shah was the founder of Mughal Empire”. Do you agree?

Q.3. Akbar means “Great”. Was he great only in name or in face also.

Q.4. What was the Mughal Legacy in Indo-Pakistan?

Q.5 Discuss the causes of Mughal downfall under two heads:
(i) Internal
(ii) External

SECTION-B


Q.6. How did the English oust the French from the struggle for supremacy in Indo-Pakistan?

Q.7. Discuss the character and achievements of Robert Clive.

Q.8. Make a critical study of the reign of Lord Wallesly.

Q.9. “Lord William Bentinch never forgot that the end of the government is the welfare of the governed”. Explain.

Q.10. “The British themselves were responsible for the great rebellion of 1857”. Elucidate.

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Marks: 150 July 29,2000 Time: 3 Hours
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SECTION-I

Q.1. “He trembled through life and he trembled out of it”. Is it a correct estimate of Hamayun?

Q.2. How was the Suri interlude a source of weakness and strength for Mughals?

Q.3. What was Din-i-Ilahi? Why couldn’t it make any headway in India?

Q.4. Bring out the main features of the Reign of Jahangir.

Q.5. Describe the conquest of Deccan by the Mughals and analyze its effects.

SECTION-II


Q.6. What was the significance of the Battle of Plassey and the Battle of Mandiwash in the process of British Conquest of India?

Q.7. Account for the Rise and fall of the State of Mysore.

Q.8. Discuss the causes and results of the first Anglo Afghan War.

Q.9. Examine the reforms introduced by Lord William Bentinch.

Q.10. How were the British able to put down the Great Rebellion of 1857 and with what results?

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Sir Kindly mention the topics of Indian history Period-II...
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Hello xeric brother, how are you, I am Dr.Anjum, I want to discuss my optionals for upcoming combined competitive exam for Ac/SO
Sir my question is which optional subjects I should opt?

I am thinking to go with public administration, physiology amd indian history 2

What your suggestions, I have sociology in my mind, hows's indian history trned in pcs? Scoring????? What about islamic history 1 which I think contains life of Holy Prophet and four caliphs.......

Please elucidate the pons and cons of the subjexts mentioned or any other subject you would like to suggest me to opt.... what were your optionals and please suggest me books for pcs exams
For pak affairs
Islamiat and General Knowledge?

In languages paper I will go with urdu, which book I should study?? If you can send me your contact number or facebook id?? At my email I will ne thankfull. Anjumzia24@gmail.com
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Anyone please share ethics and psychology paper 2013 PCS
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