Ancient Indian History through Mindmaps

This mindmap course helps you in learning or revising ancient Indian history topics 10X faster and better!

Who is this course for
  • UPSC, State PSC, and other competitive exam aspirants who have this subject in their syllabus
  • General readers who wish to learn this subject in a short amount of time

Features of this course
  • In-depth but easy to learn/revise through interactive & hierarchical mindmaps
  • Remember concepts for long-term
  • Add your own notes
  • Linkage with current affairs gives you updated info right away
  • Adhered to syllabus & previous year question patterns

Referred Sources
General Studies
  • Polity – Laxmikanth, DD Basu, Internet.
  • Economy – Ramesh Singh, Internet.
  • Art & Culture – Spectrum, Internet.
  • Geography – NIOS, NCERT, Internet.
  • Environment – NIOS, Shankar, Internet.
  • Ancient India – R.S. Sharma (old NCERT), Internet.
  • Medieval India – Satish Chandra, Internet.
  • Modern India – Bipan Chandra, Internet.
  • Post-independent India – Bipan Chandra, Internet.
  • World History – Tamil Nadu Board book, Internet.
  • International Relations – Internet.
  • Ethics – Lexicon, Internet.
  • Indian Society & Social Justice – NCERT, Internet.
  • Internal Security – News & research papers.
  • Disaster – News & research papers.
  • Governance – Internet.
  • Science & Technology – News sources.

Political Science (Optional)
  • IGNOU MA Notes
  • Political Theory by O P Gauba
  • Global Politics by Andrew Heywoods
  • VP Verma – Modern Indian political thoughts
  • etc

Anthropology (Optional)

Paper 1:

  • Physical Anthropology – P Nath
  • Anthropology Simplified- Vivek Bhasme
  • Anthropology – Ember and Ember
  • epg pathashala
  • ignou M.A Anthropology


  • ignou M.A Anthropology
  • epg pathashala
  • January 2014 edition of Yojana- Tribal and Marginalized Communities
  • The Tribal Culture of India – LP Vidyarthi
  • Tribal India – Nadeem Hasnain
  • Indian Anthropology -Nadeem Hasnain
  • Anthropology Simplified – Vivek Bhasme

Geography (Optional)
  1. Savindra Singh’s Geomorphology
  2. Savindra Singh’s Physical Geography
  3. Savindra Singh’s Climatology
  4. Savindra Singh’s Oceanography
  5. D.R khullar
  6. Majid Hussain
  7. Geographical thought by R. D Dikshit
  8. Internet

Sociology (Optional)
  • Haralambos and Holborn (blue & orange )
  • IGNOU Material
  • Seeing sociology in everyday life by J.J.Macionis
  • Sociological theory – George Ritzer
  • Oxford Dictionary of Sociology
  • Research papers from the internet

Public Adminstration (Optional)

Booklist for Paper 1:

  • Mohit Bhattacharya: New Horizon of public administration
  • Administrative Thinkers by Prasad & Prasad
  • Comparative public administration: R.K Arora
  • Public administration by M. Laxmikanth
  • Public administration paper 1 by RB Aribam

Booklist for Paper – 2:

  • Indian public administration by Ramesh K Arora & Rajni Goyal
  • Public administration paper 2 by RB Aribam
  • Government reports (2nd ARC, Punchi Commission reports, NITI aayog recommendations )
  • Newspapers editorials



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aakash (@aakash5493)
2 years ago

most simplified content…thank you ias express

Pooja gautam
Pooja gautam (@pooja-gautam)
1 year ago

What is the meaning of 1ly PWG

om (@patilom60gmail-com)
1 year ago

Which book u have referred for ancient history to make mind maps??

Vivek (@vmishra620gmail-com)
1 year ago

can we edit these maps and add/remove nodes as per our requirements ?

Thamizh (@vigneshbaby2725gmail-com)
1 year ago

How can I access this app in pc

irfan ahmad
irfan ahmad (@irfanahmad)
1 year ago

superb content… extremely crisp!

Babai (@bmukherjee262gmail-com)
1 year ago

very helpful for exam perspective…but I think the history items and facts should have been more elaborated..that’s my request to you to further update the topics..thanks for your outstanding effort

Babai (@bmukherjee262gmail-com)
1 year ago
Reply to  Santhosh Kumar

I think more factual informations could have been included in ancient,medieval and modern history parts….this will definitely make it a compact one for detailed preparation..thanks

Babai (@bmukherjee262gmail-com)
1 year ago
Reply to  Santhosh Kumar

As for example- 1. more information and facts regarding the dynasties of ancient India and the successive rulers , policy of imp rulers and their historical importance(in brief form),mention contemporary rulcers in short note so that linkage could be identified simultaneously,ancient literature and associated poets of different era 2. In medieval history more information regarding sultans of delhi sultanate can be added,associated literature,info about deccan sultante has not mentioned,more info regarding mughal rulers(ex. akbar’s conquest policy) etc 3. in modern india part provisions of various reforms,facts regarding the movements,treaties(in crisp form) could have been added…a separate column for the all… Read more »

Durgesh Pandey
Durgesh Pandey
1 year ago

बहुत सराहनीय प्रयास है सर आपका हम सभी छात्र आपके आभारी हैं लेकिन सर ऐसा प्रयास आप हिंदी माध्यम के विद्यार्थियों के लिए करें तो निसंदेह उनको बहुत बड़ी लीड मिलेगी
बहुत-बहुत धन्यवाद सर आपका

Vishali (@visha)
1 year ago
Reply to  Santhosh Kumar

Yes, he is trying to convey that its a great initiative by IE for helping the aspirants but requesting the same for Hindi medium aspirants as well.

sundar lal
sundar lal (@sundarkumawat9gmail-com)
1 year ago

I have no words for your hard work. You made really amazing mindmap notes in world. thanks so much, god bless you. My best wishes always with you. One day you will become very popular. Thanks again

Alok (@alok-tissgmail-com)
1 year ago

Is pdf available ?

Kartikey Mishra
Kartikey Mishra (@kakecalyxo)
1 year ago

i feel confident now that i can do this exam due to clarity of content and fluid delivery of the same

Uday (@udayedu)
1 year ago


Anjali (@anjali)
7 months ago

sir notes tagged to nodes- only half part is visible. how to view them fully?
ex: i am not able to view rakhigarhi notes fully in ivc

Lahari Reddy
Lahari Reddy (@laharireddy)
7 months ago

Where is Jainism and buddhism

2 months ago

Contact number please

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