CUET UG History Syllabus 2023 CUET History Test Series 2023 –

CUET UG History Syllabus 2023 –
There will be one question paper on History subject in
Unit I: The Story of the First Cities Harappan Archaeology
*Broad overview: Early urban centres.
Story of discovery: Harappan civilization.
Excerpt: Archaeological report on a major site.
 Discussion: How it has been utilized by archaeologists/
Unit II: Political and Economic History: The narrative function
of Inscriptions
 Broad overview: Political and economic history from the
Mauryan through the Gupta periods in India.
 Story of discovery: Inscriptions and the decipherment of the
script comprise the discovery narrative. Changing
perspectives on political and economic history.
 Excerpt: Ashokan inscription and Gupta period grant of land.
 Discussion: Discussion over historians’ interpretation of
Unit III: Mahabharata-based Social History
 Broad overview: A survey of social history topics, including
caste, class, kinship, and gender.
 Story of discovery: The transmission and printing of the
Mahabharata constitute the discovery’s history.
 Excerpt: This excerpt from the Mahabharata demonstrates its
use by historians.
Unit IV: Buddhist History: Sanchi Stupa
 Broad overview:
 (a) A quick outline of the religious histories of the Vedic
religion, Jainism, Vaishnavism, and Saivism.
 (b) Concentrate on Buddhism.
 Story of discovery: The discovery of the Sanchi stupa.

Discussion: How the photographs of 1857 influenced British
perceptions of the events.
Unit XII: Colonialism and Indian Towns: Town Plans and
Municipal Reports
 General Overview: In the 18th and 19th centuries, Mumbai,
Chennai, hill stations, and cantonments expanded.
 Excerpts: Photographs and works of art Plans of urban areas
From town plan report excerpts Focus on the urban planning
of Kolkata
 Discussion: How the aforementioned materials can be
utilized to reconstruct the history of cities? What these
sources fail to disclose.
Unit XIII: Mahatma Gandhi in Contemporary Perspective
 Broad Overview:
 (a) The nationalist movement from 1918 to 1948
 (b) The character of Gandhian politics and leadership.
 Focus: Mahatma Gandhi in 1931 is the focus.
 Excerpts: Reports from English and Indian newspapers and
other contemporary works are included.
 Discussion: How newspapers can be a source of historical
Unit XIV: Partition as Reported by Oral Sources
 Broad Overview:
 (a) The history of the 1940s
 (b) Nationalism, Communism, and Partition.
 Focus: Punjab and Bengal.
 Excerpts: Oral testimonials of individuals who experienced
 Discussion: Discussion of how these have been analysed to
reconstruct the event’s history.
Unit XV: The Constitution’s Formation
 Broad Overview:
 (a) Independence and the new nation-state
 (b) The Constitution’s creation. Focus: Constitutional
Assembly deliberations
 Focus: The following are excerpts from the debates.
 Excerpts: What such debates convey

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