The study of Indian history is important to those who want to understand the true nature of the past and also to those who seek to understand the nature of the obstacles that impede India's progress as a nation. The history of India starts with the existence of India itself as it located in the continent of Asia. India is a land of ancient civilizations. India's social, economic, and cultural configurations are the products of a long process of regional expansion. Indian history begins with the birth of the Indus Valley Civilization and the coming of the Aryans. Historians have usually divided Indian history into 'ancient', 'medieval' and 'modern'.
Indian History and culture are correlated and vast subjects. The Indian History and culture are considered as the significant part of both the Civil Services Preliminary Exam and the Main Examination. A substantial segment of the total questions asked in General Studies Paper I for UPSC exam come from Indian History that blended with culture. A judicious assortment of hard work and the right strategy will ease the history preparation. Here we follow the best strategy, how to study history for UPSC.