World History in General Studies Mains
World History is a newly added section for UPSC Civil Services Mains. But, interestingly, only events from the 18th century is included in the syllabus for GS Paper ie. events from and around AD 1700. A thorough understanding of world history will help candidates not only in GS Paper 1 but also for International Affairs.
World History in General Studies Mains. World History will include events from 18th century such as:
- Industrial revolution
- World wars
- Redraw of national boundaries
- Political philosophies such that capitalism, socialism, communism, etc. – their forms and consequences on society.
- Lectures 7
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 20 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 22
- Assessments Yes