NTA NET Archaeology 2019 Syllabus Changes: Topics Added & Deleted

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Topics Added in NTA NET Archaeology in 2019 Syllabus

Topics Added in NTA NET Archaeology in 2019 Syllabus
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Definition, Aims, Scope and Ethics of ArchaeologyNew 2019
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)History and Growth of ArchaeologyNew 2019
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)History of Indian Archaeology.New 2019
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Relationship of Archaeology With Social and Natural SciencesNew 2019
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Retrieval of Archaeological DataTechniques of Explorations and Excavations (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Retrieval of Archaeological DataRandom and Systematic Prospections (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Retrieval of Archaeological DataSubsurface Investigations Using Modern Techniques (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Recording and DocumentationNew 2019
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Type and Nature of Archaeological DataNew 2019
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Methods of Artefact AnalysisCategorization (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Methods of Artefact AnalysisClassification (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Methods of Artefact AnalysisCharacterization (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Methods of Interpretation and Related IssuesTraditional (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Methods of Interpretation and Related IssuesProcessual (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Methods of Interpretation and Related IssuesPost-Processual Approaches (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Application of Sociological and Anthropological ModelsEthnography (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Application of Sociological and Anthropological ModelsExperimental Replication Studies (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Preparation of Archaeological ReportsNew 2019
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Conservation and Preservation of Archaeological Remains/SitesAims and Methods (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Conservation and Preservation of Archaeological Remains/SitesAntiquarian Laws (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Relative DatingCultural Stratigraphy (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Relative DatingBiostratigraphy (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Relative DatingTypology (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Relative DatingFluorine Test (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Relative DatingNitrogen and Phosphate Analysis (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Relative DatingSoil Analysis (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Chronology and DatingNew 2019
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Chronometric MethodsESR Dating (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Chronometric MethodsObsidian Hydration (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Chronometric MethodsCosmogenic Nuclides Method of Dating (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Chronometric MethodsCarbon 14 (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Chronometric MethodsPotassium Argon (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Chronometric MethodsFission Track (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Chronometric MethodsLuminescence Dating (TL and OSL) (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Chronometric MethodsDendrochronology (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Chronometric MethodsPalaeomagnetic Dating (New 2019)
Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)Chronometric MethodsVarve Clay Analysis (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Prehistoric BeginningGeological (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Prehistoric BeginningBiological and Cultural Dimensions of Humans (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Human Origin and Geological Time ScaleMiocene (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Human Origin and Geological Time ScalePliocene (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Human Origin and Geological Time ScaleQuaternary Periods (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Human Origin and Geological Time ScalePlio-Pleistocene Boundary (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Human Origin and Geological Time ScalePaleo Magnetic Records (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Quaternary PeriodPleistocene (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Quaternary PeriodHolocene (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Marine Isotopic Stages (MIS)New 2019
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Biostratigraphy of The PleistocenePleistocene Flora and Fauna (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Main Stages of Human Evolution and Important Fossil RecordsHominin Ancestors of The Late Miocene (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Pliocene and The PleistocenePre-Austral Piths (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Pliocene and The PleistoceneAustralopiths (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Pliocene and The PleistoceneHomo (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Hypotheses On Modern Human DispersalNew 2019
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Cultural BackdropThe Oldowan (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Cultural BackdropAcheulian (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Cultural BackdropFlake and Blade Based Industries of The Stone Age (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Paleolithic Cultural DevelopmentChina (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Paleolithic Cultural DevelopmentAfrica (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Paleolithic Cultural DevelopmentEurope (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Paleolithic Cultural DevelopmentSouth - East Asia (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Early Stone Age of AfricaNew 2019
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Middle Stone Age of AfricaNew 2019
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Late Stone Age of AfricaNew 2019
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Lower Paleolithic of Europe and West AsiaNew 2019
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Middle Paleolithic of Europe and West AsiaNew 2019
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Upper Paleolithic of Europe and West AsiaNew 2019
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Paleolithic Cultural Developments in ChinaNew 2019
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Paleolithic Cultural Developments in South East AsiaNew 2019
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Prehistoric ArtAntiquity (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Prehistoric ArtSignificance (New 2019)
Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)Prehistoric ArtDistribution (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Geo-Chronology and Stone AgeSohan Valley and The Potwar Plateau Sites in The Sivalik Hills (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Geo-Chronology and Stone AgeDidwana Dune 16r in Rajasthan (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Geo-Chronology and Stone AgeAttirampakkam in Tamilnadu and Jwalapuram (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Geo-Chronology and Stone AgeBelan and The Son Valley Sites (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Geo-Chronology and Stone AgeSites in The Kortlayar Valley (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Lower Paleolithic CultureTool Types and Lithic Technology (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Lower Paleolithic CultureSohan Industry and Its Antiquity (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Acheulian IndustrySites in The Narmada and The Sabarmati Valleys (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Acheulian IndustryBelan and The Son Valley Sites (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Acheulian IndustrySites in The Hunsgi and Baichabal Valleys (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Acheulian IndustrySites in The Krishna and The Godavari Valleys (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Acheulian IndustrySites in The Kortlayar Valley (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Acheulian IndustryPlayas of Rajasthan (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Middle Palaeolithic Culture and Geographical SpreadNew 2019
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Tool Types and Lithic Technology of The Middle PalaeolithicPrepared Core Techniques (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Tool Types and Lithic Technology of The Middle PalaeolithicLevallois Technique (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Tool Types and Lithic Technologies of The Upper PalaeolithicBlade and Bone Implements (New 2019)
Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)Tool Types and Lithic Technologies of The Upper PalaeolithicGeographic Distribution and Major Sites (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Mesolithic in EuropeNew 2019
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Epi-Paleolithic Developments in West AsiaNew 2019
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Neolithic Stage in West Asia and ChinaNew 2019
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Mesolithic Culture of The Indian SubcontinentCharacteristic Features (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Mesolithic Culture of The Indian SubcontinentTool Types and Micro-Blade Technology (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Mesolithic Culture of The Indian SubcontinentRegional Variations in Tool Assemblages (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Mesolithic Culture of The Indian SubcontinentEvidence of Incipient Stages of Food Production (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Patterns of Ecological Adaptation and DistributionSites in The Alluvial Plains (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Patterns of Ecological Adaptation and DistributionSites in The Horseshoe Lakes (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Patterns of Ecological Adaptation and DistributionSites in The Coastal Sites (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Patterns of Ecological Adaptation and DistributionSites in The Sand-Dune Sites (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Patterns of Ecological Adaptation and DistributionSites in The Plateaus (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Patterns of Ecological Adaptation and DistributionRock-Shelter Sites (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Early Farming Communities of Baluchistan and KashmirNew 2019
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Neolithic Culture in The Central Ganga and Vindhyan RegionKoldihwa, Mahagara, Lahuradewa (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Eastern Neolithic SitesChirand, Chechar Senuwar, Kuchai, and Baidyapur (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Neolithic Culture of The North-Eastern RegionSarutaru, Selbalgiri, Daojali Hading, Marakdola (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Neolithic Cultural Development in The Southern Peninsular IndiaSanganakallu, Pikhlihal, Uttnur (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Neolithic Cultural Development in The Southern Peninsular IndiaKodekal, Teklakota, Hallur (New 2019)
Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)Neolithic Cultural Development in The Southern Peninsular IndiaNagarjunakonda and Ash-Mound Sites (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Formative Stages of The Harappa CultureEmergence of Village Farming (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Formative Stages of The Harappa CultureChalcolithic Settlements (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Formative Stages of The Harappa CultureBeginning of Regional Cultures in The North and North-Western India (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Formative Stages of The Harappa CultureBeginning of Regional Cultures in Pakistan (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Contemporary Developments in The Gagghar-Saraswati SystemNew 2019
Harappa Culture (NEW)Contemporary Development in GujaratNew 2019
Harappa Culture (NEW)Emergence of The Urban Harappan Cultural EthosNew 2019
Harappa Culture (NEW)Geographical Distribution and Settlement PatternsNew 2019
Harappa Culture (NEW)Town Planning and ArchitectureNew 2019
Harappa Culture (NEW)Economic ProductionUrban-Rural Dichotomy (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Economic ProductionAgriculture and Craft Production (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Trade and SubsistenceNew 2019
Harappa Culture (NEW)Standardisation of CraftNew 2019
Harappa Culture (NEW)Harappan ScriptNew 2019
Harappa Culture (NEW)Evidence of Overseas ContactsNew 2019
Harappa Culture (NEW)Concepts of Sorath and Sindhi Harappans in GujaratNew 2019
Harappa Culture (NEW)Art and Evidence of Religious BeliefsNew 2019
Harappa Culture (NEW)Socio - Political OrganizationNew 2019
Harappa Culture (NEW)Important Excavated SitesMohenjo-Daro (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Important Excavated SitesHarappa (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Important Excavated SitesKalibangan (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Important Excavated SitesLothal (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Important Excavated SitesDholavira (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Important Excavated SitesSurkotada (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Important Excavated SitesBanawali (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Important Excavated SitesRakhigarhi (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Important Excavated SitesBagasra (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Important Excavated SitesRojdi (New 2019)
Harappa Culture (NEW)Important Excavated SitesRangpur (New 2019)
Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)Decline of The Urban HarappanCauses of Decline (New 2019)
Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)Decline of The Urban HarappanDifferent Theories On Decline (New 2019)
Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)Post-Urban PhaseEvidence From The Indus Valley (New 2019)
Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)Post-Urban PhaseEvidence From Gagghar-Saraswati System and From Gujarat (New 2019)
Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)Chalcolithic CulturesCopper Hoard and Ochre Coloured Pottery (New 2019)
Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)Chalcolithic CulturesChalcolithic Cultural Remains in The Ganga Plain (New 2019)
Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)Chalcolithic CulturesBanas/Ahar Cultural Developments in Southern Rajasthan (New 2019)
Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)Chalcolithic CulturesKayatha Assemblage of Madhya Pradesh (New 2019)
Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)Chalcolithic CulturesMalwa Culture of The Narmada Valley (New 2019)
Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)Chalcolithic CulturesDeccan Region (Savalda, Malwa, Jorwe Cultures) (New 2019)
Iron Age (NEW)Growth of New Urban CentresNew 2019
Iron Age (NEW)Antiquity of Iron in IndiaMalhar (New 2019)
Iron Age (NEW)Antiquity of Iron in IndiaDadupur (New 2019)
Iron Age (NEW)Antiquity of Iron in IndiaRaja Nal-Ka-Tila (New 2019)
Iron Age (NEW)Antiquity of Iron in IndiaHallur (New 2019)
Iron Age (NEW)Antiquity of Iron in IndiaKumaranahalli (New 2019)
Iron Age (NEW)Antiquity of Iron in IndiaKodumanal (New 2019)
Iron Age (NEW)Painted Grey Ware CultureNew 2019
Iron Age (NEW)Northern Black Polished Ware CultureNew 2019
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Megalithic CulturesGeographical Spread (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Megalithic CulturesTypology (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Megalithic CulturesChronological Contexts (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Megalithic CulturesCultural Artefacts and Authors (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Beginning of Early Historic PeriodNew 2019
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Emergence of Urban Centres in The Ganga ValleyNew 2019
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Multiple Modes of Economic ProductionNew 2019
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Expansion of Trade and Development of Trade RoutesNew 2019
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Maritime TradeNew 2019
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Emergence of New Urban CentresRaj Ghat (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Emergence of New Urban CentresUjjain (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Emergence of New Urban CentresVaisali (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Emergence of New Urban CentresTaxila (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Emergence of New Urban CentresMathura (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Emergence of New Urban CentresSravasti (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Emergence of New Urban CentresKaushambi (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Emergence of New Urban CentresSishupalgarh (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Important Sites of Historical PeriodSringverapur (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Important Sites of Historical PeriodKhairadih (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Important Sites of Historical PeriodSatanikota (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Important Sites of Historical PeriodChandraketugarh (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Important Sites of Historical PeriodNasik (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Important Sites of Historical PeriodArikamedu (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Important Sites of Historical PeriodAdam (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Important Sites of Historical PeriodAhichhatra (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Important Sites of Historical PeriodAtiranjikhera (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Important Sites of Historical PeriodHasthinapur (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Important Sites of Historical PeriodNagarjunakonda (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Important Sites of Historical PeriodKodumanal (New 2019)
Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)Important Sites of Historical PeriodPattanam (New 2019)
Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)Structural StupasOrigin and Development: North Indian Stupas (New 2019)
Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)Structural StupasOrigin and Development: South Indian Stupas (New 2019)
Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)Development of Rock - Cut ArchitectureBuddhist (New 2019)
Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)Development of Rock - Cut ArchitectureJain (New 2019)
Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)Development of Rock - Cut ArchitectureBrahmanical (New 2019)
Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)Temple ArchitectureOrigin and Development of Temples (New 2019)
Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)Temple ArchitectureMain Features of The Temple Architecture (New 2019)
Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)Temple ArchitectureNagar, Vesara and Dravid Styles (New 2019)
Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)Temple ArchitectureBhumija Temples (New 2019)
Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)Temple ArchitectureGupta Temples (New 2019)
Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)Temple ArchitectureChalukyan Temples (New 2019)
Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)Temple ArchitecturePallava Temples (New 2019)
Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)Temple ArchitectureRashtrakuta Temples (New 2019)
Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)Regional StylesKhajuraho Temples (New 2019)
Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)Regional StylesOdisha and Chola Temples (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)Sculptural ArtStone and Bronze (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)Sculptural ArtAntiquity and Development (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)Sculptural ArtMauryan Pillar Capitals (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)Sculptural ArtEarly Yaksha-Yakshi Images (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)Sculptural ArtShunga (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)Sculptural ArtWestern Kshatrapa (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)Sculptural ArtSatvahana Sculptures (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)Kaushana SculpturesMathura and Gandhara Schools (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)Gupta SculpturesSarnath School (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)Gupta SculpturesSculptures of Chalukyas, Pallava (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)Gupta SculpturesPalas (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)Gupta SculpturesChola and Chandellas (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)Gupta SculpturesHoysala Sculptures (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)IconographyBrahma (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)IconographyVishnu (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)IconographyShiva (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)IconographyKartikeya (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)IconographyGanesha (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)IconographySurya, Shakti (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)IconographyTirthankara (Rishabh Dev, Parshvanath and Mahavira) (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)IconographyBuddha, Bodhisattva and Tara (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)Terracotta ArtMauryan To The Gupta Period (New 2019)
Art and Iconography (NEW)Rock-Cut Cave PaintingsAjanta, Bagh and Sittanavasal (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Epigraphy As A Source of Indian HistoryNew 2019
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Origin and Antiquity of Writing in IndiaNew 2019
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Origin of Brahmi and Kharasthi ScriptsNew 2019
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsAsokan Edicts (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsRock Edicts X, XII, XIII (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsLumbini Inscriptions of Asoka (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsMinar Rock Edict of Bairat (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsBesnagar Garud Pillar Inscription (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsHathigumpha Inscription of Kharvela (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsUshavadata Inscription in Nasik Cave 10 (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsNasik Cave Iii Inscription of Vasishtaputra Pulmavi Year 19 (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsJunagarh Inscription of Rudradaman (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsSwat Relic Casket Inscription (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsSarnath Buddha Image Inscription of The Time of Kanishka I (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsLucknow Museum Jain Image Inscription of The Time of Huvishka (126 AD) (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsAllahabad Pillar Inscription of Samudragupta (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsAihole Pillar Inscription of Pulakesin II (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsGwalior Inscription of Mihira Bhoja (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsBhitri Inscription of Skandagupta (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsKhalimpur Copper Plate of Dharmpala (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsSanjan Copper Plate of Amoghavarsha (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsMandsor Inscription of Yeshovaran (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsTharsapalli Copper Plates (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsTruvalangad Copper Plates of Rajendra Chola Year 6 (New 2019)
Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)Study of Selected InscriptionsSangli Copper Plate of Govinda IV (New 2019)
Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)Origin and Antiquity of Coinage in IndiaNew 2019
Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)Techniques of Manufacturing CoinsSilver, Copper, Gold and Alloys (New 2019)
Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)Important CoinsPunch - Marked Coins (New 2019)
Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)Important CoinsInscribed and Uninscribed Caste Coins (New 2019)
Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)Important CoinsJanpada and Tribal Coins (New 2019)
Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)Important CoinsIndo - Greek Coinage (New 2019)
Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)Important CoinsSaka-Kashtrapa (New 2019)
Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)Important CoinsKushana and Satavahana Coinage (New 2019)
Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)Important CoinsCoins of The Gupta Dynasty (New 2019)
Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)Important CoinsRoman Coins (New 2019)
Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)Important CoinsEarly Medieval Indian Coinage (New 2019)
Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)Role and CharacteristicsResearch (New 2019)
Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)Role and CharacteristicsResearch Ethics (New 2019)
Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)Role and CharacteristicsMethods of Research (New 2019)
Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)Case Studies and Field InvestigationsNew 2019
Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)Hypothesis Formulation and Research DesignNew 2019
Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)Data Collection and Processing(ICT) in Archaeological Research (New 2019)
Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)Data Collection and ProcessingPrimary and Secondary Sources (New 2019)
Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)Data Collection and ProcessingMethods of Systematic Referencing (New 2019)
Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)Data Collection and ProcessingSystematic Presentation of Data and Results (New 2019)

Old Topics from NTA NET Archaeology in 2019 Syllabus

Old Topics from NTA NET Archaeology in 2019 Syllabus
Introduction to ArchaeologyNoneNone
History and Growth of ArchaeologyNoneNone
History of Indian Archaeology.NoneNone
Relationship of Archaeology with Social and Natural SciencesNoneNone
Techniques of Explorations and ExcavationsNoneNone
Aims and Methods of Conservation and preservationNoneNone
Recording and Preparation of ReportsNoneNone
Chronology and DatingNoneNone
RelativeNoneNone
StratigraphyNoneNone
TypologyNoneNone
AbsoluteNoneNone
Carbon 14NoneNone
Potassium ArgonNoneNone
Fission TrackNoneNone
ThermoluminescenceNoneNone
DendrochronologyNoneNone
Pollen analysisNoneNone
Varve clay analysis.NoneNone
Flourine testNoneNone
Nitrogen and phosphate analysisNoneNone
Soil analysisNoneNone
Methods of Objective InterpretationsEthno - archaeologyNone
Methods of Objective InterpretationsExperimental archaeologyNone
Methods of Objective InterpretationsApplication of new archaeological methods in IndiaNone
Geological Biological and Cultural Dimension of ManNoneNone
Quaternary PeriodPleistoceneNone
Quaternary PeriodHoloceneNone
Environment and Climatic Changes.NoneNone
Pleistocene Flora and FaunaNoneNone
Main Stages of Human Evolution and important fossil recordsNoneNone
Appearance of Stone Tools and Development of TechnologyNoneNone
Main Techniques and Tools of Stone AgeNoneNone
Methods of study of prehistoric remains.NoneNone
Hunting - Gathering StageNoneNone
Palaeolithic in AfricaEuropeNone
Palaeolithic in AfricaSouth - East AsiaNone
Mesolithic in Europe and West AsiaNoneNone
Palaeolithic and Mesolithic remains and important sitesNoneNone
Neolithic Stage in West AsiaNoneNone
Major Neolithic cultures and important sites of IndiaNoneNone
Pre and early Harappan Village Cultures of North and NW India.NoneNone
Harappa CultureNoneNone
Devaluation of Harappa CulturePunjabNone
Devaluation of Harappa CultureHaryanaNone
Devaluation of Harappa CultureRajasthanNone
Devaluation of Harappa CultureUttar PradeshNone
Devaluation of Harappa CultureGujaratNone
Chalcolithic village communitiesGujaratNone
Chalcolithic village communitiesRajasthanNone
Chalcolithic village communitiesMadhya PradeshNone
Chalcolithic village communitiesMaharashtraNone
Copper using cultures of Gangetic plainsNoneNone
Early occurrence of ironNoneNone
Painted grey wareNoneNone
Black slipped wareNoneNone
Megalithic culturesNoneNone
City sitesRaj GhatNone
City sitesUjjainNone
City sitesVaisaliNone
City sitesTaxilaNone
City sitesMathuraNone
City sitesSravastiNone
City sitesKaushambiNone
City sitesSishupalgarhNone
Sites of historical periodSringverapurNone
Sites of historical periodKhairadihNone
Sites of historical periodSatanikotaNone
Sites of historical periodChandraketugarhNone
Sites of historical periodNasikNone
Sites of historical periodArikameduNone
Sites of historical periodAdamNone
Architecture of Structural StupasNorthNone
Architecture of Structural StupasSouth IndiaNone
Rock - cut ArchitectureMonastriesNone
Rock - cut ArchitectureShrinesNone
Main styles of templesOrigin and development of templesNone
Main styles of templesMain features and examples of NagarNone
Main styles of templesVesara and Dravid stylesNone
Main Styles of Sculptural ArtMauryanNone
Main Styles of Sculptural ArtSungaNone
Main Styles of Sculptural ArtKushanaNone
Main Styles of Sculptural ArtGuptaNone
Main Styles of Sculptural ArtSatvahanaNone
Main Styles of Sculptural ArtChalukyaNone
Main Styles of Sculptural ArtPallava and Chola periodsNone
Origin and antiquity of coinage in IndiaNoneNone
Techniques of manufacturing coinsNoneNone
Important CoinsPunch - marked coinsNone
Important CoinsInscribed and uninscribed caste coinsNone
Important CoinsPrincipal types of Indo - Greek coinageNone
Important CoinsSaka and Kushan coinageNone
Important CoinsPrincipal types of Gupta Gold coinageNone
Important CoinsBrief account of pre - Islamic Medieval Indian coinageNone
Origin and antiquity of writing in IndiaNoneNone
Origin of Brahmi and Kharasthi scriptsNoneNone
Study of some select inscriptions - Ashokan edictsNoneNone
Besnagar Garuda pillar inscriptionNoneNone
Hathigumpha inscription of KharvelaNoneNone
Junagarh inscription of RudradamanNoneNone
Allahabad pillar inscription of SamudraguptaNoneNone
Aihole pillar inscription of Pulakesin II and Gwalior inscription of Mihira BhojaNoneNone
Proposed area of researchNoneNone
Aims and objectivesNoneNone
Proposed methodologyNoneNone
Primary and secondary sourcesNoneNone
Review of previous researches in the proposed areaNoneNone
Likely contribution of the proposalNoneNone
Geo - Chronology and Stone Age Cultures of IndiaSohan ValleyNone
Geo - Chronology and Stone Age Cultures of IndiaBelan ValleyNone
Geo - Chronology and Stone Age Cultures of IndiaSon ValleyNone
Geo - Chronology and Stone Age Cultures of IndiaKortlayar ValleyNone
Palaeolithic Cultures of IndiaSohan and Acheulian traditionsNone
Palaeolithic Cultures of IndiaMiddle Palaeolithic culturesNone
Palaeolithic Cultures of IndiaUpper Palaeolithic culturesNone
Palaeolithic Cultures of IndiaHabitation tendencies of the Palaeolithic periodNone
Patterns of Mesolithic Cultures of IndiaNoneNone
Characteristic features of alluvial plainsNoneNone
Horse - shoe lakeNoneNone
Sand - duneNoneNone
Plateau and rock shelter sitesNoneNone
Neolithic Cultures of IndiaEarly farming communities of Baluchistan and KashmirNone
Neolithic Cultures of IndiaVindhya - Belan regionNone
Neolithic Cultures of IndiaKaimur Foot hills and Ganga plainsNone
Neolithic Cultures of IndiaChota Nagpur plateau and the North - EastNone
Neolithic Cultures of IndiaPastoral communities of Deccan and SouthNone
Pre - Harappan Cultures of India and Border LandsSalient featuresNone
Harappa CultureOriginNone
Harappa CultureGeographical Distribution and Settlement PatternsNone
Harappa CultureTown Planning and ArchitectureNone
Harappa CultureTrade - Hinterland and OverseasNone
Harappa CultureArts and CraftsNone
Harappa CultureMaterial EquipmentNone
Harappa CultureSubsistence PatternNone
Harappa CultureSocio - Political OrganizationNone
Harappa CultureReligion and AuthorshipNone
Harappa CultureImportant excavated sitesNone
Harappa CultureConcepts of Sorath and Sindhi Harappans in GujaratNone
Decline and Survival of Harappa CultureCauses of de - urbanizationNone
Decline and Survival of Harappa CultureLate Harappa cultures of PunjabNone
Decline and Survival of Harappa CultureHaryanaNone
Decline and Survival of Harappa CultureWestern Uttar PradeshNone
Decline and Survival of Harappa CultureGujaratNone
Other Copper using CulturesCopper Hoards and Ochre Coloured potteryNone
Other Copper using CulturesAharNone
Other Copper using CulturesKayathaNone
Other Copper using CulturesMalwa and Deccan Chalcolithic cultures,None
Other Copper using CulturesCultures of Gangetic PlainsNone
Historical UrbanizationNorthern Black polished Ware CultureNone
Historical UrbanizationExtentNone
Historical UrbanizationChronologyNone
Historical UrbanizationCultural traitsNone
Important City SitesRajghatNone
Important City SitesUjjainNone
Important City SitesVaishaliNone
Important City SitesTaxilaNone
Important City SitesMathuraNone
Important City SitesSravastiNone
Important City SitesKaushambiNone
Important City SitesSishupalgarhNone
Important City SitesSatanikotaNone
Growth of urban settlements during Kushan PeriodPlan and Expansion of SettlementsNone
Growth of urban settlements during Kushan PeriodGrowth of trade centresNone
Growth of urban settlements during Kushan PeriodMain features of material cultureNone
Excavated remains of Gupta and Early Medieval PeriodsNature of settlementsNone
Excavated remains of Gupta and Early Medieval PeriodsMain features of material cultureNone
ArchitectureNoneNone
Structural features of ancient fortified settlementsNoneNone
Origin and evolution of Stupa architectureSanchiNone
Origin and evolution of Stupa architectureBharhutNone
Origin and evolution of Stupa architectureAmaravati and Nagarjuna KondaNone
Development of Rock - cut ArchitectureChaityasNone
Development of Rock - cut ArchitectureViharasNone
Origin and evolution of templesGupta templesNone
Origin and evolution of templesChalukyan templesNone
Origin and evolution of templesPallava rathas and templesNone
Origin and evolution of templesTemples of Orissa and Chola templesNone
SculptureMauryan Capital figuresNone
SculptureEarly Yaksha StatueNone
SculptureSunga SculpturesNone
SculptureKaushana sculpturesNone
SculptureMathura and Gandhara schoolsNone
SculptureGupta SculpturesNone
SculptureSarnath SchoolNone
SculptureSculptures of ChalukyasNone
SculpturePallavasNone
SculpturePalasNone
SculptureChola and ChandellasNone
PaintingsNoneNone
EpigraphyNoneNone
Origin of Indian ScriptsNoneNone
Different theories Study of select EpigraphsNoneNone
Asokan EdictsNoneNone
Rock Edicts X, XII, XIIINoneNone
Lumbini inscriptions of AsokaNoneNone
Minar Rock Edict of Bairat, Besnagar Garud Pillar inscriptionNoneNone
Hathigumpha inscription of KharvelaNoneNone
Junagarh inscription of RudradamanNoneNone
Swat Relic casket inscriptionNoneNone
Lucknow Museum Jain Image Inscription (Huvishka-126 AD)NoneNone
Allahabad pillar inscription of SamudraguptaNoneNone
Aihole pillar inscription of Pulakesin IINoneNone
Gwalior inscriptions of Mihira BhojaNoneNone
Tanjavaur Inscription of Rajendra Chola and Sangli Copper Plate of Govinda IVNoneNone
NumismaticsNoneNone
Origin and antiquity of Coinage in Ancient IndiaNoneNone
Metal and techniques used for coinsNoneNone

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