NTA NET Archaeology 2019 Syllabus Changes: Topics Added & Deleted

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Following is the list of changes in the 2019 syllabus. Note that we do not recommend that you leave the topics, which have not been mentioned in the new syllabus. These should also be covered although they may be given lower priority. Note that all the new 2019 topics (and also the old ones) are covered in our online course.

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Topics Added in NTA NET Archaeology in 2019 Syllabus

Topics Added in NTA NET Archaeology in 2019 Syllabus
Title: Topics Added in NTA NET Archaeology in 2019 Syllabus

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Definition, Aims, Scope and Ethics of Archaeology

New 2019

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

History and Growth of Archaeology

New 2019

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

History of Indian Archaeology.

New 2019

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Relationship of Archaeology With Social and Natural Sciences

New 2019

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Retrieval of Archaeological Data

Techniques of Explorations and Excavations (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Retrieval of Archaeological Data

Random and Systematic Prospections (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Retrieval of Archaeological Data

Subsurface Investigations Using Modern Techniques (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Recording and Documentation

New 2019

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Type and Nature of Archaeological Data

New 2019

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Methods of Artefact Analysis

Categorization (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Methods of Artefact Analysis

Classification (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Methods of Artefact Analysis

Characterization (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Methods of Interpretation and Related Issues

Traditional (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Methods of Interpretation and Related Issues

Processual (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Methods of Interpretation and Related Issues

Post-Processual Approaches (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Application of Sociological and Anthropological Models

Ethnography (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Application of Sociological and Anthropological Models

Experimental Replication Studies (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Preparation of Archaeological Reports

New 2019

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Conservation and Preservation of Archaeological Remains/Sites

Aims and Methods (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Conservation and Preservation of Archaeological Remains/Sites

Antiquarian Laws (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Relative Dating

Cultural Stratigraphy (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Relative Dating

Biostratigraphy (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Relative Dating

Typology (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Relative Dating

Fluorine Test (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Relative Dating

Nitrogen and Phosphate Analysis (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Relative Dating

Soil Analysis (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Chronology and Dating

New 2019

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Chronometric Methods

ESR Dating (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Chronometric Methods

Obsidian Hydration (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Chronometric Methods

Cosmogenic Nuclides Method of Dating (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Chronometric Methods

Carbon 14 (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Chronometric Methods

Potassium Argon (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Chronometric Methods

Fission Track (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Chronometric Methods

Luminescence Dating (TL and OSL) (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Chronometric Methods

Dendrochronology (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Chronometric Methods

Palaeomagnetic Dating (New 2019)

Introduction to Archaeology (NEW)

Chronometric Methods

Varve Clay Analysis (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Prehistoric Beginning

Geological (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Prehistoric Beginning

Biological and Cultural Dimensions of Humans (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Human Origin and Geological Time Scale

Miocene (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Human Origin and Geological Time Scale

Pliocene (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Human Origin and Geological Time Scale

Quaternary Periods (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Human Origin and Geological Time Scale

Plio-Pleistocene Boundary (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Human Origin and Geological Time Scale

Paleo Magnetic Records (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Quaternary Period

Pleistocene (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Quaternary Period

Holocene (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Marine Isotopic Stages (MIS)

New 2019

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Biostratigraphy of The Pleistocene

Pleistocene Flora and Fauna (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Main Stages of Human Evolution and Important Fossil Records

Hominin Ancestors of The Late Miocene (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Pliocene and The Pleistocene

Pre-Austral Piths (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Pliocene and The Pleistocene

Australopiths (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Pliocene and The Pleistocene

Homo (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Hypotheses On Modern Human Dispersal

New 2019

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Cultural Backdrop

The Oldowan (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Cultural Backdrop

Acheulian (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Cultural Backdrop

Flake and Blade Based Industries of The Stone Age (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Paleolithic Cultural Development

China (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Paleolithic Cultural Development

Africa (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Paleolithic Cultural Development

Europe (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Paleolithic Cultural Development

South - East Asia (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Early Stone Age of Africa

New 2019

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Middle Stone Age of Africa

New 2019

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Late Stone Age of Africa

New 2019

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Lower Paleolithic of Europe and West Asia

New 2019

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Middle Paleolithic of Europe and West Asia

New 2019

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Upper Paleolithic of Europe and West Asia

New 2019

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in China

New 2019

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in South East Asia

New 2019

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Prehistoric Art

Antiquity (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Prehistoric Art

Significance (New 2019)

Introduction to Prehistory (NEW)

Prehistoric Art

Distribution (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Geo-Chronology and Stone Age

Sohan Valley and The Potwar Plateau Sites in The Sivalik Hills (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Geo-Chronology and Stone Age

Didwana Dune 16r in Rajasthan (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Geo-Chronology and Stone Age

Attirampakkam in Tamilnadu and Jwalapuram (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Geo-Chronology and Stone Age

Belan and The Son Valley Sites (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Geo-Chronology and Stone Age

Sites in The Kortlayar Valley (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Lower Paleolithic Culture

Tool Types and Lithic Technology (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Lower Paleolithic Culture

Sohan Industry and Its Antiquity (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Acheulian Industry

Sites in The Narmada and The Sabarmati Valleys (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Acheulian Industry

Belan and The Son Valley Sites (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Acheulian Industry

Sites in The Hunsgi and Baichabal Valleys (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Acheulian Industry

Sites in The Krishna and The Godavari Valleys (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Acheulian Industry

Sites in The Kortlayar Valley (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Acheulian Industry

Playas of Rajasthan (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Middle Palaeolithic Culture and Geographical Spread

New 2019

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Tool Types and Lithic Technology of The Middle Palaeolithic

Prepared Core Techniques (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Tool Types and Lithic Technology of The Middle Palaeolithic

Levallois Technique (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Tool Types and Lithic Technologies of The Upper Palaeolithic

Blade and Bone Implements (New 2019)

Paleolithic Cultural Developments in The Indian Subcontinent (NEW)

Tool Types and Lithic Technologies of The Upper Palaeolithic

Geographic Distribution and Major Sites (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Mesolithic in Europe

New 2019

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Epi-Paleolithic Developments in West Asia

New 2019

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Neolithic Stage in West Asia and China

New 2019

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Mesolithic Culture of The Indian Subcontinent

Characteristic Features (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Mesolithic Culture of The Indian Subcontinent

Tool Types and Micro-Blade Technology (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Mesolithic Culture of The Indian Subcontinent

Regional Variations in Tool Assemblages (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Mesolithic Culture of The Indian Subcontinent

Evidence of Incipient Stages of Food Production (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Patterns of Ecological Adaptation and Distribution

Sites in The Alluvial Plains (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Patterns of Ecological Adaptation and Distribution

Sites in The Horseshoe Lakes (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Patterns of Ecological Adaptation and Distribution

Sites in The Coastal Sites (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Patterns of Ecological Adaptation and Distribution

Sites in The Sand-Dune Sites (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Patterns of Ecological Adaptation and Distribution

Sites in The Plateaus (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Patterns of Ecological Adaptation and Distribution

Rock-Shelter Sites (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Early Farming Communities of Baluchistan and Kashmir

New 2019

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Neolithic Culture in The Central Ganga and Vindhyan Region

Koldihwa, Mahagara, Lahuradewa (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Eastern Neolithic Sites

Chirand, Chechar Senuwar, Kuchai, and Baidyapur (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Neolithic Culture of The North-Eastern Region

Sarutaru, Selbalgiri, Daojali Hading, Marakdola (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Neolithic Cultural Development in The Southern Peninsular India

Sanganakallu, Pikhlihal, Uttnur (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Neolithic Cultural Development in The Southern Peninsular India

Kodekal, Teklakota, Hallur (New 2019)

Mesolithic and Neolithic Cultures (NEW)

Neolithic Cultural Development in The Southern Peninsular India

Nagarjunakonda and Ash-Mound Sites (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Formative Stages of The Harappa Culture

Emergence of Village Farming (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Formative Stages of The Harappa Culture

Chalcolithic Settlements (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Formative Stages of The Harappa Culture

Beginning of Regional Cultures in The North and North-Western India (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Formative Stages of The Harappa Culture

Beginning of Regional Cultures in Pakistan (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Contemporary Developments in The Gagghar-Saraswati System

New 2019

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Contemporary Development in Gujarat

New 2019

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Emergence of The Urban Harappan Cultural Ethos

New 2019

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Geographical Distribution and Settlement Patterns

New 2019

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Town Planning and Architecture

New 2019

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Economic Production

Urban-Rural Dichotomy (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Economic Production

Agriculture and Craft Production (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Trade and Subsistence

New 2019

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Standardisation of Craft

New 2019

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Harappan Script

New 2019

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Evidence of Overseas Contacts

New 2019

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Concepts of Sorath and Sindhi Harappans in Gujarat

New 2019

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Art and Evidence of Religious Beliefs

New 2019

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Socio - Political Organization

New 2019

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Important Excavated Sites

Mohenjo-Daro (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Important Excavated Sites

Harappa (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Important Excavated Sites

Kalibangan (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Important Excavated Sites

Lothal (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Important Excavated Sites

Dholavira (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Important Excavated Sites

Surkotada (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Important Excavated Sites

Banawali (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Important Excavated Sites

Rakhigarhi (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Important Excavated Sites

Bagasra (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Important Excavated Sites

Rojdi (New 2019)

Harappa Culture (NEW)

Important Excavated Sites

Rangpur (New 2019)

Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)

Decline of The Urban Harappan

Causes of Decline (New 2019)

Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)

Decline of The Urban Harappan

Different Theories On Decline (New 2019)

Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)

Post-Urban Phase

Evidence From The Indus Valley (New 2019)

Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)

Post-Urban Phase

Evidence From Gagghar-Saraswati System and From Gujarat (New 2019)

Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)

Chalcolithic Cultures

Copper Hoard and Ochre Coloured Pottery (New 2019)

Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)

Chalcolithic Cultures

Chalcolithic Cultural Remains in The Ganga Plain (New 2019)

Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)

Chalcolithic Cultures

Banas/Ahar Cultural Developments in Southern Rajasthan (New 2019)

Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)

Chalcolithic Cultures

Kayatha Assemblage of Madhya Pradesh (New 2019)

Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)

Chalcolithic Cultures

Malwa Culture of The Narmada Valley (New 2019)

Post-Urban Harappan (NEW)

Chalcolithic Cultures

Deccan Region (Savalda, Malwa, Jorwe Cultures) (New 2019)

Iron Age (NEW)

Growth of New Urban Centres

New 2019

Iron Age (NEW)

Antiquity of Iron in India

Malhar (New 2019)

Iron Age (NEW)

Antiquity of Iron in India

Dadupur (New 2019)

Iron Age (NEW)

Antiquity of Iron in India

Raja Nal-Ka-Tila (New 2019)

Iron Age (NEW)

Antiquity of Iron in India

Hallur (New 2019)

Iron Age (NEW)

Antiquity of Iron in India

Kumaranahalli (New 2019)

Iron Age (NEW)

Antiquity of Iron in India

Kodumanal (New 2019)

Iron Age (NEW)

Painted Grey Ware Culture

New 2019

Iron Age (NEW)

Northern Black Polished Ware Culture

New 2019

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Megalithic Cultures

Geographical Spread (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Megalithic Cultures

Typology (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Megalithic Cultures

Chronological Contexts (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Megalithic Cultures

Cultural Artefacts and Authors (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Beginning of Early Historic Period

New 2019

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Emergence of Urban Centres in The Ganga Valley

New 2019

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Multiple Modes of Economic Production

New 2019

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Expansion of Trade and Development of Trade Routes

New 2019

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Maritime Trade

New 2019

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Emergence of New Urban Centres

Raj Ghat (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Emergence of New Urban Centres

Ujjain (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Emergence of New Urban Centres

Vaisali (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Emergence of New Urban Centres

Taxila (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Emergence of New Urban Centres

Mathura (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Emergence of New Urban Centres

Sravasti (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Emergence of New Urban Centres

Kaushambi (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Emergence of New Urban Centres

Sishupalgarh (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Important Sites of Historical Period

Sringverapur (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Important Sites of Historical Period

Khairadih (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Important Sites of Historical Period

Satanikota (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Important Sites of Historical Period

Chandraketugarh (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Important Sites of Historical Period

Nasik (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Important Sites of Historical Period

Arikamedu (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Important Sites of Historical Period

Adam (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Important Sites of Historical Period

Ahichhatra (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Important Sites of Historical Period

Atiranjikhera (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Important Sites of Historical Period

Hasthinapur (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Important Sites of Historical Period

Nagarjunakonda (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Important Sites of Historical Period

Kodumanal (New 2019)

Iron Age in Peninsular India (NEW)

Important Sites of Historical Period

Pattanam (New 2019)

Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)

Structural Stupas

Origin and Development: North Indian Stupas (New 2019)

Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)

Structural Stupas

Origin and Development: South Indian Stupas (New 2019)

Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)

Development of Rock - Cut Architecture

Buddhist (New 2019)

Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)

Development of Rock - Cut Architecture

Jain (New 2019)

Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)

Development of Rock - Cut Architecture

Brahmanical (New 2019)

Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)

Temple Architecture

Origin and Development of Temples (New 2019)

Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)

Temple Architecture

Main Features of The Temple Architecture (New 2019)

Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)

Temple Architecture

Nagar, Vesara and Dravid Styles (New 2019)

Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)

Temple Architecture

Bhumija Temples (New 2019)

Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)

Temple Architecture

Gupta Temples (New 2019)

Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)

Temple Architecture

Chalukyan Temples (New 2019)

Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)

Temple Architecture

Pallava Temples (New 2019)

Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)

Temple Architecture

Rashtrakuta Temples (New 2019)

Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)

Regional Styles

Khajuraho Temples (New 2019)

Architecture: A Significant Source of Indian History (NEW)

Regional Styles

Odisha and Chola Temples (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Sculptural Art

Stone and Bronze (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Sculptural Art

Antiquity and Development (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Sculptural Art

Mauryan Pillar Capitals (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Sculptural Art

Early Yaksha-Yakshi Images (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Sculptural Art

Shunga (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Sculptural Art

Western Kshatrapa (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Sculptural Art

Satvahana Sculptures (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Kaushana Sculptures

Mathura and Gandhara Schools (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Gupta Sculptures

Sarnath School (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Gupta Sculptures

Sculptures of Chalukyas, Pallava (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Gupta Sculptures

Palas (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Gupta Sculptures

Chola and Chandellas (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Gupta Sculptures

Hoysala Sculptures (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Iconography

Brahma (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Iconography

Vishnu (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Iconography

Shiva (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Iconography

Kartikeya (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Iconography

Ganesha (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Iconography

Surya, Shakti (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Iconography

Tirthankara (Rishabh Dev, Parshvanath and Mahavira) (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Iconography

Buddha, Bodhisattva and Tara (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Terracotta Art

Mauryan To The Gupta Period (New 2019)

Art and Iconography (NEW)

Rock-Cut Cave Paintings

Ajanta, Bagh and Sittanavasal (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Epigraphy As A Source of Indian History

New 2019

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Origin and Antiquity of Writing in India

New 2019

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Origin of Brahmi and Kharasthi Scripts

New 2019

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Asokan Edicts (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Rock Edicts X, XII, XIII (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Lumbini Inscriptions of Asoka (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Minar Rock Edict of Bairat (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Besnagar Garud Pillar Inscription (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Hathigumpha Inscription of Kharvela (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Ushavadata Inscription in Nasik Cave 10 (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Nasik Cave Iii Inscription of Vasishtaputra Pulmavi Year 19 (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Junagarh Inscription of Rudradaman (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Swat Relic Casket Inscription (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Sarnath Buddha Image Inscription of The Time of Kanishka I (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Lucknow Museum Jain Image Inscription of The Time of Huvishka ( 126 AD) (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Allahabad Pillar Inscription of Samudragupta (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Aihole Pillar Inscription of Pulakesin II (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Gwalior Inscription of Mihira Bhoja (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Bhitri Inscription of Skandagupta (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Khalimpur Copper Plate of Dharmpala (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Sanjan Copper Plate of Amoghavarsha (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Mandsor Inscription of Yeshovaran (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Tharsapalli Copper Plates (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Truvalangad Copper Plates of Rajendra Chola Year 6 (New 2019)

Palaeography and Epigraphy (NEW)

Study of Selected Inscriptions

Sangli Copper Plate of Govinda IV (New 2019)

Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)

Origin and Antiquity of Coinage in India

New 2019

Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)

Techniques of Manufacturing Coins

Silver, Copper, Gold and Alloys (New 2019)

Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)

Important Coins

Punch - Marked Coins (New 2019)

Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)

Important Coins

Inscribed and Uninscribed Caste Coins (New 2019)

Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)

Important Coins

Janpada and Tribal Coins (New 2019)

Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)

Important Coins

Indo - Greek Coinage (New 2019)

Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)

Important Coins

Saka-Kashtrapa (New 2019)

Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)

Important Coins

Kushana and Satavahana Coinage (New 2019)

Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)

Important Coins

Coins of The Gupta Dynasty (New 2019)

Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)

Important Coins

Roman Coins (New 2019)

Numismatics: Coins as an Important Source of History (NEW)

Important Coins

Early Medieval Indian Coinage (New 2019)

Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)

Role and Characteristics

Research (New 2019)

Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)

Role and Characteristics

Research Ethics (New 2019)

Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)

Role and Characteristics

Methods of Research (New 2019)

Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)

Case Studies and Field Investigations

New 2019

Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)

Hypothesis Formulation and Research Design

New 2019

Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)

Data Collection and Processing

(ICT) in Archaeological Research (New 2019)

Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)

Data Collection and Processing

Primary and Secondary Sources (New 2019)

Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)

Data Collection and Processing

Methods of Systematic Referencing (New 2019)

Methodology of Archaeological Research (NEW)

Data Collection and Processing

Systematic 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
Title: Old Topics from NTA NET Archaeology in 2019 Syllabus

Introduction to Archaeology

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History and Growth of Archaeology

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History of Indian Archaeology.

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Relationship of Archaeology with Social and Natural Sciences

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Techniques of Explorations and Excavations

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Aims and Methods of Conservation and preservation

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Recording and Preparation of Reports

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Chronology and Dating

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Relative

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Stratigraphy

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Typology

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Absolute

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Carbon 14

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Potassium Argon

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Fission Track

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Thermoluminescence

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Dendrochronology

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Pollen analysis

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Varve clay analysis.

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Flourine test

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Nitrogen and phosphate analysis

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Soil analysis

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Methods of Objective Interpretations

Ethno - archaeology

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Methods of Objective Interpretations

Experimental archaeology

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Methods of Objective Interpretations

Application of new archaeological methods in India

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Geological Biological and Cultural Dimension of Man

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Quaternary Period

Pleistocene

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Quaternary Period

Holocene

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Environment and Climatic Changes.

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Pleistocene Flora and Fauna

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Main Stages of Human Evolution and important fossil records

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Appearance of Stone Tools and Development of Technology

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Main Techniques and Tools of Stone Age

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Methods of study of prehistoric remains.

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Hunting - Gathering Stage

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Palaeolithic in Africa

Europe

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Palaeolithic in Africa

South - East Asia

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Mesolithic in Europe and West Asia

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Palaeolithic and Mesolithic remains and important sites

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Neolithic Stage in West Asia

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Major Neolithic cultures and important sites of India

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Pre and early Harappan Village Cultures of North and NW India.

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Harappa Culture

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Devaluation of Harappa Culture

Punjab

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Devaluation of Harappa Culture

Haryana

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Devaluation of Harappa Culture

Rajasthan

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Devaluation of Harappa Culture

Uttar Pradesh

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Devaluation of Harappa Culture

Gujarat

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Chalcolithic village communities

Gujarat

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Chalcolithic village communities

Rajasthan

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Chalcolithic village communities

Madhya Pradesh

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Chalcolithic village communities

Maharashtra

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Copper using cultures of Gangetic plains

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Early occurrence of iron

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Painted grey ware

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Black slipped ware

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Megalithic cultures

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City sites

Raj Ghat

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City sites

Ujjain

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City sites

Vaisali

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City sites

Taxila

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City sites

Mathura

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City sites

Sravasti

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City sites

Kaushambi

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City sites

Sishupalgarh

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Sites of historical period

Sringverapur

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Sites of historical period

Khairadih

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Sites of historical period

Satanikota

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Sites of historical period

Chandraketugarh

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Sites of historical period

Nasik

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Sites of historical period

Arikamedu

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Sites of historical period

Adam

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Architecture of Structural Stupas

North

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Architecture of Structural Stupas

South India

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Rock - cut Architecture

Monastries

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Rock - cut Architecture

Shrines

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Main styles of temples

Origin and development of temples

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Main styles of temples

Main features and examples of Nagar

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Main styles of temples

Vesara and Dravid styles

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Main Styles of Sculptural Art

Mauryan

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Main Styles of Sculptural Art

Sunga

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Main Styles of Sculptural Art

Kushana

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Main Styles of Sculptural Art

Gupta

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Main Styles of Sculptural Art

Satvahana

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Main Styles of Sculptural Art

Chalukya

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Main Styles of Sculptural Art

Pallava and Chola periods

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Origin and antiquity of coinage in India

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Techniques of manufacturing coins

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Important Coins

Punch - marked coins

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Important Coins

Inscribed and uninscribed caste coins

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Important Coins

Principal types of Indo - Greek coinage

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Important Coins

Saka and Kushan coinage

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Important Coins

Principal types of Gupta Gold coinage

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Important Coins

Brief account of pre - Islamic Medieval Indian coinage

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Origin and antiquity of writing in India

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Origin of Brahmi and Kharasthi scripts

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Study of some select inscriptions - Ashokan edicts

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Besnagar Garuda pillar inscription

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Hathigumpha inscription of Kharvela

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Junagarh inscription of Rudradaman

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Allahabad pillar inscription of Samudragupta

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Aihole pillar inscription of Pulakesin II and Gwalior inscription of Mihira Bhoja

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Proposed area of research

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Aims and objectives

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Proposed methodology

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Primary and secondary sources

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Review of previous researches in the proposed area

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Likely contribution of the proposal

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Geo - Chronology and Stone Age Cultures of India

Sohan Valley

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Geo - Chronology and Stone Age Cultures of India

Belan Valley

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Geo - Chronology and Stone Age Cultures of India

Son Valley

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Geo - Chronology and Stone Age Cultures of India

Kortlayar Valley

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Palaeolithic Cultures of India

Sohan and Acheulian traditions

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Palaeolithic Cultures of India

Middle Palaeolithic cultures

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Palaeolithic Cultures of India

Upper Palaeolithic cultures

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Palaeolithic Cultures of India

Habitation tendencies of the Palaeolithic period

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Patterns of Mesolithic Cultures of India

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Characteristic features of alluvial plains

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Horse - shoe lake

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Sand - dune

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Plateau and rock shelter sites

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Neolithic Cultures of India

Early farming communities of Baluchistan and Kashmir

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Neolithic Cultures of India

Vindhya - Belan region

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Neolithic Cultures of India

Kaimur Foot hills and Ganga plains

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Neolithic Cultures of India

Chota Nagpur plateau and the North - East

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Neolithic Cultures of India

Pastoral communities of Deccan and South

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Pre - Harappan Cultures of India and Border Lands

Salient features

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Harappa Culture

Origin

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Harappa Culture

Geographical Distribution and Settlement Patterns

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Harappa Culture

Town Planning and Architecture

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Harappa Culture

Trade - Hinterland and Overseas

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Harappa Culture

Arts and Crafts

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Harappa Culture

Material Equipment

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Harappa Culture

Subsistence Pattern

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Harappa Culture

Socio - Political Organization

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Harappa Culture

Religion and Authorship

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Harappa Culture

Important excavated sites

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Harappa Culture

Concepts of Sorath and Sindhi Harappans in Gujarat

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Decline and Survival of Harappa Culture

Causes of de - urbanization

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Decline and Survival of Harappa Culture

Late Harappa cultures of Punjab

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Decline and Survival of Harappa Culture

Haryana

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Decline and Survival of Harappa Culture

Western Uttar Pradesh

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Decline and Survival of Harappa Culture

Gujarat

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Other Copper using Cultures

Copper Hoards and Ochre Coloured pottery

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Other Copper using Cultures

Ahar

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Other Copper using Cultures

Kayatha

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Other Copper using Cultures

Malwa and Deccan Chalcolithic cultures,

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Other Copper using Cultures

Cultures of Gangetic Plains

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Historical Urbanization

Northern Black polished Ware Culture

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Historical Urbanization

Extent

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Historical Urbanization

Chronology

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Historical Urbanization

Cultural traits

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Important City Sites

Rajghat

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Important City Sites

Ujjain

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Important City Sites

Vaishali

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Important City Sites

Taxila

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Important City Sites

Mathura

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Important City Sites

Sravasti

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Important City Sites

Kaushambi

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Important City Sites

Sishupalgarh

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Important City Sites

Satanikota

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Growth of urban settlements during Kushan Period

Plan and Expansion of Settlements

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Growth of urban settlements during Kushan Period

Growth of trade centres

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Growth of urban settlements during Kushan Period

Main features of material culture

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Excavated remains of Gupta and Early Medieval Periods

Nature of settlements

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Excavated remains of Gupta and Early Medieval Periods

Main features of material culture

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Architecture

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Structural features of ancient fortified settlements

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Origin and evolution of Stupa architecture

Sanchi

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Origin and evolution of Stupa architecture

Bharhut

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Origin and evolution of Stupa architecture

Amaravati and Nagarjuna Konda

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Development of Rock - cut Architecture

Chaityas

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Development of Rock - cut Architecture

Viharas

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Origin and evolution of temples

Gupta temples

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Origin and evolution of temples

Chalukyan temples

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Origin and evolution of temples

Pallava rathas and temples

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Origin and evolution of temples

Temples of Orissa and Chola temples

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Sculpture

Mauryan Capital figures

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Sculpture

Early Yaksha Statue

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Sculpture

Sunga Sculptures

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Sculpture

Kaushana sculptures

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Sculpture

Mathura and Gandhara schools

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Sculpture

Gupta Sculptures

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Sculpture

Sarnath School

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Sculpture

Sculptures of Chalukyas

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Sculpture

Pallavas

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Sculpture

Palas

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Sculpture

Chola and Chandellas

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Paintings

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Epigraphy

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Origin of Indian Scripts

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Different theories Study of select Epigraphs

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Asokan Edicts

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Rock Edicts X, XII, XIII

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Lumbini inscriptions of Asoka

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Minar Rock Edict of Bairat, Besnagar Garud Pillar inscription

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Hathigumpha inscription of Kharvela

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Junagarh inscription of Rudradaman

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Swat Relic casket inscription

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Lucknow Museum Jain Image Inscription (Huvishka-126 AD )

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Allahabad pillar inscription of Samudragupta

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Aihole pillar inscription of Pulakesin II

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Gwalior inscriptions of Mihira Bhoja

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Tanjavaur Inscription of Rajendra Chola and Sangli Copper Plate of Govinda IV

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Numismatics

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Origin and antiquity of Coinage in Ancient India

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Metal and techniques used for coins

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