Indian History is equally important for the IAS Prelims and IAS Mains Exam. There is a dedicated paper in the IAS Main Exam for the Indian History and Culture. Also Indian History is a major proportion for the IAS Prelims Exam also. Around 8 to 10 questions appear in the IAS Prelims Exam each year and the candidates need to prepare them without thinking about the probability of questions. Modern History covers the major portion of questions asked in the IAS Prelims Exam.
This NCERT book is focused on the Modern History Topics such as the Indian National Movement, Gandhiji and his various movements, Colonial Cities, the revolt and the raj. The modern History is equally important for the IAS Main Exam as UPSC ask about the different aspects of that time period when Gandhiji was very much in command of the National Movement and the other leader were following and doing the other peripheral things.
This NCERT also explains the conditions which led to the partition of our nation. It is a very important topic in order to understand the present conditions and international relations with pour neighbours. In addition to it, this book also explains the Framing of the Constitution of India. This is a very important topic in order to understand the basic methodology and the basic opinion behind the framing of the Constitution and the Unique Indian Federal Structure.
The following are the Chapters and their focus areas of the Themes in Indian History Part III Book
Chapter 1 Colonialism and the Countryside