Civil Service India strives to provide you with as much free materials as possible to help you prepare for the IAS exam. We try to source as much original and authentic study materials as we can and place it on the website. Do use these notes on History to supplement your preparations. We are hoping that our free History notes are useful in the UPSC mains exam. These notes are based on UPSC mains syllabus for paper II but please do remember to go to the listed reference books and make your own notes.