Indian Art and Culture for Civil Services and other competitive examinations (English, Paperback, Nitin Singhania)
- Language: English
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: McGraw Hill
- Genre: Test Preparation, UPSC preparation
- ISBN: 9789353168193, 9353168198
- Edition: 3, 2019
From the Publisher
Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania needs no introduction! It offers in-depth and updated guidance to the aspirants of the Civil Services preliminary and main examinations on the subject. A wide ranged knowledge base of the Indian art, paintings, music and architecture has been presented with the help of relevant colorful pictures, diagrams and map which will enkindle the reader’s interest.
New chapters have been introduced on Buddhism and Jainism & India through the eyes of foreign travellers
Buddhism and Jainism : This chapter focuses on the major concepts, teachings and philosophy that are followed under the religions – Buddhism and Jainism both.
India through the eyes of foreign travellers : Throughout the course of history, India has been a centre of attraction for rulers and travelers worldwide. Travelers have played an important role in presenting the true picture of the then Indian civilisation. This chapter covers the brief description of the most important travelers that visited India.
New Appendix has been added on current affairs related to art and culture
Previous years questions of 2018, 2019 and new set of practice questions have been included in the required chapters
Furthermore, many relevant topics have been added in the existing chapters to make the title more focused and comprehensive.
McGraw-Hill is proud to present third edition of their bestseller “Indian art and Culture” by Nitin Singhania, third edition. This book offers comprehensive and latest information covering the broad field of knowledge on Indian art, paintings, music and architecture for the aspirants of Civil Services Preliminary and Main Examinations.
Apart from two new chapters and one appendix, the chapters have been enriched with details to make it more focused and comprehensive. There are questions at the end of each chapter which will help students prepare for the examinations.
✔All new four colour edition
✔Comprehensive 4 sections: Visual arts, Performing arts, Culture of India and Appendices
✔New chapters on Buddhism and Jainism & India through the eyes of foreign travelers
✔New appendix on Current affairs related to Indian Art and Culture
✔Videos related to the chapters available through QR codes
✔Keywords in every chapter highlighted in color
✔Updated Previous Year Questions and Answers of UPSC Preliminary and Main Examination\
About the Author
Nitin Singhania is an IAS officer of 2013 batch in West Bengal Cadre and is presently posted as Joint Secretary under Government of West Bengal. He is a graduate and post graduate in Economics from Presidency College, Kolkata and is also a Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary. Earlier he has worked as Assistant Secretary in Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, and as Sub-Divisional Magistrate in Purba Bardhaman district.
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