Ancient

Indus Valley Civilization
Vedic Civilization
Pre-Mauryan Age
Buddhism
Jainism
Mauryan Empire
Post Mauryan Period
Ganga Dynasty
Guptas
Post Gupta Period
Badami Chalukyas
Rashtrakuta Dynasty
Kalyani Chalukyas
Pallavas
Chola Empire
Kadambas
Sangam Age
Satavahanas
Vakatakas
Mcqs
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Administration

The administrative system of Mughals was centralized one.

There was not much administrative reforms during the period of Babar and Humayun since they ruled for a short period.

During the period Akbar a number of administrative reforms were introduced.

Administration during the period of Akbar was effecient and based on sound principles of good government.

The king had absolute powers.

He was assisted by a number of ministers in the administration.

The important ministers were:

a) Vakil - Prime Minister;

b) Diwan or Wazir - Finance Minister;

c) Mir Bakshi - Inspection of Mansabdars and disbursement of salaries;

d) Sadar-us-Sadar - looked after endowment and charity departments.

Akbar introduced subedary system and other Mughal rulers followed this system.

The Mughal empire was divided into a number of provinces called Subas.

Subas were kept under the control of Viceroys called Subedar.

There were 15 subas during the period of Akbar.

Subas were divided into Sarkars.

Sarkar was headed by Faujdar.

Faujdar maintained law and order and collected revenue in the Sarkars.

Sarkars were again divided into Parganas.

Pargana was kept under the control of Chaudari

In big towns an officer called Kotwal looked after the municiapal and police duties.

The emperor was the head of justice. Chief Quazis were appointed in the provinces.

Medieval

Muslim Invasions
Delhi Sultans
Mughal Empire
Bahmani Empire
Bhakti Movement
Gajapaties
Hoysalas
Independent Kingdoms
Kakatiyas
Later Pandyas
Marathas
Rajputs
Sikhs
Sur Dynasty
Vijayanagara Empire
Yadavas
Mcqs
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Modern

Advent of Europeans
Constitutional Developments
Establishment of British Rule
Expansion of British Rule
British Rule in India
Education and Press
Governor Generals
National Leaders
Popular Movements
Revolts
Revolutionary Terrorism
Rise of Nationalism
Socio-Religious Movements
Viceroys
Mcqs
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