1 Archaeological sources and methods

2 prehistoric sites; Location, Equipment, and Uses

3 Early Vedic period and later Vedic period; kings and important officials

4 Literary Sources, Numismatics

5 Mauryan Politics, Society, Administration

6 post gupta regional kindom, post mourayn trade and society, shungas, indogreek

7 early medieval India ( polity, trade, society, sufi and bhakti movement)

8 Medieval India ( architecture, administration, paintings); Delhi sultanat, mughal empire, sher shah and mughal administrative reforms

9 European powers portuguese, british and french

10 Education and land revenue settlement, social religious reforms