FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN BS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2015
HISTORY OF PAKISTAN & INDIA, PAPER-I
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS (PART-I MCQs) Maximum Marks: 20
PART –I (MCQs) Maximum 30 Minutes (PART-II) Maximum Marks: 80
Note: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. All questions carry EQUAL Marks.
(iii) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.
(iv) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at One Place instead of at different places.
(v) No Page /Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
Q. 2. Analyse the political, social and religious conditions of India at the advent of the Arab invasion of Sindh.
Q. 3. Elaborate on the consolidation of Delhi Sultanate under Sultan Shamsuddin Iltutmish.
Q. 4. What was the Mongol threat to India? How far did the early Sultans of Delhi succeed in repulsing them from the frontiers of India?
Q. 5. Critically analyse the economic and social policies of the Sultans of Delhi and its effect on the local population.
Q. 6. Evaluate authority and kingship under the Sultans particularly the Theory of Kingship of Balban and its impact upon the Muslim rule in India.
Q. 7. Analyse in detail art and literature under the Mughals.
Q. 8. Discuss in detail the interaction of Islam with Indian Society and its effect on the future communal relations between Muslims and Non-Muslims in the Indian Sub-Continent.