Important Battles Fought to be remembered for History UPSC IAS Exam

History is an important subject for UPSC IAS Exam. The UPSC IAS Prelims exam is scheduled on 18th June 2017. It is very difficult to remember the information.  Aspirants are advised not to spend time in mugging up the names and events but give it a casual read. The aspirant should adopt a proper strategy for studying History for UPSC IAS Prelims and Mains. The right strategy will help you to crack this exam.

Here we are giving a compiled important battle mentioned in Indian History for UPSC IAS Prelims Examination. This will help you in last minute preparation for UPSC IAS Examination.

Year

Battle

Parties

Consequences

Remarks

1741

Battle of Colachel

Kingdom of Travancore

and

Dutch East India company

Kingdom of Travancore defeated Dutch East India company

Defeated the Dutch East India company from the Malabar coast

1746

Battle of Madras

French East India Company

and

English East India Company

French East India Company defeated

Fall of madras and french domination

1757

Battle of Plassey

English East India Company

and

Siraj ud-Daulah

Siraj ud-Daulah

Spread of British domination and Mir Jafar became ‘puppet ruler’

1761

Third Battle of Panipat

Afghanistan

and

Marathas

Afghanistan defeated Marathas

Marathas lost domain over Punjab till north of Sutlej river to the Afghans.

1761

Battle of Wandiwash

English

and

French

English defeated french

Clear failure of french domination

1764

Battle of Buxar

British East India Company

and

Nawab of Bengal, the Nawab of Awadh and the Mughal

British East India Company defeated Nawab of Bengal, the Nawab of Awadh and the Mughal

Turning point of Indian history. British started to concentrate on Calcutta, Bombay and Madras

1783

Siege of Mangalore

Kingdom of Mysore

and

British East India Company

British East India Company defeated Kingdom of Mysore

Treaty of Mangalore signed

1792

Siege of Seringapatam

Maratha Empire, Nizam of Hyderabad and British East India Company

and

Kingdom of Mysore

Maratha Empire, Nizam of Hyderabad and British East India Company defeated Kingdom of Mysore

Tipu sultan is defeated.Treaty of Seringapatam

1812

Wayanad

British East India Company

and

Kurichiya and Kurumba tribes

British East India Company  defeated Kurichiya and Kurumba tribes

Popular resistance against British domination and rise of tribes to struggle to front

1919

North-West Frontier of India and Afghanistan

British India

and

Emirate of Afghanistan

Strategic Afghan victory over Britishers

Afghan independence with full sovereignty in foreign affairs.

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