McGraw Hill Education India, a learning science company, launched Ancient and Medieval India for UPSC and State Civil Services Examinations preparation. The book was unveiled by Chief Guest, Mr. Rajiv Mehrishi, Home Secretary of India and Mr. Tanmoy Roychowdhury, General Manager, -Test Preparation, McGraw Hill Education India at the Press Club of India.
Ancient and Medieval India has been designed for candidates preparing for the Union Civil Services, as well as various state public service examinations. The book covers the complete syllabus of Ancient and Medieval history for the Main Union Civil Service exam and also has material for the Prelims. The book provides current and relevant content that has been developed following thorough analysis of the current syllabus and questions asked in previous years. Moreover, the book consists of numerous practice questions chapter wise, making it more user-friendly.
Chief Guest, Mr. Rajiv Mehrishi, Home Secretary of India, said, “The book covers all aspects of Ancient and Medieval history in India in a detailed format and can be used as a one stop solution to prepare for the exams on these subjects. The book is very well compiled and should provide the required guidance to the civil service aspirants. I congratulate the author on the launch of the book and wish all the success to the civil services aspirants.”
Also speaking at the launch, Tanmoy Roychowdhury, General Manager, – Test Preparation, McGraw Hill Education India, said, “This book covers the UPSC syllabus related to Ancient and Medieval history of India in detail. The comprehensive content was developed after in-depth research of the current syllabus and is structured in a student friendly format.” He added, “We are committed to providing well-designed self preparatory books to the civil services aspirants and hope the book proves to be instrumental in the civil services, as well as for state public service examinations.”
Poonam Dalal Dahiya, the author and a commissioned Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer, said, “It is extremely satisfying to see one’s efforts take shape like this and make a

contribution in other’s lives. It was an enriching and fulfilling experience to work on the book, and I am happy to have played my part. I am hoping the book will offer the right direction to all the civil services aspirants in preparation of the exams, and I hope it proves to be a crucial tool for examination preparations.”
The text will come in bi-colour, and there are detachable charts included that students may tear out and use as a mnemonic by placing them in front of them or pasting them on a wall. The book is available at all leading book stores and online platforms across India.