Semester I

Paper II B. India Under Company’s Rule: 1757-1856

 Unit 1

a. India in the mid-18th Century

b. Battles of Plassey and Buxar

c. Anglo – Maratha Wars, Anglo – Sikh Wars

Unit 2

a. Subsidiary Alliance System

b. Policy of Annexation of Indian States

c. Doctrine of Lapse

 Unit 3

a. Regulating Act of 1773

b. Pitt’s India Act of 1784

c. Charter Acts 1813, 1833, 1853.

 Unit 4

a. Introduction of Western Education

b. Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Brahmo Samaj

c. Development of English and Vernacular Press