Here is some really good study material on Indian Culture and Heritage from National Open School (NOS) now renamed as NIOS,
for Both Hindi and English medium aspirants. (Download Links given @Bottom of this article).
The content is less boring and more structured than Spectrum’s book on Indian Culture + truckload of 2 markers scattered throughout the paragraphs.
By the way,
- Here is the link to my Dropbox folder: http://www.dropbox.com/sh/tjnzo6m3e0iv29d/drjyKIYS2Q You may download required papersets, study material etc from it, as per your requirements.
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Index/Content of Indian Culture NOS material
- An Introduction
- Indian Culture
- Ancient India
- Medieval India
- Modern India
- Indian Languages and Literature-I
- Indian Languages and Literature-II
- Religion and Philosophy in ancient India
- Religion and Philosophy in Medieval India
- Religious Reform Movements in Modern India
- Indian Painting
- Music, Dance and Drama
- Indian Architecture
- Science and Technology in India
- Scientists of Ancient India
- Science and Scientists of Medieval India
- Scientists of Modern India
- Education in India
- Indian Social Structure
- Socio-Cultural Issues in Contemporary India
- Spread of Indian Culture Abroad
Zip files contain Total 21 chapters + Mock Questions (PDF).