CTET Notes on Social Science Free PDF || The Mughal Empire

In CTET Exam, the Social Studies section comprises a total of 60 questions of 60 marks, in which 40 questions come from the content section i.e.History, Geography, and Political Science, and the rest 20 questions from the Social Studies Pedagogy section. Here, we are providing important Complete study notes on Social Studies which will be very helpful for upcoming CTET and other teaching exams.

CTET Notes on History- The Mughal Empire

The Mughals

  • The Mughals descended from two great lineages; maternally, they descended from the house of Mongol emperor Genghis Khan, and paternally from the Turco-Mongol emperor Timur.

  • Although they were known as Mughals because of their Mongolian descent, they did not like being referred to as Mughals because the name of the Mongols has been marred by massacres and bloodshed.

  • Because the word Mughal was connected with Mongols and Genghis Khan who killed many people, the Mughals did not like being called that.

  • Mughal Emperors

Babur- (1526-1530)

  • 1526 – defeated Ibrahim Lodi and his Afghan supporters at Panipat.

  • 1527 – defeated Rana Sanga, Rajput rulers and allies at Khanua.

  • 1528 – defeated the Rajputs at Chanderi; Established control over Agra and Delhi before his death.

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