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ASI Training Syllabus Paper07


Syllabus for PGDA

Papers: I | II  | III  | IV  | V |  VI | VII  | VIII  | IX  | X | XI | XII | TEST

Paper – VII Architecture

1. Protohistoric architecture with emphasis on Harappan town planning

2. Development of architecture from early historical times to 12th century A.D. with special reference to stupas, viharas, chaityas and rock-cut caves

3. Development of temple architecture and its regional variations with special reference to Deogarh, Bhitargaon, Martand, Nalanda, Osian, Khajuraho, Bhubaneswar , Aihole, Kanchipuram, Thanjavur, Halebidu, Dilwara, Madurai , Hampi

4. Indo-Islamic architecture: Delhi Sultanate, Mughal period, provincial styles with special reference to Deccani states and medieval water architecture. Layout of gardens in India through the ages (Dholpur, Humayun’s Tomb, Akbar’s Tomb, Shalimar, Taj Mahal, Nishat)

5. Fort architecture with special reference to Rajgir, Sirkap, Sishupalgarh, Ujjain , Mathura , Pauni, Qila Raipithora, Hampi, Daulatabad, Chittorgarh, Jaisalmer

6. Elements of Colonial architecture

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