Tricks to Remember Important Battles of Indian History 

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : September 4th, 2021

Important Battles of Indian History:  In exams like SSC and Railways, History is one main important sub-section of General awareness. Questions have been frequently asked based on the battles of the Indian hIstory. Students often struggle to remember the battles of history. In this article, we are sharing the list of important battles of Indian history and tricks to remember them. You can also download the pdf from the link given in the last of this article

Important Battles of Indian History:  In exams like SSC and Railways, History is one main important sub-section of General awareness. Questions have been frequently asked based on the battles of the Indian hIstory. Students often struggle to remember the battles of history. In this article, we are sharing the list of important battles of Indian history and tricks to remember them. You can also download the pdf from the link given in the last of this article

Important Battles of Indian History

Battles in Indian History - Ancient Indian Wars

War

Fought between

Date

Won by

Description

Battle of Venni

Chola King Karikala & Pandya & Cheraa kings

Around 130 CE

Chola King

 
Battle of Hydaspass Alexander and Porus326 BC 

Alexander defeated King Porus

Valour of Porus impressed Alexander, so he permitted him to keep his kingdom

Battle of Koppam

Chalukya king Someshvara I & Chola kings Rajadhiraja Chola& Rajendra Chola II

Around 1054 CE

Chola King

 

Battle of Maski

Chalukya empire & Jaysimha II

1019-1020 AD

Chalukya Empire

 

Kalinga War

Maurya king Ashoka & Kalinga

 261 BC

Maurya King

It was one of the worst wars in human history, with lakhs of people slain on both sides. Ashoka was overcome with regret, so he took a vow of nonviolence and became a Buddhist.

Battles in Medieval History

War

Year

Fought between

Won by

Treaties/Description

1st battle of Tarain

1191

Sultan Mohammad Ghori & Prithviraj Chauhan

Prithviraj Chauhan

 

2nd Battle of Tarain

1192

Sultan Mohammad Ghori & Prithviraj Chauhan

Sultan Mohammad Ghori

 

3rd Battle of Tarain

1216

Shamshuddin Iltutmish & Yaldoz

Shamshuddin Iltutmish

 

Battle of Khanwa

1527 A.D

Babur and Rana Sanga

Babur defeats Rana Sanga

Following this fight, Babur was given the title of Ghazi. 

Battle of Ghaghara

1529 A.D

Babur and Sultan Mahmud Modi

Babur defeats Afghans

This was Babur's third great war, following which the Mughal Empire's dominion over India was gained and permanently established. 

Battle of Haldighati

1576 A.D

Maharana Pratap and Mughal Emperor Akbar, who was led by Man Singh

The undecisive battle between Raja Man Singh of Mughal Army and Rana Pratap of Mewar.

 

Battle of Plassey

23 June 1757

Siraj-ud-daulah with French & British East India Company

British East India Company

-

Battle of Buxar

22 October 1764

East India Company & Alliance of Mir Qasim, Shah Alam II & Shuja-ud- daulla

British East India Company

Treaty of Allahabad

Battle of Goa

1638- 1639

Portuguese & Dutch

Portuguese

-

Battle of Wandiwash

26 Jan 1760

British East India Company & French

British East India Company

-

Battle of Chausa

26 June 1539

Mughal emperor Humayun & Sher Shah Suri

Sher Shah Suri

Sher Shah became Emperor of India, thereby ending Mughal rule in India

1st Battle of Panipat

21 April 1526

Ibrahim Lodi & Babur

Babur

Earliest battle in Indian History. Involved Gunpowder firearms & field artillery

2nd Battle of Panipat

5 Nov 1556

Forces of Hemu, Chief Minister of Adil Shah Suri & Akbar

Mughal

-

3rd Battle of Panipat

14 Jan 1761

Maratha Empire & King of Afghanistan, Ahmad Shah Abdali

Afghans

Treaty of Surat

1st Carnatic War

1744-48

English & French

 

Treaty of Aix-La-Chapelle

2nd Carnatic War

1748-54

English & French

 

Treaty of Pondicherry

3rd Carnatic War

1756-1763

English & French

 

Treaty of Paris

1st Anglo Maratha War

1775-

1782

British East India Company & Martha empire

Marathas

Treaty of Salbai

2nd Anglo Maratha War

1803-

1805

East India Company & Maratha empire

British East India Company

Treaty of Deogaon, Treaty of Surjianjangaon, Treaty of Rajghat, Treaty of Bassien

3rd Anglo Maratha War

1817- 1818

East India Company & Maratha empire

British East India Company

Treaty of Mandasor

1st Anglo Mysore War

1734-1766

Mysore & East India Company

 

Treaty of Madras

2nd Anglo Mysore War

1780-1784

Mysore & East India Company

 

Treaty of Mangalore

3rd Anglo Mysore War

1790-92

Mysore & East India Company

 

Treaty of Sriranghapatam

4th Anglo Mysore War

1799

Mysore & East India Company

 

British Subjugated Mysore

1st Anglo-Sikh War

1845-46

Sikh Empire & British East India Company

British East India Company

Treaty of Bhairowal

2nd Anglo-Sikh War

1848-1849

Sikh Empire & British East India Company

British East India Company

-

1st Anglo-Afghan War

1838- 1842

British East India Company & Afghans

Afghans

Tripartite Treaty between Ranjit Singh, Shah Shuja & Lord Auckland

2nd Anglo-Afghan War

1878-80

British East India Company & Afghans

British East India Company

Treaty of Peshawar, Treaty of Gandamak

3rd Anglo-Afghan War

1919

British East India Company & Afghans

Afghans

Treaty of Rawalpindi

 

Tricks To Remember Battles

1. Battles won by Babar in chronological order

Trick:"Panni Pikar Khana Khakar Chnaderi Chali Ghagra Pahankar"

  1. Panipat first battle(1526)
  2. Khanva Battle(1527)
  3. Battle of Chanderi(1528)
  4. Battle of Ghagra(1529)

2. Battles of Terrain

Tricks:

  1. 1st battle of Tarain: 
    Gauri ne Astrologer se pucha 10 class exam pass kese kre?(गौरी ने  Astrologer से पूछा  10 class exam pass कैसे  करे?)
    Astrologer ne kaha: Taare dekho Prithvi se  11 bje rat me 91 days tak !! (Astrologer ने कहा : तारे देखो पृथ्वी से 11 बजे रात में 91 days तक)
  2. 2nd Battle of Tarain: 
    Par Gauri fail ho gyi. Astrologer ne kaha: iss bar Taare dekho Prithvi se  11 bje rat me 92 days tak !!
    (पर गौरी fail हो गयी Astrologer ने  कहा इस बार तारे देखो पृथ्वी से 11 बजे रात में 92 days तक !! )
  3. 3rd Battle of Tarain: 
    Iss bar Gauri Pass ho gyi, Astrologer ne Gauri ko 11th pass krne ke liye btaya: Iss bar Chandani rat me Chand ko dekho 12 bje rat me 16 days tak!!
    इस बार गौरी Pass हो गयी, Astrologer ने गौरी को 11th pass करने के लिए बताया: इस बार चांदनी रात में चाँद  को देखो 12 बजे रात में 16 days तक !!

3. Battles of Panipat

Trick: "BIHAMA"

Remember: All the battles of Panipat were won by Muslim rulers

1st Battle of Panipat: BI: Fought between Babar and Ibrahim Lodhi. Won by Babar

2nd Battle of Panipat: HA: Fought between Hemu and Akbar. Won by Akbar

3rd Battle of Panipat: MA: Fought between Maratha and Abdali. Won by Abdali

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Tricks are really helpful
Kirti Gill

Kirti GillSep 4, 2021

Thanku ma'am @Ashwini shivhare
Indrajit Das
Thank you madam
Santanu Mondal
Very helpful
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Ma'am hindi mai v dal diya kro please 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏
Alpana  Ray

Alpana RaySep 8, 2021

Question hindi me de
Vankudoth Rajender
In the battle 326 BC of PORUS (v/s) ALEXANDER , Alexander defeated by Indian king Porus. Not Alexander defeated porus.

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