SSC Exams – List of Important Battles/Wars of Medieval and British India

The following blog contains the list of all the Important wars and battles fought in Medieval India and during British Rule in India for SSC Exams.

This will list be an important addition to your History notes for General Awareness section of the syllabus of SSC Exams – both SSC CGL 2019-20 and SSC CPO.

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History notes for SSC Exams: Battles/Wars fought in Medieval and British India

Battle/War Year Fought Between
First Battle of Tarain 1191 Prithviraj Chauhan and Mahmud Ghuri
Second Battle of Tarain 1192 Prithviraj Chauhan and Mahmud Ghuri
Battle of Chandawar 1194 Ghurid Empire and Gahadavala Dynasty
Portuguese conquest of Goa 1510 Portuguese Empire and Bijapur Sultanate
Battle of Panipat 21 April 1526 Babur and Ibrahim Lodhi
Battle of Khanwa 17 March 1527 Babur and Rana Sanga
Battle of Chanderi 1528 Babur and Medini Rai
Battle of Ghaghra 1529 Babur and Afghans
Battle of Chausal 1539 Sher Shah and Mughal emperor Humayun
Battle of Kanauj 1540 Sher Shah Suri and Mughal emperor Humayun
Battle of Panipat 1556 Bairam Khan (For Akbar) and Hem Chandra Vikramaditya (Hemu)
Battle of Talikota 1565 Unified Army of the five Deccan Sultanates and Vijayanagara Army
Battle of Haldighati 1576 Akbar and Rana of Mewar Pratap
Battle of Pratapgad 1659 Maratha Empire and Adilshahi Dynasty
Battle of Kolhapur 1659 Maratha Empire and Adilshahi Dynasty
Battle of Pavan Khind 1660 Maratha Empire and Adilshahi Dynasty
Battle of Surat 1664 Maratha Empire and the Mughal Empire
Battle of Purandar 1665 Maratha Empire and the Mughal Empire
Battle of Sinhagad 1670 Maratha Empire and the Mughal Empire
Battle of Colachel 1741 Kingdom of Travancore and Dutch East India Company
Siege of Trichinopoly 1741 Maratha Empire and the Mughal Empire
Battle of Madras 1746 French East India Company and British East India Company
Siege of Arcot 1751 British East India Company and Nawab of Arcot, French East India Company
Second Carnatic War 1752 Chanda Sahib, Muzaffar Jung, French and Nawab of Ambur
Battle of Seringham 1753 British East India Company and French East India Company troops and Chanda Sahib
Battle of Plassey 1757 Robert Clive and Siraj Ud-Daulah
Third Battle of Panipat 1761 Ahmad Shah Abdali and Marathas
Battle of Wandiwash 1761 British East India Company and French East India Company
Battle of Buxar 1764 Hector Munro and Combined armies of Nawab Mir Qasim(Bengal), Nawab Shuja-ud-daulah(Awadh)& Mughal emperor Shah Alam
First Anglo-Mysore War 1766–1769 British and Mysore (Haider Ali)
First Anglo-Maratha War 1775-1782 British and Marathas
Second Anglo-Mysore War  1780–1784 British and Mysore (Haider Ali)
Third Anglo-Mysore War 1789–1792 British and Mysore (Tipu Sultan)
Fourth Anglo-Mysore War 1798–1799 British and Mysore (Tipu Sultan)
Second Anglo-Maratha War 1803–1805 British and Marathas
Anglo-Gorkha war 1814–1816 Britsih and Gorkhas
Third Anglo-Maratha War 1817–1818 British and Marathas
First Anglo-Sikh War 1845-1846 Britsih and Sikhs
Second Anglo-Sikh War 1848-1849 Britsih and Sikhs

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This ends of the list of Important Battles/Wars fought in Medieval and British India for SSC Exams. We hope the information provided above would prove helpful in your SSC Exams – both SSC CGL 2019-20 and SSC CPO.

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