Ancient India Timeline


The Aryans begin their migration to the Indus Valley

1500 B.C.E.

The Aryans move into the area of the Ganges Valley, expanding their migration into India

1000 B.C.E.

More castes and subcastes are added to India's social organization system

1000 B.C.E.

Hinduism begins to take shape

700 B.C.E.

By this time India is cleared, settled, and agriculturally controlled

500 B.C.E.

Alexander the Great campaigns through the Indus Valley, bringing Greek culture into India

327 B.C.E. - 325 B.C.E.