The course starts with the explanation of various historical incidents like Arab invasion of Sindh, the evolution and establishment of the Sultanate of Delhi by Qutubuddin Aibak and further expansion by Iltutmish. As we move further, we encounter rulers like Balban who consolidated the Empire. Further ahead, we study about ambitious ruler like Alauddin Khalji and his administrative miracles. And towards the end of the course, be ready to be baffled by the mistake of Mohammed Bin Tughlaq. The course concludes with a discussion on other important forces that shaped the history of medieval India viz. the Sultanate of Bahmanis and Vijayanagara Empire.