Consider the following statements about Mansabdari System:

  1. The system was introduced by Akbar in his administration
  2. The position of mansabdar was hereditary in nature
  3. Mansabdars were directly recruited by the Emperor
  4. The mansabdar appointed was responsible for all legislative, executive and judicial functions in territory allotted to him

Which of the above statements are correct?

Answer: [B] 1 & 3 Only

Fourth statement is incorrect because mansab system included public services like military, civil and financial but not judicial services. Second statement is also incorrect. Other two statements are correct.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module