The book deals with the important subject of Indian Art and Culture from the perspective of competitive examinations, which follow both subjective and objective patterns. It covers different topics like architecture, music, dance, theater, painting, cinema, language and literature, performing arts, fairs and festivals and religious in a comprehensive and lucid manner.
Dr Ausaf Sayeed is a career diplomat belonging to the Indian Foreign Service . He is a patron of artistic and literary activities. He was associated with the Indian Cultural Centre in Doha and briefly with the Maulana Azad Cultural Centre in Cairo.