Q. Which of the following statement is NOT correct about Mansabdari System?
Explanation: The mansab rank was not hereditary. All appointments and promotions as well as dismissals were directly made by the emperor. The ranks were further divided into two – zat and sawar.
- Zat means personal and apart from fixing the personal status of a person in the administration hierarchy, it also decided salary due to him.
- Sawar rank indicated the number of cavalrymen (sawars) a person was required to maintain.
Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT