PRELIMS BOOKLIST

  1. History Of Modern India – Bipan Chandra. (History)
  2. India’s Struggle For Independence – Bipan Chandra. (History)
  3. India’s Ancient Past – R.S. Sharma. (History)
  4. History Of Medieval India – Satish Chandra. (History)
  5. The Wonder That Was India – A.L. Bhasham. (Culture)
  6. Indian Art and Culture – Nitin Singhania. (Culture)
  7. Geography of India – Majid Husain. (Geography)
  8. Oxford School Atlas – Oxford. (Geography)
  9. Certificate Physical and Human Geography – Goh Cheng Leong. (Geography)
  10. Indian Polity for Civil Services Examinations – M. Laxmikanth. (Polity)
  11. Indian Economy – Ramesh Singh. (Economy)
  12. Economic Survey. (Economy)
  13. Science and Technology in India – MHE. (Science and Technology)
  14. Environmental Studies: From Crisis to Cure – Rajagopalan. (Environment)
  15. Environment for Civil Services Prelims and Mains – Khuller. (Environment)
  16. India Year Book (Current Affairs)
  17. Manorama Yearbook. (Current Affairs)
  18. CSAT Paper – 2 Manual by MHE or CSAT-II by Arihant (CSAT – Paper 2)
  19. Analytical Reasoning – M. K. Pandey (CSAT – Paper 2: Analytical Reasoning)
  20. Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning – R. S.Aggarwal (CSAT Paper 2: Reasoning)

 

MAINS BOOK LIST

  1. Selected Contemporary Essays – Saumitra Mohan (Essay Paper)
  2. Essays for Civil Services – Pulkit Khare (Essay Paper)
  3. India After Gandhi – Ramchandra Guha (History – GS1)
  4. Norman Lowe OR History of Modern World – Jain and Mathur (World History – GS1)
  5. Social Problems In India – Ram Ahuja. (Indian Society – GS1)
  6. IAS Mains General Studies Paper 2 (Arihant Manual – GS2)
  7. Current Issues – What’s Hot Today (ClearIAS ebook – GS2)
  8. Governance in India for CSE. (Governance – GS2)
  9. Pax Indica – Shashi Tharoor. (Foreign Policy – GS2)
  10. India and the World by Surendra Kumar. (Foreign Policy – GS2)
  11. IAS Mains General Studies – GS3. (Arihant Manual – GS3)
  12. India’s National Security: A Reader. (Internal Security – GS3)
  13. Challenges to Internal Security of India. (Internal Security – GS3)
  14. Lexicon for Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude. ( Ethics – GS4)
  15. IAS Mains General Studies – Ethics. ( Arihant Manual – GS4)

 

Manuals and Previous Year Question Papers (Click to buy online)

  1. General Studies for Civil Services Preliminary Examination – by Pearson
  2. General Studies For Civil Services Preliminary Examination – by McGraw Hill.
  3. UPSC Civil Services Prelims in 60 days – Rakesh Dwivedi. (Revision)
  4. UPSC General Studies Chapterwise Solved Papers (1979 Till Date) – Kiran Prakashan
  5. IAS Prelims 24 Years General Studies Topic-Wise Solved Papers – Disha.
  6. IAS Mains Civil Services Main Examination: General Studies Chapter-wise Solved Papers.

 

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