BOOKS TO REFER FOR PRELIMS

Are you looking for a booklist for UPSC Prelims exam preparation? We present a comprehensive list of books useful for your Prelims preparation covering all aspects in Civil Services Exam Preparation.


PS: It is not practical to study various sources for a subject or topic (not needed either!).We advise you to select only limited books and repeated revision of those books for your preparation for better management and conceptual clarity.


Below is the list of recommended Booklist for UPSC Prelims, you can click on the name of the book to download the PDF:-


SUBJECT PREFERRED N.C.E.R.T ADVANCED BOOKS
Indian Polity
  • Indian Polity by M Laxmikant,
  • or Subhash Kashyap – Our Constitution at Work
Geography
  • Go Cheng Leong – Certificate Physical & Human Geography Indian geography .
  • School Atlas – Orient Black Swan.
  • Oxford Student Atlas.
  • Aspire IAS Geography Booklets.
History
  • Bipin Chandra’s India’s Struggle for Independence.
  • Indian History – Spectrum Modern India, Rajiv Ahir.
Economics
  • TMH Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh .
  • Economic Survey, published by The Finance Ministry, Govt. of India. Daily Newspaper.
Environment and Ecology
  • Aspire IAS Environment Booklets and Current Affairs.
Art & Culture
  • Indian Culture ‘s Spectrum Book and CCRT Website.
Science and Technology
  • Daily Newspaper and Monthly Magazine - Science reporter.
Current Affairs and International Relations
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