UPSC Book List PDF Download IAS Preparation

UPSC book list Pdf, Download NCERT book list for UPSC IAS preparation by toppers, List of books for Civil Services Examination conducted by UPSC

UPSC Book List: Union Public Service UPSC conducts one of the toughest exam that is the civil services examination every year. For preparing for IAS examination one has complete the syllabus of UPSC, and for this purpose you need to follow some books. The best books may vary from candidate to candidate depending on his or her previous knowledge and expertise in a particular subject.

The preparation for UPSC IAS examination depends a lot on the books that one can read. we often end up searching for IAS preparation books in bookstores, book fairs and other places, spending a lot of time gathering study material. It is important to choose right books to study for UPSC examination syllabus. The IAS toppers recommend mostly NCERT books for preparation of UPSC exam. UPSC Book List Pdf is given below.

UPSC Book List Pdf

To save IAS aspirants time and effort in gathering UPSC preparation books, we have come up with a single page IAS book list that contains links to all the UPSC books aspirants commonly need. The list of UPSC Books is given below.

NCERT Books List for UPSC IAS Exam

List of NCERT books for UPSC IAS exam is given below.

S.NoSubjectUPSC Books
1HistoryIndia’s Struggle for Independence – Bipan Chandra
Indian Culture – Spectrum
NCERT XI (Ancient & Medieval)
NCERT XII (Modern Indian History)
2GeographyCertificate Physical Geography – G C Leong
NCERT VI – X (Old Syllabus)
NCERT XI, XII (New Syllabus)
World Atlas (Orient Black Swan)
3Indian PolityIndian Polity – M Laxmikanth
4EconomicsIndian Economy by Nitin Singhania
Economic Development & Policies in India – Jain & Ohri
5International RelationsNCERT XII (Contemporary World Politics)
Current Affairs
6CSATTata McGraw Hill CSAT Manual CSAT II – Arihant Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning – R S Aggarwal

UPSC Book List - IAS Prelims

List of UPSC books that are helpful in IAS prelims examination is given below.

S.NoSubjectUPSC Books
1History, Indian Heritage & Culture     [GS Paper 1]Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania
India’s Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra
India after Independence by Bipan Chandra
History of Medieval India by Satish Chandra
Ancient India by R.S Sharma
2Geography   [GS Paper 1]Geography of India by Majid Husain
World Geography by Majid Husain
World Atlas (Orient Black Swan)
Certificate Physical and Human Geography – G C Leong Fundamentals of Physical Geography NCERT Class 11
3Polity & International Relations   [GS Paper 2]Indian Polity by M. Laxmikanth
Introduction to the Constitution of India by DD Basu
International Relations: Pushpesh Pant
4Economy   [GS Paper 3]Indian Economy – Nitin Singhania
Environment and Disaster Management – Tata McGraw Hill
Challenges to Internal Security of India – Ashok Kumar
5Ethics   [GS Paper 4]Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude for Civil Services Main Examination by Subba Rao and P.N. Roy Chaudary
6Solved PapersIAS General Studies Prelims Solved Papers – Vishal Publications
UPSC Book List

UPSC Book List PDF for Civil Services Exam.

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