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Dear students selecting books for upsc for preparing upsc exam is difficult task. As books for upsc are abundantly available we may end up in reading many books for upsc for same subject of GS Prelims or GS mains in UPSC Exam. It's very important to eliminate the books for upsc exam which is not of use while preparing upsc exam.
Below is the list of books for UPSC Civil Service Examination. The list of books for UPSC mainly covers General Studies in Civil Service Examination conducted by UPSC.

GENERAL STUDIES BOOK LIST  ( GS Prelims and GS Mains)

Miscellaneous

Below is the list of miscellaneous source of books for UPSC for preparing GS Mains and GS Prelims in UPSC Exam.

1. Previous Years Question Paper Analysis for both GS Prelims and GS Mains
2. India Year Book by Publication Division

History

Below is the list related to History subject books for UPSC in GS Mains and GS Prelims in UPSC Exam.

3. 11 and 12 th NCERT books
4. India’s Struggle for Independence by Bipin Chandra and Others
5. India since Independence by Bipin Chandra
6. India After Gandhi by Ramchandra Guha
7. World History Guide by Jain and Mathur

Geography

Below is the list related to Geography subject books for UPSC in GS Mains and GS Prelims in UPSC Exam.

8. 11 and 12 th NCERT books
9. Certificate Physics and Human Geography by Goh Cheng Leong
10. Oxford Student Atlas for India

Environment

Below is the list related to Environment subject books for UPSC in GS Mains and GS Prelims in UPSC Exam.

11. ICSE 9th and 10th standard book of environment education

Polity

Below is the list related to Polity subject books for UPSC in GS Mains and GS Prelims in UPSC Exam.

12. 11 and 12 th NCERT books
13. Indian polity for civil services by M Laxmikant
14. Introduction to the constitution of India by D. D. Basu
15. Concise encyclopedia of Indian polity and governance by Subhash c Kashyap
16. Our Parliament by S C Kashyap

Science and technology

Below is the list related to Science and Technology subject books for UPSC in GS Mains and GS Prelims in UPSC Exam.

17. 8, 9 and 10 th NCERT books for Science
18. 11 and 12 th NCERT books for Biology
19. 11 and 12 th NCERT books for Physics
20. Guide for Science and Technology by Spectrum Publication

Economy

Below is the list related to Economy subject books for UPSC in GS Mains and GS Prelims in UPSC Exam.

21. 11 and 12 th NCERT books
22. Indian Economy by Dutt and Sundharam or Uma Kapila
23. Latest Economic Survey

Social Issues

Below is the list related to Social Issues subject books for UPSC in GS Mains and GS Prelims in UPSC Exam.

24. 11 and 12 th NCERT books of Sociology
25. Social Problems in India by Ram Ahuja

International Relations

Below is the list related to International Relations subject books for UPSC in GS Mains and GS Prelims in UPSC Exam.

26. Challenge and Strategy: Rethinking India's Foreign Policy by Rajiv Sikri

Current Events

Below is the list related to Current Events books for UPSC in GS Mains and GS Prelims in UPSC Exam.

27. Newspapers- The Hindu, Indian Express
28. Magazines- Yojana, Kurukshetra, Frontline, World Focus, Science Reporter etc.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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