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Recommended Books For IAS Prelims - GS/CSAT

SR.NO ENGLISH MEDIUM HINDI MEDIUM
1.  History Of Modern India - Bipan Chandra. (History) ADHUNIK BHARAT KA ITIHAS(BIPIN CHANDRA)
2. India's Struggle For Independence - Bipan Chandra. (History)  -
3. India's Ancient Past - R.S. Sharma. (History) PRACHIN BHARAT KA ITIHAS(R.S. SHARMA)
4.  History Of Medieval India - Satish Chandra. (History) MADHYAKALIN BHARAT (RAJNEETI,SAMAJ,SANSKRITI) BY SATISH CHANDRA
5.  The Wonder That Was India - A.L. Bhasham. (Culture) Adhbhut  Bharat( A.L.BASHAM)
6. Facets of Indian Culture - Spectrum. (Culture) BHARATIYA SANSKRITI – SPECTRUM(CULTURE)
7.  Geography of India - Majid Husain. (Geography) BHARAT KA BHUGOL(MAJID HUSSAIN)
8. Oxford School Atlas - Oxford. (Geography) OXFORD STUDENT ATLAS- Oxford(Geography)
9. Certificate Physical and Human Geography - Goh Cheng Leong. (Geography)            -
10. Indian Polity for Civil Services Examinations - M. Laxmikanth. (Polity) BHARAT KI RAJVYAVSTHA(M.LAXMIKANT)
11.  Indian Economy - Ramesh Singh. (Economy) BHARTIYA ARTHVYAVSTHA – RAMESH SINGH(ECONOMY)
12.  Economic Survey. (Economy) ARTHIK SARVEKSHAN (Economy)
13.  Science and Technology in India - TMH. (Science and Technology)       -
14. Environmental Studies from Crisis to Cure 2nd Edition - R.Rajagoplan. (Environment) Paryavaran Evam paristhitiki(R.Rajgopalan)
15. Efforts Towards Green India - Environment and Ecology - Arihant Experts. (Environment) Paryavaran Evam paristhitiki (Arihant)
16.  India Year Book (Current Affairs) Bharat(CA)
17.  Manorama Yearbook. (Current Affairs) Manorama year book(Hindi)
18. CSAT Paper - 2 Manual by TMH or CSAT-II - Arihant (CSAT - Paper 2) Civil services Aptitude test (arihant)
19. Analytical Reasoning - M. K. Pandey (CSAT - Paper 2: Analytical Reasoning)   --
20. Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning - R. S.Aggarwal (CSAT Paper 2: Reasoning) Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning - R. S.Aggarwal (CSAT Paper 2: Reasoning)

IAS Manuals and Previous Year Question Papers

  1.  General Studies For Civil Services Preliminary Examination - TMH. (GS Problem Solving)
  2.  UPSC Civil Services Prelims in 60 days - Rakesh Dwivedi. (Revision)
  3.  IAS Prelims 20 Years General Studies Topic-Wise Solved Papers - Disha.
  4.  IAS (Pre.) Solved Papers General Studies wih CSAT Papers - Arihant.

Books for UPSC Civil Service Main Exam Preparation

SR.NO. ENGLISH MEDIUM HINDI MEDIUM
1. History Of Modern India - Bipan Chandra. (History) ADHUNIK BHARAT KA ITIHAS(BIPIN CHANDRA)
2.  India's Struggle For Independence - Bipan Chandra. (History)          -
3.  The Wonder That Was India - A.L. Bhasham. (Culture) Adhbhut  Bharat( A.L.BASHAM)
4. Facets of Indian Culture - Spectrum. (Culture) BHARATIYA SANSKRITI – SPECTRUM(CULTURE)
5. Geography of India - Majid Husain. (Geography) BHARAT KA BHUGOL(MAJID HUSSAIN)
6.  Oxford School Atlas - Oxford. (Geography) OXFORD STUDENT ATLAS- Oxford(Geography)
7. Certificate Physical and Human Geography - Goh Cheng Leong. (Geography)   -
8.  Indian Polity for Civil Services Examinations - M. Laxmikanth. (Polity) Bharat ki Rajvyavastha
9.  Indian Economy - Ramesh Singh. (Economy) BHARTIYA ARTHVYAVSTHA – RAMESH SINGH(ECONOMY)
10.  Economic Survey. (Economy) Arthik sarvekshan
11.  Science and Technology in India - TMH. (Science and Technology)       -
12. Environmental Studies from Crisis to Cure 2nd Edition - R.Rajagoplan. (Environment) Paryavaran Evam paristhitiki(R.Rajgopalan)
13. Efforts Towards Green India - Environment and Ecology - Arihant Experts. (Environment) Paryavaran Evam paristhitiki (Arihant)
14. India Year Book (Current Affairs) Bharat (CA)
15.  Manorama Yearbook. (Current Affairs) Manorama year book(Hindi)
16.  Contemporay Essays by Ramesh Singh OR 151 ESSAYS For UPSC Mains(Essay Paper)  
17. India After Gandhi - Ramchandra Guha (History - GS1) INDA AFTER GANDHI TRANSLATION BY SHUSHANT JHA
18. Norman Lowe OR History of Modern World - Jain and Mathur (World History - GS1) ADHUNIK VISHWA ITIHASH(JAIN AND MATHUR)
19.  Social Problems In India - Ram Ahuja. (Indian Society - GS1) SAMAJIK SAMASYAYE –RAM AHUJA
20. IAS Mains General Studies Paper 2 (Arihant Manual - GS2) -
21.  Governance in India for CSE. (Governance - GS2) -
22. Pax Indica - Shashi Tharoor. (Foreign Policy - GS2) -
23.  India and the World by Surendra Kumar. (Foreign Policy - GS2) -
24. IAS Mains General Studies - GS3. (Arihant Manual - GS3) -
25.  India's National Security: A Reader. (Internal Security - GS3) -
26.  Challenges to Internal Security of India. (Internal Security - GS3) -
27.  Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude for Civil Services Mains. ( Ethics - GS4) -
28.  IAS Mains General Studies - Ethics. ( Arihant Manual - GS4) -