IAS preparation books

Preparation for a gruelling exam like Civil Services examination requires meticulous planning and as a part of groundwork, the selection of relevant books and study-material is one of the most important decisions one makes.

While choosing books and study-material, candidates need to keep in mind the innovative and creative approach of UPSC.

As you need conceptual clarity as well as application, a mix of some basic books, standard text-books help you gain knowledge and insights about the topics covered in the syllabus and an effective use of newspapers and internet renders a great support in updating the information and being abreast with the contemporary developments.

We are giving suggested book-list for different papers at different stages of the examination that can be considered for an effective preparation.


Preliminary Examination - Suggested Book-List

On Wednesday 11th December 2013  

A list of some useful books for Preliminary Examination Paper 1 and 2 is given for your consideration.


Last Update Monday 26th January 2015

26-01-2015
Main Examination - Suggested Book-List

On Wednesday 11th December 2013  A list of some useful books for General Studies and some of the Optional Subjects for Main Examination is given for your consideration.
Last Update Saturday 18th January 2014

18-01-2014