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Here I am suggesting you some of the topic wise Reference books on General Studies for Civil Services Exam

Topic Wise Reference on General Studies

Books on Indian History & Culture:
NCERT (+ 2 level) — Ancient India, Medieval India, Modern India.
Publication Division : Gazetteer of India (Vol 2 : History & Culture)
Gandhi Nehru Tagore & Ambedkar — Gopal Krishna
Bipin Chandra - Modern India
A.C.Banerjee - History of Modern India Raghavan Aiyer — Mahatma Gandhi

Books on Geography:
NCERT : Physical Geography of India for X - XII Std
A Good School Atlas
Sharma & Cotinho : Economic and Commercial Geography of India.
Khullar : India- A Comprehnsive Geography
Charles Farro : General Principles of World Geography
Charles Farro : Monsoon Asia Reports published by Centre for Science and Enviornment And Tata Energy Research Institute
National journal - Kurukshetra, Yojana etc.
Down to earth

Books on Indian Economy:
NCERT (+1 level)—Evolution of Indian Economy(I C Dhingra).
Mishra & Puri or Dutt & Sundaram - Indian Economy
Economic Survey
The Economic Times,Business Standard

Books on Social and National Issues :
Social Problem - Ram Ahuja
Social Welfare Magazine - Published by ministry of social welfare
IIPa Journal

Books on Indian Polity:
NCERT (+1 level)—Indian Political System
N.L. Madan : Bhartiya Rajya Vyavastha
D.D. Basu—Indian Constitution
Kashyap—Constitution of India
Publication Division—Subhash C. Kashyap : Our Parliament
P.M. Bakshi—Indian Constitution
Our Constitution : Subhash C. kashyap
Perspective on Constitution : S.C. Kashyap
Frontline Magazine
IIPa Journal

Books on Science & Technology:
NCERT : (10 level) : Science, (+2 level) : Biology.
Popular Science Series (CSIR)
Reports Of the Ministry of Science and Technology Yojana
Science Reporter
Science and Technology in India - Spectrum

Books on Statistics:
(NCERT +1 level) Elementary Statistics
S.C.Gupta : Statistical Methods

Books on India and the World :
Journal of peace Studies
World Focus
Strategic Analysis
South Asian Journal

Other Books for General Studies:
India Year Book latest
One competitive Magazine
Guides like Tata Mc Graw Hill, Spectrum or Unique For General Reference 4. The Pearson General Studies Manual
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Old February 24th, 2015, 11:59 AM
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Here I am suggesting you some best books for Preparation of Civil Services Preliminary Exam.

Best Books for Civil Services Preliminary Exam:

1. Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination: General Studies - I Paperback – 1 Nov 2014
Author: Jigeesha's
Publisher: LexisNexis
Language: English

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2. Indian Polity (English) 4th Edition
Author: M Laxmikanth
Language: English
Publisher: McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited

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3. Indian Economy for Civil Services Examination (English) 6th Edition
Author: Ramesh Singh
Language: English

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Some other Best Books for Civil Services Preliminary Exam:

• Essential Books For IAS Prelims – GS/CSAT
• History Of Modern India – Bipan Chandra. (History)
• India’s Struggle For Independence – Bipan Chandra. (History)
• Facets of Indian Culture – Spectrum. (Culture)
• Geography of India – Majid Husain. (Geography)
• Oxford School Atlas – Oxford. (Geography)
• Certificate Physical and Human Geography – Goh Cheng Leong. (Geography)
• Indian Polity for Civil Services Examinations – M. Laxmikanth. (Polity)
• Indian Economy – Ramesh Singh. (Economy)
• Economic Survey (2013-14). (Economy)
• Science and Technology in India – TMH. (Science and Technology)
• Environmental Studies from Crisis to Cure 2nd Edition – R.Rajagoplan. (Environment)
• India Year Book (Current Affairs)
• Manorama Yearbook. (Current Affairs)
• CSAT 2015 : Paper – 2 Manual by TMH or CSAT-II – Arihant (CSAT – Paper 2)
• Analytical Reasoning – M. K. Pandey (CSAT – Paper 2 : Analytical Reasoning)
• Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning – R. S.Aggarwal (CSAT Paper 2 : Reasoning)
• IAS Manuals and Previous Year Question Papers (Click to Buy Online)
• General Studies For Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2015 – TMH. (GS Problem Solving)
• UPSC Civil Services Prelims in 60 days – Rakesh Dwivedi. (Revision)
• IAS Prelims 20 Years General Studies Topic-Wise Solved Papers (1995-2014) – Disha.
• IAS (Pre.) Solved Papers General Studies wih CSAT 2013 – Arihant.
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