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The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Preliminary examination is conducted to join IAS or the Indian Forest Services.

The Civil Services Preliminary Examination consists of objective-type multiple-choice questions divided into following two papers:
General Studies I
General Studies II

Here are some books for preparation of Civil Services Preliminary examination.

Indian History:
India Struggle for Independence by Bipin Chandra
NCERT Books (XI and XII)
Gandhi Nehru Tagore and Ambedkar by Gopal Krishna
Modern India by Bipin Chandra
History of Modern India by A.C.Banerjee


Geography:
NCERT Books (XI and XII),
Economic and Commercial Geography of India by Sharma and Cotinho
India - A Comprehensive Geography by Khullar
General Principles of World Geography by Charles Farro
School Atlas


Indian Economy:
NCERT Books
Evolution of Indian Economy by I C Dhingra
Indian Economy by Mishra and Puri
Economic Survey by Dutt and Sundaram
The Economic Times
Business Standard
Pratiyogita Darpan
National Journal Yojana


Indian Polity:
Constitution of India by Bakshi
NCERT books on Indian Political System
Bhartiya Rajya Vyavastha by N.L. Madan
Indian Constitution by D.D. Basu
Indian Constitution by P.M. Bakshi
Our Constitution by Subhash C. Kashyap


General Science:
Tata Mc Graw Hill Guide
NCERT Books
Popular Science Series (CSIR)
Reports of the Ministry of Science and Technology by Yojana
Science Reporter
Science and Technology in India by Spectrum
Anatomy and Physiology by Evelyn Pearce

Current Affairs:
India Today
The Hindu
The Times of India
Frontline
Civil Service Chronicle
Chanakya
Competition wizard
Civil Services Today


Mental Ability:
Quantitative Apitude by R.S. Aggarwal


Data Interpretation:
Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency by Tyra and Kundan


English Comprehension and Communication:
Objective General English by R.S. Agarwal


Logical Reasoning:
A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Agarwal
A new Approach to Reasoning by Sijwali and Sijwali
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Here I am listing the names of some of the good Books for UPSC IAS Preliminary Exam which will help you in your preparation:

Reference Books for Preliminary Examination: General Studies

Indian History - India Struggle for Independence by Bipin Chandra; NCERT Books ( XI & XII ) Buy Now
Geography - Spectrum
Indian Polity - Constitution of India by Bakshi
Indian Economy - Plus One, Plus Two Books, Pratiyogita Darpan
General Science - Tata Mc Graw Hill Guide
Mental Ability - Quantitative Apitude by R.S. Aggarwal
Current Affairs - Some magazines and Newspapers
The Hindu/The Times of India
Frontline
Civil Service Chronicle
Chanakya
Competition WIZARD
Civil Services Today
Civil Services India Buy Now
Guides
Tata Mc Graw Hill
Spectrum
Unique

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.

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

Books on Social and National Issues :
Social Problem - Ram Ahuja
Social Welfare Magazine - Published by ministry of social welfare
Yojana/Kurukshetra
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 Bu
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
The Pearson General Studies Manual
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