UPSC Prelims Preparation Books and Sources

 UPSC Prelims Preparation Books and Sources

Here are the list of UPSC Prelims Preparation Books to Refer;

Note: Reference books are not absolutely necessary to read from exam point of view. But, if you are seeking more understanding and knowledge, and have the required time and energy, they are worth reading.

For Mains Strategy and Books Click Here

UPSC Prelims Preparation Books to Refer

1. CURRENT AFFAIRS:

Important Sources (Follow any one newspaper for news items (preferably The Hindu); one for editorial (best Indian Express); and one Business newspaper  – only editorials (best is Livemint).

  • The Hindu
  • The Indian Express
  • Press Information Bureau (keep checking the Features section for imp articles and our weekly PIB Gist)
  • PRS (only for recent Bills and articles related to them)
  • IDSA: Institute for Defense Studies and Analysis (keep checking every 2-3 days for in-depth IR articles)
  • Yojana and Kurukshetra (no need to read all articles – read selectively)
  • LokSabha and RajyaSabha Debates

OR

2. HISTORY

Modern India

  • NCERT – Class 8th (New) – ‘Our Pasts – III’
  • NCERT-Class 12th ‘Modern India’ (OLD)
  • Tamil Nadu Edition- Class 12th

OR

  • Spectrum Modern India – Rajiv Ahir

Reference Book: India’s Struggle for Independence – Bipan Chandra; Plassey to Partition by Sekhar Bandyopadhyay

Medieval India

  • NCERT – Class 7th (New) –‘Our Pasts –II’
  • NCERT – Class 11th ‘Medieval India’ (OLD)- Satish Chandra
  • Tamil Nadu Edition-Class 11th
  • Ancient and Medieval India –  Poonam Dalal Dahiya

Ancient India

  • NCERT– Class 11th ‘Ancient India’ (OLD)- R.S. Sharma
  • NCERT– Class 12th ‘Themes in Indian History- Part I’ (NEW)- Chapters 1 to 6
  • Tamil Nadu Edition – Class 11th
  • Ancient and Medieval India –  Poonam Dalal Dahiya

NOTE: Most part of ‘Culture’ section overlaps with Ancient and Medieval History. Apart from the above mentioned books, you can refer the below link for more information on Culture.

You need to study CCRT Website –  CCRT ; Performing Arts and Literary Arts

 

3. GEOGRAPHY

  • NCERT Social Science, Class 6th (New) ‘The Earth Our Habitat’
  • NCERT Social Science, Class 7th (New) ‘Our Environment’
  • NCERT Social Science, Class 8th (New) ‘ Resource and Development’
  • NCERT Social Science, Class 9th (New) ‘Contemporary India’
  • NCERT Social Science, Class 10th (New) ‘Contemporary India-Part II’
  • NCERT – Class 11th (New)
    • Fundamentals of Physical Geography
    • India physical environment
  • NCERT – Class 12th (New)
    • Fundamentals of Human Geography
    • India – People and Economy
  • Atlas: Orient BlackSwan School Atlas (or) Oxford School Atlas

Reference Book: Certificate Physical and Indian Geography – Goh Cheng Leong; OLD NCERT Geography – Class 11th and 12th (if you can find them 🙂 )

4. POLITY

  • NCERT – 6th to 8th (for basic understanding)
  • NCERT- Class 9th to 12th (for understanding more on democracy and federalism)
  • Indian Polity – M Laxmikanth

Reference Book: Introduction to Indian Constitution – D.D.Basu

5. ECONOMICS

  • Macroeconomics- Class 12th , NCERT
  • NCERT 11th – Indian Economic Development
  • NCERT- Class 9thand 10th (for basics)
  • Indian Economy – Ramesh Singh-Selective (Chapters on)
  • Introduction (GDP, GNP, growth etc.)

  • Evolution of the Indian economy

  • Banking

  • Inflation & Business Cycle

  • Agriculture

  • India and the Global Economy (include chapters relating to it)

  • Human development

  • Technology and environment

For understanding concepts refer to either of these:

  • Sriram’s IAS Economics Notes

6. SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

  • The Hindu-Monday Edition (not technical news, only application based science & Tech)
  • NCERT- Class 6th to 10th
  • NCERT – Biology – 11th (Unit IV & V only – read basic concepts not technical details)
  • NCERT Biology – 12th (Chapters 4, 5 and rest from 7 to 16 – all important – read line by line except technical details)
  • NCERT – Biology – 12th (OLD) – Chapter 9 onwards
  • NCERT – Physics – 11th (Chap 1,5 & 8) and 12th (Chap 15 only)
  • NCERT – Chemistry – 11th (Chap 1 & 14 only) and 12th (Chap 14 & 16 only)
  • Science reporter- Selectively

 7. ENVIRONMENT

  • ICSE Board- Environmental studies- Class 10th and 11th
  • NCERT- Geography Books (in 6th to 12th there are lot of chapters on Environment)
  • Science NCERT books mentioned above
  • Shankar IAS Notes
  • Current affairs

Reference material : Shankar IAS notes on Environment

8. SOCIAL ISSUES & NEW POLICIES/SCHEMES

  • vikaspedia.in (lists all schemes Ministry and sector wise with details)
  • India yearbook
  • NCERT books mentioned above
  • Current affairs (also keep checking our weekly PIB Gists – very important)

Ending notes:

  • We will never make you restrict your choices. But the above is essential for a solid preparation. 

  • There are people who qualify without even reading NCERTs or any most followed resources. The key to their success is smart study. They spend more time in chalking out what not to study than what to study.

  • If they follow one source, they keep on revising from the same along with complementing it with dynamic updates.

  • If you trust your resource, please stick to it. Never rush to fascinating books or suggested resources that are never ending. You are bound to fall. Because you are running behind them.

  • While NCERT books may sound deceptively simple, trust us, they are not!

All the best! Please leave your doubts and comments here.

Thank you 🙂

  • Bilal Ahmad

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  • RANJEET KUMAR

    sir do we need to study addition book for mains GS part or prelims and mains book are almost same

  • RANJEET KUMAR

    sir will we have to study additional books for mains or same books+ca are sufficient for mains do reply i ask this question on many website but no one looking to address the confusion

    • Hi Ranjeet!

      We would love to help you out.
      For Modern History, Culture, Geography, Environment, Science & Tech, Economy (partly), Polity (partly), the above sources will be sufficient. Current affairs too will be covered comprehensively if you stick to these CA sources.

      But, for other portions like IR, Post-Independence Consolidation; Agriculture, Security and Disaster Management, and ethics you will need to refer to additional sources.

      In a few days, we will be coming up with a comprehensive strategy and complete book/source list for Mains. Let us know if you have additional queries and keep visiting us. Hopefully, all your queries will get addressed. 🙂

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    Thxs .is it be profitable to read science reporter or down to earth magazines .

    If u have soft copy pls upload old ncert biology 12.

    • Not now. Time up 🙂

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    • Thank You
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  • Rafia

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    • Before 2005

      • Saurabh

        Thank you

  • new_avtar

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    • No need

      Refer to our strategy for Mains

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  • swetha

    Where can I buy the ICSE environmental studies books? Can you please tell us the name of the publication/author?

    • Beta Publication…In Delhi or any other city where ICSE medium is taught

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    • will try our best. Thank you

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  • WraithofK

    So i need more clarity about which history books you are talking about. The ancient india books that i know of are from Rs Sharma and Makkhan Lal and both those books were for class XI. Who is the writer of the ancient india book for class XII.
    Same goes for Medieval India for Class XII. All i know about is Romila Thapar and Satish Chandra and they are also class XI ncert. The confusion is quite baffling to me. Need clarifications on these class XII old ncert asap. THANKS.

  • shivchandra band

    hi iasbaba which books are perferable for csat-2

  • Tanmana Sarma

    Wat about mains?? what all books should i refer

    • Refer to Mains Strategy- TOP MENU- Under GS MAINS- Mains Strategy

  • Nitesh

    Ncert class 8 history our pasts-iii has two books ,part 1 and 2.Which is the new one that you are referring to?And the books in ncert website are old or new ones?Please kindly reply.Anyways you guys are doing a great job.KUDOS……

  • sameer bansal

    iasbaba sir i have bought icse books for history and civic but i found i factual mistake in civic,now i am in dilemma whether to continue with icse or shift to ncert

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  • Ashish Desai

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  • Ankur Singh

    In Ancient India, we should read all the 3 books or anyone as they are almost the same in contents. Also for current affairs reading only The Hindu, anyone competitive magazine, Kurukshetra and Yojana are sufficient? Please reply Sir. Thank you.

    • Go through our Magazine and Daily News Analysis. Also Yojana Gist….you may find them useful 🙂

      Anyone book will suffice….

      Go to Top Menu Bar- Baba’s Current Affairs- You will find subsections for all of them

      • Ankur Singh

        Thanks a ton Sir

  • bhaskaran

    For polity only D.D.Basu is enough ??? laxmikanth is must???? because in using only D.D.Basu!!!!!

    • Its given as Reference Book- Not compulsory 🙂

      We already mentioned at the TOP….Do read carefully

  • Pradeep

    Hi , i want to know that how is it possible to get all the possible current affairs related articles (from Hindu Times of India, live mint etc) and prepare based on that for mains. Because while studying basics we don’t have time to see all the article in detail and study based on that for mains and prelims(questions in culture and environment). Thanks in advance .Please do reply i am waiting for your answer .

    • We are doing it for you Man in our DNA…which is issue based. We pick issues and then collect all the dimensions from these newspapers and present it before you 🙂

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        • Wait for 2016 Plan to be announced on 29th. Since you have shown interest, you will be taken into consideration if you like the plan 🙂

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  • Rishabh tewari

    Do we have to study class 11th culture/fine arts book and sociology 12th ncert book.? In one of the articles it was written as must but you guys haven’t mentioned it here.
    I

  • ritesh dubey

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    • Pablo Escobar

      it is necessary to read all books

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  • nks01

    hello baba…ramesh singh’s mentioned chapters r the only ones to be covered na?

    • Yes dear

      • nks01

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  • Ranjith

    really thank you.( IASBABA). pls suggest some video guidence or ppt in english for geography. as I’m having trouble in it. pls pls pls. suggest

    • Go for mrunal’s video on geography

      • Ranjith

        thanks

  • pavankumar sarnala

    What is the difference between India’s struggle for independence(Bipin chandra) and India since independence (Bipin chandra) ????
    which book should i follow ???
    wil spectrum’s –> ” Brief history of modren india” covers both the above mentioned books ?????
    plz reply …
    Thank in advance…

    • Pavan

      For Mains you need to selectively read from both the books

      Difference

      1. India’s Struggle for Independence includes events from 1857 to 1947
      2. India Since Independence includes events after independence- This book precisely covers topics of Paper 1 Mains- Post Consolidation of India.

      • Ranjith

        if possible baba can you pls mention some important chapters.I will follow that chapters only, because both books are bulky.

  • Gaurav

    Hello baba g ….i have few questions- 1.i have read all the ncert for geography upto 12th nd gc leong . So is it sufficient or should i go for majjid hussain too. 2.for modern indian history i am preparing from spectrum .so along with it should i go for bipin chandra . 3.i have sudied ncert science upto 10th nd 11th 12th too but there are still many questions which i am not able to solve from science section ..so whats the statergy for this section
    Sir waiting for your reply….

  • Binto Behanan

    Hello baba,hv a doubt on reading of ncert class 12 macro economics,many sources say we require only selective reading,but what all chapters to be avoided nd what all to be read are not mentioned anywhere,mrunal mentions chapters to be studies in class 12 micro economics and wt to be skipped,but no help found anywhere regarding 12 macro economics SELECTIVE READING,need help baba,waiting for your valuable advice……..

  • Prashant Shiva

    Can anyone recommend me a exhaustive book fr GS 4 mains.. Plus…

  • Tharun Kommana

    I am a fresh aspirant of ias. Can you give me certain tips for my start up ????
    First give me tips to crack prelims 2016

  • Faristha

    Hi! Baba ji could you plz suggest what to study for International relation?
    i have 2 books for IR ‘ India foreign policy by VP dutt & IR in the 21st century by pushpesh pant. Are these books worth to read or should I buy other material? If yes which book to study?
    Reference books for commerce and strategy to follow?
    NCERT 11th and 12th for biology , could u plz suggest topics or chapter names as there confusion in old and new books?
    Ehtics ref. Book? Plz baba plz reply.

  • Poseidon_GreekGod

    @@iasbaba:disqus : NCERT- Class 11th ‘Ancient India’ (OLD)
    Which one is this RS Sharma or Makkhan Lal?

  • DD

    Thank you very much.
    I visited prelims strategy along with this article on books to refer and able to get the most comprehensive idea of preparation required.
    This will help.

  • Deepika

    Sir Ji, is NCERT geography sufficient if studied smartly????

    • Sunshine

      NCERTS provide you the foundation ….. For e.g it’s like cement,brick and mortar in building a house …. And other standard sources (newspaper ,govt reports , Yojana etc) are like paint … No doubt that you can build ur house using cement and mortar but u need to paint it too to make it look beautiful 🙂
      I hope you got my point

      And as per geography section is concerned for GS – you can study from NCERTS and just keep a tab on recent developments or issues that keeps on popping in newspaper and your work would be done.

      For e.g global warming , frequency of floods, new geological epoch-anthropocene, factors for industrial locations ,importance of conservation of wetlands….. And the list goes on…….

      You can club Geography with environment and disaster management … That would make your preparation structured and simple 🙂

  • Aravindh Innocent

    thanku so much sir.sir u r giving only paper1 syllabus books but prelims paper2 which books are prefer and main syllabus books please tell me sir.

  • mogwli

    hi baba
    do i need to study from majid hussain for indian or world geography for prelims??

    • Refer to NCERT and Current Affairs for Indian Geo and G.C Leong for World

  • seema pathak

    Respect sir, thank you very much for this wonderful strategy.sir i have already read mazid hussain for ecology.. so what should i do..do i have to read sankar ecology book

    • Keep updating yourself with Current Affairs of Environment Part. Also look at previous year papers and demarcate the areas and prepare them from internet. Additionally read NCERT well. It would be sufficient

  • seema pathak

    Sir please tell me we have to read governance by m.laxmikanth.please sir reply soon

    • Only if you are Pub Ad student 🙂

  • seema pathak

    Yes sir, its my optional paper. Sir but according to the syllabus it has given indian polity and governance so, i got a doubt.one thing more sir you have talk about social issues its a part of mains but you have given in prelim strategy? sir im totally confused please help me out.?

  • seema pathak

    Sir my 3 queries_1.Yes im a pubad student but that is an optional part so no need to read now means for prelims ?2.sir according to the syllabus its has given indian polity and governance..what that me?
    3.sir social issue is part of mains and schemes are part of financial inclusion i.e economic so, how can social issue be part of prelims ?sir im totally confused what to read what not to read.

  • nahid

    Hi Sir
    First of all thanks 4 ur approach..commendable job sir
    I ve a question ….. I hv started writing….bt one of my friend is saying that it is not right tym to do this first of all we should get prepare 4 preliminary….wt should I do I m totally confuzd……plz help me

  • Akshit

    @[email protected]:disqus – Sir who is the author of the OLD NCERT-Medieval India that you have mentioned. Is it Satish chandra or Romila Thapar?
    Just a suggestion, It would be great of you can mention the name of the Author as well since NCERT have released so many version that it becomes difficult to know which books actually we have to read 🙂

    • Refer satish chandra

      • blufl0

        sir, my economics is very weak. Could you please tell me one source for economics which covers both prelims and mains??
        please help sir.
        waiting for your reply.

  • seema pathak

    Baba ji we have read complete book of gc leong or physical part? Please reply soon.
    Thank you

  • PrSnT

    Sir,you have mentioned NCERT Biology 12th std. twice here…so which should we go for ?? And also should we prefer NEW NCERT or OLD for SCIENCE class 6 to 12..??

  • ranjeet

    great work thanx a ton!!

  • rahul

    hw is this blog for study material

    dgsguru.blogspot.com

  • Deepak Yadav

    sir.. what if one studies icse books from 6th to 10th.. history civics n geography..?? still need to study ncert or is it enough..??

  • purna

    thank u baba .iam purna going to give my prelims in 2017 plz give the details of the program baba.

  • manjhi

    babaji ki booti…. thanks sir..

  • Dushyanth

    Sir, I am a II PU science Student…I decided to join BA HEP ..am I right sir ?

  • Bijeshwar Yaduvanshi

    sir should i read all chapters from ncert or selective chapters if selective.
    please provide me chapters, class wise of history and geography’

  • Ashish mishra

    Dear sir ,
    whatever u have metioned above i.e Books to refer . If i stick with it as a beginner will i able to clear my prelims .. i’am going to give this in 2017 plz reply BaBa.?? do reply i’m waiting…

    • Ishque Nanni

      Same is the case with me! please comment Baba ji

      • Yes till we start ILP 2017, stick to this and get your basics clear

        • Yash

          hello sir, I want to write the exam in my final year i.e., 2018. I am unclear about how to prepare and what to and what not to read. I’ve been doing research for sometime now and based on that i had jotted down names of some reference books of which I couldn’t find any here. pls help me

    • Yes till we start ILP 2017, stick to this and get your basics clear,,,

  • viplav

    Is there any addition to the above mentioned books for mains preparation???

  • sarvesh awana

    Instead of going for ncerts of geography can i refer only Majid hussain for geography preparation??

  • Saswat S Nayak

    Thanks a lot baba you really are giving sophomores preparing from far flung areas without access to any coaching facilities, a lot of hope 😀

  • shubhi

    Thanku sir

  • umesh yadav

    BANGALORE Aspirants: HI, I am not preparing for IAS anymore, and I have printed notes from Sriram (complete set for prelims and mains- and recommended by Gaurav A), old NCERTs 11th and 12th, all new NCERT from 6th to 12th, Spectrum Geography, Shankar for Environment and host of other books and notes- Nitin Singhania’s notes too, laxmikant, Bipinchandra, Basu, IYB etc etc (I have most of them-mentioned in the above list). I would like to sell all this at half price. Any Bangalore based aspirant can contact me/ mail me or leave a comment with his/her email id, in case you would like to buy.

    • Rishi

      I’m interested. Please mail me the details at [email protected]

    • Logan

      put in olx

    • vaibhav borude

      mail me at [email protected]

      • umesh yadav

        Pls check email. Have mailed you the details.

    • pons
      • umesh yadav

        sent. pls check

    • durga nandakumar

      I am interested in buying old ncert books , shankar environment book and sriram material .
      My mail id :[email protected]

      • umesh yadav

        Pls check your email. I have sent details.

    • PrabhuRajendren

      Hi Umesh,

      Pls mail me the details : [email protected]
      Mob : +91-7204743731

      • umesh yadav

        sent you details.pls check email

    • disqus_av0xN16O5z

      Pls mail me the details to [email protected]

      • umesh yadav

        pls check email. sent you details.

    • SUNNY KUMAR

      Pls send me the link on [email protected]

      • umesh yadav

        sent, pls check

    • anuradha

      [email protected]
      Plz Send me detail.

      • umesh yadav

        Pls check email

    • Suraj Tekale
    • IndiraP

      Hi Umesh

      I am interested.Please mail me the details to [email protected]

    • Moulali 92

      Hello, umesh

      Recently i have decided to study for IAS/IPS (Civil service exams) and i am most confused with study materials,,

      Could you please share me the materials to my personal mail id is

      [email protected]

    • Supreeth BR

      I’m interested Pls.. I’m starting wid my preparations now . Pls help me. [email protected]

  • ravulapalli yadav

    He umesh yadav i i am interested to buying books please mail me [email protected]..

    • umesh yadav

      Please check your email, I have mailed you the details.

  • Shashank Tiwari

    Hi @disqus_G1eu2GXhtN:disqus Please mail me the detail on [email protected]

    • umesh yadav

      sent you an email. please check

  • Shashank Tiwari

    Hi Umesh Please mail me the detail on [email protected]

  • Vamsi Mallepogu

    Tnx a lot Baba for clear demarcation of strategy and Book list

  • Avril Lavigne

    Theatres of India

  • Vp Ias Aspirant

    Thanks a lot for suggested books..

  • Addy

    Baba can you please tell me the name/author and link for ICSE environment books. There are many such books claiming to be the standard ones.

  • ganesan m

    Can u please tell me a good source to prepare for paper-ii of commerce and accountancy optional viz. organisational theory, human resource management et

  • ram surath

    Thanks a lot for this valuable information.

  • pooja mishra

    sir i read lot for ias prelims this year 2016 now i have some days to revise i want to know whatever u mentioned above books and some sites this is enough to get qualify in prelims

  • pooja mishra

    this is my email pls reply fast [email protected]

  • vikas Chandraker

    Sir please provide the link of ICSE environment studies class 10 and 11

  • Rohit Maurya

    Any one with Commerce and Accountancy optional

    • CA Dhananjay OJHA

      yes, Pls contact at – [email protected]

      • poorni

        hi sir this is poorni .
        i would like to get guidance regarding commerce and accountancy optional

  • Ehasan

    I have done all the books and revised 13 time can i qualify the cse exam

    • civil aspirant 2017

      no

    • vijay Gawai

      ncert books is not enough……!!

  • Kanika

    Hello.. I wanted to know about how can I apply for Indian corporate law service under UPSC? I am a graduate from Delhi University and pursuing CS also. Thanks in advance

    • Karthick Annamalai

      U have to appear for civil services so u can opt for ICLS and start ur service as Assistant Registrar Of Companies/Assistant Official Liquidator/Assistant Director / Entry-level (Probationer)

  • abran

    sir what uh have provided information izh that knough to get a good rank

  • material king

    NCERT book Downloads free and direct download links for all classes

    Ncert English medium book download for upsc ias pepartion
    http://www.visioniasmaterials.com/2017/05/all-ncert-books-pdf-download-history.html

    Ncert Hindi medium book download for upsc ias pepartion

    http://www.visioniasmaterials.com/2017/05/all-ncert-hindi-medium-books-pdf.html

  • aman varman

    sir i want to know that is it important to make notes from ncert’s of any subject.

  • Anurag Solanki

    Any one preparing for Ifos with forestry, or zoology optional?

  • shubham jain

    i want notes for electrical engineering optional

  • saket

    **22 MUST READ BOOKS FOR UPSC**
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  • Devendra

    Is there anyone who has Shankar IAS’s Environment notes ?

    • SushilkumaR

      its available on amazon , purchase when it goes down to rs 310. may be during upcoming sale

  • Priyanka Patel

    please make notes of psychology optional and referred books

  • nikita dubey

    There is necessary to read science ncert bcoz I don’t like science subject and I am arts student

    • SushilkumaR

      you have to , its imp. there are up to 12-17 questions in cse pt every year

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