Book list for Prelims

PAPER -I


1.History of India and Indian National Movement


NCERT’s / textbooks for basic understanding

  • Class 6th – Our Pasts 1
  • Class 7th – Our Pasts II
  • Class 8th – Our Pasts III – Part 1, Part 2
  • Class 9th – India & the Contemporary World I for Mains
  • Class 10th – India & the Contemporary World II for Mains
  • Class 11th – Themes in World History for Mains 
  • Class 11th – Fine arts – An Introduction to Indian Art
  • Class 12th – Themes in Indian History I, Themes in Indian History II, Themes in Indian history
  • Class 11 Tamil Nadu History textbook for Ancient and Medieval History or Old NCERT class 11 for Ancient India and Medieval India  or RS Sharma on Ancient History and Medieval History by Satish Chandra 
  • National Institute of Open School book on culture
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Reference Books

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History of Modern IndiaClick here to PurchaseFlipkart
A Brief History of Modern India - Spectrum PublicationClick here to PurchaseFlipkart
Art and Culture - Nitin SinghaniaClick here to PurchaseFlipkart

2. Indian and World Geography- Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World


NCERT’s / textbooks for basic understanding

  • 6th – The Earth : Our Habitat
  • 7th – Our Environment
  • 8th – Resources & Development
  • 9th – Contemporary India I
  • 10th – Contemporary India II
  • 11th – Fundamentals of Physical Geography, India – Physical Environment
  • 12th – Fundamentals of Human Geography, India – People & Economy

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Certified Physical and Human Geography by G.C LeongClick here to PurchaseClick here to Purchase
Indian Geography by Majid HussainClick here to PurchaseClick here to Purchase
AtlasClick here to PurchaseClick here to Purchase

3. Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political system, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights issues, etc.


NCERT’s / textbooks for basic understanding

  • Class 9th – Democratic Politics I
  • Class 10th – Democratic Politics II
  • Class 11th – Indian Constitution at Work
  • Class 11th – Political Theory
  • Class 12th – Contemporary World Politics
  • Class 12th – Politics in India Since Independence

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Indian Polity by LaxmikanthClick here to PurchaseClick here to Purchase

4. Economic and Social development -Sustainable development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social sector initiatives


NCERT’s / textbooks for basic understanding

  • 9th – Economics
  • 10th – Understanding Economic Development
  • 11th – Indian Economic Development
  • 12th – Introductory Microeconomics
  • 12th – Introductory Macroeconomics 

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Indian Economy for Civil Services by Ramesh SinghClick here to PurchaseClick here to Purchase
Introduction to Macro and Micro Economics by VK OhriClick here to PurchaseClick here to Purchase

5. General issues on environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate change


NCERT’s / textbooks for basic understanding

  • Class 12th Biology – Environment and Ecology part

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Environment by ShankerClick here to PurchaseClick here to Purchase

6. General Science


NCERT’s / Textbooks for basic understanding

  • Class 6th NCERT
  • Class 7th NCERT
  • Class 8th NCERT
  • Class 9th NCERT
  • Class 10th NCERT
  • Class 11th Chapter 14 Chemistry   

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Science and Technology by Neeraj NachiketaClick here to PurchaseClick here to Purchase

7. Social issues and International relations


NCERT’s / textbooks for basic understanding

  • 12th – Social Change & Development in India

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International Relations by Pavneet SinghClick here to Purchase

8. Other important books


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Past year question papers by disha PublicationsClick here to Purchase
India Year Book - Purchase the latest one Click here to Purchase
GS Manual by TMHClick here to Purchase


PAPER -II

Reference books / Materials

  • Try to solve past year question papers, if required purchase the following books
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R.S Aggarwal Verbal and Non Verbal ReasoningClick here to Purchase
Arihant Fast Track MathsClick here to Purchase


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