Essential IAS Books For UPSC Civil Services (Prelims) Exam Preparation:

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History of Modern India by Bipan Chandra [History]
A Brief History of Modern India by Spectrum [History]
India's Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra [History]
India Since Independence by Bipan Chandra [History]
India's Ancient Past by R.S. Sharma [History]
History Of Medieval India by Satish Chandra [History]
The Wonder That Was India by A. L. Basham [Culture]
Facets of Indian Culture by Spectrum [Culture]
Oxford School Atlas [Geography]
Geography of India by Majid Husain [Geography]
Certificate Physical and Human Geography by Goh Cheng Leong [Geography]
Indian and World Geography by Majid Husain [Geography]
Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth [Polity]
Introduction to the Constitution of India by D. D. Basu [Polity]
Our Constitution: An Introduction to India’s Constitution and Constitutional
Law by Subhash C. Kashyap [Polity]
Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh [Economy]
Indian Economy by Dutt and Sundharam [Economy]
March of The Indian Economy by I. C. Dhingra [Economy]
Economic Survey of India [Economy]
Developments in Science and Technology by Spectrum [Science & Tech.]
Environmental Studies: From Crisis to Cure by R.Rajagoplan [Environment]
Efforts Towards Green India: Environment and Ecology [Environment]
India Year Book by Publications Division [Current Affairs]
Manorama Yearbook [Current Affairs]
CSAT Paper– II Manual by TMH [CSAT – Paper 2]
CSAT Paper - 2 by Arihant [CSAT – Paper 2]
Analytical Reasoning by M. K. Pandey [CSAT – Paper 2]
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R. S. Aggarwal [CSAT – Paper 2]

GS Manuals and Previous Year Question Papers for IAS Prelims & Mains:

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General Studies for Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2016 by TMH
20 Years CSAT G.Studies IAS Prelims Topic-wise Solved Papers [1995-2014]
IAS Prelims (Paper I) 101 Speed Tests Practice Workbook with 10 Practice Sets
IAS Prelims (Paper II) 101 Speed Tests Practice Workbook with 10 Practice Sets
14000+ Objective Questions - General Studies 2015
UPSC Mains General Studies Chapterwise Solved Papers [1997-2014]

Essential Civil Service (Prelims) Exam Books in Hindi:

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Adhunik Bharat ka Etihas by Vipin Chandra [History]
Adhunik Bharat Ka Etihas by Spectrum [History]
Adhunik Bharatiya Itihas : Ek Navin Mulayankan by B. L. GROVER [History]
Pracheen Bharat Ka Itihaas Evam Sanskriti by P. L. Gautam (TMH) [History]
Madhyakaleen Bharat Rajniti, Samaj Aur Sanskriti by Satish Chandra [History]
Prarambhik Bharat Ka Parichay by Ram Sharan Sharma [History]
Bhartiya Sanskriti by Spectrum [Cultural]
Bharat Evam Vishwa ka Bhugol by Majid Husain [Geography]
Bhugol by Spectrum [Geography]
Bharat Ka Bhugol by Majid Husain [Geography]
Bhaugolik Manchitravali (Atlas) by TMH [Geography]
Bharat Ki Rajvyavastha by M. Laxmikanth [Polity]
Bharatiya Shasan by M. Laxmikanth [Polity]
Bharat Ka Samvidhan: Ek Parichaya by D.D. Basu [Polity]
Hamari Sansad by Subhash Kashyap [Polity]
Bhartiya Arthvyavastha by Ramesh Singh [Economy]
Aarthik Samiksha 2014-15 [Economy]
Objective General Science with Subjective [Science]
Vigyan Evam Prodiyogiki ka Vikas by TMH [Science & Technology]
Vigyan Evam Prodhogiki by Spectrum [Science & Technology]
Paryavaran Evam Paristhitiki by Majid Husain [Environment]
Bharat 2015 by Publications Division [Current Affairs]
Manorama Yearbook 2015 in Hindi [Current Affairs]
UPSC CSAT Paper-2 by Arihant

IAS General Studies (GS) Manuals in Hindi:

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Samanya Adhyayan Paper-1 Civil Seva Prarambhik Pariksha by TMH
CSAT Paper-2 Civil Seva Prarambhik Pariksha by TMH
NCERT Samanya Adhyayan by TMH
Samanya Adhyayan Manual by Arihant

Civil Service Prelims Exam Previous Year Solved Question Papers:

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20 Years CSAT Samanya Adhyayan IAS Prelims Topic-wise Solved
Papers (1995-2014)
IAS Mains Samanya Adhyan Adhyaywar Hal Prashan Patra (1997-2014)
UPSC Samanya Adhyayan (Paper 1)– 10 Practice Sets
CSAT Civil Service Aptitude Test (Paper 2)– 15 Practice Sets

Additional IAS Books For UPSC Civil Services (Mains) Preparation:

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A Book of Essays by Spectrum [Essay Paper]
Contemporary Essays for CSE by Ramesh Singh [Essay Paper]
Essays for Civil Services by Pulkit Khare (IAS Topper) [Essay Paper]
India After Gandhi by Ramachandra Guha [History – GS 1]
Mastering Modern World History by Norman Lowe [World History – GS 1]
History of the Modern World by Jain and Mathur [World History – GS 1]
Social Problems in India by Ram Ahuja [Indian Society – GS 1]
Governance in India for CSE by M. Laxmikanth [Governance – GS 2]
Constitution of India by P. M. Bakshi [Constitution – GS 2]
Indian Polity and Social Justice by Spectrum [Social Justice – GS 2]
International Relations by Steve Smith & John Baylis [Inter. Relations – GS 2]
Statistical Analysis: Graphs and Diagrams by Spectrum
Pax Indica by Shashi Tharoor [Foreign Policy – GS 2]
India's Foreign Policy by Sumit Ganguly [Foreign Policy – GS 2]
Challenges to Internal Security of India by TMH [Internal Security – GS 3]
India's National Security: A Reader [Internal Security – GS 3]
IAS Mains General Studies Paper 3 [Arihant Manual – GS 3]
Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by TMH [Ethics – GS 4]
Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude for Civil Services Examination [Ethics – GS 4]
Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman [Emotional Intelligence – GS 4]

Additional IAS Books For UPSC (Mains) Exam in Hindi:

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Niband Civil Sewa Pariksha Hetu [Essay Paper]
Samkaleen Vishwa Ka Itihas 1890-2008 by Arjun Dev [World History – GS 1]
Aadhunik Bharat ka Itihaas (1707 se vartman tak) by Pearson [History – GS 1]
Palassi Se Vibhajan Tak by Sekhar Bandyopadhyaya [History – GS 1]
Bharat Gandhi Ke Baad by Ramchandra Guha [History – GS 1]
Bhugol Civil Seva Mukhya Pariksha by TMH [Geography – GS 1]
Bhugol by D. R. Khullar [Geography – GS 1]
Samajik Samasyayein by Ram Ahuja [Indian Society – GS 1]
Sankhiyiki Visleshan Graphs Evam Aarekh by TMH
Bharat Ki Videsh Neeti by Pushpesh Pant (TMH) [Foreign Policy – GS 2]
21st Shatabdi Mein Antarrashtriya Sambandh by Pushpesh Pant (TMH) [IR – GS 2]
Bharat Ki Antarik Suraksha Mukhya Chunautiyan by TMH [Internal Security -GS 3]
Antarashtriya Sangathan by TMH
Bhartiya Samaj Avam Samajik Muddey [GS Paper 3]
IAS Mukhya Paper 4 Nitishastra, Satyanishtha Aur Abhiruchi [Ethics – GS 4]

Important Books For UPSC NDA & NA Exam Preparation:

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Pathfinder for NDA & NA Entrance Examination
Study Package for NDA Exam by TMH
Mathematics for NDA Exam
Objective General English by SP Bakshi
General Knowledge & Current Affairs for NDA
NDA/ NA 10 years Topicwise Solved Papers (2006-2015)
Pathfinder NDA/ NA Pravesh Pariksha [Hindi]
NDA/ NA Hal Prashan-patra (Solved Papers) 2008-2015 [Hindi]
SSB Interview Complete Guide

Best CDS Entrance Exam Books for Preparation:

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Pathfinder CDS: Combined Defence Services Entrance Exam
General Knowledge 2016
CDS 9 Years Topic-wise Solved Papers (2007-2015)
CDS Chapterwise – Sectionwise Solved Papers
CDS Combined Defence Services Exam Practice Papers
Modern SSB Interviews by Col. Kuldip S. Dosanjh
CDS Pravesh Pariksha Hal Prashna-patra 2014 Sahit [Hindi]
CDS Adhyaywar- Khandwar Solved Papers  Ganit / Angreji / Samanya Gyan

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