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POLITY

CONCEPT CLEARANCE

Sr.No.

Book Title

Author

1

Social and Political Life - I

NCERT Class VI

2

Social and Political Life - II

NCERT Class VII

3

Social and Political Life – III

NCERT Class VIII

4

Democratic Politics

NCERT Class IX

5

Democratic Politics - II

NCERT Class X

6

Political Theory

NCERT Class XI

7

Indian Constitution at Work

NCERT Class XI

8

Contemporary World Politics

NCERT Class XII

9

Politics in India Since Independence

NCERT Class XII

BASIC RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author

1

Indian Polity

Laxmikanth

2

Our Parliament

SubhashKashyap

3

The Constitution of India

P. M. Bakshi

4

Newspapers & Magazines For Latest Updates.

 

5

Yojana

Publication Division

6

A A SHAH’s Class Notes

A. A. Shah’s IAS Institute

ADDITIONAL BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author

1

Our Judiciary

SubhashKashyap

2

Introduction to Constitution

D. D. Basu

3

Governance in India

M. Laxmikanth

HISTORY & CULTURE

CONCEPT CLEARANCE

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

Our Pasts – I

NCERT Class VI

2

Our  Pasts – II

NCERT Class VII

3

Our Pasts – III Part I

NCERT Class VIII

4

Our Pasts – III Part II

NCERT Class VIII

5

India & Contemporary World – I

NCERT Class IX

6

India & Contemporary World – II

NCERT Class X

7

Themes in World History

NCERT Class XI

8

Themes in Indian History Part –I

NCERT Class XII

9

Themes in Indian History Part –II

NCERT Class XII

10

Themes in Indian History Part –III

NCERT Class XII

BASIC RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

History of Modern India

Bipan Chandra

2

A Brief History of Modern India

Spectrum Publication

3

India after independence

Bipan Chandra

4

India’s Ancient Past

R S Sharma

5

History of Medieval India

Satish Chandra

6

A A SHAH’s Class Notes

A. A. Shah’s IAS Institute

ADDITIONAL BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

India’s struggle for independence

Bipan Chandra

2

Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore

Spectrum

GEOGRAPHY

CONCEPT CLEARANCE

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

The Earth Our Habitat

NCERT Class VI

2

Our Environment

NCERT Class VII

3

Resources And Development

NCERT Class VIII

4

Contemporary India-I

NCERT Class IX

5

Contemporary India-II

NCERT Class X

6

Fundamentals of Physical Geography

NCERT Class XI

7

India: Physical Environment

NCERT Class XI

8

Fundamentals of Human Geography

NCERT Class XII

9

India People & Economy

NCERT Class XII

BASIC RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

School Atlas

Orient Black Swan

2

Geography of India

D. R. Khullar

3

Certificate Physical & Human Geography

Goh Cheng Leong / Oxford

4

Geography

Rajiv Ahir

5

A A SHAH’s Class Notes

A. A. Shah’s IAS Institute

ADDITIONAL BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

Geography of India

MajidHussain / TMH

       

ECONOMY

CONCEPT CLEARANCE 

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author /Publisher

1

Economics

NCERT Class IX

2

Understanding Economic Development

NCERT Class X

3

Indian Economic Development

NCERT Class XI

4

Statistics for Economics

NCERT Class XI

5

Introductory Microeconomics

NCERT Class XII

6

Introductory Macroeconomics

NCERT Class XII

7

Economic Dictionary

Penguin

BASIC RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author /Publisher

1

Indian Economy

Ramesh Singh

2

Indian Economy

Spectrum

3

Indian Economy

PratiyogitaDarpan

4

Newspaper & Magazines for Latest Updates

 

5

A A SHAH’s Class Notes

A. A. Shah’s IAS Institute

ADDITIONAL BOOKS

1

Economic Survey

Oxford

2

Economic Dictionary

Collins

3

Indian Economy

DuttaSundaram

       

SCIENCE

CONCEPT CLEARANCE 

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

Science

OLD NCERT Class VIII

2

Science

OLD NCERT Class IX

3

Science

OLD NCERT Class X

BASIC RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

Science & Technology

Spectrums/Wizard (Any One)

2

A A SHAH’s Class Notes

A. A. Shah’s IAS Institute

ADDITIONAL BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

Science Reporter

Monthly Science Magazine

3

The Human Machine

National Book Trust

SOCIAL ISSUES

BASIC RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

Yojana

Publication Division

2

Newspaper & Magazines for Latest Updates

 

ADDITIONAL BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

Introducing Sociology

NCERT Class XI

2

Understanding Society

NCERT Class XI

3

Indian Society

NCERT Class XII

4

Social changes and Development in India

NCERT Class XII

5

Social Problems in India

Ram Ahuja

6

Social Issues & Institutions

Wizard

7

Newspaper & Magazines for Latest Updates

 

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

BASIC RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

Newspaper & Magazines for Latest Updates

 

2

A A SHAH’s Class Notes

A. A. Shah’s IAS Institute

ADDITIONAL BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

Ecology & Environmental

P. D. Sharma

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

BASIC RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

Newspapers, Magazines

 

2

A A SHAH’s Class Notes

A. A. Shah’s IAS Institute

ADDITIONAL BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

India’s Foreign Policy

V N Khanna

       

YEAR BOOK

BASIC RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

India Year Book

Publication Division, GoI

MAGAZINES

BASIC RECOMMENDED

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

Compendium (monthly)

 

A. A. Shah’s Book House Publication

2

Chronicle/Wizard (Any One)    (Monthly)

 

3

Yojana  (Monthly)

Publication Division

ADDITIONAL

1

Kurukshetra  (Monthly)

Publication Division

2

Economic & Political Weekly

Economic & Political Weekly

3

Down To Earth   (Fortnightly) For Environmental Issues.

Centre For Science And Environment

NEWSPAPERS

BASIC RECOMMENDED

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

The Hindu / Indian Express

 

2

Daily ‘Current Affairs’.

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ADDITIONAL

1

Business Line

 

GS PAPER II - CSAT

Sr. No.

Book Title

Author / Publisher

1

General Studies Paper II

TMH

2

Quantitative Aptitude

Dr. R S Aggarwal / S. Chand

3

Cracking the CSAT

Arihant

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