Prelims Booklist


POLITY

 

Essential Books (NEW NCERT)
Sr.No. Book Title Author
1 Democratic Politics - II NCERT Class X
2 Political Theory NCERT Class XI
3 Indian Constitution at Work NCERT Class XI
4 Contemporary World Politics NCERT Class XII
5 Politics in India Since Independence NCERT Class XII

 

Additional Books (OLD  NCERT)
Sr.No. Book Title Author
1 Our Country Today Problems And Challenges NCERT Class VIII
2 Indian Constitution At Work NCERT Class XI
3 Indian Constitution And Administration NCERT Class XI
4 Democracy In India, Issues And Challenges NCERT Class XII
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1. सातवीं (7th) सामाजिक एवं राजनीतिक जीवन – 2

Social and Political Life - II

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2. आठवीं (8th) सामाजिक एवं राजनीतिक जीवन – 3

Social and Political Life – III

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3. नौवीं  (9th): लोकतांत्रिक राजनीति - 1

Democratic Politics - I

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4. दसवीं (10th) लोकतांत्रिक राजनीति - 2

Democratic Politics - II

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5. ग्यारहवीं (11th) राजनीति सिद्धांत

POLITICAL THEORY

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6. ग्यारहवीं (11th) भारत का संविधान सिद्धांत और व्यवहार

Indian Constitution at Work

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7. बारहवीं (12th) समकालीन विश्व  राजनीति

Contemporary World Politics

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BASIC RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Sr. No.1 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

Essential Books (OLD NCERT)
Sr. No. Book Title Author / Publisher
1 Modern India NCERT Class VIII
2 The Story Of Civilization Volume I NCERT Class IX
3 The Story Of Civilization Volume II NCERT Class X
4 Ancient India NCERT Class XI
5 Medieval India NCERT Class XI
6 Living Craft Tradition Of India NCERT Class XI (NEW NCERT)
7 Modern India NCERT Class XII
8 Contemporary World History Part I+II NCERT Class XII

 

Additional Books (New NCERT)
Sr. No. Book Title Author / Publisher
1 India & Contemporary World – I NCERT Class IX
2 India & Contemporary World – II NCERT Class X
3 Themes in World History NCERT Class XI
4 Themes in Indian History Part –I NCERT Class XII
5 Themes in Indian History Part –II NCERT Class XII
6 Themes in Indian History Part –III NCERT Class XII

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1. छठवीं (6th) हमारे अतीत भाग - 1

Our Pasts – I

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2. सातवीं (7th) हमारे अतीत भाग - 2

Our Pasts – II

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3. आठवीं (8th) हमारे अतीत भाग – 3

Our Pasts – III Part-I

Our Pasts – III Part-II

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4. नौवीं  (9th) भारत और सम्कालीन विश्व – 1

India & Contemporary World-I

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5. दसवी (10th) India & Contemporary World - II Click here to download Click here to download
6. ग्यारहवीं (11th) Themes in World History Part –I Click here to download Click here to download
7. बारहवीं (12th) भारतीय इतिहास के कुछ विषय -1

Themes in Indian History Part –I

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8. बारहवीं (12th) भारतीय इतिहास के कुछ विषय -2

Themes in Indian History Part –II

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9. बारहवीं (12th) भारतीय इतिहास के कुछ विषय -3

Themes in Indian History Part –III

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HISTORY & CULTURE RECOMMENDED BOOKS

BASIC RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Sr. No. Book Title Author / Publisher
1 History of Modern India Bipan Chandra
2 A Brief History of Modern India1 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

Essentials Books (New NCERT)
Sr. No. Book Title Author / Publisher
1 Fundamentals of Physical Geography NCERT Class XI
2 India: Physical Environment NCERT Class XI
3 Fundamentals of Human Geography NCERT Class XII
4 India People & Economy NCERT Class XII

 

 Additional Books (OLD NCERT)
Sr. No. Book Title Author / Publisher
1 Lands And Peoples Part I NCERT Class VI
2 Lands And Peoples Part II NCERT Class VII
3 Lands And Peoples Part III NCERT Class VIII
4 Understanding Environment NCERT Class IX
5 Geography of India NCERT Class X

 

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1. छठवीं (6th) पृथ्वी हमारा आवास

The Earth Our Habitat

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2. आठवीं (8th) संसाधन एवं विकास

Resources And Development

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3. नौवीं  (9th) समकालीन भारत- 2

Contemporary India-I

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4. दसवीं (10th) समकालीन भारत -2

Contemporary India-II

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5. ग्यारहवीं (11th) भौतिक  भूगोल के मूल सिद्धांत

Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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6. ग्यारहवीं (11th) भूगोल मे प्रयोगात्मक  कार्य Click here to download Click here to download
7. ग्यारहवीं (11th) भारत भौतिक पर्यावरण

India: Physical Environment

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8. बारहवीं (12th) मानव भूगोल  के मूल  सिद्धांत

Fundamentals of Human Geography

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10. बारहवीं (12th) भारत लोग और अर्थव्यवस्था (भूगोल)

India People & Economy

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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

Essential Books (New NCERT)
Sr. No. Book Title Author /Publisher
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

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1. नौवीं  (9th) अर्थशास्त्र

Economics

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2. दसवीं (10th) आर्थिक विकास की  समझ

Understanding Economic Development

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3. ग्यारहवीं (11th) भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था का विकास

Indian Economic Development

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4. बारहवीं (12 th) समष्टि अर्थशास्त्र एक परिचय

Introductory Microeconomics

Introductory Macroeconomics

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ECONOMY

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 

 

Essential Books (New NCERT)
1 Biology  Class XII

 

 

Additional Books (OLD NCERT)  
Sr. No. Book Title Author /Publisher
1 Science And Technology NCERT Class VII
2 Science And Technology NCERT Class IX
3 Science And Technology NCERT Class X

 

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1. (8th)

(9th)

(10th)

Science

Science

Science

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1. ग्यारहवीं (11th) जीव विज्ञान-1

Biology-II

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2. बारहवीं (12 th) जीव विज्ञान-2

Biology-II

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SCIENCE

BASIC RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Sr. No. Book Title Author / Publisher
1 Science & Technology Neeraj Nachiketa
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 Neeraj Nachiketa

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’. Click Here 
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