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Best NCERT Books for UPSC Preparation

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raji tamil

Hi...

      I am Raji. I am preparing for UPSC Examination. Can You Suggest me which are the best books to study for ?

Posted On:  January 10, 2019, 8:42 am

rioricardo

May 7, 2019 | 02:55

Eva Stalin IAS Academy is the best

raji tamil

Mar 2, 2019 | 04:07

Thank you so much, sir. This is very useful for my preparation.

webcollection

Feb 6, 2019 | 06:32

Very nice sir thanku...

prateek vishnoi

Jan 21, 2019 | 11:45

NCERT History Books for IAS Exam/NCERT Books for History UPSC/History NCERT books for IAS/History NCERT for IAS/History NCERT for UPSC History: NCERT Class VI – Our Past History: NCERT Class VII – Our Past -I History: NCERT Class VIII – Our Past II and III History: NCERT Class IX – India and the Contemporary World – I History: NCERT Class IX – India and the Contemporary World – II History: NCERT Class X – Themes In World History History: NCERT Class XII – Themes In Indian History – I History: NCERT Class XII – Themes in Indian History – II History: NCERT Class XII – Themes In Indian History – III Indian Society NCERT UPSC Books (Indian Society Book for UPSC exam) Indian Society: NCERT Class VI – Social Science: Social & Political Life I Indian Society: NCERT Class VII – Social Science: Social & Political Life II Indian Society: NCERT Class VIII – Social Science: Social & Political Life III Indian Society: NCERT Class XI – Sociology: Understanding Society Indian Society: NCERT Class XII – Indian Society Indian Society: NCERT Class XII – Social Change and Development in India IAS aspirants can also refer class 12 book for Sociology. Art & Culture NCERTs (Indian art and culture book for UPSC) Art & Culture : NCERT Class XI – An Introduction to Indian Art Art & Culture : NCERT Class XI – Living Craft Traditions of India (Chapters 9 & 10) Geography NCERT books for UPSC civil services (Geography NCERT for UPSC/NCERT for Geography UPSC/NCERT Geography for UPSC) Geography: NCERT Class VI – The Earth Our Habitat Geography: NCERT Class VII – Our Environment Geography: NCERT Class VIII – Resource and Development Geography: NCERT Class IX – Contemporary India – I Geography: NCERT Class X – Contemporary India – II Geography: NCERT Class XI – Fundamentals of Physical Geography Geography: NCERT Class XI – India – Physical Environment Geography: NCERT Class XII – Fundamentals of Human Geography Geography: NCERT Class XII – India – People and Economy For Geography (NCERT book for IAS exam): You can read from class 6 to class 12 along with giving importance on the highlighted textbooks, especially the four NCERT textbooks from classes XI to XII. For History (History NCERT books for UPSC exam): Refer class 11 and 12 textbooks. However, try to get a hold of the Old NCERT history books, though they are not mandatory, but occasionally questions are asked from here. Additional list of important NCERT for UPSC for Reference: NCERT History Textbooks of old syllabus (1990s): NCERT History for UPSC 1. Ancient India (class XI) by RS Sharma: This covers the ancient Indian history syllabus completely. 2. Alternative Published version: India’s Ancient Past – RS Sharma: Covers all of the NCERT syllabus for IAS and is more detailed in all aspects. Should be a good substitute. 3. Medieval India (class IX) by Satish Chandra: This should be enough for Medieval. Alternative Published version: History of Medieval India – Satish Chandra: More detailed than the NCERT but less easy to read. NCERT would be better. 4. Modern India (class X) by Bipin Chandra: Alternative Published version: India Before Independence: Bipan Chandra’s published book is easily available is more comprehensive, but the NCERT is more objective and easier to read. 5. World History (Class X): Should be enough for an intro to world history Read below what NCERT books to study for IAS for Paper II: Paper II Polity NCERTs (Polity NCERT for UPSC) Polity: NCERT Class IX – Political Science: Democratic Politics Part – I Polity: NCERT Class X – Political Science: Democratic Politics Part – II Polity: NCERT Class XI – Political Science: Indian Constitution at Work Polity: NCERT Class XI – Political Science: Political Theory Polity: NCERT Class XII – Political Science I: Contemporary World Politics Polity: NCERT Class XII – Political Science II: Politics in India since Independence For Polity: Class 9 to 12 NCERT books should be read in detail, with focus on 11th and 12th (of which World Politics, only if time permits). Paper III Indian Economy NCERTs (NCERT Economics books for UPSC/Economy NCERT for UPSC/Economics NCERT for UPSC/NCERT economics for UPSC) Economy: NCERT Class IX – Economics: Economics Economy: NCERT Class X – Understanding Economic Development Economy: NCERT Class XI – Indian Economic Development Economy: NCERT Class XII – Introductory Microeconomics Economy: NCERT Class XII – Introductory Macroeconomics Science & Technology NCERTs Science: NCERT Class VI Science: NCERT Class VII Science: NCERT Class VIII Science: NCERT Class IX Science: NCERT Class X Science: NCERT Class XI – Chemistry: Unit 14 & Biology: Units 4 & 5 Science: NCERT Class XII – Chemistry: Unit 16 & Biology: Units 8, 9 & 10 Environment & Ecology NCERTs Science: Class XII – Biology: last four Chapters (13 to 16) For Economics: Reference of class 9 to 12 should be ideal, but if you are familiar with the subject, class 11 and some chapters in class 11 and class 12 (micro + macro) would be sufficient. So, read selectively! For Science: Refer textbooks of class IX and X that would be good enough for your IAS exam preparation. Paper IV Ethics: NCERT Class XII – Psychology: Not important in exam perspective, however good for some basics. Read selectively. NCERT Books List for UPSC Preparation/Must read NCERT books for UPSC/NCERT books for UPSC list 6th History: Our Past Geography: The Earth Our Habitat Social Science: Social & Political Life I Science: Science: Class VI 7th History: Our Past – II Geography: Our Environment Social Science: Social & Political Life II Science: Science: Class VII 8th History: Our Past III – Part I & II Geography: Resource and Development Social Science: Social & Political Life III Science: Science: Class VIII 9th History: India and the Contemporary World-I Geography: Contemporary India – I Political Science: Democratic Politics Part – I Science: Class IX Economics: Economics 10th History: India and the Contemporary World – II Geography: Contemporary India – II Political Science: Democratic Politics Part – II Science: Class X Economics: Understanding Economic Development 11th History: Themes in World History Geography: 1. Fundamentals Of Physical Geography 2. India- Physical Environment Science: 1. Chemistry: Unit 14 2. Biology: Unit 4 & 5 Economics: Indian Economic Development Sociology: Understanding Society Political Science: Indian Constitution at Work An Introduction to Indian Art Living Craft Traditions of India (Chapters 9 & 10) 12th History: Themes in Indian History Geography: 1. Fundamentals Of Human Geography 2. India – People & Economy Science: 1. Chemistry: Unit 16 2. Biology: Unit 8, 9 & 10 Economics: Introductory Macroeconomics Sociology: 1. Indian Society 2. Social Change and Development in India Political Science: Contemporary World Politics


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