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Suggested Gujarati Books for IAS


We have compiled for you a list of IAS books for Gujarati to help you in your prepration for the IAS and other services under the UPSC. so it helps to know the best reference books for the ias exam.

Books on Gujarati as Optional subject for IAS Exam are as Follows:

PAPER - I

Section-A

Gujarati Language : Form and History

  1. History of Gujarati Language with special reference to New Indo-Aryan i.e. last one thousand years.
  2. Significant features of the Gujarati language: Phonology, morphology and syntax.
  3. Major dialects: Surti, Pattani, charotari and Saurashtri.
  4. History of Gujarati Literature

    Medieval :

  5. Jaina tradition
  6. Bhakti tradition: Sagun and Nirgun (Jnanmargi)
  7. Non-sectarian tradition (Laukik parampara)
  8. Modern:

  9. Sudharak yug
  10. Pandit yug Buy Now
  11. Gandhi yug Buy Now
  12. Anu-Gandhi yug
  13. Adhunik yug
  14. Section-B

    Literary Forms : (Salient features, history and development of the following literary forms):

    (a) Medieval

  15. Narratives: Rasa, Akhyan and Padyavarta
  16. Lyrical: Pada
  17. (b) Folk

  18. Bhavai
  19. (c) Modern

  20. Fiction: Novel and short story
  21. Drama
  22. Literary Essay
  23. Lyrical Poetry
  24. (d) Criticism

  25. History of theoretical Gujarati criticism
  26. Recent research in folk tradition

  27. PAPER - II

    Section-A

    1. Medieval

  28. Vasantvilas phagu-Ajnatkrut
  29. Farbasveerah- Dalpatram
  30. Sudamacharitra-Premanand
  31. Chandrachandravatini varta-Shamal
  32. Akhegeeta-Akho
  33. 2. Sudharakyug & Pandityug

  34. Mari Hakikat-Narmadashankar Dave
  35. Bhakti tradition: Sagun and Nirgun (Jnanmargi)
  36. Saraswatichandra-Part-I Govar-dhanram Tripathi
  37. Purvalap- 'Kant' (Manishankar Ratnaji Bhatt)
  38. Raino Parvat-Ramanbhai Neel-kanth
  39. Section-B

    1. Gandhiyug & Anu Gandhiyug

  40. Hind Swaraj-Mohandas Kar-machand Gandhi Buy Now
  41. Patanni Prabhuta- Kanhaiyalal Munshi Buy Now
  42. Kavyani Shakti- Ramnarayan Vish-wanath Pathak
  43. Saurashtrani Rasdhar Part 1- Zaver-chand Meghani Buy Now
  44. Manvini Bhavai-Pannalal Patel Buy Now
  45. Dhvani-Rajendra Shah
  46. 2. Adhunik yug

  47. Saptapadi-Umashankar Joshi Buy Now
  48. Janantike- Suresh Joshi
  49. Ashwatthama- Sitanshu Yash-Aschandra

PAPER - I

  1. Arvachin Sahityano Itihas - Pro. Ramesh Trivedi Buy Now
  2. Madhyakalin Gujarati Sahityano Itihas - Pro. Ramesh Trivedi Buy Now
  3. Gujarati Sahityani Vikas Rekha (Part 1 & 2) - Dr. Dhirubhai Thakkar
  4. Gujarati Sahityano Itihas (Part 1 to 4) - Gujarati Sahitya Parishad
  5. Gujarati Dhvani Vyavsthani Vicharna - Pro. Pinkiben Shah
  6. Gujarati Bhashanu Vyakran - Dr. Yogendra Vyas Buy Now
  7. Boli Vigyan ane Gujarati Bolio - Dr. Yogendra Vyas
  8. Bhasha Vigyan - Jayant Kothari
  9. Bhashaparichay Ane Gujarati Bhashanu Swaroop - Jayant Kothari Buy Now
  10. Bar Sahitya Swarupo - Paras Brahmbhatt
  11. PAPER - II

  12. Vasantvilas Fagu - AgyanKruti
  13. Kadambari - Bhalan
  14. Sudama Charitra - Premanand
  15. Chadra-Chandrawati ni varta - Shaamal
  16. AkheGeeta - Akho
  17. Mari Hakikat - Narmad Shankar Dave
  18. Farbas Virah - DalpatRam
  19. Sarashwati Chandra (Part - 1) - GoverdhanRam Tripathi
  20. Porvaalap - 'Kaant' ManiShankar Ratanji Bhatt
  21. Rai no Parvat - Ramanbhai Nilkanth
  22. Hind Swaraj - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
  23. Patan ni Prabhuta - Kanaiyalal Munshi
  24. Kaavya ni Shakti - RamNarayan Vishwanath Pathak
  25. Saurashtra ni Rasdhaar (Part - 1) - Zaverchand Meghani
  26. Manvi ni Bhavaai - Pannalal Patel
  27. Dhwani - Rajendra Shah
  28. Saptapadi - UmaShankar Joshi
  29. Janantike - Suresh Joshi
  30. Ashwatthama - Sitaanshu Yashchandra