A Country I Would Like to Visit: India

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We have compiled for you a list of IAS books for general studies to help you in your prepration for the IAS and other services under the UPSC. General studies is a vast subjects so it helps to know the best books for the ias exam. REFERENCE BOOKS FOR PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION: General StudiesDownload NCERT Books Free 1. Indian History - India Struggle for Independence by Bipin Chandra; NCERT Books ( XI & XII ) 2. Geography - Spectrum

3. Indian Polity - Constitution of India by Bakshi
4. Indian Economy - Plus One, Plus Two Books, Pratiyogita Darpan 5. General Science - Tata Mc Graw Hill Guide
6. Mental Ability - Quantitative Apitude by R.S. Aggarwal
7. Current Affairs - Some magazines and Newspapersi. The Hindu/The Times of India ii. Frontline
iii. Civil Service Chronicle
iv. Chanakya
v. Competition WIZARD
vi. Civil Services Today8. Guides1. Tata Mc Graw Hill
2. Spectrum
3. UniqueTopic Wise Reference On General StudiesBooks on Indian History & Culture: NCERT (+ 2 level) — Ancient India, Medieval India, Modern India. Publication Division : Gazetteer of India (Vol 2 : History & Culture) Gandhi Nehru Tagore & Ambedkar — Gopal Krishna

Bipin Chandra - Modern India
A.C.Banerjee - History of Modern India Raghavan Aiyer — Mahatma Gandhi

Books on Geography:
NCERT : Physical Geography of India for X - XII Std
A Good School Atlas
Sharma & Cotinho : Economic and Commercial Geography of India. Khullar : India- A Comprehnsive Geography
Charles Farro : General Principles of World Geography
Charles Farro : Monsoon Asia Reports published by Centre for Science and Enviornment And Tata Energy Research Institute National journal - Kurukshetra, Yojana etc.
Down to earth

Books on Indian Economy:
NCERT (+1 level)—Evolution of Indian Economy(I C Dhingra). Mishra & Puri or Dutt & Sundaram - Indian Economy
Economic Survey
The Economic Times,Business Standard
Yojana

Books on Social and National Issues :
Social Problem - Ram Ahuja...
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