):1) Shorter Constitution Of India (Set of 2 Volumes) 14th Editon – D. Basu (THIS IS PURELY FOR REFERENCE – VERY GOOD BOOK TO HAVE)OR This Small Book : Introduction to the Constitution of India2) India 2014 – Publication Division, India 3) Economic Survey 2013-2014 4) India Since Independence – new edition (Bipan Chandra) 5) India’s Struggle For Independence – Bipan Chandra Indian Economy : For Civil Services Examinations 5th Edition (2013) – Ramesh Singh For Beginners: The Indian Economy – Sanjiv Verma Available on Amazon India8) Indian Polity for Civil Services Examinations 4th Edition – Laxmikanth 9) Geography of India- Majid Hussain 10) Ethics In Governance 11) India After Gandhi: The History Of The World’s Largest Democracy 12) Mastering Modern World History – New Edition – Norman Lowe Or Buy this Imported Vesrion updated with in-depth chapters on Arab Spring and 2008 Financial Crisis: Mastering Modern World History -5th Edition, Norman Lowe 13) Trends in Indian Culture and Heritage: For Civil Services Or this book from Government of India: The Gazetteer of India: History and Culture Vol II 14) Select Constitutions: 16th Edition – S Chand(BUY FROM AMAZON)15) India’s Foreign Policy – Muchkund Dubey 16) Challenge And Strategy : Rethinking India’s Foreign Policy – Rajiv Sikri(Buy from AMAZON India)17) History of the World from the Late Nineteenth to the Early Twenty First Century – Arjun Dev (As Norman Lowe is not available anywhere, This is the best book available that covers all the topics) 18) Social Problems in India 2 Edition – Ram Ahuja 19) Politics and Ethics of the Indian Constitution – Review 20) Public Institutions in India: Performance and Design – PRATAPA BHANU MEHTA21) Certified Physical and Human Geography – Goh Cheng Leong22) India’s National Security – A Reader (Oxford University Press – Important for Paper-IV GS)Available On Amazon India23) Indian Social System – Ram Ahuja 1) The Wonder That Was India- A Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century – Shashi Tharoor (Pre-order 30% off ) 4) An Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions – Amartya Sen and Jean Dreze5) The Argumentative Indian : Writings on Indian History – Amartya Sen Of course you need to read NCERT texts as well.
The above list is for reference and reading as well.
If possible, also go through The Economist magazine to understand international events.
Following is the list of books that are necessary for UPSC Civil Services Mains exam (links are given to Flipkart which provides nearly 40% – 50% discount on each book and it has home delivery facility to every corner in India- Of course you can buy from nearest shop if that is comfortable and affordable!
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