Union Public Service Commission Prelims 2021 – Best Books for UPSC Prelims Exam 2021: In the following table, aspirants find IAS Prelims books for UPSC beginners to know all the details clearly before going to begin their IAS preparation. However, we have listed subject-wise experts recommended books for UPSC 2021 Prelims Exam in this article for better education.
As you all know that there are two papers in the prelims (GS1 and CSAT) exam. Both of the papers are objective type with negative marking. So, don’t neglect your IAS prelims exam preparation. Hence, check the best UPSC IAS books for prelims from the below-given table & prepare very well for the exam.
|Subject||UPSC Books for Civil Services Exam Prelims|
|History||NCERT XI (Ancient & Medieval)|
NCERT XII (Modern Indian History)
India’s Struggle for Independence – Bipan Chandra
Facets of Indian Culture – Spectrum
|Geography||Certificate Physical Geography – G C Leong|
NCERT VI – X (Old Syllabus)
NCERT XI, XII (New Syllabus)
|Indian Polity||Indian Polity – M Laxmikanth|
|Economics||Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh|
NCERT XI Economic Development & Policies in India – Jain & Ohri
|International Relations||Current Affairs|
NCERT XII (Contemporary World Politics)
|CSAT||Tata McGraw Hill CSAT Manual|
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning – R S Aggarwal
CSAT II – Arihant
Note: The CSAT exam is qualifying in nature. Therefore, keep practicing more on this paper with the help of the best UPSC books for CSAT.
Most Important UPSC IAS Books
The most important books for UPSC IAS Prelims & Mains are given below. It is a must for you to read the newspaper daily to stay updated with the current affairs. Acquire previous year questions papers of the Prelims and Mains and identify the nature of questions in the UPSC exam.
- Indian polity by Laxmikanth
- Geography of India by Majid Husain
- Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh
- A brief history of modern India by spectrum
- General Studies Based on NCERT Syllabus
- Certificate Physical and Human Geography