All Government Jobs ,All Entrance Exams in India – Best Reference Books for General Studies for IAS Prelims 2013

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All Entrance Exams in India – Best reference Books for General Studies for IAS Prelims 2013/UPSC Preliminary Examinations:-


Hey.,My dear young & dynamic aspirants of IAS 2013/UPSC 2013?


Are you ready to take up the challenges as most exciting INDIAN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES(IAS) through UPSC recruitment ?


If it so, here is the information to your ready referance towards the best Referance Books for the preparation of GENERAL STUDIES for IAS PRELIMS/UPSC Preliminary examinations 2013.


With the support of those books ,we wish you  to get easy easy success in  IAS PRELIMS 2013.


please have a look into the following.


Top Reference Books For GENERAL STUDIES for IAS/UPSC preliminary examinations 2013:-


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 Newspapers


i. The Hindu/The Times of India
ii. Frontline
iii. Civil Service Chronicle
iv. Chanakya
v. Competition WIZARD
vi. Civil Services Chronical


8. Guides


1. Tata Mc Graw Hill
2. Spectrum
3. Unique


All Government Jobs /All Entrance Exams in India/Topic Wise References On General Studies for IAS Prelims 2013:-


Books 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


Books on Social and National Issues :
Social Problem – Ram Ahuja
Social Welfare Magazine – Published by ministry of social welfare
IIPa Journal


Books on Indian Polity:
NCERT (+1 level)—Indian Political System
N.L. Madan : Bhartiya Rajya Vyavastha
D.D. Basu—Indian Constitution
Kashyap—Constitution of India
Publication Division—Subhash C. Kashyap : Our Parliament
P.M. Bakshi—Indian Constitution
Our Constitution : Subhash C. kashyap
Perspective on Constitution : S.C. Kashyap
Frontline Magazine
IIPa Journal


Books on Science & Technology:
NCERT : (10 level) : Science, (+2 level) : Biology.
Popular Science Series (CSIR)
Reports Of the Ministry of Science and Technology Yojana
Science Reporter
Science and Technology in India – Spectrum




Books on Statistics:
(NCERT +1 level) Elementary Statistics
S.C.Gupta : Statistical Methods


Books on India and the World :
Journal of peace Studies
World Focus
Strategic Analysis
South Asian Journal


Other Books for General Studies:
1. India Year Book latest
2. One competitive Magazine
3. Guides like Tata Mc Graw Hill, Spectrum or Unique For General Reference 4. The Pearson General Studies Manual


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