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    Best books to prefer for UPSC IAS exams?

    hello Sir
    im Preethi.am i final Year student Plz suggest me some Best Books for preparing UPSC xam..

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    Mohit Bansal Array
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    Apr 2012
    Bhucho Mandi

    Re: Best books to prefer for UPSC IAS exams?

    dear aspirant,

    first of all i want to suggest you that IAS(Indian Administration Services) Post which you can get through UPSC Civil Services Exam.

    For IAS Civil Services there is wide syllabus and there is no single book which can cover all the syllabus.

    Here is the list of best books for Civil Services Exam:

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    Eligibility Criteria for Civil Services Exam:

    1. You need to complete or appearing in final year of graduation from recognized college or university.
    2. your age must be within 21 years to 30 years on 1 August of the year of exam.

    How To Apply?

    You can apply for the exam on following link:

    Good Luck......

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    Kameswari Array
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    Post Re: Best books to prefer for UPSC IAS exams?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    hello Sir
    im Preethi.am i final Year student Plz suggest me some Best Books for preparing UPSC xam..
    Dear Preethi,
    UPSC IAS Exam has three levels
    1) Preliminary level--
    Objective type, There are 2 papers

    2) Main exam level-
    Written examination
    There are 9 papers


    You have to Manage your time to cover all the subjects .I am attaching the reference books which will be helpful for your preparation of IAS exam

    All the Best

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    ajjuravi Array
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    Re: Best books to prefer for UPSC IAS exams?

    Dear friend,

    Upcoming Civil Services Exam (Preliminary) will be conducted on 26 May 2013.

    However, Online Applications for the Civil Services Exam is over now.

    Some of the best books for the preparation of Civil Services Exam (Preliminary) are:

    CSAT Civil Services Aptitude Test Capsule English (Set of 7 Books) (Paperback) by J. K. Chopra
    Price: Rs. 755

    IAS Prelims/CSAT Civil Services: 18 Years General Studies Topic-Wise Solved Papers (1995-2012) (Paperback) by Disha Experts and 1 more variant
    Price: Rs. 225

    Crack Civil Services General Studies IAS Prelims CSAT, Paper - 1 and 2 (Set of 2 Books) (Paperback) by Disha Experts
    Price: Rs. 833

    Governance in India for UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination (Paper - I) 1st Edition (Paperback) by M. Laxmikanth
    Price: Rs. 236

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    Re: Best books to prefer for UPSC IAS exams?

    Best Books for UPSC IAS Exam

    UPSC IAS Civil Services Exam 2011 Syllabus

    Publisher: G. K. Publications Pvt. Ltd

    The Pearson CSAT Manual 2012
    Edgar Thorpe,Showick Thorpe
    Publisher: Pearson Education (2012)

    UPSC Portal: Current Affairs For IAS (PRE) 2011 (Part-II)
    Sachchida Nand Jha
    Publisher: Upscportal Publications (2011)

    IAS Preliminary General Studies: Topic Wise Solved Question Papers (1995 - 2011)
    Publisher: Upscportal.com


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    manojbadoniya Array
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    Nov 2012

    Re: Best books to prefer for UPSC IAS exams?

    Dear below I have listed some good books to prepare for UPSC Indian Civil Service Examination please prefer :

    Bipin Chandra - Indian Modern History
    Romila Thapar - Ancient History and Indian Culture
    Gopal Krishna - Modern History of India
    Charles Farrow - Geography of India and World
    Khullar - A Comprehensive Geography of India
    National Journals as - Yojna and Kurukshetra Magazines etc.
    Mishra and Puri - Indian Economy
    IC Dhingra - Evolution of Indian Economy - NCERT +1 Level Book
    Dutt and Sundaram - Indian Economy
    The Economic Times of India
    Economic Survey of India
    DD Basu - Indian Constitution
    Kashyap - Indian Polity and Constitution
    PM Bakshi - Indian Constitution
    Science and Technology - Spectrum Books
    NCERT All Level Books of Science and Technology sections as - Environmental Science
    India Year Book - 2013 - Published by Government of India
    Civil Service Times
    Civil Service Today
    The Hindu - Daily News Paper
    Arihant Publication - Practice Work Book for ICS Prelims
    SC Gupta - Mathematics Section

    If possible then you must use at least two different books for each subject to get new thoughts and ideas to write answer in examination and read each book more than 10 times for mains examination and to score good marks because score of your mains examination will be everything that is why you should not worry about it and just keep concentration on the preparation and for more guidance and support, you may go to any reputed institute for prepare for this examination

    All other details about this examination and official syllabus is mentioned in the attached advertisement please download

    All the best

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