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    Which books to refer for UPSC mains exam if my optional subjects are Agriculture and public administration?

    Respected sir/mam, i want to know what books to refer for UPSC If i take agriculture &publicadministration as optional subjects for main.please provide the question paper and how to prepare for it

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    Re: Which books to refer for UPSC mains exam if my optional subjects are Agriculture and public administration?

    Dear friend,

    for agriculture:

    Soil science-d.k.das or brady

    plant breeding b.d.singh

    genetic engineering by b.d.singh

    pathology -singh

    introduction to horticulture by kumar

    handbook of agriculture by icar

    the hindu survey of agriculture etc..



    Pub ad:

    Administrative thinkers by prasad and prasad

    public administration by avasthi and maheswari

    public administration by sharma and sadana

    articles from iipa journals

    ignou material(read public policy)


    the above mentioned are some of the books which will be helpful to prepare these optionals.talk with some successful candidates to get the proper strategy.

    All the best

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    Re: Which books to refer for UPSC mains exam if my optional subjects are Agriculture and public administration?

    dear

    i am advice u that u can read all book from agriculture BSC cource because its main exam and paper form subjective so u can need basic cancept about subject if u want u clear exam u need to focus on cource book .

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    Re: Which books to refer for UPSC mains exam if my optional subjects are Agriculture and public administration?

    dear Friend,


    List of books for UPSC Civil Services mains Exam:

    1.For Public Administration:

    9788183573702.jpg public Administration, Civil Service Mains exam solved papers(paper-I and paper-II) by Unique Publishers

    civil-service-mains-examination-public-administration-paper-1-100x100-imad7nhy7ypvstku.jpeg IAS Civil Services(Main) Examination Public Administration by Srikant Bhagat (Arihant Publishers)

    new-horizons-of-public-administration-100x100-imad9z5gybwyhrha.jpeg New Horizons of Public Administration by Jawahar Publishers


    public-administration-paper-ii-indian-administration-1-e-100x100-imad8zbzfz3qhkyf.jpeg Indian Administration: UPSC State Civil Service Examination by J.K Chopra(Unique Publisher)


    2. For Agriculture:

    Soil Science: by D.K. Das

    Plant Breeding: by B.D. Singh




    Good Luck......

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    Re: Which books to refer for UPSC mains exam if my optional subjects are Agriculture and public administration?

    Reference Books for Public Administration:

    1. Indian Administration - Ramesh K. Arora & Rajni Goyal.
    2. Indian Administration - S.R. Maheswari.
    3. Administrative Theory - Avasti & Avasti
    4. Public Administration - Avasti & Maheswari.
    5. Administrative Thinkers - R. Prasad and Prasad.
    6. Administrative Thinkers - S.R. Maheswari.
    7. Public Administration - Sadan and Sharma
    8. Local Government - S.R. Maheswari.
    9. New Horizons of Public Administration - Mohit Bhattacharya.
    10. Public Administration Theory and concepts - Rumki Basu
    11. Public Administration (Manual) (TATA MC Graw Hill) - Laxmikanth.
    12. Indian Constitution - D.D. Basup (or) Pandey.
    13. Public Administration and Public Affairs - Nicholas Henry.
    14. Modern Public Administration - Nigro and Nigro.
    15. Public Policy - R. K. Sapru
    16. Public Personnel Administration O. Gienn Stahl
    17. Principle & Practice of Public Enterprise Management Laxmi narayan
    18. State Administration - J. D. Shukla
    19. District Administration - S. S. Kera
    20. Indian Journal and Public Administration Anand Shekhar



    Reference Books for Agriculture:

    1. Agricultural Economics and Farm Management
    2. Soil Science - D.K Das Or Brady
    3. Agronomy By Yellamananda Reddy
    4. Plant Breeding By B.D. Singh
    5. Genetics By B.D.Singh
    6. Physiology By Pandey & Singha
    7. Indroduction To Horticulture - Kumar
    8. Handbook Of Agriculture By ICAR
    9. Agricultural Extension Education in India

    Books for Agriculture Mains:


    1. Pathology - Singh
    2. Entomology - Vasantha Raj & David
    3. The Hindu - Survey Of Indian Agriculture
    4. Agricuture Statistics
    5. Special Issue of Agriculture by The Hindu

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    Re: Which books to refer for UPSC mains exam if my optional subjects are Agriculture and public administration?

    for public adminstration
    1) Laxmikanth
    2) adminastrative thinkers
    3) Fadia and Fadia
    4) Ramesh K. ARora

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