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    Name some good books/sites/both for IAS and CDS exams.

    i am a bca passed student how can i prepare for cds and ias exams without any coaching? Also name some good books or sites or both for this.

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    Re: Name some good books/sites/both for IAS and CDS exams.

    Dear Friend

    The best website from which you can prepare for the Civil services examinations and the Combined defense services is :

    1.http://www.jagranjosh.com/

    2.http://www.civilserviceindia.com

    The list of best books for IAS and CDS exam is as below:

    1.Civil services exam:




    2.CDS exam :




    Hope the information helps you.

    If you have any problem ,please leave your message here.

    all the best

    aashisranjan784

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    Re: Name some good books/sites/both for IAS and CDS exams.

    List of the Best Books for IAS Exam:-

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

    Prelims 17 Years Civil Services (IAS): General Studies Topic Wise Solved Papers (1995-2011)
    by
    Disha Experts
    Publisher: Disha Publication

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

    CSAT: General Studies 2012 (Paper 2)
    by
    Arun Sharma,Madhukar Kumar Bhagat,Hari Mohan Prasad,Abhijit Guha
    Publisher: Tata Mcgraw-hill (2011)

    Civil Services Success PLANNER
    by
    Sharma K K
    Publisher: Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited (2010

    List of the Best Books for CDS Exam:-

    CDS Exam Guide: Combined Defence Services Exam
    by Datason Rp
    Publisher: New Light Publishers

    CDS Examination: Solved And Practice Papers
    by Jha S N
    Publisher: Upsc Portal

    Mathematics For C.D.S.Entrance Exam
    by R S Aggarwal
    Publisher: S.Chand Publishing

    Combind Defence Services: Solved Paper
    by Lal
    Publisher: Upkar Prakashan

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    Re: Name some good books/sites/both for IAS and CDS exams.

    hi,

    BEST BOOKS FOR IAS EXAM;-

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    BEST BOOKS FOR CDS EXAM;-

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    for more,
    http://upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Name some good books/sites/both for IAS and CDS exams.

    Hi,

    IAS - Indian Administrative Services

    Good Reference books for IAS -

    UPSC PortalIAS Main General studies Solved Papers ( 2001 -2010)
    By Sachidanand Jha

    Prelims 17 years Civil Services ( IAS) General tudies Topic wise Solved Papaers
    By Disha Publication

    The Pearson CSAT Manual 2012
    By Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe


    CDS - Combined Defence Services

    Good reference books for CDS -

    CDS exam guide : Combined Defence Services Exam

    By Datason, gulati & sadana

    Mathematics for CDS

    By RS Agarwal

    Combined Defence services : Solved paper

    By Lal

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    Re: Name some good books/sites/both for IAS and CDS exams.

    Hello,
    Below are some books which you can refer for CDS Exam.
    10 practice Sets CDS Pariksha: Sammilit Raksha Seva (Sangh Lok Seva Aayog Dwara Aayojit) (Hindi) (Paperback)
    Mathematics For C.D.S. Entrance Exam, 17 Edition (Paperback)
    CDS Examination: Solved And Practice Papers 1st Edition (Paperback)
    CDS Exam Guide: Combined Defence Services (Paperback)
    Pathfinder CDS: Combined Defence Services Entrance Examination 1st Edition (Paperback)

    Here are some books which you can refer for Civil Services Exam.
    CSAT General Studies For Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2013 (Paper 2) bt TMH
    Geography : 3000 Terms and Concepts With Detailed Explanation For Civil Services Examination 1st Edition (Paperback) By Majid Husain
    Geography (Paperback) By Rajiv Ahir
    IAS Mains General Studies Chapterwise Solved Papers 2011-1997 By Siddarth Mittal
    IAS Prelims/CSAT Civil Services: 18 Years General Studies Topic-Wise Solved Papers (1995-2012) (Paperback) By Disha Experts
    UPSC Portal CSAT Comprehensive Manual: IAS Preliminary Examination 2013 (Paper-2) by SachchidaNandJha
    CSAT Handbook for General Studies: UPSC Civil Services Priliminary Examination 2013 (Paper-1) by KalpanaRajaram

    Regards...

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    Re: Name some good books/sites/both for IAS and CDS exams.

    Hi friends,

    IAS - Indian Administrative Services

    Good Reference books for IAS -

    1st----UPSC PortalIAS Main General studies Solved Papers ( 2001 -2010)
    By Sachidanand Jha

    2nd----Prelims 17 years Civil Services ( IAS) General tudies Topic wise Solved Papaers
    By Disha Publication

    3rd-----The Pearson CSAT Manual 2012
    By Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe


    4th-----CDS - Combined Defence Services

    Good reference books for CDS -

    1.....CDS exam guide : Combined Defence Services Exam

    By Datason, gulati & sadana

    2......Mathematics for CDS

    By RS Agarwal

    3......Combined Defence services : Solved paper

    By Lal

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    Re: Name some good books/sites/both for IAS and CDS exams.

    Friend,

    IAS Indian Administrativ eservices

    The Good Books for the IAS exam are

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    CDSE Combined Defence service Exam

    The Good Books for the CDSE exam are

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    Re: Name some good books/sites/both for IAS and CDS exams.

    Hi friend,

    good books for ias /cds exam:

    Bipin chandra-modern india

    a.c benerjee-history of modern india

    charles farro-general principles of world geography

    national journal-kurukshetra

    the economic times business standard-yojana

    social problem-khashyap

    our constitution-subhash

    books on india and the world:

    Journal of peace studies

    world focus

    strategic analysis

    south asian journal etc.............

    Hope the information is helpful for you

    all the best

    regards srilekha

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    Re: Name some good books/sites/both for IAS and CDS exams.

    Hello,

    Upkar Prakashan is the good books publisher you should purchase only this publisher for any govt. exam. And www.upsc.gov.in best site for both exam.


    Thanks
    Jeet Masih

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    Re: Name some good books/sites/both for IAS and CDS exams.

    Dear

    Best books for IAS:


    Paper-I General Studies


    1.History(Indian History and Indian National Movement) :

    Essential

    NCERT Books 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    Modern Indian by Bipin Chandra

    Additional

    History of Modern Indian by AC Banerjee

    2. Geography (Indian and World Geography)

    Essential :
    NCERT Books 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th
    General Principals of Word Geography by Charles Farro
    School Atlas

    Additional
    Certificate Course in Geography by Goh Cheng Leong

    3. Economic (Indian Economic and Economic Theory)

    Essential

    An Evolution of Indian Economic by IL Dhingra
    Economic Survey of Indian by Govt. of Lindia
    Economic Dictionary by Penguin

    Additional:

    Indian Economic by Dutta and Sundara
    Indian Economic by Mishra and Puri
    Economic Dictionary by Collins

    4. Polity (Indian Constitution)

    Essential:
    An Introduction to the Constitution of India by DD Basu

    Additional:

    Our Constitution by Dr. Subhash Kashyap

    5. General Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)

    Essential:

    NCERT Boosk 9th and 10th

    Additional
    Anatomy & Physiology by Evelyn Pearce

    6. Environment (Ecology, Bio-diversity, Climate Change)

    Essential:
    Biology and Geography NCERT Books

    7. Current Affairs:

    Essential :
    Hindu and Economic Times Newspapers
    Frontline, Political & Economic weeks periodicals

    Additional:

    Indian Year book

    Paper-II Aptitude

    1. Numeracy
    Essential : NCERT Mathematics 5th, 9th and 10th

    2. Data Interpretation

    Essential: Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency by Tyra and Kundan

    3. English Comprehension and Communication

    Essential : Objective General English by RS Agarwal

    4 Logical Reasoning

    Essential : A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal

    Additional : A New Approach to Reasoning by Sijwali and Sijwali


    For CDS:

    • Asian CDS (Combined Defence Services) Exam Guide by R P Verma
    • CDS Exam Guide: Combined Defense Services Exam by Datason Rp
    • Arihant CDS Entrance Examination (Self Study Guide) by Brijesh Tripathi, Dr. Satyajeet Rawat & Neetika Goyal
    Good Luck

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