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UPSC IAS Prelims Book List and Links

UPSC Prelims Book List and Links

Hello Everyone as New Aspirants are asking, we are posting Book list for UPSC, This Page is already posted and is updated according to latest editions. Here in this page all links for Books to buy and to Download are available. Here We place Important and Must Read Tags to make them High Priority Books…,



  •  Ancient India – RS Sharma
  •  Medieval India – Sathish Chandra
  •  Modern India – Bipan Chandra

Standard text books :

  • Brief History of Modern India (Spectrum Publication)
  • Bipan Chandra India’s struggle for Independence.
  • Plassey to partition by Sekhar Bandyopadhyay

Art and Culture

  • Introduction to Indian Art Indian Art and Culture By Nitin Singhania
  • Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT)
  • Introduction to Indian Art Indian Art and Culture By Nitin Singhania [Please don’t invest your time in this, everything in CCRT and Spectrum are good]


  • NCERTs 6th to 12th
  • Certificate Physical and Human Geography by Goh Cheng Leong
  • School Atlas – Oxford or Orient BlackSwan School Atlas

Indian Polity

  • Indian Polity – Laxmikanth

Indian Economy

  • Economy 11th and 12th NCERTs
  • Indian Economy – Ramesh Singh


  • Environment By Shankar IAS

Other Important Books

  • India Year Book
  • Economic Survey
  • 14000+ Objective Questions

Current Affairs: [All Available On Our Current Affairs Page]

  • Vision IAS Current affairs
  • Vajiram Monthly current affairs
  • GS Scare Current Affairs
  • Insight IAS [Please don’t read their current affairs, their standard is not for UPSC, Only use Quiz from them]

Most of the above Books are available in PDF form and You Can Download from Here

Hard Copies of Books Can be Available Online and You Can Purchase them from Here


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20 thoughts on “UPSC IAS Prelims Book List and Links”

  1. Thank u very very much for your great effort in helping the poor and needy aspirants to achieve their dream.

  2. I am from science background, I have done zoology honours from ignou, I am not comfortable with zoology for my optional!!
    Please recommend me best choice

  3. Thank you sir, for your efforts. You gave an opportunity to people who couldn’t afford all those books and expensive coaching fees.


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