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Which books to refer for IAS Prelims 2013 ?

 04-JAN-2013

With the IAS exams just around the corner, you would like to know which books to refer for IAS Prelims 2013. By understanding about the right study material which should be used for the preparation, you can at least feel confident to take part in the race for IAS. So, here is the list of books to refer for IAS Prelims 2013 (for Paper 1 and Paper 2).
Books to refer for IAS Prelims 2013 (Paper 1 and Paper 2)

General Science:
•    NCERT Science books of class IX and X
•    NCERT Biology books of class XI and XII
•    Ebook published by Jagran

Current Affairs of National and International importance:

•    Newspapers- The Economic Times, The Times of India, The Hindu, Statesman, Telegraph
•    Periodicals- Frontline, Business Today, Business Outlook, Yojana: Publication Division, Government of India
•    Current affairs eBook published by Jagran
•    Regular current affairs update on Jagranjosh.com

History of India, Indian National Movement:
•    Social Science NCERT books of class IX and X (topics to cover- Contemporary India, India and Contemporary World I, India and Contemporary World II)
•    Social Science NCERT books of class XI and XII (topics to cover- Themes in World History, Themes in India History- I, II and III)
•     Modern Indian history by Bipan Chandra
•    Ebook published by Jagran

India and World Geography:
•    Geography NCERT books of class XI and XII
•    School Atlas of Oxford Publication
•    India-2013 : Publication Division, Government of India
•    Ebook published by Jagran

Indian Polity:
•    Political Science NCERT books of class XI and XII
•    Introduction to Indian Constitution by D.D. Basu
•    Our Constitution by Subhash Kashyap
•    Indian Constitution (Bare Act): P.M. Bakshi
•    Ebook published by Jagran

Indian Economy:
•    Economics NCERT books of class XI and XII
•    Indian Economy by Ruddar Dutt and K.P.M. Sundaram
or
•    Indian Economy by S.K. Mishra and V.K. Puri
•    Annual Budget: Publication Division, Government of India
•    Economic Survey of India: Publication Division, Government of India
•    India-2013: Publication Division, Government of India
•    Ebook published by Jagran

Paper-II: CSAT:
•    Comprehensive Ebook on CSAT being published by Jagran.
•    Online Test series by Jagranjosh.com

Special study material from Jagran for amateurs and advanced learners
Apart from the aforementioned books provided to you, special study material in the form of e-booklets is also provided from Jagran to the students. The eBooklet on Paper 1 comprises of study material on general studies. Apart from this, the eBooklet on Paper 2 contains comprehensive CSAT study material which can assist you in your IAS Prelims examinations.
 
Online Test Series by Jagran to help you judge yourself
Once you have prepared yourself for the prelims, it is important that you take the tests for judging your skill and knowledge. For helping you judge yourself, Jagran also provides you with online test series on General Studies as well as CSAT. These online tests will help you in knowing about your level of preparation.

With all these books and study material, your journey to IAS will be simplified. These books, study materials as well as online tests especially designed by Jagran will help you reach your aspiration!

Judge your preparation by taking our Indian History and Indian Polity (paper 1) Online Test

Read more articles on: CSAT, Civil Services, IAS Prelims

By:priyanka | On:01-MAR-2014 22:30:40


sir iam btech 3rd year i want to start preparing for the civil services which books i have refer sir from now itself


By:SAI KIRAN | On:17-FEB-2014 13:20:05


very good reference books


By:srinadh | On:10-OCT-2013 20:37:25


sir these books r help us to clear prelims what about the books should help us to clear mains...i think these books r enough for both prilms and mains ?


By:s m khairuddin | On:13-SEP-2013 13:22:31


very nice jagran josh site


By:Vedant | On:09-SEP-2013 13:14:10


Sir...presently I am in standard 12 nd I wish to start IAS preparation from now itself....Please guide me...how shall I start...which books to begin with...Nd how the preparation should be done ??


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