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 FOR GENERAL STUDIES (PRELIMS AND MAINS.)

HISTORY

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HISTORY

A Basic books

1. Indias ancient past by R.S. Sharma (Oxford publication)
2.History of medieval India by Satish Chandra (Orient black swan Pub.)
3. An Introduction to fine arts (11th NCERT)
4. History of Modern India by Bipanchandra
5. A brief History of Modern India by Spectrum

B Advanced books

1. Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania (Mc Graw Hill Pub.)
2. India’s struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra
3. India after Independence by Bipan Chandra
4. From Plassey to Partition by Shekhar Bandopadhyay
5. India after Gandhi by Ramchandra Guha
6. The wonder that was India by A.L.Basham
7. Raj to Swaraj by R.C.Pradhan (Prabhat pub.)

C Worlds books

1. History of the World by Arjun Dev
2. India and the contemporary world- I and II (NCERT – IX and X)
3. Mastering Modern World History by Norman lowve
4. History of Modern World by Jain and Mathur

GEOGRAPHY

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GEOGRAPHY

1. Certificate physical and human Geography by Goh Cheng Leong
2. NCERT
a. XI std.- 1. India : Physical Environment
2. Fundamentals of physical geography
b. XII std. – 1. India: People and Economy
2. Fundamentals of Human Geography
3. School Atlas : Orient Black Swan
4. India : A Comprehensive Geography by D.R. Khullar

SOCIAL ISSUES

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SOCIAL ISSUES

1.Indian Society – XII NCERT
2. Socian Problems in India by Ram Ahuja
3. Indian Society by S. C. Dubey

INDIAN POLITY

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INDIAN POLITY

1. Constitution of India at Work -XI NCERT
2. Political Theory – XI NCERT
3. Indian Polity by M. Laxmikanth
4. Introduction to Constitution of India by D.D Basu
5. The Constitution of India : P.M. Bakshi
6. The Hindu or Indian Express New Paper

GOVERNANCE ISSUES

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GOVERNANCE ISSUES

1. From Government to Governance by Kuldeep Mathur
2. Ethics in Governance, ARC Report
3. Governance in India by M. Laxmikanth

DEVELOPMENTAL ISSUES

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DEVELOPMENTAL ISSUES

1. Human Development Report, World Development Report, Global Competitiveness report, Global Risk Reports, and Global Gender Gap Report
2. Reports Published by World Economic Forum regarding Environment, Education, Individual Industries and technologies.
3. Yojana and Kurukshetra magazines.
4. The Hindu or Indian Express.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

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INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

1. Contemprory World Politics – XII NCERT
2. India’s Foreign Policy by V. P. Dutt
3. International Relations by Yashi Dhariwal
4. World Focus Magazine
5. The Hindu or Indian Express

INDIAN ECONOMY

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INDIAN ECONOMY

1. Indian Economic Development -XI NCERT
2. Introductory Macro Economics – XII NCERT ( Ignore diagrams and formulas)
3. Indian Economy since Independence by Uma Kapila
4. Economics Dictionary by Penguin
5. Economic Survey latest and one prior edition.
6. The Hindu and Indian Express

ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT

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ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT

1. Certificate physical and human geography by G.C. Leong (2nd half of the book)
2. Environment by SHANKAR
3. India Year book (Only Environment chapter)
4. Economic Survey (Chapter on Climate change)
5. Environment and Biodiversity -NIOS

SECURITIES ISSUES

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SECURITIES ISSUES

1. India’s internal security by R.S. Ponnusamy
2. Challenges to internal security of India by Mc Graw Hill
3. The Hindu and Indian Express

SCIENCE AND TECHONOLY

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SCIENCE AND TECHONOLY

1. VIII, XI, X NCERT – Biology
2. Developments in Science and Technolgy by Spectrum
3. Manorama Year book (Science chapter only)
4. Science Reporter Magazine
5. S & T From the Sunday’s The Hindu

ETHICS INTEGRITY AND APTITUDE

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ETHICS INTEGRITY AND APTITUDE

1. Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by G. Subba Rao
2. Lexicon for Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Niraj Kumar
3. Ethics in Governer ARC Report
4. Ethics, Integrity and Values in Public Service by Ramesh K. Arora

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