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PRELIMS 

Subject

 

INDIAN POLITY

Author/Publication

 

Laxmikanth 6th Edition

BIAS polity explained

ECONOMY

Indian Economy Ramesh singh 

Macroeconomics NCERT Class XII 

Indian Economic Development NCERT Class XI 

Economic Survey Selective reading from Prelims perspective 

The Hindu / Business Standards Newspapers

BIAS ECONOMY NOTES

INDIAN ART & CULTURE

An Introduction to Indian Art Class XI NCERT 

NCERT Chapters related to culture in Ancient and Medieval India 

Centre for Cultural Resource and Training (CCRT) material 

NCERT Heritage Crafts: Living Craft Traditions of India -NCERT

Nitin Singhania

ENVIRONMENT 

Shankar IAS Material 

BIAS Environment Notes

ANCIENT HISTORY OF INDIA

 

 

MEDIEVAL HISTORY OF INDIA

 

 

MODERN HISTORY OF INDIA

 

Old NCERT RS Sharma

Themes in India Part I

 

OLD NCERT SATISH CHANDRA

Themes In India Part II

A brief history of Modern India Spectrum Publications 

India's struggle for Independence Bipan Chandra 

NCERT Bipan Chandra 

Themes in Indian History Part III

GEOGRAPHY

Fundamentals of Physical Geography Class XI NCERT 

India: Physical Environment Class XI NCERT 

Fundamentals of Human Geography Class XII NCERT 

India: People & Economy Class XII NCERT 

Certificate Physical & Human Geography GC Leong

BIAS Geography notes and maps

 

GS 1           

Name of Paper

Name of the Book

Author/Publication

ANCIENT HISTORY AND INDIAN CULTURE

India’s Ancient Past

R.S. Sharma 

MODERN INDIAN HISTORY 

History of Modern India

Bipin Chandra

 

India’s Struggle for Independence

Bipin Chandra & Others

POST INDEPENDENCE HISTORY

India After Independence (1947 - 2000)

Bipin Chandra & Others

WORLD HISTORY

Contemporary World History for class XII

Old NCERT Book

 

Mastering Modern World History

Norman Lowe

SOCIAL ISSUES PART 1

Chapters on Communalism, Secularism and Urban Issues such as Poverty, Housing, etc.

XII Standard NCERT

 

Indian Society (Chapters on Unity & Diversity and Population Issues)

XI Standard NCERT on Indian Society

 

Newspaper

The Hindu / Indian Express

WORLD PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY and INDIAN GEOGRAPHY

Certificate Physical & Human Geography (Oxford)

Goh Cheng Leong

 

(1) India - Physical Environment

(2) Fundamentals of Physical Geography

XI Standard NCERT

 

(1) India - People & Economy

(2) Fundamentals of Human Geography

XII Standard NCERT

 

School Atlas

Orient Black Swan

 

GS 2

Subject

Name of the Book

Author/Publication

POLITY AND CONSTITUTION OF INDIA

Constitution of India at Work

Indian Polity

NCERT Publication

Laxmikanth

GOVERNANCE

From Government to Governance

Ethics in Governance

Kuldeep Mathur

ARC Report

DEVELOPMENTAL ISSUES

Human Development Report & World Development Report

Panchayati Raj in India

News papers/Magazines

 

 

Kuldeep Mathur

The Hindu/Indian Express

Yojana Magazine

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

India’s Foreign Policy Since Independence

Newspapers

 

V.P. Dutt

The Hindu / Indian Express

 

GS 3

Subject

Name of the Book

Author/Publications

INDIAN ECONOMY

Indian Economic Development

XI Standard NCERT

 

Introductory Macro Economics

XII Standard NCERT (Ignore all diagrams & mathematical formulas)

 

Newspaper

The Hindu / The Indian Express

 

ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT

Certificate Physical & Human Geography

Goh Cheng Leong 

 

Biology (Chapters pertaining to Ecology)

XII Standard NCERT

 

Chapters on Environment

India Year Book

 

Newspaper

The Hindu / The Indian Express

SECURITY ISSUES

India’s Security in a Turbulent World

Jasjit Singh, published by National Book Trust of India

 

Newspaper

The Hindu / Indian Express

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Biology

VIII, IX & X Standard Books

 

Newspaper

The Hindu / Indian Express

 

Science Reporter for Science & Technology’

Monthly Magazine

 

GS 4

Subject

Name of the Book

Author/Publications

ETHICS, INTEGRITY & APTITUDE

Ethics in Governance

ARC Report

 

ETHICS, INTEGRITY & APTITUDE

G Subba Rao