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Indian Polity by Laxmikanth Book Review

Indian Polity by Laxmikanth is a very popular book for civil services examination particularly for Public Administration. In fact, till a few years back when there were optional subjects in the preliminary exam as well, Laxmikanth was indispensable for Pub Ad and IAS aspirants used to literally rote the entire book. Even today when Indian […]

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Recommended Books for IAS Prelims (CSAT)

The new CSAT Prelims syllabus from 2011 onwards focuses on the basics, logical analysis, and requires candidates to be well versed with the fundamentals rather than focussing solely on current affairs to see them through the IAS Prelims. Keeping this in mind I’ve listed the relevant books for IAS CSAT Prelims so you make optimal […]

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Alternative to History NCERT Books

All IAS Aspirants should read NCERT text books to cover History syllabus of IAS Preliminary and Mains exam. I have already listed the important NCERT Books for UPSC. In this post on NCERT books for IAS preparation I have suggested that you should refer old syllabus NCERTs for Ancient and Medieval Indian history. The NCERTs I […]

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Environment and Ecology Books for Prelims and Mains

A long standing demand of readers has been to add some credible books for environment and ecology; given the importance of this topic in prelims and the new mains GS syllabus you cannot ignore environment and ecology topic. In this post I list the recommended Environment and Ecology books for IAS exam. But first go […]

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Where to Get Old Syllabus NCERT Books

After I listed the NCERT books required for Prelims preparation, I have received many emails and comments from readers asking is it possible to obtain the old syllabus NCERT books from somewhere; anywhere. Well firstly, you don’t require old syllabus NCERTs for ALL subjects. As I have mentioned in the post, you should get old History […]

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Recommended History Books for IAS Mains

History is one of the most popular optional subjects in IAS exam partly because we all have studied History in our school and/or college days. Also it is fun and interesting to read with all the historic tales, battles, and cultures to study. This post lists the recommended History books for IAS exam. The books […]

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List of Best NCERT Books for IAS Exam

NCERT books are a very good source and introduction to topics in IAS prelims. Little wonder then, many coaching classes and aspirants recommend NCERT books to fresh aspirants who are just starting their preparation. But the question I receive quite often is should you refer All NCERT books and for All subjects? The answer to […]

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