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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When Should You Buy New Edition of a Book for IAS?

After I published the books for Environment and Ecology, some readers asked should they buy the latest version of the books or will previous versions suffice? I think many IAS aspirants who have been preparing for over a year must have this question in mind: should they make do with the older version or grab

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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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Manorama Year Book Review: Boost Your Prelims Preparation

Last Updated on April 8 2014 A good year book helps boost your IAS Prelims preparation since a year book contains all the important current events and GK data that matters for the IAS exam. Based on this requirement I have always recommended the highly acclaimed Manorama Year Book in the post on IAS Books

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