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UPSC IAS exam Must Read Books!!

By: Shreyansh Shrivastava on September 06, 2017
UPSC Syllabus is incredibly vast and it is inevitable to read the selected but productive study material for it. To clear the UPSC Civil Services exam, a proper organization of the IAS preparation is required. A lot of study material is flooded in the market which can prove to be more time wasting rather than productive. Selection of right study material is a crucial factor in the preparation of UPSC Civil services that many aspirants tend to ignore.
A better insight into the right study material can provide a right direction to the candidates who are preparing for the UPSC Civil Services examination. Here is the list of some most important books that a candidate cannot miss to study while doing the IAS preparation-
1) NCERTs:
Many serious aspirants make the mistake of ignoring NCERTs which costs them hard at the time of the examination. NCERTs are considered important because they contain the basic content of the UPSC syllabus and sometimes direct questions are asked in the UPSC Civil Services Prelims exam. Also, the UPSC considers the right answer as per the information is given in the NCERTs if there happens to be any confusion in a question.
2) M. Laxmikant:
M. Laxmikant is an excellent book for Indian Polity. It covers all the aspects of Indian Polity and is useful for both IAS pre and mains exam.
3) Spectrum- Indian Freedom Struggle:
It is an easy to cover book for Modern history in which all the incidents of the Indian Freedom struggle has been given in a concise form. This book is also good for quick revision.
4) Goh Cheng Leong:
It is a must read the book for Physical and Human Geography. All the important concepts of Physical and Human Geography that are extremely important for the exam point of view are given in this book. This book is also helpful for solving the questions related to the Map.
These are the must read the book for the UPSC Civil Services Preparation that a candidate cannot afford to miss.

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