Preparation Books for IPS | UPSC Civil Services Prelims, Mains Exam Books

Hi job aspirants… welcome to our site. Are you applied for UPSC IPS exam? Going to start preparation for the exam? Looking for best preparation books for IPS? If your answers to these questions are yes, then this article helps you. Here in this post, we are providing list of best preparation books for IPS.

In present era many are opting for civil services. They are aiming for civil services because of the facilities provided to the civil servants by government. Not only for facilities but also for prestigious and respectable position in society. The person aiming for IPS can become a police officer of higher level.

Preparation Books For IPS
Preparation Books For IPS

During the preparation process books play an important role. One should select right book for the preparation of UPSC IPS exam. By choosing right book you can get the knowledge. Choose books wisely which covers all your syllabus. By choosing right books you can easily prepare for your exam.

Best Preparation Books for IPS Exam

In the below section we are providing list of preparation books for IPS exam. Please take a look on these books before you are going to start your preparation for IPS exam.

Geography Books

  • Fundamentals of Physical Geography XI NCERT
  • India: Physical Environment XI NCERT
  • Fundamentals of Human Geography XII NCERT
  • India: People and Economy XII NCERT
  • Certificate Physical and Human Geography: GC Leong

History Books

  • A Brief history of Modern India- Spectrum Publications
  • Ancient History by RS Sharma
  • India’s Struggle for Independence – Bipan Chandra (Selective Reading)
  • Medieval History by Satish Chandra
  • NCERT by Bipan Chandra (For the period 1700s to 1857)

Economy Books

  • Economic Survey
  • Macroeconomics
  • Indian Economic Development
  • Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh
  • Refer Internet
  • Follow Daily Newspapers

Polity Books

  • Indian Polity by Laxmikanth
  • A smart Way to Learn Polity by Nisha
  • Introduction to the Constitution of India by Druga Das Basu

Indian Art and Culture Books

  • An Introduction to Indian Art – Class XI NCERT
  • Chapters related to culture in Ancient and Medieval India NCERTs
  • Centre for Cultural Resource and Training (CCRT) material
  • Heritage Crafts: Living Craft Traditions of India -NCERT

General Science Books

  • General Science books – IX and X standard
  • The Hindu (Note down and read about the latest scientific terms, discoveries and inventions frequently mentioned in news)
  • Google and YouTube

 Environment and Biodiversity Books

  • Shankar IAS book

Government Scheme Books

  • Government Schemes, Missions, Campaigns and Programmes in India by Prabhat Prakashan
  • Refer internet

Current Affairs

  • Follow Newspapers
  • Surf Internet

Must Read Preparation Books for IPS

  • Introduction to the Constitution of India 20 Edition
  • India Since Independence – Bipan Chandra
  • India’s Struggle For Independence – Bipan Chandra
  • Indian Economy : For Civil Services Examinations 6th Edition (2014) – Ramesh Singh
  • Geography of India- Majid Hussain – 5th Edition
  • Ethics In Governance
  • India After Gandhi: The History Of The World’s Largest Democracy
  • Mastering Modern World History -5th Edition, Norman Lowe
  • Select Constitutions: 16th Edition – S Chand
  • Environment by Shankar IAS
  • Certificate Physical and Human Geography – Goh Cheng Leong
  • India’s National Security – A Reader
  • Modern India history-spectrum(must read book for prelims)

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