UPSC Books For Prelims and Mains – Download UPSC Best Books with Author/Publication

UPSC Books for Prelims/Mains:

Union Public Service Commission conducts highly competitive Prelims and Mains Examination. Here are the UPSC Books for Prelims and Mains Examination that the candidates can refer along with the author’s name so that it can be easier for all the candidates to search for the books. All the reference books given below are grouped as per the subjects and topics that will be asked in the upcoming UPSC Examinations.

UPSC Books

UPSC Books for Prelims:

Sr. No. Subjects Books Authors/Publication
1. Culture Facets of Indian Culture Spectrum






India – A Comprehensive Geography Khullar
Economic and Commercial Geography of india Sharma and Coutinho
Geography of India Majid Hussain
Certificate Physical and Human Geography Goh Cheng Leong
Oxford School Atlas Oxford


Indian History

Modern India Bipin Chandra
India’s Struggle for Independence Bipin Chandra
History of Modern India Bipin Chandra



Bhartiya Rajya Vyavastha N.L. Madan
Constitution of India Bakshi
Indian Polity for Civil Service Examinations M. Laxmikanth


Current Events

Civil Services Chronicle
Indian Today
Indian Year Book
Manorama Yearbook 2017

Science and Technology and Environment

Popular Science Series CSIR
Environmental Studies from Crisis to Cure 2nd Edition R. Rajagopalan
Science and Technology in India Kalpana Rajaram






Our Constitution Subhash C. Kashyap
Economic Survey Dutt and Sundaram
The Economic Times Evolution of Indian Economy I.C. Dhingra
Indian Economy Mishra and Puri

Logical Reasoning

A new Approach to Reasoning Sijwali and Sijwali
A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal
9. Data Interpretation Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency Tyra and Kundan
10. Mental Ability Quantitative Aptitude R.S. Aggarwal
11. English Comprehension and Communication Objective General English R.S. Aggarwal

UPSC Books for Mains Examination:

Sr. No. Subjects Books Authors/Publication
1. Ethics Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude for Civil Services Mains
Ethics in Governance
2. Internal Security and Disaster Management Disaster Management (Disaster Management – GS3 )
India’s National Security: A Reader
3. Foreign Policy Issues India’s Foreign Policy Muchkund Dubey
Pax Indica Shashi Tharoor
4. Social & National Issues Issues relating to Social Development
Development and Developmental Processes
Social Problems in India Ram Ahuja
5. Essay Paper Contemporary Essays Ramesh Singh
151 Essays for UPSC Mains
6. History History of Modern World Norman Lowe OR Jain and Mathur
India after Gandhi

Ramchandra Guha

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