Without proper weapons, no battle can be won. To crack the upcoming UPSC IAS Exam 2018, taking assistance from quality books is must.The aspirants sometimes get confused about what books to read for IAS Exam preparation. So, we are providing you a list of 10 best books that every IAS aspirant should read while preparing for the Civil Services Exam.
Best Books For UPSC IAS Exam Preparation
1. India After Gandhi by Ramchandra Guha
2. Indian Polity by Laxmikanth.
3. Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh
4. India's Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra
5. Introduction to the Constitution of India by D.D. Basu
6. The Wonder That Was India by AL Basham
7. Geography of India by Majid Hussain
8. Indian Economy by Uma Kapila
9. Indian Art & Culture by Nitin Singhania
10. NCERT Books Complete Package
These books are one of their kind. India after Gandhi tells you the story after Independence. The changes that drafted our nation as it is
today are depicted in the book. Indian Polity is very well explained in the book authored by Laxmikanth. It will help you to understand the
governance system of our nation. Indian Economy can be understood with the help of Ramesh Singh and Uma Kapila. While Ramesh Singh will let you understand the basics of Economy, Uma Kapila will tell you about the changes that reformed our Indian Economy. To
understand the nation before independence, the book by Bipin Chandra is very important. To have an in-depth knowledge about our constitution, take help from D.D. Basu. All the rest of the books are also very important as the in-depth knowledge of every topic is very important. The topics asked in IAS Exam can be found in NCERT Books. Study the complete package of NCERT books to cover the most important topics asked in the exam.
The best method to read the books is to give each chapter enough time. Don't try to finish the book in one run. Read one chapter and create a summary for it. Discuss about the topic, google it for more information and think about it. Then move to the second topic and then the third.