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IAS Preparation Books 



Following are the links which have details about IAS preparation books needed for General Studies Papers and Optional papers. Apart from IAS exam preparation books, there are books recommended for Interview purpose as well. Also included are motivational books. The list has all time great books names that must be read in one’s lifetime. However, you should read them only after Mains.

These IAS Preparation books are categorised into Prelims and Mains books. There are some free e-books as well.

These books must be selectively bought and more emphasis should be on NCERT and few standard books. Apart from books, the main backbone of IAS exam preparation is understanding current issues very well. Hence, newspapers especially The Hindu is indispensable.

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  1. Fifty books on Contemporary India – Compiled by Umesh N.S.K. (IAS)
  2. Reference Books For UPSC Civil Services Prelims
  3. Reference Books For UPSC Civil Services Mains
  4. Books On India
  5. The 100 Best Books Of All Time
  6. Free E-Book On Ethics
  7. Free E-Book On Indian Art and Culture
  8. Download Yojana Magazines
  9. All Time Best Motivational Books
  10. Must Read Books For an IAS Aspirant
  11. Book List For Public Administration Optional Subject
  12. Complete Study Material On Indian Art and Culture
  13. Free study Material For Environment, Biodiversity – Mains