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Sir, I selected C S [ main ] optional subjects POLITICAL SCIENCE and PHILOSOPHY . Can you give me the book lists [ optional subj. ].

As per the new scheme for Civil Services (Main) Examination, you need to pick only one optional subject. However, for your reference we are providing the suggested Book-List for both Political Science & International Relations and Philosophy Suggested Book-List Political Science & International Relations Philosophy ... Read More


Which books I should follow for GS-I,II,II,IV for preparing Civil Services -2003 main exam?

For Paper I, II and III most of the books suggested for General Studies paper would be beneficial. For some newly added topics like Disaster Management etc. use of internet would be helpful. Suggested Book-List General Studies For Paper IV, there is no single book that can be said to cover the syllabus prescribed in the notification. Internet can be used as the best resource for this section. ... Read More



which NCERT books are useful for upsc .........

You can read NCERT Books from 6th to 12th standard for building base and conceptual clarity. Depending on your requirements, you can pick these keeping in mind your strengths and weaknesses. The following article will help you in gaining some insights about reading NCERT Books: NCERT BOOKS are a must for CSE preparation; But how to manage such work load?... Read More


which year book is good for the year 2012 for CSAT 2013?

You can pick INDIA 2013 (Publication Division, Govt. of India) which should be out on sale soon.... Read More


Sir, I am BE final year student. I want to take Geography as an optional please, tell me books of Geography. Also tell which is good Atlas. I want to give exam in Marathi Medium.

Geography is one of the most popular optional subjects and the success-rate is also impressive. You can pick any good School Atlas for map section. Suggested Book-List Geography (Optional Subject – Main Examination)... Read More


Hi Sir, Please guide me how to prepare for the comprehension, i am preparing this in English medium plz suggest me any book or tips to prepare.

Comprehension is one of the important areas in Preliminary Examination Paper II and is not very difficult to prepare. You need to be little alert and common sense would prove to be quite useful. English Language Comprehension published by Amar Ujala Education Books is a good resource. The following article would help you in getting some insights about preparation: Preparing Comprehension... Read More



1)please suggest me books(author name) for the indian political science & international relationship & history for prelium & main exam for hindi medium.from where i will get these notes.plz reply me soon sir because i wanted to start it as soon as possible.

You can easily get these books from any good book-store or you can buy these on-line. Suggested Book-List History (Optional Subject – Main Examination in Hindi Medium) Ancient History: NCERT Books, Jha & Srimali, IGNOU Notes Medieval History: Imtiyaz Ahmed, IGNOU Notes ...... Read More


sir plz suggest me CSAT2013 useful books names and publications

For Preliminary Examination 2013, we suggest few books for both Paper I & II. Preliminary Examination 2013 Suggested Book-List BOOK-LIST FOR PAPER I (GENERAL STUDIES) BOOK-LIST FOR PAPER II (APTITUDE TEST) ... Read More


sir, which books should i refer for history optionals paper. 1 & 2

List of Suggested Books for History (Optional Subject - Main Examination) Modern India Bipan Chandra, Spectrum, Sumit Sarkar Grover and Grover ... Read More


Respected Sir/ madam, I have completed BA and MA i want to preparing CSE How will start it but I cant join CSE Classes becouse I worked in Govt University.

It is little difficult for working candidates to adjust time for preparation but, if you plan it well, you can manage your preparation. It is not necessary to join coaching for Civil Service Examination preparation; you can do it with self-study. Also read: Preparation strategy... Read More


what will be strategy for CSAT ?

The new-look Preliminary Examination has relatively become easier and by adopting integrated approach (Prelims + Main), you can manage your preparation well. Look at the following links to have some insights about the query you raised: Prelims Paper I Prelims Paper II... Read More


Sir, i want prepare public ad mains by self study. So please tell me about books for it.

Suggested Book-List (optional Subject - Main Examination) PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION... Read More


which books is better for general studies,public administration

Suggested book-list (Optional Subject – Main Examination) Public Administration General Studies (Main Examination)  ... Read More



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