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Books suggested for Civil Services Exams

Public Administration
For Preliminary Examination 1. Indian Administration - Ramesh K. Arora & Rajni Goyal. 2. Indian Administration - S.R. Maheswari. 3. Administrative Theory - Avasti & Avasti 4. Public Administration - Avasti & Maheswari. 5. Administrative Thinkers - R. Prasad and Prasad. 6. Administrative Thinkers - S.R. Maheswari 7. Public Administration - Sadan and Sharma 8. Local Government - S.R. Maheswari 9. New Horizons of Public Administration - Mohit Bhattacharya 10.Public Administration Theory and concepts - Rumki Basu 11.Public Administration (Manual) (TATA MC Graw Hill) – Laxmikanth 12.Indian Constitution - D.D. Basup (or) Pandey 13.Public Administration and Public Affairs - Nicholas Henry 14.Modern Public Administration - Nigro and Nigro For General Reference 1. Public administration in theory and practice - M.P. Sharma and B.L Sadan 2. Public administration - Mohit Bhattacharya 3. Modern public administration - Nigro and Nigro 4. Theories and principles of administration : Administrative thinkers Prasad & Prasad 5. Principles of management - Terry and Frankline

Financial administration: Financial administration of India .IJPA articles on relevant topics 19.R. State 13.Avasthi & Maheswari 11.J. Glennstal 8. Khera 15. S.S. Maheswari.J.S. Maheshwari 16.K.Civil Services in India : Indian administration . Avasthi 12.District and local administration: State administration .Local Government in India .A.S.D.Control over administration : Public administration . Personal Administration .IGNOU Study Materials 18. Shukla 14.Current News Papers ***** .M.Ferrel Heady or Comparative public administration Ramesh 10.District administration -.R.Paul Hersey & Kenneth Blanchard 7. Administrative Behaviors: Managing organizational behavior .Central administration in India: Central administration .O.Laxmikant's guide (for clearing conepts) 17.Public personal administration . Thavaray 9. Comparative administration : public administration a comparative perspective .6.