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Maths Books for IAS

Maths Paper-I
1. Linear Algebra - K.C. Prasad, K B Datta 2.Calculus - Santhi Narayan 3.Analytic Geometry - Shantinarayan, HC Sinha, DK Jha and Sharma 4.Ordinary Differential eqs:- MD Raising Lumina, Golden seris-NP Bali 5. Dynamics, Statitics and Hydrostatics - M.Ray 6. Vector analysis - Shantinarayan

Maths Paper-II
1.Algebra - K C Prasad, KB Datta 2. Real Analysis - Shantinarayan,Royden 3. Complex Analysis - GK Ranganath 4. Linear Programming - SD sharma 5.Partial Diff.eqs. - Singhania 6. Numerical analysis and Computer Progg. - V. Rajaraman, SS Shasri 7. Mechanics & Fluid dynamics - AP Mathur, Azaroff leonid

Other Books for Maths

Modern Algebra - A. R. Vashisth Algebra - J. N. Sharma and S. N. Goyal Linear Algebra - Schaum Series (Lipshutz) or Sharma and Vashisth Matrices - Schaum Series (Frank Ayres) or Vashisth Calculus - I. A. Menon Coordinate Geometry - R. L. Soni Differential Calculus - Gorakh Prasad Analytical Solid Geometry - Shanti Narayanan Text Book of Coordinate Geometry - Rai Ballabh Mechanism - D. S. Mathur Statistical Mechanism - Carson Horg . Solid Mechanism - Kazmioo Mathematics Dictionary - James Differential Equations - Schaum Series (Frank Ayres) or N.M. Kapur or Raisinghania Numerical Analysis - S.S. Sastry Complex Analysis - Schaum Series or J.N. Sharma Operations Research - Kanti Swaroop or Manmohan


1. Indian History - India Struggle for Independence by Bipin Chandra; NCERT Books ( XI & XII ) 2. Geography - Spectrum 3. Indian Polity - Constitution of India by Bakshi 4. Indian Economy - Plus One, Plus Two Books, Pratiyogita Darpan 5. General Science - Tata Mc Graw Hill Guide 6. Mental Ability - Quantitative Apitude by R.S. Aggarwal 7. Current Affairs - Some magazines and Newspapers i. The Hindu/The Times of India ii. Frontline iii. Civil Service Chronicle iv. Chanakya v. Competition WIZARD vi. Civil Services Today 8. Guides 1. Tata Mc Graw Hill 2. Spectrum 3. Unique

Topic Wise Reference On General Studies

Books on Indian History & Culture: NCERT (+ 2 level) Ancient India, Medieval India, Modern India. Publication Division : Gazetteer of India (Vol 2 : History & Culture) Gandhi Nehru Tagore & Ambedkar Gopal Krishna Bipin Chandra - Modern India A.C.Banerjee - History of Modern India Raghavan Aiyer Mahatma Gandhi Books on Geography: NCERT : Physical Geography of India for X - XII Std A Good School Atlas Sharma & Cotinho : Economic and Commercial Geography of India. Khullar : India- A Comprehnsive Geography Charles Farro : General Principles of World Geography Charles Farro : Monsoon Asia Reports published by Centre for Science and Enviornment And Tata Energy Research Institute National journal - Kurukshetra, Yojana etc. Down to earth Books on Indian Economy: NCERT (+1 level)Evolution of Indian Economy(I C Dhingra). Mishra & Puri or Dutt & Sundaram - Indian Economy Economic Survey The Economic Times,Business Standard Yojana Books on Social and National Issues : Social Problem - Ram Ahuja

Social Welfare Magazine - Published by ministry of social welfare Yojana/Kurukshetra IIPa Journal Books on Indian Polity: NCERT (+1 level)Indian Political System N.L. Madan : Bhartiya Rajya Vyavastha D.D. BasuIndian Constitution KashyapConstitution of India Publication DivisionSubhash C. Kashyap : Our Parliament P.M. BakshiIndian Constitution Our Constitution : Subhash C. kashyap Perspective on Constitution : S.C. Kashyap Frontline Magazine IIPa Journal Books on Science & Technology: NCERT : (10 level) : Science, (+2 level) : Biology. Popular Science Series (CSIR) Reports Of the Ministry of Science and Technology Yojana Science Reporter Science and Technology in India - Spectrum Books on Statistics: (NCERT +1 level) Elementary Statistics S.C.Gupta : Statistical Methods Books on India and the World : Journal of peace Studies World Focus Strategic Analysis South Asian Journal Other Books for General Studies: 1. India Year Book latest 2. One competitive Magazine 3. Guides like Tata Mc Graw Hill, Spectrum or Unique For General Reference 4. The Pearson General Studies Manual

Suggested Geography Books

Booklist in the perspective of changed syllabus Geomorphology
The Earth's Dynamic Surface - By K. Siddhartha Geomorphology - By Bloom Geomorphology - By Sparks Economic Geology - By Shackleton Environmental Geology - By Valdiya Climatology Atmosphere Weather and Climate - By K. Siddhartha Climate History and Modem Man - By Chorley Science and Wonders of Atmosphere By Gedzelman Bio & Environmental Geog. Biosphere A Geography of Life - By Dr. Thomas and K. Siddhartha Environmental Geology -ByValdiya Living in the Environment - By Miller Settlement Geography- Cities Urbanization and Urban System - By K. Siddhartha & S. Mukherjee Urban Geography - By Herbert Thomas Indian Industrial Geography Indian industry a geographical perspective - By S. Mukherjee and K. Siddhartha Indian Economy - By Uma Kapila General Reading environmental concerns and strategies - By T. N. Khoshoo Development Indicators -Oxford University Press. Environmental Hazards - published by Ministry of Environment and forest. How to prepare These changes are not at all mind boggling. They can be tackled with lan if thoughtful inputs goes into the preparation. And here comes the role of coaching institutes. Quality education to IAS aspirants will be of paramount importance in their preparation. What an individual candidate can accumulate in a year or so, institutes can make the candidate assimilate in a couple of months. Also, to add to our discussion, these changes in the syllabus are also beneficial to the aspirants in some way. Like, as Geography is tending to become multi-disciplinary it would provide more coverage for general studies. Furthermore, the non-serious candidates can be weeded out by this process. =============================X===========================


Geography Books Paper - I Physical geography - Savinder Singh The Earth's dynamic surface - K. Sidhartha Physical geography - Strahler & Strahler Climatology - D.S. Lal Physical geography made simple - Rupa Oceanography - Sharma & Vital Biogeography - Savinder Singh Evolution of geographical thoughts - Majid Hussain and Adhikari Economic geography - K. Sidhartha

Economic and social geography made simple - Rupa Urban geography - K. Sidhartha Human geography - Majid Hussain Geography of population - R.C. Chandra Regional Planning in India - hand & Puri Political geography - Dixit

Geography Books Paper - II India: Physical aspects - K Sidhartha Geography of India - Mamoria Agricultural geography - Majid Hussain Agricultural problems in India - Sadhu and Singh Economic & Commercial geography of India - Mamoria India's urbanisation and urban systems - R. Ramachandran Regional planning in India - Chand and Puri Political geography - Dixit India: political aspects - K. Sidhartha


PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY Physical Geography - Bunnett Certificate physical and human geography - Goh, Cheng Leong Physical Geography made simple

HUMAN AND ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY Economic Geography, Economic and Social Geography made simple Penguim masters studies on geography The Cultural Landscape - Rubeistein

INDIAN GEOGRAPHY Indian geography - Rammorthy Gopalakrishnan Physical geography of India - S.M. Mathur Mineral of India - NBT (Wadia) Catography - R.L. Singh World regional geography - Fellnan Work book - K. Siddhartha and S. Mukherjee Question Bank - Surendra Singh, 1000 Geography quiz - Muthiah


Certificate of Physical Geography - Goh Cheng Leong. Economic & Commercial Geography - Made Simple Series - Rupa Publications. Human and Economic Geography - Leong & Norgan Human Geography - Majid Hussain. Geographical thoughts - Majid Hussain. Cartography - R.L. Singh Geography of India - Gopal Singh Economic & Commercial Geography of India - C.B. Memoria Orient longman - Atlas. TTK - Atlas Dictionary of Geography - Penguin Spectrum guide for Geography. Siddhartha - Preliminary Question Bank. Geography Guide - Narmadeshwar Prasad. Brilliants