UPSC Booklist by Toppers – Best books for UPSC IAS Prelims and Mains Exam Preparation

My dear brothers and sisters, we are presenting the selected list of the best books to all of you today for better preparation of your Union Public Service Commission, this book will help you in your UPSC preparation as well as success in UPSC exams. It will help a lot, we hope and believe that you will definitely be able to succeed by reading this book.

मेरे प्यारे भाइयों और बहनों हम आप सभी लोगों को आज आपके यूनियन पब्लिक सर्विस कमीशन की बेहतर तैयारी के लिए सबसे बेहतरीन पुस्तकों के सिलेक्टेड लिस्ट को आपके सामने रख रहे हैं यह पुस्तक आपको आपकी यूपीएससी की तैयारी के साथ साथ यूपीएससी के एग्जाम में सफलता दिलाने में बहुत मदद करेगी हमारा आशा और विश्वास है कि आप इस पुस्तक को पढ़कर निश्चित रूप से सफल हो पाएंगे


  1. The Secret Code of UPSC Toppers by Avinash Agarwal


  1. UPSC Syllabus Pre and Mains – Disha

Latest Test Series

  1. Vajiram and Ravi – Classroom
  2. Vision – Classroom

Previous Year Question Paper

  1. UPSC General Studies Preliminary Solved Paper 1 and 2 – Disha
  2. Compulsory (Anivarya) Hindi Solved Paper (Paper A) – Disha
  3. Compulsory English Solved Paper (Paper B) – Disha
  4. Essay Solved Papers (Paper1) – Disha
  5. General Studies Mains Solved Paper(GS1, GS2, GS3, GS4)/(Paper 2 to 5)- Disha
  6. Topic Wise Solution of Previous Year Sociology Mains Solved Paper – Chronicle
  7. Anthropology Mains Solved Papers – Subhash Chandra Gahlawat / Chronicle


Compulsory Hindi

  1. Samanya Hindi avam Nibandh By J. K Chopra


Compulsory English

  1. Compulsory English by A P Bhardwaj


Prelims Mind Map

  1. Mindmap Prachin Bharat (In Hindi) by Arora IAS
  2. Mindmap Madhiyakalin Bharat (In Hindi) by Arora IAS
  3. Mindmap Adhunik Bharat (In Hindi) by Arora IAS
  4. Mindmap Kala and sanskriti (In Hindi) by Arora IAS
  5. Mindmap Bhugol (In Hindi) by Arora IAS
  6. Mindmap Rajvayastha (Hindi) by Arora IAS
  7. Mindmap Arthvayastha (In Hindi) by Arora IAS
  8. Mindmap Prayavaran (In Hindi) by Arora IAS
  9. Mindmap Nitisastra (In Hindi) by Arora IAS
  10. Mindmap Vigyan (In Hindi) by Arora IAS



  1. Cracking the CSAT Paper-2 by Arihant



  1. Mastering Essay & Answer Writing By Awdesh Singh
  2. 151 Essays for IAS/ PCS & other Competitive Exams By Disha


History Books

  1. India’s Ancient Past by R.S. Sharma published by Oxford University Press
  2. History of Medieval India by Satish Chandra published by Orient Longman
  3. History of Modern India by Bipin Chandra
  4. India After Independence by Bipin Chandra
  5. Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania
  6. Mastering Modern World History by Norman Lowe



  1. Certificate Physical & Human Geography (Oxford) by Goh Cheng Leong
  2. School Atlas – Orient Black Swan
  3. Indian Geography by D. R. Khullar
  4. Geography of India – Majid Hussain
  5. Geography of World – Majid Hussain



  1. Indian Society by M. Senthil Kumar and S. Rijesh


Indian Polity

  1. Indian Polity by Laxmikant
  2. Constitution of India by D D Basu
  3. Indian Foreign Policy by Rajiv Sikri
  4. Universal’s Guide To All India Bar Examination



  1. From Government to Governance by Kuldeep Mathur
  2. Governance in India by Laxmikant


Social Justice

  1. Social Justice by J K Chopra
  2. Contemporary Social Issues By Swarak Swain



  1. Panchayati Raj in India by Kuldeep Mathur


International Relations

  1. India’s Foreign Policy Since Independence by V.P. Dutt
  2. International Relations by Pushpesh Pant


Indian Economy

  1. Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh
  2. Indian Economy by Sanjiv Verma
  3. Economic Survey and Budget – Pavneet Singh


Environment & Ecology

  1. Environment and Ecology Khullar and Rao


Disaster Management

  1. Disaster Management by P Kumar



  1. Challenges to Internal Security of India by Ashok Kumar and Vipul
  2. India’s Security in a Turbulent World by Jasjit Singh, published by National Book Trust of India


Basic Science

  1. Encyclopedia of General Science by Arihant


 Science & Technology

  1. Science and Technology By Ravi P Agrahari


Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude

 Ethics Integrity and Aptitude by G Subba Rao

  1. Ethics in Governance, ARC Report
  2. Lexicon by Chronicle Publications




  1. Essential Sociology Nitin Sangwan
  2. Sociology by John J. Macionis and Reema Bhatia



  1. Anthropology Simplified By Dr Vivek Bhasme
  2. Anthropology Demystified by Akshat Jain
  3. Anthropology by Corol Ember and Melvin Ember



  1. Civil Services Interview – Madhukar Kumar Bhagat


Topper’s Test Answer Sheet Copy

  1. Real Answer sheet of toppers test paper by Vision or other

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