Books For Civils- List of Important Books (English)

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Sandarbha Desk


Art & Culture

  • Indian Art & Culture by Nitin SinghaniaBuy Now
  • The Wonder that was India:1 by A.L. Bhasham- Buy Now


  • 22 Years CSAT General Studies IAS Prelims Topic-wise Solved Papers 1995-2016 by Disha Experts- Buy Now
  • Cracking the CSAT Paper – 2 by Arihant Experts- Buy Now
  • Analytical Reasoning by M.K. PandeyBuy Now
  • A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. AggarwalBuy Now


  • Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh- Buy Now
  • Economic Survey 2015-2016- Buy Now
  • Indian Economy by Sanjiv VermaBuy Now


  • Environment by Shankar IASBuy Now
  • Environmental Studies: From Crisis to Cure by Rajagopalan Buy Now
  • Environment for Civil Services Prelims and Mains and Other Competitive Examinations by D.R. KhullarBuy Now


  • Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by G. Subba Rao & P.N. Roy ChowdhuryBuy Now
  • Lexicon for Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude for IAS General Studies Paper IV (English)- Buy Now
  • On Ethics And Economics by Amartya SenBuy Now


  • Certificate Physical and Human Geography by G.C. Leong – Buy Now
  • Geography of India by Majid HusainBuy Now
  • Orient Blackswan School Atlas- Buy Now
  • Oxford School Atlas- Buy Now


  • A Brief History of Modern India by SpectrumBuy Now
  • History of Modern India by Bipan ChandraBuy Now
  • India’s Struggle For Independence by Bipan ChandraBuy Now
  • India Since Independence by Bipan ChandraBuy Now
  • India’s Ancient Past by R.S. SharmaBuy Now
  • A History of Medieval India by Satish ChandraBuy Now
  • India After Gandhi: The History of the World’s Largest Democracy by Ramchandra Guha- Buy Now

India Year Book 2016Buy Now

Internal Security & Disaster Management by Ashok Kumar Buy Now

Challenge and Strategy: Rethinking India’s Foreign Policy by Rajiv SikriBuy Now

Manorama Year Book 2016- Buy Now


  • Indian Polity 5th Edition by M. LaxmikanthBuy Now
  • Constitution of India by P.M. BakshiBuy Now
  • Introduction to the Constitution of India by D.D. BasuBuy Now

Public Administration

  • Public Administration by M. Laxmikanth – Buy Now
  • New Horizons Of Public Administration by Mohit BhattacharyaBuy Now
  • Indian Public Administration: Institutions and Issues by Ramesh Arora Buy Now
  • Public Administration Dictionary TMH – Buy Now
  • Administrative Thinkers by Prasad & PrasadBuy Now

Science & Technology

  • Science & Technology in India by Ashok Singh Buy Now

NCERTs (Click the links to buy them)

  • Class 6th
  1. History Our Pasts Part – 1
  2. Geography- The Earth Our Habitat
  3. Social and political life Part-1
  4. Science
  • Class 7th
  1. Science
  2. Social and political life Part-2
  3. History Our Pasts Part-2
  4. Geography- Our Environment
  •  Class 8th
  1. Science
  2. Geography- Resource and Development
  3. Social and Political life Part-3
  4. History Our Past 3 Part-1
  5. History Our Past 3 part-2
  • Class 9th
  1. Science
  2. Democratic Politics-1
  3. Geography Contemporary India-1
  4. History India and the Contemporary World-1
  5. Economics
  • Class 10th
  1. Science
  2. Economics-Understanding Economic Development
  3. History- India and the contemporary world-2
  4. Democratic Politics-2
  5. Geography Contemporary India-2
  • Class 11th
  1. Fundamentals of physical geography
  2. Indian Physical Environment
  3. Introducing Sociology
  4. Understanding Society
  5. Political Theory
  6. Indian Constitution at Work
  7. Themes in World History
  8. Indian Economic Development
  9. Living Craft Traditions of India
  • Class 12th
  1. Themes in Indian History-1
  2. Themes in Indian History-2
  3. Themes in Indian History-3
  4. Fundamentals of Human Geography
  5. India-People and Economy
  6. Indian Society
  7. Social Change and development in India
  8. Contemporary World Politics
  9. Politics in India since Independence
  10. Introductory Macroeconomics
  11. Craft Traditions of India

Note: Old NCERTs will be covered separately

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