Booklist for UPSC

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NCERT Booklist For UPSC

The Importance of our NCERT Booklist

Our list of NCERT books for UPSC preparation is designed to help you study efficiently. It includes the most essential NCERT books to make the best use of your time and focus on the most important study materials for UPSC.

NCERT Booklist for UPSC

General Studies - Launchpad IAS' Best Picks

Subject Sr. No Class Name of the NCERT Bookt
Ancient & Medieval History 1 VI Ancient India (Old)
2 VI Our Pasts-I (New)
3 VII Medieval India (Old)
4 VII Our Pasts-II (New)
5 VIII Our Pasts-III (New)
6 XI Ancient India (Old)
7 XI Medieval India (Old)
8 XII Themes in Indian History-I (New) (Themes 4)
9 XII Themes in Indian History-II (New) (Themes 5,6,7,8,9)
Indian Art & Culture 10 XI An Introduction to Indian Art-I (New)
History: Modern India 11 VIII Modern India (Old)
12 XII Modern India (Old)
13 XII Themes in Indian History-III (New) (Themes 11,13,14)
Indian Economy 14 IX Economics (New)
15 X Understanding Economic Development (New)
16 XI Indian Economic Development (New)
17 XII Introductory Macro Economics (New)
Science & Technology 18 VI Science (New)
19 VII Science (New)
20 VIII Science (New)
21 IX Science (New)
22 X Science (New)
23 XII Biology (New) (UNIT: VII, VIII, IX, X)
Society & Social Justice 24 XI Understanding Society
25 XII Social Change and Development in India
World History 26 IX India and the Contemporary World Part-I (New)
27 X India and the Contemporary World Part-II (New)
Geograph & Maps 28 - Goh Cheng Leong (ICSE Book) Chapter 15-25
29 XI Fundamentals of Physical Geography (New)
30 XI Indian Physical Environment (New)
31 XII India-People and Economy (New)
Polity & Governances 33 XI Indian Constitution at Work
34 XI Political Theory
Environment 35 - Biology NCERT

Standard Booklist For UPSC

Our suggested Standard Books for UPSC consists of the most reputed and suggested books by toppers and mentors from all over India.

The Importance of our Standard Booklist

Among an unending flood of Books for UPSC, LaunchPad’s Standard Booklist is a perfect example of ‘Smart-Work’ for UPSC Preparation. It consists of the most important Standard books for UPSC Preparation.

Standard Booklist for UPSC

Launchpad Education - Books Provided by the Institute

Subject Sr. No Name of Book Link to Buy
Ancient & Medieval History 1 Class XI Tamil Nadu History Book Click Here
Modern History 2 A Brief History Of Modern India By Spectrum Click Here
3 India’s Struggle for Independence - Bipan Chandra Click Here
4 From Plassey to Partition - Sekhar Bandyopadhyay Click Here
Post Independence 5 A Brief History Of Modern India By Spectrum Click Here
6 India Since Independence - Bipan Chandra Click Here
Indian Art & Culture 7 Indian Art & Culture by Nitin Singhania Click Here
World History 8 Mastering Modern World History - Norman Lowe Click Here
Geography & Maps 9 Oxford Atlas Click Here
10 Majid Hussain (Only some Topics) Click Here
Polity & Governance 11 Indian Polity by M. Laxmikanth Click Here
International Relations 12 International Relations for UPSC by Pavneet Singh Click Here
Economy 13 Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh Click Here
Science & Technology 14 Science and Technology for UPSC by Ravi P. Agrahari Click Here
Environment 15 Shankar IAS Click Here
Internal Security & Disaster Management 16 Challenges to Internal Security of India (Ashok Kumar) Click Here
Ethics 17 Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude by Awdhesh Singh Click Here
CSAT 18 Quantitative Aptitude (R.S. Aggarwal) Click Here
19 Quantitative Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning (R.S. Aggarwal) Click Here

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