IAS General Studies: The Essential Reading Material for UPSC

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General studies Mains (Question Patterns & Trend Analysis : 95 – 2008)

IAS General Studies: The Essential Reading Material for UPSC

Read & Revise this reading material regularly for IAS General Studies Prelim. Scan latest test papers of general Studies Prelim and Draft your plan for completing the syllabus at right time.

India Year book

Manorama Yearbook for General knowledge & General awareness

Annul Survey of Indian Economy

The Hindu



54 Responses to “IAS General Studies: The Essential Reading Material for UPSC”


    pls mail me information


    pls mail me all information regarding the IAS or other GOVT.SERVICE

  3. Mohan Pawar Says:

    Please email me all the information / news etc. for Civil Services examination.

  4. ajaysinghniranjan Says:

    Basics Infomration about Civil Services Exam :

    UPSC website : http://www.upsc.gov.in ( Civil Services exam )

    Department of Personnel and Training : http://persmin.gov.in

    Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration : http://www.lbsnaa.ernet.in

    All the Best
    Ajay Kr. Singh Niranjan

  5. rakesh Says:

    please mail me more information

  6. jaydip Says:

    pls send me some books name for preparestation I A S
    and C D S THX


    please send more information please sir.i know rural pupil problems because i born in middle class&rural area sir,ok please send to me sir…

  8. ajaysinghniranjan Says:

    Statistical Analysis: IAS General Studies Prelim: Question pattern & Trend Analysis

    Link at : http://tinyurl.com/yt26vh

  9. Vivek Singhal Says:

    Please Sir – email me complete details and info for preparation of CSE 2008 as I am serious and carry out studies.



  10. sandeep sampate Says:

    please send me information books or subject books(IAS)and
    give the more information about IAS examinition.

  11. uday chavan Says:

    Respected my dear Sir.
    sir i am Uday chavan studing in B.E in computer science(final Year)
    then please sir give me information about IAS Examinition and eligiblity for
    the IAS Exam.


  12. rishav ghosh Says:

    thank you for all the details.i am preparing to sit for IAS 2008.pls help me out.i am a needy student.

  13. Divya Malhotra Says:

    dear sir
    i am a graduate and i intend to appear for IAS 2008 but do not have any information about the examination. please guide me through it.

  14. anurag Says:

    plz tell me which books to follow for prelim
    GS and geograph????????

  15. bharti Says:

    sir , i’d like to know that while preparing gs for preli , how to decide which portions are relevant and the relevant ones should be prepared with what depth..

  16. bhimshi AHIR Says:

    i am doing masters and you are providing good materials

  17. Bapai Says:


    I am B.Tech in E.E.I wish to seat for IAS with E.E and Pub. Admn.
    Are these subjects suitable for me ? Please give me suggession
    regarding my choice of optionals.


  18. Nikhil Hariya Says:

    Dear Sir,

    I am a employee of Limited companyin private sector,working as brand and media coordinator in it,handling the advertising and public relations job.

    I am preparing my self for the IAs exam,kindly suggest me the what will be best for me in selecting optional papers.

    Pls revert me on my email id

    Nikhil Hariya

  19. abhishek srivastava Says:

    sir m going for IAS exam . i want to know details for preparation of general studies

  20. Sudheer Says:

    HI frnds,

    i am preparing for IAS,but i am unable to decide the optionl between mathematics and general science.pls tell me which one is better to select.I am an engineering student.

    if any body wants to give any suggestion drop a mail to sudheer_frnd4u@yahoo.co.in..

    Thanks in advance,
    A.Sudheer Babu.

  21. rohita Says:

    dear sir,
    i want the name of books and all the material about it for genearl studies and sociology for ias perpartion
    i will be thankful to u

  22. VARUN KUMAR Says:


  23. satish jain Says:

    plz suggest me regarding books for G.S. in pre and main which are must and minimum in english medium.

  24. Appanaraj.R Says:

    Dear sir,

    I am from very poor family, but I want to become an IAS oficer . so please guide me to reach the testination of IAS. so please mail me the complete details i.e complete readings and books for genaral studies and public administration and history for both preliminary and main examination.

    Thanking you,



  25. Vinayak Says:

    I’m a BA Graduate. I need complete information about IAS how prepare for Prelims and even in Mains I’m waiting for your Reply Sir. I’m waiting for your reply.

    Thanking you.

  26. CHAITANYA Says:

    i am a graduate and i intend to appear for IAS but do not have any information about the examination. please guide me through it.

  27. uma agrawal Says:

    i m MBA student and i want to appear for the IAS exams for the next year 2010 so pls will you guide how i prepare for that and from where i’ll get the material to study and what is the process to appear in this exam.

  28. Prakash Says:

    Please mail book of general studies softy copy

  29. santosh kumar Says:

    hi, this is santosh…….. at present i m doing mca in banglore……..
    i m interested in ias. so i ve plan to quit mca….. please give me more information about IAS………..
    i want to spend a whole year for IAS preperation……… i ll attend the exam in next year… please inform study materials for IAS both prelims and main………. i m waiting that some one ll guide me………..

  30. KASHMIRA Says:

    i am undergraduate student of engineering(civil) i want to get more information about civil service exams

  31. rohit kardam Says:

    I am doing MBA from sikkim manipal university, but i want to make my career in civil services, pls guide me the right books for general studies Both pre & mains.

  32. sangram singh Says:

    sir,i am 19 year old doing bca.please suggest me study material for general awareness while iam doing gradution

  33. kalpik patel Says:

    sir, please send me the way required for the serious preparation of IAS and the essential books required and what kind of schedule i should follow to get into it.

  34. abhay Says:

    sir i m a s/w engi=neer and looking forward to join the defence services…. for dat m fgivin cds exam… please send me general studies q/a or study material for dat

  35. G.Parthasarathi Says:

    sir….i m now in first year B.tech. i m preparing for ias. i want to know how to prepare for genral studies paper.
    pl. guide me.

  36. Pavan Says:

    Hello all….I’ve just completed Engineering and appearing for CSE2010…..I am from banglore and can any1 suggest good Coaching centre and fees they demand……My optionals are Geography and Sociology………And any Senior here(from Banglore) selling materials of these optionals plz post here abt the materials you have….

  37. neetu agrawal Says:

    give me all information about civil services exam.

  38. Reshma Nanduri Says:

    hello sir I’m doing my B.Tech in mechanical engineering . I am planning to take up civil service examination after completing my graduation. so please suggest me the optional subjects that can be prefered . however my core subject would be one of my optional subjects .

  39. sumit jha Says:

    hi all,
    I did B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT kharagpur,…..i want to prepare for IAS examination….please guide me… from whr i shud start…………since i m from enginerring backgnd…i was thinking to take electrical engineering and Mathematics as my 2 optional paper………..so plz suggest me will it help me cracking IAS….

  40. Abhilash Raj Says:

    Dear Sir,
    Yesterday i went to the postoffice(central-). They said to me that they had no aplication Form. Is there is no announsnent about Civil Service Exam -2010. I dont Know. Sir Please Guide me How to get an Aplication & i wish to IPS. What i can do sir. Already i started my Preparation. But The aplication form is not available through the post office. Please help me Sir to get a aplication Form.&when is the last Date.please guide me sir

    Thanks & Best regards,


  41. deepika.s Says:

    plz tell me which books to follow for prelim
    GS and geography

  42. Jigu shetty Says:

    hi.. i m selecting pyshology as my optional subject fr prelims… so guide me tat i a better subject to score.. and if not then suggest me a subject and also the proper book to guide…
    for ur kind information, i already studied pyschology in ma HR subject in ma MBA career…so i prefered it..
    waiting fr ur reply
    thanks a lot

  43. Pares Says:

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  44. Cotsis Says:

    Thanks for sharing

  45. Trowbridge Says:

    Thank you for your post I agree with you

  46. Abdullah kamal Says:

    it is the desire of the earlier daya of my schooling to serve the nation as an i a s officer .i would be grateful to you if you are providing the names of the books helpful for preparation.

  47. vaibhav krishna Says:

    pls send me essential magzines ,books etc material to gain good rank in ias exams

  48. Nidhi Shah Says:

    heyy sir..i’m doing bca frm h l ahmd.. i’m doing sy ths year.
    i wnt 2 prepare for ias in advance bfor ma bca completes.
    i tried 2 understand the examination system bt i’m totally confused..
    in 1 page its shown tht general studies’s exam we’ve 2give 1st in march/jun. n in ths we’ve 2choose a subject. i’m confused tht in tht do we’ve to choose sub related to may degree(means maths o statics). or i’m free to choose ne sub.
    n sir cn u plz tell me ne site which’ll allow online material

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  51. sanjeet kumar anand Says:

    please send

  52. sanjeet kumar anand Says:

    please notify me of new posts

  53. puthra Says:

    hi friends

    suggestion for ias preparation

    comlete ncert syllabus from 1st to 12th
    the hindu
    wisard , civil service cronicle, yojana, frontline etc.
    i dont know about optional subject right now i ll surely let u know in future

  54. shravan Says:

    plz can u mail me general studies material

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