Competitive Exams Books :- UPSC /IAS /SSC /CGL

Important Books For Competitive Exams:- UPSC /IAS /SSC /CGL

Competitive Exams Books: At this time in India Government Jobs Entrance exams are really tough because for every single seat there may be thousands of candidates are competing. You must choose the right books and study material to success in government competitive exams.

Civil Service Exams – IAS/IPS

Civil Service exams like IAS, IFS, IPS are difficult to crack for crack pre and mains exam  you need good  preparation.

UPSC  IAS Preliminary Exam Preparations Books Name

  1. History of Modern India – Shekhar Bandopadhyaya/Bipan Chandra
  2. India’s Struggle For Independence – Bipan Chandra and Others
  3. India’s Ancient Past – R.S. Sharma
  4. The Wonder That Was India – A.L. Basham
  5. Ashoka and the Decline of the Mauryas  – Romila Thapar
  6. Medieval India: From Sultanat to Mughals – 1- Satish Chandra
  7. Medieveal India: From Sultanat to Mughals -2 – Satish Chandra
  8. Mastering Modern World History – Norman Lowe
  9. History of the World – Arjun DevCulture: Facets of Indian Culture:-  Kalpana Rajaram and R Vidya
  10. Geography: Geography of India:-  Majid Hussian
  11. Polity: Indian Polity:-  M Laxmikanth
  12. Economy: Indian Economy:- Ramesh Singh
  13. Current Affairs:  News Paper, Arihant GK,
  14. Analytical Reasoning: Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning:-  R S Aggarwal


  1. Essay Paper: India After Gandhi:-  Ramachandra Guha
  2. Indian Society: Social Problem in India:-  Ram Ahuja
  3. Governance: Governance in India:- M Laxmikanth
  4. Foreign Policy: 1) India’s Foreign Policy:- Muchkund Dubey  &  2) Pax Indica:- Shashi Tharoor


Paper 1

  1. Linear Algebra – K.C. Prasad, K B Datta
  2. 2.Calculus – Santhi Narayan
  3. 3.Analytic Geometry – Shantinarayan, HC Sinha, DK Jha and Sharma
  4. 4.Ordinary Differential eqs:- MD Raising Lumina, Golden seris-NP Bali


  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


The SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam is conducted for the recruitment of candidates in Grade “B” and “C” category posts in various Government Ministries, Departments, and Offices The SSC CGL Exam requires a high level of preparation strategy to get a good score.

SSC CGL Books For Quantitative Aptitude

Books for Quantitative Aptitude:

  1. Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal
  2. Arihant’s Fast Track Objective Arithmetic
  3. Magical Book On Quicker Maths
  4. Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Arun Sharma
  5. Arihant Publications – Fast Track Objective Arithmetic
  6. Quicker Maths by M Tyra (For beginners)
  7.  Mathematics Class 11th and 12th y R.D. Sharma
  8.  Elementary and Advanced Mathematics by Kiran Publication

SSC CGL Books For English Language

Books for English Language:

  1. Objective General English by SP Bakshi (Arihant)
  2. S Chand Publishing Objective General English by RS Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal
  3. McGraw Hill Education Objective English by H M Prasad
  4. Perfect Competitive English V.K. Sinha
  5. Competitive General English Kiran Prakashan

SSC CGL Books For Reasoning

Books for  reasoning :

  1. Analytical Reasoning by M K Pandey
  2. Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning by R S Aggarwal
  3. Arihant Publication New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal &  Analytical by BS Sijwali, Indu Sijwal
  4. S Chand Publishing Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S Aggarwal

SSC CGL Books For General Awareness

Books for the General Awareness:

  1. General Knowledge Dr. Binary Karn (Lucent Publications)
  2. Manorama Yearbook 2020 (English/ Hindi)
  3. India 2020 (English/ Hindi)

Question Papers

  1. SSC CGL Previous Year Question Papers
  2. Kiran’s  Prakashan SSC CGL Combined Graduate Level Exams Question Bank