Upsc civil services prelims 25 years upsc ias ips prelims topicwise. History is an important subject for civil services aspirants preparing for upsc civil services exams, here is the breakdown of history syllabus for prelims and mains. History is the main topic in upsc ias prelims and mains examination. In this lesson, roman saini provides complete booklist and resources and important points for upsc prelims 2019. It does not contain any principle, theory or any concepts like other. If you are thorough with the dates, place, and events in a chronological order history is an easy subject. My book, fundamentals of essay and answer writing is available now. Recommended ias books for history civil services preliminary exam in this post lets see the mostreferred books by aspirants to study indian history for upsc cse preliminary exam.
History is perceived to be the most boring subject ever. Most part of culture section overlaps with ancient and medieval history. Here we can easily find out the topics which are most important for the upcoming upsc ias exam 201920. Upsc cse ias 2019 booklist and resources for prelims. The book covers the whole geography syllabus which is required for your upsc prelims and mains examination. However, many find it interesting to know events and. Following are the link which has details about ias preparation books needed for. Indian history books for civil services ias exam best indian. For ease of convenience, we are dividing the books for upsc civil service preliminary exam preparation into two categories essential and reference.
Reading the most recommended indian history books can be a big factor in your success in the ias exam 2020. Upsc previous year question paper is the best source to prepare and analyze upsc current pattern from where questions asked every year. Candidates should follow the important ias general studies mains books for the best preparation. Upsc conducted civil services iasips preliminary exam on 2nd june 2019. Its a comprehensive guide that helps you write better essays and answers in the upsc mains exam. These are the books i read for the civil services prelims exam.
Apart from ias exam preparation books, there are books recommended for. List of 7 best history books for upsc or ias prelims and mains examination is given in the. Upsc books for ias prelims and mains preparation are available here. Approximately 1015 questions are asked in prelims general studies paper i on history every year. Upsc books best books for upsc ias prelims and mains 2020. Ive written this post keeping in mind an absolute beginner aspirant read more. Modern history questions for upsc ias prelims 2020 are very important pillar for the ias preparation 2020 and it covers varied ranges of topics of modern indian history.
Gs paper1 indian heritage and culture, history, and geography of. Important books for upsc prelims and mains recommended by ias. Total 15 out of 100 questions in general studies paper1 were devoted to history culture. Important books for upsc prelims and mains recommended by. Once you are thorough with these basic books, if you have time, you may check reference books for additional knowledge. Books for upsc prelims history indias struggle for independence by bipan chandra.
Books for upsc civil service preliminary exam clear ias. Upsc prelims preparation books and sources iasbaba. A brief history of modern india by rajiv ahir deals with the events that shaped the happening after the decline of the mughal empire and the rise. There are 9 theory papers in upsc 2020 out of which two papers are on the optional subject. Books tagged essential are fundamental books which will be highly useful to build your basics. History syllabus for upsc prelims important topics to be. This book is bestseller and is recommended by every upsc ias topper.
This paper will include questions from indian culture, history of india and indian national movement. One can also go for ncert books from class 612 but, if you want to built some extra knowledge, then you must go for this book. Test series to join ipmyearlongtextbookwisesubjectwise prelims 2021. Books to study history for ias prelims history is a. The list of indian history books for history optional is given below. History books for upsc, history book for ias, best history book for. Even though, this book is a little bit fatty and timeconsuming but it will give you broad knowledge about the topic. There is an alternate zig zag swing in number of questions asked from history culture. History is a major part of general studies paper 1 in civil services exam prelims. Indian history books for upsc ias exam list of important. Apart from the above mentioned books, you can refer the below link for more. Ancient rs sharmas ancient india available in ncert format and as a book on amazon or flipkart. Indian history books for upsc get the list of the best indian history books for upsc prelims, mains and optional.1424 1137 612 106 972 1165 503 632 249 604 1535 488 1197 1363 704 1668 825 870 616 1367 898 666 1383 1436 662 520 980 733 622 143 823 541 1149 562 664