UPPSC Preliminary Preparation Books and Sources

According to UPPSC (Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission) Toppers and Experts must read booklist and sources in Six Basic Points -

I. First Read Syllabus thoroughly

II. Analysis of Previous Years Question Papers with the help of experts (Teachers and Toppers)

III. First Read NCERT books ➡️ Advance Books like Indian Polity by M. Laxmikant, Geography by G.C Leong and so on ➡️ Finally Value Addition Contents e.g. ARC Report, Magazine, Newspaper etc.

IV. Making Shorts Note : Static Resources + Current Affairs Notes = Integrated Notes

V. Revise Maximum in minimum time.

VI. Fix your Resources list.

According to current trends of UPPSC prelims exam is asking balance factual and conceptual questions. Majority of questions asking from static parts but Current Affairs is important for crack the UPPSC preliminary examination. The section-wise best books and sources can help candidates to easily qualified for UPPSC Mains examination.

UPPSC Prelims Preparation Books and Sources :

General Studies I (Paper - I) -

1. Current Affairs and Miscellaneous Contents :

News Paper - The Hindu, Indian Express, Dainik Jagaran
Magazines - Yojana, Vision IAS, Drishti IAS
* Ghatna Chakra - Current Affairs (Must Read - it publish 1 or 2 month before prelims exam)
• Press Information Bureau (PIB gist)
• All India Radio 
• RSTv, LSTv and UP Vidhan Sabha Debate

Note : Read/Refer Only whatever UP PCS exam demands.

2. History :

• New NCERTs from Class VI to XII
• Modern India History - Old NCERT Class XII 
• A brie History of Modern India by Spectrum - by Rajiv Ahir (Must Read)
• Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania
• Ancient India by RS Sharma - Old NCERT Class XI 
• Medieval India by Satish Chandra - Old NCERT Class XI
• Indian History - Sam Samayik Ghatna Chakra (Previous Year Solved Papers) - Must  Read 

3. Geography :

• New NCERTs from Class VI to XII (Must Read)
• Mrunal YouTube videos by Ms. Rajtanil
• Certificate Physical and Human Geography by GC Leong
• Oxford School Atlas - Maps
• General Geography - Ghatna Chakra (Previous year solved papers) - Must Read

4. Indian Polity and Governance :

• New NCERTs Class VI to XII
• Indian Polity by M. Laxmikant (Must Read)
• 2nd ARC Sixth Report - Local Governance
• Indian Polity & Governance - Ghatna Chakra (Previous year solved papers) - Must Read

5. Economy and Social Development :

• NCERTS from Class IX to XII
• Indian Economy by Sanjeev Verma
• Mrunal Economic Video 
• Sri Ram Economy Notes 
• Economy and Social Development - Ghatna Chakra (Previous year solved papers)

6. Environment and Ecology :

• NCERT Biology Class XII - Read last four Chapter Only (Chapter 13th to 16th)
• Shankar IAS Environment (Selective Topics)
• Environment & Ecology - Ghatna Chakra (Previous year solved papers) - Must Read

7. General Science :

• NCERTs Class VI to X
• General Science - Lucent
• General Science - Ghatna Chakra (Previous year solved papers) 

8. Uttar Pradesh Special : Candidates are expected to have general awareness about the above subjects with special reference to 
Uttar Pradesh.

• Pariksha Vani
• Ghatna Chakra
• Dhey IAS
• Drishti IAS

Analysis of Questions asked from different area (See below Pie Chart πŸ‘‡)

General Studies II (Paper II)

• All in One English Core - Arihant publication
• 10th NCERT Mathematics
• Quantitative Aptitude by R. S. Agrawal
• General Hindi - Hardev Bahri

Some Reference Booklist :

(Use for specific topics Only)

History : India's Struggle for Independence by Bipin Chandra; Plassey to Partition by Shekhar Bandyopadhyay; CCRT

Geography : Geography of India by Majid Hussain; Geography - A Comprehensive Study - Mahesh Kumar Barnwal

Economy : Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh; Indian Economy by Datt & Sundaram

Indian Polity : Indian Constitution by P. M. Bakshi; Indian Polity by D. D. Basu

• Environmental Studies Books of IGNOU

• Science & Technology by Ravi Agrahari

There is maximum story of success candidates followed above booklist and authentic materials. Follow your consolidated materials and keep on revising for both understand and remember the topics.
                      "All the Best πŸ‘"

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