4 Jun 2019

BOOK LIST

BASIC NCERT’s

Class VI

  1. Science
  2. The Earth Our Habitat – Geography
  3. Our past – History
  4. Social and Political Life

Class VII

  1. Science
  2. Our Past II – History
  3. Our Environment – Geography
  4. Social and Political Life II

Class VIII

  1. Science
  2. Our Past III part I – History
  3. Our Past III part II – History
  4. Resource & Development – Geography
  5. Social & Political Life III

Class IX

  1. Science
  2. India & Contemporary World – History
  3. Contemporary India – Geography
  4. Economics
  5. Democratic Politics

Class X

  1. Science
  2. India & Contemporary World II – History
  3. Contemporary India – Geography
  4. Understanding Economic Development – Economics
  5. Democratic Politics II

Class XI

  1. Biology (Ch 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18)
  2. Themes of World History
  3. Fundamental of Physical Geography
  4. India Physical Environment
  5. Indian Economic Development
  6. Indian Constitution at Work
  7. An Introduction to Indian Art

Class XII

  1. Biology (1, 3, 4, 8, 9, 11-16)
  2. Themes in Indian History Part I
  3. Themes in Indian History Part II
  4. Themes in Indian History Part III
  5. India People and Economy
  6. Macroeconomics
  7. Contemporary World Politics
  8. Social Change and Development in India
  9. Indian Society – Sociology
  10. Politics in India since Independence

Since the NCERTs were last updated in 2006, we need to bring them at par keeping current developments in Mind. The following list gives you chapter wise resources for Economics to enrich your preparation for UPSC

Class IX

Ch 01 The Story of Village Palanpur

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Ch 02 People as a resource

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Ch 03 Poverty as a challenge

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Ch 04 Food Security in India

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Class X

Ch 01 Development

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Ch 02 Sectors of Indian Economy

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Ch 03 Money and Credit

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Ch 04 Globalization and the Indian Economy

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Ch 05 Consumer Protection

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Class XI

Ch 01 Indian Economy on the eve of Independence

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Ch 02 Indian Economy 1950-90

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Ch 03 Liberalisation Privatisation Globalisation

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Ch 04 Poverty

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Ch 05 Human Capital Formation in India

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Ch 06 Rural Development

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Ch 07 Employment-growth, informalisation and other issues

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Ch 08 Infrastructure

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Ch 09 Environment and sustainable development

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Ch 10 Comparative economic development

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STANDARD TEXTS

World History – Arjun Dev

Modern Indian – Spectrum (latest edition)

Art and Culture – Nitin Singhania New Edition on Indian Culture

Polity – LAXMIKANTH

International Relations – MEA briefs and Newspaper (The Hindu)

Environment – Shankar + ICSE 9th and 10th book

Ethics – Lucent

Geography – Indian Geography – India (comprehensive Geography) by Khullar

Indian Economy – Shankar Ganesh

Economic Survey (latest editions)

Science & Technology – Wizard


EXTRA READINGS

  1. An Uncertain Glory: India and it’s contradictions by Amartya Sen and Jean Dreaze
  2. India’s tryst with destiny by Jagdish Bhagwati and Arvind Panghariya 
  3. Breakout Nations by Ruchir Sharma
  4. 10 judgements that changed India by Zia Mody
  5. Pax indica: India and World of 21st century by Shashi Tharoor
  6. India after Gandhi by Ram Guha
  7. Emotional intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ by Daniel Goleman