(BOOKS) Geography & General Studies Must Books Magazines - IAS Mains

(BOOKS) Geography & General Studies Must Books Magazines - IAS Mains

Geography & General Studies Must Books - IAS Mains

Geography Books Required ( For Mains )

Paper - I

Section A: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY 1 Geomorphology :
Physical Geography by Strahler & Strahler
Principles of Geomorphology by W.D. Thornbury
Physical Geography - Made Simple, Rupa Publisher
Physical Geography in Diagrams by Bunnett
Physical Geography by Savindra Singh
Geomorphology by Savindra Singh 2 Climatology :
Climatology by D.S.Lal
General Climatology by Critchfield
Physical Geography - Made Simple, Rupa Publisher
Physical Geography by Strahler & Strahler 3 Oceanography :
Oceanography by Sharma & Vatal, NCERT
Physical Geography by Savindra Singh 4 Biogeography :
Physical Geography - Made Simple, Rupa Publisher
Physical GEography by Strahler & Strahler


Paper - II

PAPER - II : GEOGRAPHY OF INDIA 

Section A 1 Physical Setting :
Economic and Commercial Geography of India by Sharma & Coutinho
Economic and Commercial Geography of India by C.B. Mamoria
A Geography of India by Gopal Singh 2 Resources
Economical Geography - A Study of Resources by Guha and Chattoraj (NCERT books) 3 Agriculture
Agriculture Geography by Majid Husain
Indian Economy by Dutt and Sundaram
India Year Book, published by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Hindu's Survey on Agriculture. 4 Industry
Economical and Commercial Geography of India by C.B. Mamoria
Economical and Commercial Geography by Sharma & Coutinho
Indian Economy by Dutt and Sundaram
Hindu's Survey on Industry
5 Transport, Communication and Trade
Economical and Commercial Geography of India by C.B. Mamoria
Economical and Commercial Geography of India by Sharma & Coutinho
India Year Book published by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Indian Economy by Dutt and Sundaram
Section B: 1 Cultural Setting :
Human Geography by Majid Husain
Geography of Population by R.C.Chandna
NCERT Books 2 Settlements :
Human Geography by Majid Husain
Urbanization and Urban Systems in India by Ramachandran 3 Regional Development and Planning
Regional Planning and Development by Chand and Puri
India Year Book
Indian Economy by Dutt and Sundaram 4 Political Aspects
Modern Political Geography of India by B.L. Sukhwal. 5 Contemporary Issues :
Environmental Geography by Savinder Singh
India disasters - Report
Environmental Awareness by R.C.Chandna
Environmental Geography by Saxena Map Questions for paper II :
Any School level Atlas & the maps in the above mentioned books. NOTE : Current Articles on various syllabus topics in different magazines and newspapers will be quite useful for Paper - II.


SECTION -B : HUMAN GEOGRAPHY:
1 Perspectives in Human Geography :
Evolution of Geographic Thought by Majid Husain 2 Economic Geography :
Economic Geography by Hertshorn & Alexander
Economic and Social Geography - Made Simple by Rupa Publisher
Agricultural Geography by Masjid Husain
3 Population Settlement Geography :
Human Geography by Majid Husain
Urbanization & Urban Systems in India by Ramachandran
Economic and Social Geography - Made Simple, Rupa Publishers
A Geography by Population by R.C. Chandna 4 Regional Planning:
Regional Planning - by Chand & Puri
5 Environmental Geography:
Environmental Geography by Savindra Singh
Environmental Awareness by R.C.Chandna
Environmental Geography by Saxena 6 Models, Theories and Laws in Human Geography :
Economic and Social Geography - Made Simple, Rupa Publisher
Political Geography by R.D.Dixit MAP QUESTIONS - Any School level atlas and the maps given in the above mentioned books.

GENERAL STUDIES

(RECOMMENDED BOOKS FOR GENERAL STUDIES)

S.No. Name Author / Publisher

1 An Introduction to the Constitution of India D.D.Basu
2 Our Contitution Subash Kashyap
3 Perspectives on Indian Constitution Edited by Subash Kashyap
4 Biology for VIII-X Std NCERT
5 Physics for VIII-X Std NCERT
6 Chemistry for VIII-X Std NCERT
7 Anatomy & Physiology for Nurses Courses Evelyn Pearce
8 Know your body Reader's Digest
9 An Evolution of Indian Economy I.C.Dhingra (Sultan Chand & Co)
10 Indian Economy Dutt & Sundaram
11 Economic Survey of India Government of India
12 General Principles of World Geography Charles Farro
13 Monsoon Asia Charles Farro
14 Physical Geography of India for X - XII Std NCERT
15 Any Good School Atlas
16 Ancient India for XII Std NCERT
17 Medieval India for XII Std NCERT
18 Modern India Bipin Chandra
19 History of Modern India A.C.Banerjee
20 The Hindu & Times of India Newspapers
21 Frontline & Political & Economic weekly Periodicals
22 Yojana & World Focus Periodicals
23 Statistical Methods S.C.Gupta

Pratiyogita Darpan Extra English Series for General studies ( Good one )
http://www.pratiyogitadarpan.org


Magazine :

Chanakya Civil Services Today

India Today

Competition Success Review Year Book Current Year

Manaroma Year Book

EveryDay Must Read Newspapers


Concentrate Must on news affecting india's global,governemtal position,etc..

The Times of India

The Hindu

The Economics Times

Regards >> Gaurav


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