Every year, millions of students appear for UPSC exams. Some want to become an IAS officer, others aim for IFS or IPS. But all of them competing for a few hundred seats that are available in these departments. The competition, no doubt, is tough. So, what should one read in order to succeed in these exams?
Well, we have compiled a list of top five best-selling books on Amazon that students buy to study for the exams. Check the list below:
1. Oxford Student Atlas for India
By Oxford University Press
Thoroughly researched and up-to-date, this third edition of the atlas caters to the needs of the students preparing for competitive examinations conducted by the UPSC, state Public Service Commissions and other examining bodies.
2. 25 Years UPSC IAS/ IPS Prelims Topic-wise Solved Papers 1 & 2 (1995-2019)
Writer: Disha Experts
The thoroughly revised and updated 10th edition consists of past years solved papers of the General Studies Paper 1 and 2 distributed into 8 units and 52 topics.
3. Indian Polity – For Civil Services and Other State Examinations
Writer: M. Laxmikanth
The book, in its 6th edition, seems to be hit among the aspirants appearing for the civil services examinations and other state services examinations.
4. Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations Paperback – 21 February 2017
Writer: R S Aggarwal
With more than 5500 questions (supported with answers and solutions), the book captures the latest examination patterns as well as questions for practice.
5. General Knowledge 2021
Writer: Manohar Pandey
A compact version of all current events of the whole year. It’s divided into 5 key sections: History, Geography, Indian Polity, Indian Economy, General Science and General Knowledge.
There’s a separate section for current affairs.