KPSC MAINS: BOOKS TO REFER

Here is a list of few books which are best suited for present KPSC syllabus whichis modeled according to the UPSC syllabus. These are the basic books referredby most KPSC aspirants and highly recommended by ADDA EXPERTS!


Paper II : General Studies 1

1. History & Cultural Heritage(India and Karnataka)

2. Social & Political Perspective.

Facets of Indian culture by spectrum

A Brief History of Modern India

A Concise History Of Karnaataka by Suryanath Kamath

History of Modern India (English) 1st Edition by Bipin chandra

General Knowledge 2016 (English)

Students can refer class 11th and 12th Introduction to Indian Art and Architecture and Ancient History and Medieval.

3. Indian Economy-Planning-Rural Development Data Collection-Analysis-Interpretation

Indian Economy for Civil Services Examination (English) 6th Edition by Ramesh Singh

Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations by RS AGGARWAL


Paper III : General Studies 2

1. Physical Features and Natural Resources:

Certificate Physical and Human Geography by GC LEONG

Geography of India by Majid Husain

Geography of India by Khullar

Refer all NCERT Geography books from 8th to 12th standard that would cover everything.

Geography of Karnataka by Dr. Ranganath.

2.Overview of Indian Constitution:

Indian Polity by Laxmikanth

3.Public Administration & Management, International Relations:

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION BY M LAXMIKANTH


Paper IV : General Studies 3

1.Role and Impact of Science and Technology in Development of India, Information Technology in Public Domain.

2. Advancement and Modern Trends In Natural Science, Life Science, Agriculture,Science, Health and Hygiene

3. Challenges and Issues of Development on Environment and Ecology.

Science and Technology by Spectrum

Environment by Shankar IAS Academy


Paper V : General Studies 4

1.Ethics
2.Integrity
3. Aptitude

As syllabus is almost same as that of UPSC, Following these books will give you all basics. But questions may be different compared to UPSC, be prepared for it.

Lexicon For Ethics ,Integrity and Aptitude (civil service chronicle)

IAS Mains General Studies Paper – 4: Ethics Integrity & Aptitude by Arihant

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7 Comments

  1. Satish

    Any book for Karnataka Economic development, which speaks about measure taken in various five year plan for Industry, Agriculture development (Apart from Karnataka Eco Survey) ?

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  2. ravi

    sir,how about tata mcgrew for science and tech..is it worth to buy dis book

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    1. Profile photo of adminadmin (Post author)

      Ravi,

      Science and Technology by Spectrum is much better than Tata Mc edition.

      admin.

      Reply
  3. sunil bhimanagar

    Books for environment?

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    1. Profile photo of adminadmin (Post author)

      Sunil,

      Science and Technology by Spectrum will cover almost everything for more points you can refer Ecology and Environment by Shankar IAS Academy.

      You can find more books here : http://www.kpscadda.com/index.php/kpsc-mains-books-to-refer/

      admin

      Reply
  4. vin

    Gs3 not satisfied with spectrum…. Any other book….?????

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    1. Profile photo of adminadmin (Post author)

      Vin,

      It is the only one which covers almost everything, for more detailed info go through IGNOU or other university materials bit by bit.

      admin

      Reply

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