Recommended books for IAS by toppers

Hi Guyz, If you are a UPSC Aspirant, if you want recommended books for ias by toppers, if you want to learn new things daily if you are taking upsc seriously if you want to know the right strategy to prepare for UPSC if you want some specific books for UPSC if you want the correct time table if you want to take guidance from UPSC toppers, if you need ebooks free, if you want to buy physical UPSC books at very low cost, then this article will surely beneficial for you because in this article we will share very valuable things you must know before starting preparation.

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In this article, you will get to know about different toppers, recommended books for IAS by toppers, their strategy, their mark sheet, their social media accounts, their background, and a lot more. So let’s start this article.

We will briefly introduce every topper and will give the link so that you can click on that link for free ebooks and buy physical books at a very low cost.

1. Tina Dabi

One of the most famous toppers of UPSC cleared her UPSC exam at the very first attempt with 52% marks. In her interview, she disclosed many strategies of her but one of the focused and main parts for her during UPSC preparation is revision. She did 3 times revisions before sitting in the prelims also the main focus of her was essay writing for mains Because you need to write the answer in 250 words in a very beautiful and impactful way. 

Recommended books for UPSC

  All Ncert Books- NCERT
  Spectrum -A Brief History of Modern India – Rajiv Ahir
  Certificate Physical and Human Geography – GC Leong
  Indian Economy – Sriram IAS
  Environment – Shankar IAS
  India Polity – M laxmikant
  Indian Art and Culture – Nitin Singhania
  Culture of India

2. Srushti Jayant Deshmukh

The UPSC topper of 2018 secured all India rank 5 in her first attempt. During her interview, she revealed many strategies for the UPSC aspirant but one of the main things she focused on was making notes. She said notes are the best thing for revision once you completed your preparation. Every aspirant should make notes. 

Recommended books for IAS by toppers 

  All NCERT Books
  Indian Economy (Ramesh Singh)
  Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude
  Certificate Physical and Human Geography (GC Leong)
  Constitution of India
  Indian Polity (M. Laxmikant)
  Sociology themes and perspectives
  Spectrum -A Brief History of Modern India (Rajiv Ahir)
  Niti Aayog
  Tamil Nadu History TextBook

3. Anu Kumari

She secured All India rank 2 in the 2017 examinations. As per her strategy you should more focus on current affairs. She joined insight on India for current affairs. She revised all the current affairs 2-3 times before sitting in her mains. 

Recommended books for IAS by toppers 

  All NCERT BOOKS
  Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude
  Spectrum – A brief History For Modern India
Environment
  GIST India Year Book 2020 – Vol1
  GIST India YearBook 2020 – Vol2
  Indian Economy
  Indian Art And Culture

4. Akshat Jain

He was the UPSC topper of 2018 secured all India rank 2. According to him, Ias Requires The Right Strategy. A Blind Uncalculated Effort Will Not Give You Proportionate Results. According to his strategy and interview, he advises UPSC aspirants that you should understand the syllabus deeply. You should make time table and strategy by going through the syllabus. Right time right effort. Don’t be confused about anything. 

Recommended books for IAS by toppers 

  India After Independence – Nitin Sagwan
  Certificate Physical and Human Geography – GC Leong
  Indian Economy – Sriram IAS
  Indian Economy – Sriram IAS
  Indian Art And Culture – Nitin Singhania
  Internal Security of India – Ashok Kumar
  Spectrum – A brief History For Modern India – Rajiv Ahir
  Indian Polity – M laxmikant

5. Junaid Ahmed

UPSC topper of 2018 and got all India rank of 3. He cracked the exam in his 4th attempt. According to him, Aspirant should focus on time management and after completing the preparation. practice mock test or previous year question paper as much as you can. This will help your essay writing and you can get an idea about how UPSC paper comes. 

Recommended books for IAS by toppers 

  All NCERT BOOKS
  India After Independence – Nitin Sangwan
  Certificate Physical and Human Geography – GC Leong
  Indian Economy – Sri Ram IAS
  Environment – Shankar IAS
  Indian Art And Culture – Nitin Singhania
  Spectrum – A brief History For Modern India – Rajiv Ahir
  Indian Polity – M Laxmikant
  Internal Security of India – Ashok Kumar

6. Kanishak Kataria

The Topper of UPSC 2018 secured 1 All India Rank. During his interview, he suggested that candidates should make their own strategy according to their strengths, weakness, optional subject. Candidates should design their timetable at their own convenience. Candidates should not follow any other person’s strategy, no one knows you better than yourself. 

Recommended books for IAS by toppers 

  All NCERT BOOKS
  India After Independence – Nitin Sangwan
  Certificate Physical and Human Geography – GC Leong
  Indian Economy – Sri Ram IAS
  Environment – Shankar IAS
  Indian Art And Culture – Nitin Singhania
  Spectrum – A brief History For Modern India – Rajiv Ahir
  Indian Polity – M Laxmikant
  Internal Security of India – Ashok Kumar

7. Pradeep Singh

The most recent topper secured 1st position in the Civil services examination 2019. Everyone wants to know about his strategy because he is the recent topper of UPSC. SO, that’s why he shared a lot of strategy on his interview, One of the main strategies every UPSC aspirant need to focus is syllabus and writing skills. Understand the syllabus and act accordingly is the foremost task for any UPSC aspirants.

Recommended books for IAS by toppers 

  All NCERT BOOKS
  India After Independence – Nitin Sangwan
  Certificate Physical and Human Geography – GC Leong
  Indian Economy – Sri Ram IAS
  Environment – Shankar IAS
  Indian Art And Culture – Nitin Singhania
  Spectrum – A brief History For Modern India – Rajiv Ahir
  Indian Polity – M Laxmikant
  Internal Security of India – Ashok Kumar

8. Anudeep Durishetty

The topper of the 2017 civil services examination. He shared a lot of strategies for the UPSC aspirants but one of the main strategies he focused on is writing the 250 words answers. He said you must have enough knowledge and content to write 250 words answer more uniquely and beautifully.

Recommended books for IAS by toppers 

  All NCERT BOOKS
  Indian Economy – Ramesh Singh
  Indian Polity – M Laxmikant
  Environment – Shankar IAS
  Certificate Physical and Human Geography – GC Leong
  Spectrum – A brief History For Modern India – Rajiv Ahir
  India’s Struggle For Independence – Bipan Chandra

9. Ansar Shaikh

Every UPSC aspirant must hear his strategy and about the booklist because he is the youngest IAS officer of India. He focused on prelims first. He said aspirants devoted their first 9 months in prelims and after cleared the prelims aspirants to have 100 days to prepare for the mains which are enough. According to him, you should choose and focus on your option subject most.

Recommended books for IAS by toppers 

  Ancient India – RS Sharma
  Indian culture – Nios
  Spectrum – Brief history of modern India – Rajiv Ahir
  India’s struggle for independence – Bipan Chandra
  Geography – G C Leong
  Indian Polity – Laxmikant
  Economic and Budget survey
  Environment – Shankar IAS
  Science – NCERT

10. Sakshi Garg

She is the inspiration of many girls and also all the Hindi medium UPSC aspirants. She belongs to a lower-middle-class family but instead of this, she got 350th rank in 2017 at the age of 22 which is very inspiring for many UPSC aspirants. 

Recommended books for IAS by toppers 

  All NCERT BOOKS
  Geography Hindi Medium
  History Hindi Medium
  आधुनिक भारत का इतिहास बिपिन चंद्रा के आज़ादी के बाद का भारत – History
 महेश चन्द्र वर्णवाल की किताब – Geography
  महेश चन्द्र वर्णवाल की किताब – Geography
  भारतीय राजव्यवस्था लक्समिकान्- Polity
  भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था – Economy
  परीक्षा द्वारा प्रकाश स्थिति पुस्तक – Environment

11. Vaishali Singh

She secured 8th rank in the 2018 civil services examination. She cracked the exam in her second attempt. She left her job which was very challenging for her. She was a law s  Certificate Physical and Human Geography by GC Leongtudent so she knew how to prepare for tough examinations. She started her preparation 3 months in advance. 

Recommended books for IAS by toppers

  All Ncert Books by NCERT
  Spectrum – A brief History For Modern India by Rajiv Ahir
  Indian Polity by M Laxmikant
  Environment by Shankar IAS
  Economics – Economics survey and Budget
  Certificate Physical and Human Geography by GC Leong
  Current Affairs – Newspapers and PT365

12. Surabhi Gautam

Her story is very inspiring as she comes from a village which was lack of various amenities. She secured all India rank 50 in the 2016 UPSC exams. She did her schooling from the backward school which was lack of resources and a backward education system.

Recommended books for IAS by toppers 

  HISTORY

  Spectrum -A Brief History of Modern India – Rajiv Ahir

  Medieval History – Themes of Indian history

  Tamil Nadu Board History

  CULTURE

  Indian Art and Culture – Nitin Singhania

  Vision Ias PDF

  WORLD HISTORY

  Arjun DEV + Crash course

  GEOGRAPHY

  Certificate Physical and Human Geography – GC Leong

  ECONOMY

  Indian Economy – Sriram IAS

  Economic and Budget survey

  Indian Economy Key Concepts – Shankar Ganesh

  ENVIRONMENT

  Environment – Shankar IAS

  POLITY

  India Polity – M laxmikant

  ETHICS

  Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude – Lexicon

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