Official website of Union Public Service Commision


www.upsc.gov.in


Official website of Gujarat Public Service Commision


www.gpsc.gujarat.gov.in


For online application of GPSC advertisement


http://ojas.guj.nic.in


For the students who are preparing for exams,they will get good information from the below listed sites:


www.onestopias.com

www.upscportal.com

www.mrunal.org


To read Competitive Magazines like Pratiyogita Darpan,Samanya Gyan Darpan and Success Mirror  follow the below link:


http://emagazine.pdgroup.in


For the students who wants to start preparation,Begin with following:


Civil Services Chronicle(Magazine,Monthly)

Yojana(Magazine,Monthly,by Govt of India)

Kurukshetra

Latest Facts in General Knowledge(Magazine in Gujarati,Monthly)

The Hindu Newspaper

The Indian Express Newspaper

NCERT Textbooks (Std:5-12,All Subjects)


BOOK LIST for PRELIM EXAMINATION


Paper 1: General Studies


1.    History (Indian History and Indian National Movement)

Essential:

      Old NCERT books: Ancient ,Medivial, Modern History (3 Books-only xerox available)

      Modern India by Bipin Chandra

Additional:

      NCERT books IX, X, XI, XII

      History of Modern India by A.C Banerjee


2.    Geography (Indian and World Geography)

Essential:

      NCERT books IX, X, XI, XII

      School Atlas

Additional:

      General Principals of World Geography by Charles Farro

      Certificate Course in Geography by Goh Cheng Leong


3.    Economics (Indian Economics and Economic Theory)

Essential:

      Indian Economy by Dutta and Sundara     

      Economic Survey of India by Govt. of India

      Pratiyogita Darpan-Special Issue of Economics

      Yearly Budget reccomendation

      Current Five Year Plan(12 th)

Additional:

      An Evolution of Indian Economy by I.C. Dhingra

      Indian Economy by Mishra and Puri

      Economic Dictionary by Collins

      Economic Dictionary by Penguin


4.    Polity (Indian Constitution)

Essential:

      Indian Polity by M.Laxmikant

      An Introduction to the Constitution of India by D.D. Basu

Additional:

      Our Constitution by Dr. Subhash Kashyap


5.    General Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)

Essential:

       NCERT Textbooks XIII,IX, X

       Science and Technology by Spectrum publication

       Science and Technology Section of The Hindu Newspaper


6.    Environment (Ecology, Bio-diversity, Climate Change)

Essential:

      Biology and Geography NCERT Books

      Current events on Environmental Issues

      Special Issue on this topic by Chronicle,CST Magazine

      NIOS Textbook


7.    Current Affairs

Essential:

        the Hindu(or Indian Express) and Economic Times Newspapers

        Frontline, Political & Economic Weeks Periodicals

Additional:

       India Year book

       Previous years solved Question Papers for Prelims and Mains


Paper 2: Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT)

 

1.    Numeracy

Essential:

      NCERT Mathematics VII, IX, X


2.    Data Interpretation

Essential:

      Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency by Tyra and Kundan


3.    English Comprehension and Communication

Essential:

      Objective General English by R.S. Agarwal


4.    Logical Reasoning

Essential:

      A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Agarwal

Additional:

                A new Approach to Reasoning by Sijwali and Sijwali


OR If you want to prepare CSAT Paper 2 from only single book then use-

     CSAT Paper 2 Guide by TMH Publication

     20 Practice Test Papers for CSAT by TMH Publication