The preparation for the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) examination is intense. The ultimate productivity of the preparation is a job in the Central Government Department of Administration. However, it looks after the preparation of annual financial reports of an organization, organizing efficient work on delegating activities to the subordinate ensuring efficient performance and better results. Following are some of the important books that you can take suggestions from while preparing for your Final IAS Examination. The books are mentioned according to the subjects they come under to facilitate your preparation process-
Ancient History by R.S. Sharma
This book mentions the subjugation period under British rule and how the Indian economy obtained independence in 1947 and how it has developed post Independence. The different revolutionary movements that have been critical in the development process of Indian History are also mentioned here providing you with a fun and interactive learning experience.
As I See by Kiran Bedi
The very first woman IPS of the country, Kiran Bedi’s As I see is a gem that speaks about the critical issues of India. The book genuinely connects the readers with the problems happening in a daily and how it is affecting the nation. The only purpose of Kiran Bedi is to sketch the endless social and ethical issues in India. This read will bring some change and help you develop a better nation.
Bureaucracy gets crazier by M.K.Kaw
This book is specifically written with an intention to showcase IAS Unmasked to an insider’s view of how civil services work. This book can give you a witty experience in understanding the services served to the public by the officials.
Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania
This book has been beneficial for understanding the growth of Indian culture and how its progressive stance has been vital for the economic impact that the cultural facets of the country have had on the economic well being of its citizens.
Challenge and Strategy by Rajiv Sikri
This book is the complete package of India’s political relations and affairs. This piece of knowledge is a must-have for the candidates who are pursuing international relations and keep interested to gain knowledge about the political and economic status.
Why Nations Fail by James A. Robinson Daron Acemoglu
The influencing factors of the economic growth of nations are much hard to understand. This combination of geography, culture, and civil policies offers proof that the current growth of China can hardly remain constant, and sometimes wanting to improve things lends way to a critical fall. This book is the pavement for understanding international growth and economic welfare.
What Young India Wants by Chetan Bhagat
A famous author Chetan Bhagat’s What Young India Wants reads all about essays and speeches on India. It is a wholesome combination that speaks about youth, society, culture, and politics. Moreover, it contains his ideation of what improvements society seeks and what youth want from the nation.
I Do What I Do by Raghuram G. Rajan
This book mostly offers a view of developing a thought process of one of the world’s most respected economists and the one whose commitment to India may progress and take the nation forward.
The Great Indian Novel by Shashi Tharoor
Shashi Tharoor’s The Great Indian Novel surprises you to read fictional work that tours the story of the Mahabharata and some epic of Hindu History. It brings the context of the Indian Independence Movement along with the decades post-independence.
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The Mavericks of Mussoorie by M.Ramachandran
This is an inspiring piece that gives you a clear image of how an IAS officer can work to influence and execute plans and policies and bring a powerful impact in contributing to the nation. This book is an honest piece of work that read about what needs to be done to bring out the potential of the Civil Services.
The Honest Always Stands Alone by C.G.Somiah
The book is all like a title as it narrates heart. This book is all about the exciting days of Rajiv Gandhi’s prime ministership and a glimpse that discuss the highest political level.
The Wonder That Was India by A.L. Basham
This piece of art was written in 1958 by British Historian A.L. Basham. The book mostly talks about the history of India. Moreover, it describes ancient times and ends up before the arrival of the Muslim invaders. Moreover, the book also projects insights into modern Indian society and culture.
Thus through a thorough study of the above-mentioned books, you can gain a proper idea about the course curriculum of the IAS examination.
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