UPPSC Best Books 2022, Check The List Of Best Books Here!

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Thu, 10 Nov 2022 09:52 AM IST


Check out the list of UPPSC Best Books 2022 here with Safalta. Know the most preferred material to succeed in the UPPSC Examination.

UPPSC is the top-level civil services examination in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Each year approx 3 lakh candidates appear for this examination, the examination is the most sought-after examination. The level of examination is one of the best in the State PSC Examination. In order to succeed in examination and cover the mammoth syllabus of the UPPSC. The candidates must be aware of the UPPSC Best Books. The best books are set of books that are most widely followed and most relevant form the exam point of view. In any multi-day examination, the role of NCERTs is at the top, but along with that there are a few other books too, that can ensure you are able to clear the examination. The space below has the detailed UPPSC Best Books.

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The candidates must also utilise the must-have books like - Yojana, Kurushtrta and Lucent General Knowledge for all-around preparation. The subject-wise list of best books for prelims  is mentioned below.
Subject UPSC Books- Prelims 
  • Safalta Geography Free E-Book
  • NCERT VI- X (Old Syllabus)
  • NCERT XII (New Syllabus)
  • Certificate Physical and Human Geography- Goh Cheng Leong
  • Mahesh Barnwal For Hindi 
  • Khuller Indian Geography 
  • World Atlas (Orient Black Swan)
  • Safalta History Free E-Books
  • NCERT XI (Ancient & Medieval)
  • NCERT XII (Modern Indian History)
  • Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania
  • India’s Struggle for Independence- Bipin Chandra
Indian Polity
International Relations
Solved Papers   The subject wise papers by Ghatnachakr Publication are a must.

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UPPSC Best Books For Mains 

Candidates who pass the Prelims stage of the  Exam advance to the Mains level. UPPSC 2023 will includes 9 theory papers, two of which are on optional subjects. For optimum preparation, candidates should read the essential UPPSC Best Books for Mains. The best books for UPPSC  preparation for general studies are listed below:
Subject UPSC Books
Geography (GS Paper 1)
  • Safalta Geography Free E-Books
  • World Atlas (Orient Black Swan)
  • Certificate Physical and Human Geography – G C Leong
  • Fundamentals of Physical Geography NCERT Class 11
  • Geography of India by Majid Husain
  • World Geography by Majid Husain
History, India Heritage & Culture (GS Paper 1)
  • Safalta History Free E-Books
  • India after Independence by Bipan Chandra
  • History of Medieval India by Satish Chandra
  • Ancient India by R.S Sharma
  • Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania
  • India’s Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra
Economy (GS Paper 3)
  • Safalta Economics Free E-Books
  • Environment and Disaster Management – Tata McGraw Hill
  • Challenges to Internal Security of India – Ashok Kumar
  • Indian Economy – Nitin Singhania
Polity & International Relations (GS Paper 2)
  • Safalta Polity Free E-Books
  • Introduction to the Constitution of India by DD Basu
  • International Relations: Pushpesh Pant
  • Indian Polity by M. Laxmikanth
(GS Paper 4)
  • Ethics, Integrity, and Aptitude for Civil Services Main Examination by Subba Rao and P.N. Roy Chaudary
Solved papers
  • UPPSC General Studies Mains Solved Papers – Vishal Publications
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Top 3 Best Books for UPPSC Essay

Here given below are the best books suggested for you to enhance your writing skills and understanding for the UPPSC essay paper in the examination.

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What are the selection process for the UPPSC exam?

The selection process for the UPPSC exam consists of prelims, mains, and interview round.

How many subjects are asked in the UPPSC Exam?

 They are as follows: History, Geography, Indian Polity, Economy, Environment, General Science, General Knowledge, English, Hindi, Essay, and CSAT that consists of reasoning and mental ability questions.

Which is the best book for UPPSC General Knowledge?

The lucent publication is one-stop solution for best GK.

What was the cut off for General Category in 2021?

The official cut-off for 2021 is yet to be declared. For the year 2020, the Cut off for General Category was 110.

When was the mains for 2022 UPPSC held?

The exam was held form 27 th of September 2022.

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