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OVERVIEW

Civil Services is the backbone of Indian governance which constitutes all Ministries of their departments. One of the most challenging competitive exams in India if not the entire world, it is conducted by Union Public Service Commission. The prestige, power, charm, and responsibility that comes along with top jobs like IAS, IFS, IPS etc are a definite reason for anyone to choose Civil services as a career option Sam’s IAS Academy is proud to have helped aspirants achieve their goals in these esteemed services.


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SUBJECTS OFFERED

Preliminary

  • General Studies
  • CSAT

Preliminary Cum Mains

  • General Studies

Mains

  • Geography
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Tamil Literature
  • Political Science


BOOK LIST

GENERAL STUDIES - PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION

S.No Title Author / Publications
1 History - Ancient, Medieval & Moder NCERT 11th & 12th
2 Geography NCERT 6th to 12th
3 General Science NCERT 9th & 10th
4 India's Struggle for Independence Bipan Chandra
5 Certificate Physical Geography Gohcheng Leong
6 Economic Survey Ministry of Finance
7 International Organisation Class Notes
8 Economics Class Notes & Ramesh Singh
9 Indian Polity Lakshmi Kanth
10 Governance in India Lakshmi Kanth
11 A Brief History of Modern India Spectrum Publications
12 The Hindu Speaks on Scientific Facts Volume 1 & 2 Hindu Publications
13 Atlas Orient Black Swan School Atlas / Oxford School Atlas / TTK School Atlas
14 Environment SIA Book


CSAT - PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION

S.No Title Author / Publications
1 Objective Arithmetic Arihant-Rajesh verma
2 Quantitative Aptitude R.S Agarwal
3 Verbal Reasoning Arihant Publications & R.S. Agarwal
4 Reading comprehension Wren & Martin
5 Data Interpretation Arun Sharma


GENERAL STUDIES - MAIN EXAMINATION

S.No Title Science and Technology Author / Publications Class Notes
1 Geography Class Notes
2 Economics Class notes
3 Science & Technology Class Notes
4 India and World Class Notes
5 India’s Struggle for Independence Bipan Chandra
6 A Brief History of Modern India Spectrum Publications
7 Indian Polity Lakshmi Kanth & Class notes
8 Current Affairs The Hindu & Civilspedia Magazine ( Released by SAM'S IAS ACADEMY )
9 Statistics Spectrum Publications
10 Social issues Ram Ahuja, Class notes
11 Indian Culture Class Notes


GEOGRAPHY - MAIN EXAMINATION

S.No Title Author
1 Geography NCERT 10th, 11th & 12th Books
2 Physical Geography Savindra Singh
3 Certificate Physical Geography Gohcheng leong
4 Climatology CD.S Lal
5 Models & Theories Majid Hussain
6 Geography Mains Guide Spectrum Publications
7 Indian Geography Khullar
8 Atlas Orient Atlas & Oxford Atlas
9 Geography through Maps Siddartha
10 Human Geography Majid Hussain


PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION - MAIN EXAMINATION

S.No Title Author
1 Public Administration New Horizon Mohit Batachariya
2 Development of Public Administration Mohit Batachariya
3 Restructuring of Public Administration Mohit Batachariya
4 Administrative thinkers Prasad & Prasad
5 Public policy - Art and Craft of Policy Analysis R.K. Sapru
6 Essentials of Organizational Behavior Stephen P.Robbins Timothy.A.Judge
7 Public Administration and Public Affairs Nicholas Henry
8 Indian Administration B.L. Fadia & Kuldeep Fadia /Ramesh K Arora
9 Local Administration S.R. Mageshwari
10 Journal Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA)


POLITICAL SCIENCE - MAIN EXAMINATION

S.No Title Author
1 An Introduction to Political Theory O.P. Gauba
2 Indian Political Thought J.P.Sudha
3 Political Thought NCERT
4 Indian Government and Politics A.S. Narang
5 Indian Polity Laxmikanth
6 Indian Foreign policy V.N. Khanna
7 International Relations V.N. Khanna
8 India’s Foreign Policy and its Neighbors J.N. Dixit
9 Material IGNOU
10 Political Science and International relation N.D. Arora
11 World Focus (monthly Magazine)  


CURRENT AFFAIRS - EXAMINATION

S.No Title Author
1 CIVILSPEDIA - A Monthly Current Affairs Magazine Sam's IAS Academy
2 The Hindu Daily News Paper
3 Indian Year Book Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
4 Manorama Year Book Malayalam Manorama Publications
5 Business Line or Economic Times Daily News Paper
6 Yojana – Monthly Magazine Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
7 Kuru shetra - Monthly Magazine Ministry of Rural Development