In the process of studying Indian Economy as well as World economy relevant to UPSC CSE, NCERT builds a strong foundation in the minds of aspirants. All current scenario and policies adopted by the economy are beautifully described in the NCERT Books for economy.
Usually 10-11 moderate to difficult questions have been asked on an average in CSE exams, if you analyze previous year patterns. Micro to macroeconomics, fiscal to monetary policy, economics reports etc, all concepts are important if it comes to UPSC exams. Economics books starts from 9-12th standard. Beginning with importance of economy, policies’ impact on society, it covers deep concepts such as reports, idea of poverty, economic policies, world bank, indices etc.
Before reading Indian Economy from specific authors’ books like Ramesh Singh and Sanjiv Verma, try finishing NCERT Economics first. We have the full list of economics books from NCERT essential for UPSC CSE. You can access them here.