Akshat Jain Book List | Best Books For UPSC To Crack in 2020


Revision is the key to success”  that line you always hear from all the toppers of UPSC CSE. So there comes a question from where we should read? What are the essential books that every UPSC CSE topper read from?.

By analyzing all recommendations given by toppers specifically Akshat Jain Book list, TrueAlerts.in tried to make a list of those books. These books we have here applicable for both UPSC CSE Pre as well as Mains. Most of the topics are covered from NCERT Books and then we have some books by best authors of the industry.

Akshat Jain Book List

6TH-12TH NCERT covers the fundamental as well in-depth studies of HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, POLITICAL SCIENC, ART & CULTURE and ECONOMY. You prefer Old NCERT or New, doesn’t matter. But some books which were previously available and now discontinued will be sure on the list.

As we know the NCERT Books are designed by dedicated Authors Experts Researchers and Professors of various reputed institutions like IIMs IITs DU JNU IISc. They are so well designed that anybody can grasp basic to advanced knowledge with ease. Very strict to syllabus and not a single useless sentence, that is the reputation NCERT Books are known for. The above NCERT list is specially prepared as per the recommendations of toppers. But you can skip some books if you think its not necessary. You can download each book’s PDF in one place. Go with the above links.

Specific authors’ books are available in offline as well online marketplace. Once you completed basics then only go for these advanced books. Always purchase latest editions as they contain current data or scenario of some topics. Don’t change your book list in the mid of your preparation period. We suggest to follow Akshat Jain Book List. There are many books in the market to attract you. As far as UPSC CSE 2020 is concerned the books we mention here will be of latest editions. But confirm the edition by yourself once, when you buy.

wdt_ID Cover Book Name Author Access
1 Indian Polity By M Laxmikant Indian Polity M Laxmikant Buy
2 The Indian Economy By Sanjiv Verma The Indian Economy Sanjiv Verma Buy
3 Aadhunik Bharat Ka Itihas Spectrum by Rajiv Ahir Spectrum Aadhunik Bharat Ka Itihas Rajiv Ahir Buy
4 Indian Art And Culture by Nitin Singhania Indian Art & Culture Nitin Singhania Buy
5 Bhartiya Kala Evem Sanskriti By Nitin Singhania Bhartiya Kala Evem Sanskriti Nitin Singhania Buy
6 Bharat Ki Rajvyavastha By M Laxmikant Bharat Ki Rajvyavastha M Laxmikant Buy
7 Spectrum A Brief History Of Modern India by Rajiv Ahir Spectrum A Brief History Of Modern India Rajiv Ahir Buy
8 Bhartiya Arthavyavastha by Sanjiv Verma Bhartiya Arthavyavastha Sanjiv Verma Buy
9 Bharat Ki Aantrik Suraksha Mukhya Chunautiya By Ashok Kumar Bharat Ki Aantrik Suraksha Mukhya Chunautiya Ashok Kumar Buy
10 Challenges to Internal Security Of India By Ashok Kumar Challenges to Internal Security of India Ashok Kumar Buy

After getting all the books stick to this Akshat Jain Book list. Analyze previous paper and syllabus. Revise repeatedly-make notes. For various reports and current affairs follow government official sources. For video tutorials you can rely on Unacademy and other app/sites. If you want full strategy to score higher watch numerous YouTube videos available on UPSC Toppers. Never forget to purchase mock tests.

Akshat Jain Book List is repeatedly described by Akshat Jain in many interviews. We tried to provide you those information with appropriate links of books and e-books. these books for UPSC will lead you to your success.

About Akshat Jain : Known for cracking 2018’s UPSC CSE exam at younger age i.e. 23 with 2nd rank in his first attempt Akshat Jain is from Jaipur. He possesses degree in designing from IIT Guwahati. Talking about his parents, father is Joint Director at CBI and mother is Indian Revenue Services Officer. In UPSC CSE exams he got 882 marks in mains and 198 marks in interview. Some mock interview videos of him are popular as well on Youtube. He chose Anthropology as his optional subject. He also possess immense experience of R&D at Samsung. Cadre allocated to him is Madhya Pradesh. He is also an active faculty at Unacademy. Akshat Jain book list for upsc is proved to be really helpful.


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