Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam Booklist 2022- Check Subject-wise Best Book for Prelims & Mains Exam

Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam Booklist 2022- Check Subject-wise Best Book for Prelims & Mains Exam

BySATISH KUMAR GUPTA  |  Updated on: Jan 11, 2022
Kerala Degree Level Exam 2022: Kerala PSC has postponed the prelims exam of PSC Degree Level. Check Exam Pattern, Degree Level Prelims Exam Syllabus in Malayalam, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card and Cut Off Marks.

Kerala PSC Degree Level Books 2022! Kerala Public Service Commission has degree-level exams for appointing candidates for different administrative vacancies at the state government level. In order to get appointed, candidates have to clear the written test, practical test, physical fitness test, and interview. Check books for Kerala PSC Degree Level prelims and mains exam below.

Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam Books 2022

To crack the exams, it is important for the candidates to prepare well for the different subjects included in the syllabus. The candidates should clear the Kerala PSC Degree Level examination with qualifying marks to move ahead in the next round of the selection process. As such, several books are suggested for the candidates to make the process of learning easier.

Role of Books in Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam

Books are the best and reliable source of knowledge - and they become even more important when it comes to cracking preparatory exams! You can clear the Kerala PSC degree exam by referring to the right books. In Kerala, there are several publications that offer Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam books. However, it is important to look out for the books recommended by faculty and previous candidates. Rather, the candidate must go through the syllabus and understand the pattern of the exam.

There are 2 papers in the Kerala PSC degree prelim level exams with objective questions and 3 papers in the mains with descriptive questions. However, this also depends on the notified posts. Candidates can also download the PDF files of Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam books for quick reference and speed reading.

Check Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam Pattern 2022

Best Books for Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam 2022

The general preliminary exam includes general subjects like History, Kerala Cultural Heritage, Civics, Geography, Reasoning, Mental Ability, Arithmetic, Political System, Indian Constitution, and Public Administration.

Prospective candidates can refer to the following table, which summarizes the best books for the Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam suggested by faculties. These books are categorized as per the subject.


Name of the Book

Author/ Publisher



Kerala History

E.Sreedhara Menon

Detailed information on the history of Kerala.

A Brief History of Modern India

Rajiv Ahir/ Spectrum Publications

Overview of the history of India.

India’s Struggle for Independence

Bipin Chandra

Narrative on how India achieved its independence.


A survey of Kerala History

 Sreedhara Menon

Overview of Kerala's geography

Geography of India

Majid Hussain

Overview of the landscapes and geography of India

Certificate Physical Geography

G C Leong

Information on general geography

Kerala PSC Polity

Indian Polity


Provides general information on Indian polity


Indian Economy

Ramesh Singh

Overview of the Indian economy

Current Affairs

Kerala Current Affairs Yearbook 2021

Information on regional current affairs

National Newspapers

The Hindu,

The Indian Express

Provides information on current affairs of India

Local Malayalam Daily Newspapers

 Kerala Kaumudi

Malayala Manorama

Provides Kerala-centric news

Quarterly Current Affairs

Covers questions on Polity, Art, Culture, and Science and Technology

Quick General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Disha Publication

Up-to-date information on general knowledge and current affairs


Objective Question Bank of Computer Awareness

Arihant Publication

Provides general awareness of computers


High School Grammar

Wren and Martin

Covers explanation and practice of English and grammar

English in Competitive Exams

Gireesh Nayar

English practice for exams

Guide to PSC English

Kerala PSC

Provides questions and answers from previous years' exams

Quantitative Aptitude

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Rajesh Verma / Arihant Publication

Provides practice questions for arithmetic

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

R.S. Agarwal / S Chand Publication

Practice questions related to quantitative aptitude


Analytical Reasoning

M K Pandey

Practice questions on reasoning

A modern approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

R S Agarwal / S Chand Publication

Practice questions on verbal and non-verbal reasoning

Science and Technology

Science and Technology for UPSC and State PSC Civil Services Prelim & Main Exams

Ravi Pathak

Source for practicing previous year question papers with answers

Many institutions and faculties suggest the above-listed books for the preparation of the preliminary Kerala PSC exam. Apart from these, the following general books are also important for clearing the concepts of different subjects.

  • NCERT and SCERT Textbooks from Grade 8 to 12 (History, Civics, Geography, and Economics)
  • Previous year exams question and Answers with explanation
  • Kerala PSC degree level exam PDF sources
  • Internet sources of live quizzes, mock tests, and question papers
  • Kerala PSC website for information on the syllabus and papers.

Check Kerala PSC Degree Level Syllabus 2022

Strategies for Cracking the Kerala PSC Degree Level Exams

Here we have provided some preparation tips for Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam. Check the tips carefully.

  • It is important to manage your time and schedule your practice sessions to cover all the topics.
  • Solving previous years' question papers gives a good idea to the prospective candidates on what they can expect in the exam papers.
  • Understand difficult topics at the start of exam preparation. This avoids unnecessary stress and anxiety just before the exam.
  • Solve timed mock papers for attaining confidence over the subject and management of time.
  • Be aware of negative marking. It is always better to answer the question if you are 100% confident.
  • Brush up on the latest current affairs by following up on news stories and going through the newspaper.
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Kerala PSC Degree Level Exam Books FAQs

  • Although many portals provide free PDFs, it is advisable to refer to the latest edition of standard sources as mentioned here.

  • To get into Kerala PSC Degree level services, the previous year's papers are the best sources to assess the trend of the question pattern and internalize and revise the key topics on which the Commission frames questions.

  • Kerala State Board and NCERTs are the best sources to get hold of basic concepts of each subject of General Studies, as mentioned in the syllabus.

  • Candidates must read Lakshmikanth for the polity subject.

  • Candidates must read Ramesh singh for the economics subject.

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