Best Books for MPPSC Exam 2021
Choosing the best MPPSC Books is an important tool to crack the exam in the right manner. Candidates are often confused about the study source they must refer to, as there is so much study material available in the market and online. So to reduce your complications, our experts have curated a list of MPPSC books 2021 for both Prelims and Mains. Following these books for the upcoming MPPSC exam will surely lead you to the right track and will enable you to score better marks in the exam.
Candidates must solve and practice MPPSC previous years' question papers along with these books will help you to score better in the exam. Solving papers from previous years will shape your preparation in the right direction. Also, check the MPPSC exam pattern and syllabus for better understanding.
Download MPPSC Question Papers for Prelims & Mains
MPPSC Books 2021 for Prelims
To start preparing for any of the competitive examinations, it begins from assessment of the syllabus notified by the Commission and then analysing the previous year papers to figure out the trend of the exam. So is true for MPPSC. It is recommended that after these two steps, i.e., syllabus assessment and previous year paper analysis, look out for the standard and authentic sources to substantiate MPPSC preparation.
MPPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 2021
One of the crucial aspects of the preparation is to choose the right sources, including books, newspapers, and internet sources, to align to the requisites of the exam. With rising competition, the right study material and right strategy are invaluable for the preparation. The details concerning the resources and Booklist for MPPSC Exam is as follows.
Booklist for MPPSC Prelims Exam
- Basic Concepts: State Board Books + NCERT Books Visit Here
- History: Modern Indian History (Latest Edition) by Rajiv Ahir of Spectrum Publication
- Polity: M. Laxmikant’s Indian Polity (4th Edition or 5th Edition)
- Economy: State board school textbooks (Class XI, XII) + Selective reading of Ramesh Singh’s Indian Economy (11th Edition) / Indian Economy by Sanjiv Verma
- Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by RS Aggarwal
- Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma
- A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal & Analytical – Verbal, Non – Verbal & Analytical by Arihant Publication.
Check MPPSC Study Material for all sections of the syllabus.
MPPSC Books 2021 for MP Specific Section
- Madhyapradesh Ek Parichaya by McGraw-Hill publication
- MP General Knowledge (Arihant)
- Samsamyiki semi-annual (Maheshwari)
- Pratiyogita Nirdeshika magazine past six months issues
- PDF of the ACTS (see syllabus) from govt. sites, Wikipedia
- Previous papers- Kiran Publications
- MP state website
MPPSC Books 2021 for Mains
Here are books that can be referred to when preparing for MPPSC Mains Exam.
- NCERT Class X-XII Social Studies, Economics and some Culture topics.
- Indian Polity by M.Laxmikanth
- India Year Book (GOI publication)
- Newspaper/Judicious internet usage
MPPSC Mains Books for History
- Ancient History- Old NCERT + Lucent
- Medieval History- Old NCERT + Lucent
- Modern History- Old NCERT + Lucent
MPPSC Mains Books for Geography
- New NCERT (Class VI-X)- Must be made notes
- Physical Geography- Class XI NCERT (New)
MPPSC Mains Books for Polity
- Governance is a dynamic subject – Newspaper + Internet
MPPSC Mains Book for Economy
- Class XI NCERT (New), Sanjiv Verma (Selective notes), Ramesh Singh (depending on the comfort zone)
MPPSC Mains Book for Social Issues: Yet another dynamic segment of the syllabus
- Vikaspedia + MP Govt website + Internet (selectively)
MPPSC Mains Book for Ethics
- Lexicon (English)/M. Karthikeyan (TMH)/The Hindu
MPPSC Mains Book for MP GK
- Maheshwari/Arihant Publication
MPPSC Mains Book for Hindi
- General Hindi + Grammar (Lucent/Chanchal Jain/etc.)
MPPSC Mains Books for Essay
- Nimband Manjusha
- Hindi magazines – Pratiyogita Darpan/ghanta chakra for contemporary updates.
Common MPPSC Books for Prelims & Mains
Books that are commonly referred for both MPPSC Prelim and MPPSC Main Exam
Art and Culture
Spectrum, Bipin Chandra
Ancient and Medieval History
RS Sharma, Poonam Dahiya
Newspaper, magazines, BYJU'S Exam Prep feeds
BYJU'S Exam Prep Notes/ Arihant-Know Your State