Best Books for AP SET 2021 Paper 1 and Paper 2 Exam Preparation

Best Books for AP SET 2021 Paper 1 and Paper 2 Exam Preparation

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APSET Books 2021- Paper 1 & Paper 2

Candidates preparing for AP SET Exams 2021 must go through the experts recommended APSET Books 2021 mentioned below. For any examination, one of the most important steps in preparing is determining the appropriate study materials. So, here are the best books to prepare for the APSET exam 2021. AP SET consists of two papers. Paper 1 is common to all subjects, and Paper 2 is used for specific subjects, depending on the subject chosen by the candidate. To qualify for the AP SET exam, you must prepare the best study materials.

Andhra Pradesh State Eligibility Test is conducted once every year at the State Level. It is conducted by Andhra Pradesh University to award the eligibility certificate for assistant professor posts to qualified candidates. For the preparation of APSET, knowing the right study material is a must.

APSET Paper Pattern 2021

You must also go through the detailed AP SET Exam Pattern 2021 to be well prepared for the exam. 

Paper

No. of questions

Details

Duration

Paper 1

50

  • Paper 1 is common to all the applicants 
  • Each question will carry 2 marks.

 

1 Hour

Paper 2

100

  • Paper 2 is subject-specific.
  • Each question will carry 2 marks.

2 Hours

Best Books for APSET Paper 1

Candidates often find themselves in a pool of many books and learning materials on the market and on the Internet which can confuse them and cost them their results. To avoid that chaos, we have prepared a list of the Best books to prepare for the APSET exam. Below you can find books to refer to for APSET Paper 1

Sr. No.

Subjects / Topics

AP SET Books 

Authors/Publications

1.

General Studies

  • General Knowledge 
  • General Knowledge 
  • Lucent
  • Arihant

2.

Language and Reasoning

  • High School English Grammar and Composition Key
  • Objective General English 
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • A Modern Approach for Logical Reasoning Aptitude 
  • Wren & Martin
  • SP Bakshi
  • RS Aggarwal
  • RS Aggarwal, Talent Publication

3.

Current Affairs

  • Daily Newspapers 
  • Current Affairs Monthly Compilation 
  • Manorama Year Book
  • The Hindu, The Indian Express
  • Vision IAS

4.

Foundation of Education and Communication

  • Foundations of Education 
  • Foundations of Education 
  • A. Chaube and S. P. Chaube
  • Jason C. Robinson

5.

Teaching and Research 

  • Trueman's UGC NET/SET
  • UGC NET/JRF/SET Teaching and Research Aptitude 
  • Sajit Kumar M.Gagan
  • Pratiyogita Darpan

 It is recommended that candidates complete the AP SET previous year's papers, who are at least 6-7 years old, along with these books. Resolving questions from previous years will improve your preparation.

Best Books for APSET Paper 2

AP SET Paper 2 is a subject-specific paper. You must go through the APSET Booklist mentioned below. 

Sr. No.

Subject

AP SET Books 

Authors/Publications

1.

Anthropology

  • An Introduction to Social Anthropology 
  • Indian Anthropology 
  • Trueman’s UGC NET Anthropology  
  • D.N.Majumdar & T. N. Madan
  • Nadeem Hasnain
  • A.M. Tripathi

2.

History

  • India since Independence 
  • Trueman's UGC NET History 
  • Bipan Chandra
  • Promod Singh

3.

Chemical Science

  • CSIR-UGC NET/JRF/SET Chemical Sciences 
  • Dr Hemant Kulshrestha, Dr Ajay Taneja

4.

Commerce

  • Corporate Accounting 
  • Accounting Standards 
  • Indian Financial System 
  • Naseem Ahmed
  • D. S. Rawat
  • M. Y. Khan

5.

Computer Science and Application

  • Trueman’s UGC NET/SET Computer Science and Applications 
  • SET Computer Science and Application
  • Sanjay Singhal, Sameer Mishra

6.

Economics

  • Indian Economy 
  • Economic Growth and Development  
  • UGC NET/JRF/SET Economics (Paper-II) 
  • Ramesh Singh
  • Mayer and Baldwin
  • Gopal Garg,Upkar Prakashan

7.

Education

  • Measurement & Evaluation in Education 
  • Statistics In Psychology & Education 
  • Modern Indian Education: History, Development And Problems 
  • Rinky Agarwal
  • Henry E. Garrett
  • J. C. Aggarwal

8.

English

  • UGC NET/SET (JRF & LS) English Literature  
  • Introduction to English Literature  
  • The Routledge History of Literature in English
  • Arihant Experts
  • W. H Hudson

9.

Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Science

  • CSIR UGC NET  Earth science
  • R. Gupta

10.

Environmental Science

  • Trueman's UGC NET Environmental Science  
  • Anil Tyagi and Virendra Singh

11.

Geography

  • Human Geography 
  • Geographical Thoughts 
  • Geography NCERT for Class 10th, 11th & 12th 
  • Majid Hussain

12.

Hindi

  • Hindi Bhasha Ki Parampara Aur Vikas 
  • Hindi Sahitya Ka Sankshipt Itihas 
  • Kavita Ke Naye Pratiman 
  • Hindi bhasha evam sahitya ka vastunishth itihas 
  • Dr Ramprakash
  • Dr. Vishwanath Tripathi
  • Dr. Namvar Singh
  • Saraswati pandey, Govind pandey

13.

Journalism and Mass Communications

  • Trueman’s UGC NET Mass Communication & Journalism 
  • UGC NET Mass Communication and Journalism 
  • Sameer K. Mishra
  • Nitesh Kumar Singh and Atul Udaipuria

14.

Law

  • Trueman’s UGC NET Law 
  • Suman Chauhan

15.

Life Science

  • Upkar CSIR-UGC NET/JRF/SET Life Sciences
  •   Pushkar Kumar, A.P. Singh

16.

Library and Information Science

  • Trueman’s UGC NET Library and Information Science 
  •   S. Thakur 

17.

Management

  • Trueman’s UGC-NET Management 
  • UGC NET/SET (JRF & LS) Management 
  •  M. Shivani
  •  Mohit Aggarwal  

18.

Mathematical Sciences

  • CSIR-U.G.C. NET/JRF/SET Mathematical Sciences 2018
  •  Upkar Publication

19.

Archaeology

  • UGC NET/JRF Archaeology and Philosophy Paper (Hindi) 
  • Mohan Lal 

20.

Physical Science

  • Csir-Ugc Net/Jrf/Set Physical Sciences. 
  •  Anshul Gupta 

21.

Physical Education

  • Trueman’s UGC NET Physical Education 
  •  Akhilesh Tripathi, A.K. Srivastava 

22.

Philosophy

  • Philosophy paper-ii 
  • Trueman CBSE/ UGC CSIR NET books
  •  Sahitya Bhawan Publication

23.

Political Science

  • An Introduction To Constitution 
  • An Introduction To Political Theory 
  • Trueman's UGC NET Political Science 
  • UGC Net Political Science
  • D. D. Basu
  • O.P. Gauba
  • K.A. Babu, Sajit Kumar
  • Rukmini Bhattacharjee (Arihant)

24.

Psychology

  • Psychology Class XI & XII (NCERT)
  • Introduction to Psychology (Morgan & King)
  • Trueman's UGC NET Psychology 
  •  Dr Swati Maharshi 

25.

Public Administration

  • Trueman’s UGC-NET Management 
  • UGC NET/SET (JRF & LS) Management 
  •  M. Shivani
  • Mohit Aggarwal (Arihant experts)

26.

Sanskrit

  • Sanskrit Sahitya ka Itihaas 
  • Sanskrit Kavi Darshan  
  • Umashankar Sharma “Rishi”
  • Bhola Shankar Vyas

27. 

Sociology

  • Sociology Themes and Perspectives 
  • Social Problems In India 
  • Trueman's UGC NET Sociology 
  •  Michael Haralambos & Martin Holborn
  • Ram Ahuja
  • S.Hussain

28.

Social Work

  • Trueman’s UGC NET Education 
  •  Yogendra Pal

29.

Telegu

  • UGC NET & SET (Telugu Literature) 
  •  GanjiShashidar, Pothula Venkateshwar Reddy

30.

Urdu

  • Mokqadwa; Tarikh-e-Zuban-e-Urdu
  •  Prof. Maswood Husain Khan

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  • A few of the best books for AP SET Paper 1 are General Knowledge (Lucent), Current Affairs Monthly Compilation (Vision IAS), Objective General English (SP Bakshi), Quantitative Aptitude (RS Aggarwal) 

  • Trueman's UGC NET/SET, Sajit Kumar M.Gagan, UGC NET/JRF/SET Teaching and Research Aptitude, Pratiyogita Darpan are one of the best for APSET Teaching and Research aptitude.

  • The best book for Logical Reasoning is APSET Paper 1 Exam 2021is A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by R.S Aggarwal.

  • Candidates can refer to India since Independence by Bipan Chandra, Trueman's UGC NET History by Promod Singh for AP SET Paper 2 History.

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