OPSC OAS Books 2022 - Check OPSC Booklist for Civil Services Exam

OPSC OAS Books 2022 - Check OPSC Booklist for Civil Services Exam

BySATISH KUMAR GUPTA  |  Updated on: Feb 14, 2022
OPSC OAS Books 2022: The Odisha Civil Services Exam is conducted in three stages. For more detail, check the OPSC notification 2022 PDF, exam date, vacancies, apply online link, eligibility, syllabus, etc. below

Preparing with the help of the best Odisha OPSC books 2O21 is really important for any candidate to score well in the Odisha OPSC Exam 2022. There are many books available in the market, but which ones are appropriate and which is not can get confusing for most candidates most of the time. One of the major decisions one has to make before proceeding ahead with hard work and dedication is choosing the right books to refer to. Below we have mentioned that best books that you can refer to for the OPSC OAS exam 2022.

Odisha OPSC Books 2022

With high competition for the OPSC OAS exam 2022, you have to work hard and smart as well. Hence you must choose the right Odisha OPSC books 2022. 

There are 3 stages of the Odisha OPSC Selection Process 2022 that aspiring candidates need to clear for final selection. We have provided you with a list of the best books for OPSC civil services prelims, mains and interview exams as per suggestions from toppers and experts. Get a comprehensive list of subject-wise Odisha OPSC books 2022 for your reference, given in the sections below. 


Best Books for OPSC OAS Exam 2022

Odisha OPSC Prelims Exam 2022 and Odisha OPSC Mains Exam involve a number of subjects. Candidates are required to secure good marks in each subject for selection. OPSC OAS Books 2022 is listed below that will help you gain a deeper conceptual understanding and cover the  OPSC OAS syllabus completely.

Odisha OPSC General Studies Books 

Author of the Book 

 Name of the Book

Detail about the book

OPSC General Studies for Odisha Civil Service Preliminary Exams

SK Nath, S.K Rout and

BK Editorial Board

This book covers a variety of general topics from significant genres such as Indian economy, Geography, general science, current affairs, Indian Economy and more.

Disha Experts

General studies by Disha

This book is an all in-depth knowledge of various areas of study and ample questions to practice.


Shock Thorpe  & Edgar Thorpe

General knowledge Manual

It is one of the finest books used for Odisha civil services exams. It is all-encompassing in terms of syllabus, important topic and question types.

Manohar Pandey

General knowledge 2020

The Arihant publications have published this book with 591 pages in it.

The book has two parts which include current affairs & general studies written in English.

It is a comprehensive book that helps you a good current affairs knowledge

 Odisha OPSC Quantitative Aptitude Books 

Author of the book 

Name of the Book

Detail about the book

Abhijit Guha

Quantitative Aptitude For All Competitive Examinations

The McGraw Hill Education publications have published this book with 1024 pages in it.


This book is suitable for almost all competitive examinations.

It covers all types of questionnaires and levels of difficulty.

R. S Aggarwal

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

 The S. Chand publications have published this book with vast questionnaires that are apt for different competitive examinations. 

 Odisha OPSC Reasoning & Mental Ability Books

Author of the book 

Name of the Book

Detail about the book

S. Sijwali and B.S Sijwali 

A-New-Approach-To Reasoning

The Arihant publications have published this book with 1202 pages in it. It is divided into three different parts are Reasoning, Verbal and Non-verbal.

General mental ability- Logical reasoning and analytical ability

Sachchida Nand Jha

This book is a splendid guide that covers all significant logical reasoning and analytical ability topics. It is a book recommended by top-ranking candidates. 

 Odisha OPSC English Essay Books 

Author of the book 

Name of the Book

Detail about the book

Pulkit Khare

Essays for civil services and Other-competitive examinations

The Arihant publications have published this with enormous sample papers.

Practising from this book gives you a massive competitive edge over others.

Odisha OPSC English Language and Odia Language Books

Author of the book 

Name of the Book

Detail about the book

S K Raut & S J Thakur

Objective General English

The BK publications have published this book with 724 pages. It gives you good English language comprehension and grammar practice.

Bijay Kumar Mohapatra & Sangram Keshari Rout

English and Odia Language

The BK publications have published this book with complete basics of both English and Odia language

Vikas Aggarwal & R.S Aggarwal

Objective General English

The S. Chand publications have published this book with 724 pages. This book has been in the market for the past 20 years and is always counts in the top books for competitive examinations.

Important Links


  • Yes, one book covering one full specific section is usually sufficient for the OPSC Civil service exam. However, referring to at least 2 books on each subject will only strengthen your preparation level.

  • The time you take to prepare for the Odisha OPSC exam well depends on your ability, grasping power and dedication. Yet, investing 6 months with full dedication can show good results.

  • Books like “Civil services interview - How to excel” by Madhukar Bhagat, All About IAS interview by K. Siddhartha are the best books for the OPSC interview round.

  • Some the best books to prepare for the Odisha OPSC 2021 exam include General Knowledge 2020 by Manohar Pandey, General studies by Disha and General Knowledge Manual by Edgar Thorpe & Shock Thorpe. 

  • Here are some of the books that are good to study economy from the basics to a higher level for OPSC Civil exam:

    • Class 11th and 12th NCERT Economy Books, 
    • Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh.
  • Here is a  list of the optional subjects available for the candidates for the Odisha OPSC civil services exam 2022:

    • Psychology, 
    • Public Administration, 
    • Mathematics, 
    • Management, 
    • Agriculture, 
    • Zoology, 
    • Statistics, 
    • Law, 
    • Indian Language & Literature History, 
    • Forestry, 
    • Fisheries Science, 
    • Education, 
    • Agriculture Engineering, 
    • Anthropology, 
    • Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, 
    • Electrical Engineering, 
    • Economics
  • On BYJU'S Exam Prep’s website and app, you can find Odisha OPSC Books 2022 PDF download option.

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