Rajagopalan Environment and Ecology 2nd edition 23-04-19 copy
Environment And Ecology: A Complete Guide, Second Edition - By R RAJAGOPALAN

For Civil Services Preliminary and Main Examinations

The Second Edition of Environment and Ecology has been fully revised and updated. The book continues to be a Complete Guide on these topics for the Civil Services Preliminary and Main Examinations. It will also be useful for those appearing in Indian Forest Service Examination.

New in the Second Edition:

- Fully revised and updated.<br>

- Addition of several new topics such as:

   * Environmental governance.

   * Latest environmental rules and regulations as well as Supreme Court orders.

   * NITI Aayog Reports and recent global reports.

   * Latest developments with regard to climate change including IPCC Reports.

- New chapter on environmental organizations, conventions, agreements, initiatives, etc.

- Focus on questions asked in recent years (2011-18).

- Fresh strategy based on the frequency of topics in the papers since 2011.

- Model answers for the questions that appeared in the 2018 UPSC Main Examination papers.

- Graded Test Series at the end.

About The Author:

R. Rajagopalan, a former Professor at IIT Madras, is the author of 17 books on environment for schools, colleges, and the general public. Prof. Rajagopalan gives presentations and conducts workshops on environment for diverse groups (including IAS officers) across the country.

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General Studies Series Part 1 – Indian Art and Culture - Front
General Studies Series Part 1 – Indian Art and Culture

For Civil Services Preliminary Examination

General Studies Series Part 1 – Indian Art and Culture has been written for the aspirants of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination. It will also help the students in the preparation of various state services examinations. 

Starting from the evolution of Indian art and architecture, the book covers diverse aspects of Indian culture. It delves deep into the various facets of the art and culture of India, contribution made by different dynasties in shaping Indian culture, classical dances, folk traditions and evolution of music in India. The book also provides an insight on Ancient and Medieval history of Indian subcontinent. At the end of the book, practice questions, based on the latest pattern of UPSC, have been provided for the purpose of self-assessment. 

The book is embedded with diagrams and flowcharts to facilitate illustrative learning of the subject. It will serve as a quick reference guide for the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination. 

Key features :-
- Provides insights on Ancient and Medieval Indian history
- Covers salient features of the Indian art, culture and heritage
- Explains dance, music and folk traditions of India
- Provides solved questions of the previous years’ preliminary examinations from the year 2011 to 2019
- Presents 120 practice MCQs for self-assessment
- Provides trend analysis of the Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2018 and 2019

The book has been written in a simple and lucid language. Illustrations have been provided to facilitate the better understanding.

General Studies Series Part 5 – Indian Economy and Socio-Economic Developments - Front
General Studies Series Part 5 - Indian Economy and Socio-Economic Developments

For Civil Services Preliminary Examination

General Studies Series Part 5 – Indian Economy and Socio-Economic Developments has been written for the aspirants of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination. It will also help the students in the preparation of various state services examinations.

Starting from the basic concepts of economics, the book covers various aspects of Indian economy. It delves deep into the various facets of the economy including money market, capital market, fund regulators, planning and foreign exchange. The book also deals with latest developments in the domain of Indian economy. At the end of the book, practice questions, based on the latest pattern of UPSC, have been provided for the purpose of self-assessment.

Key features:

- Updated with the latest statistics of Interim Budget 2019-20

- Covers salient features of the Indian economy and socio-economic developments

- Provides detailed insights on planning and evolution of Indian Economy

- Provides solved questions of the previous years’ preliminary examinations from the year 2011 to 2018

- Presents 120 practice MCQs for self-assessment

- Provides trend analysis of the Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2018

The book has been written in a simple and lucid language. Illustrations have been provided to facilitate the better understanding.

General Studies Series Part 7 – Environment and Ecology - Front
General Studies Series Part 7 – Environment and Ecology

For Civil Services Preliminary Examination

General Studies Series Part 7 – Environment and Ecology has been written for the aspirants of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination. It will also help the students in the preparation of various state services examinations. 

Starting with the fundamentals of environment and ecology, the book covers the topics like important organisations related to environment, international protocols and conventions. It delves deeps into the major ecological issues like global warming, climate change, pollution etc. It also provides an insight on the international cooperation in the field of environment. At the end of the book, practice questions, based on the latest pattern of UPSC, have been provided for the purpose of self-assessment. 

The book has been written in a simple and lucid language. Illustrations have been provided to facilitate the better understanding. 

Key features :-
- Covers fundamentals of environment and ecology
- Provides detailed insights on global warming and climate change
- Explains the functions and mandates of key environmental institutions
- Provides details of environmental governance in India
- Provides solved questions of the previous years’ preliminary examinations from the year 2011 to 2019
- Presents 120 practice MCQs for self-assessment
- Provides trend analysis of the Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2018 and 2019

General Studies Series Part 8 - Current Affairs - 2019 (front)
General Studies Series Part 8 - Current Affairs – 2019

For Civil Services Preliminary Examination

General Studies Series Part 8 – Current Affairs – 2019, has been written for the aspirants of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination. It will also help the students in the preparation of various state services examinations.

The book covers latest developments related to diverse topics like Indian culture, society, political system, international relations, governance, environment and ecology and Science and technology in India. It also provides a fact-sheet comprising miscellaneous developments that have taken place on national and international platform. At the end of the book, practice questions, based on the latest pattern of UPSC, have been provided for the purpose of self-assessment.

Key features:

- Provides latest developments related to diverse topics
- Covers important national and international issues
- Provides 120 practice MCQs for self-assessment
- Provides trend analysis of the Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2018

The book has been written in a simple and lucid language. It will serve as a quick-revision text for Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination.

Lohit Matani Public Administration and Public Policy 9-5-19 copy
Public Administration and Public Policy (Volume - 1)

For Civil Services Main Examination

Public Administration and Public Policy (Volume 1) is specially aimed at the aspirants of the Civil Services (Main) Examination. It will also be useful for the aspirants of various state services examinations.

The book covers the various aspects of administrative and organizational management, incorporating the thoughts and philosophies of various administrative thinkers. Starting from the evolution and scope of public administration, the book delves deep into the various paradigms and facets of public administration. In consonance with the syllabus of the UPSC, the text includes topics such as administrative thinkers, administrative laws, development administration, accountability and control, and financial management. It addresses all the topics mentioned in the syllabus of Paper 1 of Public Administration prescribed by the UPSC. To facilitate quick assessment, each chapter is followed by an exhaustive compilation of the relevant previous years’ and practice questions.

The book provides flowcharts, diagrams, and mind maps to facilitate better understanding and retention of the concepts. Written in extremely lucid and simple language, it will serve as a comprehensive textbook for Paper 1 of Public Administration.

Key Features: 

- Presents analytical insights on the philosophies of administrative thinkers

- Illustrates organisational theories and their applications

- Is mapped to the UPSC syllabus of Public Administration - Paper I

- Provides chapter-wise practice questions for self-assessment

- Guides by including the answers to questions asked in the last 30 years

- Presents a trend analysis of the previous years’ papers (2008 to 2018) 

- Incorporates conceptual mind maps, flowcharts, and diagrams in the text for better understanding and retention of the concepts.

About the Author: 

Lohit Matani is an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the 2014 batch posted in Maharashtra.

General Studies Series Part 4 - Geography of India and the World - Front
General Studies Series Part 4 – Geography of India and the World

For Civil Services Preliminary Examination

General Studies Series Part 4 – Geography of India and the World has been written for the aspirants of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination. It will also help the students in the preparation of various state services examinations. 

The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 deals with the fundamentals of physical geography. It covers topics like solar system, evolution and structure of the earth, landforms, various climatic zones of the world and other significant details of the world geography. Part 2 incorporates the salient features of Indian geography. It provides an insight on the physiography of India, climate, demography and transport infrastructure in India. At the end of the book, practice questions, based on the latest pattern of UPSC, have been provided for the purpose of self-assessment. 

The book has been written in a simple and lucid language. Maps, diagrams and illustrations have been provided to facilitate a better understanding of the topics. 

Key features :-
- Covers salient features of the Indian and the world geography 
- Provides detailed insights on physiography of India and its impact on the Indian climate
- Explains the fundamentals of physical geography, climatology and oceanography 
- Provides solved questions of the previous years’ preliminary examinations from the year 2011 to 2019
- Presents 120 practice MCQs for self-assessment
- Provides trend analysis of the Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2018 and 2019

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General Studies Series Part 3 - Indian Constitution, Political System and Rights Issues

For Civil Services Preliminary Examination

General Studies Series Part 3 – Indian Constitution, Political System and Rights Issues has been written for the aspirants of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination. It will also help the students in the preparation of various state services examinations.

Starting from the historical background and evolution of the constitution, the book covers various aspects of Indian constitution. It delves deep into the various facets of the government, parliamentary procedures, constitutional, non-constitutional and quasi-judicial bodies, along with their mandates. The book also deals with the salient features of democratic decentralization and its significance in Indian democracy. At the end of the book, practice questions, based on the latest pattern of UPSC, have been provided for the purpose of self-assessment.

Key features:

- Covers salient features of the Indian constitution and the Indian political system

- Provides detailed insights on constitutional, non-constitutional and quasi-judicial bodies

- Provides solved questions of the previous years’ preliminary examinations from the year 2011 to 2018

- Presents 120 practice MCQs for self-assessment

- Provides trend analysis of the Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2018

The book has been written in a simple and lucid language. Illustrations have been provided to facilitate the better understanding.

Samanya Hindi (Front) - OakBridge
Samanya Hindi (For UPSC Civil Services and various state services examinations)

For Civil Services Main Examination

It is a book meant for the aspirants of Civil Services and various state services examinations. The book deals with the basic aspects of Hindi language and grammar. It covers various topics related to Hindi language like usage of words, unseen passages, precis writing, letter writing etc. It also presents separate lists of correct and incorrect words. For the purpose of self-assessment, 9 model papers are given at the end of the book. 

Key features of the book include:

- Deals with the fundamental concepts of Hindi language and grammar.
- Provides various rules for letter and precis writing.
- Provides 9 model tests for self-assessment. 
- Also useful for other competitive examinations.

UPSC Preliminary Series Modern India and Indian National Movemen
Modern India and Indian National Movement (General Studies Prelim Series Part 2)

For Civil Services Preliminary Examination

General Studies Series Part 2 – Modern India and Indian National Movement has been written for the aspirants of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination. It will also help the students in the preparation of various state services examinations. 

Starting from the events of mid- eighteenth century, the book covers the various aspects of Indian History till independence. It provides the list of Viceroys and the key events that took place during their tenure, important personalities associated with the freedom movement, chronology of events in Indian history and important social reform movements. At the end of the book, practice questions, based on the latest pattern of UPSC, have been provided for the purpose of self-assessment. 

The book has been written in a simple and lucid language. Illustrations have been provided to facilitate the better understanding. 

Key features

- Covers events from the mid-eighteenth century to independence

- Provides a detailed list of Tribal, Peasants, Caste and Class movements in India

- Presents the list of Viceroys and the events that took place during their tenure

- Provides solved questions of the previous years’ preliminary examinations from the year 2011 to 2018

- Presents 120 practice MCQs for self-assessment

- Provides trend analysis of the Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2018

Applied Psychology - Front Cover
Applied Psychology, Third Edition by SMARAK SWAIN

For Civil Services Main Examination

Applied Psychology 3e is a book meant for the aspirants of Civil Services Main Examination. It will also help those appearing in various State Services Examinations. 

The book deals with the topics mentioned in the syllabus of the Paper II of Psychology optional. It seeks to observe, analyse and interpret human behaviour using various tests and techniques. Starting from the application of psychology in solving human problems, the book delves deep into the use of psychological methods to solve the problems of modern life. It portrays the influence of groups, society, technology, and environment on human psychology. It provides simple and consolidated analysis of psychological principles and their applications in controlling, maintaining and modifying human behaviour. 

The book has been written in a simple and lucid language. Diagrams and flowcharts have been used to facilitate a better understanding of the concepts. 

Key Features:
- Mapped to the syllabus of Paper II of the Psychology, prescribed by UPSC - Deals with the relevance of psychological principles in dealing with issues and concerns of modern life - Special chapter on the emerging field of media psychology - Special focus on India-specific and cross-cultural approaches - Provides application of psychological methods in organisational management, therapy, and public policy 

About the Author

Smarak Swain graduated in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur in 2006 and joined the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) in 2008. He has also done Masters in Taxation and Business Laws (MTBL) from NALSAR University, Hyderabad.

In the Income Tax department, he has wide experience in the fields of corporate and business assessments, financial investigation, tax administration of charitable and religious trusts, and international taxation.

UPPSC Series Model papers hindi cover paper 1 final
UPPSC- Samanya Adhyayan (General Studies) Paper I (Hindi)

For UPPSC Main Examination

It is a book meant for the aspirants of UPPSC main examination. It covers topics from the syllabus of General Studies Paper I (History, Culture, Society and Geography) of the new syllabus of UPPSC state service exam. Model papers are given for self-assessment. 

This book is the first part of the entire series for UPPSC main examination, which comprises a total of 4 booklets. 

Key features of the book include: 

- Mapped to the latest syllabus of UPPSC State services Main examination
- Model papers for self assessment and better understanding

UPPSC Series Model papers hindi cover paper 3 final
UPPSC- Samanya Adhyayan (General Studies) Paper III

For UPPSC Main Examination

It is a book meant for the aspirants of UPPSC main examination. It covers topics from the syllabus of General Studies Paper 3 (Economy, Environment, Internal Security and Disaster Management) of the new syllabus of UPPSC state service exam. Model papers are given for self assessment. This book is the third part of the entire series for UPPSC main examination, which comprises a total of 4 booklets. 

Key features of the book include: 
- Mapped to the latest syllabus of UPPSC State services Main examination
- Model papers for self assessment and better understanding

Manuj Jindal 110+ GS2 21-12-18 copy
110+ in GS 2 (With Solved Papers of 2017 & 2018 and Over 100 Solved Questions)

For Civil Services Main Examination

110+ in GS 2 is a book meant for the aspirants of the Civil Services Main Examination. It will also be a useful reference for those appearing in the various state services examinations.

The book recommends a practical approach to answering the General Studies 2 Main Examination questions. It also covers various theoretical concepts from the syllabus provided by the UPSC. It has been designed with the primary purpose of helping aspirants to develop conceptual clarity of the most important topics in GS 2 and improve their answer-writing skills. To do so, the author has focused on providing hundreds of examples and over 100 solved answers (including answers to questions from the 2017 and 2018 Main Exam papers). Additionally, model answers are supplemented by 'approach' descriptions, which help the students to understand how to tackle the questions and strategize when taking the exam. 

Key Features:

- Covers key topics of GS 2: Constitutionalism, Governance, Supreme Court Cases, Policy, and many others 
- Covers analytical insights on national and international issues 
- Features latest examples from Supreme Court cases and Constitutional issues 
- Provides solutions to the questions of the papers of the years 2017 and 2018 of the General Studies Paper 2 of the Civil Services Main Examination 
- Provides over 100 solved questions and answer-writing tips/strategies

About the Author: 

Manuj Jindal is an officer of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) of the 2017 batch. At present he is serving as an Officer Trainee in the Maharashtra cadre and is posted as Assistant Collector of Wardha. He is actively associated with guiding Civil Services aspirants.

UPPSC Series Hindi paper 2 cover &amp; title pages
UPPSC - Samanya Adhyayan Paper II (General Studies Paper 2) (Hindi)

For UPPSC Main Exams

It is a book meant for the aspirants of UPPSC main examination. It covers topics from the syllabus of General Studies Paper 2 (Constitution, Governance and International Relations) of the new syllabus of UPPSC state service exam. Model papers are given for self assessment. This book is the second part of the entire series for UPPSC main examination, which comprises a total of 4 booklets.

Key features of the book include:
- Mapped to the latest syllabus of UPPSC State services Main examination.
- Model papers for self assessment and better understanding 
- Covers key aspects of constitution and governance

UPPSC Series Hindi paper 4 cover
UPPSC - Samanya Adhyayan Paper IV (General Studies Paper 4)

For UPPSC Main Examinations

It is a book meant for the aspirants of UPPSC main examination. It covers topics from the syllabus of General Studies Paper 4 (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude) of the new syllabus of UPPSC state service exam. Model papers are given for self assessment. This book is the fourth part of the entire series for UPPSC main examination, which comprises a total of 4 booklets. 

Key features of the book include:
- Mapped to the latest syllabus of UPPSC State services Main examination. 
- Model papers for self assessment and better understanding
- Covers Case studies on various topics

Anthropological Thought - Front
Anthropological Thought (Revised Edition)

For Civil Services Main Examination

Anthropological Thought is a book written for the aspirants of Civil Services Main Examination. It will also help the aspirants of various state services examinations.

The book covers the thought and philosophies of anthropologists and attempts to answer the basic questions related to anthropology. Ranging from classical evolutionists to post-modernists, the book delves deep into the insights provided by eminent thinkers like E.B. Tylor, Marvin Harris, Mead etc. It also deals with the various schools of anthropological thought. 

For the better understanding of students, the thinkers have been categorised into the various school of thoughts. Written in a simple and lucid language, the book will serve as a comprehensive reference for the students on the topics of Anthropological thought. 

Key Features: 
Categorisation of chapters based on the school of thoughts 
Coverage of range of thinkers like classical evolutionists to post-modernists 
Chapter-end practice questions for self-assessment 
Mapped to the revised syllabus of UPSC 

About the Author: 
Venkata Mohan is a B.Tech from IIT Madras. He is the author of multiple books on the subjects like sociology and ethics. He has also penned down other books for general readers. He has been guiding the aspirants of Civil Services for several years. Under his guidance, many students have successfully cracked the Civil Services examination.

UPPSC Model Test Papers 1 - front cover
UPPSC Model Test Paper - Samanya Adhyayan Prashna Patra – 1 (Hindi)

For UPPSC Main Examination

 

It is a book meant for the aspirants of UPPSC main examination. It comprises 20 model papers on the topics provided in General Studies Paper 1 (History, Culture, Geography, Society and Contemporary issues) of the new syllabus of UPPSC state service exam. Short notes on the important topics related to the examination are given for the purpose of quick revision. This book is the first part of the entire series for UPPSC Model Test Papers, which comprises a total of 4 booklets.

Key features of the book include:

·         10 solved model test papers based on the new pattern of UPPSC

·         10 unsolved model papers for self-assessment

·         Short notes on important topics related to the subject

Guidelines on answer writing technique

UPPSC Model Test Papers 3 - front cover
UPPSC Model Test Paper - Samanya Adhyayan Prashna Patra – 3 (Hindi)

For UPPSC Main Examination

It is a book meant for the aspirants of UPPSC main examination. It comprises 20 model papers on the topics provided in  General Studies Paper 3 (Economy, Environment, Internal Security and Disaster Management) of the new syllabus of UPPSC state service exam. Short notes on the important topics related to the examination are given for the purpose of quick revision. This book is the third part of the entire series for UPPSC Model Test Papers, which comprises a total of 4 booklets.

Key features of the book include:

·         10 solved model test papers based on the new pattern of UPPSC

·         10 unsolved model papers for self-assessment

·         Short notes on important topics related to the subject

Guidelines on answer writing technique

Case Studies in Ethics and Integrity - Front
Case Studies in Ethics, Integrity & Aptitude - By R RAJAGOPALAN

For Civil Services Main Examination

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UPPSC Model Test Papers 2 - front cover
UPPSC Model Test Paper - Samanya Adhyayan Prashna Patra – 2 (Hindi)

For UPPSC Main Exams

It is a book meant for the aspirants of UPPSC main examination. It comprises 20 model papers on the topics provided in  General Studies Paper 2 (Constitution, Governance and International Relations) of the new syllabus of UPPSC state service exam. Short notes on the important topics related to the examination are given for the purpose of quick revision. This book is the second part of the entire series for UPPSC Model Test Papers, which comprises a total of 4 booklets.

Key features of the book include:

·         10 solved model test papers based on the new pattern of UPPSC

·         10 unsolved model papers for self-assessment

·         Short notes on important topics related to the subject

Guidelines on answer writing technique

UPPSC Model Test Papers 4 - front cover
UPPSC Model Test Paper - Samanya Adhyayan Prashna Patra – 4 (Hindi)

For UPPSC Main Examinations

It is a book meant for the aspirants of UPPSC main examination. It comprises 20 model papers on the topics provided in  General Studies Paper 4 (Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude) of the new syllabus of UPPSC state service exam. Short notes on the important topics related to the examination are given for the purpose of quick revision. This book is the fourth part of the entire series for UPPSC Model Test Papers, which comprises a total of 4 booklets.

Key features of the book include:

·         10 solved model test papers based on the new pattern of UPPSC

·         10 unsolved model papers for self-assessment

·         Short notes on important topics related to the subject

Guidelines on answer writing technique

Rajagopalan Environment and Ecology Hindi -19-12-17 copy
पर्यावरण एवं पारिस्थितिकी - By आर राजगोपालन

सिविल सेवा प्रारंभिक एवं मुख्य परीक्षा के अभ्यर्थियों के लिए

प्रमुख विशेषताएं:

  • पर्यावरण एवं पारिस्थितिकी से सम्बंधित नवीनतम सूचनाओं का संकलन
  • सिविल सेवा प्रारंभिक परीक्षा 1987 से 2017 तक के प्रश्नों की, हल-सहित प्रस्तुति
  • 1987 से 2017 तक के पर्यावरण सम्बन्धी प्रश्नों का प्रवृत्ति विश्लेषण
  • सिविल सेवा प्रारंभिक एवं मुख्य परीक्षा हेतु प्रश्न बैंक एवं आदर्श उत्तर की प्रस्तुति
  • सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा 2016 एवं 2017 के प्रश्नों का अध्यायवार विश्लेषण
  • अध्ययन को रुचिकर बनाने हेतु सभी अध्यायों के प्रारंभ में विषय सम्बन्धी कथनाक का प्रस्तुतीकरण

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‘विश्व का इतिहास – एक सारगर्भित अध्ययन’ - By Alok S Jha

सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा के अभ्यर्थियों के लिए

विश्व का इतिहास – एक सारगर्भित अध्ययन’ , सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा हेतु लिखी गई एक उत्कृष्ट पुस्तक है. यह पुस्तक राज्य सेवा परीक्षा में भी उपयोगी होगी. सिविल सेवा परीक्षा के पाठ्यक्रम को ध्यान में रखते हुए इस पुस्तक में औद्योगिक क्रांति से लेकर विश्व स्तर पर हो रही वर्तमान घटनाओं का समुचित संकलन किया गया है. यह पुस्तक मार्च 2018 तक छात्रों के मध्य उपलब्ध होगी.

प्रमुख विशेषताएँ:

  • प्रसंगों की सारगर्भित प्रस्तुति
  • पृष्ठभूमि के आधार पर विषयों की विस्तृत व्याख्या
  • विश्व स्तर के अद्यतन प्रसंगों, जैसे अरब की क्रांति, आतंकवाद के विरुद्ध युद्ध, आदि का संकलन
  • अध्यायवार विगत वर्षों के प्रश्नों के साथ मुख्य परीक्षा हेतु अभ्यास प्रश्नों का प्रस्तुतीकरण
Lohit Matani An Introduction to Civil Services 8-1-2018 copy
An Introduction to Civil Services - By Lohit Matani, IPS and Vishal, IPS

For Civil Services Main Examination

An Introduction to Civil Services is an attempt to provide an overview of the Civil Services Examination and work profile of 23 All India Services and Central Civil Services. This book is useful for Civil Services Examination. It will also help candidates in choosing their service preference.

The book will provide a basic understanding of scheme and pattern of the Civil Services Examination. It will strengthen the aspirant’s conceptual understanding on All India Services and Central Civil Services, which, besides aiding them in filling service preference, will also help those appearing in CSE with Public Administration as an optional subject. In tune with the pattern of the question asked in the General Studies Paper IV, the book provides real life ethics case studies related to different services.

Key features:

  • Features Scheme and Pattern of the Civil Services Examination
  • Explains roles, responsibilities, deputation, advantages and disadvantages of 23 All India and Central Services
  • Provides comparative analysis of 23 All India and Central Civil Services
  • 100 Real life ethical dilemmas and case studies related to various All India and Central Civil Services
  • Guidelines for making service preference
  • Unique blend of the knowledge of 23 serving bureaucrats

Free preview of the book available - click here to download now!

Alok Jha History of the Modern World 15-1-18 copy
History of the Modern world - A Concise Study - By Alok Jha

For Civil Services Main Examination

History of the Modern world - A Concise Study, is an excellent book written for the Civil Services Main Examination. This book will also be useful in various state services examinations. Keeping in view the syllabus of Civil Services Examination, this book provides comprehensive, yet concise, insights on the topics from the industrial revolution to the latest events taking place at the global platform. This book will be available to the students in March 2018.

Key Features:

  • Provides an analytical insights on the events from 18th century to 21st century
  • Compiles latest global developments, such as the Arab Revolution, War Against Terrorism, etc.
  • Detailed explanation of topics based on background, which helps in their enhanced understanding
  • Chapter-wise practice questions for Civil Services main examination
  • Chapters-wise compilation of previous years’ papers from the year 2013 to 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rajagopalan Ethics Integrity Aptitude 29-01-2018 copy
Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude - By R RajaGopalan

For Civil Services Main Examination

Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude is a comprehensive, yet concise reference for those appearing for Civil Services Main examination. It will also be useful for the aspirants of various state services examinations.

Dealing with the nature, meaning, and scope of Ethics, the book delves deep into the application of Ethics in governance and public life. In tune with the pattern of the questions asked in the General Studies Paper IV, the book provides case studies related to the various areas. The book is divided into 7 modules, with each module starting with a topic-related prologue, which creates further interest in the topics.

Key features:

  • A question-answer format ideally suited for an exam-preparation book
  • Trend analysis of questions asked in the UPSC and a strategy for the examination for both the parts (theory and case studies)
  • Case studies based on various topics with a dedicated chapter on analysis and resolution of cases
  • Coverage of the relevant parts of the ARC II Report
  • Over 70 stories (many of them true ones) and over 370 relevant quotations
  • The relevant questions from the General Studies Paper IV of the years 2013-2017 added in each chapter
  • Model answers for the questions that appeared in the General Studies Paper IV of 2017
Amit Sinha Indian Economy copy
Indian Economy – From Seclusion to Inclusion - By Amit Sinha

For Civil Services Preliminary and Main Examinations

Indian Economy –from Seclusion to Inclusion, is a comprehensive book for Civil Services preliminary and main examinations. It will also help those preparing for various state services examinations.

As the name suggests, the book provides detailed insights on the changing paradigm of the Indian economy.  Explaining the condition of Indian economy at the time of independence, the book delves deep into the gradual shift of Indian economy from agriculture-oriented to service-oriented. It explains the evolution of Indian economy in the era of interdependence. It also provides a brief analysis of changing facets of World economy and its impact on the India economy. Mapped to the pattern of the questions asked in the General Studies Paper III of the Civil Services Examination (CSE), the book is embedded with latest economic data based on the Budget and Economic survey of 2018.

Key Features:

  • Highlights of Budget 2018-19 and Economic Survey 2017-18
  • Insights on changing paradigm of Indian economy
  • Brief analysis of world economy and its impact on Indian economy
  • Highlights of latest social sectors initiatives of GoI
  • Updated with latest data and statistics
  • Previous years’ questions of the CSE till 2017
  • Practice questions based on the latest pattern of the CSE
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‘झारखण्ड रत्नगर्भा’ - By Leelanand Choudhary and Jagriti Kumari

झारखण्ड लोक सेवा आयोग द्वारा आयोजित संयुक्त असैनिक प्रारंभिक परीक्षा हेतु लिखी गयी

‘झारखण्ड रत्नगर्भा’ झारखण्ड लोक सेवा आयोग द्वारा आयोजित संयुक्त असैनिक प्रारंभिक परीक्षा हेतु लिखी गयी एक उत्कृष्ट पुस्तक है | यह पुस्तक झारखण्ड की अन्य प्रतियोगी परीक्षाओं हेतु भी उपयोगी सिद्ध होगी|

इस पुस्तक में इतिहास, भूगोल, राजव्यवस्था, अर्थशास्त्र, विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी से सम्बंधित सभी महत्वपूर्ण तथ्यों का बिन्दुवार संकलन किया गया है | पुस्तक की विषय-वस्तु को झारखण्ड की प्रतियोगी परीक्षाओं के प्रासांगिक बनाने हेतु ‘अपना झारखण्ड’ भाग के तहत, झारखण्ड सम्बन्धी सभी परीक्षोपयोगी पाठ्य-सामग्री का समुचित संग्रहण भी किया गया है| विगत वर्षों के प्रश्न पत्र के समाधान के साथ-साथ अभ्यास हेतु 8 मॉडल सेट दिए गए हैं|

विषय की समझ को सरल बनाने हेतु पुस्तक को बिन्दुवार पद्धति में लिखा गया है | प्रांजल एवं सहज शैली में लिखी गयी यह पुस्तक अभ्यर्थियों के लिए अत्यंत उपयोगी सिद्ध होगी|

प्रमुख विशेषताएँ  

  • पहली से छठी झारखण्ड संयुक्त असैनिक प्रारंभिक परीक्षा तक के प्रश्न-पत्रों का हल-सहित संकलन|
  • परीक्षोपयोगी विभिन्न विषयों से सम्बंधित स्वर्णिम तथ्यों की बिन्दुवार प्रस्तुति|
  • झारखण्ड सम्बन्धी महत्त्वपूर्ण तथ्यों से परिपूर्ण पृथक भाग का समावेश|
  • पुस्तक के अंत में अभ्यास हेतु 8 मॉडल सेट की प्रस्तुति|
  • झारखण्ड संयुक्त असैनिक परीक्षा के साथ-साथ अन्य प्रतियोगी परीक्षाओं के लिए भी उपयोगी|
Saransh Gupta Strate JEE 18-04-18 copy
StrateJEE by Saransh Gupta

For IIT-JEE Main and Advanced

The book seeks to provide a platform for an effective preparation of JEE. Starting from a brief introduction of the examination, the book delves into the ‘what’, ‘how’ and ‘when’ of the JEE. It deals with the various strategies for effective and organized preparation of the examination. Embedded with benefits and method of planning, tips for effective revision and ideas to control the stress, the book intends to prepare the students for the examination, both, physically and psychologically. Besides boosting the aspirant’s motivation, the book has a dedicated chapter comprising the tips from JEE toppers.

Key Features:

  • Facilitates systematic preparation of JEE with effective revision technique
  • Strategies to manage Board Examination with JEE Preparation
  • A guide for the preparation of an online format of JEE
  • Guidance and Learning from the journey of JEE toppers
  • Techniques of Effective Management of time for all the three subjects
  • Provides a glimpse of Life at IITs
Surendra Raut Bihar – at a Glance final
Bihar – At a Glance

By Surendra Raut

Bihar – At a Glance is a comprehensive reference for those appearing in BPSC Combined Competitive Examination. It will also be useful for the other examinations conducted by Bihar Public Service commission (BPSC) and Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC). The book attempts to deal with the various cultural, historical, economical and geographical aspects of the state of Bihar. Starting from the overview of the Bihar, the book comprises general facts and figures related to Bihar. For keeping the students up to date, a chapter has been devoted on the current developments in the state of Bihar. 

Written in a simple and lucid language, the book will serve as a ready reference material for the students. 

Key features: 
* Features historical, geographical, economical and cultural aspects of Bihar 
* Insights on demography, tourism, infrastructure and administration of Bihar 
* Special coverage on the programme and policies of the government of Bihar 
* Updated with latest economic and socio-economic data 
---> 60 practice questions for quick assessment

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Science and Technology - from Inception to Advancement (Second Edition) - By Neeraj Nachiketa

For the Civil Services Preliminary and Main Examinations

Science and Technology - from Inception to Advancement (Second Edition) is an authoritative and most updated book written for the aspirants of Civil Services Preliminary and Main Examinations. 

The book also provides a brief on the basics of the emerging technologies like Recombinant DNA Technology, Nanotechnology, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, Internet of Things, Hyperloop, Electric Vehicles, Driverless cars, Robotics etc. It also deals with the latest developments in the field of Science and Technology taking place at global level. 

Diagrams and flowcharts have been used for better understanding. Written in simple and lucid language, the book will serve as a comprehensive reference for Civil Services Examinations and other competitive examinations. 

New to this Edition:
- Analytical insights on key aspects of science and technology.
- Solved papers of the previous years’ Preliminary Examinations from the year 2011 to 2018.
- Solved papers of the Main Examination of the year 2018 and approach to answer writing for the years 2013 to 2017.
- Exclusive chapter on New and Emerging Technologies.
- Provides fundamental concepts of General Science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology).
- Detailed glossary for enhanced conceptual understanding.
- Use of Diagrams and Flowcharts for better illustration.
- Exclusive coverage of Forensic Science, Earth Science, Cyber security and agriculture technologies.
- Extremely useful for the students of non-Science background.

About the Author:
Neeraj Nachiketa is a biotechnologist from IIT Bombay and also an alumnus of University of Mumbai and National Law School, Bengaluru. He has done Certificate Course in IPR from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva. A member of the Bar Council of India, he is also a practicing advocate in IPR Law.

Dhanashree Patil The Art of Writing Essay 4-4-18 copy
The Art of Writing Essay - By Dhanashree Patil

For the Civil Services Main Examinations

Master the art of writing brilliant essays with Dhanashree Patil’s The Art of Writing Essays!

OakBridge Publishing will soon be launching a book on Essay Writing methodologies. The Art of Writing Essays is a book written for the aspirants of the Civil Services Main Examination. It will also be useful for those appearing for various state services examinations and for anyone who wants to master the craft of writing brilliant impactful essays.

The book deals with the methods and techniques of writing essays. Right from deciding on the choice of the topic, it provides a step-by-step guidance for preparing the framework of the essay. A separate chapter has been devoted to acquaint the readers with the art of framing introduction, body and conclusion of the essay. The book includes indicative essays from the diverse topics.       

Key Features:

  • Detailed guidelines on essay writing
  • 44 indicative essay in tune with the pattern of CSE
  • Inclusion of essays on diverse topics
  • Comprehensive list of relevant quotation
  • Solved paper of the year 2017
Surendra Raut Bihar Darshika 16-10-18
Bihar Darshika (Hindi)

By Surendra Raut

Bihar Darshika is a comprehensive reference for those appearing in BPSC Combined Competitive Examination. It will also be useful for the other examinations conducted by Bihar Public Service commission (BPSC) and Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC). 

The book attempts to deal with the various cultural, historical, economical and geographical aspects of the state of Bihar. Starting from the overview of the Bihar, the book comprises general facts and figures related to Bihar. For keeping the students up to date, a chapter has been devoted on the current developments in the state of Bihar. 

Written in a simple and lucid language, the book will serve as a ready reference material for the students. 

Key features:
*Features historical, geographical, economical and cultural aspects of Bihar 
*Insights on demography, tourism, infrastructure and administration of Bihar 
*Special coverage on the programme and policies of the government of Bihar 
*Updated with latest economic and socio-economic data