Essential books for the UPSC prelims


I am just starting my journey for preparation. Apart from NCERT, please suggest other essential books for UPSC prelims?


NCERT is must Polity -----> I read Laxmikant History ------->Ncert and Bipin Chandra ( India's struggle for Indep) Geography ,Economy ------> Pratyogita darpan S&T -----> Class notes...

Hindu Column is imp ....

Magazines and TMH would be added adv ( Hindu suffices ) Ecology and IR -----> Magazines or class notes of institutes.

They have books published even


mostly suggested these books for pre.

& XI - XII ncert is must.

start wid ncert first thn go to any othr book..