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Important Books List for TNPSC Group 1 Exam Preparation New Syllabus Pattern

TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam Preparation Complete Book List

Primary Books
1.State Board books are considered as a primary source of  knowledge which covers almost all areas of TNPSC Syllabus. It is believed that these school books are considered as important source for TNPSC Exam question setting for all Group Examination.  So you should study following school text books.Whenever you study a school text book, keep the TNPSC Syllabus nearer to you. Be sure that the chapter you study is coming under TNPSC Syllabus.
    i)Social Science Books - 6th to 10th Std
    ii)Science Books       - 6th to 10th Std, (Additional 11th,12th Botany and Zoology if you have time)
   


iii)Polity - 11th,12th Political Science
    iv)Economy - 11th,12th Economics Books
    v)Geography -11th,12th Geography Books
    vi)Indian Culture - 12th Indian Culture Book


2. Arihant General Knowledge 2016 - A must have for all TNPSC Exams. -Buy now.


3.Indian Polity
    i)Lakshi Kanth - Indian Polity

4.Indian Economy
    i)Pratiyogita Darban's Indian Economy & Ramesh Singh's Indian Economy Book

5.Geography
    i)Oxford School Atlas 

    ii)Spectrum Publication -Indian Geography

6. Tamilnadu History and Geography - State board books are enough. If you want to read more, you may refer any one of the following guide books , Sakthi Tamilnadu Manual, Sankar IAS Academy Tamilnadu Book etc.

7.Current Affairs
    i) Newspapers : The Hindu, Dinamani, Dinathanthit, Dinamalar (any one or two of these if time available)

   (ii) Daily / Monthly  Current Affairs by www.tnpscportal.in
    (iii)Any one of the Current Affairs Monthly Magazine like Pothu Arivu Ulagam (Tamil), Competitive Success Review/Civil Service Chronicle/Competition Wizard (English) (Not compulsory , if you have time and money go for it)
  
    iv)  (iv)Yojana/Thittam  (Mains point of view) 

8.Aptitude (50 marks in Group 1 Preliminary Exam)
    i)A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Agarwal
    ii)Quantitative Aptitude by R.S.Agarwal
    iii)Objective Arithmetic - R. S. Agarwal

9.Guide Books for General Studies (Not Important, if you have enough money get your own for ready reference purpose ).  Manual for TNPSC Examinations (General Studies) by MC Graw Hill (Both in Tamil and English ) or any one of the Guides like Tata Mc Graw HillSpectrum or Pearson 

Secondary Books 

(Refer only after studying Primary Books given above. These books are meant for detailed study /  mains point of view also)

1.History 
    i)Prof.J.Dharmarajan's Tamilnadu History
    ii)K.Venkadesan. India Freedom Struggle


2.Tamilndu Language and Culture 
   
i)தமிழ் இலக்கிய தகவல் களஞ்கியம் - தேவிரா
    ii) தமிழ் இலக்கிய வரலாறு - மு . வரதராஜன்
3.Science & Technology For Mains Exam
    i)Science & Tech by Spectrum Publicatioins

4.India Year Book by Government of India 



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