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TNPSC Group 1 Mains Exam Preparation Books List for Latest Syllabus

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Because of increase in number of total vacancies, this year TNPSC Group 1 Exam Cut Off is expected to be lower than previous year cut off. If you have checked the answer key for TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam July 2014 and got nearly 120+ questions correct, you can start preparing TNPSC Mains Exam now itself. ( Check TNPSC Portal's Group 1 Exam expected cut off prediction) .

This article is mainly for the TNPSC aspirants who secured good marks in TNPSC Group 1 Preliminary Exam,  but could not attend coaching classes for mains preparation due to family situation or economical problems. 

Here I have given the important book lists for the TNPSC Group 1 Mains Examination based on new and revised syllabus of TNPSC. The book list has been given syllabus wise.


Syllabus Suggested Books
Paper – 1
1. Modern history of India and Indian culture i) Prof.J.Dharmarajan's Tamilnadu History
ii)K.Venkadesan. India Freedom Struggle
iii) History of Modern India Bipan Chandra
iv) State Board Books - 11th, 12th History Books, 12th Indian Culture Book
v)India's Struggle for Independence Bipan Chandra
2. General Mental Ability
3. Role and impact of science and technology in the development of India and Tamil Nadu i)Hindu Science and Technology Parts
ii)Science & Technology by Spectrum Publications
Paper – 2
1.Indian polity and emerging political trends across the world affecting India and Geography of India. i)Lakshi Kanth - Indian Polity
ii)State Board – 11th and 12th Std Political Science
iii)Oxford School Atlas
iv)Geography of India by Spectrum Publication
2. Tamil Society, its culture and heritage / English language skills i)State Board - 12th Std Indian Culture Book
3.Administration of Union and States with special reference to Tamil Nadu i)State Board - 11th and 12th Std Political Science Books
ii)Laxmikanth - Indian Polity
Paper – 3
1. Current events of national and international importance Newspapers - The Hindu, Dhinamani
Any of the Competitive Monthly Magazines like CSR, Wizard, Chronicle, Pothu Arivu Ulagam etc.
2. Current Economic Trends: Indian Economy and Impact of Global Economy on India i) Indian Economy for Civil Services Examinations by Ramesh Singh
ii) State Board – 11th, 12th Economics Books
3. Socio Economic problems of India and Tamil Nadu. i)Social Problems in India, Ram Ahuja

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