NCERT Book For Class XII

The NCERT Books are considered as the foundation for the UPSC Examination Preparation. The simple and comprehensive manner in which various topics are explained in the NCERT books helps the aspirants build a strong base before they start covering the UPSC Syllabus from other books and sources. The aspirants are adviced to read (selectively) the NCERT books of class 6 to class 12 for History, Geography, Polity and Economy. 
Listed below are the links to NCERT books (downloadable PDF) for class 12  – Themes in Indian History Part-1 and Themes in Indian History Part-2. The books are very important for the History Paper preparation for the UPSC Exam

THEME ONE

BRICKS, BEADS AND BONES : The Harappan Civilisation

THEME TWO

KINGS, FARMERS AND TOWNS : Early States and Economies (c.600 BCE-600 CE)

THEME THREE

KINSHIP, CASTE AND CLASS : Early Societies (c. 600 BCE-600 CE)

THEME FOUR

THINKERS, BELIEFS AND BUILDINGS Cultural Developments (c. 600 BCE-600 CE)

THEME FIVE

THROUGH THE EYES OF TRAVELLERS

THEME SIX

BHAKTI –SUFI TRADITIONS

THEME SEVEN

AN IMPERIAL CAPITAL: VIJAYANAGARA

THEME EIGHT

PEASANTS, ZAMINDARS AND THE STATE

THEME NINE

KINGS AND CHRONICLES

 

You can also download the NCERT PDFs for the other subjects like Political Science, Geography, Biology, Economics, Ancient History, Modern History etc from the Byju’s Free IAS Prep Website. It is often advised that the aspirants have to go through the NCERT books selectively. If you are confused as to which NCERTs must be read for the IAS exam preparation, the complete list of NCERT books to be read for the UPSC Examination can also be found on the BYJU’s IAS website.

 

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