IAS Civil Engineering Books- Download Important UPSC Civil Engineering Optional Booklist

UPSC IAS Exam is conducted in three phases- Prelims, Mains and Interview. It is known as the toughest exam in India. Optional subjects are considered as the indispensable piece of UPSC IAS Mains exam.

The IAS Exam takes place annually with Mains Examination usually taking place in the month of September/October.

Books For IAS Civil Engineering

The subject Civil Engineering deals with topics like Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materials and Structural Analysis. There are topics in Paper-II like Construction Technology, Equipment, Planning and Management.

We have provided the IAS Civil Engineering Syllabus in the linked article.

UPSC aspirants can check the complete list of important reference books for Civil engineering optional for UPSC Mains Exam in the table below:

Engineering Mechanics: Statics and Dynamics – Irving Herman Shames

Strength of Material- Prof. S. Ramamrutham

Mechanics for Engineers- B Johnson

Structural Analysis- C. K. Wang

Limit state design of steel structures: S K Duggal

Design of steel structures: N Subramanian

Engineering Mechanics – Mchean

Limit State Design – Ram Chandra

Soil Mechanics – K.R. Arora

Fluid Mechanics – Modi and Seth

Surveying – Punmia

Strength of Material – V. N. Vazaram

Basic and applied Fluid Mechanics-Garde

Theory of Structure: Volume- II – Vazirani and Ratwani

Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering – A Singh and K R Arora

Strength and Materials -UC. Jindal

Introduction to Mechanics of Solids

Engineering Hydrology – K. Subramanya

Irrigation Engineering – S.K. Garg

Strength of material – Gere and Timoshenko

Concrete Technology – M.S. Shetty

R.C.C. (WSM) – Shyal and Goyal

R.C.C. (LSM) – A.K. Jain

Steel Structure – L.S. Negi

Prestressed Concrete – N. Krishna Raju

Candidates targeting UPSC 2020, may check the linked article.

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