UPSC Books In Hindi for IAS Exam - Download PDFs of Important NCERT Books in Hindi; List of IAS Books in Hindi

The  Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) gives candidates a choice to take the Civil Services Exam in English or any Indian language listed in the 8th Schedule of the Indian Constitution. Although, a majority of the candidates take the IAS Exam (Mains) and the interview in English, many candidates opt for Hindi as well. UPSC Prelims exam books in Hindi are available in the market; however, selecting the best books from the exam perspective remains critical.

Hence, to assist the aspirants who want to write UPSC in Hindi, we have compiled a list of essential UPSC books for the IAS exam for both prelims and UPSC Mains. The aspirants can go through the list and can access it anytime by downloading the UPSC Books in Hindi PDF given at the end.

For detailed information on IAS Hindi Examination visit the linked page.

To complement your preparation for the topics mentioned in the UPSC Syllabus, check the following links:

List of UPSC Books in Hindi:- Download PDF Here

IAS Books in Hindi – NCERTs

It goes without saying that reading the NCERT books for UPSC exam preparation is an important starting point. Gradually, aspirants may start using reference books for each subject given in the UPSC Syllabus. These books can be read by the aspirants who are wanting to write UPSC in the Hindi language.

The list below provides NCERT Books in Hindi PDFs for important books for CSE preparation:

List of Important IAS Books for UPSC Exam

In the table below, we have listed the most relevant IAS Exam study material in Hindi for candidates who are going to take CSE exam of UPSC in Hindi, sorted by subjects:

IAS Subject IAS Book Name Relevant For IAS Exam Paper


  1. Prarambhik Bharat Ka Parichay by Ram Sharan Sharma
  2. Madhyakaleen Bharat – Rajniti, Samaj Aur Sanskriti by Satish Chandra
  3. Bharat Ka Rashtria Aandolan by Bipan Chandra
  4. Adhunik Bharat Ka Itihas OR Spectrum (Hindi) by Rajiv Ahir
  5. Bharatiya Kala, Sanskriti Evam Virasat: Civil Sewa Pariksha Hetu by Meenakshi Kant
  6. Bharat: Gandhi Ke Baad by Ram Chandra Guha
  7. Samkaleen Vishwa Ka Itihas 1890 – 2008 by Arjun Dev
  1. Prelims/GS
  2. Prelims
  3. Prelims/GS 1/Essay
  4. GS 1/ Essay
  5. Prelims/GS
  6. GS 1/ Essay
  7. Prelims/GS


  1. Bharat Ki Rajvyavastha by M. Lakshmikanth
  2. Bharat Ka Samvidhan: Ek Parichaya by DD Basu
  3. Hamari Sansad by Subhash Kashyap
  4. Bharat Ki Videsh Niti by VN Khanna
  1. Prelims/GS 2
  2. GS 2/ Polity Optional
  3. GS 2
  4. GS 2/ Essay


  1. Bharat Ka Bhugol by Spectrum
  2. Bharat Evam Viswa Ka Bhugol by Majid Hussain
  3. Bhautik Bhugol by Majid Hussain
  4. Orient Blackswan (Vishwa Atlas Laghu Sanskaran)
  1. Prelims/ GS 1
  2. GS 1
  3. Prelims/GS 1
  4. Prelims


  1. Bhartiya Arthvyavastha by Ramesh Singh
  1. Prelims/GS 3/Essay

Indian Society/Sociology

  1. Samajik Samasyayein by Ram Ahuja
  2. Samaj Ka Bodh (NCERT class 11)
  3. Samajshastra Parichaya (NCERT Class 11)
  4. Bhartiya Samaj (NCERT Class 12)
  5. Bharat Main Samajik Parivartan Aur Vikas (NCERT Class 12)
  1. GS 1/Essay
  2. GS 1/Essay
  3. GS 1/Essay
  4. GS 1/Essay
  5. GS 1/Essay


  1. Paryavaran Evam Paristhitiki: Civil Sewa Pariksha Hetu by Majid Hussain
  2. Paryavaran Evam Parishthiti by K Siddhartha
  1. Prelims/ GS 3
  2. Prelims/ GS 3

Science & Technology

  1. Vigyan Evam Prodhyogiki Ka Vikas – TMH – Sheelwant Singh
  1. Prelims/ GS 3
  2. Prelims/ GS 3


  1. Bharat Ki Aantrik Suraksha Aur Mukhya Chunautiyan by Ashok Kumar
  1. Prelims/GS 3


  1. IAS Mukhya Pariksha Samanya Addhyan Paper 4 Nitishastra, Satyanishtha Aur Abhiruchi by Arihant
  1. GS 4/Essay

UPSC Books in Hindi for IAS Current Affairs

The books listed above are preferred by candidates preparing for the IAS and other UPSC exams. These UPSC books in Hindi are helpful for both Prelims and Mains stage of the CSE. Apart from the above list, a candidate should also prepare for the Current Affairs part of the UPSC exam.

Listed below are a few more IAS books in Hindi for GK/Current Affairs:

  • Lucent’s Samanya Gyan
  • Manorama Year Book 2019 – Hindi
  • Bharat 2020 – Publication Division (GOI)
  • IGNOU books
  • Yojana magazine/Kurukshetra (Hindi)

Strategy for UPSC Hindi Aspirants

Hindi is the second most opted medium of choice by IAS aspirants in the CSE after English. Also, many candidates take Hindi as their optional subject in the UPSC mains. Moreover, there is a compulsory Indian language paper in mains as well. The above-mentioned IAS study materials in Hindi, books, and resources, although essential, are still a small subset of the total amount of information needed for successfully cracking the IAS exam.

The candidates who belong to the Hindi-Medium category are advised to also go through IAS Hindi Literature Syllabus if they think of opting it as their optional subject in UPSC Mains. 

These UPSC Hindi books list can help aspirants to prepare while being comfortable. Hindi medium aspirants should diligently look for and update their knowledge of current affairs from trusted sources.  Hindi Literature is also one of the optional subjects in the list of 48 optional subjects in UPSC mains. Hence, candidates can look for UPSC Hindi Literature Optional Strategy in the linked article.

List of UPSC Books in Hindi:- Download PDF Here

For an exam like UPSC civil services, every reading seems to be insufficient. It is advised to also go through below articles which are related to IAS exam preparation:

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  1. sir mai ghar se upsc krna chahti hu kaise tyari kru kis class tak pade kaun book pade

    1. Hi, you can get the tips for IAS Preparation from home at the linked article.

  2. sir plz share book list for history optional

    1. Hi Abhishek
      Please refer to our History Optional Booklist page for your query. You can a list of History books that you can refer to for UPSC IAS Exam preparation.

  3. Sir mai upsc krna chahti hu kon si book or kis trh se tyari kre plz btaye

    1. Hi Kajal
      First you need to know the UPSC Syllabus which is linked in the article. Also, you can get the help from the following links:
      1. NCERT Notes
      2. Free IAS Prep
      3. UPSC Previous Year Question Papers

  4. which book is good for art & culture in hindi medium? or NCERTs enough.

    1. Hi Sunny
      You can read ‘Bharatiya Kala, Sanskriti Evam Virasat: Civil Sewa Pariksha Hetu by Meenakshi Kant’ for art and culture. This you can complement with NCERT book reading.

  5. sir m uppcs ki preparation start kr raha hu 2021 k liye mujhe aap se guide line chahiye ki mujhe kaisi strategy apnani chahiye ki mai kaise apna best tarike se preparation start kru

    1. Refer to the following pages for GS strategy:
      1. GS 1 Strategy
      2. GS 2 Strategy
      2. GS 3 Strategy
      4. GS 4 Strategy

  6. I want to know the Booklist for PSIR Optional for Hindi Medium. Can you please help me out?

    1. Please check PSIR book list for UPSC at the linked article.

  7. Sir me upsc krna chati hu plz upsc ka study material nd best book bta dijiye plz

    1. Get the list of UPSC Books at the linked article. To get help, refer:
      1. NCERT Notes
      2. UPSC Notes

  8. sir i want to know about the books for upsc pre
    i want to do self study

    1. Get the list of UPSC books for prelims and mains at the linked article.

  9. Hi sir I want to prepare for UPSC . I m in defence already. I don’t know how to prepare.plz help me. Pls advise me about study material where I got

    1. 1. Understand UPSC Syllabus
      2. Start with NCERTs and complement with daily newspaper.
      3. Refer to UPSC previous years’ question papers.
      4. Read Rajiv Ahir’s Brief of Modern History, M. Laxmikanth’s Indian Polity for GS 1 and 2 respectively.
      5. Revise often.
      6. Take mock tests periodically.

  10. Mai upsc ki tayari krna chahti hu
    Kahan se kru

    1. डिअर एस्पिरैंट,
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