The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) conducts the ICSE exam for all the affiliated schools. ICSE frames class 9 and class 10 strategically to give an in-depth understanding of several important topics, especially from science and maths topics.

The ICSE syllabus includes some of the most important topics that form the basic foundations. So, it is very important to be well-equipped with all the ICSE Books and have a proper understanding of the concepts. ICSE Books are essential materials for all the students studying in ICSE Board. Books work as an instruction manual for students while preparing for their exams. They work as a guide for students as well as teachers and they both rely on the ICSE Books while teaching any particular subject.

Students should have a thorough knowledge of their textbook so that they can answer all the questions asked in the final exam. While preparing the question paper teachers take reference from the subject textbook.Â To help the ICSE Board students know about the best reference books, a list of top books are given here. Students are required to download ICSE books PDF to be able to study at any time.

## Download PDF of ICSE List of Prescribed Textbooks for 2019

### ICSE List of Prescribed Textbooks

Students should study from the selected books of ICSE as studying from various books will only make studying more difficult or will only confuse you. ICSE books play an important role for teachers, as it acts as a guide for them. Often the assignments and projects or homework given are done with the help of subjectwise textbooks. The ICSE textbooks normally offer in-depth knowledge about a subject to the students. ICSE Books are considered as the ultimate preparation tools for students, without which learning is incomplete.

The ICSE textbook covers everything from the base to a higher level. The textbooks follow simple language and concepts are illustrated in descriptive manner. Most of the topics of Maths subjects are explained through examples and some of them through diagrams wherever necessary.

**Check the table given below for reference ICSE books:**

**What are ICSE Reference Books?**

Students from all the CISCE affiliated schools take the ICSE exams every year. The schools follow some particular guidelines and a set of certain textbooks. The ICSE reference books are according to the CISCE curriculum and some books are also followed as textbooks by many schools. Additionally, the reference books can be helpful to gain insights about the syllabus topics.

**Importance of ICSE Reference Books**

Reference books can help a lot in preparing for the exams and understanding every topic efficiently. Some ICSE books may not explain a particular topic properly and at that time, reference books can be of great help. It can be said that having reference books can provide additional guidance and help the students to have a thorough understanding of the syllabus topics.

**Notable ICSE Reference Books**

There are several ICSE books that one can follow. Some of the most notable authors and publishers of ICSE books for science and maths include:

- Concise series by Selina Publications
- Candid ICSE books
- S.Chand Publications
- Understanding ICSE Mathematics series by M.L. Aggarwal
- Together With series by Rachna Sagar publications
- APC Mathematics
- RD Sharma

These were some of the famous books and publications that can be followed for class 8-10 of CISCE board. To check class-wise best reference books, visit the links given in the above table. It is important to choose the books according to self preference, content and way of presenting.

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