When we start our journey with dream of IAS the first question that will be in our mind is ‘ what I need to prepare?’. Nothing in the world can replace the NCERTs but there are certain other basic books needed for entire course of race. Its not about amassing a deck of books but choosing the right ones. This post to clear the doubts of aspirant on what they need for preparation. The following list contains recommended books for preparation by toppers and aspirants. Aspirants can click on the links provided to buy online at a discounted price.