In this article, I wanna walk you through the Best History books for UPSC (Ultimate History Booklist) recommended by Toppers.
History is an important subject of civil services examination. As it entails ancient Indian history, medieval Indian history, modern Indian history, and world history, it becomes imperative for aspirants to have a list of the best history books for UPSC IAS Exam preparation.
Best History books for UPSC
- NCERT History Books from Class 6 to 12
- A Brief History of Modern India (Spectrum)
- An Introduction to Indian Art (Class 11)
- Indian Art and Culture by Nitin Singhania
- India’s Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra
- History of Medieval India by Satish Chandra
- Ancient India by R.S Sharma
- India after Independence by Bipan Chandra /or Vision IAS Coaching Notes (recommended)
- Modern World History by Norman Lowe /or World History – Vision IAS Notes (recommended)