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Important Books for Physics Optional for UPSC IAS Mains

Sl No. Books for Physics Optional
1 An Introduction to Mechanics by Kleppner and Kolenkow Buy Now
2 Mechanics by AB Gupta Buy Now
3 Optics by Ajoy Ghatak Buy Now
4 A Text Book of Optics by Brijlal and Subrahmanyam Buy Now
  Electrodynamics & EM Theory
5 Introduction to Electrodynamics by David J Griffiths Buy Now
6 Electricity & Magnetism by Chopra & Agrawal Buy Now
7 Electricity and Magnetism by Satyaprakash Buy Now
  Thermodynamics & Statistical Physics
8 Heat & Thermodynamics by Zemansky & Dittman Buy Now
9 Thermal Physics by Garg, Bansal & Ghosh Buy Now
10 Thermal Physics by PK Chakraborty Buy Now
  Quantum Physics
11 Quantum Physics by Resnick and Eisberg Buy Now
  Concepts of Modern Physics
12 Concepts of Modern Physics by Arthur Beiser Buy Now
  Quantum Mechanics
13 Quantum Mechanics by Nourdine Zettlie Buy Now
14 Quantum Mechanics: Theory and Applications
by HC Verma
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  Atomic & Molecular Spectra
15 Atomic & Molecular Spectra by Rajkumar Buy Now
  Nuclear Physics
16 Nuclear Physics by DC Tayal
  Solid State Physics
17 Solid State Physics by S.O. Pillai Buy Now
18 Solid State Physics by Puri R.K and V. K. Babbar Buy Now
19 Electronics by B L Theraja Vol. IV Buy Now

Important Books for Chemistry Optional for UPSC IAS Mains

Sl No. Books for Chemistry Optional
1 Principles of Organic Synthesis, 3rd Edition By Norman and Coxonhttps Buy Now
2 Reaction Mechanism in Organic Chemistry By S.M. Mukhaerji Buy Now
3 Spectroscopy of Organic Compounds By P. S. Kalsi Buy Now
4 Principles of Physical Chemistry by B.R Puri ,Madan S.Pathania Buy Now
5 Principles of Physical Chemistry by Puri, Sharma and Kalia Buy Now
6 Advanced Physical Chemistry By Gurdeep Raj Buy Now
7 A Textbook of Physical Chemistry – Vol. 4 By Kapoor K L Buy Now
8 An Introduction To Electrochemistry By Samuel Glasstone Buy Now
9 Advanced Organic Chemistry: Reaction And Synthesis (Part B) Buy Now
10 Organic Chemistry 2nd Edition By Clayden, Nick Greeves, and S.Warren Buy Now
11 March’s Advanced Organic Chemistry: Reactions, Mechanisms and Structure 7ed Buy Now
12 Introduction to Spectroscopy by Donald L. Pavia Buy Now
13 Organic Chemistry By Stanley H. Pine Buy Now
14 A guide to mechanism in organic chemistry by Peter Sykes Buy Now
15 A textbook of physical chemistry by K.L. Kapoor Buy Now
16 A textbook of organic chemistry by Bahl & B.S Buy Now
17 Selected topics in inorganic chemistry by Malik Buy Now
18 Principles of Physical Chemistry by Puri, Sharma & Pathway Buy Now
19 Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J D Lee Buy Now

Important Books for Mathematics Optional for UPSC IAS Mains

Sl No. Books for Mathematics Optional
1 Contemporary Abstract Algebra by Joseph A. Gallian Buy Now
2 A Textbook on Dynamics by Ray M Buy Now
3 Fluid Dynamics by M.D Raisinghania Buy Now
4 Fluid Mechanics: A Concise Introduction by Bidya Sagar Pani Buy Now
5 Mechanics by D. S. Mathur Buy Now
6 Complex Analysis by Schaum Series or J N Sharma Buy Now
7 IMS Maths optional notes for IAS printed notes by Venknna sir Buy Now
8 Introductory Methods of Numerical Analysis by Sastry S.S Buy Now
9 Differential and Integral Calculus by Schaum Series Buy Now
10 Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics by James Nicholson Buy Now
11 Matrix Operations by Schaum Series Buy Now
12 Linear Algebra by Schaum Series Click Here
13 Elements of Real Analysis by Shanti Narayan Click Here
14 A Text Book of Vector Analysis by Shanti Narayan Click Here
15 Differential Calculus by Shanti Narayan Click Here
16 Analytical Solid Geometry by Shanti Narayan Click Here