Importance of NCERT Books in IAS Exam Preparation: There is a lot of hue and cry about IAS preparation books and there are numerous recommendations doing the rounds. Each and every web portal has their own set of recommended books for IAS Exam Preparation. Even our previous blog post was on a similar topic. Read here.
However, what lies common among all of them, is the importance that has been placed upon NCERT textbooks.
And why not?
Importance of NCERT Books in IAS Exam Preparation
There is a strong case for taking up NCERT books for IAS before anything else. Here are a few points which every IAS aspirant needs to ponder upon before they proceed any further.
NCERT Books cover a significant chunk of IAS Exam Syllabus despite being very concise. Most of the aspirants are usually alien to a lot of topics being asked in Civil Services Exam. NCERT’s offer a perfect kick start.
They are written in a language almost everyone will understand. The idea is to prepare content keeping in mind the caliber of students living in every nook and corner of this country and that’s as resourceful as it can get.
Concepts Well Explained
Though you might think that NCERT Books are cut down heavily in order to keep the number of words concise, there are necessary analogies and examples for you to grasp fundamental concepts. It ensures that you are no longer a beginner once you go through them thoroughly. Hence, NCERT Books also serves as a measure of performance evaluation and improvement.
Each NCERT book is prepared by a team comprising of members of repute and eminence in their respective fields of study. Bipin Chandra and Arjun Dev are some important names you’d be well aware of and there are many more.
Available for FREE Online
We Indians live for everything free. Go to NCERT official website and select which book you want. All these books are available for free. But that’s not the only factor here as we have discussed in the points above.
Last but not the least, almost every aspirant goes through them and you don’t want to be the one missing out on them. It is an essential part of IAS exam preparation.
Before your plan to take your IAS 2017 Prelims, you should be done with all the essential NCERT Books. Once you are done with them, you can take up those bulky reference books and now things would start making more sense to you. All because you know the basics now.
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