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14th October 2014 08:38 PM
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Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

hello...i m an ayurvedic doctor(BAMS) and want to prepare for ias examination...wt shud b my way of preparation...plz guide....and i also want to know wt books shud i follow....
31st December 2013 06:31 PM
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Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

hi sir.....im student of b.tech final year please tell me which books i prepared to ias prelims and mains exam.
12th December 2013 03:48 PM
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Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

which subject should i choose for upsc exam between political sci or geography?
27th October 2013 09:37 AM
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Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

Hello Sir,
Which book refer IAS Mains Exam for Hindi Medium
1- Physiology
2- Sociology
26th June 2013 12:40 PM
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Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

sir,
i am dushyant nimoda,mujhe hindi medium me IAS mains 2013 ke liye refrence books ke bare me batayen.
6th June 2013 08:41 PM
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Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

I want the books to .Prepare for ias
30th May 2013 01:36 PM
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Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

Respected Sir,
I Abhishek Tiwari student of 1st year BE enginnering i want to know. Following are the optional subjects of civil service examination.

Agriculture
Mathematics
Animal Husbandry & Vetinary Science
Mechanical Engineering
Botany
Medical Science
Chemistry
Philosophy
Civil Engineering
Physics
Commerce
Political Science
Economics
Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Public Administration
Geography
Sociology
Geology
Statistics
Indian History
Zoology
Law
how many subjects we BE students have to choose to study
I would be obligded if you send your reply on my gmail account as I am not a member of this site
my address is [email protected]
it would be very helpfull if you give sujestion on this topic.
15th May 2013 07:15 PM
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Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

iam sharu...from kerala,iam a student of class 10th.i really love to become an ias officer can u provide some tips for me and also the best books to be learned.
thanks.........
1st April 2013 01:49 PM
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Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

sir,my name is anirudh i am pass out 12th and i want to prepare myself for ias so what thing I do
22nd March 2013 04:58 PM
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Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

sir, am aishwarya.. doing my first year civil engineering..am preparing for IAS prelims.. i dont know how to evaluate myself , after i complete each task.. please suggest me some ideas..
8th February 2013 12:35 AM
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Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

hello... Sir. This is shatrughan singh please suggest me some excillent coaching centre in allahabad and delhi for ias & some website for online study. My contct no. Is 7379736321 & my email id is [email protected]
26th January 2013 07:30 PM
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Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

hello, I am little bit confused abt subjects.
1st January 2013 01:19 PM
ajjuravi
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

Dear friend,


UPSC conducts Civil Services Exam every year for the posts of IAS, IFS, IPS, etc.

Upcoming IAS Exam will be conducted on 19 May 2013.

Notifications of IAS Exam will be released on 2 February 2013.

Online Applications will be filled through: upsconline.nic.in

Some of the best books for the IAS Exam Preparation are:

IAS Prelims/CSAT Civil Services: 18 Years General Studies Topic-Wise Solved Papers (1995-2012) (Paperback)
by Disha Experts
Publisher: Disha Publication (2012)
Price: Rs. 174

The Pearson CSAT Manual 2013: Civil Services Aptitude Test for the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination (Paperback)
by Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe
Publisher: Pearson (2012)
Price: Rs. 883

UPSC Portal CSAT Comprehensive Manual: IAS Preliminary Examination 2013 (Paper - 2) (Paperback)
by Sachchida Nand Jha
Publisher: Kalinjar Publication (2012)
Price: Rs. 553

UPSC Portal CSAT General Studies Manual: IAS Preliminary Examination 2013 (Paper - 1) (Paperback)
by Jha, Jha
Publisher: Kalinjar Publication (2012)
Price: Rs. 871

UPSC Portal IAS General Studies: Mains Examination Topic Wise Question Analysis (20+ Years) (Paperback)
by Editorial Board - UPSC Portal
Publisher: Kalinjar Publication (2012)
Price: Rs. 104

UPSC Portal IAS Mains History Solved Papers (2002 - 2011) (Paperback)
by Yagya Nand Jha
Publisher: Kalinjar Publication (2012)
Price: Rs. 200

English-Hindi-Essay Compulsory- UPSC Mains Examination (Paperback)
by Upscportal Editorial Board
Publisher: Kalinjar Publication (2011)
Price: Rs. 120

CSAT Data Interpretation Logical Reasoning and General Mental Ability for General Studies (Paper - 2) (Paperback)
by Arun Sharma
Publisher: Tata Mc-graw Hill Publishing (2012)
Price: Rs. 261

1000 Plus Questions on General Science (Paperback)
by Tmh
Publisher: Tata Mc-graw Hill Publishing (2012)
Price: Rs. 176
30th December 2012 09:16 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

i m anil B-tech(c.s) 3rd yr student......plz tell me which writter's book is best for I.A.S pre.
email- [email protected]
23rd December 2012 01:25 PM
umang_28
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?


According to my view , following books are helpful to you.



An Introduction to the Constitution of India by DD Basu,

Our Constitution by Subhash Kashyap,

India’s Constitution by MV Pylee

India’s Struggle for Independence by Bipin Chandra

Social Problem - Ram Ahuja

Journal of peace Studies

World Focus

Sharma & Cotinho : Economic and Commercial Geography of India



with regard umang_28


23rd December 2012 02:42 AM
nitz90
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

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sir,
I am a student of b.tech. third year and i am willing to prepare for IAS examination,so can you please help me out by telling me about the study material(books and other sources) for IAS pre and mains individually.
Books To Be Referred For CSAT


The selection for the IAS is done through the Civil Service Exams which is conducted every year by the UPSC..

A candidate must be within the age limit of 21-30 years for appearing in the exam..

The candidate must also have completed his/her graduation in any stream from a recognized college..

Following are the books which you can refer to for your preparations :-












For more details on the exam..you can also visit http://upsc.gov.in for more details on the exam..

all the best..

With Warm Regards
Nitz
22nd December 2012 08:07 PM
muse65
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

Books to referfor preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam:

1. Indian Economy - Mishra-Puri or Dutt-Sundaram.
3. Growth andDevelopment- M L Jhingan
4. International Economics - book by H.G.Mannur or Salvatoire.
5.Indian History for UPSC By Chopra
6.UPSC Civil Service by the Publisher :Sura College of Completion
7.Indian Economy By Mishra Puri or Dutt Sundram
8.Reports of the Ministry of Science and Technology Yojana
9.Growth andDevelopment by M L Jhingan
10.Constitution of India by Bakshi
11.Indian History for UPSC By Chopra
12.UPSC Civil Service by the Publisher (Sura College of Completion)
13.International Economics book by H.G.Mannur or Salvatoire
14.Indian Economy By Mishra Puri or Dutt Sundram
15.Social Problem - Ram Ahuja
16.A.C.Banerjee - History of Modern India Raghavan Aiyer — Mahatma Gandhi
22nd December 2012 07:22 PM
Cool Srk
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

Hi,

IAS stands for Indian Academic Services.


So it's nice ,you want to join Indian Army.

Books refereed to prepare IAS exams.
  • IAS (Pre.) Solved Papers General Studies wih CSAT 2011 & 2012
  • IAS Prelims/CSAT Civil Services: 18 Years General Studies Topic-Wise Solved

Cool....
22nd December 2012 06:18 PM
TARA001
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

Hello Friend ,


Following are the list of Books for IAS prelims and Mains exam ......


Sociology


1. NCERT XI, XII Sociology
2. Inkles What is Sociology
3. Harlambos Sociology
4. Bottomore Sociology
5. Machever Page Sociology
6. Turner Sociology
7. Coser Sociology Thought
8. Abraham Morgon Sociology Thought
9. Abraham Morgon Contemporary Sociology
10. Jawahar Sociology IGNOU Based

Public Administration


M. Bhattacharya Development Administration
M. Bhattacharya Restrucuring of Public Administration
Henry Public Administration
Tyagi IIPA
S. R. Maheshwari Indian Administration
Laxmikanth Public Administration S. R. Maheshwari Dictionary Of Public Administration
Ramesh . K . Arora & Rajini Goyal Indian Administration
Laxmikanth Indian Polity
Fadia & Fadia ( Shakitya Bhavan) Public Administration
Sharna Shadana Public Administration In Theory & Practical

History


Chandra Struggle For Independence
Chandra India After Independence
Sumit Sarkar Modern India
Tarachand Modern India - Vol I, II, III
Desai Social Background of Indian Nationalism
Grover Modern India
N.K. Bose Modern India
Burns World History-A, B, C
Jain, Mathur World History
Europe Since Napolian D. Thompson

Political science.

1. An Introduction to the Constitution of India D. D. Basu
2. Perspectives on Indian Constitution Edited by Subash Kashyap

Geography


1. Savinder Singh Physical Geography
2. Lal Climatology
3. G. C. Leong Physical Geography
4. Khullar Geography of India
5. Chand & Puri Regional Planning In India
6. Sidhhartha Urban Geography
7. Sidhhartha Economic Geography

Psychology


1. King & Morgan Psychology
2. Atkinson Psychology
3. Barron Social Psychology
4. Abnormal Psychology Carlson
5. NCERT XI Psychology
6. NCERT XII Psychology

For General Knowledge :


You have to refer Hindu News papers and Times Of India , Manaorma , competition Success Book, Oxford Atlas ,

Hope This Helps You ..
Good Luck ...
22nd December 2012 04:26 PM
mk.gohel
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

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sir,
I am a student of b.tech. third year and i am willing to prepare for IAS examination,so can you please help me out by telling me about the study material(books and other sources) for IAS pre and mains individually.

List of Top IAS Books





UPSC Portal CSAT Comprehensive Manual: IAS Preliminary Examination 2013 (Paper - 2)
(Paperback)
by
Sachchida Nand Jha



UPSC Portal CSAT General Studies Manual: IAS Preliminary Examination 2013 (Paper - 1)
(Paperback)
by
Jha
,
Jha



IAS (Pre.) Solved Papers General Studies wih CSAT 2011 & 2012 (Paper - 1)
(Paperback)
by
Expert Compilations



IAS Prelims/CSAT Civil Services: 18 Years General Studies Topic-Wise Solved Papers (1995-2012)
(Paperback)
by
Disha Experts







22nd December 2012 10:29 AM
umang_28
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?


Following books will be helpful for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam.



Tata McGraw Hill’s (TMH) GS Manual for prelims.

Manorama Year Book

An Introduction to the Constitution of India by DD Basu,

Our Constitution by Subhash Kashyap,

India’s Constitution by MV Pylee

India’s Struggle for Independence by Bipin Chandra

Social Problem - Ram Ahuja

Journal of peace Studies

World Focus

Sharma & Cotinho : Economic and Commercial Geography of India.

Khullar : India- A Comprehnsive Geography.




with regard umang_28



21st December 2012 10:07 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

which subject should i choose for ias?i have done my bca
1st December 2012 04:10 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

sir i am priyanga from jeppiar institute of technology. i am studying 1st year. my aim is to become an i.a.s officer. i am studying be.cse, pls give me reference text books for prepaing for my forecoming examinations. my mail-id is [email protected] thank you.
27th November 2012 07:50 PM
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Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

I am student of Third MBBS ,Which book shood I prefer fot upsc preim?
25th November 2012 11:28 PM
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Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

I am a civil services aspirant and I have found a very good book on Indian Polity. It is by Dr. Kumud Ranjan Singh : Arihant Publications. I was so impressed that i felt it good to share with u all.
24th November 2012 08:49 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

i m in 10 2..tel me what i do after 10 2 to became an i.a.s officer.
24th November 2012 08:48 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

plz tel me what i do after 10 2 to became an i.a.s officer
24th November 2012 08:45 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

hi..i m minal sharma..
i m a student of 10 2 class..i want to be an i.a.s officer.pls tel me what i do for i.a.s after 10 2........../???/
and how much marks get in 10 2 for i.a.s....
and plz plz plz tel me what course i have to do for i.a.s
10th October 2012 01:29 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

Hi .... I am a student of B.A. 1st year and willing to prepare for I.A.S. Exam. Please tell me that what is the way to prepare for this exam and which books should i prefer for this preparation.thank u
28th September 2012 01:44 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

sir,
I am a student of b.com. third year and i am willing to prepare for IAS examination,so can you please help me out by telling me about the study material(books and other sources) for IAS pre and mains individually.
27th September 2012 10:17 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

sir/madam,
I am the student of MSC(SS) 1st year of psg cas,coimbatore,tamilnadu.I wish to apply for the ias exam and my question is what are the books that iam supposed to refer for my preliminary tests
9th September 2012 10:47 AM
BISWAROOP YOGI
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

>> Best books for IAS Examination Preparation :-


The Pearson CSAT Manual 2012
by Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe


Prelims 17 years Civil Services (IAS) : General Studies Topic Wise Solved Papers (1995-2011)
by Disha Experts


IAS Preliminary General Studies : Topic Wise Solved Question Papers (1995-2011)
by UpscPortal


CSAT : General Studies 2012 (Paper 2)
by Arun Sharma, Madhukar Kumar Bhagat Hari, Mohan Prashad, Abhijit Guha


Civil Services Success PLANNER
by Sharma KK


UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination Paper-I in 60 Days
by Rakesh Dwivedi

>> Some Specified Books are :-

> MATHEMATICS

• Linear Algebra by KC Prasad, KB Datta
• Calculus by Santhi Narayan
• Vectror Analysis by Santhi Narayan
• Complex Analysis by GK Ranganth
• Numerical Analysis by V RajaRaman, SS Shari

> CIVIL ENGINEERING :-

• Strength of Material by Gere & Timoshenko
• Concrete Technology by MS Shetty
• R C C (9WSM) by Shyal & Goyal
• Solid Mechanics by K R Arora
• Fluid Mechanics by Modi & Seth
• Irrigation Engineering by S K Garg
• Engineering Hydrology by K Subramanya

> CHEMISTRY :-

• Principals of Physical Chemistry by Puri, Sharma & Pathava
• Photo Chemistry by K L Kapoor
• A Guide to Mechanics in Organics Chemistry by Pater Sykes
• Atomic Structure by Puri, Sharma & Pathava

> BOTANY :-

• Embryology by Bhojwani & Bhartnagar
• Plant Anatomy by Esau
• Cell Biology by De Robertis & Ambrose
• Genetics by Stick Berger

> GENERAL STUDIES :-

• Modern India by Bipin Chandra
• History of Modern India by Raghavan Aiyer
• Social Problem by Ram Ahuja
• Indian Constitution by D D Basu
• Statistical Methods by S C Gupta

>> For further details regarding IAS Examination and to get the study materials, you can refer to the official website of UPSC i.e. www.upsc.gov.in
2nd September 2012 07:03 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

respected sir i am a BHMS student want to give MPSC AND UPSC exams please guide me for optional subjects,books,syllabes and pattern of both exams
15th July 2012 03:19 PM
Unregistered
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hi.... i am sahithya and present studing inter 1st yr and i want to become ias. so please advise me how to reach my goal
8th July 2012 11:56 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

Plz suggest me best books n authors recommended by topper in ias. plz tel me nice website for papers,test n question bank for csat.my email address is [email protected]
2nd July 2012 08:55 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

sir, being an engineering student what would be the best way to prepare for ias as i am very much headstrong regarding this
28th June 2012 10:21 AM
roknits
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

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sir,
I am a student of b.tech. third year and i am willing to prepare for IAS examination,so can you please help me out by telling me about the study material(books and other sources) for IAS pre and mains individually.
hello!!


----------books recommended for IAS Pre exam preparation--------



IAS PRE: Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency

by Upscportal




UPSC IAS PRE: English Grammar and Usage

by Upscportal




UPSC IAS PRE: Indian Polity for Civil Services Preliminary Examination, CSAT

by Sachchida Nand Jha




IAS Pre Hal Prashan Patra Samanya Adhyayan: CSAT 2011 (Paper - 1) (Hindi)

by Expert Compilations




UPSC Portal Current Affairs For IAS (PRE) 2012

by S. A. Majid



UPSC Portal: Current Affairs For IAS (PRE) 2011 (Part-II)

by Sachchida Nand Jha


for mains and all see the attachment below which contains all the books recommended for preparation from class 5 to upto graduation for IAS.....

hope this helped you............

with regards
roknits
27th June 2012 09:31 PM
cenahlr
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

hi,
BEST BOOKS FOR IAS EXAM:-




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27th June 2012 05:27 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

hello sir
my self dileswar i am complete my 2/ 3 distance education from IGNOU sir please say i have apply IAS exam or not
7th June 2012 08:57 PM
shalaka 19
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

sir,
I am ELECTRICAL ENGG. and i am willing to prepare for IAS examination,so can you please help me out by telling me about the study material(books and other sources) for IAS pre and mains individually.[my email id is [email protected]]
1st June 2012 08:17 PM
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Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

sir im a student of B.A 1st yr i suppose to try in IAS...can you give me suggestion how to use our daily routine.....to top in ias....you can send me at [email protected]
from-deepa
1st June 2012 05:41 PM
Unregistered
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Should we choose commerce to become IAS ?
16th May 2012 11:37 AM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

sir i am student of bsc i want to know about the IAS pre study metarils
7th May 2012 12:47 AM
Unregistered
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what percentage one need at graduate level so that one can be eligible for civil services examination
3rd May 2012 04:55 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

hi ..................i am prudhvi completed b.tech final year....... i want to prepare ias ...... i want to take history is one optional subject,,,,,,,,please help me to take other one
23rd April 2012 04:19 PM
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good noon sir . i am now in 1st yr in homeopathy college . i want to start to prepare for preliminary exam . i am very much confused regarding the selection of subjects and which books i should refer . and from where i can get the books for starting my studies .please help me sir.minal solanki.
23rd April 2012 03:53 PM
Unregistered
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sir......... im dng my 3rd yr mbbs.pls let me know which books will be best for both prelims and mains????i want subject author names who are the best.
19th March 2012 08:14 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

sir only 2 months r left 4 prelims.......... i will give exm definitely n want to clear it my 1st attempt....suggest me how should i prepare within short span of time...................
PRERNA SHARMA , mba student
13th March 2012 06:48 PM
masuka123
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

hii

procedure to become IAS Officer after completing Automobile Engineering
Date of Notification - 19/Feb/2011
Last Date for Receipt of Applications - 21/Mar/2011

Date of Exam - 12/June/2011.


So, if you are interested to apply for civil services examination, then please apply for this exams before 21st/March/2011.

After completing this dates, You can not apply for IAS 2011 Examinations.


Eligibility Criteria For IAS

(i) Age limits :

21-30 years as on 1.7.2011. (Upper age limit relaxable for SCs/STs, OBCs)
(ii) Educational Qualifications :

Bachelor’s degree of a recognised university with at least one of the subjects namely Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science, Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physcs, Statistics and Zoology or a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Forestry or in Enginerring or an equivalent qualification (Para 3(iii) of Notice).

(iii) No. of permissible attempts :

Four (Seven attemps of OBCs and no limit for SCs/STs (Para 3 (iv) of Notice)

(iv) Fee :

Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred only)
(No fee for SCs/STs/Physically disabled only)

all the best--
12th March 2012 07:31 PM
Unregistered
Re: Which books to refer for preparation for IAS prelims and Mains exam?

I am B.E students in electronic and communication students in last year. Sir which subject choose for ias. Optional subject
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