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Books to refer for Indian Economics Service IES

What are books for Indian economic services? ?

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has been conducting Indian Economic Service Exams annually. Indian Economic Service is the administrative inter-ministerial civil service under Group A of the Central Civil Services of the executive branch of the Government of India. Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts a written exam and the candidates qualifying exam are then required to give the interview round. Post qualifying all the exams and interview, all those who successfully clear these rounds will be eligible for appointment depending upon number of vacancies.

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The role of the service can be generally classified in terms of economic advice, economic administration, execution of development policy and programs, along with others roles like price fixation, regulation, economic reforms, as well as monitoring and evaluation.

Many aspirants want to know different books that they can refer for their preparation:-

Books to refer for Indian Economic Service


Hal Varian


H.L. Ahuja


Dornbusch and Fisher


SC Gupta

J. Devore


Knut Sydsæter

C. Chiang

International Economics


Public Economics


Development Economics

Todaro and Smith

Indian Economy

Uma Kapila

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Points to remember

  • Covering the syllabus is one thing but you need to revision as well and try to do as many as possible revisions.

  • Practice Past Years

  • Be thorough with the Economic Survey

Indian Economic Service 2022 / IES 2022

As per the latest UPSC calendar, the online application form commences from April 6, 2022 with the last date to apply for the exam is Apr 26, 2022. To apply for the post of IES ISS 2022, candidates need to apply online on the official website of UPSC.

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