MPSC Book List English Medium

MPSC Book List English Medium

Candidates looking for MPSC books for English medium will find here a list of these books which are useful for MPSC preparation.

Online preparation for MPSC is possible as most resources are available online. However, candidates who plan to take the exam in English will have some difficulty as books specific to Maharashtra state are available mostly in Marathi.

List of books for MPSC Prelim

Paper I

1) State Government textbooks from 8th standard to 11th standard on Polity, History, Geography, Science, and Civics

2) Manual for Prelims by Tata Mcgrewhill

3) Lokrajya Magazine (English version)

4) Daily newspapers – Loksatta and Indian Express

5) Yojana Magazine

6) Indian Economy – Datta & Sundaram (topics in the syllabus)

7) Polity – Laxmikant

8) Pratiyogita Darpan special issue on Economics

9) Past question papers for practice

Paper II

1) Tata Mcgrewhill Manual for G.S. Prelims (TMH Guide CSAT)

2) Quantitative Aptitude – R.S.Agarwal

3) Objective English – R.S.Agarwal

4) Logical Reasoning – Verbal & Non-verbal – R.S.Agarwal 5) Quantitative Reasoning – R.S.Agarwal

6) Notes of TIMES for MBA CET

7) Person CSAT manual (For practicing questions)

8) CSAT by Bhushan Dhut by Nirali Prakashan

List of books for MPSC Main

General Studies I

History & Geography

1) State government books in English for 9th to 11th Standard for both History and Geography

2) A new look at Modern Indian History – Grower & Grower (S.Chand)

3) Social Reformers of Maharashtra – Y.D. Phadke

4) NCERT XI & XII Books on Geography 5) Environment studies from IGNOU notes

General Studies II

Indian Constitution, Indian Polity and Law

1) Our Constitution – Subhas Kasyap

2) Our Parliament – Subhas Kasyap

3) Bare Act – P.M.Bakshi

4) Indian Polity – Laxmikant

5) Indian Polity – Special Issue on Polity

General Studies III

Human Resource Development and Human Rights

1) Human Resource section from – Indian Economy Dutta & Sundaram

2) Human Rights – Course notes of IGNOU

3) Relevant chapters from India Year Book

General Studies IV

Economy and Science & Technology

1) Indian Economy – Ramesh Singh

2) Economic Survey and Budget of the Maharashtra state (available in English)

3) India Year Book (Related Chapters)

4) Yojana Magazine

5) Science & Technology for mains – Spectrum

The best books especially for preparing Maharashtra state-related topics/questions in the MPSC exam are:

Book TitleAuthor/Publication
History of Modern MaharashtraVidyula Mhaisekar
Geography of MaharashtraNirali Publication
Panchayat RajKishor Lavate
Deepstambh Spardha Pariksha Arthashastra 1Dr. Kiran J Desale
MPSC CSAT SimplifiedDhyandeep Publication
Fundamental of Agriculture Volume 1Arun Katyayan (Kushal Publication)

More links :

Read: MPSC Topper Parvanee Patil MPSC Book List
Read: MPSC Question Paper [All]


Is Marathi compulsory for the MPSC exam?

Yes, the Marathi language is compulsory for the MPSC exam.

Can we give MPSC interview in English?

Yes, basically MPSC exams are conducted in both languages in Marathi as well as in English. But when you will qualify for the main examination then there will be a compulsory paper in the Marathi Language which includes a test in Grammar and Comprehension.

Which is the highest post in MPSC?

A few of the important posts for which candidates are recruited through the MPSC exam are:
• Deputy Collector (Group A)
• Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) (Group A)

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