Read this article to know about 8 important books which are very useful for UPSC Aspirants!
1.Minimum Age for IAS Officers: WHAT SHOULD BE THE MINIMUM AGE FOR IAS OFFICERS?
This book was written by Sunil Patel and He Questions, Is only 10-15 years reading academic books make them eligible for lifting the biggest responsibilities? What contribution they did to their family, society, and country so as they can rule the country. The minimum age should 28-30 years. Why only graduation, why the other co-curricular activities, achievements, Scouts/Guides, NCC, NSS, Sports, arts and National/ International merits should not be considered.
2. The Steel Frame A History of the IAS
This book was written by Deepak Gupta, He was Chairman of UPSC from November 2014 to September 2016, and this is the awesome book, every UPSC Aspirant must read this book.
3. Why I am not a Civil Servant
This book was written by Ajay Singh Yadav, it has very good reviews like the reality of Indian civil services, one of the best books by a former IAS officer. Must read for all to get a glimpse of reality.
Not Just A Civil Servant drafts the journey of Anil Swarup, a civil servant who survived despite being politically incorrect, and this book is good to read for all, whether you are in or outside of civil services
5. Bureaucracy Gets Crazier: IAS Unmasked
This book was written by Maharaj Krishen Kaw and He joined the IAS in 1964 and was allotted to the Himachal Pradesh cadre, Language is quite tough but the book is very helpful in understanding the maze of Indian bureaucracy.
6. The Honest Always Stand Alone
This book was written by CG Somiah was the Comptroller and Auditor General of India from 1990 to 1996. An excellent book describing the righteousness and honesty of a civil servant, it’s worth to read this book.
7. And What Remains in the End: The Memoirs of an Unrepentant Civil Servant
This book was written by A career civil servant, Robin Gupta has had the unique distinction of serving in four Indian provinces Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, and Punjab apart from a long period of deputation with the Central Government and this book talks about interesting insights of the life of an IAS officer.
8. The Insider’s View: Memoirs of a Public Servant
This book was written by Javid Chowdhury shares his varied experiences over four decades in the IAS