Important books for Geography optional for UPSC IAS Mains

Booklist for Geography UPSC mains optional/Best book for UPSC Geography optional:

Books for Geography Paper I

  • A Geography by Population – R.C. Chandna
  • Agricultural Geography – Majid Husain
  • Climatology – D.S.Lal
  • Economic and Social Geography – Made Simple by Rupa Publisher
  • Economic Geography- Hartshorn & Alexander
  • Environmental Awareness – R.C.Chandna
  • Environmental Geography – Savindra Singh
  • Environmental Geography -Saxena
  • General Climatology -Critchfield
  • Geomorphology – Savindra Singh
  • Human Geography -Majid Husain
  • Oceanography- Sharma & Vatal, NCERT
  • Evolution of Geographic Thought-Majid Husain
  • Physical Geography – Made Simple, Rupa Publisher
  • Physical Geography – Savindra Singh
  • Physical Geography -Strahler & Strahler
  • Physical Geography in Diagrams -Bunnett
  • Political Geography -R.D.Dixit
  • Principles of Geomorphology-W.D. Thornbury
  • Regional Planning: Regional Planning – Chand & Puri
  • Urbanization & Urban Systems in India- Ramachandran

Books for Geography Paper II

  • A Geography of India -Gopal Singh
  • Agriculture Geography – Majid Husain
  • Certificate Physical and Human Geography – Goh Cheng Leong
  • Economic and Commercial Geography of India – C.B. Mamoria
  • Economic and Commercial Geography of India – Sharma & Coutinho
  • Economical and Commercial Geography -Sharma & Coutinho
  • Economical and Commercial Geography of India – C.B. Mamoria
  • Environmental Awareness – R.C.Chandna
  • Environmental Geography – Savinder Singh
  • Environmental Geography – Saxena
  • Geography of India – Majid Husain
  • Geography of Population- R.C.Chandna
  • Hindu’s Survey on Agriculture.
  • Human Geography – Majid Husain
  • India disasters – Report
  • Indian Economy by Dutt and Sundaram
  • Oxford School Atlas – Oxford
  • Political Aspects: Modern Political Geography of India – B.L. Sukhwal.
  • Regional Planning and Development -Chand and Puri
  • Urbanization and Urban Systems in India -Ramachandran
  • Environmental Awareness – R.C.Chandna
  • Environmental Geography – Saxena

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