Important Books for Geology Optional for UPSC IAS Mains

UPSC Geology Study Material

Books for Geology optional for UPSC IAS Mains

  • Advancing Frontiers in Geology and Geophysics : A Volume in Honour of M.S. Krishnan- A P Subramaniam & S. Balakrishnan
  • Ananda K. Coomaraswamy Writings on Geology and Mineralogy : Scientific Papers and Comments- Ranganathan, A. & Rao, K. Srinivasa (Eds.)
  • Concise Glossary of Geology- Mathur, S.M.
  • Deccan Traverses : The Making of Bangalore’s Terrain-Mathur, Anuradha & Cunha, Dilip Da
  • Delta Sedimentation: East Coast of India- Singh, I.B. & Swamy, A.S.R.
  • Dimensions of Himalayan Geology- Biyani, A.K.
  • Early Man in Eastern Himalayas : North-East India and Nepal- Sharma, A. K.
  • Earthquake Disaster Reduction : Masonry Buildings, Design and Construction- Arya, Anand S.
  • Encyclopaedia of Fish and Fisheries- Anand, Vishal
  • Encyclopaedia of Geo-Informatics : Incorporating GIS and Remote Sensing, 5 Vols.- Trivedi, Priya Ranjan et al.
  • Encyclopaedia of Geology- Yadgiri, Vaishali
  • Encyclopaedia of Paleontology- Sharma, Vivek
  • Foreland Sedimentation in Himalayan Tectonic Regime : A Relook at the Orogenic Process- V. Raiverman
  • Geologic Settings and Petroleum Systems of India’s East Coast Offshore Basins : Concepts and Applications- Ravi,Bastia
  • Geological Maps- D.K. Awasthi
  • Geology and Evolution of the Indian Plate (from Hadean to Holocene – 4Ga to 4 Ka)- Naqvi, S.M.
  • Glossary of Structural Geology and Tectonics- P.S. Saklani 6. Wild India : The wildlife and landscapes of India- Guy Mountfort & Hashim Tyabji
  • Himalaya : Geological Aspect, Vol. 5-P.S. Saklani (Ed.)
  • Himalaya : Geological Aspects, Vol. 1 & 2 – P.S. Saklani
  • Himalaya : Geological Aspects, Vol. 3- Saklani, P.S. (Ed.)
  • Himalaya : Geological Aspects, Vol. 4 / Saklani, P.S. (Ed.)
  • History and Culture of the Himalaya, 3 Vols- Gulia, K. S
  • Hydrocarbon Potential and Exploration Strategy of Cauvery Basin, India- J.N. Sahu
  • Inland Fisheries : Ecology and Management- Welcomme, R. L
  • Marine Geology : A Scenario Around Indian Coasts- T.K. Mallik
  • Metallogenesis of Manganese Ores of Srikakulam-Visakhapatnam Belt- Siddiquie, F.N.
  • Mine Closure- Naresh Chandra Saxena
  • Mineral Exploration : Recent Strategies- S. Rajendran et al.
  • Poisonous Snakes- F. Wall
  • Remote Sensing and GIS for Natural Resource Management-Bir Abhimanyu Kumar
  • Remote Sensing in Geomorphology- Ramasamy, S.M.
  • Soil Chemistry : Basic Concepts- G. Byju
  • The Evolution and Classification of Soils-Ramanan, E. & Whittles, C.L. (Tr.)
  • The Ice Age in the Indian Subcontinent and Associated Human Culture-Terra, H. De. & Paterson, T.T.

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