Important books for Physics optional for UPSC IAS Mains

Books for Physics optional for UPSC IAS Mains

  • A Dictionary of Physics – Goldstein
  • A Textbook of Sound – Khanna & Bedi
  • Advanced Level Physics – Nelkon & Parker
  • Any fundamental book on electrical engineering like B.L Theraja (Vol 1) or Vincent Del Toro
  • Atomic & Molecular Spectra -Rajkumar
  • Atomic Physics – J. B. Rajan
  • Classical Mechanism -Gupta, Kumar & Sharma – Takewale & Puranik -H.Goldstein
  • Concept of Modern Physics – Arthur Beiser
  • Electricity & Magnetism: D.C. TAyal, B.S. Agarwal, Griffith
  • Electronics – Millman & Halkias, S. Ramnam, Ryder or Bolstead, Malvina
  • Electronics -Allen Mottershead
  • EM Theory -Chopra&Agarwal/Satya Prakash
  • Fundamental of Magnetism electricity – B.N. Basudeva
  • Introduction of Electrodynamics – David Griffiths
  • Mechanics – D.S. Mathur, B.S. Agarwal
  • Mechanics – Kleppner & Kolenkow -D.S. Mathur
  • Modern Physics – A Beiser (Concepts of modern physics), S.L. Gupta, B.S. Agarwal, J.B. Rajan
  • Nuclear Physics – D.C. Tayal
  • Nuclear Physics -S.B Patel
  • Optics – Brijlal & Subramanyam, B.S. Agarwal, Ajoy & Ghatak
  • Optics-Ajoy Ghatak-B.S. Agarwal
  • Physics Vol I&II by David Halliday and Resnick
  • Properties of Matter – B. Aggarwal
  • Quantum Mechanics – A Ghatak
  • Quantum Mechanics -Ghatak & Lokanathan
  • Quantum Physics- Resnick & Eisberg
  • Solid State Physics -Kittel
  • Special Relativity-R.Resnick -Gupta & Goyal
  • Statistical Physics -B.B laud
  • Thermal Physics – P.K Chakraborty – Satya Prakash, Singhal & Agarwal
  • Thermal Physics – Singal, Agarwal & Prakash, B.S. Agarwal, Shah & Srivastava
  • University Physics – Zemansky
  • Wave/Spl.Relatively – D.S. Mathur/Kleppner Kolenkow
  • Waves and Oscillations – Brijlal & Subramanyam, B.S. Agarwal

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