UPSC Malayalam Optional Books
- All the novels, short stories, poems and biographies prescribed in the syllabus.
- Malayalam magazine such as Bhashaposhini which talks about contemporary issues in the Malayalam Literature world.
- Kairaliyude Kadha – M. Krishna Pillai
- Malayala Sahithya Charithram – Kalaghattangalilude – Erumeli
- Civil Service exam Malayalam Optional paper I – Jobin S Kottaram
- Civil Service exam Malayalam Optional paper II – Jobin S Kottaram, Renu Raj, Aswathy