The Civil Services Examination is basically based on the British period Imperial Civil Service tests, as well as the civil service tests conducted by old Indian empires such as the Maurya Empire and Mughal empire. It is considered to be the most difficult competitive examination in India. A single attempt takes two complete years of preparation – one year before the prelims and one year from prelims to interview. In total, one sits in actual exam for 32 hours from prelims till interview. There are several books available in market, Indian Polity is one of this, ICS aspirants may go for this book.
The book “Indian Polity”, 6th edition is a must-read for the aspirants appearing for the Civil Services Examinations as well as the other state Services Examinations.
It is conceived to cater to the requirements of not just students appearing for competitive examinations but also postgraduates, research scholars, academics and General readers who are interested in the country political, Civil and constitutional issues. The extant chapters have been thoroughly revised and updated as per the recent developments.