What is a suggested booklist for the BPSC Prelims and Mains for an English medium student?


Here is a booklist for the BPSC (Bihar Public Service Commission) Prelims and Mains exams for an English medium students.

Here you go :

For BPSC Prelims:

General Studies : NCERT books (Class 6 to 12) for history, geography, economics, and polity)

Lucent’s General Knowledge,


Bihar-specific current affairs books or magazines(for example Imtiaz Ahmad : Bihar ek parichay & Bihar samagra)


Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal.

Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Aggarwal.

Previous years question papers


For BPSC Mains:

General Hindi :

Samanya Hindi by Lucent’s Publication,

Previous year question papers.


General Studies Paper 1

Bihar-specific history and culture books,


India’s Struggle for Independence by Bipin Chandra,


Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh,


Indian Polity by M. Laxmikanth,


General Studies Paper 2

Bihar-specific geography books,


Current Affairs magazines,

India Year Book by the Government of India,


Optional Subject

Choose an optional subject you are comfortable with. Popular options include History, Geography, Sociology, Public Administration, and Psychology. Get specific books for your chosen optional subject.

Essay Writing : Read newspapers and practice essay writing on current topics

Book on essay writing techniques.


Bihar Specialized Material :

Bihar-specific books and materials for history, geography, culture, and current affairs.

Remember to supplement your preparation with regular practice, mock tests, and previous year question papers. Additionally, stay updated with current affairs through newspapers and online sources. This list is a starting point, and you may need to adjust it based on your strengths and weaknesses in different subjects.

There are some YouTube channels also avail

able you can add them as per your choice.