TNPSC Complete Book List For all Exams Group 1, 2, 4, VAO, Engineering Services and others:

We have tried to compile all the essential books for the TNPSC Exams like Group 1, Group 2 (Interview Posts), Group 2 (Non-Interview Posts), Group 4, VAO Exam, Engineering Services for the General Studies Section and aptitude section.
Before discussing about the list of books for General Studies, it will good to know the importance of Current Affairs section in TNPSC Exams. Because nowadays TNPSC Question papers are having more number of current affairs question, nearly 10 to 20 based on the number of GS Questions. For example the number of Current affairs questions in group 1 would be more when compared with other exams as it is having 150 GS questions.
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Current Affairs

The Hindu - Newspaper
Sections - National, Economics, International Affairs, Polity related news(like Acts, New Schemes), Environment, Science, Personalities, Important appointments, Sports, Books
A Good magazine which suits you. [It helps you to go through the missed topics]

Indian Polity - by M Laxmikanth
[Option 1] 6th to 12th Samacheer Kalvi Books
[Option 2] 12th NCERT Old Books - Modern India, Medieval India and Ancient India or
[Option 3] 12th NCERT THEMEs in Indian History 1,2,3 - Available Online for Free

Atlas [Any one]
[Option 1] The Oxford School Atlas for India
[Option 2] The Orient BlackSwan School Atlas
[Option 1] 6th to 12th Samacheer Kalvi Books
Extra: 11th NCERT Books Fundamentals of Physical Geography.
Extra: 11th NCERT Books Indian Physical Geography Environment.

[Option 1] 6th to 12th Samacheer Kalvi Books
Indian Economy - by Ramesh Singh
[Option 1] Tamil Nadu Samacheer kalvi Books 6th - 10th (Most Prefered for TNPSC Exams)
[Option 2] NCERTs (Prefered for All other exams)

For Basics: 6th to 10th Samacheer kalvi Textbooks (Read related Topics alone) Download it via Online for Free
For Practise and to cover all remaining topics
For Quantitative Aptitude:
Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT - Arihant Publications or
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic - Arihant Publications (Useful if you are preparing for SSC Exam)

For Reasoning
A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning