All in one book for UPSC Mains General Studies (1, 2, 3 & 4)

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All in one book for UPSC Mains General Studies

UPSC Mains syllabus is vast, and it takes time and energy to cover up the entire syllabus with different sources. But for some aspirants, it is a difficult and tiring job to cover up the syllabus with different resources. So we decided to look for the best all in one study materials for Mains General Studies.

The benefit of all in one study materials is that it saves your time and also help in effectively covering up the syllabus. In short, you will develop an overall idea of contents which you need to cover the syllabus.

There are many (all in one) popular books available in the market to cover up the prelims paper 1 & paper 2, so now in this article, we will share books to cover up the UPSC Mains syllabus.

All in one book for UPSC Mains General Studies

IAS Mains General Studies (Paper-1,2,3,4)

Arihant expert has launched four books to cover up the Mains General Studies Syllabus and they are

You can buy these books separately or choose the combo pack, the cost will remain same.


IAS Mains Paper 1 Indian Heritage & Culture History & Geography of the world & Society

The content of the book is very crisp and concise and it has effectively covered the syllabus. The book is divided into five Units namely

  • Indian Heritage and Culture
  • Indian Society
  • Modern Indian History
  • World History
  • India and World Geography

The book has been designed with a special exam-oriented structure in accordance with the UPSC syllabus. The contemporary examples have been discussed with theoretical examples and section wise practice questions and model papers based on the UPSC pattern have been provided in the book.


IAS Mains Paper 2 Governance Constitution, Polity Social Justice & International Relations 

The book has effectively covered up the syllabus, here you will get the summary point of the entire syllabus. It is divided into five units namely

  •  Indian Government and Politics
  • Civil Services
  • Governance
  • Developmental Issues
  • International Relations

The book covers all the relevant topics of Indian Government and Politics including the important features and provisions of the Indian Constitution. Concise matter related to Developmental Issues and Social Issues has been provided at one place. The role of Civil Servants in Democracy has unique coverage with salient features of the Representation of People’s Act. Also, special emphasis has been laid on India and its bilateral relations with other countries.


IAS Mains Paper 3 Technology Economic Development Bio Diversity Environment, Security & Disaster Management 

The book is thoroughly updated with the inclusion of contemporary schemes and government initiatives. The book is divided into 4 units namely 

  • Indian Economy and Agriculture
  • Science and Technology
  • Bio-Diversity, Environment and Disaster Management
  • Internal Security

The book incorporates various aspects of growth &development of Indian Economy, Application of Science and Technology in everyday life, Issues related to IT, Space, Computers, Nanotechnology and Biotechnology, Environmental Issues, Disaster Management, Security and Terrorism. It also covers the relationship between land reforms, agriculture productivity and elimination of poverty. Also, the important issues of conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment and disaster management have been discussed in this book. India’s internal security challenges linked with the border management have been covered in great detail. The book throws light on the relationship between Land Reforms, Agriculture Productivity and Elimination of Poverty. Also, the detailed explanation of issues related to society and women has been provided in the book.


IAS Mains Paper 4 Ethics Integrity & Aptitude

The book is exam-oriented, quotes are used brilliantly best part is that it provides all material at one place along with the solved and unsolved question for practice.

The book has been divided into eight units namely Ethics and Human Interface, Attitude, Aptitude and Foundational Values for Civil Services, Emotional Intelligence, Moral Thinkers and Philosophers from India and World, Public/Civil Service Values and Ethics in Public Administration.

Section wise practice questions have been provided in all the chapters. These questions have been designed on the lines of questions asked in previous years’ IAS Mains General Studies Paper 4.


So above-mentioned books are good to cover up and gain an idea for entire syllabus in short period of time, if time permits you can dig dipper with these individual books.

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