8 Best Books of Economics for the Preparation of the UGC-NET
University Grant Commission (UGC) conducts UGC-NET exam for two times in a year for the recruitment of the Assistant professors and Lecturers in the various universities and degree colleges. This article covers the best books for the preparation of the UGC-NET Economics exam.
Books are the best teachers and friends as well. Books play the same role as the weapons in the war. If you have good books you can crack any exam with the help of a little guidance. So read this article to know best books for the preparation of the UGC-NET Economics exam.
There are 10 units in the current syllabus of UGC-NET for economics subject. The syllabus of economics has been changed since June 2019 UGC- NET Exam and total syllabus is divided into 10 units. So now the questions will be asked from all the units. These units are;
Unit-1 : Micro Economics
Unit-2 : Macro Economics
Unit- 3 : Statistics and Econometrics
Unit-4 : Mathematical Economics
Unit-5 : International Economics
Unit-6 : Public Economics
Unit-7 : Money and Banking
Unit-8 : Growth and Development Economics
Unit-9 : Environmental Economics and Demography
Unit-10 : Indian Economy
Now let us have discussion about these books one by one;
Books for paper one:
UGC-NET/JRF/SLET General Paper-1 Teaching & Research Aptitude
General Paper-1 by the Upkar Prakashan Limited
This book is based on the particular syllabus of the UGC-NET. This book covers the previous year papers 1 in the starting of the book.
This book covers full syllabus of UGC-NET for paper one in a unit wise format. For the convenience of the students the publisher has mentioned that this particular question has been asked in which year. So students need to pay attention on such questions.
Now we will discuss about the paper 3.
The merit of the UGC-NET is made on the basis of third paper only.
1. UGC NET Economics by Sunder Gopal Mishra
If any body want to get qualify in the UGC-NET exam then he/she must do two things one; finish the syllabus of concerned subject and second is to solve the previous year papers.
These two task must be accomplished with the help of goods books because concept clearance is very essential in any exam.
So to provide error free and authentic subject material we have published the names of some good books of economics for UGC-NET exam. first book in this regard is UGC-NET Economics by Sunder Gopal Mishra.
This book has;
i. complete UGC-NET SYLLABUS in separate chapters
ii. MCQs on each chapter for practice
iii. Model Papers based on the latest exam pattern
2. UGC-NET: Economics (Paper-II) Exam Guide by Sanjay Kumar
This book is also a complete package for the preparation of the UGC-NET. This book has up to date syllabus based content and model papers as per the latest trend of the UGC-NET.
For the convenience of the students, this book has previous year papers since 2017.
Main chapter covered in this book are;
National Income Accounting, International Economics, Indian Economy, Development and Planning, Mathematical Economics, Statistical Methods, Public Finance, Multiple Choice Questions and Miscellaneous.
3. Micro Economics: Anna Koutsoyiannis, H.L. Ahuja
The book of Modern Micro Economics by the Anna Koutsoyiannis is the best book of Micro Economics. It’s English language is this much easy that any Hindi medium student can understand it.
The way it explained the topics will encourage the students to understand the topics without the help of teacher. The diagrams used in this are also very clear and helpful.
Another book on the same topic is Micro Economics written by the H.L. Ahuja. This book has explained every topic is a board way.
Its explanation is very simple and the writer has also used mathematical approach to explain a particular topic when it is required.
So these two books are more than enough to solve the questions of UGC/NET and other competitive exams.
4.Macro Economics Analysis by Edward Shapiro, H.L. Ahuja
The topics explained in the Edward Shapiro are very clear and syllabus of UGC is also covered. Reliability of the content is the biggest strength of this book. Although its language is tough a bit.
On the other hand H.L. Ahuja is also one of the best books available in the market on this subject. This book is very useful UGC/NET and other competitive mains as well.
5. Indian Economy by Mishra & Puri
Mishra & Puri is an excellent book for the mains exams like IAS and state PSC. This book has covered all the topic of current issue like Direct Benefit Transfer, Farmers suicide, New Economic Policy of India etc. Aspirants of UGC/NET should also read this book to understand the various aspects of our economy.
6. International Trade by Bo Sodersten
The third edition of this book covers topics like Intra- Industry trade, Foreign Trade Policy, imperfect competition, and the political economy of protection and international Institutions.
The graphs made in this are correct and clear in addition to good explanation of the topics covered inside it.
7. Public Finance- S.K. Singh
This book is written in very simple language.. Every aspirants of the UPPSC prefer to study this book to know the all five plans of India, economic planning of India, and problems and properties of the developed and developing countries.
So aspirants of the UGC/NET can purchase this book to ensure their success in the exam.
8. Statistics and Econometrics by B. L. Agarwal
This book covers almost every topic of the Statistics and Econometrics. It has very good exercise before every chapter so that the students can solve the questions without the help of teacher.
Main topics covers in this book are, Central Tendency, Probability, Normal distribution, Regression, Correlation and Index Number etc.
|1. UGC NET Economics||Sunder Gopal Mishra|
|2. UGC-NET: Economics (Paper II) Exam Guide||Sanjay Kumar|
|3. Micro Economics||Anna Koutsoyiannis|
|4. Macro Economics Analysis||Edward Shapiro|
|4. Indian Economy||Mishra & Puri|
|6. International Trade||Bo Sodersten|
|7. Public Finance||S.K. Singh|
|8. Statistics and Econometrics||B. L. Agarwal|
UGC NET 2019: Best Books for Teaching & Research Aptitude (Paper-1) Recommended by Experts