Political Science is considered as the backbone of all the competitive exams held in India. UGC receives application for the NET/JRF in this subject. If any aspirant of the UGC/NET Exam wants to crack this exam then he/she has to read good books. Read this article to know the name of best books of Political Science for the UGC/NET Exam.
There are a lot of students get qualify in the UGC/NET exam taken by the NTA but there are very few qualify for the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in the political science subject. So to crack the JRF in the Political science, students need to study with the help of best books.
Here is a list best books of Political Science for the preparation of the UGC/NET Exam.
Let’s have a detail of these books;
1. Indian Polity by M. Laxmikant
If I say that nobody can crack UGC-NET exam without studying the book of M. Laxmikant then it won’t be hyperbole. This book is found on the table of every aspirant of IAS/PSC/UGC-NET. So this particular book is considered as the Gita of Political Science. Every candidate must read this many times to ensure success in the exams.
The biggest strength of this book is authenticity of the content and conciseness of the topic. This book is very essential for the paper 1 and 2 for the UGC-NET.
Indian Polity by M. Laxmikant is one of the most popular and comprehensive books on the subject and has been a consistent bestseller from many years.
2. A Dictionary of Public Administration by Vikram Singh
This is the new style of book writing. This book or dictionary covers the terms, concepts, theories and paradigms of public administration. Each tough term is defined and explained concisely and clearly.
This dictionary defines the terms related to sub field of public administration like administrative law and public policy, administrative theory, financial administration and personnel administration. This book is helpful in removing the fear of jargons of Polity or public administration.
This book comprises the entire syllabus of Indian administration. The writer has added new chapters on Planning and Audit. So this is one of the best books for the preparation of the UGC – NET Exam.
3. Our Constitution by Subhash C. Kashyap
Subhash C. Kashyap is popular as the most intelligent scholar of the Indian Constitution.
The book, ‘Our Constitution’ written by the Subhash C. Kashyap is a ideal book for the introduction of the Indian Constitution. The easy language and writing method of this book will clear all the doubt of the readers related to Indian Constitution.
4. UGC NET/JRF/SET Political Science (Paper II) by Ashutosh Rai
Upkar Publication publishes special books for special exams. So this publication house has published this book for the preparation of the UGC/NET Exam. This book covers the full syllabus of UGC/NET.
Salient features of the Book are;
i. Chapter wise content
ii. Short notes at the end of each chapter
iii. Model question papers for the revision of the students
Iv. Previous year question papers of UGC/NET
5. Indian Polity by Spectrum
Another good book on Political Science belongs to Spectrum publication. The first publication of this book was released in 2013 and 6th edition was published in 2018. This book covers the recent reports of law commission and discusses various issues pertaining to the working of the Indian Constitution.
Overall this book is helpful in widening the understanding of political issues of an aspirant. I hope that after reading this book the UGC-NET aspirants would be able to solve good questions in the paper i and ii.
6. UGC/NET Political Science by Rukmini Bhattacharjee
Good books ease the work of aspirants; so if you prepare for UGC-NET with the help of good books you can crack this exam very easily. In this direction a good book is written by the Rukmini Bhattacharjee published by the Arihant Publication.
This book is not only useful for UGC-NET Exam but also for other competitive exams.
The salient features of this book are;
i. Complete detailed study material as per the UGC-NET syllabus
ii. Practice material for UGC-NET exam
iii.5500 Chapter wise MCQs
iv. Previous Years’ Questions papers
v. Model question papers
|1. Indian Polity||M. Laxmikant|
|2. A Dictionary of Public Administration||Vikram Singh|
|3. Our Constitution||Subhash C. Kashyap|
|4. UGC NET/JRF/SET Political Science (Paper II)||Ashutosh Rai|
|5. Indian Polity||Spectrum Publication|
|6. UGC Net Political Science||Rukmini Bhattacharjee|