New Delhi: Oxford University Press (OUP), the world’s largest university press, has introduced new book titles for aspirants for UPSC Civil Services Exam preparation. The three new titles that have been released are – Indian Art and Culture, Question Bank on Indian Economy and Question Bank on Environment and Ecology. The press will also be releasing other books in this segment soon. Oxford University Press has also been publishing books for other exam preparation segments such as NTA UGC NET, CTET and IELTS, where the book titles on UGC NET have been among Amazon’s bestsellers since the time of their release.
Indian Art and Culture is an indispensable companion for the aspirants of civil services and other competitive examinations held in India. The book discusses the concepts, features, historical background, technical aspects, and progress of the diﬀerent dimensions of Indian art and culture required for the UPSC Civil Services Examination. It presents a comprehensive yet crisp coverage of the entire gamut of Indian art and culture comprising architecture, sculpture, paintings, music, dance, drama, martial arts, puppetry, coinage, seals, etc.
The book provides a holistic overview of each dimension of Indian art, culture, and heritage comprising clear and simple explanations which will help students in scoring better marks. The text is presented in bullet format for easy retention for students. With over 250 images in the book associated with important topics, Indian Art and Culture has 5 free online mock tests on the subject, free video lectures with each chapter, previous year’s prelims and main questions and an option for teacher support.
Question Bank on Indian Economy is a compendium of practice questions designed to enable the aspirants of the UPSC Civil Services and State Public Service Commission examinations to crack the tricky MCQs of the real exam.
The book incorporates thousands of high quality questions of varied diﬃculty levels based on diﬀerent aspects of the Indian economy. The questions have been categorized topic-wise and 18 main topics have been divided into 18 chapters with each chapter containing several sub-topics related to the main topic. Some of the topics covered are economics as a discipline, growth, development, and happiness, evolution of the Indian economy, economic planning, planning in India, and economic reforms. The book also contains detailed solutions at the end of each chapter to provide students with not just the in-depth answer of a particular question but also with the additional information necessary to write better answers.
The book contains 2200+ practice questions with detailed explanations and provides separate answer key at the end of each chapter for better practice. It comprises 40 years’ previous year questions from 1979-2019 with answer key along with oﬀering additional 500 questions for practice in the form of free online mock tests.
Question Bank on Environment and Ecology is a newly released title that comprises practice questions designed to enable aspirants of the UPSC Civil Services and State Public Service Commission examinations to solve the MCQs of the real exam. The book comprises hundreds of high quality questions of varied difficulty levels based on different aspects of environment and ecology.