1. Tamil Nadu State Board books are considered to be the primary source of TNPSC Exam preparation. They are the souce for question paper setting team too. So you should go back to your school days and study the following school text books.
- Mathematics Books - 6th to 10th Std
- Science Books - 6th to 10th Std (Additional 11th,12th - Botany and Zoology, if time permists)
- Social Science Books - 6th to 10th Std
- Polity - 11th,12th Political Science
- Economy - 11th,12th Economics Books
- Geography -11th,12th Geography Books
- Indian Culture - 12th Indian Culture Book
2. History - Refer the given below two books for preparation of History related information.
- Prof.J.Dharmarajan's Tamilnadu History
- K.Venkadesan. India Freedom Struggle
3. Indian Polity - Refer the given below book for preparation of Indian Polity.
- Lakshi Kanth - Indian Polity
- Pratiyogita Darban's Indian Economy & Ramesh Singh's Book
- Oxford School Atlas
- Spectrum Publication -Indian Geography
- தமிழ் இலக்கிய தகவல் களஞ்கியம் - தேவிரா
- தமிழ் இலக்கிய வரலாறு - மு . வரதராஜன்
7. Current Affairs- Refer the given below books for preparation of Current Affairs.
- The Hindu, Dinamani,
- Competitive Success Review/Civil Service Chronicle/Competition Wizard/Shankar IAS Acadamy's Civilpedia(any one of these magazine)
- Science & Tech by Spectrum Publications
- Objective General English by R.S. Agarwal
- A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Agarwal
- Quantitative Aptitude by R.S.Agarwal
- Objective Arithmetic - R. S. Agarwal