Indian Polity for Civil Services Exam (NEW)

ISBN1:  9789352603633
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McGraw Hill is proud to present the fifth edition of Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth. The book itself needs no introduction. It is one of the most popular and comprehensive books on the subject and has been a consistent bestseller for many years. It has become a must-read book for aspirants appearing in various competitive examinations, especially the civil services examinations. The wide range and scope of issues that it covers also makes it valuable to postgraduates, research scholars, academics and general readers who are interested in the country’s political, civil and constitutional issues. This new, fifth edition, has seven new chapters added, along with four new appendices. The extant chapters have been completely revised and updated with recent developments.



  • 76 chapters and 18 appendices covering the entire Indian political and constitutional spectrum
  • Of the chapters, seven are brand new additions in this edition, with four new appendices 
  • Separate sections on non-constitutional bodies of India
  • Invaluable reference for students of Law, Political Science and Public Administration
  • UPSC questions on Indian Polity for Preliminary and Main Examinations
  • Practice questions on Indian Polity for Preliminary and Main Examinations
  • All existing chapters and appendices updated with additional information  
  • Written in an extremely  lucid language which is easy to grasp



  • Part-I Constitutional Framework
  • Part-II System of Government
  • Part-III Central Government
  • Part-IV State Government
  • Part-V Local Government
  • Part-VI Union Territories and Special Areas
  • Part-VII Constitutional Bodies
  • Part-VIII Non-Constitutional Bodies
  • Part-IX Other Constitutional Dimensions
  • Part-X Political Dynamics
  • Part-XI Working of the Constitution




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