The National Council of Educational Research and Training(NCERT)  is an autonomous organisation of the Government of India that was established on 1 September 1961 as a literary, scientific and charitable Society under the Societies’ Registration Act.

The major objectives of NCERT and its constituent units are to: undertake, promote and coordinate research in areas related to school education; prepare and publish model textbooks, supplementary material, newsletters, journals and develops educational kits, multimedia digital materials, etc. organise pre-service and in-service training of teachers; develop and disseminate innovative educational techniques and practices;collaborate and network with state educational departments, universities, NGOs and other educational institutions; act as a clearing house for ideas and information in matters related to school education; and act as a nodal agency for achieving the goals of Universalisation of Elementary Education. In addition to research, development, training, extension, publication and dissemination activities, NCERT is an implementation agency for bilateral cultural exchange programmes with other countries in the field of school education.

Reading NCERT Textbooks is essential for your competitive exam and if you have a question on your mind or are confused about which NCERT books to study for exam, then here is the solution to your doubts and confusion on which books to refer. Ideally, you should work your way through all related books from class 6 to class 12. But even in these books, some topics are more important than the others, so here’s the list of all important NCERT Books.

NCERT books for all subjects in PDF format to download classwise.