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Best 10 Publishers in India

Date : July 28, 2020

Education is the process of procurement of knowledge and skills. The publisher usually monitors the marketing tasks and advertising of the publication. Most books are published by thousands of smaller book publishers because there are very few large book publishers in India. Many medium and small book publishers specialize in a particular area. The publication is truly difficult. Having finished your book and having it published are incredible moments, but between them, there may be some halts disappointments. Because of this, it is very important that you don’t solely concentrate on publication to the exclusion of everything else. You should not stop writing just because you’re also pursuing publication. If you start writing a new book at the point at which your current book has been accepted by an agent, it’s likely you’ll be able to finish the new book by the time you are published. Continuing writing will give you a whole new book and also the creative outlet to cope with the exhilarating highs and grueling lows of the publication process.

If you take a single thing away from this article, it should be that publishing a book in India is a long march of perseverance rather than a sprint. The authors who succeed are the ones who prepare before setting off and who understand the length of the journey ahead of them. Many authors have to spend a long time stuck within one stage of publication and it is those writers who are tenacious and resilient, will one day hold their own published work in their hands.

Writing a good book is a big achievement. Your book could either turn you into a celebrity and/or millionaire or just gather dust at the bottom shelves of a bookstore. So, to guide you towards this future, here are a few helpful tips to get through the top book publishing companies and get your work published by an Indian book house.

Start by setting daily goals you can accomplish. Once you finally have completed a book, look at your publishing options. Before you officially perpetrate yourself to what could be a literary masterpiece, please keep in mind that getting a book published in India is not easy, especially if you want your book to be published by a major publishing house or a publishing company like Penguin Books or HarperCollins. Be open to disappointments and possible failures. But don't allow those setbacks to hinder you anyway. After all, many famous authors have first experienced dozens of rejections. Who knows, one day you may join the ranks of J.K Rowling, James Patterson, and other accomplished authors.

Indian Publishing Houses are mostly influenced by external publishing companies due to their worldwide presence. The publishers are not only involved in planning, editing, acquisition, but they join in copy editing, copyrighting, designing, art directing, production managing, distributing, selling and promoting etc. Check out the list of top 10 best publishers in India in 2020.

HarperCollins Publishers India

HarperCollins Publishers India is a wholly owned subsidiary of HarperCollins Worldwide and established in India in 1992 completing 25 years in India and almost 200 years globally. It is the world’s largest entertainment to education publisher. Harper Collins is the world's second largest publishing house. It is spread over 18 countries including India. It is a renowned name in this industry. Harper Collins has a strong arm in India. They publish books in several segments such as Autobiography, Business, Biography, Fiction, Crime, Thriller, Mystery, Hindi, Poetry, Politics, Film & Music, Graphic Novel, History, Romance, Self-help, Sport, and Travel. They also have a long-term relationship with booksellers and the marketing department. HarperCollins India has shown phenomenal growth in the last few years publishing fiction, non-fiction and poetry by diverse writers like Nayantara Sahgal, A.P.J Abdul Kalam, Kamala Das, S. Radhakrishnan, Kunal Basu, Tarun Tejpal, Deepak Chopra, Ruchir Joshi, Rana Dasgupta, Kiran Nagarkar, Meghnad Desai, Mukul Deva, Jaishree Mishra and Anita Nair. It has also successfully built a list of talented first-time writers including Karan Bajaj, Jahnvi Achrekar, Amitabh Bagchi, Advaita Kala, Anuja Chauhan, Kishwar Desai, Pallavi Aiyar and Ameen Merchant. It is also the publisher of ‘The White Tiger’ by Aravind Adiga, winner of the Man Booker Prize 2008.

Penguin Random House India

Penguin Books started their journey in India in 1985. It is the largest English language trade cum publisher in the country. Penguin Books India is ranked as the topmost publishing house in India. It is the most professional publishing company along with its variety of books in different sections like business, visual books and children’s books, religion, philosophy, biography, cookery, lifestyle, history, travel, health & fitness, politics, leisure and sports etc. Though English is their main focused language, they publish in Hindi language and the books are accessible in nine other discourses such as Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, and Urdu from local language publishers.  The advantages of this publication business are the affordable price range for the Indian edition in the Indian market. Usually, it is very hard bitten for young writers in India to find a good publishing house, but nowadays we can get the facility of publication from foreign companies due to their huge presence in India.  The list of books by Penguin includes acclaimed titles such as ‘The Inheritance of Loss’ by Kiran Desai and ‘The God of Small Things’ by Arundhati Roy.


The origin of Pearson goes back to 1724 when Thomas Longman founded Longman. It was founded in 1844 by Samuel Pearson as S. Pearson and Son, a small building firm in the North of England. By the 1880s, Pearson was known as one of the world's largest building contractors at a time when the industry-handled development of the transportation, trade and communication links that incited world economies. In the intervening years, they have been doing many different things. Today, they are focused solely on education - a very different company than the one of their founder had envisioned. But his thought of harnessing new technologies, his bravery of vision, and decency to the people and cultures he worked with, are values that still predicate everything they do all these years later. Pearson’s award-winning course materials provide an interactive and engaging learning experience focused on academic achievement. Their bestseller includes books for competitive exams such as UGC, CTET, GPAT, etc. and other textbooks like Organic Chemistry, Quantum Mechanics, etc.

Tata McGraw Hill

Their vision is to unlock the full potential of each learner and to accelerate learning through engaging, intuitive, efficient and effective experiences grounded in research. At McGraw-Hill Education, they believe that their contribution to unhook a brighter future lies within the application of their deep understanding of how learning happens and how the mind develops. It prevails where the science of learning meets the art of teaching.

By partnering with educators around the world, their learning engineers, content developers and pedagogical professionals are developing increasingly open learning ecosystems that are proving to improve pass rates, elevate grades and increase involvement for each individual learner while improving outcomes for all. Take a look at some of their featured books- Power Plant Engineering, Java: The Complete Reference, Financial Management, Theory of Machines, etc. They also publish books of most of the subjects for CBSE boards. It is one of the trusted authority in raising student achievement with comprehensive test-preparation, language instruction, study guides and dictionaries.

Arihant Publications

Arihant Publications was established in the year 1997. It was founded under the leadership of its Founder and Chairperson Mr. Yogesh C. Jain with publishing a set of books for IIT JEE (the most reputed engineering entrance exam of India). The books were conceptualized in a way that no one had thought about. This set of books published by them was the first of its type in which separate textbooks were available for various different topics of Physics, Chemistry and Maths, like Differential Calculus, Electricity and Magnetism, Algebra, Mechanics, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry etc. These books were instantly accepted and became a hit amongst the students and the teachers, from then they have witnessed remarkable growth all through their unparalleled endeavours. Now they have the widest range of study resources for JEE and other engineering entrances, consisting of textbooks, new pattern JEE books, solved papers, DPP (Daily Practice Problems) and mock tests, etc.

After establishing IIT-JEE books, they kept on moving ahead and started to publish for medical entrances and some most prestigious competitive exams like NDA/CDS, GATE, IAS/PCS, CAT/MAT, NET, Bank, SSC, Railways etc., thus making the whole world of competitive and entrance exam ARIHANTified.

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S. Chand Publication

S. Chand Publication is a prestigious brand in the publishing industry. This comes amongst India’s largest publisher group for educational services and higher technology. This prestigious brand ranked 8th in position in the ranking of Indian bestselling publishing houses. They publish the general category books also. Some renowned and famous authors collaborate with this group, such as Manjit Kaur, Arun Wakhlu, P. S. Hemne, O. S. Wakhlu, R. S. Agarwal and others. This house offers state-of-the-art printing and a good quality publishing facility.

The mechanism of education has changed over the years; the end has remained the same -Empowered minds, which can evolve, sustain, empower and fulfil the ever-changing needs of society. It aims at being transparent in its vision, objectives, working and looks forward to honesty, integrity and commitment.  It expects and trains its people to take ownership of responsibilities entrusted. This applies to promote the culture of the organization, professional commitments and achieving organizational goals.

PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

PHI Learning is helping teachers to teach and students to learn. Established in 1963, PHI Learning is one of the leading academic publishers of the country. Under the banner of Eastern Economy Editions, PHI Learning has been the pioneer of low-cost high-quality affordable texts. Its titles encompass a wide range of subjects including humanities, management, engineering, sciences, computer science & information technology, social sciences and books for working professionals. With more than 3000 titles on its list today, PHI has often played a vital role in redesigning and reorienting university syllabi based on its valuable books. PHI Learning endeavour is always to meet the academic demands of students, teachers and professionals, and also strive to develop Indian publishing by promoting authors nationally and globally. Its pool of authors includes eminent academicians from country's premier educational institutions such as IITs, IIMs, and other renowned centers of excellence. The strength of PHI Learning is largely influenced from the strength of its authors. Committed to building up new vistas and new horizons of knowledge, PHI has partnered with Microsoft Learning (a division of Microsoft Corporation) and NIIT to meet the needs of aspirants and IT professionals for a range of imprints on new technologies in the field information technologies. It also brings to the Indian subcontinent most of the valuable books of University Presses of MIT, SUNY, Harvard and The Brookings Institution and books of learned bodies and professional institutions like American Management Association, and an entertainer of other international publishers.

Hachette Publishers India

Hachette Publishers is a huge foreign Publishing House in India. Hachette publishes many fictions, non-fiction and children series which are considered as bestsellers. This traditional publishing house publishes a hand full of books in sectors like IT & Computers, History, Military History, Fashion, Journalism, Language, Law, Literature & Criticism, Medicine, Architecture, Economics, Astrology and so on. A number of famous national and international authors is connected to this publishing house. They have earned an enormous reputation as a leading publishing house in India.

Hachette India commenced operations in 2008 and began its local publishing program in May 2009 with Amit Varma’s ‘My Friend Sancho’, the highest selling fiction debut of the year. This was followed by some other books such as ‘Manjit Kumar’s Quantum’ (shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2009) and ‘Seeds of Terror’ by Gretchen Peters. The Children’s books division got off to a great beginning as well with the bestselling, The Mahatma and the Monkeys. The year that followed saw the publication of several bestselling books titled ‘Turbulence’ by Samit Basu, Third Best by Arjun Rao and a string of non-fiction leads like 24 Akbar Road, The Absent State, The Red Market, Travelling Diva and Diva Green by a celebrity named Chef Ritu Dalmia, Durbar by Tavleen Singh, The Billionaire’s Apprentice by Anita Raghavan and the nation’s first Yearbook and Infopedia for Children. Hachette India publishes general, children’s, literary and commercial fiction, reference books as well as non- fiction, business, popular culture, covering memoirs, self-help, travel, history, lifestyle and sport.

Taxmann Publications Limited

This classy publishing company was established in 1960 by Shri U.K.Bhargava. Taxmann Publications Limited is a reputed publishing company in India. They publish books not only for the students but also for the professionals. This publishing house specializes in tax laws and financial management. They offer an ample range of online materials, journals, print materials and educational collections. Taxmann Publications also maintain an online database to ensure their quality and publication value. Besides publishing books, they also support arts in India. They publish books with web modules. Many famous authors such as Aditya Kumar, R.C Bhatt, Tejpal Sheth, D.C Agarwal, Hariom Jindal, Vinod Kothari, Vishal Thakre, William Statsky, Steve Tammerinj, Surbhi Bansal, Walter Loukota are associated with this popular publication house.

Genius Publication

Genius Publications was established in 2002 and now today they are one of the leading Publishers in the market. Genius Publications is a privately-owned publishing company dedicated to the global propagation of information. They acquire, develop, market, and distribute knowledge by disseminating scholarly and professional materials throughout India. All of the books published by them maintain the highest standards of quality. They recognize that high quality requires dedication and commitment. They work closely with authors and editors to produce the most outstanding work in the fields in which it publishes.

The marketing department actively takes part in developing and implementing innovative sales approach that meets the rapidly changing demands of its user. Genius Publications provides every author with the attention of an editor of the higher calibre. They promise to work with you to make your first book or your tenth book a success! They believe their value is based in the way they effectively serve you. The books they publish is easy to learn, language used is simple, examination oriented and high on matter content. Some of their books are Engineering Mathematics, Computer Programming, Mechanics of Solid, etc.

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S. Chand Publication

I have known to S Chand for like 5 years now. I started reading S Chand books back in 9th class. Bought them as NCERT reference. They really helped me to absorb concept with their illustrative examples. Best NCEERT reference book for students in my opinion.

Alex NIkota


Genius Publication

One of the most trusty worthy publisher in the Indian book market. when I came here for my higher education I was confused as there are thousands out. My faculty suggested me to try Genius publication as they have native English level language in their books. Best publisher in my opinion with some great books to tread.

Nikita Panwar


HarperCollins Publishers India

Books under HarperCollins are superb. Excellent content quality in my opinion. One cant does not go wrong with this publisher. They have a good selection of books. Best among top publishers in India.

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HarperCollins Publishers India

I am a book-o-holic and I live for books HarperCollins Publishers. It is one of best publisher ranked globally for bestsellers title like "where do balloon go". Really love their books!


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