Combined Graduate Level (CGL) examination is conducted by Staff Selection Commission(SSC) every year for recruitment to non-technical Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ non gazetted posts in a range of Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the Government of India. Check All facts of SSC CGL Exam
Many aspirants get confused about what books to refer for different sections present in SSC CGL. Thus, this article is going to clear the confusion in order to get one started with the preparation of one of the most valuable government exams in India. These books have been recommended by the previous year's toppers. Also, one who wants books for self-preparation, this article is exactly to the point for them. Check SSC CGL Preparation Tips
Check SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2020 in a detailed manner.
Computer Based Test is the new mode which was introduced in SSC CGLE 2016. In tier 1 examination there are 100 questions with the exam duration of 60 minutes. Subjects will be same as previous CGL pattern i.e. Reasoning, English, Quantitative Aptitude and General Knowledge including General Awareness.
Note that, there will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer given in Tier-I.
Let’s look at the important books which can play a major role in cracking the first tier of this examination:
Important Books for Reasoning: Following three books are recommended for the reasoning part of the tier 1 exam of SSC CGL:
Important Books for English: English curriculum can be covered with two books, i.e. Vocabulary and common error. Following books are recommended for good practice on this subject of the examination:
1. Vocabulary Books
2. Common Error
Important Books for Quantitative Aptitude: Following books are recommended for good practice on this subject of the examination:
Important Books for General Awareness: Following books are recommended for good practice on this subject of the examination:
In Tier-II examination, there are two exams that are conducted on the same day, that are of English and Mathematics. English Examination has 200 question with 200 marks and Mathematics examination has 100 questions with 200 marks.
Important Books for Quantitative Aptitude
Following books are recommended for Quantitative Aptitude:
Important Books for General English
Following books are recommended for General English part of Tier II examination:
Following above-mentioned books will be enough to get good practice and self-preparation to clear the second hurdle.
If one has cleared Tier I and II using the above-mentioned books, the SSC CGL Tier III can be a piece of cake if one follows the following recommendations of books.
Important Books for General Writing
Following books are recommended for the General Writing exam in the Tier III examination of SSC CGL:
If all the things work out in a planned manner, one can find the dream job through one of the most valuable examination in the country.
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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.