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SSC 2021 CGL Subject - Wise Books for Exam Preparation

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Feb 15, 2021

Books are the best resources to prepare for the exams. It helps the candidates to build in-depth knowledge before appearing for the exam. Thus, choosing the right book will be helpful to crack the SSC CGL 2021 examination. However, today it is very challenging to select the right books for examination preparation.

We are therefore providing below the list of best books as applicable to the SSC CGL subject-wise. Some essential subjects in this list include English, Reasoning, and General Awareness (GA) Quant. These subjects undoubtedly help prepare appropriately in the different examination phases.

Below there are provided many options to select from when choosing a book to get a better score.

  • The right books are most important for exam preparation, that is SSC CGL. aThe books should cover each concept in complete detail.
  • For each and every subject, there exist several books, but very few of them are recommended by the teachers and bright students.

SSC CGL Books 2021

Name of the Section Best books
1. Quantitative Aptitude (मात्रात्मक रूझान) Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Arun Sharma
Magical Book On Quicker Maths
Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Arun Sharma
Arihant Publications – Fast Track Objective Arithmetic
Quicker Maths by M Tyra (For beginners)
Mathematics Class 11th and 12th R.D. Sharma
Elementary and Advanced Mathematics by Kiran Publication
Ramniwas Mathuriya Math
2. English Language (अंग्रजी भाषा) Objective General English by SPBakshi (Arihant)
Quick Learning Objective General English by RS Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal
Objective English for Competitive Examinations by H M Prasad
How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension – By Arun Sharma
Wren & Martin – High School English Grammar and Composition
Perfect Competitive English V.K. Sinha
Competitive General English Kiran Prakashan
3. Reasoning Section (सामान्य बुद्धि एवं तर्क शक्ति) Analytical Reasoning by M K Pandey;
Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning by R S Aggarwal
New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal & Analytical by BS Sijwali, Indu Sijwal
Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S Aggarwal
How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT and How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for the CAT by Arun Sharma
Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CAT by Nishit K. Sinha
Ramniwas Mathuriya Reasoning
4. General Awareness (सामान्य ज्ञान) Competition Success Review
General Knowledge Dr Binary Karn(Lucent Publications);
Manorama Yearbook 2020 (English)
Manorama Yearbook 2020 (Hindi)

To know how to prepare before the SSC CGL 2021 exam, Read more

To uplift your marks in SSC CGL 2021 exam, solve previous years’ question papers as much as possible before the exam. 

Conclusion with Practicing Tips

Conclusion with Practicing Tips

As per the teachers, the below-given preparation tips will result in the students to know how to better prepare for SSC CGL Tier 2 exam 2021.

  • As the first step, try your level best to understand the syllabus thoroughly and the exam pattern in complete detail.
  • Just after knowing the complete syllabus, begin to collect the best study materials from the correct sources. This also includes books.
  • Prepare a timetable which should help you in every subject.

This concludes with the importance of choosing the best book and studying in a disciplined and regular method. It also states that the study should be thorough.



Ques. Which is the best SSC CGL English textbook?

  1. Chapterwise Solved Papers SSC Staff Selection Commission English Language by Arihant Publication
  2. SSC English Language Chapterwise Solved Papers 8800+ Objective Questions – English – 1613 (Old Edition) by Kiran Prakashan

Ques. Which is the best book for SSC CGL GK?

Ans: Lucent GK is for sure, an excellent book. However, only this book is not sufficient for GK preparation. Appearing for the SSC GK Quiz regularly and giving the exam on test series can undoubtedly help in cracking the exam.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


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abdul nazir

There are various online and offline resources that offers aid in preparation. Also several coaching institutes conducts short term preparation courses that includes practise from previous year question papers and mock test series.

fauzia shahid
how to prepare science for ssc cgl?
kavita rani

Hi Fauzia. Some of the sections in General Science include Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Try avoid cramming, you must make notes and mind maps to remember facts, a chronology of historical events and dates.
Other tips are here.

tanishka shah
how to prepare geometry for ssc cgl?
kavita rani

Hi Tanishka. To prepare for this section, do at least 30-40 questions each day. Make sure that you are well aware of all the concepts that help you get a good score.
Detailed preparation tips are present here.

tanishka shah
how to prepare economics for ssc cgl?
kavita rani

HI Tanishka. To prepare for this section, candidates must do more different kind of questions each day. Also, study at least 6-7 hours each day to get a good score. Detailed preparation tips are present here.