Best Books for SSC CGL Tier 1 2 3 & 4 Study Material Preparation Ideas

Best Books for SSC CGL 2019 The official SSC CGL Notification is now released on the official website of the authority. The candidates need to check the syllabus in order to make their preparation cracking for the exam. You can check the Best Books for SSC CGL All Subject to crack the CGL Exam 2019. Here, SSC is abbreviated for Staff Selection Commission while CGL stands for the term Combined Graduate Level Exam. The same CGL Exam is largest and most awaited exam in India for the job seekers. At present, you are having a golden goose of opportunities in relation to prepare for the SSC CGL Exam. Hereby, below are provided the list of the SSC CGL Best Books 2019 for the ease of the candidates in preparation. You need to read all these books and study material with utter of your diligence for the exam preparation. It is notable for the applicants of the CGLE that all the questions asked in the exam are from the syllabus which is based on Graduation Level knowledge. Hence, here are provided the Best Books for SSC CGL Tier 1, 2, 3, 4 Exam Preparation.

Best Books for SSC CGL Check Tier 1, 2, 3 Study Material SSC CGL Best Books

SSC CGL Online Exam 2019 Overview

Particulars Details
Exam Name Combined Graduate Level
Authority Staff Selection Commission
Category ‘B’ & ‘C’
Notification Yearly
Selection Process Tier 1, 2, 3, Interview
Official Website

Important Note for Applicants:

The candidates willing to apply for the Combined Graduate Level Examination need to get alert now. The Staff Selection Commission will be soon releasing the official recruitment vacancy advertisement for the CGL Examination of 2019. Now it is the for you to get serious with the exam and its preparation. The study material for CGLE plays a vital role in making your preparation strong enough to crack the exam. Hence, here is provided the complete details of the syllabus, best books and important dates for the examination as follows:

Particulars Details
SSC CGL Notification 2019 Released 22/10/19
Online Application Start 22/10/19
Last Date to Apply Online 25/11/19
Fee Payment Update Last Date 29/11/19
Issue of Hall Tickets 07 Days before exam

CGL Exam Dates

Tier 1 Exam 02/03 – 11/03/2020
Tier 2 Exam 22/06- 25/06/2020
Tier 3 Exam 22/06- 25/06/2020
Tier 4 Exam To be notified soon
Declaration of Result May 2020

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern 2019

Sr. No. Subject Questions Marks Time Paper

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25 50 60 Minutes Objective
2. General Awareness 25 50
3. Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4. English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200
  • Mode of Exam – Online
  • Negative Marking – 0.25 Marks for each wrong answer

SSC CGL Online 2019 Tier 2 Exam Pattern

Sr. No. Subject Questions Marks Time Paper
1. Quantitative Abilities 100 200 120 Minutes Objective

English Language & Comprehension

200 200 120 Minutes
3. Statistics 100 200 120 Minutes
4. General Studies (Finance & Economics) 100 200 120 Minutes
Total 500 800
  • Mode of Exam – Online
  • Negative Marking – 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer

SSC CGL Tier 3 Exam Pattern 2019

Sr. No. Subject Marks Time Paper
1. English or Hindi Comprehension 100 60 Minutes Descriptive Pen and Paper mode
  • Mode of Exam – Offline
  • Negative Marking – N/A

SSC CGL Tier 4 Exam Pattern 2019

The tier 4 exam for the SSC CGLE 2018 is going to be a skill test. In this test, a candidate will have to pass through a Data Entry Skill Test [DEST]. The DEST will be qualifying in its nature through the SSC CGL Best Books. The selection of eligible candidates will be done on the basis of the result of the SSC CGL Tier 4 Result.

SSC CGL Selection Process 2019

  • SSC CGL Tier 1
  • SSC CGL Tier 2
  • SSC CGL Tier 3
  • SSC CGL Tier 4 or DEST

SSC CGL Exam Syllabus 2019

The candidates who had applied for the SSC CGL Exam 2018 would be eagerly waiting for news related to the same examination. It is very much significant for you to check the syllabus and Best Books for SSC CGL Study Material. The Staff Selection Commission has recently released a notification to release the updated syllabus of the SSC CGL Best Books Tier 1, 2, 3, 4 for Written Exam. Those applicants of the SSC CGLE can check the updated syllabus and SSC CGL Best Books All Subject and the exam pattern on the official website of the commission. Furthermore, you can also check the Best Books for SSC CGL with Syllabus & Exam Pattern below also.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

General Awareness

Quantitative Aptitude

English Comprehension



Static General Knowledge


Reading Comprehension




Fill in Blanks

Coding Decoding

Current Affairs



Paper Folding Method



Phrases & Idioms


Book & Authors

Ratio & Proportion

One word Substitution

Word Formation

Important Schemes

Problem on Ages

Sentence Correction

Venn Diagram


Speed, Distance & Time

Error Spotting

Direction & Distance

People in News

Number System

Blood Relations

Data Interpretation



Verbal reasoning

Time & Work

Non- Verbal Reasoning


Group B Pay Scale

A candidate selected for any of the posts through the SSC CGLE Group B will be entitled to get remunerations as per the policy of the Staff Selection Commission. According to the SSC CGL Notification 2018, the Group B Pay Scale is Rs. 9300-34800/- with a grade pay of Rs. 4800/-.

Group C Pay Scale

A candidate selected for any of the posts through the SSC CGLE Group C will be entitled to get remunerations as per the policy of the Staff Selection Commission. According to the SSC CGL Notification 2018, the Group C Pay Scale is Rs. 5200-20200/- with a grade pay of Rs. 2800/-.

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Best Books

Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal

Arihant’s Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Arun Sharma

Quicker Maths by M Tyra (For beginners)

Mathematics Class 11th and 12th R.D. Sharma

Elementary and Advanced Mathematics by Kiran Publication

English language

Objective General English by SP Bakshi (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

Reasoning Section

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

General Awareness

Competition Success Review

General Knowledge Dr. Binary Karn (Lucent Publications)

Manorama Yearbook 2017 (English)

Manorama Yearbook 2017 (Hindi)

India 2017 (English)

India 2017 (Hindi)

Previous year Question Paper

Solved Papers SSC CGL Combined Graduate Level Pre Examination Tier-I by Arihant

Kiran’s SSC CGL Combined Graduate Level Exams Question Bank 1999-2016

SSC CGL 50 Practice Papers Combined Graduate Level Tier-I Examination by Arihant

No more time is remaining for the disclosing of the official Combined Graduate Level Exam for 2019. According to the official, the notification will be released as on 31st October 2019. So, we suggest you to start preparing for the exam from now on. This will help you to get more of the exam. Further you can catch more of SSC CGL Exam from the links below:

Last Updated: 13/01/2020