Best books for SSC CGL Preparations

We are constantly receiving requests to suggest good and trust worthy books for preparation of SSC CGL and other competitive exams. As we all know, without the help of good and error-less books it is impossible to get success in any competitive exam. So, we’ve decided to make a list of all the useful and extensive books which can play a very vital role in the preparation of SSC CGL exam along with other important competitive exams. Do take a look at this list of the best books for SSC CGL preparations. Then decide and buy books which can suit your needs. Read on to know more about the best books for SSC CGL.


Best books for SSC CGL to prepare Maths or Q.A. section

We’d start with Maths or Quantitative Aptitude section of SSC CGL. We have selected four books for this section/subject. Let’s discuss them one by one.

1. Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S.Aggarwal

This is one of the very popular and extensive books on Q.A. or Maths for competitive exams. This book is divided in two sections, Arithmetic ability and data interpretation. It covers a complete range of questions with thoroughly worked out solutions in detail. This book should give you a nice understanding of basics of Arithmetic and Data Interpretation. After clearing and studying this book in detail, you can score well in Arithmetic and DA/DI section. You can also get ready to study advance maths after clearing your basics through this book.


2. SSC Mathematics: Chapter-Wise Solved Papers (1999-2015) – 7100 + Objective Questions

If you have a fair grip on the basics and you are a good self learner then this book can be a wonderful help for you. This book contains chapter wise questions from previous years papers of SSC Exams. It also contains some practice questions with solutions. We’d like to believe that if you study and clear this book completely, it should be enough for your Q.A./Maths preparations for SSC CGL. Questions from previous year papers would also give better idea about what kind of questions in your SSC CGL paper would be.


3. Advance maths for General Competitions by Rakesh Yadav

This book is very useful for preparation of Advance Level Maths which is the prominent part of Q.A./Maths Paper of Tier – 2 of SSC CGL. Once you clear basic concepts of Maths then you can go for this book. Take help of R.S. Aggarwal book and text books of secondary school level Maths to get a grip on basics.


4. Magical Book on Quicker Maths by M. Tyra

This is one more book of Maths/Q.A. which can be very useful in preparations of basic maths along with medium level of advance Maths. The speciality of this book is the shortcuts for calculation of various examples. M.Tyra has written this book with a special focus on Vedic mathematics which can help you in getting faster solutions for many examples. But also know that you have to remember all these shortcuts properly and do a lot of practice of them. Without practice there is a possibility of making an error which can cost you marks. If you are interested in more practice along with the help of some shortcuts then this book is a sure purchase for you.

We are in the process of developing such lists for other subjects also which would be published soon. Keep watching this space.

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