Books you should buy for GK/GA section of SSC CGL Exam

Hello friends/students. In the previous article we discussed about the best books of English for SSC CGL Exam. Hope you liked our list. In this post, we would discuss about the best books of General Knowledge or General Awareness for SSC CGL exam preparations. Before taking decision of buying any book, check out all the books if you have access to them. Also read reviews of them on various online shopping sites like Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal etc. Decide and buy the ones you feel would be useful for your SSC CGL preparations.

Let’s have a look at the best books of GK/GA sections for SSC CGL and other important competitive exams.


1. General Knowledge by Lucent’s

This book has been a good source of GK of various sections which are asked in various competitive exams. For many years this book has been helping students to score well in general knowledge section of competitive exams. It should help you as well for your next SSC CGL exam. This book is spread out over 10 Chapters of general knowledge information. It covers the sections like history, Indian polity and constitution, geography, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, computers and other important information. Also remember that you will get a brief knowledge of all these sections which is sort of enough for an exam like SSC CGL with a small GK/GA section. It can also be useful for other competitive exams also including UPSC, state PSCs and banking exams.


2. SSC General Awareness: Chapterwise Solved Papers 1997 to till Date – Old Edition (9100+Objective Question)

This is one more book of Kiran Prakashan made from previous papers of various Staff Selection Commission (SSC) exams. This book contains more than 9000 objective questions and answers with their explanations. Many previous years solved papers are also provided in the book. Questions in this very useful book are from subjects like World History, Indian History, Indian Art and Culture, Geography of India and world, Indian Polity and Constitution, Indian Economy, Economics, Science and Technology. Many other questions related to current affairs and basic general knowledge are also covered. Apart from SSC CGL exam you can study this book for many other competitive exams like UPSC,IBPS etc.


3. Chapterwise Solved Papers – SSC Staff Selection Commission General Studies by Arihant Experts

This is one very good general knowledge and general awareness book for competitive exams from Arihant Publication. it contains about 5000 + questions of various sections of GK and GA. About 4500+ of them are taken from previous years SSC exam papers. This book is divided into 10 chapters of GK/GA. The chapters are Indian History, Indian Polity, Geography, Economics, Computer, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, General Knowledge and Science & Technology. Each chapter is further sub-divided into topics containing solved questions for practice. It comes with a large collection of over 4500 previous years’ questions that are divided chapter-wise. For topic-wise and chapter-wise revision, test paper is provided at the end of every chapter. This book can be very useful for various competitive exams conducted in India Including SSC CGL, IBPS, UPSC, banking exams etc.


That’s it for our suggestions on the best books of GK/GA for SSC CGL. As usual use your own mind before buying any book or material for competitive exam preparations. Always remember, it is the vital factor for you success.

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