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SSC CGL Books: Best Selling & famous SSC CGL Exam Books & Guides 2017

Aspirants who are looking for the Staff Selection Commission Combine Graduate Level (SSC CGL) Study Material, Best Selling Books or Popular Master Guides for quick preparation and cracking SSC CGL Examination then you are on the right page. Here on this page you will get every important and helpful study materials, which will help you to crack CGL in your very first attempt. We are sharing here Free Mock Test Series, Practice Sets, Master Guides, Objective Question & Answer Banks, best-selling books and every important CGL preparation study material in this post, which will help you to understand the exam pattern, question types and how to solve them in a very easy or quick way, thus you can easily crack your target.

As we all know how SSC CGL exam is a popular and one of the most competitive exam among all the graduate level exams conducted by the government of India. Lakhs of student participates in the SSC CGL examination every year, government of India conducted this exam once in a year. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) exam every year in four tiers. You have to work very hard to clear all the levels successfully & successfully qualify the SSC CGL examination. In order to clear the CGL exam successfully, you need the right & complete guidance and the best study materials, which helps you to quick learn and better preparation for the CGL exam.

We are here to help you, in achieving your goal successfully. For this we have come up with the complete information and the best Study Materials, Practice Sets, Master Guides, Objective Question & Answer Banks, Mock Test Series, best-selling books and other important SSC CGL study material.


Quantitative Aptitude Books: SSC CGL 2017

List of recommended Quantitative Aptitude Books for the Combined Graduate Level Exam Preparation 2017.

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal 2017  
Magical Book on Quicker Maths by Tyra 2017  

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination by Abhijit Guha & McGraw Hill Education 2017

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma Arihant publication  


General Intelligence & Reasoning Books: SSC CGL 2017

List of recommended General Intelligence & Reasoning Books for SSC CGL Exam 2017.

 A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal & S Chand  
 A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning  by R.S. Aggarwal & S Chand  
 A New Approach to REASONING Verbal & Non-Verbal by B.S. Sijwalii (Author), Indu Sijwali & Arihant Publications  
 Analytical Reasoning by M. K. Pandey  


General Awareness & Current Affairs Books: SSC CGL 2017

List of highly recommended General Awareness & Current Affairs books for CGL Tier 1 & Tier 2 Exam 2017.

Manorama Yearbook 2017 by Malayala Manaorama   
General Knowledge 2017 with Latest Current Affairs & Who’s Who by RPH Editorial Board
General Knowledge by Dr. Binay Karn and Lucent Publications 2017  
General Knowledge 2017 by Manohar Pandey & Arihant Publications 2017   
General Knowledge 2017 Essential ‘Knowledge Capsule’ in General Awareness & Current Affairs by Manohar Pandey & Arihant Publications 2017  


English Books: SSC CGL 2017

List of recommended English Books for CGL Exam 2017.

Objective General English by S.P. Baksh & Arihant Publications 2017   
SSC English Language Chapter wise Solved Papers 8800+ Objective Questions by Think Tank of Kiran Prakashan
A Mirror Of Common Errors in English and Hindi by Ashok Kumar Singh 2017
Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis  


Free Study Material For All SSC Examination 2017


SSC Syllabus and Study Material 2017



About SSC CGL Exam:-

SSC conducts CGL Examination for posts in the various Govt. offices and departments. The examination held every year for which lakhs of candidates apply from all over the country. A huge no. of candidates is applying so the examination competition is quite severe and tough. The examination held nationwide. The candidates are selected according to their performance in written tests and personal interview.


SSC CGL Syllabus:-

Those who are preparing for SSC CGL exam, the most and the very first thing are they have to prepare in an order. So the main and essential part is Exam Syllabus. Here on this page, we are providing the complete syllabus of SSC CGL Exam 2017.


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There are 4 Phases of SSC CGL Examination.

  1. Tier -I – Computer-Based Examination
  2. Tier -II – Computer-Based Examination
  3. Tier –III – Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
  4. Tier-IV – Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test/ Document Verification


  1. Tier-I Examination:-




No. of Questions Max. Marks Total Duration



25 50  




60 Minutes


Quantitative Aptitude


25 50

General English


25 50
General Awareness 25  





  1. Tier-II Examination:-




No. of Questions Max. Marks Total Duration
Quantitative Aptitude 100 200  


2 Hours



General English 200 200



  1. Tier-III Examination:-




No. of Questions Total Duration
English (Descriptive paper) 100  


1 Hour





  1. Tier-IV Examination:-




Total Duration
Computer Proficiency Test  


45 Minutes





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Detailed syllabus of Tier-I Exam:-

The tier -1 exam contains MCQ’s in which one has to select the right answer from the given 5 answers. So it covers the following parts:-

  1. Quantitative Aptitude
  2. Reasoning
  3. General Knowledge
  4. English



Tier-I Examination:

(A):  General Intelligence & Reasoning:

Analogy, Coding & de-coding, decision-making, statement & conclusion, Syllogism, Number Classification, Number Series,  Blood Relations, Puzzle Test,  Arithmetical Reasoning, Data Sufficiency,

(B):  General Awareness: 

Current events, Geography, History, Culture, Economics, General Policy & Scientific Research,  Political science, physics, chemistry, zoology, botany, computer science, Inventions, discoveries,

(C): Quantitative Aptitude:

Decimal fractions, HCF & LCM, Percentage, Averages,  Ratio & Proportion, Simple Interest,  Compound Interest, Square roots, Discount,  Profit and Loss, Partnership, Time and distance, Time & Work, Algebraic identities, Linear Equations, Circle, Trigonometry, Discount, Heights and Distances, Simplification, Problem on Ages, Numbers, Pipes & Cistern, Problems on Trains, Boats & Streams, Alligation of Mixture, Calendar, Clocks, Quadratic Equations, Geometry, Number Series, Pie chart.

 (D): English Comprehension:

Correct English, one-word substitution, spot the error,  Comprehension Passage, idioms & phrases,  writing ability, fill in the blanks, antonyms, synonyms, miss-spelled word detection, sentence improvement, active/passive voice, direct/indirect narration.


 Best Books for SSC CGL 2017:-

There are some students who are confusing about books that which book will be the best, which will be understandable, from which book they will get more exam oriented questions and answers etc. so here we are providing some best books from the previous students who had already cleared SSC cgl and got placed in SSC. So the books are listed below.

General Intelligence & Reasoning:  MK Pandey Publications Books

General Awareness: Lucent, Manorama Publications Books

Quantitative Aptitude: Rakesh Yadav, RS Agarwal, Arihant Publications books,

English Comprehension: MB Publication Books.