The SSC is a government body that conducts examinations to recruit staff at multiple levels in various ministries and departments. Several lakh students appear in the SSC examination each year and enter government services in Group C and D Categories of jobs once they qualify. The SSC Combined Graduate Level exam has a four-tier system, in which tier I and tier II are computer-based, while in tier III and IV, job applicants take up a descriptive paper and a computer proficiency test or skill test. Several lakh students appear in SSC examinations each year and enter government services in Group C and D Categories of jobs once they qualify. Read the following article for SSC CGL Books.


SubjectBook NameAuthor
EnglishEnglish for General Competitions: from Plinth to Paramount (Volume – 1)Neetu Singh (KD Publications)
EnglishEnglish for General Competitions: (Volume – 2)Neetu Singh (KD Publications)
Quantitative AptitudeAdvance maths for General CompetitionsRakesh Yadav (KD Publications)
Quantitative AptitudeArithmetic for General CompetitionsNeetu Singh (KD Publications)
ReasoningA New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-VerbalBS Sijwali and Indu Sijwali (Arihant)
General AwarenessIndia Year BookVarious Authors
All SubjectsKiran’s SSC CGL Combined Graduate Level Exams Question bank 1999-2016Kiran Publications
Tier 1 Comprehensive GuideMaster Guide SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-I ExaminationArihant Experts
Tier 2 Comprehensive GuideSSC CGL Staff Selection Commission Combined TIER-II Exam Practice Work Book Including Solved PapersKiran Publication

SSC CGL Books – Tier II 2018 Exam

SSC CGL books for Statistics:

  • Statistics paper by R Gupta
  • Statistics Practice workbook by Kiran Publication

SSC CGL Books for Finance and Economics:

  • Law point’s Competitive Solutions General Studies (Finance and Economics) with Notes and MCQs for SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam
  • 11th 12th Economics NCERT books
  • Economy section of newspapers

SSC CGL Books – Tier III 2018 Exam

SSC CGL Books for Essay, Precis and Letter Writing:

  • Newspapers – The Hindu, Indian Express, The Mint, etc
  • “Descriptive English” by S.P. BAKSHI
  • “151 Essays” by S.C Gupta
  • “Handbook for letter writing” by S.C. Gupta