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Best SSC CGL Exam Study Materials, Textbooks and Rank Files

SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) examination offers colorful job opportunities in various Central Government Departments. That is the reason why many people call SSC CGL as mini civil service in India. This examination will get you into the posts like Sub Inspector in CBI, Income Tax Officer, Central Excise Inspector, etc.. This article introduces you to the best study materials and rank files available to prepare for your next Combined Graduate Level examination.

SSC CGL is a four-tier examination. The chart provided below will give more details about it.
Tier Mode of Exam
Tier -I Computer-Based Objective Exam
Tier -II Computer-Based Objective Exam
Tier -III Descriptive Written Test
Tier -IV Computer Proficiency Test(CPT)/ Document Verification

Let us check how to prepare for each tier of examinations with the right study materials. We will also explain which Textbooks you should refer to prepare for each test levels.

How to Prepare For SSC CGL Tier One Examination?

It is an online examination conducted based on the syllabus provided below.

Topic Number of Questions Marks
General Intelligence
& Reasoning
25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
General English 25 50

It is a 60 minutes examination, and one wrong answer will cost you 0.5 negative marks. The below rank files will help you prepare for SSC CGL Tier one examination.

  1. Study Material For SSC CGL Tier-1 Pre Examination

Best Textbooks For SSC CGL Mathematics Section
If you want complete mathematics questions with solutions asked in SSC CGL tier one and tier two examinations, you may choose the textbook provided below.

  1. Mathematics Rank File

Another good Mathematics textbook I suggest you in English medium is:

  1. Solved Mathematics Rank File

If you analyze the Tier-1 pattern, anyone with a good background in Mathematics and Reasoning can easily crack it.

So, I suggest you start your studies by solving SSC CGL Tier one previous year question papers.

Best Textbooks For SSC CGL Examination English Part

If you practice with SSC oriented English textbooks, you will face no trouble in scoring a good mark in the SSC CGL English part.
  1. English Textbook For SSC CGL

Most of the good English Textbooks cover both SSC CGL part one and part two exams.

Best Study Materials For SSC CGL General Awareness
Based on the previous SSC Combined Graduate Level examinations, some of the repeated questions are:

  1. SSC Questions in Diseases & Vaccines
  2. Samadhi Sthal Of Popular Indian Leaders
  3. Questions in Medical Treatment Techniques

How to Prepare For SSC CGL Tier II Examination?

If you are preparing for Combined Graduate Level Examination Tier two, you must check the latest syllabus first. SSC CGL Tier Two syllabus is:

Topic Number of Questions Marks
Statistics 100 200
General Awareness - 200
Quantitative Aptitude 100 200
English Language & Comprehension 200 200

Let us check which textbooks are good for SSC CGL Tier Two exam preparation.

The below rank file has 20 Practice Sets for the latest SSC Combined Graduate Level Mains Exam Tier-II.

  1. 20 Practice Sets SSC Combined Graduate Level Mains Exam Tier-II

For SSC CGL Tier II Solved previous years question Papers, visit the link below.

To solve the Tier 2 Practice test series, you may visit the link below.
  1. 101 Practice Sets For SSC Combined Graduate Level Mains Exam Tier-II