Best books for SSC SI 2019
Supriya Kumari, 01 Apr 2019, #SSC SI

Best books for SSC SI 2019 - To prepare for an exam, it is important for the candidates must start their preparation with best books. There are a plethora of books available in the market which makes the task even more difficult while choosing the books to prepare. Careers360 brings the best books for SSC SI 2019 so that candidates who wish to appear for the exam can refer to the books given here. With the help of best books for SSC SI candidates can easily understand the concept of each subject which may be difficult. SSC SI 2019 comprises of two papers - paper 1 and 2. There are 4 different subjects in paper 1 whereas paper 2 will have only one paper. Read the details about best books for SSC SI 2019 below.

What to study for SSC SI 2019 Paper 1?

Paper 1 of SSC SI consists of 4 subjects - General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge and General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Comprehension. There will different topics in each subject. Candidates must start their preparation by checking SSC SI syllabus 2019 of each subject carefully. Candidates must check the important topics and refer to the best books for SSC SI 2019 subject-wise for paper 1. SSC SI 2019 paper 1 is scheduled to be held on December 11 to 13, 2019.

Best Books for SSC SI 2019 - Paper 1


Best books for SSC SI 2019


General Intelligence & Reasoning

A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal & Analytical 

B.S. Sijwali, Indu Sijwali

Analytical Reasoning  

M.K. Pandey

Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning 

 R S Aggarwal

Reasoning For General  Competition 

KD Campus

General Knowledge and General Awareness

GS Set For General  Competition

 KD Campus

Lucent’s General Knowledge     

Lucent Publication

Manorama Yearbook     

Mammen Mathew

Quantitative Aptitude

Arihant’s Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Arihant Publication

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations 

R.S. Aggarwal

Arithmetics For General Competition Vol 1& 2

Neetu Singh

English Comprehension    

Quick Learning Objective General English 

RS Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal

Objective General English 

 S.P. Bakshi     

High School English Grammar and Composition

Wren & Martin

Important Topics of SSC SI 2019 for Paper 1

Candidates appearing for SSC SI 2019 for paper 1 must check and important topics properly and start their preparation accordingly. SSC SI important topics for all the 4 subjects are given below.

  • Analogy

  • Classification

  • Series

  • Coding & Decoding

  • Blood Relations

  • Distance & Direction

  • Data sufficiency

  • Puzzles

  • Non-Verbal Reasoning

  • Polity

  • Science and Technology

  • National & International Affairs

  • Sports

  • Latest events

  • Number system

  • Algebra

  • Geometry

  • Trigonometry

What to study for SSC SI Paper 2?

SSC SI paper 2 consists of only one paper - English Language & Comprehension. The question will be designed to test the candidates’ understanding and knowledge of English Language. Only those candidates who will qualify SSC SI paper 1 exam will be eligible to appear for SSC SI Paper 2. To prepare for paper 2 exam, candidates can check the best books for SSC SI below.

Best Books for SSC SI 2019- Paper 2


Book Name

Author/Publication Name

English Language & Comprehension

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

Objective General English

R.S. Aggarwal

Objective General English

S.P. Bakshi

One Word Substitution


A mirror of Common Error

A.K. Singh

SSC SI 2019 Paper 2 - Important Topics

  • Sentence Completion

  • Phrases and Idiomatic use of words

  • Comprehension

  • Filling in the blanks (using verbs, prepositions, articles etc.)

  • Vocabulary

  • Spelling

  • Error recognition

  • Grammar, etc.

SSC SI 2019 Exam Pattern 

SSC SI consists of two paper - Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates appearing for the exam can check the number of questions asked in the examination, total marks, subject-wise marks duration of exam through the exam pattern. As per the marking scheme prescribed by the exam conducting authority candidates will be awarded 1 mark for every correct answer. TFor each wrong answer 1/4 marks (0.25) will be deducted for incorrect answers. Check the exam pattern of SSC SI paper - wise below.

SSC SI Exam Pattern for Paper 1


Number of Questions



General Intelligence and Reasoning



2 hours

General Knowledge and General Awareness



Quantitative Aptitude



English Comprehension



SSC SI Exam pattern for Paper 2


Number of Questions



English Language and Comprehension



2 hours

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