Best books for SSC CPO 2019 - SSC conducts SSC CPO exam to recruit the candidates for various post which includes post of Sub Inspector in Delhi Police, Sub Inspector in CAPFs, Assistant Sub Inspector in CISF, Inspector posts and Sub Inspector Posts. 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 CPO 2019 so that candidates who wish to appear for the exam can refer to the books given here. With the help of best books candidates can easily understand the concept of each subject of SSC CPO exam which they find difficult to prepare.

Best books for SSC SI 2019

SSC CPO 2019 exam comprises two papers - paper 1 and 2. There are 4 different subjects in paper 1 whereas paper 2 will have only one paper. Subject includes general intelligence and reasoning, quantitative aptitude, english and general studies. Read the details about best books for SSC CPO 2019 below.

What to study for SSC CPO 2019 Paper 1?

Paper 1 of SSC CPO 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 CPO syllabus 2019 of each subject carefully. Candidates must check the important topics and refer to the best books for SSC CPO 2019 subject-wise for paper 1. SSC CPO 2019 paper 1 is scheduled to be held on December 11 to 13, 2019.

Best Books for SSC CPO 2019 - Paper 1


Best books for SSC CPO 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 CPO 2019 for Paper 1

Candidates appearing for SSC CPO 2019 for paper 1 must check and important topics properly and start their preparation accordingly. SSC CPO 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 CPO Paper 2?

SSC CPO 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 CPO paper 1 exam will be eligible to appear for SSC CPO Paper 2. To prepare for paper 2 exam, candidates can check the best books for SSC CPO below.

Best Books for SSC CPO 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 CPO 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 CPO 2019 Exam Pattern

SSC CPO 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 CPO paper - wise below.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern for Paper 1


Number of Questions



General Intelligence and Reasoning



2 hours

General Knowledge and General Awareness



Quantitative Aptitude



English Comprehension



SSC CPO Exam pattern for Paper 2


Number of Questions



English Language and Comprehension



2 hours

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Questions related to SSC CPO

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hello! i have filled the form of ssc in 2018 nd i filled my father name as per adhaar card but later i saw it should by filled as same as matriculation. now, i have an exam of SSC CPO 2019. is there any difficulty or problem at the time of document verification? pls help...

Parvathi Ramachandran 7th Dec, 2019

Greetings !!

At the time of document verification , you may explain to them what actually happened. The reason for name difference in Aadhar and Matriculation. If you are able to provide right reason and convince them , I think this issue will not be a problem . Pls justify yourself with reasonable clarifications, and you may say that if needed you can provide them gazetted  officer authorization letter proving both the names are of same person some . Definitely they will accept it and allow you for next levels. If any doubts, pls feel free to ask .

Wish You Good Luck !

Thank You !!


i got 42% marks in my graduation. which types of exam i am eligible with graduation degree. And please suggest me where i need to move banking or ssc?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 21st Sep, 2019

With your graduation degree, you're eligible for not only banking and ssc cgl, but even upsc cse, since all these don't ask for any specific aggregate.

Now, coming to which exam, that entirely depends on you, SSC and Banking, both are quite different. SSC conducts its recruitment in four stages, and it does take a larger amount of time compared to bank exam results. Moreover, the pattern too is different, yes there're similarities in terms of few subject, but in SSC there's always a possibility of repeating of previous year questions, hence solving pyq in ssc becomes handy, while banking exam is all about speed and precision.
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