Best books to prepare for SSC CHSL 2019
Supriya Kumari, 21 Jan 2019, #SSC CHSL

Best books to prepare for SSC CHSL 2019 - “Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can,” said William Feather once. Like William Feather, we all know the significance of books in our life. However, their importance goes up by manifolds if one gets the best books. While you are preparing for exams like SSC CHSL, one of the key aspects of your preparation includes which books are you studying from. The choice of appropriate study material, ensures that you have already won half the battle. Once you have zeroed upon the best books to prepare for SSC CHSL, you can move ahead with the planning of your preparation as per the time in hand. You must make a time table and divide the entire syllabus as per the topics and the chapters. In this article, Careers360 brings to you best books to prepare for SSC CHSL from various experts. 

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct the Tier 1 exam of SSC CHSL in April 2019. SSC CHSL exam is conducted for the recruitment of Lower Divisional Clerk/ Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant and Data Entry Operator. Over 30 to 35 lakh candidates appear for the exam every year.

SSC CHSL 2019 – What to Study

It is important for the candidates to know the syllabus and topics from different sections of the exam, so that you can plan to buy the relevant books accordingly. As per the exam pattern of SSC CHSL, Tier 1 includes four sections - English Language, General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness. Candidates must make a proper time-table and divide time according to the sections of SSC CHSL. The list of important topics for the preparation of SSC CHSL is given below.

List of SSC CHSL Important Topics



General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Alphanumeric Series

  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Coded Inequalities

  • Seating Arrangement, etc. 

General Awareness

  • History and Culture

  • Geography

  • Economics

  • General Policy

  • Scientific Research

  • Awards and Honors etc. 

Quantitative Aptitude


  • Number Systems

  • Fundamental arithmetical operations

  • Mensuration

  • Trigonometry

  • Statistical Charts etc.

English Comprehension

  • Reading comprehension

  • Jumbles Paragraphs

  • Miscellaneous

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Multiple meaning/error

Which are the best books to prepare for SSC CHSL 2019?

There are numbers of books available in the market. Candidates often get confused which is the best book to buy for the preparation of SSC CHSL. But to solve this problem, here are the lists of books candidates can buy for SSC CHSL preparation of tier 1 section-wise.

Best books to prepare for SSC CHSL 2019

SSC CHSL Best Book for General Intelligence and Reasoning



Analytical Reasoning

M.K Pandey

Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning

R.S Aggarwal

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

B.S Sijwali, Indu Sijwali

SSC CHSL Best Book for General Awareness



General Knowledge

Lucent Publication

Manorama Yearbook

Mammen Mathew and Philip Mathew

SSC CHSL Best Book for English Comprehension



Objective General English

S.P Bakshi

Quick learning Objective General English

R.S Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

Plinth to Paramount


SSC CHSL Best Book for Quantitative Aptitude



Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Rajesh Verma

Quantitative Abilities Arithmetic Ability

Kiran Prakashan

Quantitative Aptitude

R.S Aggarwal

Arithmetic For General Competition Vol 1& 2

Neetu Singh

Why to refer these best books to prepare for SSC CHSL?

  • Candidates can choose one or two books for different parts of SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam.

  • These books contain detailed question topic-wise along with the answers which can help candidates in preparation.

  • These books are designed based on the current exam pattern of SSC CHSL.

  • Candidates can check the content of the book they want to buy so that they do not end up buying same book of different authors.

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13 Days ago

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15 Days ago

You can not cancel the registration if the modification limit is over, however, what you can try is open a new form and fill it up with another ema...

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Hello Anshika Arora, You can find  the application form on their official website ( Keep the following doucments/cred...

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