Reference Books for India Post Office Postal/Sorting Assistant Exam


Candidates who are preparing for the Sorting Assistant Exam can refer to books such as Department of Posts: Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants Recruitment Exam by Arihant and Upkar’s Postal/Sorting Assistants Recruitment Test to understand the exam pattern and to clear the exam. Apart from these, there are specific books for each subject such as General Knowledge, Mathematics.

Exam Pattern

Questions will be asked from the topics such as General Knowledge, Mathematics, Reasoning Analytical Ability and English Language. There will be a total of 100 questions. Each question carries one mark. Each section carries questions of 25 marks.

Reference Books for General Knowledge

  • The Pearson General Knowledge Manual
  • General Knowledge Manual by UPSC Editorial Board
  • General Knowledge Current Affairs and Whos Who by Khanna
  • General Knowledge Manual by Barry O’brien
  • General Knowledge Digest by T M H
  • Encyclopedia of General Knowledge and General Awareness by R P Verma
  • General Knowledge by Dr. Tanwar

Reference Books for Mathematics

  • ‘A’ Level Mathematics Series: Complex Numbers by Stanley C.M. Leung
  • A Course in Pure Mathematics by Margaret M. Gow
  • Advanced Course in Coordinate Geometry by C.S. Lee
  • Advanced Level Pure Mathematics by K.S. Ng &Y.K. Kwok
  • Breakthrough Pure Mathematics Algebra by Y.L Ng & K.M. Pang
  • Calculus for Matriculation Examination by K.K. Siu
  • Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics by K.T. Leung & P.H. Cheung
  • Mathematical Analysis − Straightforward Approach by K.G. Binmore
  • Techniques of Mathematical Analysis by C.J. Tranter

Reference books for Reasoning & Analytical Ability

  • Analytical Reasoning by M K Pandey
  • Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability by Dr. M.B.Lal & Ashok Gupta
  • A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by R. S. Aggarwal
  • Logical Reasoning Bible: A Comprehensive System for Attacking the Logical Reasoning Section of The LSAT by David M. Killoran
  • Pearson Guide to Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation for the CAT by Nishit K Sinha
  • Logical Reasoning: Test Preparation Study Guide, Questions & Answers by National Learning Corporation
  • How to Prepare For Data Interpretation And Logical Reasoning by Arun Sharma
  • Logical Reasoning Book by Arun Sharma
  • All about Reasoning - Anjani A Gupta

Reference books for English Language

  • Objective English For Competitive Examinations by Hari Mohan Prasad Uma Rani Sinha
  • Lucent’s General English
  • Objective General English BY RS Agarwal
  • Objective English competitive examinations BY Hari Prasad
  • Pearson Test of English General

Apart from these books, candidates can refer to other study materials such as

  • Department of Posts: Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants Recruitment Exam by Arihant
  • Popular Master Guide Department of Posts: Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant by R.Gupta
  • Upkar’s Postal/Sorting Assistants Recruitment Test
  • Kiran’s Department of Posts Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant Practice Book

Candidates are advised to practice mock tests so as to score good marks. In addition to these books, they can download sample question papers from various websites as well.



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