Reference Books for SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam


SSC combined graduate level exam is conducted in three tiers. Tier I and Tier II are conducted as objective model written exams. Tier III comprises of personality test, interview, or computer proficiency test. General Intelligence, Reasoning, and General Awareness form the syllabus of the written test in Tier I and II. Those who are applying for the post of Statistical Investigator Grade-II, should qualify a paper in Statistics also.

Reference Books for Tier I & II Exam

  • A Comprehensive Book on English Grammar by Dr.B.B.Jain
  • A Comprehensive Study of Data Interpretation Analysis and Sufficiency by Ashok Gupta
  • A Fresh Approach to Reasoning Tests by Dr. Lal and Maurya
  • A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal
  • All about Reasoning (Verbal) by Anjani A Gupta
  • Arithmetic for Competitive Exams by Jain & Sharma
  • Compendium General English by Dr.B.B.Jain
  • Competition Success Review
  • Concise General Knowledge with Current Affairs by Prakash, Kant, Suman
  • Descriptive General English (Language Comprehension Communication Skill Writing Ability) by S. P. Bakshi
  • English Grammar & Composition by S.C.Gupta
  • English Language Student Book by Alison Ross
  • General Knowledge Current Affairs Who’s who by Khanna & Verma
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning by A. K. Gupta
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R. S. Aggarwal
  • Quantitative Aptitude for CPT by Bharat Jhunjhunwala
  • New Pattern Tests of Objective English by Dr.R.N.Singh
  • Non Verbal Reasoning by B. S. Sijwali & Indu Sijwali
  • Pratiyogita Darpan
  • Quantitative Aptitude by Rita Mishra
  • Quantitative Aptitude by S.N. Jha
  • Quicker Numerical Test by Dr. M.B. Lal & Jain
  • Ramesh General Knowledge & Current Affairs
  • Reasoning Test (Verbal & Non-Verbal) by Dr. M.B.Lal & A.K.Singh
  • Sentence Arrangement by Ajay.K.Singh
  • Test of Non Verbal Reasoning by Anjani A Gupta
  • Unique Quintessance of Quantitative Aptitude Making Maths Easy & Simple for All Competitive Examinations by Preeeti Gupta
  • Upkar’s ‘Correct your Common errors in English’
  • Upkar’s High Speed System of Basic Arithmetic
  • Upkar’s The Technique of Comprehension & Precis Writing
  • Upkar’s Mental Ability Test

Reference books for Statistics paper in Tier II

  • Modern Mathematical Statistics by Dudewicz, E.J. and Mishra, S.N
  • Introduction to Theory of Statistics by Mood, A.M., Grabyl, F.A. and Boes, D.C
  • Linear Statistical Inference and its Applications by Rao, C.R
  • An Introduction to Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics by Rohatgi, V.K
  • Sampling Theory and Methods by Murthy, M.N
  • Statistical Concepts and Methods by Bhattacharyya, G.K. and Johnson, R.A
  • Fundamentals of Statistics by Goon, A.M, Gupta, M.K. and Dasgupta, B
  • Probability and Statistical Inference by Hogg, R.V. and Tanis, E.A

Other Books for Reference

  • Upkar S.S.C. Combined Graduate Level Exam by Dr. Sharma & Singh
  • SSC Graduate Level Tier II Exam Arithmetical Ability English- Kiran Prakashan
  • SSC Graduate Level Tier II Exam Arithmetical Ability Hindi Kiran Prakashan
  • SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam. (For Tier I & II) Dr. Lal & Jain
  • Ramesh SSC Graduate Level Guide by RPH Editorial Board

Apart from referring books, candidate must practice model question papers as part of exam preparation. Previous year’s questions can be collected from web portals, book stores, etc.



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