SSC GD Best Books 2022, Subject Wise Books And Material!

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Mon, 21 Nov 2022 09:00 AM IST


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SSC GD Best Books: A total of 24369 vacancies have been relased on the official website of the Staff Services Commission. The examination is set to be held in the month of January 2023, the candidates aspiring for the examination must now have clarity about the right books and material for the examination. The information on the best books can be life-saving as the candidates will be making the most of their time in a competitive examination like SSC GD. The list of best books provided by us has been prepared after extensive consultation with the expert faculty and toppers of yesteryears. The space below has the complete for list of best books for the SSC GD Examination along with other details. If you are aspiring to appear for SSC GD Exam 2022, then join our SSC GD Constable Champion Batch now!
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Table Of Content 

SSC GD Best Books
SSC GD Best Books- General Knowledge & General Awareness
SSC GD Best Books- General Reasoning 
SSC GD Constable Best Books For Quantitative Aptitude
SSC GD Best Books - English 
SC GD Exam Pattern 

SSC GD Best Books

The candidates who are dedicated of the examination and have cleared the paper in past have always relied on the Best Books.

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These books help to clear concepts and prepare for the examination in a comprehensive manner.   The SSG GD Exam is tests candidates in the following 4 areas and the list of best books is available for all four sections. 
  1. General Intelligence & Reasoning
  2. General Knowledge & General Awareness
  3. Elementary Mathematics
  4. English/Hindi
The detailed list of the most reliable books for all these sections is mentioned below:

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SSC GD Best Books- General Knowledge & General Awareness

General Knowledge checks the general awareness of candidates for their nation and surrounding. This section is often of the vastest and needs daily efforts to master. With the change in the exam pattern for the SSC GD Examination general section is as important as any other section in the examination. The table below has a detailed list of the best books as recommended by the toppers and expert faculty. 




General Knowledge



General Knowledge



General Knowledge 2020

Manohar Pandey


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SSC GD Best Books- General Reasoning 

This section is more application-based, but the concepts that play an important role must be learned. This section too has a weightage of 20 questions or 25 % but the questions asked are easy to moderate level. Candidates can easily score very good marks in this section. There are few well-known reasoning books for various sections. 
A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal The questions in this book are very useful. They are framed keeping the competitive exams in mind. This is one of the most referred books for SSC CGL.
Perfect Verbal Reasoning by Ajay Chauhan This book contains a lot of questions along with explanations for the same. Candidates can also refer to this book for preparing for this section.
Analytical Reasoning by M.K. Pandey This is also a very good book to prepare for reasoning. It contains a lot of questions and candidates can practice those from here.

SSC GD Constable Best Books For Quantitative Aptitude

There are several books for Quant sections. All the candidates have their preferred books and preferred teacher for this section. Yet there are a few best books for the SSC GD  maths section that have been recommended by all.

Name of Book



Quantitative Aptitude SmartBook


S Chand

Play with Advanced Maths

Abhinay Sharma

Abhinay Publication

Elementary and Advanced Mathematics

Kiran Publication

KD Campus

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SSC GD Best Books - English 

The English section is generally the most scoring section in SSC GD Examination. But the candidates who have no prior experience with the language might be at a loss if they do not prepare properly. The best strategy for the English section of the SSC GD examination is to rely on the Best books like Wren Martin and others.




English Language SmmartBook


S Chand


English for General Competition

KD Publication


English for General Competition



Aadhunik Hinki Vyakrank aur Rachna



SC GD Exam Pattern 

As per the SSC GD Constable Exam pattern, the Tier 1 exam.

 The exam is held in form of sections with 80 questions in total.

 The Time duration for the SSC GD Constable Tier I exam is 60 minutes.

 This exam is conducted in – English and Hindi only.

 There is a 0.5 negative marking for every incorrect answer in the SSC GD online test.

The marking scheme along with the detailed exam pattern is as follows:
Total No. of Questions No. Of Questions Maximum Marks
General Intelligence and Reasoning 20 40 1 hour 
General Knowledge and General Awareness 20 40
Elementary Mathematics 20 40
English/ Hindi 20 40
Total 160


SSC GD Constable Best Books – Section-Wise Important Topics

 The list of most important topics will help you to maximize your score and ensure that you are able to make the most of the time available. The section wise list of mots important topics is as follows:

SSC GD Subjects

Section-Wise Important Topics

General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Spatial orientation
  • Visual memory
  • Discrimination
  • Analogies
  • Similarities and differences
  • Relationship concepts
  • Arithmetical reasoning and figural classification
  • Arithmetic number series
  • Coding and decoding
General Knowledge and General Awareness
  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific research

Elementary Mathematics

  • Fundamental arithmetical
  • Operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion,
  • Averages,
  • Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Mensuration


  • Basic English/ Hindi
  • Comprehension

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Is Lucent a good book for general awareness for the SSC GD Constable exam?

Yes, Lucent is a good book for GA. Along with it, you can refer to NCERT for the concept building.

Which is the most reliable material for the SSC GD Exam?

The E books form Safalta are the most reliable material of the examination.

What are the sections asked in SSC GD Syllabus?

The questions are asked from the sections like General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Knowledge & General Awareness, Elementary Mathematics, English/ Hindi.

What are the posts after SSC GD Exam?

There are various posts like Constables in :
  1. Border Security Force (BSF)
  2. Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
  3. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
  4. Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
  5. Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
  6. National Investigation Agency (NIA)
  7. Secretariat Security Force (SSF)
  8. And recruitment for riflemen ( general duty ) will be for Assam Rifles.

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