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Best Books for SSC CHSL Exam 2014

SSC is going to conduct the All India Open CHSL Exam on 02/11/2014 and 09/11/2014 for recruitment to the posts for Data Entry Operator (DEO) and Lower Division Clerk (LDC). You can read the official notification here.

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Paper Pattern of SSC CHSL Exam 2014:

The exam will be of 2 hours and 200 marks consisting four sections of 50 marks each viz.

1) English
2) Maths
3) Reasoning
4) General Awareness.

There will be negative marking of .25 marks.

Check out Best Books for SSC CHSL Exam 2014:

A) English Language:

1) General English by Lucent Publications: This is by far the best book available in the market for the preparation of all entrance exams. The content in this book is written in both English and Hindi language for easy understanding. All the concepts are explained in a crystal clear and step by step manner. Hundreds of rules of English grammar are given in this book chapter wise, so you will cover each and every aspect of English language.

2) SSC English Language Chapterwise Solved Papers 1997-Till Date: All the English language questions asked in the last 17 years in all SSC exams. As SSC repeats many questions from its previous years’ papers, this book is really helpful.

3) English for General Competitions from Plinth to Paramount: Great book by Paramount Coaching Centre for all SSC exams such as CGL, CHSL, etc.

If this is not available on Flipkart, buy it on Amazon:

B) General Intelligence and Reasoning:

1) A Modern Approach To Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal: The best and only book you need to prepare for this section. Every topic is covered in detail in this book.

2) SSC Reasoning Chapterwise Solved Papers 1999 Till Date: It contains Chapter wise Compilation of reasoning section of Previous Years’ Papers of all Exams Conducted by SSC (CGL, CHSL ,FCI ,Delhi Police,SI etc.).

C) General Awareness: General Awareness is a very tricky section. No matter how much you prepare for this, still you will find lots of tough questions. So my advice would be to focus on current affairs more, there would be around 10-15 questions of current affairs and for the rest of the part, read one of the books given below.

1) Lucent’s General Knowledge 4th Edition: A comprehensive book that covers an exhaustive range of topics such as History, Geography, Economy, Polity, Science, etc.

2) General Knowledge 2014: Essential ‘Knowledge Capsule’ in General Awareness and Current Affairs by Manohar Pandey(Arihant Publications) I strongly recommend this book as you can do it within a week and it covers the entire General awareness in a concise manner.

3) SSC General Awareness Chapterwise Solved Papers (1997 – till date): Chapter wise solved previous years’ questions of SSC exams.

D) Numerical Aptitude/Maths:

1) Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Arihant: This is one of the best book for Mathematics to improve your speed and efficiency with thousands of shortcuts. It covers all the topics with so many formulas, concepts, shortcuts, examples and thousands of questions to practice.

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2) SSC All Graduate Level Exams Solved Papers 1997 Upto Date: Chapter wise solved questions from all SSC exams from 1997 up to now.

3) Arithmetic for General Competitions – By Paramount: Amazing Book for arithmetic by Paramount Coaching Centre for all SSC exams such as CGL, CHSL, etc.

If this book is not available on Flipkart, buy it on Amazon:

4) Advance maths for General Competitions (English) (Paramount Maths for General Competitions): For topics such as Trigonometry, Geometry, Mensuration, Algebra, etc. – this is the only book you need. This book is great for all SSC exams such as CGL, CHSL, etc.

SSC CHSL – 10 + 2 Higher Secondary Data Entry Operator & Lower Division Clerk Exam 2014 Guide – Cum – Practice Work Book

Click here to buy Practice Work Book Cum Guide for SSC CHSL – 10 + 2 Higher Secondary Data Entry Operator & Lower Division Clerk Exam 2014.

Apart from these books, you can also purchase study material by Paramount Coaching Centre. All of the following study material is very good to prepare for any SSC exam such as CGL, CHSL, etc.

Paramount Study Material for SSC Exams (English) (Paramount Study Material Revised Edition 2014)

Paramount Test Series of English Language & Comprehension for SSC CGL (Tier-II) Mock Tests 1 to 20


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