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SSC CPO Books 2020: List of expert recommended books

SSC CPO Books 2020: SSC CPO exam is one of the most competitive government exams. SSC released the updated date for the SSC CPO 2020 which was postponed due to the pandemic. The SSC CPO Paper-I is scheduled for 23rd to 26th November 2020. Candidates speed up your preparation as only about a month is left.
In this article, to help you with your preparation some important SSC CPO books are mentioned.

SSC CPO Notification 2020-21

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2020

Paper-I Exam Pattern:

S.No.SUBJECTQUESTIONSMaximum MarksDURATION
1.English Comprehension5050120 mins
2.Quantitative Aptitude5050
3.General Intelligence & Reasoning5050
4.General Knowledge & Awareness5050

Total

200200

Paper-II Exam Pattern:

SUBJECTQUESTIONSMaximum MarksDURATION
English Language & Comprehension2002002 hours

Check Detailed Exam Pattern 2020

SSC CPO Books 2020

Books are the most important tool in the preparation of any competitive exam. But choosing the right book can be a dilemma. We are here with a list of SSC CPO books recommended by experts for every subject. 

SSC CPO Books for Paper-I

SSC CPO BooksGeneral Intelligence & Reasoning: 

  1. A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal & Analytical by B.S. Sijwali, Indu Sijwali
  2. Analytical Reasoning by M.K. Pandey
  3. Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning by R S Aggarwal
  4. Reasoning For General Competition by KD Campus
  5. Reasoning by Guidely Experts

SSC CPO Books – General Knowledge and General Awareness:

  1. GS Set For General Competition by KD Campus
  2. Lucent’s General Knowledge by Lucent Publication
  3. Manorama Yearbook by Mammen Mathew
  4. General Awareness Notes

SSC CPO Books – Quantitative Aptitude:

  1. Arihant’s Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Arihant Publication
  2. Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal
  3. Arithmetics For General Competition Vol 1 & 2 by Neetu Singh
  4. Study Notes for Quantitative aptitude 

SSC CPO Books – English Comprehension:

  1. Quick Learning Objective General English by R.S. Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal
  2. Objective General English by S.P. Bakshi
  3. High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren & Martin
  4. Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  5. English Language Important Topics

SSC CPO Books for Paper-II

It is to test the candidates writing skills in the English language. There will be 200 questions in the paper-II. Every question carries 1 mark making a total of 200 marks for the whole section.
Here is a list of SSC CPO books for paper-II:

  1. Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  2. Objective General English by R.S. Aggarwal
  3. Objective General English by S.P. Bakshi
  4. One Word Substitution by Kiran
  5. A mirror of Common Error by Kiran

SSC CPO Books: Preparation Tips

  1. Practice each and every subject equally.
  2. Focus on the scoring topics and your weak areas.
  3. Attempt Mock tests & topic tests.
  4. Properly analyze the tests to boost the scores.
  5. Revision is the key to score well in the general awareness & knowledge section. 
  6. Follow guidely for resources and latest notifications.

Practice Mock Tests for SSC CPO 2020

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q: Is there any negative marking in SSC CPO 2020?
A: Yes, for every incorrect answer 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Q: When is the SSC CPO 2020 paper-I exam?
A: The paper-I for the SSC CPO-I will be conducted from 23rd to 26th of November 2020

Q: What are the important SSC CPO books for grammar for paper-I 2020?
A: Refer to High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren & Martin to understand grammar for SSC CPO paper-I.

Q: Is there any sectional timing for the SSC CPO exam 2020?
A: No, there is no sectional timing in the SSC CPO exam

Q: What is the age limit for SSC CPO 2020?
A: Minimum: 20 years
    Maximum: 25 years

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