SSC CPO Recruitment 2019: Check Best Books for Exam Preparation

SSC CPO 2019-20 Notification has been recently released by Staff Selection Commission on its official website i.e. SSC will conduct computer-based online test for the recruitment of Sub-Inspector (SI) in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) & Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) in CISF. The complete recruitment process is divided into 4 important phases. 

Phase 1 (Computer-based online test - Paper 1) → Phase 2 (PET/PST) → Phase 3 (Computer-based online test - Paper 2) → Phase 4 (DME: Detailed Medical Examination)

Exam for the first phase will be conducted from 11 December to 13 December 2019. In this article, we are going to tell you about some important books which can help you to crack this exam. We have also discussed the pattern of online exam after the list of recommended books. 

Best Books for SSC CPO Recruitment 2019:


SSC CPO: Solved Papers 2003 to 2017 (by Kiran Prakashan)

SSC CAPFs Sub Inspector and Assistant Sub Inspector: Study Guide (by Arihant Expert)

English Language:

English for General Competitions by Neetu Singh (Volume 1)

English for General Competitions by Neetu Singh (Volume 2)

Objective General English Paperback by S.P. Bakshi

Quantitative Aptitude:

SSC Mathematics 1999-September 2018 Type-wise Questions 7300+ Objective Questions 

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Paperback by Rajesh Verma

Reasoning Ability:

Analytical Reasoning by M K Pandey

Kiran’s SSC Reasoning Chapterwise & Typewise Solved Papers [1999 to March 2018] 

General Awareness:

General Knowledge with General Science Lucent 

SSC General Studies 7300+ (Rakesh Yaadav)

Kiran’s SSC General Awareness Chapterwise & Typewise Solved Papers 

Either use SSC General Studies 7300+ (Rakesh Yaadav) or Kiran’s SSC General Awareness , no need to study from both the books

These are the best books which are often recommended by teachers and subject experts for the preparation of this exam. Many of you might be wondering about the exam pattern of Paper 1 and Paper 2. So, here we have provided exam pattern of paper 1 and 2 for reference. 

Pattern of Paper I:

Date of Examination



Number of Questions/Maximum Marks

Time Duration

11 - 12 - 2019


13 - 12 - 2019


General Intelligence and Reasoning


2 Hours


General Knowledge and General Awareness



Quantitative Aptitude



English Comprehension


Pattern of Paper II:

Date of Examination


Number of Questions/Maximum Marks

Time Duration

(will be intimated in due course)

English language & Comprehension


2 Hours

Questions in both the papers will have Objective Multiple Choice Type. Questions (in Hindi and English, except English section). There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I & Paper-II.

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