How to Prepare Maths for SSC CHSL 2019: Topic Wise Preparation Strategy & Tips

By Neha Uppal|Updated : December 15th, 2019

How to Prepare Maths for SSC CHSL 2019: SSC CHSL 2019 Exam is around the corner and with a limited time left for the exam, we will help you strategise your preparation in a better way. In this article, we will discuss the right approach needed to tackle quantitative aptitude section.

Not all topics in this section are similar in level. While some topics may appear easier for you, some topics can turn out to be a road blocker for you in the journey to success. But worry not, we at BYJU'S Exam Prep are here to mitigate your stress and help you with effective methods that once implemented will culminate into success. 

Quantitative Aptitude Preparation Strategy for SSC CHSL 2019

Quantitative Aptitude section is the most important area. It is one of the most scoring of all the sections if you get the answers right. Scoring can be easy and tough depending on the complexity of the questions and your understanding of the questions.

If you have good command over this section, you can score around 40-45 in just 25 minutes. All you need to do is attempt the questions with good accuracy.

In order to score well in this exam, you need to have a good command over the following topics.

  • Data interpretation
  • Geometry
  • Profit, Loss & Discount
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry

Topic Wise SSC CHSL Maths Preparation Strategy

Data Interpretation

You must attempt Data Interpretation questions. Nearly all the D.I. questions are based on chapters like Ratio, Percentage and Average which you can easily solve.


Geometry in SSC CHSL Exam is considered to be the most important topic. Most of the questions are directly related to the basic properties.

Profit, Loss & Discount

You should know the basic rules applied in this chapter. Learning formulas and their application by heart would be the perfect way to solve many questions. Basic calculation and approximation concept should be strong as they directly drive the candidate to the right option. Try to use shortcut tricks for saving time.

Note: In order to make it easy for all the aspirants, we are posting the links below of some important Study Material and Shortcuts for quants on the above topic.


It includes questions on Algebraic Identities, Factorization & Simplification of Polynomials and Simplification of Fractions. Practising all types of questions from this topic is a must.


Generally, easy questions are asked on trigonometry. So you need to prepare basic only

Do you need to learn so many formulae of Trigonometry?

The answer would be “NO”. You need to remember basics about sin θ, cos θ, tan θ, cot θ, Sec θ, cosec θ and their relationship.

In order to make it easy for all the aspirants, we are posting the links of some important Study Material and Short cuts on Trigonometry.

Suggested Books for SSC CHSL Quant Section

Knowledge of Basic Mathematics from class VI to X is required for SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude Section. We suggest you to first go through NCERT/ State Board Text Books and then buy any of the book given below to learn shortcuts and tricks.

  1. Quantum Cat by Sarvesh Verma
  2. Arihant's Fast Track Objective Arithmetic
  3. Play with Advanced Maths by Abhinav Sharma
  4. Quicker Mathematics by M. Tyra
  5. Elementary and Advanced Mathematics by Kiran Prakashan

If you follow the above tips and strategies, you will surely be able to score well in a quant section of SSC CHSL Exam easily. Have faith in yourself. Attract positivity. Be confident and give your best.

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