Best Books For JSSC CGL 2022 Paper 1, 2 & 3 Exam Preparation

Best Books For JSSC CGL 2022 Paper 1, 2 & 3 Exam Preparation

BySATISH KUMAR GUPTA  |  Updated on: Jan 19, 2022
Read this post to know the subject wise books for the JSSC CGL 2022 recruitment. These are the most recommenced books for any competitive exam that will guide you towards your preparation for the exam.

Know the important books for the JSSC CGL exam 2022. You can check out the subject wise books here for the Jharkhand SSC exam. This post informs you of the subject wise books that will help you to prepare for the exam in the most comprehensive manner.

The following list of books will help you to get clarity over your concepts for a particular topic or subject. Practising and solving questions from the given books will help you in getting your doubts clarified. 

JSSC CGL Books 2022

The Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) has released the JSSC Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL) notification on its official website. This recruitment drive will be conducted to fill 956 posts through the JSSC CGL exam. However, to be able to prepare for the JSSC CGL exam you must have a good clarity of your concepts that can be achieved through books. 

Therefore, to ace this exam, a candidate should not just have a robust study plan but also books for JSSC CGL 2022 exam to help them pick the right books off the shelf. To help aspirants, here’s a list of books with which one can thoroughly prepare for the exam. We have collated the best books that will help you to achieve success in the exam. 

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Best Books for JSSC CGL Main Exam 2022

The JSSC CGL exam will comprise of a single-stage exam, the Mains exam. The Mains exam of Jharkhand CGL shall have three papers, Paper 1, Paper 2 & Paper 3. Candidates preparing for the exam must check the list for the best books for the JSSC CGL exam as given below. 

Best Books For JSSC CGL Paper 1: English & Hindi Books 


Name of the book



Oxford English Critical Texts


D.J. Enright and Ernst De Chickera

Objective General English

SP Bakshi of Arihant publication

Quick Learning Objective General English


RS Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal

High School English Grammar and Composition


Wren and Martin


General Hindi


Hardev Bahri

Samanya Hindi

Authored by Omkaar Nath Verma and published by Arihant publications

Hindi Bhasha

Diamond Power Learning

Best Books For JSSC CGL Paper 2: Local Language Paper 

The JSSC CGL Paper 2 shall be a language paper. This will have questions based on the choice of the candidates' Indo Aryan languages. The list of languages for the JSSC CGL Paper 2 is given below. For Tribal and Regional Language, candidates can choose any one of the languages. This paper shall have 100 questions. 

  • Oriya
  • Sadri
  • Bengali
  • Angika
  • Bhojpuri
  • Urdu
  • Khortha
  • Munda languages, like Kurmali, Bhumij, Korku, Kharia, Santhali, Mundari and Ho, and the Dravidian languages Korwa, Oraon(Kurukh) and Paharia (Malto).

Best Books For JSSC CGL Paper 3: Maths, Computer, General Science, Jharkhand GK


Name of the book


General Knowledge

Jharkhand GK


Dr. Manish Ranjan

Indian Culture, Art, and Heritage

Devdutt Pattanaik


Lucent’s General Knowledge


Dr. Binary Karn

General Knowledge


Arihant publication


Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

R.S. Aggarwal

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Rajesh Verma

Elementary and Advanced Mathematics

Kiran Publication

Quantitative Abilities Arithmetic Ability

Kiran Prakashan

Mental Ability

Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning

R S Aggarwal

Analytical Reasoning


M K Pandey

Logical and Analytical Reasoning

AK Gupta


Objective Computer Awareness


Arihant Experts


Computer Knowledge


Shikha Agarwal

Objective Computer Awareness

Authored by Somya Ranjan Behera and published by B.K. Publications

General Science

1500+ General Science MCQ

Disha Publications

JSSC CGL Exam Pattern 2022

Before delving deeper into which book you must buy, you should know about the JSSC CGL exam pattern and how many rounds are there. JSSC CGL mains exam will be consisting of 3 papers of time duration 2 hours each. Candidates in order to be considered for final selection need to clear all the 3 papers with a minimum qualifying mark of 30%. Each question asked in JSSC CGL Exam 2022 has a weightage of 3 marks while for every wrong answer there will be a negative marking of 1 mark. The exam pattern for JSSC CGL Exam is given below:



Number of Questions


Time Duration

Minimum Qualifying Marks


Hindi Language



2 hours


English Language 




Regional Language



2 Hours



General Studies



2 Hours


General Science






Reasoning/Mental Ability test



Computer Knowledge



General Knowledge related to the State of Jharkhand



JSSC CGL Exam Books FAQs

  • Some of the books for JSSCL CGL Paper-1 are given below:

    • Oxford English Critical Texts by D.J. Enright and Ernst De Chickera
    • Objective General English by SP Bakshi of Arihant publication
    • General Hindi by Hardev Bahri
    • Samanya Hindi by Authored by Onkaar Nath Verma and published by Arihant publications
    • Spardha Prakashan 
    • Jharkhand GK by Arihant Publication
    • JSSC by SHIVANGAN Publications
  • Candidates can refer to previous year papers and mocks to become familiar with the exam pattern and improve their time management skills

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