Best Books for UPSSSC PET 2023 - Subject Wise PET Book

Best Books for UPSSSC PET 2023 - Subject Wise PET Book

ByAshutosh Yadav  |  Updated on: Jan 18, 2023
Know the best books for UPSSSC PET exam. Candidates can check out the list of subject wise books for PET exam that is highly useful for exam preparation. Know the important UPSSSC PET books for Maths, Hindi, UP GK, Current Affairs.

UPSSSC PET Books play a major role in a candidate's preparation for the PET exam. As PET is one of the top most exams in Uttar Pradesh state for which candidates have applied in large numbers, aspirants would need to have a very good understanding of every subject. For best preparation, aspirants need to have the best book for the UPSSSC PET exam that helps candidates understand each topic clearly and cover the UPSSSC PET syllabus in the minimum possible time.

Here we have provided the list of the best book for UPSSSC PET preparation subject-wise as per the latest exam pattern, which is of great help. Read the article further for the updated list of best books for the PET exam.

UPSSSC PET Book 2023

Choosing the right set of UPSSSC PET books is one of the crucial factors in the candidate’s preparation for the UPSSSC PET exam. The PET exam consists of 15 subjects for which candidates need a dedicated book to elevate their knowledge.

Knowing the UPSSSC PET syllabus will not suffice alone. Aspirants would also need to practice the questions to understand the level of questions that are asked in the exam. Hence, selecting the best PET books not only leads aspirants but also saves time in the exam. Also, candidates are often confused as too many books are available in the market. Hence, it becomes essential to choose the study material wisely and smartly. In this post, we have covered the complete list of subject-wise UPSSSC PET books 2023 for the exam as suggested by exam experts.

PET Books 2023 - Subjects

Here is a list of subjects for which candidates need UPSSSC PET books to prepare for the exam. The list of books covers subjects such as History, Geography, Science, GK, Elementary Maths, etc.

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India History5
Indian National Movement5
Indian Economy5
Indian Constitution & Public Administration5
General Science5
Elementary Arithmetic5
General Hindi5
General English5
Logic & Reasoning5
Current Affairs10
General Awareness10
Analysis of Hindi Unread Passage - 2 Passages10
Graph Interpretation - 2 Graphs10
Table Interpretation & Analysis - 2 Tables10

UPSSSC PET Best Books: Reasoning

The reasoning is an important topic in the UPSSSC PET exam, with a weightage of 5 marks out of a total of 100 marks. Questions from this section include Order & Ranking, Blood Relations, Calendar & Watch, Coding-Decoding, Cause & Effect, Conclusive Reasoning, etc. The important books for the Reasoning section are listed below:

UPSSSC PET Book Name for ReasoningAuthor/ Publisher
Shortcuts in Tark-Shakti-Verbal, Non-Verbal, Analytical & CriticalDisha Experts
Samanya Buddhi Evam Tarkshakti ParikshanS.Chand
Reasoning Verbal & Non-VerbalRamniwas Mathuriya
Samanya Buddhi Evam Tarkshakti ParikshanArihant Publication
Lucent’s Verbal Reasoning (Hindi)Lucent Publication
Complete Verbal and Non-Verbal Type of Reasoning Test Book in HindiUpkar Prakashan
General Intelligence and Reasoning TestKP Singh
Samanya Budhi Avum Tarkshakti ParikshanRK Jha
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningRS Aggarwal

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UPSSSC PET Best Books: General Hindi

Hindi is another important subject in UPSSSC PET Exam with questions from topics including संधि, विलोम शब्द, पर्यायवाची वाक्यांशों के लिए एक शब्द, लिंग, समश्रुत भिन्नार्थक शब्द, मुहावरे-लोकोक्तियां, सामान्य अशुद्धियां, लेखक और रचनाएं. Here are a few important books of General Hindi for the UPSSSC PET Exam:

UPSSSC PET General Hindi Book Name

Author/ Publisher

General Hindi


Samanya Hindi Guide with Best Quality Study Material for Self-Study

Arvind Prakashan

Samanya Hindi

Arihant Publication

Sampurna Hindi Vyakaran aur Rachna

Lucent Publication

Objective General Knowledge (Hindi)

Lucent Publication

Brahmastra Samanya Hindi Book

Toper Temple Publication

Vastunisth Samanya Hindi Pratiyogi Parikshayo Ke Liye (Hindi)

Aditya Publication

Nalanda Samany Hindi

Prithvi Nath Pandey

Samanya Hindi Vyakaran-Kosh

Ghanta Chakra

Samanya Hindi

Kapil Srivastava

UPSSSC PET Best Books: Mathematics

Mathematics is another important section in the PET exam with questions from Elementary Arithmetic, Graph Interpretation (2 Graphs), Table Interpretation & Analysis (2 Tables). The questions from Elementary Arithmetic comprise Whole Numbers, Fractions and Decimals, Percentages, Simple Arithmetic Equations, Square & Square Roots, Exponent & Powers, and Averages. We have provided important books for the Mathematics section in the table below:

UPSSSC PET Book NameAuthor/ Publisher
UPSSSC General Maths Chapter-wise Solved PapersYouth Competition Times
Mathuriya Maths BookRam Niwas Mathuriya
Tricky Mathematics for All Competitive Examinations in HindiSumitra Prakashan
Shortcuts in Sankhayatmak AbhiyogyataDisha Experts
SSC Maths Book in Hindi and other examsSudhir Sir
Complete Arithmetic Book in HindiSharda Publication
Tricky Mathematics in HindiSumitra Prakashan
Naveen AnkganitRS Aggarwal
Quicker Maths in HindiM Tyra
SSC Mathematics Chapterwise & Typewise Solved PapersKiran Prakashan


General Knowledge (GK) and General Static (GS) is considered the most important section in the UPSSSC PET Exam. The total weightage of GK and GS is 40 marks out of a total of 100 marks. Here are some important books on GK and GS as suggested by exam experts:

UPSSSC Book Name for GKAuthor/ Publisher
Lucent’s Samanya Gyan (Hindi)Lucent Publication
Vastunistha Samanya Gyan AdhyaywarManohar Pandey
Drishti General Knowledge Quick Book in HindiDrishti The Vision Experts
Samanya Gyan ManjushaMHE
Brihad Samanya GyanDS Tiwari
General Knowledge 2022Manohar Pandey
Dhankar’s Samanya Gyan Sar SangrahDhankar Experts Group
Revised Edition Samany Gyan 2020Dhankar
Objective General Knowledge (Hindi)Lucent Publication


Some questions are put up from General Knowledge of Uttar Pradesh. Hence, it forms an important part of the overall preparation. In the table mentioned below, we have provided the important books for UPSSSC PET Exam:

UPSSSC Book Name for UP GKAuthor/ Publisher
Uttar Pradesh General Knowledge (UP GK)Lucent Publication
Uttar Pradesh: Ek Samagra AdhyayanPariksha Vani
Uttar Pradesh Ek Parichay (Hindi)Raj Narayan Dwivedi
Puja Uttar Pradesh Samanya GyanRitesh Kumar Singh
Uttar Pradesh Samanya GyanArihant Experts
Uttar Pradesh Vastunishth General KnowledgeKiran Publication
Uttar Pradesh Tathya Saar -2020Ghatna Chakra
Samanya Gyan: Uttar PradeshJBC Press
Uttar Pradesh Samanya Gyan (Hindi)Disha Experts

UPSSSC PET Book for Current Affairs

Current Affairs is also an important segment in the UPSSSC PET examination which has a weightage of 10 marks out of a total of 100 marks. Questions from Current Affairs include both National Current Affairs and International Current Affairs. We have enlisted the important books and sources of Current Affairs for UPSSSC Exam in the table mentioned below:

UPSSSC Book Name

Author/ Publisher

The Yearly Current Affairs

Disha Experts

Yuva Current Affairs Yearly

Arihant Experts

Bi-weekly Current Affairs

BYJU'S Exam Prep PDF

Month-wise Current Affairs

BYJU'S Exam Prep PDF


  • The best UPSSSC PET books vary for each subject in the PET syllabus. Some of the important UPSSSC PET books consist of Lucent’s Verbal Reasoning, Nalanda Samany Hindi, Mathuriya Maths Book, Quicker Maths in Hindi, Lucent’s Samanya Gyan, Uttar Pradesh Samanya Gyan, Yuva Current Affairs Yearly. These books are based on the latest PET syllabus and exam pattern.

  • Some of the best books for mathematics of UPSSSC PET are as follows. Candidates can also consult the NCERT books to get effective results.

    • Tricky Mathematics for All Competitive Examinations in Hindi.
    • Tricky Mathematics in Hindi by Sumitra Prakashan.
    • SSC Mathematics Chapterwise & Typewise Solved Papers by Kiran Publication.
  • Candidates can find the list of best books for the reasoning part in the UPSSSC PET exam:

    • Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal by Ramniwas Mathuriya
    • Samanya Buddhi Evam Tarkshakti Parikshan by Arihant Publication
    • General Intelligence and Reasoning Test by KP Singh
    • Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
  • Aspirants can check the important books for the UPSSSC PET Hindi exam from the list given below:

    • General Hindi - Lucent,
    • Samanya Hindi - Arihant,
    • Objective General Knowledge (Hindi) - Lucent,
    • Sampurna Hindi Vyakaran aur Rachna - Lucent.
  • No, the UPSSSC does not recommend any books for the PET exam. Experts, toppers, and faculties recommend all these books.


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