Books for SSC CGL 2018 | Subject-wise List of Books

SSC CGL is one of the most examination in India. Clearing  the examination can be really challenging if not use the right book and resources. Preparation with the right books will always helpfull . Most importantly, it saves a lot of time which can be used elsewhere. We understand your needs and so we provide List of books for all the subjects from relevant Tiers. You need to refer these listed books to increase the efficiency of your preparation.

Written examination consists of Objective Type - Multiple choice questions only. It comprises of 4 Parts. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part II, III & IV. There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

Part I: English Language (Basic Knowledge) | 25 Questions | 50 Marks

Part II: General Intelligence | 25 Questions | 50 Marks

Part III: Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) | 25 Questions | 50 Marks

Part IV: General Awareness | 25 Questions | 50 Marks

The Marathas :History Notes


1.Shivaji belonged to Bhonsle Clan.
2.Guru Ramdas was his political Guru.
3.His coronation was held at Raigarh in 1674. His kingdom was called Swaraj.
4.He adopted the titles of Chhatrapati, HaindavaDharmodharak& Kshatriya Kulavatamsa.
5.He had confrontation with Afzal Khan of Bijapur in 1659.
6.He also had confrontation with Shayista Khan in 1660.
7.He sacked Surat in 1664 again in 1670.
8.Died in 1680.

The Ashtapradhan (Ministers)

Peshwa / Mukhiya Pradhan -Prime Minister, General administration both civil and military.
Sar-i-Naubat                         -Chief of armed forces
Majumdar/ Amatya                -Finance , Revenue , Accounts
Sachiv/Surunavis/Chitnis -Royal Correspondence
Dabir/Sumant                         -Foreign Affiars/ Royal ceremonies
Mantri/Waqla-Nawis/Wakins -Incharge of records, intelligence and looked after king’s private affairs.
NayayadhishPandit Rao         -Justice Religious affairs and Charities


1. BalajiViswanath         1713-20
2. Baji Rao I                   1720-40
3. BalajiBaji Rao            1740-61
4. Mahadev Rao             1761-72
5. Narayan Rao              1772-73
6. Swami Madhav Rao   1773-95
7. Baji Rao Ji                 1795-1818

Maratha Families and Their Headquarters

1. Pashwa                 Poona
2. Scindia                 Gwalior (Initially Ujjain)
3. Gaekwad             Baroda
4. Bhonsle                Nagpur
5. Holker                 Indore
6. Pawar                 Dhar

Maratha Confederacy

1.The first Peshwa, in 1713.
2.Induced Zulfiquar Khan to pay Chauth and Sardeshmukhi of Deccan.
3.Helped the Sayyid brothers to overthrow Farruksiyar
4.Introduced Saranjami System

Baji Rao I
1.The greatest exponent of Guerrilla tactics after Shivaji
2.Worsted Nizam-ul-Mulk twice.
3.Compaigned against the Portuguese-captured Salsette&Bassein
4.Compaigned against the Sidis of Janjira
5.Propounded concept of Hindu Pad Padshahi, Real architect of Maratha Empire.

BalajiBaji Rao (Nana Sahib)
1.Maratha families came into prominence.
2.By the will of the king Shahu the Peshwa became the official head.
3.Capital was shifted to Poona from Satara.
4.Invaded Bengal repeatedly – gained Orissa.
5.Helped Imad-ul-mulk to become Wazir.
6.Invasion of Ahmed Shah Abdali – Battle of Panipat 1761 – the nominal head of the Maratha army was Viswas Rao and the actual commander was Sadasiva Rao Bhao (killed in the battle). Artillery was under the command of Ibrahim Gardi.

Madhav Rao
1.Defeated Haider Ali.
2.Brought back the Mughal Emperor Shah and became their Pensioner.
Narayan Rao
1.Conflict for power with Raghunath Rao.
2.Raghunath Rao tried to capture power with the British help.
3.First Anglo-Maratha war.

Baji Rao II
1.Son of Raghunath Rao.
2.MahadjiSchindia rose to prominence. He established control over Shah Alam and secured the appointment of Peshwas as the emperor’s deputy.

History Notes: 1857 Revolt

General facts-
PM of England – Palmerston
Governor general – Lord Canning of India
Emperor of India – Bahadur Sah Jafar
Commander of Britishers –Campbell

A. Reason between 1757 – 1857
Wellesely – Treaty of Subsidiary Alliance
Dallousive – Doctrine of lapse
Revenue System- Exploitation of Peasents
Education  → Modernity → Analysis
Indian Industries → closed
Rural Industries → closed
Conversion into Christan
Social interference → Sati, Slave, widow remarriage Act.
Sepoy dissatisfaction

B. Immediate Cause
Use of rifle,  cartridges of this rifle were made from cow and pig fat.

Nature of Revolt

Lorentz & Seele  Sepoy movement

Reege               : Revolt against Christianity
Homes                : A war between cirilisation and anarchasim
Taylor                 : Hindu – Muslim conspiracy
Disraeli                 : National movement
R. C. majumdar : Neither first nor national and freedom struggle
V. D. Sawarkar : First war of Independence

Simple Interest & Compound Interest Concepts for SSC

Quantitative Aptitude is an equally important section for SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS exams and has an even more abundant importance in some other exams conducted by SSC. Generally, there are questions asked related to basic concepts and formulas of Simple Interest & Compound Interest.

To let you make the most of QUANT section, we are providing important facts related to Simple interest & Compound Interest. Also, Railway Exam is nearby with bunches of posts for the interested candidates in which quantitative aptitude is a major part. We have covered important notes and questions focusing on these prestigious exams. We wish you all the best of luck to come over the fear of Mathematics section.
Simple Interest & Compound Interest

Simple Interest

1. If a certain sum in T years at R% per annum amounts to Rs. A, then the sum will be

2. The annual payment that will discharge a debt of Rs. A due in T years at R% per annum is .Annual payment=

3. If a certain sum is invested in n types of investments in such a manner that equal amount is obtained on each investment where interest rates are R₁, R₂, R₃ ……, R_n, respectively and time periods are T₁, T₂, T₃, ……, T_n, respectively, then the ratio in which the amounts are invested is

4. If a certain sum of money becomes n times itself in T years at simple interest, then the rate of interest per annum is

5. If a certain sum of money becomes n times itself at R% per annum simple interest in T years, then

6. If a certain sum of money becomes n times itself in T years at a simple interest, then the time T in which it will become m times itself is given by

7. Effect of change of P, R and T on simple interest is given by the following formula:

8. If a certain sum of money P lent out at SI amounts to A₁ in T₁ years and to A₂ in T₂ years, then

9. If a certain sum of money P lent out for a certain time T amounts to A₁ at R₁ % per annum and to A₂ at R₂ % per annum, then

10. If an amount P₁ lent at the simple interest rate of R₁ % per annum and another amount P₂ at the simple interest rate of R₂ % per annum, then the rate of interest for the whole sum is

Compound Interest

1. (a) The amount A due after t years, when a principal P is given on compound interest at the rate R% per annum is given by

2. If the interest is compounded half-yearly, then

3. If the interest is compounded quarterly, then

4. When the rates of interest are different for different years, say R₁, R₂, R₃ percent for first, second and third year, respectively, then

5. When the time is given in the form of fraction, say 23/4 years, then,


6. (a) The difference between the compound interest and the simple interest on a certain sum of money for 2 years at R% per annum is given by

(b) The difference between the compound interest and the simple interest on a certain sum of money for 2 years at R% per annum is given by

7. If a certain sum becomes n times in t years at compound interest, then the same sum becomes n^m times in mt years.

8. If a certain sum becomes n times in t years, then the rate of compound interest is given by

9. If a certain sum of money at compound interest amounts to Rs. x in A years and to Rs. y in B years, then the rate of interest per annum is

10. If a loan of Rs. P at R% compound interest per annum is to be repaid in n equal yearly instalments, then the value of each instalment is given by

Learn to Solve Simplification & Approximation Questions

Simplification, and Approximation is a topic that is the easiest to solve and at least 10 questions asked in every examination. So, you can easily grab 10 marks in Aptitude Section if you are good at calculations. All that you need to do for this topic is to be fast with calculations and keep practicing, it will always stand you in good stead.

The important points to deal with this section are to remember the BODMAS Rule and have all the tables, cubes, squares entirely grasped.

Simplification and Approximation along with a few more calculation-based topics, is a topic that helps you score the maximum marks in the aptitude section. And to deal with this topic efficiently, you need to be excellent at calculation because that's the only thing that you need to do while solving the questions from this topic. If you lag here, this topic can prove to be a can of worms for you. Some people might wonder how there are people who can solve the toughest of these questions within minutes while others find it difficult to solve the simplest of them. But that’s just a mindset. The approach to this topic can be made easier when the questions are continuously being practiced by someone who is actually willing to improve. 

Here are a few tips on how to solve Simplification and Approximation questions efficiently:

1. Remember to have all the multiplication tables up to 20, squares up to 30, cubes up to 20, and fraction tables (1/n) entirely grasped.

2. Try to do most of the everyday calculations on your own. Check the Cricket Scores that are quite big in numbers, and try to perform Average, Subtraction, Multiplications and things can do a good turn in the examinations. While you travel, you can also check the car numbers while you travel and divide, multiply by the number of cars you marked. It will boost your calculation skills.

3. Continuous practice is always beneficial, as the candidate is able to find the correlation in some calculations, can observe a pattern and might develop a few tips and tricks on his own to solve that particular question. This helps the candidate in remembering what the answer will be to a particular calculation like addition or multiplication, which will eventually save the time during the examination.

4. For some of the questions on Simplification and Approximation, there is a technique or trick given by Vedic Math that may help candidates saving their precious time during the Examination. One must always know where a particular technique or trick is to be used while solving different questions.

Static Awareness Question for Banking Exams

Q1. International cricket Council(ICC) Headquarters is at-
(a) Dubai, UAE
(b) Zurich, Switzerland
(c) Gland, Switzerland
(d) Sydney, Australia
(e) Londan, England

S1. Ans.(a)

Q2. Visakhapatnam port was in news recently is located in which of the following State...
(a) Karnataka
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Gujarat
(d) Andhara Pardesh
(e) Odisha

S2. Ans.(d)

Q3. Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development is the prestigious award accorded annually by India to individuals or organizations in recognition of creative efforts toward promoting…
(a) International Stability
(b) International Peace
(c) International relations
(d) United Nation Childrens education Fund
(e) Global Prevention of crimes

S3. Ans.(b)

Q4. Krishnarajasagar dam built across Kaveri River in which of the following state ?
(a) Uttarakhand
(b) Arunachal Pradesh
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Karnataka
(e) Kerala

S4. Ans.(d)

Q5. World Economic Forum's headquarter is located at-
(a) Netherlands
(b) Switzerland
(c) Greece
(d) France
(e) Berlin

S5. Ans.(b)

Computer Knowledge Quiz for NABARD Grade-A Exam

Q1. Which of the following HTML elements is the starting element in all HTML document?
(a) Root
(b) Metadata
(c) Section
(d) Heading
(e) Phrasing

Q2. Who invented the QWERTY keyboard?
(a) Charlie Sholes
(b) Karl Sholes
(c) Christopher Latham Sholes
(d) Khristopher Sholes
(e) None of these

Q3. What is Windows Vista?
(a) Processor
(b) Operating System
(c) Input device
(d) Memory
(e) None of these

Q4. Which of the following is not a DBMS software?
(a) dBASE
(b) FoxPro
(c) Oracle
(d) Sybase
(e) Database2000

Q5. Which physical layer devices can be used to enlarge the area covered by a single LAN segment?
1. Switch
2. NIC
3. Hub
4. Repeater
5. RJ45 transceiver
(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 3
(c) 3 and 4
(d) 5 only
(e) None of these

kvs previous year question papers for pgt

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Kendriya Vidyalaya PGT TGT PRT Exam Pattern

PartsSubjectsTotal QuestionsTotal MarksTime Duration
Part 1Hindi2020

2pm to 3pm

Part 2
Reasoning & Numerical Ability2020
Teaching Methodology2020
Current Affairs2020
Concerned Subjects100100

Best Books for KVS TGT, PGT & PRT Exam Preparation

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