How you can crack the SSC-CGL Mathematics in your first attempt?

Tips & Tricks to crack Maths Exam: How to crack Mathematics of SSC CGL?

Quantitative Aptitude Of SSC CGL is a tough nut to crack. But the right strategy and  dedication make the section easy to crack. But, still, there is one poser to concern about i.e. Time management. Candidates must first learn all the basics related to the topics mentioned and then learn the short tricks wherever applicable. By learning the shortcuts one can easily master the art of time management

Read this article to score well in the Quantitative Aptitude of SSC CGL

Easy Chapters to Prepare Quantitative Aptitude for SSC CGL Tier-I and Tier-II Exam

Must start from easy topics given below to save time in the exam. Your main focus should be achieving the speed of calculation. 

Chapter’s Name 



Learn Simplification Techniques based on BODMAS Rule, Fractions, Surds, and Indices 

Age-based problems

Practice all types of questions in this section varying from basic to difficult.


Use short techniques to crack this section 


Try working on solving short questions first based on this section

Ratio and Proportion

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Moderate Questions to prepare Quantitative Aptitude for SSC CGL Tier-I and Tier-II Exam

Number system

Solve the questions of HCF, LCM, Rational & Irrational questions 

Profit and Loss 

Learn the basic concepts & then solve the problem based on Dishonest/Successive dealings, Partnerships, etc

Speed, Distance and time 

Learn the formulae and solve the questions based on “boat downstream and upstream”


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Data Interpretation

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Difficult Questions to prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for SSC CGL Tier-I and Tier-II Exam


Practice Linear Equation and Variables 


Triangles congruency, Similarity theorems, Circle chords & tangent theorems, Co-ordinate geometry, etc. Learn all the theorems.

Time and work 

Learn a few shortcut tricks on pipes and cistern, time and work, work and efficiency.


Practice the application based on trigonometrical identities.


Books OF Mathematics for  SSC CGL 

  • SC Mathematics- Rakesh Yadav

Rakesh Yadav Reader Publication

  • Play with Advanced Maths- Abhinay Sharma

Abhinay Publication

  • Quantum CAT – Sarvesh K Verma

Arihant Publication

  • Elementary and Advanced Mathematics -Kiran Publication KD Campus
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations-RS Agrawal


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