In this article, you will find the best books for Indian Army written test for the trades GD, Clerk, Havildar, Technical, and Nursing Assistance.
After you have cleared the initial tests like running and medical, you have to pass the common entrance exam conducted on 4th Sundays of each month, excluding the month March, June, September, and December. One must pass this written exam in order to get selected in Indian army.
There are different syllabus and criteria for different trades of Indian army in CEE, and if you’re well aware of the syllabus of the trade for which you are going to join the Indian Army, then you can practice the individual sections from different books, e.g you can prepare G.K from one book, and Mathematics from another.
But, why to struggle around with different books? when I have already collected the best book options for your preparations to join the Indian Army. Below is the complete list of best books which are available online and categorized according to the trades, there is a button with each of the book given below, by clicking the button you can order the book to your doors.
# Books For Indian Army GD (Soldier General Duty)
Soldier GD is most opted trade among the youth who joins Indian army, though the written exam of GD is not so difficult to crack, but one must be fully prepared as the competition is never easy. So, below is the collection of best books for Soldier GD (Sainik) in both Hindi and English.
1. Indian Army Soldier GD book (English)
Indian Army Soldier GD is one of the best books for the preparation of Soldier GD written exam comprises of important questions, their answers and most of all, well-versed and lucid explanations of each topic. Complete and accurate description of every topic in such an easy language make this book worth a buy.
The Indian Army Soldier GD book is in the form of PDF having explanations of every topic along with important questions. Now, you don’t need to seek different books for different subjects as the package include different sections for General Science, General Knowledge and Maths, covering the whole syllabus in depth.
2. Indian Army NER Soldier GD Exam (Hindi)
Books by Ram Singh Yadav are well known and best books ever written for Army and other government fields, if you are preparing for Indian army GD in Hindi then you must opt for this book.This book has important content as required in the written exam.
Also, this book has solved previous question papers which really helps a lot while preparing.
You can find this book easily in your nearby bookstore, but why to invest time in purchasing the books when you can order this book to your door steps. This is an error free book and has well-explained answers and topics, if we compare the content of this book with the cost decided (which is around Rs. 120) then surely it is worth to buy this book.
The paper quality is not too good, but as per the cost of the book the quality doesn’t matter, and buying from this book is worth of money.
3. NER Soldier GD Practice Set (Hindi)
Most of the candidates do not prefer to study the whole syllabus, and they just practice out the previous question papers, and for such candidates, Shri Krishna (SK) publication has published the practice set papers in Hindi.
This Book is not too great to prepare with, this book is useful for those students who already know the whole syllabus.
The papers quality is quite gloomy, don’t really motivate you to buy the book, but if you want to cover the whole syllabus in a snap, then this book will support you well.
If you already have some grip over the syllabus, then this books is surely worth investing money.
4. NER Soldier GD Kit English Medium
This is a combo of five books, so one thing is sure, that if you really buy this kit, and practice from it religiously, then there is no stopping you. Again, this whole combo is an SK publication offering.
This kit is for those of you who do not want to leave any stone unturned. Like already said, the combo involves five books, and all of them are in English.
So, if you find it difficult to study in English, then I would not recommend this books for you, else, it is worth investing money. This is a combo of five books, so one thing is sure, that if you really buy this kit, and practice from it religiously, then there is no stopping you. Again, this whole combo is an SK publication offering. This kit is for those of you who do not want to leave any stone unturned.
Like already said, the combo involves five books, and all of them are in English. So, if you find it difficult to study in English, then I would not recommend this books for you, else, it is worth investing money.
This combo includes 2 books for general practice, 1 book is totally dedicated to GK, 1 books for just maths, and 1 book for just Science. So, this kit allows you to prepare each and every part of the syllabus in depth.
5. NER Soldier GD Paper Set English Medium
This is another book offered by SK publication. If you are looking for a book that would give you description about topics along with practice papers and sample papers, then I will suggest you to put your money on this book.
This book is perfect for those who do not wish to go in depth of topics but want to keep their preparation enough to get through written exam or CCE.
In other words, you can say that this book gives you the quick view of the whole syllabus, plus you get to practice the questions that may come in the exam.
Overall this book is convenient to all those who do not want to invest much time in studying.
6. Soldier General Duty (NER) Exam
This book is the collection of Arihant Publication, and it is one of the renowned publications in the field of education. The quality of paper is good, and the size of the books is also very compact.
The content of this book is well managed and divided for the convenience of reading. The book is divided into 4 parts namely: General Knowledge, Mathematical aptitude, computer awareness and 5 practice sets. Each part is worth studying.
The first 3 parts cover the syllabus of soldier GD, and the last part is to test the knowledge gained from the previous 3 parts i.e practice papers. There are sub-division of each part, like, General knowledge has sub-division of History, Geography etc. and the end of every sub-division, there are practice questions. This book is totally worth buying.
7. Soldier SKT/GD Kit (English)
Of all the books mentioned above, this combination of books is the best if you ask me. Unlike other books that are described above, this book is not just focused to soldier GD, instead, you can also prepare for soldier clerk using it.
Just because it covers two trades does not mean that there will be unnecessary content in it.
There is a separate book for each part of the syllabus i.e separate book for science, maths, and GK. Also, there is a completely separate book that holds lots of practice papers for both soldier Gd and soldier clerk/SKT.
I will definitely suggest this book to those candidates who are dedicated and serious about getting recruited in Indian army.
# Books for Soldier Clerk/SKT (Store Keeper Technical)
The soldier clerk/store keeper technical/Inventory management are required in order to maintain the documentations of personnel, bookkeeping, and other routine correspondence. Therefore, the candidates applying for clerk post needs to have good knowledge of maths and English.
1. Clerk Paper Set (Hindi)
For candidates having a problem in English, this book can be really very helpful. The content in this book is not very vast but up to the point. Nothing unnecessary is included, and the pattern of practice paper are strictly according to the army CEE.
The book is from SK publication, which makes it totally trustworthy, as it is the famous publication in the defense sector.
All the topics involved in the syllabus of soldier clerk are well covered and perfectly presented.
Learning English in English is a challenging thing to do, but this book overcomes this drawback. Things are explained in Hindi, making it easier for the readers to understand. So, we can say that this is a decent book to buy.
2. Clerks SKT/GD Exam (Hindi)
This book is another offering by SK publication. The content in this book is in Hindi, so you will have no language issues. Unlike other books of this publication, this book is more focused on the syllabus of the exam of the clerk, rather than just practice papers.
The content in the book are presented in a systematic way, so it become easy for readers to learn.
The whole syllabus is covered nicely, they have tried to bring every possible topic that may come in exam.
For aspirants who want a book in Hindi that covers the whole syllabus, this book is perfect.
3. Clerk Kit Set Of 7 books
7 books may look too much to study, but these books are the measure of your willingness to get recruited in Indian army. If you are ready to give what it takes, then I will definitely recommend this set of book for you to buy.
All the books in the set are in Hindi, therefore, if you have trouble in English, then this set is a relief for you.
Each and every part of the syllabus is separately divided into books like, there is a separate book for computer, general English, general knowledge, maths, and science. And not to mention a completely different book for practice papers.
If you are willing to buy this book, then you don’t need to bother to check other books, as this set will cover almost every book. So, if I was you, I would definitely put my money on this set.
See also: Indian army important questions
4. Clerk English Medium
As you may know that for army soldier clerk, there is a separate exam for English subject. This is because the record keeping and other stuff will be in English, which is the main job of a clerk/SKT in the army.
So, it’s better to study and learn things in English, and this book covers the syllabus of clerk in English. Also, the information given in this books is accurate and updated.
For those who want to get hold of complete syllabus of clerk in English, for them, this book is totally worth buying.
5. Clerk Paper Set English Medium
Just reading the syllabus is not enough, the real challenge is to store the information you learned in your mind. One need to test the knowledge from time to time, and that is what this book is for.
The practice paper given in this book will test and prepare you for the written exam. This book is totally dedicated to practice papers that will make you strong and completely confident to face the written test.
The questions are asked strictly according to the format. Also, special focus is given to those questions that have more chances of coming in the exam. So, this book is perfect to test what you have learned.
# Books for Havildar
Havildar is the post that one can directly apply for under JCO/OR ranks. But the recruitment for this post is done only for some certain fields, like Havildar Major Technical, Education Havildar etc. The written exam for this post is quite tough, therefore, the applicants need to be on tops of their preparations to crack this exam. There is just one thing that we can do for you, that is, show you the best books to prepare from. So, following are the books that you should consider to buy, if preparing for havildar post.
1. HMT Havildar Major Technical Exam English Medium
If you are applying for Havildar Major Technical (HMT), then I will recommend this book for you. The content of the book is in English and is offered by SK Publication.
Like all the books, this book too covers the whole syllabus of Army Havildar. For any book to be successful, needs useful and point to point content, and this is where the SK publication wins from others.
The content covered in this book is up to the point, neither it lacks any important content, nor is it overloaded with extra. So, overall we can say that this book is a good choice to prepare for HMT.
2. HMT Havildar Major Technical Hindi Medium
This book is same as the above one, the only difference is language. The content of this book is in Hindi, so it will solve your language issues. Like mentioned above this book covers the whole syllabus of Havildar Major Technical (HMT) in Hindi.
This book is useful in every aspect, as not only it covers the whole syllabus, but also provides challenging practice papers that will test your knowledge.
SK is very well known publication, so you can place your faith in this book.
The written exam for HMT is always tough, and that is why you should be very careful while choosing the study material, as it can affect your preparations in a great way.
# Books For Soldier Technical
People are always confused that what kind of work is involved in the technical field of the army. Here is a satisfying answer. In the army, there are high-tech weapons, equipment, vehicles etc. which require people with technical knowledge to operate them, and this calls for soldier technical. The exam of soldier technical is quite tough as compared to other exams, therefore, proper preparation is necessary.
1. MER Soldier Technical Recruitment Exam
This book is the product of Arihant publication, which is one of the most entrusted brands in print media. According to the name given in the book, the author himself is a former Major, which is a plus point for the book.
The paper quality of the book is very good, and the content is well represented.
It covers all the syllabus of every particular subject namely: General Knowledge, Arithmetic, and science (physics, chemistry, computer).
Also, the set of 5 practice papers will help you to prepare yourself for the written exam in the best way. According to me, you can trust this book for your preparations.
2. MER Technical English Medium
Aspirants who prepare for soldier technical are from the science background, which makes it easier for them to understand things, and that is why they do not need to go in very depth of any topics. For them, even the general description about the topic will do.
If you want the general view of topics, then this book will suit you well.
This book from SK publication includes the entire syllabus of army technical in fewer pages.
Topics are not illustrated too deep, as it will be time-consuming and overhead for readers. So, for a quick study, this book is ideal.
3. MER Technical Paper Set English Medium
Reading the whole syllabus is a different thing while learning the syllabus is totally a different thing. You can not say that you have learned something just by reading it. Therefore, you have to make sure that you don’t just read things, but learn them as well.
One way to test your knowledge is practicing the test paper, and this is exactly what this book is for.
You will get numerous practice paper through which you can test you knowledge, and take appropriate measures to improves your weaknesses. This book will definitely prove it’s worth if bought.
4. MER Technical Hindi
Hindi is our mother language, but due to the frequent use of English in every field, even most of the books available in the market are in English. This reduces the options for Hindi, making it difficult to get a good book to prepare from.
But, this book will get you out of this dilemma. All the content in this book is in Hindi, but the best part is the content itself.
The whole syllabus is covered and the topics are beautifully explained, and well represented. The test papers are also given in order to make your exam preparations even better. So, this book is perfect for those who want to prepare for the technical exam in Hindi.
5. MER Technical Paper Set Hindi
If you have prepared the syllabus of soldier technical, and have completed all your topics, then this books is worth purchasing for you. As you can see the name, the book is in Hindi and contains several paper sets,
These papers set will prepare you well for the written exam. Though the main focus in this book is on the paper sets, but it does not leave the reading content.
Along with challenging practice papers, the relevant content regarding the syllabus is also given in this book. So, this book is totally worth buying if your focus is more on practicing rather than learning.
6. MER Sainik Technical (Takniki) Bharti Pariksha
Arihant is a well-known publication, but most of its books are in English. This is quite troubling for those who face problems in understanding English. But this book from Arihant in Hindi will definitely make it easy for such people.
Arihant is known for its quality in content, and attractive way of representing it.
This book covers all the main subjects of army technical like science, maths, computer, general knowledge along with 5 practice papers. what else do one need from a book! This concludes that this book is worth placing money on.
# Books For Tradesman
Indian Army is a self-contained organization, and as you may know, that army works in different Units. Each unit contains personnel numbering from 600 to 1000, and each unit needs soldier tradesman in order to maintain the smooth functioning of the unit. Following are the main posts for which people are hired as tradesman:- Chef, Hair Dresser, Store Hand, Animal Store Holders, Ferrier, Pioneers, Postal, Steward, Artisan (wood, Painter, Tailor, Metallurgy, Musician), Equipment Repairer, Kennel Man, Washer Man, Mess Keeper, House Keeper.
No matter for which post you prepare, you will need a good book for it. So, below are the books for soldier tradesman.
1. Tradesman soldier English Medium
“A right book is a milestone of your career” these are the lines written at the back of this book. And these lines are indeed true, a book can completely change the course of life. And that is why you need to be very careful while choosing a book to prepare for any exam.
This book includes all the important questions that can come in the written exam.
There are three main parts of the book, practice set, Mathematics (arithmetic & mensuration, algebra, trigonometry & geometry), general knowledge, and general science.
All the important questions and topics from the above-mentioned subjects are covered in this book. It is ideal for those who want to cover the whole syllabus in a short period of time.
# Books For Nursing Assistance
Indian army is well known for it’s medical facilities and military hospitals, and it takes lots of professional doctors and nursing assistant to maintain the high standards of army hospital. There are army hospitals in almost every part of the country, as there are army areas in every part of the country. Therefore, there is always a great requirement for nursing assistant in army. With proper practice and good books, you can easily get recruited for Nursing assistant in the army.
1. Objective Type Questions & Answers book
The nursing assistant exam is considered as the toughest of all the trades exams, and it requires a great deal of practice to crack it. This book will make sure that you get more than enough practice to prepare. It is a product of sura college of competition publication.
Following are the key points of the book: staff nurse subject, expected questions and answers, general awareness, general intelligence (reasoning) etc.
The book provides multiple choice questions for all the subject mentioned, so you do not miss a thing when it comes to covering syllabus. This book is a very decent choice for preparing from beginning till end.
2. Paper Set English Medium
Hardships make a person strong, this theory fits perfectly right for competitive and entrance exams. Looks like SK publication took this seriously, that is why they introduced this book. You get to practice question of every kind, from basic difficulty level to mind boggling questions. And this is the specialty of this book.
These tough questions with proper solutions, adds to your knowledge.
Not just the questions, but explanations are also illustrated very well. you will definitely crack the exam with flying colors if you buy this book and prepare it with your soul and heart.
3. Nursing Assistant Recruitment Exam
This book can be divided into 7 parts, General Knowledge, Mathematical Aptitude, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Awareness and Practice Sets. Furthermore, each of the part is subdivided into many chapters to help you prepare for exam in a much better way.
The general knowledge part of the book covers almost all of the important topics.
Also, there are the different type of practice questions like objective, descriptive, and very short type questions. Likewise, the maths part of the book covers the important topics like number system and simplification, average ratio and proportion percentage etc. The physics section includes topics like magnetism, measurement etc.
The list is long, you will see the usefulness of this book once you see it by yourself. Not only it will help you to clear the basics, but will also help you to be prepared for the written exam through the practice papers that it offers.
4. Soldier Nursing Assistant Entrance Exam Guide
If you are not familiar with English and find it uncomfortable to study from English books for nursing assistant, then this book might be of great help to you. It includes crucial subjects of the nursing assistant like biology, chemistry, maths, and of course general knowledge.
Model papers are also included in the book, so as to make your preparations better.
Only those topics that have the maximum chances of coming in the exam are given. So, if the time is less, and still you want to prepare all the important topics, this book will definitely help you.
5. MER Nursing Assistant Hindi
Again this book is from SK publication, and the author of the book is Ram Singh Yadav, and the content of this book is in Hindi. As you may have noticed that, this book and the above-mentioned book are quite same. Both the books are from same publication and author, and both of them are in Hindi.
There is a lot of difference between the content, but price is the main difference.
This book is much more economic as compared to the above one. So, if you want a low budget book that covers the whole syllabus, then this book is good for you.
6. MER Nursing Assistant Papers Set Hindi
Based on previous years papers, this book has lots of practice paper set for Nursing assistant. If you have covered all the syllabus, and have got a good grip on topics, then it is time for you to test your knowledge. And how will you do that? simple, by practicing the questions that this book has to offer.
Like you can see in the name of the book, the content in the book is in Hindi. This book is perfect for those who want to practice more and more question. Your investment will pay you well if you invest in this book.
So these are the books that you can consider to buy and practice from or any trade of Indian army. Each and every book mentioned in this article is good if you really want to practice, and if you don’t want to put your efforts, then there is no book in the world that can help you.
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