Best Books to Study for SLET

Cracking the SLET (State Level Eligibility Test) by Assam Commission is the primary requirement for Assistant Professor or Lecturer in the North-East region. The books for SLET are the primary sources of preparation for the exam. Moreover, lakhs of teaching aspirants appear for SLET every year, and there is a lot of competition to make it to the merit list. Therefore, candidates must prepare themselves from the best of resources available to get outstanding scores.

SLET exam consists of two papers. Paper 1 consists of General subjects such as Reasoning, Comprehension, Divergent Thinking, and General Awareness. Paper 2 is core-subject-oriented and consists of subjects opted by the candidate. Passing both tests is mandatory for qualifying SLET. Here is a list of must-have SLET books for preparation for both papers as recommended by our experts.

Best Books for SLET Paper 1

Name of the BookAuthor/ PublicationDescription
UGC NET/SET For Lectureship Exam Paper IM. Gagan, Sajit KumarThis book efficiently covers the entire syllabus of Paper 1, along with some model papers and question papers from previous years.
UGC NET Paper 1Asim Khan Rashmi SinghThis book contains previous years’ papers for practicing that helps test the preparation level of the candidate.
Oxford NTA UGC Paper 1 for NET/SET/JRF- Revised First EditionHarpreet KaurThis book has various concepts covered in-depth including, Maths, Reasoning, Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, and Comprehension.
Mathematical Science for UGC- CSIR Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Lectureship.PrasadThis book covers Mathematical and Science concepts broadly and efficiently.
Trueman’s UGC NET/SET General Paper 1- Teaching & Research AptitudeSajit KumarThis book efficiently covers subtopics on aptitude and also has sample papers.
Fast Track Objective ArithmeticArihant PublicationsThis book covers arithmetic concepts like Basic Operations, Exponents, Scientific Notations, and more.
A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning for CATR.S. AgarwalThis book explains logical reasoning concepts well with illustrations and also has sample question papers for practice.
Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CATNishit K. SinhaThis book efficiently covers the entire concept of data interpretation and logical reasoning.

To prepare efficiently for the General Knowledge questions, candidates must regularly refer to newspapers, journals, and books for news on the latest trends, events, awards, current affairs, etc. For example, newspapers like The Hindu, Economic Times, Financial Express, and magazines like Wall Street Journal, Business Today, and the Manorama yearbook.

Best Books for SLET Paper 2

Name of the BookAuthor/ PublicationDescription
An Introduction to AnthropologyBeals & HoijerThis book covers basic and advanced topics on Anthropology very well. It traces the origin, differentiation, and cultures of man.
UGC NET/SET Environmental Sciences (2 Volumes)Saras PublicationsThis book efficiently covers various Environmental Science concepts that are explained very well.
UGC NET English LiteratureTrueman’sThis book is ideal for gaining a solid English foundation as it covers the basic syllabus in-depth.
Word Power Made EasyNorman LewisThis book will further strengthen English grammar concepts and also consists of sample tests after every chapter.
UGC NET HistoryParmod SinghThis book covers India’s national history in-depth and has MCQ questions so candidates can assess their preparation level or readiness level before the exam.
Geography for UGC -NET/SLET/JRF – Paper 2Atlantic Research DivisionThis book is best for both National and International Geography and also has sample model papers.
UGC NET/SET Political ScienceArihantThis book has the revised NET syllabus of Political Science and a few model question papers for practice.
Trueman’s UGC NET SociologyS.HussainThis book covers all the new concepts as per the revised syllabus and also has sample practice papers.

This is not a comprehensive list but includes some best books for a few subjects of Paper 2.

Wrapping Up

The above list of books for SLET papers will surely help kickstart your preparations. Finally, the candidate must also study previous years’ question papers to assess their readiness for the exam. SLET can be challenging to crack, but hard work, consistency, and the right resources will help candidates ace the exam with flying colors.

We wish you all the best for your SLET exams!

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