Cracking the CSAT Paper - 2 : Civil Services Aptitude Test concentrates on the topics for the General Aptitude paper of the CSAT exam.
Summary Of The Book
The selection process for the Civil Services comprises two stages of written exams and an Interview. The first stage is the the Civil Service Preliminary exam, the second stage is the Mains Exam. The first stage is now generally known as the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT).
The CSAT consists of two papers. Paper I is the General Studies paper, which tests the general awareness of the candidate. It contains question on subjects like Indian History, Geography, the Indian National Movement, Economy, Polity, Science, and Environment.
The second paper of CSAT is a General Aptitude test. This tests the general intelligence of the candidates. It contains questions that assess the candidate's verbal, numerical, and reasoning skills.
Cracking the CSAT Paper - 2 : Civil Services Aptitude Test covers the concepts required for this paper. The book thoroughly covers verbal and numerical skills, Data Interpretation, General Mental Ability, Interpersonal Skills and Communication, Decision Making and Problem Solving Skills, and Analytical Ability.
This edition has been completely revised and the material is presented with a new approach that is conducive to learning and developing the skills required. The syllabus covered in the book is according to the UPSC prescribed exam syllabus.
The book includes an increased number of questions based on graphs, tables and charts. There are also more questions that test the comprehension and interpretation skills of the candidate. This book provides a master strategy based on the trend analysis of previous years’ papers. This strategy helps the readers prepare well for the 2014 CSAT exam.
Cracking the CSAT Paper - 2 : Civil Services Aptitude Test also includes the past three years CSAT Paper 2, with solutions. The questions in the book have been selected from previous years CSAT and state PSC exams, to give the candidates an idea of the Civil Service exam questions over the years.
The book also includes ten Crack Sets, compiled by an expert team. These provide full practice for the exam. The full solutions for the Crack Sets are also given in the book.
UPSC Civil Services (Pre) CSAT Paper 2, 2013
UPSC Civil Services (Pre) CSAT Paper 2, 2012
UPSC Civil Services (Pre) CSAT Paper 2, 2011
1. Type I Passages
2. Type II Passages
3. Type III Passages
4. CSAT Practice
1. Number System
3. Elementary Algebra
4. LCM and HCF
7. Order of Magnitude
8. Profit, Loss and Discount
9. Ratio, Proportion, Partnership and Mixture
10. Time and Work
11. Speed, Time and Distance
12. Simple and Compound Interest
13. Permutation and Combination
15. Sets and Functions
16. Clocks and Calendars
17. Area and Perimeter
18. Volume and Surface Area of Solid Figures
19. Sequences and Series
20. Plane Geometry
General Mental Ability
5. Sequencing and Formation
6. Direction and Distance Tests
7. Sitting Arrangement
8. Blood Relations
9. Logical Venn Diagram
10. Cubes and Dice
11. Verification of Truth/Lie of Statements
13. Routes and Networks
14. Time Sequence Test
15. Ranking Test
16. Problems Based on Ages
17. Scientific Reasoning
18. Inserting the Missing Character
19. Grid and Matrices
20. Non-Verbal and Visual Reasoning
23 Jul, 2014
THE BEST BOOK FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM
21 Nov, 2013
A very good book for the CSAT starters
16 Jul, 2014
25 Oct, 2015
Best for self study
9 Sep, 2014
Not satisfied with passages
25 Jul, 2014
12 Jun, 2014
very good book for CSAT
16 Jan, 2015
27 Jul, 2014