The Pearson CSAT Manual 2013 : UPSC Civil Services Aptitude Test for the UPSC Civil Services Examination
    The Pearson CSAT Manual 2013 : UPSC Civil Services Aptitude Test for the UPSC Civil Services Examination (English, Paperback, Thorpe)

    The Pearson CSAT Manual 2013 : UPSC Civil Services Aptitude Test for the UPSC Civil Services Examination  (English, Paperback, Thorpe)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Pearson
    • ISBN: 9788131788615, 813178861X
    • Edition: 2012
    • Pages: 2052
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    The Pearson CSAT Manual 2013: Civil Services Aptitude Test for the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination is authored by Showick Thorpe and Edgar Thorpe. The book is essential for candidates applying for their UPSC exams.

    About Edgar Thorpe and Showick Thorpe

    Edgar Thorpe and Showick Thorpe are authors by profession. They have authored and co-authored books like The Pearson Concise General Knowledge Manual - 2014 1st Edition, Test of Reasoning 5th Edition, Current Events Digest 2012-13, The Pearson Guide to the CWE Clerical Cadre 2nd Edition and The Pearson General Knowledge Manual 2013.

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      • 2012
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    Not good for starters

    The content of the book is very exhaustive and there is no doubt about this. The contents under each category is given in detail with all the technical words (too much technical terms in General Science that i got annoyed).

    But the key is that if you are just starting your preparations and you do not know what to take and what to leave from the reading, you would end up wasting your time focusing on biological words etc., which is hardly of any importance. The language mode is not much India...


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    7 Mar, 2013

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    CSAT ? Use - The Pearson CSAT Manual 2013: Civil Services Aptitude Test for the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination - Guide

    The Pearson CSAT Manual 2013: Civil Services Aptitude Test for the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination(Paperback)2052 pages full of useful for any beginners. And the bonus online stuff from Pearson an another WoW!!! This is a mush have guide.

    Nothing much to say about Flipkart, They are just awesome as always!

    Muthu Kumara Swamy R

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    27 Sep, 2012

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    Mind blowing Manual

    Pearson Manual Must for serious aspirants of CSAT-13. Our Flipkart work no words about their devotion of work just now i got the book 30 pages complete illustrated maps question banks crystal clear explanation high sensitive important definitions etc many more and online learning facility given by Pearson it is just awesome dear aspirants i strongly recommend please take it read it win the battle with others in CSAT-13 Examinations. Blaming others work,he is a Rascal according to all so pleas...

    Mohith Yadav

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    15 Sep, 2012

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    good product with some mistakes

    thank u for good delivery flipkart. i bought this book after reviewed in flilpkart and seen in public library. when seeing into paper 1 it is good and cover most of the syllabus but when u go through the paper 2 part of it lot of mistakes in numerical apptitude and most of them are printing mistakes if u know basic maths it is not a problem. first i bought this book on 23rd dec in that books one part of history is missed. then i called cc on 24th and then they replaced book on 26th and thanks...


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    3 Feb, 2013

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    Exhaustive and Elaborate Book

    Pro: This is a gigantic book for CSAT Aspirants. Very exhaustive and detailed stuff for all the topics required for CSAT preparation. All sub topics too have been mentioned elaborately.

    Con: I saw a couple of minor spelling mistakes, but I guess for such an extensive book it's very difficult to get a 100% accuracy.

    Overall Verdict: A definite buy for any serious aspirant. But do prepare with other books as well.

    Flipkart Package, Delivery, CS .. 5 star as always. (Delivered withing 24 hou...

    Rohit Gupta

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    10 Jan, 2013

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    csat pearson a beauty!!

    By far the best book for csat!!!! includes all minute details, truly valuable for beginners. all the subjects covered quite well. the multiple choice questions are quite an interesting as well as informative source.
    flipkart is good as has always been..

    Dr. MILIND

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    30 Dec, 2012

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    Good for Prelim Preparation


    I bought this book for my prelim preparation , it is good as well have some drawback . It's very huge book.So, font size are small difficult to read.
    The content of this book very depth not for prelim level more than that. I fought some questions and answers are wrong in mcq.

    Apart from that Map and online material(Only for Mock Exam) was good.

    I suggest this book only for long time preparation, not shot time(like 6 month).

    Sankar N

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    25 Oct, 2012

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    Good book

    I ve bought the book from shop on recommendation by the experts.
    they prescribed this book than other. i started reading and latest analysis is given about the exam . its like a guide that bounds us to go in a right track. good for beginners.


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    18 Oct, 2012

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    Not for the Beginers

    The terms used are quite technical. the syllabus is quite vast. it is very difficult to distinguish what to read or not. several errors are there like shape of the earth ect. if one is not sure then he/she will acquire the wrong concept.
    it is good as a supplement but not for beginers. better start with some other books and then switch over to this.


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    1 Mar, 2014


    awesome book!! that's all i have to say

    If u are looking for a great booking covering maximum content and coverage this it for u. further with the purchase of this book u get to attend free mock tests online.yeah u fill find mistakes on any book even my engineering text books have a lot in them.if u are already on your civil service journey u can figure out these mistakes and get along well while studying with this book.If u ask me u can go for this book !!And flipkart delivery was just great !!

    sarathi m

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    3 Dec, 2013

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