ISBN 9789383379682,Crack Civil Services General Studies IAS Prelims (CSAT) - Paper 1 & 2 - set of 2 books 2nd Edition

Crack Civil Services General Studies IAS Prelims (CSAT) - Paper 1 & 2 - set of 2 books 2nd Edition

Author:

Disha Experts

Publisher:

Disha Publication

Rs1170

Publisher

Disha Publication

Publication Year 2013
ISBN-13

ISBN 9789383379682

ISBN-10 9383379685
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 1524 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Entrance Exam Preparation

Book 1. IAS Prelims CSAT: Crack Civil Services General Studies (Paper - 1) The ALL NEW “Crack Civil Services General Studies Prelims (CSAT) - Paper 1” is a real cracker for all IAS aspirants. Prepared with the intent to help each and every aspirant for the IAS Prelim exam, the book is unique and fresh in its own way. In the past 2 years the CSAT has clearly shown the trend for Statement based Questions. Out of a total of 100 questions in Paper 1, 2012 – 78 were Statement Based MCQs. The book, “Crack Civil Services General Studies Prelims (CSAT) - Paper 1” has been written in a concise format so as to provide the student with to-the-point key concepts required to Crack the IAS Prelim exam. The emphasis of the book has been on the concepts which are important from the point of view of the Prelim exam. The book captures most of the important questions with explanations of the past 10 years of the IAS Prelim exam distributed in the various chapters. The book provides latest information on all the subject areas. Each subject has been judiciously divided into a number of chapters with question bank at the end of each chapter, which is missing in most of the books. Other books provide the theory points of all the chapters at one place and the question bank at the end. The Question-Bank has been divided into 2 levels of exercises – “Simple MCQs” for Revision purpose followed by “Exam-Oriented Statement based MCQs” for final practice. The statement questions have been prepared as per the latest format adopted by UPSC in 2011-12. The book contains 2000+ Statement based Questions. Ecology has been divided into 3 separate chapters – Climate Change, Bio-diversity, Environmental ecology. Science and Technology has been divided into 5 separate chapters – Space Science, Defence & Security systems, Atomic & Nuclear Science, Biotechnology and Computer & IT. General Knowledge has been divided into 7 separate chapters – World Organizations, World Panorama, Indian Panorama, Cultural Panorama, Sports & Games, Miscellaneous (awards, prizes, important days, abbreviations, etc.) and CURRENT AFFAIRS. The special focus has been on Frequently Asked Questions in General Knowledge. A huge collection of Latest Current Affairs questions have been added. Book 2. IAS Prelims CSAT: Crack Civil Services General Studies (Paper - 2) The ALL NEW Crack Civil Services General Studies Prelims (CSAT) - Paper 2 is a real cracker for all IAS aspirants. The thoroughly revised and edited book has been prepared with the intent to help each and every aspirant for the IAS Prelim exam. The book is unique and fresh in its own way. The book, Crack Civil Services General Studies Prelims (CSAT) - Paper 2 has been written in a concise format so as to provide the student with to-the-point key concepts required to Crack the IAS Prelim exam. The emphasis of the book has been on the concepts which are important from the point of view of the Prelim exam. The book captures most of the important questions with explanations of the past few years of the IAS Prelim exam. The book also contains the fully solved questions paper of CSAT Paper 2 held in 2011 & 2012. A new chapter on Introducing Graphs has been added in the Data Interpretation section. The chapter talks about the real-life significance of Graphs and how they are useful in communicating various important trends as seen in our day-to-day life. A new chapter on Comprehension has been added in the Logical Comprehension section. The chapter provides a number of passages similar to the ones being asked in the latest CSAT exams with special emphasis on Exam-Oriented Statement based MCQs. The MCQs can be answered on the basis of inferred or derived information of the passages. In Logical Reasoning section, certain new topics like Interpreting Routes and Visual Reasoning have been added based upon the questions asked in the latest CSAT exams. The Civil Services General Studies Preliminary Examination (popularly known as CSAT - Civil Services Aptitude Test) emphasizes on testing their aptitude for civil services as well as on ethical and moral dimension of decision-making. The present book for the Paper 2, is an attempt to expose the IAS aspirants to the 10 test areas as presented in the latest IAS syllabus for CSAT. The book has been designed on the exact pattern as followed in the last CSAT paper. This is the first book to provide the right material for Interpersonal Skills with Communication Ability. The book provides a lot of case studies questions as well as real-life situational questions as asked in the past 2 CSATs. The book covers 100% syllabus and would prove to be a stepping stone for the Civil Services.

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