ISBN 9789351419112,CSAT - 15 Practice Sets (Paper - 2) 3rd Edition

CSAT - 15 Practice Sets (Paper - 2) 3rd Edition



Arihant Publication

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789351419112

ISBN-10 9351419118


Edition 3rd
Number of Pages 412 Pages
Language (English)


To judge the aptitude, intellect and suitability of the candidates aspiring to join the coveted Civil Services, the UPSC (Union public Service Commission) has introduced the topics designed to evaluate the candidates on these counts in the CSAT paper 2. The present book containing practice sets for CSAT paper 2 has been designed with a whole new and polished approach after intensive analysis of the previous years examination pattern (2011-13). The contents of this best-selling book have been re-strategized to equip the aspirants for the exam effectively and exhaustively.

The present book contains 15 practice sets for civil services aptitude test (CSAT) paper 2 which have been divided into four stages for effective and exhaustive preparation. The content in the book begins with a list of basics which each IAS aspirant should know before going ahead followed by a list of all types of questions asked and the tips to solve those. After the types of questions, Subject wise performance analysis (SPA) has been given in the book followed by information about score card and OMR sheet. Also 10 tips for a successful attempt have been penned down by the experienced author. The practice sets have been divided into four stages namely stage I, get ready for IAS, stage 2 to help the aspirants know the trend, Stage 3 to help them cross the cut-off and Stage 4 to make them thorough and ultimately lead to cracking the prelims. The practice sets have been designed according to the revised examination pattern and the types of questions asked by UPSC in previous year CSAT paper 2 examination. The book also contains 2012 and 2013 solved papers of CSAT paper 2 to help the aspirants get an insight into the examination pattern and the types of questions asked therein.

As the book contains ample and exhaustive practice material, it for sure will help the aspirants crack the upcoming CSAT paper 2 conducted by UPSC.


Table of Contents :- 

Know the Basics - Before Going Ahead   
Types of Questions Asked and Tips to Solve Them
Subject wise Performance Analysis (SPA)
Score Card
OMR Sheet
10 Tips for a Successful Attempt

Stage 1: Get Ready for IAS

  • Practice 1

  • Practice 2

  • Practice 3

  • Practice 4

Stage 2: Know the Trend 

  • Practice 5

  • Practice 6

  • Practice 7

  • Practice 8

Stage 3: Cross the Cut-off

  • Practice 9

  • Practice 10

  • Practice 11

  • Practice 12

Stage 4: Crack Prelims

  • Practice 13

  • Practice 14

  • Practice 15

Solved Paper 2013

Solved Paper 2012