## CSAT Civil Services Preliminary Examination: Basic Numeracy for General Studies (Paper - 2)

Rs345

Publisher

### Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2012
ISBN-13

### ISBN 9781259003592

ISBN-10 1259003590
Binding

#### Paperback

Number of Pages 396 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

#### Civil service

CSAT Civil Services Preliminary Examination: Basic Numeracy for General Studies (Paper - 2) is a book designed for aspirants of Civil Service Examinations in India. Candidates must first pass the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT), only after which they can sit for the Civil Services Mains Exam. Finally after passing the Main Exams and then an interview, these candidates can become IPS, IAS, IFS and IRS officers. This book assists students to prepare for basic numeracy which is an important part of CSAT’s General Studies Paper II. Basic Numeracy for General Studies (Paper - 2) exhaustively covers every topic of the subject and also has many problem sets at various levels of difficulty.

The author has divided the book into five different parts, and each is split into different chapters. Every chapter starts with the fundamentals of the topic. The first section is Developing Your Calculations and focuses on Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Squares, and Cubes. The next section covers Number systems and Progressions and is titled Numbers. The third section of  CSAT Civil Services Preliminary Examination: Basic Numeracy for General Studies (Paper - 2) is Arithmetic and Word Based Problems. This part of the text’s subject matter consists of Ratio, Percentages, Discounts, Proportion and Variation, Profit and Loss, Interests and, Speed, Time and Distance. Section D is Counting and has Permutations and Combinations, Probability and Set Theory. The last part of the book deals with Geometry and Mensuration. CSAT Civil Services Preliminary Examination: Basic Numeracy for General Studies (Paper - 2) also has a special Back to School segment for students who need extra help in Maths and Numeracy. It also has review problems sets that are included for practice and to examine how well one is prepared for the exams. The author has skillfully included in every chapter, Best Available ‘Short Cut Methods’, to help students learn these techniques and be quicker in solving questions. Comprehensive solutions are provided in the book as well. The framework of this text is such that it gives an advantage to aspirants for final exam by providing them with practice questions similar to those that have appeared in previous years.

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