Born in years of intensive learning and meticulous research, The Pearson General Studies Paper I For Civil Services Preliminary Examinations - 2014 is a comprehensive and informative guide to preparing for the Civil Services Preliminary Examination. The aforementioned preliminary examination is the first part of the Civil Services Examination (CSE), which is an annual competitive exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), to help in the recruitment process for varied jobs in the Indian civil services. The preliminary examination consists of two objective-type papers worth 200 marks each.
The Pearson General Studies Paper I For Civil Services Preliminary Examinations - 2014 includes chapters on History and Culture, Ecology and Biodiversity, and General Knowledge. Current events of national and international importance have been discussed in detail, with updated information on national and international affairs, sports, and economy. Before the culmination of the book, question papers from previous years’ have been provided, along with a comparative analysis of the past three years.
This book is moulded according to the latest and revised syllabus of the Civil Services Preliminary Examination, and focuses on topics and questions which are often and repeatedly asked. Each section is presented in a well-structured and lucid manner, accompanied by several illustrations and tables to help in the comprehension of the topics. Additionally, the book contains comparison charts, elaborate figures, and boxes which provide extra information, making for a great reference and preparatory book.
Questions from the Goldmine Question Bank, which are relevant to the CSE, have been supplied as well, along with the other questions at the end of every chapter. Focusing on broader domains of skills, can help the aspirants to assess their general aptitude, mental and quantitative ability, communication skills, interpersonal skills, problem solving skills, and decision making skills.
About The Authors
Showick Thorpe is an Indian author, and an expert on national competitive exams in India.
He has authored books like The Pearson General Knowledge Manual 2013, Course In Mental Ability And Quantitative Aptitude, The Pearson Guide To SCRA Examinations, Current Events Digest 2012-13, and English For Competitive Examinations.
Thorpe has written over thirty books in English, Hindi, and Bengali, catering to different Indian competitive examinations, with a focus on career development. He is the owner of Thorpes, a company that test-preps content for various coaching institutes and publishers, who are involved in competitive examinations.
Edgar Thorpe is an Indian author.
He has authored books like The Pearson Concise General Knowledge Manual 2014, The Pearson General Knowledge Manual 2014, The Pearson Master Guide To The MCA Entrance Examination, The Pearson General Studies Paper -2, and Winning At Interviews.