About The Book
The preliminary examination or more popularly the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) is the first stage in the Civil Services Examination (CSE). Comprised of paper I and paper II, it is the qualifying exam of the CSE process. Since the Paper II tests a candidate's comprehension, interpersonal skills, communication, logical reasoning, analytical ability, decision making, problem solving, basic numeracy, data interpretation, English language comprehension skills and mental ability, it is essential to master these areas to crack the exam.
Crack Civil Services General Studies Prelims (CSAT) - Paper 2 is a thoroughly revised and precise book that serves as a key to master all the concepts covered in the exam and crack it. Divided into 10 units and 35 chapters, this book is revised and edited as per the latest developments and changes in the CSAT examination. New chapters are also introduced.
In the Data Interpretation section, a new chapter of Introducing Graphs, which explains the real-life significance of graphs and its uses are added. A new chapter on comprehension which includes the type of questions being asked in recent year's exams has been added in the Logical Comprehension section. Also, new topics like Interpreting Routes and Visual Reasoning are included in the Logical Reasoning section.
Numerous case studies and real-life situational questions which are asked in the exam are given in the book for better understanding. With a final success rate of merely 0.3%, it is necessary to develop an edge over the other candidates in the first stage of the exam process itself. Crack Civil Services General Studies Prelims (CSAT) - Paper 2 comes in handy for developing that edge. This book was published by Disha Publication in 2012 and is available in paperback.
- New chapters on Introducing Graphs, Inferred Comprehension and Visual Reasoning are included.
- Fully solved question papers from CSAT Paper 2 (2011, 2012) are provided.