The 2016 Edition of General Studies is a comprehensive book that has gathered and incorporated all the latest information specifically required by aspirants appearing for the Civil Services examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
This edition specifically covers the syllabus for the General Studies Paper II that all IAS, IPS and other allied service job applicants have appear for when competing at the preliminary civil services competitive examination, before the qualifying candidates can appear for the main examination.
The second general studies paper for the civil services examination test a candidate's abilities in comprehension, decision making, basic numerical abilities, interpersonal skills, logical reasoning general knowledge and awareness about current affairs. This edition has been updated with all information about recent modifications issued by Govt. of India.
The book also contains sample papers and mock papers that one can attempt to prepare, be aware about the level of preparedness required of a candidate and also for the purpose of doing a self evaluation. The UPSC question papers from 2011-2015 have been solved with detailed explanations provided.
Each section has been addressed dealt separately; starting with comprehension unit where the basics of sentence formation, tenses and applied grammar have been explained in detail.
There is a section on decision making, followed by general mental ability, logical reasoning and numerical skills. At the end of each section there are questions that appeared in previous year produced with their answers discussed in detail. The edition also has some mock tests binded at the end the book for the candidate to practice before sitting for the examination. About the Author:
Established in 1888 in US, McGraw Hill Edition is a leading publishing house that started publishing in India also in 1970. The well known publishing house has put together a highly qualified and experienced team of editors and teachers to bring out studying material for various courses, which includes preparatory books for competitive examinations conducted for recruitment of public service jobs. The range of books that the house publishes for teaching curriculums at schools and colleges and for competitive examinations are in an easy to understand language with easy learning solutions provided.