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    What type of questions will be asked in Civil Services Preliminary exam?

    What type of questions will be asked in Civil Services Preliminary exam?

    thank you..

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    Re: What type of questions will be asked in Civil Services Preliminary exam?

    Hello friend.

    Civil Service Prelims exam (CSAT) consists of two papers

    Paper 1 - - 200 marks - - 2 hours duration

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    1. Indian National Movement, Indian Polity, Basic Economic Understanding, Geography
    2. While the dynamic part includes current affairs, GK and has no proper definition and syllabus making quite vast.
    Paper 2 - - 200 marks - - 2 hours duration

    English, mathematics, reasoning, analytical ability, and interpersonal skills

    Previous year question papers and complete syllabus have been attached for your better understanding
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    Re: What type of questions will be asked in Civil Services Preliminary exam?

    Dear,
    The syllabus for the general study exam for the preliminary exam is

    the upsc has changed its preliminary pattern from 2011 onwards but at present there are no changes in the mains pattern. the optional stand removed in the prelims exam. below i have given the new prelims pattern for the benefit of the aspirants.

    Paper I - (200 marks) Duration: Two hours
    Current events of national and international importance
    History of India and Indian National Movement
    Indian and World Geography - Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World.
    Indian Polity and Governance Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
    Economic and Social Development Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
    General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialization
    General Science.

    Paper II- (200 marks) Duration: Two hours
    Comprehension
    Interpersonal skills including communication skills;
    Logical reasoning and analytical ability
    Decision making and problem solving
    General mental ability
    Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc.) (Class X level)
    Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. -Class X level)
    English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level).


    ALL THE BEST.

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