# CSAT Table of Contents

## Syllabus of UPSC Prelims CSAT (Paper – II)

#### TABLE OF CONTENTS

 BASIC NUMERACY (BN) Number System L.C.M & H.C.F Rational Numbers & Ordering Decimal Fractions Simplification Square Roots & Cube Roots Surds & Indices Ratio & proportion Percentages Averages Set theory Divisibility Rules Remainder Theorem General Mental Ability (GMA) Partnership Profit & loss Time and Distance Trains Time & work Work & Wages Boats & Streams Pipes & Cisterns Simple Interest & Compound Interest Allegation & Mixtures Mensuration & Area Permutations & Combinations Probability Geometry Logical Reasoning And Analytical Ability (LR & AA) 1. Analogy 2. Classification 3. Series 4. Coding-Decoding 5. Blood Relations 6. Direction Sense Test 7. Logical Venn Diagram 8. Alphabet Test 9. seating Arrangement 10. Mathematical Operations 11. Arithmetical Reasoning 12. Inserting the missing character 13. Eligibility Test 14. Number, Ranking and Time sequence Test 15. Clock 16. Calender 17. Problems on Ages 18. Cubes & Dice 19. Syllogism 20. Statement & Arguments 21. Statement & Assumptions 22. Statement & Course of Action 23. Statement & Conclusions 24. Deriving Conclusion 25. Assertion & Reason 26. Punch Lines 27. Situation Reaction Test 28. Cause & Effect 29. Analytical Reasoning 30. Mathematical puzzles & patterns GENERAL COMPREHENSION (GC) (Domain/Topics for Passage) 1. Economy 2. Research Paper 3. Socio-Political International Issue 4. Philosophical Speech/Write up 5. Current Events 6. Fiction 7. Adventure 8. Biography/Autobiography 9. Science & Techenology 10. Environment & Ecology 11. Sports 12. History, Art & culture 13. Governance Decision Making (DM) 1. Understanding of hierarchy discipline 2. General Bases of Decision making 3. Bureaucratic decision making process 4. Adherence of Norms Policies guidelines related with decision making 5. Ethical and Emotional aspects 6. Humanistic approach 7. Rationality, Integrity Honesty in decision making 8. Avoidance of Napotism, Favouratism, Influence Factors for decision making Interpersonal & Communication Skills (IPS) 1. Understanding of Communication & interpersonal skill with positive & negative aspects 2. Relation with senior, peer and junior in working atmosphere 3. To check Intelligance and Emotional quotient 4. Organisational culture, organisational environment and other ecological factors that act as a constraint 5. To check different qualities of candidates as a Team Member and Leader in organisation 6. Intra and inter organisational aspect including public relations DATA INTERPRETATION & DATA SUFFICIENCY (DI & DS) 1. Table Chart 2. Pie Chart 3. Bar Chart 4. Line Chart 5. Mixed Charts Data Sufficiency

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