CSAT Table of Contents

Syllabus of UPSC Prelims CSAT (Paper – II)


TABLE OF CONTENTS

BASIC NUMERACY (BN)

  1. Number System
  2. L.C.M & H.C.F
  3. Rational Numbers & Ordering
  4. Decimal Fractions
  5. Simplification
  6. Square Roots & Cube Roots
  7. Surds & Indices
  8. Ratio & proportion
  9. Percentages
  10. Averages
  11. Set theory
  12. Divisibility Rules
  13. Remainder Theorem

General Mental Ability (GMA)

  1. Partnership
  2. Profit & loss
  3. Time and Distance
  4. Trains
  5. Time & work
  6. Work & Wages
  7. Boats & Streams
  8. Pipes & Cisterns
  9. Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  10. Allegation & Mixtures
  11. Mensuration & Area
  12. Permutations & Combinations
  13. Probability
  14. 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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