Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) 2012 : Civil services aptitude test is the most and important , major and topmost exams conducted in INDIA for the recruitment process for Indian Administrative Services or it is called Civil services.Civil services is considered as best job in india due to various explainations.The applicant who cleared the CSAT(Civil Services Aptitude Test),first he/she starts his career as deputy collector and can improve their designation into top posts in the administration of the state or the Union services.Apart from the IAS(Indian Administrative Services),admissions to other sectors like IPS(Indian Police Services), IFS(Indian Foreign Services)etc are also done on the source of considering the CSAT(Civil Services Aptitude Test)
Structure of CSAT
CSAT(Civil Services Aptitude Test) is conducted in India by the UPSC(Union Public Service Commission).Previous the exam pattern of the exam contains topics like General Studies and Elective Subects.But now the UPSC(Union Public Service Commission) has completely reworked/Modified the exam patterns of the CSAT(Civil Services Aptitude Test). But now the CSAT(Civil Services Aptitude Test) Mainly tests the student’s towards aptitude towards the job and concentrates on the principled and moral qualities of decision making in general administration. The past model of conducting exam consists of 150 marks of General studies and 300 marks of Optional Subject.But now the CSAT exam paper pattern has been completely modified to the new system.The applicant must keep it mind that negative marks are applicable for the wrong answers.
Syllabus for CSAT
CSAT syllabus consists what we mentioned below.
Part I contain:
- Indian History (Both pre and post independence era)
- General Science
- Indian Politics
- Current affairs questions of national and international importance.
- Questions relating to environment, biodiversity, geographic regions etc.
Part II contains
- General Mental Ability
- Analytical and Logical Ability
- Decision making and problem solving
- Interpersonal and Communication Skills
- English Language and Comprehension skills.
- Basic Numerical Ability