Detailed and Updated GS Syllabus for IAS Prelims 2016 (CSAT-1)

Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) since 2011 consist of Paper I and Paper II. Proper and overall knowledge of English applicants gives them greater opportunity to achieve success in CSAT 2016.

Paper 1

Pattern

Total Marks: 200

Duration: 2 Hours

2016 Syllabus

  • Current events of national and international relevance.
  • 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 need subject specialization.
  • General science.