How to Prepare for IAS CSAT Paper 2 YouTube Lecture Handouts for IAS

Click here to read Current Affairs & GS.

Get video tutorial on: DoorstepTutor

Countdown Begins! IAS CSAT Paper 2: Analysis of Past Papers 2014 & 2015

The Origin! !

  • Kothari Committee, 1979 – MCQs
  • Satish Chandra Committee, 1988 – Negative Marking (1 ⁄ 3rd negative marks for incorrect responses)
  • 20 - 25 pages of Booklet
  • Time: 2 hours

What to Know?

  • Qualifying
  • 33 % marks
  • 2.5 marks per question
  • 80 questions
  • 27 out of 80 questions
  • 66 out of 200 marks

What Makes the Cake?

  • Reading Comprehension (60 - 70 %)
  • Quantitative & Reasoning (30 - 40 %)
What Makes the Cake? Of IAS CSAT Paper 2 Image - 1

Examrace Postal Course: goo. gl/rv5m3t

Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude

  • Speed and Time
  • Cube, Calendar & Clock
  • Direction
  • Blood Relation
  • Probability
  • Seating Arrangement
  • DI
  • Syllogism
  • YouTube Lectures: goo. gl/7Bu0hq

Reading Comprehension

  • What
  • Why
  • Understand
  • Conceptual
  • Critical reasoning
  • Analysis
  • Not Direct
  • Lengthy passages

What to Read?

  • Abstracts of famous novels and books by Indian reformers and national movements
  • Editorial and contemporary topics
  • Sections from Kurukshetra, Yojana, Down to Earth
  • Increasing focus on environment, climate change, science and technology, nationalism
  • Government programs and policies

The Key! !

  • Speed
  • Accuracy
  • Time Management

Manishika