IAS CSAT Prelims Paper 2 2016 Solved: Part 3-Questions 51 to 80 YouTube Lecture Handouts

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IAS CSAT Prelims Paper 2 2016 Solved: Part 3 - Questions 51 to 80

Analysis for IAS CSAT Prelims Paper II 2016 (Based on 2014 & 2015 Papers)

Know the Topics

  • Logical Reasoning – Conclusion, Syllogism
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning – Problems on Cubes and Dices
  • Number Series – Types and Logic to Solve
  • Reading Comprehension – Crux of the Passage
  • Recent Happenings – Environmental Issues & Policy Formulations
  • Elementary Mathematics – Number series, speed and time, race, Ratio, Proportion, Average, Pipes and Cisterns, Mixtures
  • Advanced Concepts in Mathematics – Mixtures, Permutation & Combinations
  • Analytical Reasoning – Order & Arrangements

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Strengths and Weaknesses
Paper Analysis
Year Wise Analysis

Focus Areas – 2014 & 2015

  • 2014: Ethical Issues
  • 2015: Venn Diagrams, Permutation & Combinations
  • 2015: Passages on Recent Issues

Remarkable Differences

Short Passages & Individual Graph Questions – More Time Consuming

Increase in Difficulty – Introduction of Permutation & Combination

Decrease in Questions on Non-Verbal Reasoning

Lessons to Learn?

  • Read Editorials thoroughly – Relevant to Polity, Governance, Environmental Issues & Policies (Indirectly GS)
  • Increase Vocabulary (For passages there is no hindi version)
  • Focus on Venn Diagrams, Arrangement (Analytical Problems)
  • Leave no Stones unturned – Learn atleast fundamentals of Algebra, trigonometry & geometry
  • Speed time, race, pipes, work, LCM, HCF, Profit Loss, Number Series are must – 1 - 2 Questions each
  • 1 - 2 Questions on Direction & Blood relations
  • 1 - 2 Questions on Clocks and Calendars

Where to Learn?

  • Reading Comprehension -
    1 Key to Unlock Success in Reading Comprehension Questions
  • Syllogism -
    Conquering All Syllogism Problems (Part 1) : 1 Simple Trick with Venn Diagram
  • HCF & LCM -
    HCF and LCM - 3 Speed Tricks & 10 Typical Word Problems
  • Train -
    HCF and LCM - 3 Speed Tricks & 10 Typical Word Problems
  • Pipes & Cisterns -
    Pipes and Cisterns (Rate of Flow) Problems: 10 Faster, Easier & Intuitive Solutions
  • Cubes & Dices -
    Cube and Dice Problems: 4 Visualization Tricks (Nonverbal Reasoning)
  • Number Series -
    Solving Number Series Problems is Now a Piece of Cake
  • Blood relations -
    Fixing Blood Relations Problems with 3 Simple Tricks
  • Directions -
    4 Simple Techniques to Solve Direction Problems in Reasoning

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