Detailed Syllabus for CSAT-2 Paper for IAS Prelims 2018

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Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) since 2011 has consisted of Paper I and Paper II. Following are the details for aptitude CSAT Paper 2.

Paper 2


Total Marks: 200 marks

Duration: 2 Hours


  • Comprehension.
  • Interpersonal skills consisting communication skills.
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
  • Decision making and problem solving.
  • General mental ability.
  • Basic numeracy, numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc (Class Xth level). Data interpretation (like charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. Class Xth level).
  • English language comprehension skills (Class Xth level).

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