"The ALL NEW “Crack Civil Services General Studies Prelims (CSAT) - Paper 1” is a real cracker for all IAS aspirants. Prepared with the intent to help each and every aspirant for the IAS Prelim exam, the book is unique and fresh in its own way. In the past 2 years the CSAT has clearly shown the trend for Statement based Questions. Out of a total of 100 questions in Paper 1, 2012 – 78 were Statement Based MCQs.
The book, “Crack Civil Services General Studies Prelims (CSAT) - Paper 1” has been written in a concise format so as to provide the student with to-the-point key concepts required to Crack the IAS Prelim exam. The emphasis of the book has been on the concepts which are important from the point of view of the Prelim exam.
The book captures most of the important questions with explanations of the past 10 years of the IAS Prelim exam distributed in the various chapters.
The book provides latest information on all the subject areas.
Each subject has been judiciously divided into a number of chapters with question bank at the end of each chapter, which is missing in most of the books. Other books provide the theory points of all the chapters at one place and the question bank at the end.
The Question-Bank has been divided into 2 levels of exercises – “Simple MCQs” for Revision purpose followed by “Exam-Oriented Statement based MCQs” for final practice. The statement questions have been prepared as per the latest format adopted by UPSC in 2011-12. The book contains 2000+ Statement based Questions.
Ecology has been divided into 3 separate chapters – Climate Change, Bio-diversity, Environmental ecology.
Science and Technology has been divided into 5 separate chapters – Space Science, Defence & Security systems, Atomic & Nuclear Science, Biotechnology and Computer & IT.
General Knowledge has been divided into 7 separate chapters – World Organizations, World Panorama, Indian Panorama, Cultural Panorama, Sports & Games, Miscellaneous (awards, prizes, important days, abbreviations, etc.) and CURRENT AFFAIRS. The special focus has been on Frequently Asked Questions in General Knowledge. A huge collection of Latest Current Affairs questions have been added.