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Crack Civil Services General Studies IAS Prelims (CSAT) - Paper 1 Third Edition


ISBN 9789384905095
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Author Name Disha Experts
Publisher Disha Publication
Pages 1020
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Crack Civil Services General Studies IAS Prelims (CSAT) - Paper 1 Third Edition


The thoroughly revised and enlarged 3rd edition “Crack Civil Services General Studies Prelims (CSAT) - Paper 1” is a real cracker for all IAS aspirants.
The book, “Crack Civil Services General Studies Prelims (CSAT) - Paper 1” has been written with a 2 point approach - 100% syllabus coverage & Fully updated + CSAT pattern exhaustive MCQs Exercises. 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/ Units - History, Polity, Economics, Geography, Ecology, General Science, Science & Technology and General Knowledge including current affairs.
Each subject/ unit has been judiciously divided into a number of chapters with question bank at the end of each chapter. At the end of each subject/ unit a mix question bank has been provided.
The Question-Bank in each chapter has been divided into 2 levels of exercises – “Conceptual MCQs” for Revision purpose followed by “Applied MCQs” for final practice. The statement questions have been prepared as per the latest format adopted by UPSC. 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.

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Author Name Disha Experts
ISBN 9789384905095
Product Type BOOK
Pages 1020
Publisher Disha Publication
Release Date POD
Validity 31th December, 2014
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Table of Contents
Section 1 : History
1. Pre - Historic Period
2. Harappan and Indus Valley Civilization
3. Aryans and Vedic Period
4. The Mauryan Empire
5. The Gupta Period
6. Early Medieval India
7. The Delhi Sultanate
8. The Mughal Empire
9. Advent of European
10. Indian Freedom Struggle
Section 2 : Polity
1. Constitutional Framework and Citizenship
2. Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties and Directive Principle of State Policy
3. Union Government
4. State Government
5. Local Government
6. Judiciary
7. Miscellaneous Topics
Section 3: Geography
1. Universe and our Planet Earth
2. Atmosphere
3. Hydrosphere
4. Physiography and Drainage Pattern of India
5. Soil, Natural Vegetation, Wildlife and Agriculture of India
6. Mineral Resource, Industries Population Multipurpose Projects of India
7. Asia, Africa and North America Continents
8. North America, Europe and Antarctica Continents
Section 4 : Economics
1. Structure of Economy and Human Resource in India
2. Planning, Unemployment & Poverty in India
3. Agriculture
4. Fiscal and Monetary Policy
5. Money Supply and Indian Financial System
6. Foreign Trade and External Assistance
7. Industry and Infrastructure
Section 5: Science
Part I : Physics
1. Mechanics
2. Heat and Thermodynamics
3. Sound
4. Electricity and Magnetism
5. Optics
6. Modern and Space Physics
Part II : Chemistry
1. Scope of Chemistry in Everyday Life
2. Matter and Atomic Structure
3. Chemical reactions and Chemical Nature of substances
4. Periodic Trends and Chemical Bonding of Elements
5. Oxygen, Hydrogen, Carbon, Nitrogen and Colloids
6. Metallurgy & Biochemistry
7. Thermo chemistry, Electrochemistry, Gas laws & Colligative Properties of Solutions
Part III: Biology
1. Cell and Tissues
2. Diversity in Living Organisms
3. Life Processes in plants and animals
4. Genetics and Evolution
5. Diseases and their Defence Mechanism
6. Improvement in Food Resources
Part IV: Ecology
1. Climate Change
2. Environmental Ecology
3. Biodiversity
Section 6 : Science & Technology
1. Space Science
2. Defence
3. Atomic & Nuclear Science
4. Biotechnology
5. Computer and Information Technology
Section 7: General Knowledge
1. World Organisation
2. World Panorama
3. Indian Panorama
4. Cultural Panorama
5. Sports & Games
6. Miscellaneous
7. Current Affairs