CSAT Syllabus 2016 UPSC CSAT Preliminary/Mains Exam Syllabus

CSAT Syllabus

CSAT SyllabusCandidates looking for CSAT Syllabus to participate in UPSC Civil Services Aptitude Test. Here on this page we are furnishing complete CSAT Syllabus 2016 for Preliminary/Mains Exam.

Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) is conducted by UPSC and large numbers of applicants participate in this exam every year. Before giving the examination applicants need for Civil Services Aptitude Test syllabus also known as CSAT Syllabus for the better preparation.

Syllabus is more important for candidates who are appearing in this Exam. You have to make proper schedule, so that each and every topic should be handled. Further details about CSAT Syllabus are given below by the team of recruitmentlauncher.com.

CSAT Syllabus

Preliminary Exam

CSAT Syllabus covers in two papers:

Paper I

Paper I consist following sections:

  • Current events of national and international importance
  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Indian and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic geography of India and the World
  • Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc
  • Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc
  • General issues on Environmental ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization
  • General Science.

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Paper II

Paper II covers following topics:

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including 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 X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc -Class X level)
  • English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level)

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Main Exam

CSAT Syllabus 2016 generally contains following optional papers:

Agriculture Management
Animal Husbandry & Vetinary Science Mathematics
Anthropology Mechanical Engineering
Botany Medical Science
Chemistry Philosophy
Civil Engineering Physics
Commerce & Accountancy Political Science & International Relations
Economics Psychology
Electrical Engineering Public Administration
Geography Sociology
Geology Statistics
Indian History Zoology
Law  —

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Optional Language Subjects

Applicants have to choose one subject from the following:

Arabic Gujarati Manipuri Sanskrit
Assamese Hindi Nepali Sindhi
Bengali Kannada Oriya Tamil
Chinese Kashmiri Pali Telugu
English Konkani Persian Urdu
French Marathi Punjabi  —
German Malayalam Russian  —

CSAT Preliminary Exam

Subjects Marks
General Studies Paper – I 200 Marks
General Studies Paper – II 200 Marks

CSAT Main Exam and Interview

Paper-I One of the Indian Languages to be selected by the candidate from the 18 languages included in the VIIIth Schedule to the Constitution (Qualifying Paper) 300 Marks
Paper-II English (Qualifying Paper) 300 Marks
Paper-III Essay 200 Marks
Papers IV,  V General Studies (300 Marks for each paper) 600 Marks
Papers VIII & IX

Any two subjects (each having 2 papers) to be selected from the prescribed optional subjects. (300 marks for each paper). 1200 Marks Total marks for written exam 2000. Interview marks 300. Grand Total 2300

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