UPSC CSAT Syllabus 2016 Exam Pattern, Model Sample Paper Download PDF

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UPSC CSAT Syllabus

UPSC CSAT Syllabus 2016: UPSC CSAT Syllabus is available for candidates who are going to appear Civil Services Aptitude Test.  Civil Services Aptitude Test is conducted by Union Public Service Commission for various civil services like Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Forest Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Revenue Service etc. To crack this Government Exam you may start preparation from syllabus and Exam Pattern available here. You may scroll this page to get UPSC CSAT Model Sample Paper.
UPSC CSAT Syllabus
We the team of privatejobshub.in is providing Civil Services Aptitude Test Syllabus and Exam here in the pdf form. Interested candidates may download it to start there preparation. You may also know the pattern of the question with the help of UPSC CSAT Model Sample Paper that is available here.
These exams are organized in three stages. The first stage contains Preliminary Examination, Second will contain Main Examination and three will include Interview. Before appearing this exam candidate should know what kind of question they have to face in exam. Therefore we are providing the UPSC CSAT Syllabus, Exam Pattern & model question paper right here.

UPSC CSAT Syllabus

Preliminary Exam

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.

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) 
Main Exam

CSAT Main Exam consists of the following optional subjects

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


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

UPSC CSAT Exam Pattern
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 VI, VII, VIII & IX
Any two subjects (each having 2 papers) to be selected from the prescribed optional subjects (300 marks for each paper)
1200 Marks

UPSC CSAT Model Sample Paper

1. Identify the correct match: Date Celebrated as
1.    May 8 World Health Day
2.    May 1 World Literacy Day
3.    May 17 World Telecommunication Day
4.    June 5 World Ozone Day
Ans.3 

2. Mount Etna is a famous volcano located in
1.    Argentina
2.    Italy
3.    Mexico
4.    Philippines
Ans. 2


3. Tungabhadra Sanctuary is located at
1.    Madhya Pradesh
2.    Uttar Pradesh
3.    Karnataka
4.    West Bengal
Ans. 3

4. The agency of United Nations that was set-up to strengthen the international cooperation in the field of education and improve the standards of education is
1.    UNEP
2.    UNCTAD
3.    UNESCO
4.    UNDP
Ans. 3

5. What is the approximate length of Indian coastlines?
1.    3,440 km
2.    4,589 km
3.    7,500 km
4.    8,924 km
Ans. 3

6. Reserve Bank of India is headquarter at
1.    Kolkata
2.    New Delhi
3.    Mumbai
4.    Chennai
Ans. 3


7. Jana Gana Mana, was accepted as the National Anthem of India by the Constituent Assembly of India in
1.    1950
2.    1949
3.    1948
4.    1947
Ans. 1

8. Which of the following cricketers holds the world record for maximum number of double centuries in test cricket?
1.    Mark Waugh
2.    Martin Crowe
3.    Marwan Atapattu
4.    Don Bradman
Ans. 4

9. The person who has climbed Mount Everest the most — 12 times is
1.    Babu Chheri
2.    Appa Sherpa
3.    Peter Hillary
4.    T. W. Tenzing
Ans. 2

10. Which Indian state has its maximum area under the forest cover?
1.    Maharashtra
2.    Madhya Pradesh
3.    Arunachal Pradesh
4.    Kerala
Ans. 2

Explanation: The figure gets laterally inverted and vertically inverted alternately.


11. What among the following options can replace ‘?’ in the below sequence?
M M N M N O M N O P M N O P Q M N O P Q?
1.    M
2.    R
3.    P
4.    Q
Ans. 2

12. In a birthday party, each child eats at most 5 toffees. No child eats less than three biscuits. Considering all children, there are more toffees than biscuits, more biscuits than chocolates and more chocolates than number of children. Find the minimum number of children present at the party?
1.    2
2.    3
3.    5
4.    7
Answer 2

Explanation: (M), (MN), (MNO), (MNOP), (MNOPQ), (MNOPQR)

Category: Clock and Calendar

13. Kushal put his timepiece on the table in such a way that at 6 p.m. hour-hand points to North. In which direction the minute-hand will point at 9:15 p.m.?
1.    South-East        
2.    South
3.    North
4.    west
Ans. 4

Explanation: The value at each corner of the diagram equals the sums of difference of the numerical values of the letters in the boxes adjacent to the corner in clockwise direction starting from NRG.


Category: Series

14. Which number replaces the question mark ?

3.9
2.75
7.25
6.50
3.25
11.7
8.25
21.75
?
9.75

1.    11.5
2.    12.25
3.    13.5
4.    9.5
Ans. 4

15. In a certain code language if “RAINBOW” is coded as “TCKPDQY”, then how will you code word “MATHEMATICS” in that language?
1.    OCVKHPDVKEU
2.    OCVJHPDWJDU
3.    OCVJGOCVKEU
4.    OCVKGOCVKEU
Ans. 3

16. Victor lent Rs. 2600 to two friends such that the interest gained from first friend at 10% in 5 years is equal to that from second friend at 9% in 6 years. How much did he lend to first friend?
1.    Rs 1350
2.    Rs 1250
3.    Rs 1050
4.    Rs 1000
Ans. 1

Explanation:  If 5 invitation cards go into the correct boxes the sixth would automatically go into its correct box. Thus, there is no possibility when exactly 5 invitation cards are correct and 1 is wrong.


17. A, B and C throw a dice in succession till one gets a ‘six’ and wins the game. Then the probability of C’s winning is.
1.    25/91   
2.    36/91   
3.    31/90   
4.    None of these
Ans. 2

18. A mixture of wine and water contains 8Litres of wine, and 32 Litres of Water. A new mixture with wine concentration of 30% is to be formed by replacing “x” litres by wine in this mixture. Find the value of “x”.
1.    4
2.    5
3.    8
4.    10
Ans. 2

19. The central banking functions in India are performed by the
             I.        Central Bank of India
           II.        Reserve Bank of India
          III.        State Bank of India
          IV.        Punjab National Bank
1.    I, II
2.    II
3.    I
4.    II, III
Ans. 4

20. ICICI is the name of a

1.    chemical industry
2.    bureau
3.    corporation
4. financial institution
Ans. 4


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