The Civil services examination (CSE) is a nationwide competitive examination in India conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for recruitment to various Civil Services of the Government of India.
The Government of India has announced a new pattern of examination to sort out candidates for the Indian Civil Services main examination.
From Civil Service Examination 2011, Preliminary Examination would consist of two papers- Paper I and Paper II.
CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test) has two papers:
2.General Ability Test
The syllabus and pattern of the Preliminary Examination would be as under: