The Pearson CSAT (Civil Services Aptitude Test) Manual 2012

The Pearson CSAT Manual 2012


Book Summary of the Pearson CSAT Manual 2012



The Pearson CSAT Manual 2012 is created by collating inputs from both extensive research and intense learning. The manual is modeled as per the latest syllabus of the Indian Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination and lays stress, especially, on those topics from which questions will be majorly asked.

  • This manual owes its existence to years of research, scientific and logical planning.
  • The text is presented in a scientific manner to help the candidate learn, understand, and retain information for a longer period of time. A number of detailed tables and illustrations support the concepts explained.
  • One of the unique features of this manual is the extra material provided in the margins.

Key Features

  • Alignment with the new civil services preliminary examination (CSAT) pattern that is coverage as per the format of Paper I and Paper II
  • Dynamic CSAT Dashboard – a dynamic library of useful content for CSAT 2012
  • Provides four colour comprehensive map booklet
  • Special chapter Aptitude Building for the CSAT provides useful tips, strategies and activities on building the aptitude


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Table of Contents


  • Aptitude Building for the ‘CSAT’
  • Building Blocks for Success
  • Creative Time Management


Analysis of CSAT 2011

  • Start-Up-Kit
  • Analysis of the CSAT 2011 (Paper I)
  • Analysis of the CSAT 2011 (Paper II)


Paper I – General Studies

  • Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Ecology and Environment
  • Climate Change and Related Issues
  • Biodiversity
  • India’s Natural Vegetation and Bio-diversity
  • Other Current Environmental Issues
  • Agro biodiversity
  • India’s Environmental Efforts
  • Data Tables
  • Short Notes
  • Question Bank
  • General Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Earth and Space Sciences
  • Computers and Information Technology
  • History and Culture
  • Ancient History
  • Medieval History
  • Modern History
  • Indian National Movement
  • Geography
  • General Geography
  • World Geography
  • Indian Geography
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Indian Government and Administration
  • Economic and Social Development
  • Industry and Other Important Sectors
  • Demographics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Short Notes on Poverty and Unemployment
  • Other Social Sector Initiatives and Inclusions
  • Other Social Protection Programmes

Details of Book: The Pearson CSAT Manual 2012

Book: The Pearson CSAT Manual 2012

Author: Edgar Thorpe, Showick Thorpe

ISBN: 8131767345

ISBN-13: 9788131767344, 978-8131767344

Binding: Paperback

Publishing Date: 2012

Publisher: Pearson Education

Edition: 1st

Number of Pages: 2232

Language: English


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One response to this post.

  1. Posted by YUVASREE on October 11, 2011 at 2:33 pm

    A Very good book for competitive examinations. Useful general knowledge and aptitude material to buy. .


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