CSAT Model Question Paper
FREE DOWNLOAD PDF FILE
IAS PRELIMS STUDY MATERIAL
SAMPLE QUESTIONS BASED ON REVISED PATTERN OF CS(P)
EXAMINATION EFFECTIVE FROM 2011
The syllabus and pattern of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination (CS(P)) has undergone
significant changes with effect from 2011. These changes have already been intimated to the public vide Press Note on 22nd October, 2010, which is available on UPSC website.
The Commission had also indicated in the Press Note that a set of sample questions for both the
papers would be put up on the UPSC website, in due course, for reference of the prospective
A set of 14 sample questions for Paper-I and Paper-II of the Civil Services (Preliminary)
Examination, on the revised syllabus and pattern, are given below. These questions are indicative of the type of questions that may be constructed and used by UPSC in Paper-I and Paper II of CS (P) examination, 2011.
However, neither the content nor the structure/type of questions may be construed as being exhaustive or limiting the freedom of UPSC to set questions based on the syllabus prescribed for the examination.
It may be noted that as per the existing practice, both the question papers would be bilingual (English and Hindi), except for some questions specifically intended to test English Language Comprehension skills, which would be in English only.
Some more sample questions may be put up subsequently.
Hindi version of the sample questions would follow. (Source UPSC website)