The reputed IAS exam which is conducted by UPSC (also called Civil services examination) is all set to be conducted low a new copy from 2011 onwards. With UPSC receiving union govt. permission for including Civil services Aptitude Test (CSAT) into the selection process of most reputed and competitive examination of the region, The students are going to grappling an all new activity of IAS examination in 2011.
The earlier Pattern of this test was ordered out in 1979 on recommendations by the Kothari commission. Since then it has continuing to exist with some minute changes over time period. This customary Copy consisted of an origin of prelim exam followed by a mains exam and an interview. This simulate had an advantage that at the time of choosing the two optional subjects for mains, candidates had already studied one in the prelim test and only had to opt and take the one more elective subjects for mains. Though the drawback of this method was much inequality introduced among the candidates because of their educational scene or due to selection of elective subjects.
Civil service aptitude exam will consist of two multiple choice question papers carrying same marking schemes. All students from any educational stream will face the same examination pattern in CSAT with Primary focus on Testing Aptitude & Decision-Making ability. Also few IAS examination eligibility criteria could be varied, for e.g. the age limits and the count of attempts could be lowered and junior students with a better zeal could be treated as preference in the interview. Types of questions from topics could be asked in CSAT are-
Logical Reasoning and Decision Making,
Current Affairs from all over the world,
Basic Quantitative Ability,
Data Interpretation from Graphic and Chart
This new structure is suitable for candidates of science field because they don’t select the questions from history or geography etc. On the additional cooperator, the art subjects’ candidates (mainly civics, geography and political studies) may get affected gravely from this pattern. UPSC should also consider the art stream contestant.
The new structure of civil services competitive examination will play all the candidates from any educational aspect altogether in one domain. The importance of general awareness has now enlarged many folds and will be a determinative compute in the selection of candidates. The questions will be more conditional, analytical and mental ability testing.
Thus it’s example for an all new timing towards the reputed and most important exam of the country. As the early toppers say that it’s not near disagreeable to defeat the expectations of UPSC. That is not understandable easily, but all that is required is analyzing the intensity of rivalry among the aspirants and then maintain the pace of practice to excel in examination. All the candidates are now existence brought under the identical testing platform and the person who succeed in understanding the requirements of this new route and examination structure will get the desired results and will be recognized over all the candidates or contestants. law chandigarh