C-SAT (Civil Service Aptitude Test) of General Studies Paper-II of Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination will be qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%. The purpose of this examination is to measures numerical ability and problem-solving skills. It also tests mental alertness, sharp mind, ensure one’s accuracy, better equipped to handle the problems.
• 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)