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Comprehensive book on General Studies released

Dimapur, January 9: Keeping in mind the latest trend in the question pattern, a comprehensive book on General Studies for the aspiring candidates of Civil Service Preliminary Examiniations was released in Guwahati on Sunday.
Job and Career Newspaper Group, a leading publishing house of Northeast India, brought out this guidebook. Containing 808 pages, the book is ISBN bar-coded and priced at Rs.1,200. There are 12-year previous years’ question papers which have fully been solved incorporating explanatory notes for every question.
Special coverage has been given to the relevant subjects like Comprehension, Interpersonal Skills including Communication Skills, Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability, Decision Making and Problem Solving, General Mental Ability, Aptitude, Basic Numeracy and so on for the GS Paper-II. Notably, GS Paper-II is the Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT).
The book has important study materials on GS Paper-I as well.
The sequence of key contents include — Introduction by the Publisher, Address by President Droupadi Murmu at LBSNAA, Mussoorie, Detailed Syllabus, FAQs on Civil Service Exams, Solved Papers GS Paper-I (solution and notes) from 2011 to 2022, Solved Papers of CSAT or GS Paper-II (solution and notes) from 2011 to 2022, Message of the book: Read The Gita, and so on.
The LBSNAA or Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration is a civil service training institute on public policy and public administration in India.
Bithika Dey, Managing Director, Job and Career Newspaper Group, said, “Sufficient efforts have been made to cover detailed syllabus, toppers’ talk, study kit, solved papers, current affairs, etc. in this book. The key objective is to popularise the exam here so that young talents can participate in the toughest exam in a big way.”
The book is compiled by a team of professional academicians of the Creative Academy (a registered society under SR Act 1860) and edited by Amar Krishna Paul, a Guwahati-based author and analyst on current affairs. Its associate editor is Nabajyoti Saikia, a former IIS Official with PIB, Government of India.
It may be mentioned here that the first Indian to successfully qualify the erstwhile Indian Civil Service (ICS) Exam is Satyendra Nath Tagore. He is the elder brother of Nobel Laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore, the first Nobel Prize Winner in entire Asia.
The book will be highly useful for all competitive examinations like the Combined Competitive Examinations being conducted by various State Public Service Commissions of Northeastern region and Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Delhi. (Page News Service)