This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
[Studyplan] CSIR Combined Administrative Service Exam (CASE): Booklist, Strategy, Studymaterial Download PDFs
To those readers with Public Administ rat ion/ Management as their optional subject in UPSC/RAS/PPSC/KAS etc. here is a good opportunity: CSIR Administrative Officer Gr-I 1. Scheme of exam 2. CSIR Paper I 1. Reasoning (20 Qs) 2. Maths (20 Qs) 3. Constitution of India (20 Qs) 4. General Awareness 3. Paper II: CCS+HR+Management+PubAD 1. Topic # 1: Central Civil Service (CCS) 2. Topic # 2: HRM (40qs) 3. Topic# 3: Management 4. Topic # 4: PubAd 4. Unwanted Tips 5. Appendix: Free CSIR/CASE Study Material (Download Links) 1. General Awareness: NCERTs/NIOS 2. Download Material: CCS, HRM, PubAD 6. Previous papers and Cut offs
Scheme of exam
1. Any graduate can apply Click me for Age limit-Syllabus 2. Last date of application: 15 January 2013: Click ME to apply 3. Negative marking=Yes (Minus 0.25 marks per wrong question) 4. Descriptive paper or Essay =No.
4. Practice is essential because this paper will have 150 question and 150 minutes. 3. . Anyways let’s check the topicwise booklist.Notification says. CSIR *may* fix separate minimum cut-off marks for each paper. That means 1 minute for each question. data-interpretation etc can take almost 15 to 20 minutes if you have not practiced them at home. blood-relations. Do minimum 15 sums for all chapters from RS Agarwal’s book on “A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning 2. strategy CSIR Paper I Reasoning (20 Qs) 1. However many questions related to sitting-arrangement.
Topic # 6 again has ‘Public Administration’ and many of its topics ( Executive. read the art of aptitude CLICK ME 2. Third practice maximum questions from RS Agarwal’s book on Quantitative Aptitude OR Quantam CAT by Sarvesh Kumar Verma(upto level 1).org/snt . solve all the MCQ questions given at the end of that book. stream. permutation.in/ Constitution of India (20 Qs) Two reasons why you should religiously mugup M. PRI etc) have to be prepared from Indian Polity by M. profit loss.nic. General Awareness (40 Qs) Subtopic General Science Scientific Research Source NCERT Science Textbook Class 7 to 10 1. For that. judiciary. using http://www. They can be downloaded for free.Laxmikanth: 1. The Paper II. pipes. read my earlier articles to understand the tricks and concepts related to Time-Speed-Distance-work. Second. has been explained here in a separate article: CLICK ME After you’ve done reading Laxmikanth. CSIR notification explicitely mentions that 20 questions will come from Constitution of INDIA (in Paper I) 2. combination and probability. trains. go to Mrunal. You may also consult NCERT Class 7 to 10 Mathematics textbooks for clearing basic concepts. learn how to solve maths without mugging up formulas. percentage.org/aptitude.Maths (20 Qs) 1.ncert. How to efficiently read this book. First of all. parliament. boats. Convention science-tech: Mrunal.Laxmikanth. 3.
How to use newspaper for current affairs preparation =explained in separate article click me. Geography 1. passive direct indirect etc Preposition. Newspaper.Laxmikanth Newspaper. Download old papers of IBPS. environment related: Mrunal. Download links for NCERT and NIOS material given @bottom of this article. NIOS PDF files 2. 2. Don’t waste time in Dainik Bhaskar.Monthly Current Affairs from Competitionmaster. Times of India etc. Paper I: Part B English (50Qs) Subtopic Comprehension Active. fill in the blanks Source Practice. Anyways same Indian Polity by M. NCERT Social Science Class 7 to 10 2. magazine. Newspaper= The Hindu OR IndianExpress (use any one). Mrunal.org/enb 3. NCERT Geography Class 11. OR Compulsory English for Civil and Judicial Services by AP Bhardwaj Synonym-antonym etc search google for lists. The CSIR notification doesn’t explicitly mention “History”. However just to be safe. also prepare History from NCERT Textbook because indirectly it is General Awareness.com (Start from Jan 2012) Please note: 1. UGC etc. 4. 3.2. Newspaper = long term investment (for profile and opinion based questions in interview in all exams be it Bank or MBA. The English chapter of Any IBPS manual.) So don’t think that newspaper reading is meant for IAS exam only. .org/economy General Polity Current Events Lolz again mentioned. 12 Economics 1. (Hindu or Indian Express).
but download not given @bottom. Total 150 Now let’s check the topicwise approach . MA PDF files.com/forums/verbal-ability/ Paper II: CCS+Mgmt+HR + PubAD+CCS This paper has 150 marks.Laxmikanth Selective Study of IGNOU BA (Public Administraion): Download links given at bottom. 150 minutes. phrases Also follow the discussions on Pagalguy forum’s verbal section: http://www. Synonym. 40 IGNOU BA. Manuals etc. Overview: topic No. Public Administration 25 Indian Polity by M. Download given @bottom Management (MBA) related 25 IGNOU MBA coursebook. idioms. antonyms Sentence correction Punctuation. of Qs 60 Source Central Civil Service (CCS) Rules. 150 Qs. Human Resource Management (HR) related PDF compilation given @bottom.OR don’t prepare at all (if you’re good at it).pagalguy.
No need to do Ph. prepare Chapt er 2. Again no need to go in minute details. Same principle: Just get brief overview of Exam-worthy information. Most of the content given in that PDF file is not ‘exam-worhty’. But No need to mugup minute details. disciplinary action etc matter applicable to officers in Central Service. From that PDF file. Fundamental Rules (FRs) and Supplementary Rules (SRs) These topics are related with “personnel matters” e. e-Office MMP is aimed at introducing the concept of e-file in the government offices leading to ‘less paper offices’ 2. General Financial Rules Given in CCS ZIP file @bottom. 4. leave. Modifications in the draft at the subsequent levels may be made in green or red ink by the officers so as to distinguish the corrections made. 5. filing.I’ve compiled the topicwise PDF files (links @bottom). names.D For example Important 1. This topic deals with how to actually work in a Government office=how to draft letters. Also prepare Budget formulation topic from IGNOU Public Administration material (given @bottom). Initial drafting will be done in black or blue ink. numbers. 6 and 8. for example what items go in Capital account. This deals with budget and Expenditure related matters in ministries and departments. what to do with “daks”. record-keeping. Manual of Office Procedure (15 Qs) Given in CCS ZIP file @bottom. what items go in Revenue account and so on. dates. For example: The leave travel concession (LTC) is admissible to the Central Govt. Just prepare stuff that can be asked in MCQ format. You’ve to do selective reading of only those topics/information that can be asked from Multi-Choice Question format. Useless . inspection etc. promotion.Topic #1: Central Civil Service (CCS) This topic is related with actual / real-life working of an officer in Central Civil Services.g. employees while on study leave. 3.
Download link given @bottom (HRM_CSIR. Volume II of the 13th Edition of the CSMOP is the ‘Guidelines of Government of India Websites’.Business Process Reengineering.in) How to approach HRM for CISR? HRM topic might feel daunting and boring. Facilities & Infrastructure Management (Seems ^They would be in MBA booklets but not explicitly available on egyankosh. because CSIR notification explicitly mentions that 15 questions will come from this topic. leadership. 2. Only 2 topics missing 1.ac. 014 etc. Team Working & Networking.in. On the other hand MA Public Administration (MPA-014) has covered HRM in very condensed form. Management/ IT topiclist from official CSIR notification: ERP Application & Operations’ Management.egyankosh. Goto this link: School of Management Studies (http://www. therefore I’ve compiled the PDFs mostly from MPA-014 (and not the PGDHRM course). Functional . 2009. They’ve special courses of PG diploma in HRM etc. which was brought out by the Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances in January. BUT the concepts and principles related to motivation. Collaboration.ac.ac.in Management/ IT related (25 Qs) The best way to approach = via selective reading of IGNOU’s MBA booklets. But those booklets go in way too much detail.Useless 1. Because they talk about lot of abstract stuff. So prepare them thoroughly from the given PDF files. recruitment and promotion = very easy to frame MCQs from them. Donot take this lightly. it throws up truckload of results. communication. MPA 013. I’ve compiled the IGNOU PDF files those selective topics. But if you’ve time (and mood) you may download PGDHRM booklets manually from egyankosh. This concludes how to approach CCS.ac.in/handle/123456789/9 Search and download the respective PDF files according to the syllabus. (without getting bogged down by the abstract and philosophical stuff). Topic #2: HRM (40qs) This topic is to be prepared from selective study of IGNOU BA and MA Public Administration booklet codes EPA-01.zip file). When you search HRM on egyankosh.
Cloud Computing. logistics & supply chain. Electronic Workflows. + Indian Polity by M. Business application areas of an organization including accounting and finance. manageability. HR.IGNOU Preparation source Relevant topics from Laxmikanth’s Polity book. Recovery and failsafe management. Performance Metrics.architecture of ERP. User Engagement. software Security. Knowledge management. Change Management. Enterprise application implementation projects: Rationale for ERP. Management reporting. Software Audit. Integration interoperability configuration management. Decision making. Process Flow Diagrams. Collaboration & networking. UML Diagrams. work processes Cabinet Secretariat. you won’t find it. Software Reuse. Judiciary – structure.I Act (25 Qs) Essential booklist 1. Reliability. nature of this topic= very easy to grasp the concepts and tick answers accurately (if you revise often). availability. client & stakeholder relationship management ^Some of these topics may not to explicitly mentioned in IGNOU coursebooklet titles so even if you search. Prime Minister’s Office.) So better consult some friends from MBA and Comput er (BCA/MCA) course then search and/or borrow their books for selective study.Laxmikanth How to approach? There is lot of overlapping and synergy between Constitution of India topic from paper I (20 Qs) and Public Administration topic from Paper II (25Qs). Selective topics from IGNOU (free download link given @bottom. Record keeping. Parliament. Web services. (because egyankosh seach engine is not optimized to scan PDF content. TQM. Business intelligence. Analytics. Life cycle approaches. ERP Solution architecture. Central Secretariat Ministries and Departments. management of risks. IGNOU zip file given @bottom . Topic Executive. Besides.) 2. GUI.T. Integrating Business Rules. Public Administration including R. 45 Laxmikanth’s Polity Book. functions. What are the ERP packages being used now? Compiling functional requirements. Machinery of Planning Planning Commission and the Chapter 44.
Ministries and Departments. State Secretariat. Ethics. zip file given @bottom Chapter 13 Laxmikanth’s Polity Book. Chapter 24. Council of Ministers. Social Audit. Directorates Parliament control of public expenditure. I’ll write an article on that. Laxmikanth’s PubAd Book IGNOU @bottom + this articlehttp://mrunal. And for Citizen’s charters. Right to Information.I from IGNOU zipfile. Chief Secretary. legislative and financial relations Role of the Finance Commission.T. Companies. Corporations. R. Role of Finance Ministry Panchayati Raj. either use egyankosh or just skip the damn topic. 1. Administrative Tribunals . Social audit. Boards Executive. Delegated legislation 1. wait for a few days.National Development Council Union-State Administrative. Governor. I’ll write article. Urban Local Government. Chapter 37 Laxmikanth’s Polity Book. Values in Public Service.html Scattered around in IGNOU + Laxmikanth. Chief Minister.org/2012/04/economy-differenttypes-of-companies. Legislature and Judicial control over administration Citizen’s Charters. participation etc. 25 and 26 Laxmikanth’s Polity Book. IGNOU zip file given @bottom Chapter 22 Laxmikanth’s Polity book IGNOU zip file given @bottom Chapter 30 and 31 Laxmikanth’s Polity book Lolz. Wait for a few days. 2.
hence there is lot of information. If you believe there is some single magical guidebook to crack CSIR exam then you’re living in a fairyworld. You may use Mrunal’s Autonotemaker to quickly prepare notes out of PDF Files (provided that you’ve Microsoft XP Operating System). But Exams like RBI.Chand etc). 5000 or 6000/. Pearson. And most importantly. Arihant. IGNOU zip file given @bottom Side Note Those CSIR aspirants. They just assemble topics from here and there. 7. 9. APFC. S. 5. 11 and 12 from M. HR.Laxmikanth’s book on Public Administration AND solve the mock MCQ questions given at the end of those chapters. else you’ll lose in negative marking. Current affairs preparation beyond a level= diminishing rate of returns. Chapter 54 Laxmikanth’s Polity Book 2. who’re simultaneously preparing for UPSC /State PSC (RAS. Punjab etc) wit h Public Administ rat ion opt ional subject: Prepare chapt er 2.2000. (we are talking about 60 marks here: That means 40% of Paper II is made up of CCS topic. just revise them often.Laxmikanth: no need to maintain notes as such. MBA topics don’t stay in long term memory= frequent revision necessary. just to cross some imaginary cutoffs. come out with some “Readymade guidebook/Material” for Rs. experience-sharing and material from reputed book publisher (Tata Macgrawhill. don’t push your luck by ticking doubtful questions. IBPS= these exams are held at regular interval.) for NCERT and M. Better prepare your own notes from CCS. When we talk of IAS.(depending on how rare the exam is and how desperate the public is. 4. CAT. Always prefer authentic sources and standard reference books. 8. CSIR = Diwali time for some moneyminded people. Some unwanted advice. Appendix: Free CSIR/CASE Study Material (Download Links) General Awareness: NCERTs/NIOS Science Class 7 Download . warnings etc.) don’t waste your precious money on such things.Administrative Tribunals 1.
Our Pasts Part 2 – Class 7 Social and Political Life Part 2 – Class 7 Our Environment Class 7 Science Class 8 Our Pasts Part 3 – Class 8 Resource and Development Class 8 Social and Political Life – Class 8 Science Class 9 Contemporary India Social Science for Class 9 Economics for Class 9 India and Contemporary World 1 for Class 9 Science Class X India and the Contemporary World 2 Class X Social Science Democratic Politics Part 2 for Class X Social Science Contemporary India Part 2 for Class X Social Science Understanding Economic Development Class X Social Science Fundamentals of Physical Geography Class 11 India Physical Environment Geography Class 11 Indian Economic Development Economics Class 11 Themes in World History Class 11 Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download Download .
nios. PubAD (english Medium) Name of the Topic Server (use any one) Server# 1: Google Drive CLICK ME Server # 2: Dropbox Click ME ~3MB Zip FileSize .in/online-course-material.aspx Download Links: CCS. Other pdfs of NIOS= depending on your time and mood.India People and Economy Class 12 Introductory Microeconomics Class 12 Macroeconomics Class 12 Fundamentals of Human Geography Class 12 Themes in India History 1 Class 12 Themes in India History 2 Class 12 Themes in India History 3 Class 12 If it doesn’t work visit (or you want Hindi version): http://www.ncert.htm Download Download Download Download Download Download Download NIOS (National Open School) Topic Economics Basics Indian Culture and Heritage Polity Geography Download Link click me click me click me click me ^Economics is essential. If it doesn’t work visit (or for Hindi version) : http://www.nic.ac.in/ncerts/textbook/textbook. HRM.
Human Resource CLICK ME Click ME ~40MB 3.hidemyass. These are zip files and they contain PDF files inside them 2. Public Administration CLICK ME Click ME ~30MB Technical details 1. Use www. CCS CLICK ME Click ME ~3MB 2.1. use a free software called FOXIT PDF reader (click me) 4. then use a free software called 7-zip (click me) 3. that means your office/hostel’s firewall is blocking it. . If you cannot open PDF files. If you’re having trouble downloading zip files.com and copypaste download links in it. If Dropbox download links don’t work.
I to get previous papers and cutoffs but) there are three reasons why they won’t be of much help: 1. In 2009. In 2009’s recruitment round. They had descriptive paper on letter writing and comprehension. the Public Administration syllabus was very broad -almost identical to the erstwhile Civil Service (preliminary) Public Administration paper. 3. In 2009’s recruitment round. 2012 | Category: Studyplan .Previous papers and Cut offs (although I’m filing R.T. 2. only Public Administration and in that too. they did not have HR and MBA topics. December 12th. they did not have negative marking system.