SIAC ENTRANCE EXAMINATION 2014
SYLLABUS FOR SIAC ENTRANCE EXAMINATION:
Section- I ( GENERAL STUDIES )
- Current events of National and International Importance
- History of India and Indian National Movement
- Indian and World Geography – Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
- Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
- Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.
- General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization
- General Science.
Section- II ( CSAT )
- 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)
- o English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level).
LIST OF BOOKS
General Studies PAPER_I
Suggested Reading for SIAC Entrance Test and UPSC,Civil Services Prelim Examination