The UPSC with an aim to assess the overall intellectual traits and depth of understanding of candidates rather than merely the range of their information and memory conducts the IAS Mains Examinations. In 2013, major changes in the syllabus of General Studies for Civil Services Mains Examinations were introduces by UPSC and as per the new syllabus the entire GS has been divided into four papers. Following the new pattern, exceptional and first of its kind books for all four General Studies Papers are being introduced by Arihant. These books consist of in-depth coverage of all the topics in the syllabus at one place with conceptual clarity to fulfill the needs and demands of the aspirants.
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) judges the Civil Services aspirants on their aptitude, intellect and suitability for joining the coveted Civil Services of India. The aspirants are judged on these counts in General Studies Paper-1. This book has been designed for the aspirants preparing for Civil Services (Pre) Examination General Studies Paper-1