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Civil Services Scholarship Test (CST-2)

Thousands of sincere and talented civil services aspirants are unable to take coaching guidance due to unfavorable economic conditions. NEXT IAS has taken an initiative to acknowledge the talent of such candidates. NEXT IAS will provide scholarship upto 100% in tuition fee in GS: Pre cum Mains classroom program & Live/ Online course for Civil Services Examination 2019.

Category Scholarship % in Tuition fee Total Discount for GS Pre cum Main Classroom Courses Total Discount for GS Pre cum Main Live/Online Courses
A 100% Rs. 97,350 /- Rs. 59,600 /-
B 75% Rs. 73,050 /- Rs. 44,700 /-
C 50% Rs. 48,700 /- Rs. 29,800 /-
D 25% Rs. 24,350 /- Rs. 14,900 /-
E 10% Rs. 9,750 /- Rs. 5,960 /-

Candidate can prefer any one of the below mentioned syllabus (either GS or Aptitude) to appear for CST-2

GS Based
Syllabus No of Questions
Current Affairs 14
History 17
Geography 13
Polity 13
Economics 15
Science & Technology 12
Environment & Ecology 16
2 hours 100 Questions 200 marks
Aptitude Based
Syllabus No of Questions
General mental ability, Logical reasoning and analytical ability 25
Reading Comprehension 25
Basic numeracy (Class X level; numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc.) 10
General Knowledge 10
Current events of national and international importance (Dec, 2017 – May, 2018) 10
2 hours 80 Questions 200 marks

Test Centres

Delhi-Saket, Delhi-Old Rajinder Nagar, Noida, Hyderabad, Bhopal, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kolkata, Pune, Bhubaneshwar, Indore, Patna

Test Date

17th June, 2018
(Sunday)

Test Timing

10:00 am to
12:00 pm

Test Syllabus

GS Based

  • 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
  • General Science

Aptitude Based

  • General mental ability, Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Basic numeracy (Class X level; numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc.)
  • General Knowledge
  • Current events of national and international importance (Dec, 2017 – May, 2018)

Procedure For Registration

  • Log on to www.nextias.com
  • Fill Civil Services Scholarship Test online registration form & pay the registration fee
  • User name & password will be mailed to your respective e-mail id.
  • Login & download your Admit Card.
  • Venue & timing will be mentioned on Admit Card.
  • Candidate should produce Admit Card along with photo id proof to enter the examination hall.

Important Dates

  • Last date to register online : 15th June, 2018
  • Download Admit Card : 16th June- 17th June, 2018
  • Test Date : 17th June, 2018
  • Results : 19th June, 2018
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