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 CSAT Paper-2. This book has been designed for the aspirants preparing for Civil Services (Pre) Examination CSAT Paper 2.Cracking the CSAT Paper 2, sixth edition has been designed with a whole new and polished approach after intensive analysis of the previous years’ examination pattern (2011-2017). The contents of this best-selling book have been re-strategized to equip the aspirants for the exam effectively and exhaustively. This book has been divided into 8 Sections – Comprehension, Basic Numeracy, General Mental Ability, Data Interpretation & Sufficiency, Decision Making & Problem solving, Interpersonal Skills including Communication Skills, Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability and English Language Comprehension, with complete coverage of study material as per the prescribed syllabus and pattern by the UPSC. The contents in the book have been presented scientifically and logically as per the competition level of UPSC Civil Services Exam. The book also contains special coverage of comprehension as asked in 2015 & 2016 State PCS examinations. For better understanding of the concepts, UPSC (CSAT) and other States’ PSC previous years’ questions (1995-2017) have also been incorporated in the book. The book also contains five Crack Sets that have been solved with detailed explanation compiled by the experts to give the candidates competitive edge and confidence, and make them ready to face CSAT Paper 2 2018.Solved Papers of UPSC CSAT Paper 2 (2011-17) have been given in the beginning of the book to give aspirants an insight into the examination pattern and the level of questions asked in previous years’ examination. A Master Strategy with previous years’ Trend Analysis has also been given to give a right direction to the preparation for CSAT Paper 2, 2018.As the whole coverage of the book has been kept identical to the format of the exam, it will act as a standard reference and preparation material for all the needs related to 2018 CSAT Paper 2.About the Author An editorial team of highly skilled professionals at Arihant, works hand in glove to ensure that the students receive the best and accurate content through our books. From inception till the book comes out from print, the whole team comprising of authors, editors, proofreaders and various other involved in shaping the book put in their best efforts, knowledge and experience to produce the rigorous content the students receive. Keeping in mind the specific requirements of the students and various examinations, the carefully designed exam oriented and exam ready content comes out only after intensive research and analysis. The experts have adopted whole new style of presenting the content which is easily understandable, leaving behind the old traditional methods which once used to be the most effective. They have been developing the latest content & updates as per the needs and requirements of the students making our books a hallmark for quality and reliability for the past 15 years.