To familiarise aspirants with the present pattern of the Civil Services examination and the opportunities it offers, The Hindu in association with Triumphant Institute of Management Education (TIME) is conducting a seminar on “Civil Services Aptitude Test: 2013 – Approach & Opportunities” at the Thyagaraya Gana Sabha, Chikkadpally from 10 a.m. on Saturday.

Eminent educationists and IAS and IPS officers will address the aspirants. Registration for the seminar is free.

“The new format for the preliminary examination has triggered a need for re-designing the preparation strategy of Civil Services aspirants. In addition to the usual study work, students now also have to think about English Comprehension, Reasoning, Mathematics, and Decision Making & Problem Solving which will feature in the preliminary examination. The seminar is designed to address various doubts of students keeping in mind CSAT 2011 and CSAT 2012 papers,” said TIME's CSAT Course Director, Arvind.

Experts will take up a few real questions from the earlier years’ papers and demonstrate how one could have solved the questions to increase their score. Interested candidates can register online at or register at any of the TIME centres located in the city. Aspirants can also contact on 040-40088400 and 8179371362/63.

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    re-designing the preparation strategy”

  • Seminar to address doubts of students keeping in mind CSAT 2011 and CSAT 2012 papers: TIME