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CSS Examination

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CSS Examination – Detail of each part

 

CSS Examination is given for the selection of candidates for services under FPSC. The Commission ensures that selected candidate is perfect in all aspects for the post or service. The CSS Exam has following four parts:

  1. Written Exam
  2. Medical Test
  3. Psychological Test
  4. Viva Voce

Written Exam

The written exam carries total 1200 marks. The exam consists of 12 papers, each of 100 marks. Six papers are compulsory and remaining six papers are to be selected from the list of Optional Papers. Each question paper consists of ‘descriptive questions’ as well as MCQs. MCQs are to be attempted on a separate computerized OMR Answer-sheet. Descriptive question are to be attempted on the Answer-book. Only blue and black ink is allowed for writing the papers. The passing-marks for each compulsory subject is at least 40% and for each optional is at least 33%.

The revised list of compulsory and optional list for CSS Exam 2016 and onwards is given as below: 

COMPULSORY SUBJECTS (600 Marks)

 

Code No.

Subjects

Marks

1.

English Essay

100

2.

English (Precis and Composition)

100

3.

General Science & Ability

100

4.

Current Affairs

100

5.

Pakistan Affairs

100

6.

 

Islamic Studies OR Comparative Study of Major Religions  (For Non Muslims)

100

 

Total

600

 

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS (600 Marks)

 

Group-I: (To select one subject of (200 marks)  only)

Code No.

Subject

Marks

11.

Accountancy & Auditing

200

12.

Economics

200

13.

Computer Science

200

14.

Political Science

200

15.

International Relations

200

 

Group-II: (To select subject(s) of 200 marks  only)

Code No.

Subject

Marks

16.

Physics

200

17.

Chemistry

200

18.

Applied Mathematics

100

19.

Pure Mathematics

100

20.

Statistics

100

21.

Geology

100

 

Group-III: (To select one subject of 100 marks  only)

Code No.

Subject

Marks

16.

Physics

200

17.

Chemistry

200

18.

Applied Mathematics

100

19.

Pure Mathematics

100

20.

Statistics

100

21.

Geology

100

 

Group-IV: (To select one subject of 100 marks  only)

Code No.

Subject

Marks

26.

History of Pakistan & India

100

27.

Islamic History & Culture

100

28.

British History

100

29.

European History

100

30.

History of USA

100

 

Group-V: (To select one subject of 100 marks  only)

Code No.

Subject

Marks

31.

Gender Studies

100

32.

Environmental Sciences

100

33.

Agriculture & Forestry

100

34.

Botany

100

35.

Zoology

100

36.

English Literature

100

37.

Urdu Literature

100

 

Group-VI: (To select one subject of 100 marks  only)

Code No.

Subject

Marks

38.

Law

100

39.

Constitutional Law

100

40.

International Law

100

41.

Muslim Law & Jurisprudence

100

42.

Mercantile Law

100

43.

Criminology

100

44.

Philosophy

100

 

Group-VII: (To select one subject of 100 marks  only)

Code No.

Subject

Marks

45.

Journalism & Mass Communication

100

46.

Psychology

100

47.

Geography

100

48.

Sociology

100

49.

Anthropology

100

50.

Punjabi

100

51.

Sindhi

100

52.

Pashto

100

53.

Balochi

100

54.

Persian

100

55.

Arabic

100

 

 

Note:

  1. There will be two papers of 100 marks each of the subjects which carry 200 marks. In other subjects there will be one paper. Each
  2. The Question Papers in Urdu or other Pakistani regional languages (Punjabi, Sindhi, Pushto and Balochi), Persian and Arabic should be answered in the respective languages or in Urdu/English unless otherwise directed in the question paper. The question paper in Islamiat is to be answered in English or Urdu only. All other papers must be answered in English unless otherwise directed in the Question Paper. Contravention of these instructions will result in the cancellation of the papers and award of ZERO marks in the paper(s) concerned
  3. The candidates are required to select optional subjects carrying a total of 600 marks, but not more than 200 marks from any box/columns, as provided in the columns of rules.
  4. Ratio of MCQs in compulsory  papers  for  CE-2016 will be 20 MCQs in each paper except in the paper of Essay. Similarly there will be 20 MCQs from each optional paper except Pure Mathematics and Applied Mathematics.

 


 

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Information about CSS Exam

d CSS Exam - General Information
d CSS Exam - Detail of Each Part (Written Part) Subjects
d CSS Exam - Medical Test, Psychological Test, Viva Voce
d CSS Exam - General Tips and Information about applying for CSS Exam

CSS Exam Syllabus

d Syllabus for Compulsory and Optional Subjects of CSS Exam

CSS Exam Past Papers

d Past Papers for CSS Exam

Preparation Help for CSS Exam

d CSS EXAM Preparation Help - Complete Guidelines for Prepation