What is CSS Exam? Subjects, Syllabus, Salary, and Eligibility Criteria

CSS Exam stands for Central Superior Service Exam.CSS Exam is conducted by
Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) Islamabad for the recruitment of candidates to posts (BS-17) in the following services under the Federal Government.

Commerce and Trade Services, Customs and Excise Services, District Management Group, Foreign Service of Pakistan, Income Tax Group, Information Group, Military Lands and Cantonments Groups, Office Management Group, Pakistan Audit, and Accounts service, Police Service of Pakistan, Postal Services Group, Railways (Commercial and Transportation) Group.

How to Prepare for CSS Exams?

If you are going to appear in the CSS exam and want to pass CSS exam in first attempt, keep in mind that you will have to compete against thousands of students. It is very easy to qualify CSS exam, provided that you
make preparation in proper lines.

How to Prepare for CSS Exams

Most of the students do not qualify CSS exam despite their hard work because they do not make preparation in the proper line. They do not know what to study and how to make preparation. Hard work is a key to success only if it is done in the right direction leading to success.

I will share views of those students who have qualified CSS exam getting higher marks. CSS exam is designed to assess your aptitude, educational ability, and proficiency in various areas. You should be a sharp-minded, intelligent, and well-informed student to qualify for the CSS Exam. You should have full command of your subjects. Frankly speaking, it is not only bookish learning but the power of your creativity to produce your bookish learning in your papers in a way that assures your success in the CSS Exam.

CSS Forum

CSS Forum a complete resource for CSS competitive examination and information about
Pakistan civil service. The website serves as a free resource to help and guide CSS aspirants.

What is the Central Testing Service?

At Central Testing Services (CTS), we are an employment and academic testing
service, dealing with university students and job applicants, holding tests online and
offline. We are an independent educational/employment testing service that arranged
nationwide examinations for the student of higher education, scholarships, and candidates
for employment, helping employers choose the right staff for the jobs and universities to
choose better students to enroll.

we have helped both the private and public sectors to fulfill
their employment needs, we have professionals from respected educational institutions
who prepare the tailored questionnaire as per employer needs, interview to get the right
candidates for your specific needs at no cost to you. Our department heads are the
pioneers of 3rd party testing services in Pakistan with a combined experience of over 35

CSS Subjects

A candidate has to appear in the following four parts of the CSS Exam: Written Exam,
Medical Test, Psychological Test, Viva Voice.

The written exam consists of twelve (12) papers. Out of which six (6) are compulsory
papers and the remaining six (6) are optional papers. Each paper has 100 marks. The
written exam carries 1200 marks in total. Out of which, 600 marks are for compulsory
papers and 600 marks are for optional papers. The time allowed for each paper is 3 Hours.
Each paper has Part-I (Objective part) and Part-II (Subjective part). Part-I is attempted
on a separate sheet which collected back after 30 minutes.

Qualifying marks for the compulsory paper is 40% and for the optional paper is 33%. Optional papers are to be selected from the groups of subjects in the list according to the rules specified for them by FPSC.


Essay 100, English (Precis and Composition) 100,
General Knowledge, Paper – I General Science & Ability 100, General Science: (MCQs
= 20 marks, subjective = 40 marks),Ability: subjective = 40 marks), Paper-II Current
Affairs 100, Paper – III Pakistan Affairs 100, Islamic Studies or Comparative Study of
Major Religions (For Non-Muslims) 100

CSS Past Paper

You can get CSS past papers from various sources both online and in book stores. Past
Papers are very helpful material for better preparation

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