CSS syllabus and past paper for all CSS optional and compulsory subjects

CSS Syllabus and CSS subjects past paper are given below. The following syllabus for the CSS examination is for CSS and onward CSS exams.

NOTE: The following syllabus, paper patter, and other information is only for CSS exams.

There will be two 100-marks papers for each of the 200-point subjects. There will only be one paper in the other subjects. Each paper will be three hours long. Except for the Essay, Applied Mathematics, and Pure Mathematics examinations, applicants might expect some objective type questions (MCQs) in compulsory and optional papers.
Urdu or other Pakistani regional languages (Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, and Balochi), Persian, and Arabic Question Papers should be answered in those languages. However, questions pertaining to translation from one language to another, or vice versa, should be answered according to the instructions on the question paper. The Islamic Studies or Comparative Study of Major Religions question paper can only be answered in English or Urdu. Unless otherwise specified in the Question Paper, all other papers must be answered in English. Failure to follow these guidelines will result in the papers being cancelled and ZERO marks being awarded in the relevant paper(s).
Non-Muslim applicants can choose between Islamic Studies and Comparative Study of Major Religions.
A candidate who fails to present in any compulsory or optional subject would be disqualified from taking the remaining examination papers.
The three General Knowledge papers (GK-I, GK-II, and GK-III) must be passed together with a total score of 120 out of 300.

Compulsory Subjects for CSS Exam (600marks)

1. Essay 100
2. English(Precis and Composition) 100

Also read this: How to attempt CSS English Essay exam? CSS English Essay 

General Knowledge 3 Papers are these

4. Paper - I General Science & Ability 100 (MCQs = 20 marks, subjective = 80 marks)
5. Paper - II Current Affairs 100
6. Paper - III Pakistan Affairs 100
7. Islamic Studies or Comparative Study of Major Religions (For Non-Muslims) 100

Note: Subjective questions should be attempted on an Answer Book, whereas MCQs should be done on a computerized OMR Answer sheet.

Optional Subjects for CSS Exam (600 marks)

Optional subjects must meet the minimal requirements of an honour's degree from a Pakistani university. Candidates must choose optional subjects worth a total of 600 points from the following groupings. Only one subject can be opted from one group.

Group - I

Accountancy & Auditing I 100
Accountancy & Auditing II 100
Economics 200
Computer Science 200
Political Science 200
International Relations 200

Group - II

Physics 200
Chemistry 200
Applied Mathematics 100
Pure Mathematics 100
Statistics 100
Geology 100

Group -III

Business Administration 100
Public Administration 100
Governance & Public Policies 100
Town Planning & Urban Management 100

Group -IV

History of Pakistan & India 100
Islamic History & Culture 100
British History 100
European History 100
History of USA 100

Group -V

Gender Studies 100
Environmental Sciences 100
Agriculture & Forestry 100
Botany 100
Zoology 100
English Literature 100
Urdu Literature 100

Group -VI

Law 100
Constitutional Law 100
International Law 100
Muslim Law & Jurisprudence 100
Mercantile Law 100
Criminology 100
Philosophy 100

Group -VII

Journalism & Mass Communication 100
Psychology 100
Geography 100
Sociology 100
Anthropology 100
Punjabi 100
Sindhi 100
Pashto 100
Balochi 100
Persian 100
Arabic 100
by: Usman Khadim Kamboh

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