Civil superior services
What is CSS?
CSS is abbreviation of Central Superior Services. It is competitive examination taken by Federal Public Service Commission of Pakistan simultaneously all over the country once every year (now held in last week of February) to fill the 17 Grade posts in twelve occupational groups of federal government of Pakistan.
It is the most difficult examination of the country.
It is an examination of graduation level. There are flaws in the preparation of CSS. The non professional way of guidance have created much confusion about the preparation of examination and has made it difficult to get through. Still, there are so many things to cherish about CSS.
Features of CSS
How many papers do I have to appear?
The written exam comprises of six (6) compulsory and four (4) to six (6) optional subject carrying 1200 marks in all. Compulsory subjects include English (Essay), English (precise & composition), Islamiat, Pakistan Affairs, Current Affairs and General Science & Ability, each carrying 100 marks. There are 55 optional subjects available for selection. They are ground in Seven groups. Six subjects are full units, with two papers, carry 200 marks, for instance, Political science and International Relation. The remaining subjects carry 100 marks and are half units. You have to choose subjects carrying 600 marks. A number of restrictions are applicable which must be followed while choosing the optional subjects. Written exams are followed by viva voce for the successful candidates. This includes psychological tests, interview and group discussion. However, for updated rules, official website of FPSC can be visited, (www.fpsc.gov.pk)
Division Of Marks
Optional Subjects (600 Marks)
Role of optional subjects in CSS
Following facts will help understanding the significance of optional subjects in CSS in qualifying and achieving targets of CSS.
Why do people fail in CSS?
Why to Join National Officers Academy's Features
Programs offered at NOA CSS/PCS/PMS
120 days preparatory course
The academy complete preparation of all the subjects selected at the time of admission in a period of 120 days. However, if the syllabus or syllabi of some subject(s) remain incomplete in the specified time due to some inevitable circumstances, the academy shall conduct many extra classes as required to finish the task without charging any extra fee.
National Officers academy's Distinctions