CSS Preparation

 

 

 

 

 

CSS Exam stands for Central Superior Service ExamCSS Exam is conducted by the Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) Islamabad for the recruitment of candidates to post (BS-17) under the Federal Government of Pakistan to fill different posts in 12 different departments

1- Pakistan Administrative Services (PAS)

2-Police Service of Pakistan (PSP)

3-Foreign Services of Pakistan (FSP)

4-Pakistan Custom Services (PCS)

5-Inland Revenue Service (IRS)

6-Military Land and Cantonments (MLC)

7-Pakistan Audit and Accounts Services (PAAS)

8-Railways (Commercial and Transport) Group

9- Postal Group

10-Office Management Group (OMG)

11-Information Group (IG)

12-Commerce and Trade Group (CM&T)

What We Offer?

120 Days Preparatory Course for CSS

NOA completes the preparation of all compulsory and optional 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 any inevitable circumstances, the academy shall conduct as many extra classes as required to finish the task without charging extra fees.

Classes are conducted in the evenings from 6:00pm to 9:00pm six days a week keeping Fridays off in the form of a one-day weekend. Compulsory, as well as, optional subjects usually start simultaneously; however, occasionally classes of certain optional subjects are conducted from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM on weekends. Guess papers are not only conducted, but students are helped, coached, guided and trained to be able to write excellent and scoring answers.

 

 

  • Written Part - 1200 Marks
  • Viva Voice - 300 Marks

Legal Requirements:

The legal requirements are to be fulfilled by the 31st December of the year preceding the examinations. Hence, if a student turns 31 before 31st December 2020, they will not be able to appear in the 2021 CSS examinations. The following rules apply for anyone planning to attempt the CSS examinations:
• Age requirement: the candidate must be below the age of 30 and above the 21 before the cutoff date (31st December of the preceding year).
Age relaxation of 2 years in the upper age limit applies to candidates:
o belonging to the scheduled cast and Buddhist community
o belonging to Balochistan, the tribal areas of D.I Khan and Peshawar, Dera Ghazi Khan and Rajanpur districts, former tribal areas of Mardan and Hazara divisions
o permanent residents of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan
o with special needs, namely, physical, hearing or speech impairment
o government employees who possess a minimum of 2 years continuous service
• Educational qualifications: the candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent of 14 years of formal education before the cutoff date, recognized by the Higher Education Committee (HEC) of Pakistan, while maintaining a position in or above the second division or a GPA of 2.5/5 or 2/4.
• Gender: only Male and Female genders are accepted
• Nationality: the candidate must be a citizen of Pakistan. Dual citizens can appear in the exam but will have to surrender their foreign citizenship in case they clear the examinations and are appointed.
• Domicile: seats with respect to the groups and services will be allocated based on the domicile, which is why a Pakistani domicile is absolutely necessary.

 

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 précis & composition), Islamiat, Pakistan affairs, current affairs and General Science & Ability, each carrying 100 marks. There are 5 optional each 4 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)

Compulsory subjects

1. English Eassy – 100 marks – 40% passing
2. English composition – 100 marks – 40% passing
3. Islamiat – 100 marks – 40% passing
Comparative Religions (for non Muslims)
4. Pakistan affairs – 100 marks – 40% passing
5. Current affairs – 100 marks – 40% passing
6. General science & Ability – 100 marks – 40% passing
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Note: There are only 6 Compulsory Subjects

Optional Subjects

Note: Candidate Can Only Pick 6 Optional Subjects:

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 “2”
Code No. | Subjects | Marks
16. Physics 200
17. Chemistry 200
18. Applied Mathematics 100
19. Pure Mathematics 100
20. Statistics 100
21. Geology 100

Group “3”
Code No. | Subjects | Marks
22. Business Administration 100
23. Public Administration 100
24. Governance & Public Policies 100
25. Town Planning & Urban Managemen 100

Group “4”
Code No. | Subjects | 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 “5”
Code No. | Subjects | 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 “6”

Code No. | Subjects | 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 “7”
Code No. | Subjects | 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

Passing Criteria:

For compulsory subjects – 40%
For optional subjects – 33%
Written (600/1200) – 50% aggregate
Interview (100/300) – 33%

Fee Structure

– Rs. 80,000 (Two Installments 40,000×2, 4 Months Duration) Rs. 70,000 (Lump Sum) – (In – Campus Fee)
– Rs. 70,000 (Two Installments 35,000×2 4 Months Duration) Rs. 60,000 (Lump Sum) – (Online Fee)