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CSS Examination Syllabus - Political Science


Political Science ( Total Marks - 200 )

Paper I ( Marks-100 )

Part 'A'
Political Theory

  1. Western Political Thought
    Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Montesquieu, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Bentham, Mill, Marx, Lenin, Mao
  2. Muslim Political Thought
    AI-Farabi, Al-Mawardi, Nizam-ul-Mulik Tusi, Al-Ghazali, Ibn-I-Khaldun, Iqbal

Part 'B'

  1. The nature and emergence of Modern state system, Islamic concept of state.
  2. Political concepts, Sovereignty, Law, Liberty, Equality, Rights and Duties.
  3. Political Dynamics: Public Opinion, Propaganda, Political Parties, Pressure Groups.
  4. Political Institutions: Legislature, Executive, Judiciary. Political Elites, Civil and Military Bureaucracy.
  5. Forms of Government: Monarchy, Democracy. Dictatorship Unitary and Federal, Presidential and Parliamentary.
  6. Totalitarianism: Fascism, Communism.
  7. Local Self-government: Theory and Practice with special reference to Pakistan.

Paper II (Marks - 100)

Part 'A'

  • Selected Political Systems: Nature and dynamics of major political institutions in U.S.A., U.K., France and Former Soviet Union,

Part 'B'

  • Political Systems of developing countries: Turkey, Iran, India and China.
  • Rise of Muslim Nationalism in South Asia with special reference to the role of Sir Syed Abmed Khan, lqbal and Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • A comparative and critical analysis of the 1956, 1962, 1973 and 1985 Constitutions of Pakistan.

Suggested Readings

    • Title
    • Author
    • 1
    • History of Muslim Philosophy
    • M.M. Sharif
    • 2
    • Constitutional Development in Pakistan
    • G.W. Choudhry
    • 3
    • Comparative Politics; A World View
    • Almond & Powell
    • 4
    • Contemporary Political Analysis
    • Garles Worth James
    • 5
    • Government & Parliament: A Survey from the Inside
    • Herbert Morrison
    • 6
    • Government and Politics in Pakistan
    • Mushtaq Ahmed
    • 7
    • History of Political Theory
    • George H. Sabine
    • 8
    • History of Political Theories
    • William A. Dunning
    • 9
    • Political Thought in Medieval Islam
    • Rosenthal
    • 10
    • Modern Islamic State
    • Rosenthal
    • 11
    • Political Thought in Perspective
    • William Edenstein
    • 12
    • Pattern of Government
    • Samuel H. Beer & Adam B. Ullam
    • 13
    • Pakistan: A Political Study
    • Keith Callard
    • 14
    • Politics, Parties and Pressure Groups
    • V.O. Key Jr.
    • 15
    • Modern Political Systems: Asia
    • Roy, C. Macradis (ed)
    • 16
    • Politics in Pakistan: Nature and Direction of Change
    • Khalid Bin Sayeed
    • 17
    • Reflection on Government
    • Earnest Barker
    • 18
    • South-East Asia Political System
    • Lucian W. Pye
    • 19
    • The Political System of Pakistan
    • Khalid Bin Sayeed
    • 20
    • Nizam-ul-Mulk Tusi, Published by Muhammad Ashraf, Lahore, 1978
    • Rizvi, S. Rizwan Ali
    • 21
    • Nizam-ul-Mulk Tusi (Urdu), Karachi University 1995
    • Prof. Dr. Rizwan Ali Rizvi

Check other Subjects and Syllabus below:

Compulsory Subjects

General Knowledge

Optional Subjects:

(subjects carrying a total of 600 marks to be selected)

Group A

Subjects carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.
Note: Business Administration cannot be opted in combination with Public Administration

Group B

Subject/s carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.

Group C

Subjects carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.

Group D (Science Subjects )

Subject/s carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.

Group E (History Subjects )

Subjects carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.

Group F

Subject/s carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.
Note: International Law CANNOT BE opted in combination with International Relations.

Group G

Subjects carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.

Group H (Regional Languages )

Subject/s carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.
Regional Languages: Not more than one of the 4 subjects can be opted.

Group I (National and Foreign Languages )

Subjects carrying not more than 200 marks can be opted.
National/Foreign/Classical Languages: Not more than one of 4 subjects can be opted. Note: Urdu can not be combined with Regional Languages.


 
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