CSS Psychological Assessment Test 2022

CSS candidates will know and understand the importance of passing the required CSS psychological test as it is made compulsory by the FPSC in order to be deemed successful towards CSS examination. After candidates have passed their CSS examination written test, CSS medical test, they are required to undergo CSS psychological assessment in order to validate their personality traits, behavior aspects and mental capabilities for successfully caring out their civil department job duties.

CSS Psychological Assessment Test

Prospective CSS candidates will be required to undergo a series of tests phases including written test and group discussions which will validate candidate’s CSS phychological test traits through candidate behavior observation and candidate interview with concerned department psychologists. The CSS candidates will be required to show their intelligence abilities through psychological written test which will highlight prospective candidate’s verbal ability, numerical ability, personality test, abstract ability test and showcase candidate’s personality by personality test.

CSS Psychological Assessment 2022 Test Schedule

Federal public service commission, announces the schedule for CSS psychological assessment 2022 test. The schedule for those candidates, who cleared the FPS CSS written test & medical test. CSS psychological assesstemt tests are going to start from 11 January 2022 To 18 January 2022 . Test center is FPSC headquarters Islamabad and regional headquarters Lahore and Peshawar. Download CSS pscyhological assessment 2022 test schedule here with latest updates.

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CSS Psychological Test Importance

The css candidates will be required to undertake physiological group discussion included in CSS psychological test to analyze and evaluate the respective candidate's knowledge, confidence, work skills, assertiveness, articulation and working within a specific time period. Afterwards CSS candidates will be required to undergo a small interview with a panel of psychologists to show their psychological findings as well as clear any ambiguity regarding information provided by the candidate.

Psychological Assessment Test Details

  • Written test
  • Group discussion

Psychological Exam Written Test

A series of ability and personality test would be administered. The result drawn from the psychological test will future validated from different resources like behavioral information, observations and one-to-one interview with psychologists.

Intelligent Test Ability Detail

Test Name Explanation
Abstract Ability This also known as conceptual reasoning test, it aims to determine individual ability to quickly identify the relationship between patterns, logical rules and integrate this information to find out best possible solutions. You will be presented with sets of shapes having logical relationship and your tasks is to identify the most suitable shapes that comes next in the sequence. The purpose of this tasks is quickly assess your capability of analyzing new information and thinking strategies to solve problems.
Verbal Ability The verbal aptitude test measures your ability to understand and communicate information by asking you to identify words analogies or synonyms/antonyms.
Numerical Ability
  • This ability or reasoning test will measure your ability by presented the scenario in basic numerical form for making best decisions.
  • All these mentioned test are to be performed within the allotted time. it is advice to done these task as soon as possible because when tasks start its easy but gradually gets more difficult.
Personality Test These tests are usually of different types and held to predict your basic personality characteristics such as Openness, Conscientiousness, Extraversion/Introversion, Agreeability along with your maturity level, confidence, optimism, ability to handle stress and solve different problems, your leadership qualities as well.

Personality Trait Questionnaire

There are 2 types of personality questionnaire that will be asked during test:

  • That test in which you answer only yes or no format
  • The other consist of open-ended questions in which demand your preference’s, likes, dislikes , interests etc.
Question will be asked on Explanation
Story Writing here presented the black and white picture of human life and you are supposed to understand these that you are to tell a story and not merely describe the picture.Story consists of 4 important elements


Sentence Completion First word and words are provided and will be asked to complete a sentence. For Example;


  • Autobiography is a written account of the life of a person. In other words, it’s a brief story about the history of a person written by himself
  • Your writing should be so organized and systematic that I should be eager to meet you in one-to-one interview.In autobiography, you are supposed to write details of your life history, which includes

CSS Exam Psychological Group Discussion

Group discussion also designed to assess the candidate's behavior in group activities, engaged the candidates into some group activities for the purpose to analyze their group performance and habitual. The aim of group discussion is to evaluate personality, confidence, assertiveness, articulation, knowledge and yours ability, skills required to work others within a given time. This includes 2 group discussions one is urdu and second is english.

Interview with Psychologists

The same day, after the group session is over, you will meet a panel of psychologists for a brief interview who at the end prepare a collaborated report on the information you have provided about your personality, ability and aptitude in the 2-days activity. They may asked additional information about yourself, justification for the preferences that you have mentioned in your written personality test and to clear any ambiguity if encountered in your writing.You may also be asked about your opinion on various social and political scenarios happening both in Pakistan and on international Level.

CSS Psychological Test Rules 2022

  • Separate marks will not be entitled to psychological assessment.
  • 300 marks of the viva also affect the performance of psychological evaluation.
  • If a person will not appear in a psychological judgment, the candidate will not allowed to appear in the viva exams.
  • Psychological assessment and viva contain combined 300 marks.
  • The Candidate should bring their Three password size photographies and national identity card in the psychological assessment.

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