Pattern of CSS Exam In Pakistan 2023

CSS Result 2022

FPSC Announces CSS Result 2022 Click here for check result online. Total 32059 Candidate appeared in this exam and only 393 candidate passed this exam. Total percentage of CSS 2022 Result is 1.94 %.

Are you having difficulty understanding CSS written test updates? No need to worry as we have all the solutions to your problems that are available on this page. Prospective candidates who wish to attempt Central Superior Service Exams most of the time don't have any idea regarding the rules or types of CSS written exams that they will be facing in future. Prospective candidates must understand the CSS written Exam Pattern if they wish to be among the successful exam passing candidates. CSS exams consist of four major types of exams that will be presented to the student candidates attempting CSS paper. First exams are written examinations that all students will have to clear and pass successfully.

FPSC Schedule For CSS Competitive Examination-2023

The candidates are searching the schedule of Combined Competitive Examination (CSS) 2023. The latest news is that Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) has announced the Schedule For CSS Competitive Examination-2023. The candidates check all important dates that need to remember, from the given below table.

Test Details Tentative Dates To Remember
Advertisement For MCQs Based Preliminary Test (Mpt) 2023 7 August, 2022
Online Applications for MPT Test 2023 8 To 22 August, 2022
Conduct of MPT Test & Posting of Answer Key on Web 2 October, 2022
Announcement of MPT Test Result 17 October, 2022
Advertisement for CSS Written Exam CE 2023 30 October, 2022
Receipt of online applications from MPT Qualifiers 30 October to 14 November, 2022
Receipt of Hardcopy of online applications alongwith documents from MPT Qualifiers Uptil 24 November, 2022
CSS Written Examination-2023 (commencement date) 1st February, 2023

All Graduates having 2nd Division in Bachelor's Degree and between age of 21-30 years on cut off date 31-12-2022, are eligible to apply. For latest, updates regarding the CSS 2023 examination, all candidates are advised to keep visiting ilmkidunya.com, because here you will check all the latest news about the Combined competitive examination, 2023.

CSS 2023 Written Exam Date

CSS applicants who have been waiting for CSS Exam Schedule 2023 must understand its importance as they must finish up their preparing for their CSS subjects. According to CSS 2023 Written Exam Date, the FPSC's CSS written examinations will start from 1st of Feburary, 2023.

CSS Eligibility Criteria 2023

To apply for Combined Competative Written examinations, eligibility criteria is mentioned below:

  • Only MCQ Based Preliminary Test (MPT) qualifiers can appear in written part of CSS-2023
  • The Applicant must have atleast Second Division Bachelor's Degree.
  • Age limit for CSS 2023 is between 21-30 Years.
  • Cutoff dates for determining the eligibility is 31 December 2022

CSS Exam Paper Division 2023

Central superior services (CSS) examination consists of both objective and subjective type papers. Here you will check the complete detail of objective and subjective type paper with total marks and time allowed for each paper.

Part Paper Type Total Marks Time Allow
1 Objective Paper 20 30 minutes
2 Subjective Paper 80 150 (2.5 Hours) Minutes

CSS Compulsory Subjects Paper Pattern 2023

Examination Subject Total Marks Paper Pattern
CSS Pakistan English Essay 100 Subjective = 100 Marks
CSS Pakistan English Precis & Composition 100 Objective = 20 Marks
      Subjective = 80 Marks
CSS Pakistan General Knowledge-I (General Science & Ability) 100 Objective = 20 Marks
      Subjective = 80 Marks
CSS Pakistan General Knowledge-II (Current Affairs) 100 Objective = 20 Marks
      Subjective = 80 Marks
CSS Pakistan General Knowledge-III (Pakistan Affairs) 100 Objective = 20 Marks
      Subjective = 80 Marks
CSS Pakistan Islamic Studies 100 Objective = 20 Marks
      Subjective = 80 Marks

Important Note: To qualifying in CSS written exams, required marks are 600.

CSS Written Test Total Papers (Compulsory & Optional)

Candidates who are looking for CSS written test pattern, now can check the complete paper pattern here:

  • The CSS exam consists of total Twelve (12) papers, in which six (6) papers are Compulsory and remaining six (6) are Optional papers.
  • 100 marks for each paper.
  • Total marks of CSS written exams are 1200. In which 600 marks are allocated to compulsory papers and 600 marks are for optional papers.
  • Time allowed for each paper is 3 hours.

CSS Written Exam Passing Marks 2023

  • Only those candidates will be considered as a qualified candidates in css written exams who will get minimum 40% marks in compulsory subjects and minimum 33% marks in optional subjects. Aggregate marks will be 50%, scoring less than these criteria, then the candidate will not allow for next exam that are mentioned below
  • If the candidate qualifies in the written test, then the applicant will be eligible for medical examination, psychological assessment, and viva.

Rules For CSS Written Examinations

  • If the optional subjects are mistakenly selected then your application will be rejected and the applicant will be ask to re-evaluate its selection by the FPSC. Select two subjects from one group.
  • Select the combination of Optional Subjects along with the Compulsory Subjects before the closing date. There is no chance for any alteration after the closing date.
  • If the candidate did not appear in any compulsory or optional subject, due to medical or any other reasons shall not be allowed to sit in the rest of exam.
  • No candidate can get more than 3 chances to attempt competitive exams.
  • If candidate arrives late in examination hall, no extra time will be allowed according to the reules.

Share your comments questions here
Sort By:

Sign in

to continue to ilmkidunya.com


Sign in

to continue to ilmkidunya.com


Sign in

to continue to ilmkidunya.com


Forgot Password

to continue to ilmkidunya.com


Register Type

Please Provide following information to Register

  • Student
  • Tutor
  • Consultant
  • Employer