CSS 2019 Exam Rules, Eligibility, Syllabus, Age Limit and Exam Date

CSS 2019 Exam Rules, Eligibility, Syllabus, Age Limit and Exam Date




CSS is a highest Competitive Exam in the Pakistan and considered most difficult exam who those cleared CSS are offered Jobs in different Occupational Groups some of them are Public Administration Group (PAS), Customs, Police, Inland Revenue, Information, Foreign Office, Railway and Post Office . More the marks you secure you will be placed in top level Group . Federal Public Service Commission is given responsibility for conducting CSS exam each year. FPSC conduct CSS Exam from 15th February in more than 19 test centers across Pakistan. CSS stands for Central Superior Services. Advertisement for CSS issued by FPSC in May and applications are invited from the candidates in October each Year.

CSS Age Limit

Age Limit set for CSS 2019 is 30 Years on closing date i.e 31st December 2018 and Lower age limit is set to 21 Years. Government Servants , FATA , Balochistan and Punjab tribal Areas and Schedules Castes will get relaxation of 2 years after submission of Valid Certificate from the Deputy Commissioner of their District.

Rules for CSS 2019

Rules for CSS 2019 will remain same as of CSS 2018 and no major changes seen in the syllabus this year.

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CSS Required Qualification

Candidates having Bachelor Degree are eligible to Apply for CSS 2019. All the candidates who are willing to Apply for CSS 2019 should submit their Application form Online on the official website of FPSC after submission of fee in the State Bank and National Bank of Pakistan branches. After filling all the required field get a print out of the application form Send this form to Headquarter FPSC with in 10 days after the closing date along with educational documents, CNIC Copy , Departmental Permission Certificate (in Case of Government Servant), Schedule Caste Form and other required documents along with checklist provided along with forms or available online. 

All the interested candidates should appear in following Compulsory subjects of 600 Marks according to the syllabus set by FPSC.

Compulsory Subjects List of CSS

Subjects Marks
English Essay 100
English Precis & Composition 100
General Knowledge Paper I General Science and Ability 100
General Knowledge Paper II (Current Affairs 100
General Knowledge Paper III ( Pakistan Affairs 100
Islamic Studies (Islamiat 100
Total Marks 600

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In addition to above 6 Compulsory Subjects candidates need to Opt optional Subjects of total 600 Marks from 7 Groups of Subject as per rule set for each group. Detail of the optional Subjects in all seven Groups is as follow.

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