CSS Exam in Pakistan, Age Limit, Eligibility, Pattern and Information

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NEXT CSS EXAM: CSS 2022 IMPORTANT DATES

  • CSS Advertisement: 28 November 2021
  • Last Date to Apply for CSS MPT: 15 December 2021
  • CSS MPT Date: 20 February 2022
  • MPT Result Announcement: 7 March 2022
  • Forms & Documents from MPT Test Qualifiers: 8-25 March 2022
  • CSS Written Examination Commencement Date: 30 May 2022

CSS 2022

CSS MPT 2022 Paper NEW
The first step towards CSS 2022 examinations is CSS MPT to be held on 20 February 2022. View CSS MPT Sample Paper NEW

CSS-2021 final result can be found in the CSS Results section.

CSS Pakistan

CSS exam in Pakistan: Eligibility criteria, pattern, syllabus, past papers, preparation material and other information
Central Superior Services (CSS) exam in Pakistan, eligibility criteria, age limit, application process, exam pattern, and other information. Link to CSS exam rules, subjects selection, and general information in PDF is given below. NOTE: CSS exams 2021 were held in February 2021. CSS 2022 advertisement is expected to be published in the first week of November and candidates will be able to apply through CSS official website portal by FPSC.

For reference, please see the CSS-2021 Public Notice by FPSC, CSS-2021 Date Sheet and CSS-2021 papers. Past results can be found in the Results section, and find some preparation material in the CSS Preparation Material section.

CSS Eligibility Criteria

Both male and female candidates are eligible
Nationality: Pakistani
Education: Graduation (14 years of education) with at least a second division or grade “C”.
Age: 21 – 30 years on 31st of the preceding December.
For example, for CSS-2022 age must be between 21 – 30 years on 31 December 2021.

CUT-OFF DATE FOR ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
A candidate must fulfill the eligibility criteria in terms of age and qualification by December 31st. For example, for CSS-2022,

  1. the candidate must have obtained the required qualification by December 31, 2021.
  2. the candidate must be within age limit on December 31, 2021.

CSS Age Limit

A candidate for admission to the CSS Examination-2022 must have attained the age of 21 years and MUST NOT have attained the age of 30 years on 31st December, 2021.

CSS FEE STRUCTURE
Rs 2200 for written competitive examination.

CSS JOBS AND DEPARTMENTS
Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) holds the Central Superior Services (CSS) competitive examinations (CE) each year in February for recruitment to the posts in BS-17 in following twelve occupational groups/services under the federal government:

CSS SERVICE GROUPS
1. Commerce & Trade Group
2. Pakistan Administrative Services
3. Foreign Service of Pakistan
4. Information Group
5. Inland Revenue Service
6. Military Lands & Cantonments Group
7. Office Management Group
8. Pakistan Audit and Accounts Service
9. Pakistan Customs Service
10. Police Service of Pakistan
11. Postal Group
12. Railways (Commercial & Transportation) Group

CSS EXAMINATION CENTERS
CSS examinations are conducted in the following cities of Pakistan: Abbottabad, Bahawalpur, D.G. Khan, D.I. Khan, Faisalabad, Gilgit, Gujranwala, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Larkana, Multan, Muzaffarabad, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi, Sargodha and Sukkur.

CSS INFORMATION
Download the CSS information, exam rules, and other instructions for CSS exam and selection criteria in PDF. CSS Information Pack (PDF).

The Central Superior Service of Pakistan abbreviated as CSS is both a promising and a challenging career which affords golden opportunities for self-aggrandisement and service to countrymen. To become a CSP officer in Pakistan is a cherished dream that can be realized only through CSS.