CSS Exam in Pakistan | Eligibility, Pattern, Information

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CSS 2021 IMPORTANT DATES

  • CSS Advertisement for Applications: September 2020
  • Last Date to Apply Online: October 31, 2020
  • Last Date for receipt of hard copy of online application form with required documents: November 11, 2020
  • Cut-off Date for determining eligibility criteria: December 31, 2020
  • Commencement of CSS 2021 Exam: February 2021

Download the CSS-2020 Public Notice by FPSC, and view the CSS-2019 final result in the Results section. Find past examination date sheets by clicking here, and find some preparation material in the CSS Preparation Material section.

CSS ELIGIBILITY
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-2021 age must be between 21 – 30 years on 31 December 2020.

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-2021,

  1. the candidate must have obtained the required qualification by December 31, 2020.
  2. the candidate must be within age limit on December 31, 2020.

CSS AGE-LIMITS
A candidate for admission to the CSS Examination-2021 must have attained the age of 21 years and MUST NOT have attained the age of 30 years on 31st December, 2020.

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.

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.

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