Solved Past Papers of Central Superior Services (CSS) Competitive Examinations.
CSS-2017 Essay Paper
- Are Modern Wars Not Holy?
- More and More Military Engagements by the United Nations: Is the World Moving towards Peace?
CSS-2017 Pakistan Affairs
- Pakistan’s national culture reflects unity in diversity. Elaborate.
- CPEC is a flagship project of One Belt One Road (OBOR) and a regional game changer. Explain.
- Explore the significance of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) for Pakistan.
- How general elections in 2002, 2008 and 2013 strengthened democracy in Pakistan.
CSS-2017 Current Affairs
- Highlight the role of National Action Plan in stabilization of internal security of Pakistan. Critically analyze its outcomes.
- What measures do you suggest to improve the security conditions of Baluchistan in respect to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, and the role of regional power to sabotage it.
- Critically analyze the US-Russia relations in context of ISIS and its impact on the security situation of Middle East.
- The impact of burgeoning US-India strategic partnership over the security situation of the region and Indian ocean region.
CSS-2016 Essay Paper
- Crisis of Good Governance in Pakistan: Need for Reform and Institution Building
- The Creation of New Provinces in Pakistan: Implications for an Integrated Country
- World as Global Village: Learning to Live Together
CSS-2016 Pakistan Affairs
- Give an account of the life and services of Shah Waliullah. How did he save the Indian Muslims from political annihilation and religious degeneration?
- Jinnah in his presidential address to the annual session of All India Muslim League in March 1940 said; “the problem in India is not of inter-communal nature, but manifestly of an international one, and it must be treated as such.” Write a note on the Two Nation Theory and the Lahore Resolution of 1940 in the light of this statement.
- Write a note on the post 9/11 foreign policy of Pakistan. What do you foresee for Pakistan in regional and global politics in the near future?
- Discuss the Kashmir problem in its entirety; throwing light on its background and prospects of possible solutions to this core issue between India and Pakistan.
- Write a note on the Afghan War since 1979 and its impacts on Pakistan. How far the emergence of the non-state actors and non-traditional security threats in Pakistan can be attributed to the decades-long warfare in Afghanistan?
CSS-2016 Current Affairs
- Discuss the prospects and challenges to the construction of ‘China Pakistan Economic Corridor’. How will CPEC become a game changer in the region?
- Discuss in detail the efficacy of Counter Terrorism Measures adopted by the Government, especially with reference to National Action Plan.
- Discuss the possibilities of progress under the recently agreed rubric of comprehensive dialogue between Pakistan and India. In your opinion what are the major constraints at present.
- How do you see the recent development in the Middle East, particularly with reference of deteriorating relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran? What role, if any, Pakistan could play in reducing the tensions between the two Muslim countries?
- Examine the emerging strategic competition between US and China and its impact on global order.
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CSS ENGLISH (Précis and Composition)
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