CSS is the highest Competitive Exam in Pakistan and considered the most difficult exam those who 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 the CSS exam each year. Starting from CSS 2022 a screening test or MPT test will be conduct before CSS final Exam from 15th February in more than 19 test centers across Pakistan. CSS stands for Central Superior Services. Advertisement for CSS will be issued by FPSC in May and applications are invited from the candidates in the month of November this year.

CSS Age Limit

Age Limit set for CSS 2022 is 30 Years on closing date i.e 31st December 2021 and Lower age limit is set to 21 Years. Government Servants, FATA, Balochistan and Punjab tribal Areas, and Scheduled Castes will get relaxation of 2 years after submission of Valid Certificate from the Deputy Commissioner of their District. Cut off date for age calculation for CSS 2022 screening test is  30 years. 

Age Limit for CSS Screening Test 

Age Limit for Screening test will be the same as for CSS and it will be calculated on 31st December of  each year. Rules for CSS are same and there are no major changes seen except screening MPT test before final Exam . 

Rules for CSS 2022

Rules for CSS 2022 will remain the same as of CSS 2021 as no major changes seen in the syllabus yet this year. How prior to CSS 2022 final exam a screening test or  Choice MCQs Based Preliminary Test MPT will be held in the month of February 2022 to shortlist candidates.  Check the rules for Screening Test click Here.

Download Complete CSS 2022 rules in PDF (Click Here)

CSS Required Qualification

Candidates having Bachelor Degree are eligible to Apply

Application Procedure for CSS 2022

All the candidates who are willing to Apply for CSS this year should appear in screening test in February 2022 . After that if the passed the screening test they 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 within 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 the checklist.

CSS Subjects

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

Compulsory Subjects List of CSS

Check the syllabus for CSS Screening Test here . 

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

In addition to the 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 follows. Download the Optional Subjects List Group Wise in PDF format along with CSS 2021 Syllabus.

CSS Syllabus 2022 Download in PDF



Rizwan Khan
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Mr. Rizwan has vast Knowledge on Current Affairs and General Knowledge. He has done Master in International Relations along with B.ed and M.ed with teaching capabilities

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