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Revised Scheme of CSS Competitive Examination


English Essay


English (Precis and Composition)



General Science & Ability



Current Affairs



Pakistan Affairs



Islamic Studies



OR Comparative Study of Major Religions (For non



Accountancy & Auditing



10. Agriculture & Forestry


11. Anthropology


12. Applied Mathematics


13. Arabic


14. Balochi


15. Botany


16. British History


17. Business Administration


18. Chemistry


19. Computer Science


20. Constitutional Law


21. Criminology


22. Economics


23. English Literature


24. Environmental Science


25. European History


26. Gender Studies


27. Geography



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28. Geology


29. Governance & Public Policies


30. History of Pakistan & India


31. History of USA


32. International Law


33. International Relations


34. Islamic History & Culture


35. Journalism and Mass Communication


36. Law


37. Mercantile Law


38. Muslim Law & Jurisprudence


39. Pashto


40. Persian


41. Philosophy


42. Physics


43. Political Science


44. Psychology


45. Public Administration


46. Punjabi


47. Pure Mathematics


48. Sindhi


49. Sociology


50. Statistics


51. Town Planning & Urban Management


52. Urdu Literature


53. Zoology


11. 13. Subject Accountancy & Auditing Economics Computer Science Political Science International Relations Marks 200 200 200 200 200 Group-II: (To select subject(s) of 200 marks only) Code No. 4. 12. 17. 14. 18. 2.1 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION REVISED SCHEME OF CSS COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION MAIN EXAMINATION (1200 MARKS) A: Code No. 21. 1. B: COMPULSORY SUBJECTS (600 MARKS) Subjects Marks English Essay English (Precis and Composition) General Science & Ability Current Affairs Pakistan Affairs Islamic Studies OR Comparative Study of Major Religions (For Non Muslims) Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 OPTIONAL SUBJECTS (600 MARKS) Group-I: (To select one subject of (200 marks) only) Code No. 6. 15. Subject Physics Chemistry Applied Mathematics Pure Mathematics Statistics Geology Marks 200 200 100 100 100 100 600 . 19. 16. 3. 20. 5.

26. 44. 32. 39. 30. 31. 36. 43. 28. 23. Subject Law Constitutional Law International Law Muslim Law & Jurisprudence Mercantile Law Criminology Philosophy Marks 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 . 22. 35. 27. Subject Gender Studies Environmental Sciences Agriculture & Forestry Botany Zoology English Literature Urdu Literature Marks 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 Group-VI: (To select one subject of 100 marks only) Code No. 38. 41. 37. 33. 34.2 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination Group-III: (To select one subject of 100 marks only) Code No. 25. Subject Business Administration Public Administration Governance & Public Policies Town Planning & Urban Management Marks 100 100 100 100 Group-IV: (To select one subject of 100 marks only) Code No. 29. Subject History of Pakistan & India Islamic History & Culture British History European History History of USA Marks 100 100 100 100 100 Group-V: (To select one subject of 100 marks only) Code No. 42. 40. 24.

51. Subject Journalism & Mass Communication Psychology Geography Sociology Anthropology Punjabi Sindhi Pashto Balochi Persian Arabic Marks 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 Note-1: The question papers in Urdu or other Pakistani regional languages (Punjabi. However. Note-4: The question paper in Islamic Studies OR Comparative Study of Major Religions (For Non Muslims) is to be answered in English or Urdu only. 53. 49. Pashto and Balochi). 48. . 47. Similarly there will be 20 MCQs from each optional paper except Pure Mathematics and Applied Mathematics. 52. Each paper will be of 3 hours duration. Note-2: There will be two papers of 100 marks each of the subject which carry 200 marks. 46. 54. 50. question relating with translation from respective language into English or vice versa may be answered as directed in the question paper. In other subjects of 100 marks there will be one paper. Note-5: Non Muslim Candidates may either opt Islamic Studies OR Comparative Study of Major Religions as may suit to them. Persian and Arabic should be answered in the respective languages. 45.3 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination Group-VII: (To select one subject of 100 marks only) Code No. 55. All other papers must be answered in English unless otherwise directed in the Question Paper. Sindhi. Note-3: Ratio of MCQs in compulsory papers for CE-2016 will be 20 MCQs in each paper except in the paper of Essay.

Candidate’s articulation. .4 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination PAPER: ENGLISH ESSAY (100 MARKS) Candidates will be required to write one or more Essay in English. A wide choice of topics will be given. Candidates are expected to reflect comprehensive and research based knowledge on a selected topic. expression and technical treatment of the style of English Essay writing will be examined.

. V. followed by five questions. Out of the total 20 marks allocated to this question. to be grouped by the candidates in pairs of those having similar or opposite meaning. Reading Comprehension (20 marks) A carefully selected passage that is rich in substance but not very technical or disciplinespecific shall be given. etc. Synonyms and Antonyms etc.5 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination PAPER: ENGLISH (PRECIS & COMPOSITION) (100 MARKS) The examination in this subject will be based upon a paper carrying 100 marks to Test the candidate’s abilities to handle Precis Writing. III. IV. Articles. Sentence Structuring. as may be clearly directed in the question. and 2-3 sentences shall be based on correction of punctuation marks. Phrasal Verbs. Translation. Prepositions. VI. Sentence Correction (10 marks) The sentences shall be given each having a clear structural flaw in terms of grammar or punctuation. for bringing out the difference in meaning of any five of them by first explaining them in parenthesis and then using them in sentences. each carrying 4 marks. Reading Comprehension. Conjunctions. Grammar and Vocabulary (20 marks) Correct usage of Tense. Pairs of Words (10 marks) Ten pairs shall be given of seemingly similar words with different meanings. generally confused in communication. The candidates shall be asked to rewrite them with really needed correction only. Punctuation. No two or more sentences should have exactly the same problem. II. Precis Writing (20 marks) A careful selected passage with an orientation of generic understanding and enough flexibility for compression shall be given for précising and suggesting an appropriate title. I. Grammar and Vocabulary. Grouping of Words (10 marks) A random list of twenty words of moderate standard (neither very easy nor utterly unfamiliar) shall be given. without making unnecessary alterations. 15 shall go to précising the text and 5 to suggesting the title.

Heath & Co. Brown & Co.6 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination VII.Swan (Oxford University Press). Longmans) 5. Ramsey Flower & Jane Aaron (The Little. Title Author 1. English Grammar in Use Raymond Murphy University Press).) .C. Greenbaum (ELBS. Speak Better Readers Digest Association. significant terms and figurative/idiomatic expressions shall be given. Quirk & S.No. 6. Harper Collins. SUGGESTED READINGS S. to be accurately translated into English. (Cambridge 2. Modern English in Action Henry Christ (D.) 4. A University English Grammar R. The Little. 3. Practical English Usage M. Write Better. Translation (10 marks) Ten short Urdu sentences involving structural composition. Brown Handbook H.

Sources. Middle Latitude Cyclone and Tornadoes).     (100 MARKS) 60 Marks Physical Sciences Constituents and Structure:-Universe. Disaster Risk Management. Oxygen Demanding Wastes. Energy Resources: . Infectious Agents.Solid waste management and disposal. Rotation and Revolution. Land Pollution: . Dioxins). Astronomical System of Units. Diarrhea. Travelling Cyclone (Tropical Cyclone. Causes and effects of major air pollutants (COx. Biosphere (Major Biomes) and Lithosphere (Minerals and Rocks. Antibiotics. Dengue their Causes and Prevention.7 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination PAPER: GENERAL SCIENCE & ABILITY Part-I (General Science) I. Semiconductors. Lipids. causes and effects of major water pollutants (Synthetic Organic Chemicals. Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming).A brief survey of plant and animal kingdom to pinpoint similarities and diversities in nature.       II.Cell Structures and Functions (Subcellular Organelles such as Nucleus. Galaxy. Drinking water quality and standards.Types. Radioactivity. Rock Types. Humidity) and Weather Variations. A Brief Account of Human Physiology. Regional and Global air pollution issues (Acid-rain.Solar and Lunar Eclipses. Atomic Structure.Ceramics. Plate Tectonics). Precipitation. Tropospheric Ozone.e. Electromagnetic Radiations. Plastics. Heavy Metals and Acids).Polio. Malaria. NOx.Sources of Energy (Renewable i. Plant Nutrients. Biological Sciences The Basis of Life: . Sun. International agreements on air pollution control (Montreal Protocol and Kyoto Protocol). Hydrosphere (Water Cycle. LED Energy. Mitochondria and Ribosomes). Particulate Matter.Types. Solar System. Volcanic Eruption. . Vaccines. Earth. Wildfire. Circulation. Wind Energy and Non-Renewable Energy conservation and its sustainable use. Solar Energy. Urban Fire. Sediments. Water Pollution:. Weather Variables (Global Temperature. Volatile Organic Compounds. Major Water Compartments).Proteins. SOx. Thermal Pollution. Natural Hazards and Disasters: . Biomolecules: . Plant and Animal Kingdom: . Common Diseases and Epidemics: . Tsunami. Modern Materials/Chemicals: . Process of Nature: . Atmospheric Pollution: . Ozone Depletion. Chemical Bonding.The Atmosphere (Layered Structure and Composition).Earth Quake. sources. Pesticides. Fertilizers.       III. Pressure. Carbohydrates and Enzymes. Drought. New Model Concept of Producing BIO Fuel Method Environmental Science Environment: . Hepatitis. Avalanche. Floods. Light Year.

Food Additives. Texture. Telecommunications: .  Concepts and ability to reasons quantitatively and solve problems in a quantitative setting. Surveillance and GPS and Fiber Optic etc.Vitamins. Fundamentals of artificial intelligence. Flavor. Protein.Causes of Food Deterioration.8 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination   Role of Remote Sensing and GIS in Environmental Science.  Concept of Balance Diet: . Information Technology V. mechanical. Fiber.Basics of Wireless Communication (Mobile. Population Planning. Triangles. Application and business Software. Preservatives and Antioxidants  Food Deterioration and its Control: . Carbohydrates. I/O Processing and data storage. Fats and oil. Percentage. Remainders. Satellite. Networking & Internet Standards. articulating and solving both complex and uncomplicated problems and concepts and making decisions that are sensible based on available information. Adulteration. numerical and social ability. including demonstration of the ability to apply logical thinking to gathering and analyzing information. Appearance. Quality of Packed and Frozen Food.  Logical Reasoning includes the process of using a rational. Minerals. Social Media Websites.Bioavailability of Nutrients.  Basic Arithmetic. Sets. VIII. Part-II (General Ability) 40 Marks Quantitative Ability/Reasoning VI.   Computer (Hardware & Software Fundamentals). Information Systems. . Rates. Rounding of Numbers  Random Sampling Logical Reasoning and Analytical Reasoning/Ability VII. Algebra and Geometry (Average. Food Preservation.  Basic Mathematical Skills. Ratios. Equations. Food Science IV. Symbols. systematic series of steps based on sound mathematical procedures and given statements to arrive at a conclusion  Analytical Reasoning/Ability includes visualizing. Angles.  Quality of Food:. Mental Abilities  Mental Abilities Scales that measures specific constructs such as verbal.

Test of Reasoning Thorpe 23. Food Science 1998 Norman N. Peter S. Cunningham. Fundamentals of Forensic Science 2010 Max M. Principles of Animal Biology 2011 Lancelot Hogben 7. S. Forensic Science Fundamentals & Anthony J. Freeman 15. Houck. Solutions. Kilburn. Mental Ability Dr. Mason 11. The Impact of Science on Society 2005 Isaac Asimov. Introduction to Information Technology 2005 I. Education Solutions Limited. Fakhre Alam Naqvi 4. Thurber. Logical Reasoning Rob P. Thurber. No. S. Joseph H. Hotchkiss 17. Arthur N. Basics of Environmental Science 2002 Michael Allaby 16. Howell 6. L. Potter. Asimov's New Guide to Science 1993 Isaac Asimov 2. 12. T. 5th ed. Farouz D. Itl. Robert E. Kamareddine 20. Robert E. Strahler. McKinney. Exploring Life Science 1975 Walter A. Management Information Systems 2014 Ken Sousa. Howell 5. Joseph A. Jay A. Environmental Science: A Global Concern William P. de Blij. Reasoning Builder for Admission and Staff of Research Standardized Test Education 22. Fundamentals of Telecommunications 2005 Roger L. A. Elements of Logical Reasoning Jan Von Plato 21. N. a. Exploring Physical Science 1977 Walter A. A. 2013 Robert Schoch and Logan Yonavjak 18. Eminent Muslim Scientists 1991 S. Environmental Science: Systems and Michael L. a. 13. Physical Geography-Science and Systems of Alan H. Siegal 9. 2012 Barbara Woodworth Saigo Books for Logical Reasoning 19. Burt. Effy Oz 14. Science Restated: Physics and Chemistry for Harold Gomes Cassidy the Non-Scientist 1970 3. 8.9 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination SUGGESTED READINGS S. Nederpelt. Physical Geography 2013 Harm J. Muller. Peter S. The Brain Book: Know Your Own Mind and Edgar Thorpe How to Use it . Peter O. Lal & Jain 24. Kilburn. James E. Bertino Investigation 2008 10. Title Authors 1. the Human Environment 2009 Strallar.

ECO. OIC. world population policies  Terrorism and Counter Terrorism  Global Energy Politics  Nuclear Proliferation and Nuclear Security  Nuclear Politics in South Asia  International Trade (Doha Development Round and Bali Package)  Cooperation and Competition in Arabian Sea.10 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination PAPER: CURRENT AFFAIRS (100 MARKS) Candidates will be expected to display such general knowledge of history. II. Indonesia.  Millennium Development Goals. Russia)  Pakistan’s relations with the Muslim World (Iran. SAARC. Copenhagen Accord  Population: world population trends. Turkey)  Pakistan’s relations with the United States  Pakistan’s relations with Regional and International Organizations (UN. Afghanistan. I. Saudi Arabia. Pakistan's Domestic Affairs (20 marks)  Political  Economic  Social Pakistan's External Affairs (40 marks)  Pakistan’s relations with its Neighbors (India. WTO. politics and International Affairs. as deemed necessary to interpret current affairs. Kyoto Protocol. Current Status  Globalization  Middle East Crisis  Kashmir Issue  Palestine Issue . China. Global Issues (40 marks)  International Security  International Political Economy  Human Rights  Environment: Global Warming. GCC) III. Indian and Pacific Oceans.

2011 Maleeha Lodhi 11. 2011 1947-2005: 2. International Political Economy: Interests & Thomas Oatley Institutions in the Global Economy. Politics and Change in the Middle East. 2009 Paul Hirst 12. Zaidi 3. 2010 Akbar S. World Politics: Trends & Transformation. Government & Politics in South Asia. Shamshad Ahmad (Edition-2015) … and .. Issue in Pakistan’s Economy. 6th ed..No. The Age of Deception: Nuclear Diplomacy in Mohamed Elbaradei Treacherous Times (2011) 8. Kegley & Blanton 2014-2015 10. World Times Magazine International A Abdul Sattar Malik. Baxter. 2012 Wagner 14. Introduction to Economy. Ed. 2010 6. Title Author 1. International Organization (Second Edition) Volker Rittberger. Pakistan and World Affairs 16. Bernhard 2012 Zangl and Andress Kruck 7. International Relations. Pakistan Beyond the Crisis.11 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination SUGGESTED READINGS S. 10th Andersen. Pakistan: A Hard Country. 5. 2012 9. 2012 Anatol Lieven 4. Pakistan Foreign Policy Concise History. Globalization in Question. (2012) 15. Eating Grass: The Making of the Pakistani Feroz Khan Bomb. 2009 Oberst. Pearson. Political David Balaam Dillman Kennedy & & Bradford Joshua Goldstein Seibert. 2010 13.

Hydro Politics . Pakistan and India Relations Since 1947 XXIII. Natural resources. Aligarh. and other educational institutions-------Sindh Madrassah and Islamia College Peshawar.ECO. Ideology of Pakistan-----definition and elucidation. Nadwah. Proxy Wars: Role of External Elements Challenges to National Security of . Political Evolution Since 1971 XIII. The Kashmir Issue XXIV. Pakistan and Changing Regional Apparatus IV. International Concerns V. Sayyid Ahmad Shaheed. Evolution of Democratic System in Pakistan XVI.Geography. Deoband. Industry and education with reference to characteristics. Nuclear Program of Pakistan. Water Issues in Domestic and Regional Context XVIII. Ethnic Issues and National Integration XVII. Pakistan’s Role in the Region X. Pakistan’s Energy Problems and their Effects XXI. The war in Afghanistan since 1979 and its impact on. Changing Security Dynamics for Pakistan: Pakistan XII. II. and challenges to Pakistan in the Post 2014 era.12 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination PAPER: PAKISTAN AFFAIRS (100 MARKS) I. Shah Waliullah. Movements for reforms-. The Palestine Issue XI. Economic Challenges in Pakistan VIII. trends and problems. its downfall and efforts for Renaissance. Civil-Military Relations in Pakistan VII. Ideology of Pakistan in the light of Speeches and statements of Allama Iqbal and Quaid. Non-Traditional Security Threats in Pakistan: Role of Non-State Actors IX. Pakistan’s Relations with Neighbors excluding India XXII. III. Agriculture. Pakistan’s National Interest XIX. Foreign Policy of Pakistan Post 9/11 XV. Land and people of Pakistan------.Shaikh Ahmad Sarhindi. Regional Cooperation Organizations (SAARC. Pakistan and US War on Terror XIV. its Safety and Security. Challenges to Sovereignty XX. XXV. historical aspects: Muslim rule in the Sub-Continent.SCO) and the Role of Pakistan VI. Society.i Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Conflict Between India and Pakistan: an Encyclopedia. New York: I. Shaikh. Aisha. Education. the Previous and Current Budgets. 2011. Perception. Wynbrandt. Schofield. Lyon. 1995. The Prevailing Social Problems of Pakistan and the Strategies to Deal with Them. Paula R. Pakistan and the Unending War. Atiff. 2.Tauris. 16. Victoria. 11. 1995. New York: Routledge. 5. Washington: Brookings Institute Press. 3. 14. 2011. 13.13 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination XXVI. Peter. 6. 10. 2011. Deadly Embrace: Washington: Brookings Institute Press. Legal Cases and the Role of Higher Courts. XXVII. 2003. Labor. The Recent Constitutional and Legal Debates. Chari.No. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. New York: I. Niaz A.B. Title Federalism and Ethnic Conflict Regulation in India and Pakistan. . Kashmir in Conflict: India. Democratization and Development in India and Pakistan. 1. the Most Recent Economic Survey. the Latest Constitutional Amendments and Important Legislations. James. Democracy and Authoritarianism in South Asia.R. Back to Pakistan: A Fifty Year Journey. Katharine. Leslie Noyes. Poverty. Author Adeney. Farzana. 2003. Plymouth: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. America. Zahid. Aisha and Bose. Frontline Pakistan: The Struggle with Militant Islam. and the Future of Global Jihad. 1998. Riedel. New York: Infobase Publishing. Modern South Asia: History. New York: Routledge. Shah. Culture. New York: Colombia University Press. . Judging the State: Courts and Constitutional Politics in Pakistan.B.Tauria. 2011. Making Sense of Pakistan. Hussian. Christopher. Bruce. Newberg. 15. Pakistan. 4. Political Economy. Islamic Law and the Law of Armed Conflict: The Armed Conflict in Pakistan. and the Problems and Performance of Major Sectors of Economy. Health and Sanitation. 2007. California: ABC-CLIO. 2008. New York: Routledge. 9. Qureshi. Sugata. XXVIII. The Future of Pakistan. Candland. P. Mass. Economic Conditions of Pakistan. 7. A Brief History of Pakistan. 2007. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. London: Epic Press. 2009. et al. Pakistan: Manifest Destiny. New York: Routledge. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Politics and Security in South Asia: The Compound Crisis in 1990. 2009. at al. 12. Jalal. Jalal. Cohen Stephen P. 8. 2009. 2007. SUGGESTED READINGS S.

18.14 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination 17. Powering Pakistan: Meetings Pakistan Robert M. Hathaway and Michael Energy Needs in 21st Century Gugelman Pakistan’s Energy Sector: From Crisis to Zaid Alahdad Crisis-Breaking the Chain .

Responsibilities of Civil Servants System of Accountability(hisbah) in Islam VI. Social System.15 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination PAPER: ISLAMIC STUDIES (100 MARKS) I. Moral Values.A) and Hazrat Ali (R. Rule of Law)     Islam and the World. Legislation. Rise of Extremism. Sunnah and Fiqh. Introduction to Islam.   Islamic Code of Life.A) to different Authority.    V. Governance Structure in Islam (Shura. Social Justice.         Public Administration and Governance in Islam Concept of Public Administration in Islam Quranic Guidance on Good Governance Concept of Governance and its Applications in the light of Qur’an. Impact of Islamic Civilization on the West and Vice Versa The Role of Islam in the Modern World. Judicial System.  Concept of Islam. Dignity of Man. Human Rights and Status of Woman in Islam Dignity of Men and Women III. Political System. Economic System. Sources of Islamic Law) Governance under Pious Khilafat Particular letters of Hazrat Umar (R.  Importance of Din in Human Life. VII. IV. Tolerance. Procedure of Ijma and Ijtihad . Administrative System.  Islamic Beliefs & its Impact on Individual & Society and the Fundamental of Islam  Islamic Worships: Spiritual.      Study of Sirah of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) as Role Model for:Individual Diplomat Educator Military Strategist Peace Maker   Human Rights & Status of Woman in Islam. Self-purification.  Difference between Din and Religion. Salient Features of Islamic System. II. Moral and Social Impact. Muslim World and the Contemporary Challenges. Islamic Civilization and Culture: Meanings and the Vital Elements Role of Civilization in Development of Human Personality and Community Characteristicts of Islamic Civilization (Tawhid.  Distinctive Aspects of Islam. Equality.

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.) Public Policy and Implementation in Key Sectors (i.. Transparency. The Planning Commission.86 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination PAPER: I.” that underpins almost all public policies. Origin of the term Governance Definition of Governance Definition of Good Governance Characteristics of Good Governance: Participation. Education). Accountability. The Prime Minister’s Secretariat. their Explanation & Application Level in Pakistan:       IV. The Federal Cabinet. The Cabinet Division. Rule of law. Equity. Effectiveness and Efficiency. Health. The Secretaries Committee. Responsiveness.e. The Finance Division. (100 MARKS) Basic Concepts of Governance:     II. Strategic Vision Collapse/Failure of Governance: its indicators diagnostic tools & Effects Governance Theories:         III. GOVERNANCE & PUBLIC POLICIES Voice and Accountability Political Stability and Absence of Violence Government Effectiveness Regulatory Authorities & their Quality Rule of Law Control of Corruption Public Policy and Planning Institutions and their role in Planning       Institutional Framework for Policy Coordination and Planning(ECNEC. and all Federal Ministries for their respective subjects) Role of Planning Commission in Policy and Planning Strategic Planning in Federal Provincial Government and Local Government Role of International Donors in Policy Formulation (IMF Document “Memorandum on Economic and Financial Policies 2013/14–2015/16.  Communitarianism Decentered Theory Libertarian Socialism Institutionalism Marxism Neoliberalism Rational Choice Theory Regulation Theory Governance Indicators laid by World Bank/IMF/UNESCO/UNDP/ADB. Economic Coordination Committees of the Cabinet.

institutional degradation. secrecy. Provisional Assemblies Judiciary: Supreme Court. Lack of resources.”) Policy Analysis. Negative Connotations Associated with the term) Theories of Bureaucracy (Max Weber. Neutrality. Symbolism. General Introduction to Accountability and its concepts(Standards. Lack of coordination among departments. Accountability:    VI. Legal/ Judicial Accountability. Lower Courts Functioning of the offices: President of Pakistan. Introduction to the Concept of Bureaucracy(History. Office of Chief Minister. civil-military relations. Provincial Secretariat Local Government system: District Government. Culture of postponement and delays. Private vs.) Public Administration and Code of Ethics (Effectiveness of the Estacode and the Code of Ethics. Federal Cabinet. Administrative Accountability. Marx. The Quest for Solutions (Lack of research in policy analysis. Performance & Causes of Success or Failure . a Review of Contemporary Studies) Types of Accountability. John Stewart Mill. Federal Secretariat. corrupting the incumbent. Prime Minister of Pakistan Office of Governor. power. Senate. Political interference. Tehsil Government. Steel Frame of the State. Bureaucracy:     VII. The Policy Making Process: How Policies are Made (Six including diagnosis and six stages with cautions to be exercise at each stage) Policy Implementation & Role of Bureaucracy (Training. Ability to say “No. political allegiance.87 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination V. Lack of Decision Making. Public Accountability National Strategies against Corruption and remedial measures. neutrality. Woodrow Wilson) Role of Bureaucracy in Pakistan (British legacy. dilution of neutrality. Cabinet Committees. Zila Government. Pervasive Inertia and how to break it.Political Accountability. constitutional guarantees. Its Efficacy. indexing of salaries with the CPI or lack thereof. Comparison with other countries) Public Policy Formulation and Implementation     VIII. Union Administration. regional and country-wide comparisons. Professional Accountability. openness) Policy Evaluation: Assessing The Impact of Public Policy. High Courts. Program EvaluationSuccess and failure of Govt. Multi-level Governance in Pakistan:         Legislature: National Assembly.

Akmal Hussain Susil Sirivardana 15. SUGGESTED READINGS S. Economic Policy and Reform in Abdus Samad Pakistan . Governance. Federalism and Rights Ellis Katz and G Allan Tarr 13. Power Dynamics. Ghaffaar 7. Scientific & Cross-Cultural Approaches Abdullah Ahsan& Stephen Bonsal Young 6. Role of Citizens in Governance XI. and Hupe P. Governance Anne Mette Kjær 2. Government and Administration in Pakistan Dr Jamil-ur Rehman 8. Guidance for Good Governance: Explorations in Qur'anic. Federalism. Public Administration With Special Reference To Pakistan Dr Sultan Khan 9. Good Governance in Islam   Quranic Guidance on Good Governance Concept of Governance and its application in light of Quran. Asim Ijaz Khawaja and Adnan Qadir 14. Institutional Instability and Economics Growth: The Case of Pakistan Akmal Hussain 12. How Governments Work Muzaffar A. Hill M. Pakistan: Beyond the Crisis State Maleeha Lodhi 11. Volume 2 Mark Bevir 3. Accountability: Managing for Maximum Results Sam R LLyod 5. Sunnah and Fiqh. 4. Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Encyclopedia of Governance. Governance: South Asian Perspective Hasnat Abdul Hye 16. Devolution and Decentralization    Constituents participation in Federal Structure Principle of Subsidiarity in Public Service Delivery Decentralization Model of Kerala X. Content and Causes Ali Chmeema.88 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination IX. Implementing Public Policy: Governance in Theory and in Practice. Titles Author 1. Economics Democracy Through Pro Poor Growth PonnaWignaraja. No. National Assembly of Pakistan 10. Local Government Reforms in Pakistan: Context.

Community. moulds personality) and elements of culture (norms. illiteracy and School drop out. Ethnocentrism and xenocentrism. Future of cities in Pakistan. 2. Forms of social classes. Prostitution.Culture and Socialization. 10. Agrarian Society. sanctions. Cultural lag. The urban community. beliefs. Urbanism. types (Material. Traditional Characteristics of rural life. assimilation. Individual: Sociability or the sociality of man. formal and non-formal socialization. functions (transfer of knowledge. Social and Cultural Change and Social Policy: Processes of Social and Cultural Change-discovery. transmissive. shared. 5. dynamic and adaptive). Social Interaction: Caste and classes. 7. Two main theories regarding the relationship of man and society (i) the social contact theory and (ii) the organismic theory. Sub-cultures. Rural –urban migration. Community: The rural community. Relationship between individual and society. cultural relativism. Alienation and social Integration-Means of social integration in Pakistani Society. Issues of technical/vocational training. Individual and society. 8. Social Problems in Pakistan: High population growth rate. Inhibitions to social and cultural change in Pakistan. concept of opinion leader. characteristics of opinion leadership. Society: Meaning and characteristics. 6. Economy and Politics. Social and cultural evolution of society (Hunting and Gathering Society. 3. SOCIOLOGY (100 MARKS) General Sociology 1. Social Mobility-nature of social mobility and its determinants in Pakistani society. Public Opinion: Formation of public openion. Modernization and Modern Means of Communication on Social Change. Smuggling. define situation. Anomie. Culture of poverty. customs). Herding and Advance Herding Society. Unemployment.145 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination PAPER: I. The process of institutionalization. Rural – Urban convergence. 9. meaning and characteristics. Education. Multiculturalism. High culture and popular culture. Non –material). Functions of Social Institutions: Family. . Social planning and directed social and cultural change. Social Institutions: The nature and genesis of institutions. transmission of culture. Feudal system in Pakistan. Poverty. Effect of Industrialization. Deviance and street crime. Industrial Society. provide behaviour pattern. Post modern Society). values. social. Urbanization. 4. Culture: Meaning and Characteristics (Culture is variable. Horticultural Society. and acculturation. Religion. learnt. Social Control: Mechanisms of social control-formal and informal means of social control.

Harold R. Methods of Social Research Baily 3. H. Pakistani Society Akbar Ahmad.) 14. Sociology Ogbum &Nimkoff 7. Social Change and History Robert Nisbet 8. L. T. Ackoff. Contemporary Sociological Theories Pitrim Sorokin 5. 13. II. The Design of Social Research. Macionis. (1989). Ed. Georg. Alfred Mclung and Lee. (1988).No. Surveys. S. Observation and Case Studies. Contemporary Sociological Theories Pitrim Sorokin 17. Sociological Theory Ritzer. Theorists: Ibn-i-Khaldun. 2004.Coser 6.E. Mehboob-ul-haq 4. Emile Dukheim. Sociology: An Introduction to the Science of Society Koening Samuel 12. Title Author 1. Research Methodology John. Russel. August Comte. Social customs and Traditions affecting Women in Pakistan. Sociological Theory: Three sociological perspectives: Structural Functionalism. Parson. 10. Sociology : A down to earth approach James M. SUGGESTED READINGS S. III. Max Weber. Elizabeth Briant (1961). Neuman. 16. Poverty Curtains Dr. Child Labour and Abuse.146 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination Drug Addiction.10th edition 18. Types of Questionnaire Research Design. Steps in research. . The Sociology of Rural Life Lynn Smith. Symbolic interactions and Conflict. Henslin 2. Lawrance (Rvs. Sociology.) (1966) 15. Karl Marx. (Ed.) 19. (Latest ed. Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence. Sociology-Social Structure and Social Conflict Kerbo. Feudal System in Pakistan Nawab Haider Naqvi 9. 11. Methods of Sociological Research: Scientific Method. Master of Sociological Thought Lewis A. Bonded Labour. An Introduction to the History of Sociology Barnes. Spencer. Issues concerning the Elderly in Pakistan. J. Marriage and The Family Lee.

International Institutions IX. The Juridical Basis of International law. Recognition of State and Government in International Law.94 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination PAPER: INTERNATIONAL LAW (100 MARKS) I. XIII. Civilians. II. State in General and Recognition  Personality and Statehood in International Law. X. Early European Authors. War. State Jurisdiction. State Territorial Sovereignty. XVI. Inquiry. Protection of Wounded. Primary Sources of International Law. The Effectiveness of International Law. Neutrality. XVII. VI. . The Subjects of International Law. The State and the Economic Interest. VIII. The Right of Self-Defence. International Soft Law III. Subsidiary Sources of International Law. Diplomatic Envoys. Origin and Basis of International Law. The Law after the Charter. Armed Conflicts and other Hostilities. VII. Settlement by the United Nations. Limits on the Choice of Methods and Means of Warfare. Nature. The Enforcement of International Law. International Humanitarian Law. The Nation-State System. Mediation and Good Offices. The Use of Force  The Law before the UN Charter. The Future of International law and Material Sources of International Law.  Article 38 of the Statute of International Court of Justice. Arbitration. XI. The Weakness of International Law. The International Court of Justice. State Responsibility. Sick and Ship-Wrecked Persons. The State and the Individual. The Law and Practice as to Treaties  The Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties V. Non-International Armed Conflict. IV.  Negotiation. Recognition of State and Government in National Law. Succession to Rights and Obligations. Conciliation. ‘Combatant’ and ‘Protected Persons’. The Settlement of International Disputes. Limitations on the Conduct of War. Relation between International Law and State Law. Counsels and other Representatives. XV. XII.  The Emergence of International Law. POWs.  International and Non-International Armed Conflicts. The Collective Use of Force. XIV.

1984 Nil 10.G. The Diplomatic and Consular Privileges Act. QC 5.N.J. 1976 Nil 9. Cases and Materials on International Law D. International Law Malcolm N. Harris . Convention on Law of the Sea. Principles of Public International Law Lan Brownlie 3. 1972 Nil 7. International Humanitarian Law ICRC Pakistan 6. Territorial Waters and Maritime Zone Act. 1972 Nil 8. Extradition Act.95 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination SUGGESTED READINGS S. International Law Dr.No. Introduction to International Law J. Shaw 2. Starke. Kapoor 4.K. S. Title Author 1. U.

1869) VII. III.1819) IV. XVI. XII. X. Constitution of the USA: Salient Features VI. USA as a British Colony (1606-1783). XV. American Role in Cold War and its emergence as the Sole Super Power (1945 1990). International Concerns of USA: An Overview. Post 1945 world scenario and emergence of USA and USSR as the Two World Powers. XIII. Expansion of USA: From 13 to 50 States (1820 . United States’ role in International Conflicts XIX.2012 XI. Separation of Powers: Check and Balances .2012) XIV. The War on Terror: The Role of Pakistan and USA (2001 . USA’s role in the Two World Wars (1914 – 1918 & 1939 . Global perceptions of the USA.1949) V. The Great Depression and the New Deal XVII. Introduction:  From ancient times to 1492 Advent of the Europeans to British supremacy (1492-1606) II. Industrialization and its emergence as one of the world powers (1870 -1916) VIII. Civil Rights Movement XVIII. US Presidential Election XX.1945) IX. The US Congress: Role and Functions XXI. USA as an Independent Country (1783 .92 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination PAPER: HISTORY OF USA (100 MARKS) I. American Role in patronizing UNO and International Organizations 1945 . Progressive Era: Reforms of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson. Civil War between the North and the East (1850 .

Thomas Malik. De Gregorio. A. 1980 H. Allan. The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution. 2001 9. Richard . 1948 7. Alan. American Colonies: The Selling of North America Taylor. The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History E. Hofstadter. The USA: 1917 – 1980 Smith. 13. William.No.S. The American Political Tradition and the Men Who Made it. Howard. A people’s History of the United States: 1492 to Present. The Complete Book of U. Title Author 1. The Civil War: A Narrative Foote. Enlightenment Revolution and the Birth of Modern Nation Nelson. 2009 4. Zinn.. 2005 14. 1967 3. The Tragedy of Great Power Politics Mearsheimer. Jordan. 2004 5. Bernard. Iftikhar 2006 8. and Jr. Nevins. Painless American History. Craig. White Over Black: American Attitudes Toward the Negro 1550 – 1812 Winthrop D. ed.Woods. Curt Lader.93 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination SUGGESTED READINGS S. 2006 10. John. US-South Asian Relations 1784 – 1940: A History Perspective. Shelby. . Presidents. Thomas Paine. 1986 6. Nigel. 2002 12. 2006 11. Bailyn. H. A Pocket History of the United States Commager.. 1992 2.

Welfare Economics. Component of Aggregate Demand. Un-Employment. Money. IV. Capital Structure. Public Financing Government expenditure. Trade & Growth. Consumption Function. Labour Demand and Supply. Trade Policy. Deficit financing. Macro Economics Basic Economic Concepts. Distinction between partial and general equilibrium analysis (basic level). Functions of Central Distinction between Goals. Money and Banking Functions of Money. concept of elasticity of Demand & Supply. theory of the Firm. Term Structure of Interest Rate. Custom Unions. methods of repayment. Balance of Payments. Taxes and nontaxes. National Income Accounting. Foreign Exchange. Objectives. Privatization. Incidence of different taxes. Systems Banks. Determination of market demand and supply i. V. Operational & Intermediate Target of Central Banks Policy. Liquidity Premium. Static. Sources of Government Revenue.65 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination PAPER: ECONOMICS (200 MARKS) Paper-I (100 Marks) I. Concept of Reserves. Inflation. International Monetary system. Fiscal Policy. Theory of Liquidity Preference. Producer’s equilibrium. Imperialism and International Trade.e. Transmission Mechanisms of Monetary Policy. Credit Control. Colonialism. Capital Restructuring. Instruments of of note issue. Quantity Theory of Formulations. . General Equilibrium Analysis. Determination of equilibrium level of income and output (at least with reference to two or three “schools of thought”). International Trade Theories of comparative advantage and Factor Endowments. etc. IS-LM Analysis and The role of Central Bank. Trade Restrictions. The Credit Fisher and Cambridge Creation. Micro Economics Consumer behaviour. Economic Integration. Public Debt. III. TVM. Pricing of the factors of production II. Money Demand and Supply. Multiplier. Accelerator. Comparative Static Analysis.

II. sectoral (agricultural. VII. Economic Development Concepts of development. Industrial Creation of Development Financial and in Pakistan: Development Early industrialization strategy. Sustainable Development. Major Monetary and Fiscal measures to promote Agricultural development. Changes in direction of trade. changing role of public sector over the plan periods. environment and development. Terms of Trade. Pakistan Experience of Privatization. V. International comparisons. Causes of significant changes in the trends. Role of Foreign Investment. Paper-II (100 Marks) (Economics of Pakistan) I. Cooperative Farming. Privatization. Historical growth process and Development. costs and benefits of Foreign Aid. Green Revolution Strategy and its implications for growth and redistribution. Evaluation of Nationalization Policy. governance & Institutions. Definition and Measurement of Development: Characteristics of under development. Human development. III. Deregulation: conceptual and operational aspects.66 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination VI. Institutions. rethinking on the concept of development: Growth vs. Income distribution and poverty. Industry. Land Reforms and changes in the Tenure System 1950—1980. Environmental Degradation & other Issues. Absolute and Relative Poverty. Denationalization. Redistributive justice. VI. structural issues of development. Theories of development. Basic Needs Approach. the role of migration and remittances in Pakistan’s economy. Trends in Pakistan’s major exports and imports. Role of Foreign Trade and Aid in Economic Development : Trends in Pakistan’s Balance of Payments. Interest Free Banking in Pakistan . Agricultural Development in Pakistan: Changes in Agricultural Policies over plan periods. Rural Development. Evaluation of Import Substitution Policy and Export led Growth Strategy in Pakistan. Concentration of industrial income and wealth. trade and fiancé) issues and development. IV. Major monetary and fiscal measures to promote industrial development. Planning Experience of Pakistan: A critical evaluation of the strategy of economic planning.

Introduction to International Economics Snider. Factors in Economic Development Cairncross. Macroeconomics Rudigar Dorubush and Stanley Fisher Blanchard 12. Paul Krugman.P. Mankiw 11. Social Sector Development in Pakistan X. 5. Population Problems Theompson & Lewis 13. DC 8.P.E. History of International Trade Findlay.K 7. S. Economic Survey of Pakistan Government Publication . Bad governance. A. Fiscal and trade deficits. Under Development and Agrarian Structure in Pakistan Khan. Mahmood Hassan 4. Title Author 1. External debt accumulation and dependency. D. R and O’ Rourke.A. Donimich Salvatore 10. SUGGESTED READINGS S.M. 14. M. 9. A Text-book of Economics Theory Stonier & Hague 2. Samuleson 6. Energy Policy of Pakistan IX. C. Income inequality.No. Economic of Islam Ahmed. Nicholson. 17. Foreign Aid Theory and Practice in Southern Asia Wolf. F. Colonialism and Modernization Karl Marx Anchor books 16. Balance of payment issues. Shortage of irrigation water..67 Revised Scheme and Syllabus for CSS Competitive Examination VIII. Studies in Economic Development with Special Reference to Pakistan Ghouse. Corruption. Economics Paul A. 3. Economic Development Todaro. A. Government Finance—An Economic Analysis Due John. & Gould. Microeconomic Ferguson. K 15. Unemployment. Inflation. Major Issues in Pakistan Economy: Energy crisis. Jr. J. On Colonialism Karl Marx and Frederick Engels.