Ultimate CSS Pakistan Affairs Preparation Course

CSS | CSS Pakistan Affairs

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Pakistan affairs is a compulsory and unavoidable section of the CSS exam. It is worth 100 marks. In this section, the candidates appearing for the exam are to be tested on their knowledge concerning the ideology of Pakistan, its history, resources, politics, and domestic affairs.

Following are the topic you can be tested on in this section:

  • Ideology of Pakistan: Candidates would be tested on their knowledge regarding its definition and elucidation, Historical aspects, Muslim rule in the subcontinent, its downfall, and efforts for the renaissance. Movements for reforms and other educational institutions. The ideology of Pakistan in the light of Speeches and statements of Allama Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
  • Land and People of Pakistan: Students would be tested regarding their knowledge of Geography, Society, Natural resources, Agriculture, Industry, and education concerning characteristics, trends, and problems.
  • Pakistan and changing regional apparatus
  • Nuclear program of Pakistan, its safety and security; international  concerns
  • Regional economic cooperation (SAARC, ECO, SCO) and the role of Pakistan
  • Civil-military relations in Pakistan
  • Economic challenges in Pakistan
  • Palestine issue
  • Challenges to the national security of Pakistan
  • Political evolution since 1971
  • Pakistan and US war on terror
  • Foreign policy of Pakistan post 9/11
  • Evolution of democratic system in Pakistan
  • Ethnic issues and national integration
  • Hydro politics
  • Pakistan’s national interest
  • Challenges to sovereignty
  • Pakistan’s energy problems and their effects
  • Pakistan’s relations with neighbors
  • Kashmir issue
  • The war in Afghanistan since 1979 and its impact on, and challenges to Pakistan, in the post-2014 era.
  • Proxy Wars
  • Economic Conditions of Pakistan, the most recent economic survey, the previous and current.
  • Budgets, and the problems and performance of major sectors of the economy.
  • The recent constitutional and legal debates, the latest constitutional amendments and important legislation, legal cases, and the role of higher courts.
  • The prevailing social problems of Pakistan and the strategies to deal with them, poverty, education, health, and sanitation.