Civil Service Reform: Panacea for all ills of Pakistan (Editorial)

Trump's Afghanistan Gambit (Editorial September 2017)

An efficient and effective system of civil service is considered the backbone of a country’s governance structure and sans this the programmes and policies painstakingly formulated by the government cannot be successfully executed. Hence, there is always a need to meliorate and reform the civil service so that it serves as an active arm of the government rather than a …

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Punjabi: Still the Top Choice

The Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) had been exhorting the CSS aspirants to choose regional languages as an optional subject by awarding marks beyond their expectations. But, after the recent regrouping of subjects and revision of syllabi students are in a quandary about their supportiveness. The situation becomes even more perplexing when we see that the regional languages and other …

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Why Go For International Relations

On 16th of April 2015, a massive earthquake hit Pakistan. The epicentre of the earthquake, the tremors of which were felt all across the country, was the Federal Public Service Commission, Islamabad. The aftershocks are still jolting the CSS pundits, mentors, coaching academies and the students alike. The details shared by the Commission reveal that the quake was in the …

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The Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) has modified the syllabus for the CSS exam for CE-2016 and onwards. This change was much needed since various quarters were blaming the structure of civil service recruitment as responsible for declining performance of civil servants. The FPSC has categorized Optional Subjects into seven groups. The subject of Economics now contains 200 marks and …

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