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    Css Exam Pakistan 2015 October

  • Pre-CSS exam screening test on cards

    ISLAMABAD: The Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) has decided to introduce a screening test for candidates appearing in the Central Superior Services (CSS) examination...

    Only candidates qualifying the test would be allowed to appear in the CSS exam...

  • Senators want increase in age-limit for CSS exam candidates

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate urged the government on Thursday to immediately do necessary legislation for increasing the age-limit of candidates appearing in the CSS examinations...

    Also read: From kindergarten to CSS: The 'cram to pass' model aboundsMr Rabbani issued the ruling after Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmed declared that the government was ready to enhance the upper age limit for the Central Superior...

  • IMF chief Christine Lagarde to visit Pakistan in October

    ISLAMABAD: International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde is set to visit Pakistan in October, the first such visit by an IMF head in several years...

    Well-placed sources in the Finance Ministry told DawnNews that Lagarde was expected to visit near the end of October...

  • FATF urges Pakistan to complete action plan by October

    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in a statement on Friday said Pakistan has until October to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan or face actions against it...

    The global watchdog said it was concerned that Pakistan had failed to complete the action plan first by a January deadline and then again by a May deadline...

  • Pakistan gets FATF reprieve, but only till October

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan has avoided the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) blacklist, but only until October, when it will have to report back to the world financial watchdog that it has successfully implemented its own action plan to counter terror financing, FATF and Pakistani officials said on Friday...

    “The FATF strongly urges Pakistan to swiftly complete its action plan by Oct 2019 when the last set of action plan items are set to...

  • Sri Lanka may consider playing a Test on Pakistan soil in October

    KARACHI: The Sri Lankan cricket team may soon return to Pakistan to play at least one Test match, more than a decade since militants attacked their team bus in Lahore in 2009...

    Sri Lanka and Pakistan were originally scheduled to play at a neutral venue, but Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) sent a security delegation to visit Pakistan after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) gave them an offer to play one match in Pakistan — it’s first of the...

  • Bangladesh women's cricket team to tour Pakistan in October: PCB

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday announced the dates of upcoming matches between Bangladesh and Pakistan women's cricket teams that are to be played at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium...

    The Bangladesh women's cricket team will arrive in Pakistan for a two-week tour on October 23 and play two one-day international and three Twenty20 games — the first of which will be held on October 26...

  • Senators & CSS

    THIS is apropos the letter ‘Question to senator’ (May 25) by Sayaf Inayat...

    It is astonishing to note the senators do not worry about development in their areas and instead focus on the demand to increase the age limit for candidates who intend to appear in competitive examinations
  • CSS reform

    A DIAGNOSIS of the alleged ailments of the Central Superior Services (CSS) requires an evaluation of three independent but interrelated aspects: the quality of the pool of candidates interested in the service; the test that identifies the qualifiers for the service; and the working conditions of the selectees once they join...

    However, given Pakistan’s large population, there is little doubt that more than a few thousand outstanding...

  • Probing the CSS examination

    Given the importance of the civil service, I reviewed recent CSS written examinations and discovered serious issues of intellectual ineptitude and quality control...

    Questions from the 2015 and 2016 examination papers whose scans are posted on the official FPSC website were reviewed...

  • Only 2pc candidates passed CSS examination last year

    ISLAMABAD: Just two per cent candidates could pass the Central Superior Services (CSS) examinations of 2016, while female candidates clinched top three positions...

    He said during the past few years, the CSS results had been showing decline, but the FPSC was determined not to compromise on quality at all...

  • CSS decline

    THE fact that out of 9,643 applicants only 202 passed the Central Superior Services exam this year has led to headlines like ‘Decline of CSS’...

    In 2016, the FPSC, on the basis of a number of studies, changed the rules of the exam...

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