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CSS Screening Test

Screening Test for CSS Competitive Examination

There will be NO SCREENING TEST for CSS-2015

Federal Public Service Commission, from CSS-2015, has introduced a compulsory screening test to sift candidates for CSS written examinations.

The candidates who declared qualified in the screening test would be eligible for CSS written examinations. Therefore, the candidates intending to apply for CSS Competitive Examinations must apply for the CSS Screening Test.

CSS Screening Test Pattern

Number of Questions: 200 (MCQs)
Total Marks: 200 (1 mark per question)
Time Allowed: 3 hours

Part-I: English (Number of MCQs = 40)
Vocabulary, Grammar usage, Comprehension

Part-II: General Abilities (Number of MCQs = 40)
(a) Basic Arithmetic, Algebra and Geometry, (SSC Level)
(b) Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability
(c) General Mental Ability

Part-III: General Knowledge (Number of MCQs = 90)
(a) Everyday Science (30 MCQs)
(b) Current Affairs (30 MCQs)
(c) Pakistan Affairs (30 MCQs)

Part-IV: Islamiat (Number of MCQs = 30)

CSS Screening Test Syllabus

The syllabus for the above topics (part-I, III & IV) are the same as for CSS Compulsory Subjects. See CSS 2014 Syllabus (ANNEX-B).

NOTE: The non muslim candidate may not attempt part-IV Islamiat, their marks in Pakistan Affairs part-III(c) shall be counted in lieu of Islamiat i.e. their marks in Pakistan Affairs shall be doubled.