CSS Current Affairs Paper Syllabus

CSS Examination 2016 & Onwards Current Affairs Paper Syllabus
PAPER: CURRENT AFFAIRS (100 MARKS)

Candidates will be expected to display such general knowledge of history, politics and
International Affairs, as deemed neces sary to interpret current affairs.

I. Pakistan's Domestic Affairs (20 marks)
Political
Economic
Social

II. Pakistan's External Affairs (40 marks)
Pakistan’s relations with its Neighbors (India, China, Afghanistan, Russia)
Pakistan’s relations with the Muslim World (Iran, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia,
Turkey)
Pakistan’s relations with the United States
Pakistan’s relations with Regional and International Organizations (UN, SAARC,
ECO, OIC, WTO, CW)

III. Global Issues (40 marks)
International Security
International Political Economy
Human Rights
Environment: Global Warming, Kyoto Protocol, Copenhagen Accord
Population: world population trends, 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, Indian and Pacific Oceans.
Millennium Development Goals, Current Status,
Globalization
Middle East Crisis
Kashmir Issue
Palestine Issue

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