Current Affairs Pakistan CSS Syllabus :


Current Affairs Compulsory ( Total Marks – 100 )

Candidates will be expected to display such general knowledge of History,Geography and Politics as is necessary to interpret current affairs.

  • Pakistan’s relations with its neighbours.
  • Pakistan’s relations with Middle Eastern. African and Far Eastern Countries.
  • Pakistan relations with big powers. International Economic issues and Pakistan.
  • Pakistan’s role in regional and international organizations.
  • Nuclear politics in South Asia.
  • Structure of Pakistan’s economy, economic planning and development strategies.
  • Central Issues and problems in the Educational Systems.
  • Issues in Pakistan Politics.
  • Superpowers and the Issues of World Order.
  • Major Contemporary Crises. Major Economic, social and political issues of the world as reflected and discussed in periodicals and newspapers.

Suggested Readings

Title Author
1. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Great Powers G. W. Choudhry
2. Main Spring of Indian and Pakistani Foreign Policies S.M. Burke
3. Pakistan’s Foreign Policy S.M. Burke
4. Pakistan and the Great Powers M Ahsan Choudhry
5. Pakistan and the UN M Ahsan Choudhry
6. Pakistan the long view Lawrence Ziring et. al.
7. Political System of Pakistan Khalid B. Sayeed
8. Politics in Pakistan Khalid B. Sayeed
9. World Politics since 1945 P. Calvocrassi
10. Conflict and Cooperation in the Indian Ocean; Pakistan’s interests and Choices Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema
11. The Security of South Asia Stephen P. Cohen
12. The Military and Politics in Pakistan Hasan Askari Rizvi
13. Development Strategies of Pakistan M. L. Qureshi
14. The Management of Pakistan’s economy 1947 to 1982 Ahmed, V., Rashid Ahmed