History of Pakistan and India CSS Paper I 2014

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2014
HISTORY OF PAKISTAN & INDIA, PAPER-I
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART-I(MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART-I (MCQS) MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART-II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80
NOTE: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks. (iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different
places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q.Paper.
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must
be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
PART-II
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Q2 .How did Ghayasuddin balban consolidate his rule ?What were his major achievements as a ruler? (20)

Q3. Give an account of market regulations and price control system of Allaudin Khilji? (20)

Q4. Make a comparison between the teachngs, Khanqah organization and attitude towards the state of sufi saints of Chistiya and suharwardi orders or silsilahs of sufism in India? (20)

Q5. Why Sher shah suri is called forerunner of Akbar? which policies and measures of sher shah suri were adapted by Akbar? (20)

Q6. How would you evaluate Aurangzeb as a ruler? Discuss in lenght his successes and failures to supprt your view point? (20)

Q7. Discuss in detail the society and culture during the Sultanate period. (20)

Q8. Write a comprehensive note on the art , architecture and literature of Mughal era, mentioning all the important architectural monuments and literary works produced during the period. (20)

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