History of Pakistan and India CSS Paper II 2014

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2014
HISTORY OF PAKISTAN & INDIA, PAPER-II
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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Q. No. 2. How the British East India Company emerged as a Political force from a trading firm? Examine the development critically. (20)
Q. No. 3. “No Aligarh Movement – No Independence – No Pakistan”, give arguments in favour or against the common belief. (20)
Q. No. 4. Critically examine the role of Muslim religious parties towards making of Pakistan. (20)
Q. No. 5. Carefully examine the Post-World War-II political development of India towards the division of India and to keep it united in context with the British Government, the Congress and the Muslim League. (20)
Q. No. 6. Elucidate the reasons of constitutional crises in Pakistan after its inception. Also examine the role of Civil-Military stake-holders in lingering the constitution making process during the first decade of political history of Pakistan. (20)
Q. No. 7. Discuss in detail various regional and separatist movements which developed in Pakistan with a special reference to the mishandling of the Balochistan case. In your opinion what is the solution of the current crises of our country? (20)
Q. No. 8. Examine the sectarian crises in Pakistan with a special concern to the Madrassa element tracing the history of Muslim educational system since the rise of Muslim power in South Asia; keeping into account the merits and the demerits of the whole system. (20)

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