International Relations CSS Paper 2015
FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2015
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART-I(MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART-II MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
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.
Q. No. 2. “A single catastrophic event “Nine Eleven”, has turned the world topsy-turvy”. Discuss. (20)
Q. No. 3. Visualise the post-Taliban scenario in Afghanistan and discuss its implications for Pakistan. (20)
Q. No. 4. Pakistan-China relations are historic and times tested, have devolved a momentum of their own and are continuing. Explain. (20)
Q. No. 5. The phenomenon of terrorism has occupied center stage in today’s world. Highlight the difference between terrorism and freedom struggle. Discuss the issue of terrorism in the backdrop of what is happening in Palestine, Afghanistan, and Kashmir.
Q. No. 6. “In her foreign policy and trade, Pakistan has never benefitted fully from the ideal Geostrategic location”. Discuss. (20)
Q. No. 7. Discuss the economic and strategic importance of Gawadar port for Pakistan and for the region. (20)
Q. No. 8. Write short notes on any TWO of the following: (10 each) (20)
(a) Terminology of AF-PAK (b) E.C.O. (c) O.I.C.