Pakistan Affairs CSS Paper 2018

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION-2018
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE-III (PAKISTAN AFFAIRS)

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 the Answer Book must be crossed.

(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.

Part I
Part II

Q. No. 2. Critically evaluate the foundations of Allama Iqbal’s concept of Muslim separatism in the context of the Indo-Pak Subcontinent. (20)

Q. No. 3. Discuss the 3rd June Plan or Mountbatten Plan and also describe how it was implemented? (20)

Q. No. 4. Describe the political system of Pakistan. Which form of government is suitable to make the country politically stable? (20)

Q. No. 5. Define non-state actors. `Non-state actors are posing more threat to Pakistan’s national security than threats from external state actors.’ Argue in favour or against. (20)

Q. No. 6. Discuss the nature of centre-province relations under the 1973 Constitution.(20)

Q. No. 7. Discuss the changing trends in Pakistan- US relations since 2001.(20)

Q. No. 8. There is a crisis of national integration in Pakistan since its creation. What measures do you suggest for the promotion of national integration of Pakistan? (20)

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