Pakistan Affairs CSS Syllabus
Total Marks – 100
I. Ideology of Pakistan
Ideology of Pakistan Definition and elucidation, historical aspects: Muslim rule in the Sub-Continent, its downfall and efforts for Renaissance. Movements for reforms– Shaikh Ahmad Sarhindi, Shah Waliullah, Sayyid Ahmad Shaheed, Aligarh, Deoband, Nadwah, and other educational institutions——-Sindh Madrassah and Islamia College Peshawar. The ideology of Pakistan in the light of Speeches and statements of Allama Iqbal and Quaid- i Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
II. Land and people of Pakistan
Geography, Society, Natural resources, Agriculture, Industry and education with reference to characteristics, trends and problems.
III. Pakistan and Changing Regional Apparatus
IV. Nuclear Program of Pakistan
Nuclear Program of Pakistan Its Safety and Security; International Concerns
V. Regional Economic Cooperation
(SAARC,ECO,SCO) and the Role of Pakistan
VI. Civil-Military Relations in Pakistan
VII. Economic Challenges in Pakistan
VIII. Non-Traditional Security Threats in Pakistan
Role of Non-State Actors
IX. Pakistan’s Role in the Region
X. Palestine Issue
XI. Changing Security Dynamics for Pakistan
: Challenges to National Security of Pakistan
XII. Political Evolution Since 1971
XIII. Pakistan and US War on Terror
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XIV. Foreign Policy of Pakistan Post 9/11
XV. Evolution of Democratic System in Pakistan
XVI. Ethnic Issues and National Integration
XVII. Hydro Politics
Water Issues in Domestic and Regional Context
XVIII. Pakistan’s National Interest
XIX. Challenges to Sovereignty
XX. Pakistan’s Energy Problems and their Effects
XXI. Pakistan’s Relations with Neighbors excluding India
XXII. Pakistan and India Relations Since 1947
XXIII. Kashmir Issue
XXIV. The war in Afghanistan since 1979
Its impact on, and challenges to Pakistan, in the Post 2014 era.
XXV. Proxy Wars: Role of External Elements
XXVI. Economic Conditions of Pakistan
The Most Recent Economic Survey, the Previous and Current Budgets, and the Problems and Performance of Major Sectors of Economy.
XXVII. The Recent Constitutional and Legal Debates
The Latest Constitutional Amendments and Important Legislations, Legal Cases and the Role of Higher Courts.
XXVIII. The Prevailing Social Problems of Pakistan and the Strategies to Deal with them
Poverty, Education, Health and Sanitation.