Political Science CSS Paper I 2013

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION – 2013 FOR RECRUITMENT TO POST IN BS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

POLITICAL SCIENCE, 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.
(iv) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.


Part II

Section-A
Q2. Examine Montesquieu’s theory of separation of powers. Why he has been called “Aristotle” of eighteen century? Discuss.

Q3. Critically analyze the Social Contract theory of Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau.

Q4. Discuss the Allam Iqbal’s concept of “Khudi”.

Q5. Write short notes on the following:
(i) Ibne Khaldun’s concept of Asbiyah
(ii) Marx’s theory of Class Struggle

Section-B
Q6. Define and discuss Liberty and its safeguards. Enlist the causes of the decline in modern times.

Q7. Define political parties and their functions. In your view, which party system is suitable for Pakistan’s political system?

Q8. Write short notes:
(i) Independence of judiciary
(ii) Merits of Federation


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