FPSC Competitive Exam (CSS) 2023 Schedule

FPSC Competitive Exam (CSS) 2023 Schedule

Federal Public Service Commission Aga Khan Road Sector F-5/1 Islamabad, 23rdrd February, 2023. MCQs based Preliminary Test (MPT) for Special CSS Competitive Exam. Apply online well before 14Th March, 2023. In continuation of this office’s public notice, dated 18.12.2022 (available at FPSC website www.fpsc.gov.pk), it is hereby notified that the MPT for Special CSS Competitive Examination will be held on 14.05.2023.


While the CSS Competitive Examination Rules notified vide SRO No.l452(l)/2018 dated 27.11.2018, special changes shall apply vide CSS amended vide SRO No.1516(l)/2021 dated 27.11.2021. . In order to provide opportunity to a larger number of candidates, the following amendments have been inserted vide Rule 22 of the said Rules, published vide SRO No.l906(l)/2022 dated 14.10.2022 and vide SRO No. 202(l) is further amended by Sec. /2023, dated 20.02.2023:, as one time allotment.

(i) Upper age limit for all candidates of the Board shall be 35 years. No further age relaxation will be admissible for any category under these rules.

(ii) An additional/fourth chance* for special CSS examination will be admissible. (Extra opportunity attempt in respect of special CSS written portion will not count towards regular CSS exams).

3 Special CSS Competitive Examination will be conducted to fill up the vacancies which were not filled through CSS Examination for last many years. Therefore, only candidates belonging to the following provincial/territorial quota are eligible to apply.

Senior Province/Territory quotas Senior Province/Territory quotas
1. Punjab Minorities only. 5. Sindh (U) Open to all candidates.
2. KPK Women + Minorities. 6. Balochistan Open to all candidates.
3. AJK Minorities only. 7. ex girlfriend Open to all candidates.
4. Sindh (R) Open to all candidates.

Candidates are informed that the number of vacancies for Special CSS will vary against any regional quota.
Prospective therefore, they can appear in the special CSS examination subject to the availability of vacancies in the respective quota,
In accordance with Rule 19 read with Rule 20 of the CSS Rules, with the approval of the Establishment Division, shall be declared in due course,

FPSC Competitive Exam (CSS) 2023 Schedule

4 Candidates are informed that the number of vacancies for Special CSS against any regional quota will be expected to vary. Therefore, they can appear in the special CSS examination subject to the availability of posts in the respective quota, which will be declared as per Rule 19 read with Rule 20 of the CSS Rules, 2019, with the approval of the Establishment Division.
Based on the availability of sufficient candidates, 5 MPTs are likely to be held at the following centres:
(1) Abbottabad (2) Bahawalpur (3) DG Khan (4) DI Khan (5) Faisalabad
(6) Gilgit (7) Gujranwala (8) Hyderabad (9) Islamabad (10) Karachi
(ID Lahore (12) Larkana (13) Multan (14) Muzaffarabad (15) Peshawar
(16) Quetta (17) Rawalpindi (18) Sargodha (19) Sukkur (20) Turbat
6 The cut-off date for determining the eligibility of candidates in terms of age, qualification, domicile etc. is 31 December 2022. However, the date/schedule for the written portion of the special CSS exam will be announced in due course.
7 Application Submission Procedure: All candidates can apply online for Preliminary MCQ Test by 14th March 2023. However, those candidates who have already applied for public from 18.12.2022 to 04.01.2023
Notice, dated 18.12.2022 (Phase-I) No need to re-apply. All such applications will be processed as per rules.
8 Special CSS Competitive Examination Online Application, Challan Form, Rules and Syllabus are available on FPSC website www.fpsc.gov.pk.
9 Last date for submission of online application is 14 March 2023.
10 Candidates are advised to:
a Fill the online form carefully and check it before final submission.
b Deposit Rs.250/- as examination fee before the closing date at the nearest Government Treasury/State Bank of Pakistan/National Bank of Pakistan under account head “C02101-0Organizations of State Examination Fee (FPSC Receipt) and Original Challan Form Examination Bring to the center.At the time of attending the test
c Download computer generated admission certificate from FPSC website i.e. www.fpsc.gov.pk. No notification will be sent by post etc. in this regard.
d Be informed that the examination center once selected will not be changed.
e Mention the CNIC number and date of birth correctly in the online form. Invalid entries may result in rejection.
f Strict compliance of CSS CE Rules 2019 as amended from time to time is required and acceptance thereof by the candidates is a pre-condition.
Candidates are advised to ensure the supply of correct and complete information.
h FPSC has zero tolerance against cheating/unfair means. Candidates must be fully aware of the consequences in this regard.
I. If required further information/queries can be contacted on the following numbers.
UAN 051-111-000-248 or 051-9219845,9210296,051-9223282.