CSS Current Affairs Syllabus [100 Marks]

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CSS Current Affairs Syllabus [100 Marks]

CSS SYLLABUS CURRENT AFFAIRS – 100 MARKS
Candidates will be expected to display such general knowledge of history, politics and
International Affairs, as deemed necessary to interpret current affairs.

I. Pakistan’s Domestic Affairs (20 marks)
§ Political
§ Economic
§ Social

II. Pakistan’s External Affairs (40 marks)
§ Pakistan’s relations with its Neighbors (India, China, Afghanistan, Russia)
§ Pakistan’s relations with the Muslim W orld (Iran, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Turkey)
§ Pakistan’s relations with the United States
§ Pakistan’s relations with Regional and International Organizations (UN, SAARC, ECO, OIC, WTO, CW)

III. Global Issues (40 marks)
§ International Security
§ International Political Economy
§ Human Rights
§ Environment: Global Warming, Kyoto Protocol, Copenhagen Accord
§ Population: world population trends, world population policies
§ Terrorism and Counter Terrorism
§ Global Energy Politics
§ Nuclear Proliferation and Nuclear Security
§ Nuclear Politics in South Asia
§ International Trade (Doha Development Round and Bali Package)
§ Cooperation and Competition in Arabian Sea, Indian and Pacific Oceans.
§ Millennium Development Goals, Current Status,
§ Globalization
§ Middle East Crisis
§ Kashmir Issue
§ Palestine Issue