Special CSS FPSC Competitive Examination 2022 advertisement



Advertisement No. F.2/l(i)/2018-CE


Aga Khan Road Sector F-5/1


Islamabad, 20th November 2022

  1. In terms of SRO No.1906 (1)/2022 dated 14.I 0.2022 issued with the approval of the Federal Government, FPSC shall hold a Special CSS Competitive Examination which is to be held ONLY ONCE against vacancies which remained unfilled through CSS Competitive Examination over the last many years. For the Special CSS Competitive Examination, FPSC shall announce time table in due course. However, this Advance Public Notice is being published for awareness of candidates who may be eligible to apply as per the conditions set out in relevant Rules. Tentative dates to remember are as follows:
Online Applications for MCQs Based Preliminary Test (MPT) for Special CSS Competitive Examination. 10th to 261h December, 2022
Conduct of MPT & Posting of Answer Key on Web 3tsJanuary, 2023 (Tuesday)
Announcement of MPT Result I51h February, 2023
Public Notice for Written CSS Special Competitive Examination 19th February, 2023 (Sunday)
Receipt of online applications from MPT Qualifiers 19th February to 5th March, 2023
Receipt of Hardcopy of online applications alongwith documents from MPT Qualifiers Up till I5th March, 2023
Written CSS Special Examination (commencement date) 41h May, 2023 (Thursday)
  1. The Special CSS Competitive Examination shall be held for following provincial/ regional quotas Therefore, candidates of only following regions/ quotas will be eligible to apply:
Sr. Province/ Reeion Quotas
1. Punjab Minorities only
2. KPK Women+ Minorities
3. AJK Minorities only
4. Sindh (R) Open for all candidates
5. Sindh (U) Open for all candidates
6. Balochistan Open for all candidates
7. Ex-FATA Open for all candidates
  1. CSS Competitive Examination Rules notified vide SRO No.1452(1)/2018 dated 11.2018, amended vide SRO No. 1516(()/2021 dated 27.11.2021 shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to Special CSS except following modifications inserted vide Rule 22 of the Rules ibid Published vide SRO No. I906(J)/2022 dated 14.10.2022:-
    • Upper age limit will be 32 years (vide Rule 22 of the rules ibid). Two years relaxation in upper age limit to the categories specified in Rule 6(2) would also be
    • For Special CSS Exam one additional/ fourth chance would be
  2. Cut-off date to determine eligibility in terms of age, qualification, domicile shall be 31.12.2022.
  1. A screening test MCQs Based Preliminary test (MPT) shall be held prior to written CSS Special Qualifying the prescribed MCQs based Preliminary Test (MPT) shall be mandatory for appearing in Main Written Special CSS Competitive Examination. Fee for MPT will be Rs. 250/- (Non-Refundable).
  2. Syllabus/details of MPT test as well as written exam are available on FPSC ebsite:


(Muhammad Ramzan Malik)

Ass·stant Director (CE)

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