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GENERAL SCIENCE AND ABILITY - ACID RAIN

  • KIPS Bureau
  • July, 2018
  • CSS

Acid Rain or acid deposition is any form of precipitation with pH of about 5.2 or below due to high levels of nitric and sulfuric acids. It can also occur in the form of snow, fog, and tiny bits of dry material that settle to the earth.

The phrase Acid Rain was first used in 1852 by Scottish chemist Robert Angus Smith during his investigation of rainwater chemistry near industrial...


LOGICAL REASONING

  • AYESHA TAHIR
  • July, 2018
  • CSS

BLOOD RELATIONS

1- A is the father of B but B is not A’s son. What is the relationship of B to A?

Solution:

The relationship between A and B is of father and child. If B is not son then would be a daughter

Answer = Daughter

2- X and Y are the parents of Z but Z is not the son of X. What is Z to X?


AN INTERVIEW WITH ASIAA GUL 30TH POSITION CSS, 2004 (PAS)

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • July, 2018
  • CSS

Three best traits of my personality that ensured my success in CSS exam.

1) determination

2) Faith in Allah

3) hard work

Please tell us about your educational background.

I am a graduate of University of Engineering and Technology Lahore. I feel proud in mentioning that I did not only stood first throughout ...


GENERAL KNOWLEDGE TROUGH MAP - STRAIT OF HORMUZ

  • KIPS Bureau
  • July, 2018
  • CSS

The Strait of Hormuz is the main maritime route through which Persian Gulf oil exporters (Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates) ship their oil to the world. This passageway is the most efficient and cost-effective route through which these producers transport their oil to East Asia.

A strait is a naturally formed, narrow, typically nav...


AVOID GRAMMATICALMISTAKES!

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • July, 2018
  • CSS

CORRELATIVE CONJUNCTIONS

Correlative conjunctions are always used in pairs. Theyshow the relationship between ideas expressed in different parts of a sentence making the connection more emphatic.

Below are all the correlative conjunctions used in sentences.

Both –and-

Example: He was determined bot...


MAJOR EVENTS OF THE MONTH FROM MAY 1 TO JUNE

  • MAHRUKH MEMON
  • July, 2018
  • CSS

Glimpse of Pakistan

Pakistan Consul General in Houston Aisha Farooqui rejected rumors about DrAafiaSiddiqui’s death as baseless and false. She met Siddiqui on 23 May 2018 at US federal facility.

52-year-old Charnjit Singh, renowned Sikh religious leader and rights activist was gunned down inside his shop in Scheme Chowk area on 29 May 2018.

Pre...


FACTS FROM RECENT BUDGET OF PAKISTAN

  • MARIA GUL LARAIB
  • July, 2018
  • CSS

BUDGET STRATEGY FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018-19

Expenditure for the government in FY18-19 has been set at 5.246 trillion Rupees.

The target GDP growth rate for the upcoming fiscal year has been set at 6.2% against FY17-18's target of 6pc.

The government intends to keep inflation to below 6percent.

The intended tax to GDP ratio is 13...


MCQs

  • KIPS Bureau
  • July, 2018
  • CSS

CURRENT AFFAIRS

1. Which former chief of ISI has co-authored a book with former RAW chief?

A. M. Riaz

B. AsadDurrani

C. Hameed Gul

D. Nadeem Taj

2. Former ISI & RAW chief has co-authored a book named ________?

A. Pakistan & India relationships.


WHAT IS DIABETES?

  • KIPS Bureau
  • June, 2018
  • CSS

Diabetes mellitus, more commonly referred to as "diabetes" is a disease associated with abnormally high levels of the glucose (sugars) in the blood.

Causes of diabetes

1.The inability of the pancreas to make enough insulin

2.Production of defective insulin

3.The inability of cells to use insulin properly. This lead...


INTERVIEW WITH MUHAMMAD USMAN TIPU CSS: 2014 POLICE SERVICE OF PAKISTAN MERIT NO. 69

  • KIPS Bureau
  • June, 2018
  • CSS

Three best traits of my personality that ensured my success in CSS exam.

1) Consistency

2) Hard work

3) Smart work

My success philosophy in CSS is the combination of high aim and steadfast resolution

G.A. Our readers would like to know about your educational background.

BSc. Electrical ...


DEALING AN OPTIONAL SUBJECT OF CSS

  • KIPS Bureau
  • June, 2018
  • CSS

Scoring well in International Relations- Not a problem!

Division and the tackling of the papers of International Relations

IR Part 1:

Division of the Subject

How to handle

Theories:

To be understood first and memorized.

Attempt different question of theories from t...


BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE

  • KIPS Bureau
  • June, 2018
  • CSS

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is flagship project; a renewal of Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB) and Maritime Silk Route (MSR).

It was introduced in 2015 by the paramount leader Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China.

A hall mark of China’s national as well as foreign policy.

The amount of BRI:  5 trillion dollars (3.2 trill...


MCQs

  • KIPS Bureau
  • June, 2018
  • CSS

CURRENT AFFAIRS

1. Members of Quadrilateral group are US, Pakistan, China and ________

a. India

b. Russia

c. Afghanistan

d. None of the above.

2. Kyoto Protocol was signed in ______.

a. 1980

b. 1987

c. 1997

d. ...


LOGICAL REASONING

  • AYESHA TAHIR
  • May, 2018
  • CSS

ALPHABET SERIES

In the following questions, the groups of the alphabet series is missing

1-     AZ, GT, MN, __, YB

Solution:

Firstly we have to find out the relation between the given alphabet groups as the first is AZ and the second is GT

We will find the relation while compa...


INTERVIEW WITH MUHAMMAD HASSAAN AHSAN 23 POSITION, PAKISTAN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE CSS 2016

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • May, 2018
  • CSS

KIPS is a lighthouse for CSS aspirants. The counseling and mentorship available at this institution is  matchless.

Three best traits of my personality that ensured my success in CSS exam.

1)Perseverance

2) Consistency

3) Dedication

My success philosophy in CSS is the combination of hard work+ time...


MY CSS INTERVIEW EXPERIENCE MARIA JAVED (PAS) 3RD POSITION (CSS-2016)

  • KIPS Bureau
  • May, 2018
  • CSS

Marks in interview: 193

Interviews are generally based on open-ended questions. Therefore, one must be articulate and confident. However, you cannot know answers to all questions.

How I kept myself calm during CSS interview

I made sure that I express my opinions in a candid way without losing composure. Even if I did not know the answer, I di...


OUTLINE OF ENGLISH ESSAY THE THREATS OF GLOBAL WARMING AND THE WAYS TO COUNTER THEM

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • May, 2018
  • CSS

The Threats Of Global Warming And The Ways To Counter It.

1. Introduction

1.1 Global Warming – an average change in temperature of the Earth due to man-made and natural phenomena.

1.2Connoting threats in the form diseases, viruses, natural disasters, famine, extinction and irregular weather patterns.

1.3Evincing ways to c...


ANATOMY OF THE EARTH

  • KIPS Bureau
  • May, 2018
  • CSS

Earth is the third planet from the Sun and it is the fifth largest planet of the Solar System while being the densest planet among all. About 71% of its surface consists of water. It is the only known planet to support life. Earth consists of three major layers, however, each layer is different from one another on the basis of its composition.

Crust

The outer...


GLOBAL FACTS

  • MARIA IQBA
  • May, 2018
  • CSS

Climate change

The United States is the second largest contributor to CO2 in our atmosphere, though it is home to just 4.4 percent of the world’s population. The amount of carbon dioxide emitted per capita in the United States is 16.4 metric tons (almost 40 pounds per person). 

The world’s coral reef...


KASHMIR ISSUE: APPLE OF DISCORD BETWEEN INDIA AND PAKISTAN

  • AYESHA TAHIR
  • May, 2018
  • CSS

The region of Jammu and Kashmir is in the northeast of Pakistan.

This region remained independent for centuries until when Britain colonized the subcontinent. Britain then sold this region to Maharaja Gulab Singh in 1846 for about 7.5 million rupees.

Then, afterwards, Hari Singh succeeded him to continue the reign of brutality and repression in Kashmir. Since t...


A LOOK AT THE MAJOR EVENTS MARCH 15TH TO APRIL 10TH 2018

  • KIPS Bureau
  • May, 2018
  • CSS

Glimpse Of Pakistan

The Ministry of Defense recommended a new medal on 16th March, 2018 named “Tamgha-e-Azm” for law enforcement and armed forces personnel.

Sarfraz, being the youngest Pakistani cricketer received Sitara-e-Imtiaz on 23rd March, 2018.

Islamabad United won against Peshawar Zalmi in PSL final on 25th March, 2018.


MCQs

  • KIPS Bureau
  • May, 2018
  • CSS

Islamiyat

1. The writer of the book “Mu’allaqat” is:

a) Abu Tamam

b) Tabri

c) Ibn-e-Aseer

d) Imru’ al-Qais

2. The Holy Book Zaboor is also known as:

a) Saheefa

b) Testament

c) Quran

d) Psalms

3. H...


REMEMBERING PAKISTAN’S NATIONAL POET, DR. ALLAMA MUHAMMAD IQBAL

  • Muntaha Azhar
  • May, 2018
  • CSS
                 

The question comes to mind that why Allama Muhammad Iqbal became a national poet of Pakistan? Its most pertinent answer is because of the role he played for the Muslims of subcontinent who later became the nationals of Pakistan. After returning from Germany to British India, Allama Iqbal saw the pit...


QUICKFACTS

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Apr, 2018
  • CSS

ISIS

ISIS is the richest terrorist organization in the world. It makes its money from oil smuggling, extortion, theft, and human trafficking. ISIS also imposes taxes on people within the regions it controls and makes money from the control and sale of agricultural products within its territories.

One of the disheartening and distressing facts about ISIS is its ca...


REMEMBERING STEPHEN HAWKING (1942-2014)

  • MARIA IQBA
  • Apr, 2018
  • CSS
 

Stephen Hawking was born January 8, 1942 on the 300th anniversary of Galileo's death and died on March 14th, 2018 on the anniversary of Albert Einstein's birth.

One of Hawking's biggest achievements is coming up with the theory that the universe is boundless, with partner Jim Hartle in 1983.

His book, 'A Brief History of Time' appea...


THE SOUTH CHINA SEA AND TERRITORIAL DISPUTES

  • Muntaha Azhar
  • Apr, 2018
  • CSS

South China Sea which is the part of the Pacific Ocean lies at the south of China.

 

The littoral states of the South China Sea include China, Vietnam, Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines and Taiwan.

China claims about 80% of its sovereignty over South China Sea. It is ramping up its military presence in the South China Sea throughParacel, Spratly and Scarbo...


FROM THE PAGES OF HISTORY

  • Muntaha Azhar
  • Apr, 2018
  • CSS

Greek Heritage

Greek civilization emerged in the 8th century B.C. and came to an end when Greece fell to the Romans in 146 B.C.

The geographical coverage of Ancient Greek civilization changed markedly. Its origin was in the land of Greece.

MARATHON RACE

Inspired by an event that happened 2,500 years ago in Greek civilization.<...


EMEMBERING PAKISTAN DAY 23RD MARCH 1940 A SHORT DOCUMENTARY

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Apr, 2018
  • CSS

What makes 23rd March a historical day

Pakistan’s Resolution 1940 is also known as Lahore Resolution

People of Pakistan celebrate 23rd March annually to commemorate the utmost success of the Muslims of Subcontinent as they demanded a separate and independent nation for themselves on this day

Originally known as&n...


MCQs

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Apr, 2018
  • CSS

GSA

When white light passes through a prism, it splits into __________ colors.

a) 5

b) 6

c) 7

d) 8

The lifespan of White Blood cells is _________ day(s).

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) 4

Which blood cells are ca...


LOGICAL REASONING PERCENTAGES WORD PROBLEMS

  • AYESHA TAHIR
  • Apr, 2018
  • CSS

It takes 3 liters of paint to cover an area of 24 square meters. What percentage increase in the quantity of paint would be required to cover an area of 50.4 square meters?

Solution:

In order to find the percentage increase, firstly find the total amount of paint that will be used to cover an area of 50.4 square meters

3 liter : x liter :: 24 m2 ...


INTERVIEW WITH ALI IMAM, CSS-2016

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • Apr, 2018
  • CSS

Three best traits of my personality that ensured my success in CSS exam in my first attempt.

1) Humble natured

2) Persistent

3) Adaptable

My success philosophy in CSS is the combination of Positive attitude +belief in oneself +dedication

Our readers would like to know about your educational background.

&l...

OZONE DEPLETION

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Apr, 2018
  • CSS

When Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and halogens rise up in the atmosphere, they are degraded by the very high energy of Ultra Violet (UV) rays where, after break down, the chlorine, bromine and other halogens react with the oxygen atoms

This chemical reaction rips apart the ozone molecules and then ozone disappears. Ozone is located in the second layer of the atmosphere, stratosphere ...


WATER LOGGING

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Mar, 2018
  • CSS

Water logging occurs when the soil gets saturated with water whereas there is insufficient oxygen in the pores for the plant roots to respire as plants need air. Although plants differ in their demand for oxygen

Water logging also carries excessive amounts of salt, as amounts of salts become dissolved in water, and gases, other than oxygen, detrimental to the plant roots like carbo...


INTERVIEW WITH TALHA ZUBAIR CSS 2015 POSITION 36 PAKISTAN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • Mar, 2018
  • CSS

My three best tracts which ensured my success is

Smart Work

Focused Study

Confidence

My success philosophy is” Victory loves preparation.

G.A. Our readers would like to know about your educational background.

I belong to an army family so there is no single place I have lived in for a l...


LOGICAL REASONING

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Mar, 2018
  • CSS

DAYS’ SEQUENCE

1- If the day that rose on the day following day before yesterday was Tuesday, then what day of the week will rise day after tomorrow

Solution:

In the problem statement, the day following day before yesterday is Tuesday and the day after today and tomorrow is Friday

Answer = Friday

&...

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN REALIST AND LIBERALIST THEORIES

  • Muntaha Azhar
  • Mar, 2018
  • CSS

Among the prevalent international relations’ theories such as liberalism, Marxism and constructivism - realism and liberalism are two most important; having disputatious nature in regards to their main ideologies. These two theories hold their origin in Treaty of Westphalia in 1648 and are different from one another in a number of ways but have a high reputation in international relations. Liberali...


THE PALESTINIAN STATE – AN INTERNATIONAL ISSUE

  • Muntaha Azhar
  • Mar, 2018
  • CSS

The situation is complex having the presence of two peoples and two nationalisms – Jews and Muslims -in a territory. Palestine is a small region of land – roughly 2400 square miles – in the area east of Mediterranean Sea. Great Britain controlled that region of the Middle East inhabited by the Arab nation. Violent attempts to control land have defined much of the history of Palestine until the Jews...


AFGHAN PEACE PROCESS A CONTINUOUS STALEMATE

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Mar, 2018
  • CSS

Afghanistan, a warn-torn country, wants peace.The peace process is for bringing peace in Afghanistan while concluding a settlement between the Afghan government and the fighting Afghan Taliban. For this purpose, a number of initiatives have been taken, but no one could achieve any considerable result.

Initiative No 1

Quadrilateral Cooperation Group and its Fate...


MCQ’s

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Mar, 2018
  • CSS

POLITICAL SCIENCE & HISTORY

1- Al-Mauwardi wrote:

a- Ahkamul Sultaniya  

   

b- Siyasat Nama

c- Sayarul Muluk

  d- Ahyaul Ulum

2- Who said that   ‘The state is nothing more than a machine’ for the oppressi...


INTERVIEW WITH SAYEDA TEHNIYAT BUKHARI CSS -2016 6TH POSITION PAKISTAN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Feb, 2018
  • CSS

Three best traits of my personality that ensured my success in CSS exam.

Smart work

Time Management

Subject choice

My success philosophy in CSS is the combination of Smart strategy + Unique answers + Proper guidance

G.A. Our readers would like to know about your educational background.


FACTS OF PAKISTAN

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Feb, 2018
  • CSS

FACTS FROM CENSUS 2017

On August 25, 2017, the official results of the census declared; according to the sixth census, the total population of Pakistan is 207 Million (the world’s sixth largest), it was 132 Million in 1998 according to that year census.

According to 2017 census, the country’s total population of Transgender  is 10,418


WORLD FACTS OF 2017

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Feb, 2018
  • CSS

GENDER RELATED FACTS

Only 22.8 percent of all national parliamentarians were women in 2016 with only 11 are serving as head of states, according to UN women’s forum

Globally, there are 38 states in which women account for less than 10 percent of parliamentarians

Only 2 countries have 50 percent or more women in parliament in single or lower hou...


WORLD EVENTS OF 2017

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Feb, 2018
  • CSS

POLITICAL EVENTS

NUCLEAR  EVENTS

The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ali Khamenei, criticized the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Iran Nuclear Deal in March 2017 on the Iranian channel ‘Nowruz’ while urging Europe to do more to back the 2015 nuclear deal

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) released a report that Iran is still o...


HUMAN HEART

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Feb, 2018
  • CSS

It is an organ that pumps blood throughout the body via the circulatory system and supplies oxygen and nutrients to every cell and tissue of the body.

The tissues of the body need constant supply of oxygen and nutrients in order to function actively.

ANATOMY OF HUMAN HEART

Roughly the size of human heart is of a large fist.

...


LOGICAL REASONING

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Feb, 2018
  • CSS

ALPHABET SERIES

In the following questions, the groups of the alphabet series are missing

1- AZ, GT, MN, __, YB

Solution:

Firstly we have to find out the relation between the given alphabet groups as the first is AZ and the second is GT

The relations will be found  while comparing the 1st alph...


CSS 2018 OUTLINE OF ENGLISH ESSAY POWER CORRUPTS AND ABSOLUTE POWER CORRUPTS ABSOLUTELY

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • Feb, 2018
  • CSS

Introduction

Interpretation of the concept

Monarchy defines absolute power where the monarch’s word is the law; democracy is the distribution of power so less power allows less corruption

Directly proportional concepts of power and corruption are because of decision making power that makes the other people subordinate to the powerful one&l...


MCQ’s

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Feb, 2018
  • CSS

GENERAL SCIENCE AND ABILITY

1- Main function of Vitamin B-3 in the human body is:

a- Maintaining neurological benefits

             

b- Maintaining eye sight

c- Both of above

d- Converts foo...


INTERVIEW WITH MARIYA JAVAID

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Jan, 2018
  • CSS

3RD POSTION CSS-2016 Pakistan Administrative Service

Three best traits of my personality that ensured my success in CSS exam.

1) Consistency

2) Smart Work

3) Faith

My success philosophy in CSS is the combination of Smart Work, Proper Guidance  and Consistency.

G.A. Our reader...


A QUICK LOOK AT PAKISTAN FACTS 0F 2017

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Jan, 2018
  • CSS

ECONOMY

According to the budget 2017-18, the total expenditures of the government are Rs. 4.75 Trillion while the deficit of the budget is 4.1 %.

Pakistan is ranked at 68th position out of 160 economies, according to the World Bank’s Index

95% of Pakistan’s total trade is dependent on sea. So the sea routes must always remain open. If the path ...


A QUICK LOOK AT PAKISTAN FACTS 0F 2017A LOOK AT THE WORLD FACTS 2017

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Jan, 2018
  • CSS

ENVIRONMENT RELATED FACTS

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)  announced in January 2017 that 2016 was the hottest year on record since 1880 and estimated that by 2100, the temperature increase would  range from 2-6 degrees Celsius

Arctic sea ice recorded its lowest ever winter ice cover of 5.5 mil square miles on March 22, 201...


GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

  • Muntaha Azhar
  • Jan, 2018
  • CSS

MONARCHIAL POLITICS OF SAUDI ARABIA

SaudiArabia is an absolute monarchy which was established in 1932 by King Abd-al-Aziz and readopted by the royal decree in 1992 which states that the king must comply with the Holy Quran. Hence the rule of Saudi Arabia remains in Muslim hands with King Salman of Saudi Arabia is the incumbent monarch whoascended the throne after King Abdullah in Ja...


ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Jan, 2018
  • CSS

Environmental pollution has existed for centuries, it occurs when natural environment is contaminated by the elements that are not produced naturally.

Pollution takes place when nature does not know how to decompose an element and damages all aspects of environment. It has many types among them fundamental ones are air, water, soil, noise and light pollution

SUGG...


LOGICAL REASONING

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Jan, 2018
  • CSS

PATTERN MAKING

1- Which of the following is 500th term of the pattern given below?

1,4,2,8,5,7,1,4,2,8,5,7,1,4,2,8,5,7,…

Solution:

We can easily see that there is a pattern of 6 digits i.e. 1,4,2,8,5,7

So the pattern repeats after every 6 digits

Divide 500 by 6 as we have to find out the ...


CSS 2018 outline of ENGLISH ESSAY

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Jan, 2018
  • CSS

ISSUES OF MUSLIM WORLD –  CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS

1.Introduction

1.1)Muslim world comprises all Muslims - one fifth of the humanity whether in Muslim majority countries or societies where Islam is practiced.

1.2) Interconnected set of challenges prevalent in the political, social and economic sectors of the Muslim world


MCQs

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Jan, 2018
  • CSS

ISLAMIYAT

1- What was the name of foster sister of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)?

Hazrat Salmah (R.A)

Hazrat Raqaiaah (R.A)

Hazrat Mariah (R.A)

                 &nbs...

SMOG – A CHOKING ATMOSPHERIC BLANKET

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Dec, 2017
  • CSS

Smog is made of air pollution that is or looks like a mixture of smoke and fog.

WHAT IS SMOG MADE OF?

It is made of by the chemical reaction of sunlight, nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds present in the atmosphere

These atmospheric pollutants are released in the air when fuels are burnt

The sunlight and its heat re...


PUTTING A GLANCE ON PAKISTAN DURING 2017

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Dec, 2017
  • CSS

SOME MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE YEAR

MILITARY ADVENTURES

Pakistan’s Air Force C-130 won the best aircraft trophy at the Royal International Tatto Show

Pakistan conducted International Naval exercise ‘Aman-17’ in the Arabian sea off the coast of Karachi in February 2017

Pakistan Army launched Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad across the co...


WHAT LED TO THE DEBACLE OF THE EAST PAKISTAN?

  • Muntaha Azhar
  • Dec, 2017
  • CSS

At the time of independence in 1947, there came into being a strange country, federation of Pakistan, which had three remarkable features that led to the ultimate dismemberment of its eastern wing. The factors were: East and West Pakistan were 1600 kilometers apart– separated by the territory which was part of India, second was the shattered economy and third was the culturally marked differences. Hence...


WHAT LED TO THE DEBACLE OF THE EAST PAKISTAN?

  • Muntaha Azhar
  • Dec, 2017
  • CSS

At the time of independence in 1947, there came into being a strange country, federation of Pakistan, which had three remarkable features that led to the ultimate dismemberment of its eastern wing. The factors were: East and West Pakistan were 1600 kilometers apart– separated by the territory which was part of India, second was the shattered economy and third was the culturally marked differences. H...


IMPORTANT WORLD EVENTS 2017

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Dec, 2017
  • CSS

EVENTS COVERING INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Antonio Guterres, a Portuguese politician, replaced Ban-Ki-Moon as the UN Secretary General on January 1 2017

British MPs (members of Parliament) voted in favor ofl the European Union Bill allowing the government to begin Brexit

European Court of Justice ruled in March 2017, companies can ban staff fr...


MCQs

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Dec, 2017
  • CSS

ISLAMIYAT

1- From which prophet’s era Hajj started?

a- Hazrat Adam   

b- Hazrat Ibrahim

c- Hazrat Muhammad

d- HazratMoosa

2- Which stone of Kabba wall is kissed?

a-Hajar-e-Aswad      &n...


REMEMBERING QUAID-E-AZAM (25 December 1876—11 September 1948 – A SHORT DOCUMENTARY

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Dec, 2017
  • CSS

WHO IS QUAID-E-AZAM?

A politician, lawyer and first governor general of Pakistan

While mentioning about the principal actors who led to the establishment of Pakistan, his name comes first in every mind

HIS POLITICAL CAREER

Although Quaid-e-Azam joined Congress in 1906 but his true political career started when he joined Mus...


AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. AQEELA NIAZ NAQVI

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Nov, 2017
  • CSS

I would especially avail this opportunity to thank Dr Shahid Wazir, the director of KIPS CSS, who has been a very committed mentor throughout my CSS journey.

 

Three best traits of my personality that ensured my success in CSS exam.   

   

1) HARDWORK

2) CONSISTENC...


IMPORTANT EVENTS WHICH TOOK PLACE FROM 15TH SEPT TO 15TH OCT 2017

  • OWAIS SAFDAR
  • Nov, 2017
  • CSS

September 15

A Christian man was sentenced to death on a blasphemy charge after he sent a Muslim friend an objectionable poem on WhatsApp.

Three people were killed (including MaulviMohib, allegedly affiliated with the Haqqani network) in a US drone strike at a compound in the Ghuzgarhi area near the Afghan border in Kurram Agency.

North Kor...


MCQs

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Nov, 2017
  • CSS

GSA

When white light passes through a prism, it splits into __________ colors.

a.5

b.6

c.7

d.8

The lifespan of White Blood cells is _________ day(s).

1

2

3

4

Which blood cells are called ‘Soldiers’...


AN INTERVIEW WITH FAISAL MAJEED

  • Saleem Shahab
  • Oct, 2017
  • CSS

Man who defeated disability (vision impairment) with dedication and steadfastness

 

I got good marks in compulsory subjects too like I got 60 marks in essay, 60 plus in précis and 74 in Islamiat. In the same way, I made a good score in optional subjects too. I obtained 155 marks in British History, 132 in Psychology and 65 in Sociology.

  ...

CARBOHYDRATES

  • Muntaha Azhar
  • Oct, 2017
  • CSS

Carbohydrates are one of the main types of nutrients and in simple term they are called sugars.

They are the most important source of energy and a human digestive system changes it into glucose.

Glucose is the simplest form of carbohydrates and is called blood sugar.

SOURCES OF CARBOHYDRATES

Carbohydrates are found in a wide array...


SOME TIPS FOR CSS INTERVIEW

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Oct, 2017
  • CSS

ONLY A CALM AND RELAXED PERSON CAN HANDLE A VAST ARRAY OF QUESTIONS ASKED BY THE PANEL

 

1. PSYCHOLOGICAL

The whole session is based on psychological and viva voce.

In psychological, firstly a performa is given to solve the questions.

The performa contains questions related to a person's strength...


ETHNIC CLEANSING OF ROHINGYA MUSLIMS IN MYANMAR

  • AYESHA TAHIR
  • Oct, 2017
  • CSS

The British colonial rule in Burma, also known as Myanmar, ended in 1948. The military regime created the sense of nationhood across the country which resulted in the scapegoating of the Rohingya Muslims. Rohingyas were believed to be the communities came from Bangladesh. However, their similarities with the Bangladeshi communities are evident as the Arakan state of Myanmar abuts the Chittagong sta...


QUICK FACTS

  • OWAIS SAFDAR
  • Oct, 2017
  • CSS

RUFUGEES AND DISPLACED PEOPLE

According to a recent Oxfam report, more than 65 million people are displaced globally.

Pakistan hosts 1.56 million refugees — the fourth highest number in the world.

Oxfam unequivocally criticizes the world’s six wealthiest nations that comprise over half the global economy for hosting less than 9pc...


IMPORTANT EVENTS WHICH TOOK PLACE FROM 16TH AUGUST 2017 TO 15TH SEPTEMBER 2017

  • OWAIS SAFDAR
  • Oct, 2017
  • CSS

August 15

The US designated Hizbul Mujahideen as a specially designated terrorist organisation led by an internationally recognized terrorist. The step further increases US pressure on Pakistan to do more about tightening the screws on terrorist groups that allegedly use its territory for launching cross-border attacks in Afghanistan and India-held Kashmir. The US has already...


MCQs

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Oct, 2017
  • CSS

General Knowledge:

 

1. What is the duration of nights at the poles of the earth?

a) 30 days

b) 60 days

c) 6 months

d) 12 months

 

2. The third largest country in Arabian Peninsula is ________.

a) Oman

<...

REFLECTIVE PRACTICES ON ENGLISH WRITING ERRORS (A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK)

  • ZAHID MAJEED SHEIKH
  • Sep, 2017
  • CSS

INTRODUCTION

The main task of English writing resource persons is to facilitate the learners in their writing proficiency pertaining to their needs and keeping in view the course outlines. How to achieve it in a paramount way is the concern of many English (as a second) Language researchers and teachers (Polio, 2003). In CLT (Communicative Language Teaching) feedback is part of the p...


AN INTERVIEW WITH FAISAL MAJEED PART 1

  • Saleem Shahab
  • Sep, 2017
  • CSS

WOULD YOU LIKE TO TELL US ABOUT YOUR EDUCATION?

For the first time, I went to primary school to be enrolled but the teachers refused to enroll me. They were of the view that how could a blind student get education? No doubt there were institutes for special students but they were not in our access since we used to live in a village in the remote areas of District Jhang. I am talking...


THE FIRST EVER PREFERENCE OF EVERY CSS CANDIDATE

  • ANUM AKHTAR KHAN
  • Sep, 2017
  • CSS

THE FIRST EVER PREFERENCE OF EVERY CSS CANDIDATE

Pakistan Administrative Service or PAS (previously known as the District Management Group or DMG), is renowned as the elite cadre of the Civil Service of Pakistan. Officers' recruitment for PAS takes place via the annual CSS exams, the competitive examination held once a year by the Federal Public Service Commission of Pakistan. After ...


GENERAL SCIENCE AND ABILITY

  • AYESHA TAHIR
  • Sep, 2017
  • CSS

Random Access Memory (RAM) stores data temporarily Read Only Memory (ROM) stores data permanently.

INPUT DEVICES

It helps the sender to send instructions to the computer to get the work done by it.e.g.; user presses keyboard

OUTPUT DEVICES

It helps the receiver to receive the work done by the computer either in soft copy or har...


QUICK FACTS FOR CSS-PMS (SEPTEMBER 2017 EDITION)

  • OWAIS SAFDAR
  • Sep, 2017
  • CSS

CLIMATE CHANGE

Pakistan’s contributes less than 0.8 per cent of the total global carbon emissions

Yet, it was ranked at 135th in the world among countries with lowest emissions.

Highlighting its vulnerability to climate change, German Watch, an independent NGO, ranked Pakistan as the 8th most susceptible country to climate change, based on its ana...


GENERAL KNOWLEDGE THROUGH MAP

  • AYESHA Khan
  • Sep, 2017
  • CSS

GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL (GCC) ON A BUMPY RIDE

GCC was established on May 25, 1981 in Saudia Arabia, Riyadh with an aim to share common national interests among its six oil-exporting members; S. Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait and UAE. They also share the common faith of Islam. Moreover, GCC holds 30% of world's oil reserves. Among these apparent factors, the other immediate obj...


THE IMPORTANT EVENTS TAKING PLACE IN JULY 2017 TO AUG 2017 TIMELINE: 15TH JULY — 15TH AUGUST

  • OWAIS SAFDAR
  • Sep, 2017
  • CSS

July 15

The US House of Representatives adopted three legislative amendments seeking tougher conditions for reimbursement of defence funding to Pakistan, requiring Pakistan to make satisfactory progress in the fight against terrorism if it wanted to continue receiving the US assistance.

Israeli security forces locked down parts of Jerusalem's Old City; AlAqsa Mosqu...


MCQs

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Sep, 2017
  • CSS

GSA

1. __________ SCIENTIST DISCOVERED THAT THE EARTH REVOLVES AROUND THE SUN.

a) John Kepler

b) Galileo Galilei

c) Nicolaus Copernicus

d) Archimedes

2. BETA PARTICLES ARE THE FAST MOVING ________.

a) Protons

b) Electrons

c) Ne...


CSS 2017 OUTLINE OF ENGLISH ESSAY

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • Sep, 2017
  • CSS

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 Decoding the concept of 'Street Power'.

1.2 Street power derails democracy when government fails to provide equity.

2. HISTORICAL EMERGENCE OF STREET POWER

2.1 Martial laws deprived people of their civil rights. i.e. NSF launched in Ayub Khan era.

2.2 Blame game of political parties ove...


HANDY TIPS ON CSS by 1st Position Holder of CSS, 2016 (PAS)

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Aug, 2017
  • CSS

STRATEGY FOR ATTEMPTING A QUESTION ON CURRENT AFFAIRS PAPER

A candidate needs to understand a question first by brainstorming and jotting down the key points on a rough paper. One must assert a solid stance on the question which can be discussed in the paper. However, the introduction of the question must be precise and clarifying the supporting ideas which one would proceed furt...


AN INTERVIEW WITH QURATUL AIN ZAFAR

  • Saleem Shahab
  • Aug, 2017
  • CSS

FIRST OF ALL I WOULD LIKE TO CONGRATULATE YOU ON YOUR BRILLIANT SUCCESS.

Thanks for best wishes.

OUR READERS WOULD LIKE TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATION?

I have done my O level from Convent Jesus and Mary while I owe to Lahore Grammar School for my A level. Later on, I did my computer engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Lah...


AN INSIGHT ON CORRUPTION

  • Arooj Shahzad
  • Aug, 2017
  • CSS

DEFINING CORRUPTION

Corruption: ‘the abuse of power for private gain’

TYPES OF CORRUPTION

SYSTEMIC CORRUPTION

As opposed to exploiting occasional opportunities, endemic or systemic corruption is when corruption is an integrated and essential aspect of the economic, social and political system, when it is embedded in a wider si...


GENERAL KNOWLEDGE THROUGH MAP

  • AYESHA Khan
  • Aug, 2017
  • CSS

SYRIA From Civil War To Multifaceted Crises

The Syrian civil war witnesses the deadliest war of the century whose seeds were sown in 2011 — popularly known as the "Arab Spring". The Arab Spring movement was to topple down the totalitarianism and to promote democracy — specifically the freedom of expression that has been quashed in the Middle East region. Resultantly, the regimes ...


GENERAL SCIENCE AND ABILITY ANATOMY OF THE SUN

  • AYESHA TAHIR
  • Aug, 2017
  • CSS

DO YOU KNOW?

The temperature of Core is 15 million degrees Kelvin (K),Radioactive zone is 7 million to 2 million (K),

Convection zone is 2 million K to 5800 K,

Photosphere is about 5800 K.

Chromosphere is 4300 to 8300 K. and

Corona is about 1 million degrees.

WHAT IS SUN?

Sun ...


QUICK FACTS

  • OWAIS SAFDAR
  • Aug, 2017
  • CSS

Social Progress

The Social Progress Imperative defines ‘social progress’ as: “the capacity of a society to meet the basic human needs of its citizens, establish the building blocks that allow citizens and communities to enhance and sustain the quality of their lives, and create the conditions for all individuals to reach their full potential.” Today we globally measure 62.88, but the 2030...


THE IMPORTANT EVENTS TAKING PLACE IN JUN 2017 TO JUL 2017

  • OWAIS SAFDAR
  • Aug, 2017
  • CSS

June 16th

India-held Kashmir once again saw escalating violence; while separate clashes killed 10 people - five police officers, a soldier, two civilians and two suspected militants.

June 17th

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif appeared before the joint investigation team (JIT), constituted to probe money laundering allegations against t...


MCQs

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Aug, 2017
  • CSS

ISLAMIC STUDIES:

1. BATHA VALLEY IS LOCATED AT?

a) Jordan

b) Syria

c) Madina

d) Makkah

2. QUBA MOSQUE HAS BEEN MENTIONED IN WHICH SURAH OF QURAN?

a) Surah Dhuha

b) Surah Anfal

c) Surah Al-Muzammil

d) Surah Al-Taub...


Cooperation and Competition in the Pacific Ocean

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • July, 2017
  • CSS

The chapter has been taken from the book titled CURRENT AFFAIRS for CSS, PMS and other competitive exams by Dr. Shahid Wazir Khan, Former Civil Servant (PAAS), Director KIPS CSS.

INTRODUCTION

The arenas of dispute here are South China Sea and East China Sea. South China Sea (SCS) is the largest marginal sea in the West Pacific region. It covers an area of 3.5 millio...


Interview with MALEEHA IESAR CSS 2016 1ST POSITION HOLDER PAKISTAN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • July, 2017
  • CSS

HOW MUCH TIME DID YOU DAILY GIVE TO YOUR STUDIES? I joined KIPSCSS on June, 2015 and started my own preparation from August. I used to give 8 to 9 hours daily to my studies but ALSO it varies for every student.

HOW OFTEN DID YOU PRACTISE YOUR PRECIS AND ESSAY?

I used to practise precis almost every one day and essay on weekly basis. Since, papers of English precis a...


Essay Writing Specimen Thesis Statements

  • KIPS Bureau
  • July, 2017
  • CSS

CAUSES OF ISLAMIC MILITANCY

The principle causes of rise in Islamic extremism and militancy are the political suppression of Muslims around the world, socio-economic injustice in Muslim societies, politicization and misinterpretation of religion,and role of the West. It is widening the sectarian rift, destroying the fabric of Muslim societies and fuelling islamophobia in the West. Deal...


FACTS REMAIN FACTS

  • HAFSA MATEEN
  • July, 2017
  • CSS

ECONOMY

World Bank will provide $ 433 million to support Pakistan for the support of financial sector and social protection.

Pakistan's FDI amounted to $1.28 billion during first eight months of2016-17 i.e. 6% higher than the same period in the previous year. Netherlands tops the list of foreign investors with net FDI of $467.8m. Fifty seven per cent of the FDI from ...


GENERAL KNOWLEDGEIN PICTURES

  • AYESHA Khan
  • July, 2017
  • CSS

THE ENDLESS WAR IN AFGHANISTAN

Afghanistan has remained an imbalanced state from the era of Cold War. Moreover, it has strained relationship with Pakistan as it does not recognize British-demarcated Durand Line as an international border with its neighbor Pakistan. Although, Pakistan is a home to millions of Afghan refugees since 2001 when the then-US President Bush declared war on ter...


THE IMPORTANT EVENTS TAKING PLACE in may 2017 to jun 2017

  • OWAIS SAFDAR
  • July, 2017
  • CSS

May 17

Two Pakistani staffers at the Pakistan Embassy in Kabul were detained for hours under unclear circumstances by the National Directorate of Security (NDS), the premier intelligence agency of Afghanistan.

The government announced it was going to miss the economic growth target for 2016-17 because of an underperformance by the industrial and services sectors. <...


GENERAL SCIENCE AND ABILITY - Human Liver

  • HAFSA RAFAQAT
  • July, 2017
  • CSS

HUMAN LIVER

Assorted by: Hafsa Rafaqat, MSc. Statistics (University of Punjab, College of Statistical & Actuarial Sciences)

FUNCTIONS OF THE LIVER

Liver acts as a body purifier. It provides body with energy, strength to fight off infections and toxins, helps in clotting the blood and regulating hormones. It also provides essential proteins, ...


MCQs

  • KIPS Bureau
  • July, 2017
  • CSS

ISLAMIYAT

1. THE SURAH IN QURAN THAT STARTS WITHOUT BISMILLA IS:

a) Al-Taubah

b) Al-Ikhlas

c) Al-Baqara

d) Al-Nisa

2. WHAT IS MEANT BY SAHIHAIN?

a) Bukhari

b) IbneMajah

c) Mishkat

d) Bukhari and Muslim

<...

INTERVIEW WITH MALEEHA IESAR CSS 2017 1ST POSITION HOLDER PAKISTAN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • June, 2017
  • CSS

MY SPECIAL WORDS OF GRATITUDE FOR KIPSCSS

I earnestly thank KIPSCSS and its respectable faculty for making me achieve 1st position in CSS in my first attempt. KIPSCSS is about dedication, commitment and passion that my teachers instilled in me. This institution has been offering high quality services in the form of well qualified teachers, conducive environment and reliable writt...


ENHANCE YOUR VOCABULARY

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • June, 2017
  • CSS

Following are the idiomatic expressions underlined in the sentences. Choose the correct meanings of the idioms from the options given.

Q1: THERE ARE TIMES WHEN ONE HAS TO TAKE THE BULL BY THE HORNS TO LET THE THINGS GO.

a) To confront a problem confidently

b) To escape the difficult situation

c) To fight against a strong opp...


GENERAL KNOWLEDGEIN PICTURES

  • AYESHA Khan
  • June, 2017
  • CSS

THE UNFORGETTABLE GLOBAL REFUGEE CRISIS

The 21st century global refugee crisis is the second worst refugee crisis since World War II. It has displaced more than 60 million people from their homes since the civil wars have started in different countries of the world. Whereas, thousands of them die in reaching safe places through dangerous routes. It is estimated that about 3,800...


THE IMPORTANT EVENTS TAKING PLACE IN APRIL 2017 TO MAY 2017

  • OWAIS SAFDAR
  • June, 2017
  • CSS

Timeline: 16th April — 15th May

April 16:

Anti-terrorism court allowed Dr. Asim to be treated abroad.

North Korea vowed to respond the US nuclear attack in a befitting manner.

April 17:

Sindh-based medical student Naureen Leghari was found to have alleged links with the IS group.

Turkis...


FACEBOOK INTRODUCES TELEPATHIC TECHNOLOGY

  • AYESHA TAHIR
  • June, 2017
  • CSS

GENERAL SCIENCE AND ABILITY

WHAT IS TELEPATHY?

A way of communication in which a person has the mental ability to send his thoughts directly to the other person's mind without using any signals or words.

WHAT HAS FACEBOOK BROUGHT FOR US?

Facebook is introducing telepathic technology that will scan aperson's brain to tra...


TAKE A HINT HOW TO PREPARE HISTORY OF US

  • KIPS Bureau
  • June, 2017
  • CSS

HISTORY OF US is a scoring course and many candidates opt this course as it encompasses the topics of current affairs (international issues related to the US. i.e.; the incumbent US foreign and domestic policies) and the history of the US majorly. In order to prepare this course, a candidate must have an ability to critically analyze the question.

MAIN KEY AREAS TO COVER


MCQs

  • KIPS Bureau
  • June, 2017
  • CSS

CURRENT AFFAIRS

1. THE CURRENT NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR OF UK IS:

a) Robert Ashton

b) James Mattis

c) Albert Carton

d) Mark Sedwill

2. WHICH ONE OF THESE COMMANDS THE US AND NATO FORCES CURRENTLY IN AFGHANISTAN

a) Lt. Gen John Nicholson

b) Lt. Gen ...


BOOK REVIEW OF THE AFGHAN INTEL CRISIS

  • KIPS Bureau
  • June, 2017
  • CSS

Satellite State: War of Interests and the Blame-Game

New Revelations of War on Terror in Afghanistan

Book Title: "THE AFGHAN INTEL CRISIS Satellite State: War of Interests and the Blame-Game Author: Musa Khan Jalalzai, Publishing Date: May 2017 Published by Algora, USA

Notwithstanding the presence of CIA, Pentagon, MI6, and secret agencies...


FACTS REMAIN FACTS

  • HAFSA MATEEN
  • May, 2017
  • CSS

ECONOMY & DEVELOPMENT

According to Imran Khan, KPK billion tree tsunami project provided 500,000 employment opportunities

 Zarai Taraqiati Bank charges around 14% interest on agriculture related loan

 Pakistan's household consumption has risen to 80% of the GDP in 2015 from 68% in 1990 (World Bank)

&a...


GENERAL SCIENCE AND ABILITY HUMAN HEART

  • HAFSA RAFAQAT
  • May, 2017
  • CSS

HUMAN HEART

Human heart is a hollow muscular organ dedicated to oxygenate blood, It pumps the blood through the circulatory system by rhythmic contraction and dilation. It beats 100,000 times a day.

DISCOVERY OF HUMAN HEART'S FUNCTION

Ibn An-Nafis was the first one to describe blood circulation through lungs. William Harvey published full...


OUTLINE OF ENGLISH ESSAY

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • May, 2017
  • CSS

IS COLONIAL MENTALITY IMPEDING PAKISTAN'S PROGRESS?

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 Colonial mentality is the practice of the prevalent culture, norms, and ideologies of a foreign rule.

1.2 The inherited colonial apparatus in our society has put its shackles on the minds of the aristocratic class.

2. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE OF COLONIA...


MCQs

  • KIPS Bureau
  • May, 2017
  • CSS

CURRENT AFFAIRS

1. INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY IS CELEBRATED ON ________________ OF EVERY YEAR

a) February 21

b) January 21

c) February 20

d) January 20

2. MILITARY LAUNCHES OPERATION IN URBAN CITIES IN FEBRUARY NAMED

a) Operation Jihad ul Fasad


INTERVIEW WITH SARA SARWAR

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • May, 2017
  • CSS

OUR READERS WOULD LIKE TO KNOWABOUT YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND.

I have done MBA(MS) in international trade from Punjab University

WHATWAS YOUR SOURCE OF INSPIRATION TO APPEAR IN CSS?

What inspired me to appear in CSS was the dreams of my parents who believed in me like anything and always supported me throughout this journey of preparing for...


WHAT YOU ASK USUALLY ABOUT CSS

  • ANUM AKHTAR KHAN
  • May, 2017
  • CSS

Q. WHAT SHOULD BE OUR STRATEGY IN REGARD TO PREPARATION FOR CURRENT AFFAIRS?

Ans. The ideal strategy has to be customized to your own needs. We can help you out with what works best for you. Current affairs, as the name suggests, is more to do with the current situation than anything else. But you need to have the basic foundation of understanding which is based on historical e...


GENERAL KNOWLEDGE IN PICTURES

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • May, 2017
  • CSS

PACIFIC OCEAN

World's largest ocean lies in the Pacific region.

Area is about 64 million square miles. .

Covers almost 30% of earth's water surface. .

ATLANTIC OCEAN

 World's second largest ocean lies between Africa, Europe, the Southern Ocean and the Americas. .

 Ar...


THE IMPORTANT EVENTS TAKING PLACE IN MAR 2017 TO APR 2017

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • May, 2017
  • CSS

16th March

China appreciated Pakistan efforts in regional stability, Pakistan's COAS on visit to Beijing.

UN accused Israel for imposing 'apartheid regime on Palestine.'

Saudi King Salman signed agreements of tens of billions of dollars with China worth

Letter Bomb attack in IMF office in Paris.

T...


ADVISORY CORNER FOR CSS ASPIRANTS WHAT YOU ASK USUALLY ABOUT CSS

  • ANUM AKHTAR KHAN
  • Apr, 2017
  • CSS

THE ADVISORY CORNER AIMS AT ANSWERING THE MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING CSS

MESSAGE

The first and foremost thing that you need to remember, always, is that you can do it. Even if you have least time span, have full faith in yourself and believe that you can do it. Only then you will be able to achieve your targets. Intelligently utili...


GENERAL KNOWLEDGE IN PICTURES A QUICK LOOK AT CYPRUS

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Apr, 2017
  • CSS

THE HISTORY OF CYPRUS CONFLICT DATES BACK TO THE DISSOLUTION OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE. HOWEVER, THE CONFLICT EFFECTIVELY AROUSED IN 1974 WHEN TURKEY INTERVENED MILITARILY IN THIS REGION MORE THAN THREE TIMES. IT HAS BECOME A COMMUNITY OF GREEK CYPRIOTS AND TURKISH CYPRIOTS WITH A CAPITAL — NICOSIA AND IS SEPARATED BY A BUFFER ZONE, CALLED AS THE GREEN LINE.

CURRENT SITUATION:

...

HOW TO MAINTAIN UNITY AND COHERENCE IN AN ESSAY

  • ALI Imam
  • Apr, 2017
  • CSS

Two essential characteristics of an articulate essay are unity and coherence. These also include logical connections and clarity. They are also true for writing paragraphs. An essayist must ensure that all the points in the essay gel together with a central idea, and all the ideas are connected efficiently for readers to follow.

WHAT IS UNITY?

Unity in a paragraph...


ENHANCE YOUR VOCABULARY FOR ENGLISH GENERAL 1 WORD, MORE THAN 5 SUBSTITUTES

  • OWAIS SAFDAR
  • Apr, 2017
  • CSS

Root out (eradicate; get rid of)

I.Eradicate;

II. get rid of;

III. do away with;

IV. eliminate;

V. wipe out;

VI. remove;

VII. obliterate

Rife (full of something undesirable; widespread and frequent occurrence)

I.Widespread;


GENERAL SCIENCE AND ABILITY AN ATOM

  • AYESHA TAHIR
  • Apr, 2017
  • CSS

WHAT IS AN ATOM?

A smallest indivisible unit of an element. It exists either independently or with the combination of other atoms to form molecules. It carries the properties of an element. It consists of three subatomic particles. e.g.; Electron, Proton and Neutron.

WHAT IS AN ELECTRON?

It carries a negative charge (-1) and orbits around the...


THE IMPORTANT EVENTS TAKING PLACE in FEb 2017to Mar 2017

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • Apr, 2017
  • CSS

NEWS OF THE MONTH: NORTH KOREA'S MISSILE TEST

North Korea fired four ballistic missiles toward the Sea of Japan on 6th March 2017-travelled almost 1,000 kilometers (620miles). They hit inside Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), as Japanese Prime Minister Abe confirmed. The militaries of respective neighbors of North Korea confirmed this testing. The launch of this missile happened wh...


MCQs

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Apr, 2017
  • CSS

CURRENT AFFAIRS

1.26TH JANUARY IS INDIA'S:

A. Independence Day

B. Republic Day

C. Parliament Day

D. Defense Day

2. LAST SAARC CONFERENCE WAS HELD IN:

A. December 2009

B. January 2010

C. November 2011

D. November 2014...


Some Important facts on Agriculture in Pakistan

  • Arooj Shahzad
  • Mar, 2017
  • CSS

INTRODUCTION

Economy of every state depends on three sectors, agriculture, industry and commerce. These three are interrelated with each other as the progress or revert of one sector affects the other two. Pakistan is an agricultural state thus agriculture gains are of much importance than any other sector. Importance of this sector is manifold as it feeds people, provides raw materi...


Interview with ANUM AKHTAR

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Mar, 2017
  • CSS

32ND POSITION CSS 2014 ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER, (UT) LAHORE

OUR READERS WOULD LIKE TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND.

I have done MBA from FAST with majors in HRM and have worked in PEL.

WHAT WAS YOUR SOURCE OF INSPIRATION TO APPEAR IN CSS?

My parents and my maternal grandmother have been my main motivating force and the...


GRAMMAR POINT

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • Mar, 2017
  • CSS

AVOID GRAMMATICAL MISTAKES!BY KNOWING HOW TO USEADVERBS

An adverb is a part of speech used to describe a verb, adjective, or another adverb. It simply tells how, where, when, or the degree(etc.), at which something happens or is done.

ADVERBS

=>Manner

=>Time

=>Degree

=&...


GENERAL SCIENCE AND ABILITY

  • AYESHA TAHIR
  • Mar, 2017
  • CSS

WHAT IS GPS?

Global Positioning System, also known as the NAVSTAR (Navigation System for Timing and Ranging). It helps to track user, objects and individual's locations. This technology requires a GPS receiver in a user's device to be tracked.

Satellites help to detect the positions by sending the signal to the receiver.

GPS receivers installed in...


THE IMPORTANT EVENTS TAKING PLACE in Jan 2017 to Feb 2017

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Mar, 2017
  • CSS

Timeline: 17th January — 16th February

Jan 17:

Refugees from North Waziristan started to return Pakistan from Afghanistan as the operation Zarb-i-Azab ends at N. Waziristan.

Senate committee condemned Modi's ant-Pakistan statements as he called Pakistan "Mothership of terrorism" at the BRISC summit last year.

Federal government...


GENERAL KNOWLEDGE IN PICTURES

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Mar, 2017
  • CSS

FACTS AND DISTINCTIVE INFORMATION ABOUT EU WITH UK

EU AT A GLANCE

Member States = 28(with UK)

Eurozone = 19

EU Candidates = 7

Head Quarters= Brussels, Belgium

President= Jean-Claude Juncker

President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz

POPULATION&...


MCQs

  • Ayesha Yasin
  • Mar, 2017
  • CSS

CURRENT AFFAIRS

1.______ BECAME THE FIRST CRICKETER TO SCORE CENTURY IN 11 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES.

A. Misbah-Ul-Haq

B. Sachin Tendulkar

C. Younis Khan

D. Brian Lara

2. ISLAMIC MILITARY ALLIANCE TO FIGHT TERRORISM (IMAFT), A SAUDI ARABIA-LED MILITARY COMPRISES OF _____NATIONS.

...


Interview with Rana Omer CSS, 2015 14th Position Pas (Pakistan Administrative Services)

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Feb, 2017
  • CSS

OUR READERS WOULD LIKE TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND.

I am an Electrical engineer by profession. I did my undergraduate studies from UET Lahore, later I received Fulbright Scholarship and did my graduate studies from Georgia-Tech USA.

WHAT WAS YOUR SOURCE OF INSPIRATION TO APPEAR IN CSS?

I preferred working in Pakistan to working in US...


Vocabulary in Context

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Feb, 2017
  • CSS

Following Sentences Can Greatly Help You in Using the Words in a Meaningful Sentence

CSS candidates usually remain unsuccessful in making proper sentences which can explain the meaning of the given word/ phrase, etc.

The historical animosity between Sunni authorities of Saudi Arabia and Shi’a authorities of Iran for hegemonic designs in the Middle East has always ign...


Take a Hint Strategy to Revise CSS Course in a Week

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • Feb, 2017
  • CSS

Revision of all compulsory and optional subjects is instrumental in achieving success in the competitive examinations. Revising effectively means much more than simply trying to memorize information to regurgitate in the exam. It involves the following three important aspects:

practice in recalling information in a flexible and 'useable' way;

practice in understandi...


General Knowledge in Pictures

  • Ayesha Yasin
  • Feb, 2017
  • CSS

ASEAN AT A GLANCE

One Vision, One Identity, One Community

Founding states: 5

Member states: 10

Obserever states: 2

Secretariat: Jakarta

Chairman: Rodrigo Duterte

ECONOMIC STATUS

ASEAN is the sixth largest economy of the world if considered a single economy. ...


The Important Events Taking Place in Dec 2016 to Jan 2017

  • AYESHA TAHIR
  • Feb, 2017
  • CSS

Timeline: 17th December — 16th January

17 Dec

Interior minister of Pakistan Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan faced allegations in National Assembly of perpetrating terrorist activities i.e. APS attack, Aug 8 Quetta carnage, in a country by the opposition parties. 

Indian shelling across LOC caused one dead and wounded 8 stud...


Pak-India Relations Updated Facts Relevant to CSS Current Affairs

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Feb, 2017
  • CSS

INTRODUCTION

Relationship between India and Pakistan has always been antagonistic despite both have marked their 70th anniversary.

There has been a series of border skirmishes between India and Pakistan in the year 2016, including firing along LOC, cross border shelling and so-called surgical strike claimed by India.

CPEC, which is a game changer...


MCQs

  • Ayesha Yasin
  • Feb, 2017
  • CSS

CURRENT AFFAIRS

1. ————————— is the largest airport of the world.

a. King Fahd International Airport

b. Beijing Capital International Airport

c. Dallas Worth International Airport

d. Denver International Airport

2. Freedom House is a U.S.-based nongovernmental organization that conducts res...


Interview with AMNA BAIG

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Jan, 2017
  • CSS

CSS-2015 POLICE SERVICE OF PAKISTAN

GLOBAL AGE: OUR READERS WOULD LIKE TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND.

I have a degree in Economics from NUST Business School. I did my Bachelors in 2013 and right after graduating, I started preparing for the CSS Exam.

GA: WHAT WAS YOUR SOURCE OF INSPIRATION TO APPEAR IN CSS?

My fath...


GRAMMAR POINT

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • Jan, 2017
  • CSS

MOST OF THE GRAMMATICAL MISTAKES ARE ABOUT Verb ‘Be’

Verb "Be" and its other forms are also used as auxiliary or helping verbs. You must know which form of verb is to be placed after any form of verb "Be".

To use verb 'Be' or its forms as helping verb

REMINDER

ONE

RULE

Place either 1st form of v...


TAKE A HINT

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • Jan, 2017
  • CSS

WHY DOES A CANDIDATE FAIL IN CSS ESSAY?

Especially addressing the candidates who are going to attempt CSS in Feb, 2017

Essay is the subject which decides one's fortune in CSS in the first 3 hours of the whole CSS examination. Following are a few frequently done mistakes leading to low scoring in the paper of Essay.

Avoiding them will surely make ...


GENERAL KNOWLEDGE IN PICTURES

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Jan, 2017
  • CSS

FACTS AND DISTINCTIVE INFORMATION ABOUT KHYBER PAKHTUNKHAWA

Location

North-western province of Pakistan

It was formerly known as North West Frontier Province (NWFP), but the name was changed in the 18th Amendment on 15 April 2010

It borders the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) to the west and south,...


THE IMPORTANT EVENTS TAKING PLACE in Nov & Dec, 2016

  • AYESHA TAHIR
  • Jan, 2017
  • CSS

Timeline: 17th November — 16th December

Nov 17  

The orders issued by the government have been challenged by the officials of Pak-Turk Educational Foundation as being asked to leave Pakistan by the 20th Nov.

Turkish President Erdogan addressed Pakistan's Parliament for the third time to promote bilateral relationship.

M...


ENGLISH ESSAY ECONOMIC PROSPERITY IS DIRECTLY PROPORTIONAL TO LITERACY RATE

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Jan, 2017
  • CSS

OUTLINE

1. INTRODUCTION

2. RESOURCES TO CREATE ECONOMIC PROSPERITY AND ROLE OF LITERACY AMONG THEM

2.1 Financial, Natural and human resources are the tools to bring about economic prosperity and what is the role of literacy in utilizing them.

3. HOW LITERACY RATE IS SIGNIFICANT FOR ECONOMIC PROSPE...


ENGLISH ESSAY MILITARIZATION OF SPACE— ITS IMPACTS ON CURRENT WARFARE

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Jan, 2017
  • CSS

OUTLINE

1. INTRODUCTION

Space; from pristine place of peace to an undeniably contested arena

2. MILITARIZATION OF SPACE IN RETROSPECT

3. SPACE; AN ULTIMATE STRATEGIC HIGH GROUND

I. Major players in militarization of space

II. U.S space endeavors ; an effort at protecting its hegemony i...


MCQs

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Jan, 2017
  • CSS

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

1. Balochistan shares border with how many provinces of Pakistan

a. 2

b. 3

c. 1

2. What is the capacity of Sahiwal coal power project in its first phase

a. 600MW

b. 660MW

c. 1320 MW

3...


ASSIGNMENT OF THE MONTH CURRENT AFFAIRS

  • KIPS Bureau
  • Dec, 2016
  • CSS

NOTE TO THE READERS:

Following is a precise illustration of a question of 20 marks. Though the content is a combination of relevant facts and analysis, the CSS/PMS candidates are recommended to complement the material adding more detail.

Q. DISCUSS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF GWADAR AND CPEC FOR THE REGION?

ANSWER:

1. INTRODUCTION


INTERVIEW WITH SEEMAL MUSHTAQ PMS 2015 3RDPOSITION

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Dec, 2016
  • CSS

GLOBAL AGE: IS IT LUCK OR HARDWORK, IN YOUR OPINION, THAT PAYS OFF?

SEEMAL MUSHTAQ: Luck favours those who work hard. The only factor which a student can control is the effort he/she puts in his/her studies. Over luck, a student has no control. Thus, in my opinion, one should exclude luck from the equation altogether and focus solely on hard work. It pays off eventually.

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CSS MOCK INTERVIEW AT LAHORE CAMPUS

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Dec, 2016
  • CSS

Mock interview arranged by KIPS was a wonderful experience for a CSS candidates who worry over passing through an unvisited alley of interview. All the members of the panel including the Chairman consisted of veteran officers who devoted their time and diligence to train the candidates for the final stage. The candidates expressed their satisfaction with the interview panel who helped restore their conf...


TAKE A HINT HOW TO MAKE PAKISTAN AFFAIRS A HIGH SCORING SUBJECT( CSS/PMS)

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Dec, 2016
  • CSS

Study Methodology

DIVISION OF SYLLABUS

PORTION OF HISTORY

Recommended books by FPSC (or PPSC for PMS)

CURRENT NATIONAL ISSUES

KIPS Monthly current affairs based Magazine (Global Age)

Newspapers

Latest Economic Survey of Pakistan

CURRENT INTRNATIONAL IS...


GRAMMAR POINTAVOID GRAMMATICAL MISTAKES!

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Dec, 2016
  • CSS

BY KNOWING HOW TO USESOME CONFUSING PREPOSITIONS CORRECTLY

Across/along, above/over, opposite/in front of"

A preposition is a word (one of the parts of speech and a member of a closed word class) that shows the relationship between a noun or pronoun and other words in a sentence.

LET US SEE AN EXAMPLE OF COMMONLY CONFUSED PREPOSITIONS

...

THE IMPORTANT EVENTS TAKING PLACE in Oct & Nov, 2016 Timeline: 15th October — 16th November

  • Sara Sarwar
  • Dec, 2016
  • CSS

15thOct

PTI urged SC to undergo thorough investigation on Panamagate case amid seeking disqualification of PM Nawaz Sharif and his family.

PM Nawaz Sharif urged to solve regional and global issues through peaceful means amid Azerbaijan's president support on Kashmir issue.

16th Oct

Pakistan offered peaceful dialogues to India, to...


GENERAL KNOWLEDGE IN PICTURES

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Dec, 2016
  • CSS

FACTS AND DISTINCTIVE INFORMATION ABOUT BALOCHISTAN

ECONOMIC FACTS

It is the focal point of under construction mega project CHINA PAKISTAN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR (CPEC)

Balochistan is the most resource rich

province of Balochistan

Its economy is largely based on the natural resources it possesses particularly Natura...


MCQs

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Dec, 2016
  • CSS

HISTORY

1. China joined WTO in ____ and turned into world's biggest exporter of goods.

a) 2002

b) 2003

c) 2001

d) 2000

2. The founder of modern Turkey was ____.

a) Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

b) FahriKoruturk

c) TurgutOzal

d) Abdu...


Interview (Specimen)

  • Mirza Waleed Baig
  • Nov, 2016
  • CSS

My interview was held at the Lahore Centre on 11th of January 2016. The interview panel included the worthy chairman FPSC MrNaveed Akram Cheema, Mr. AkhlaqTarrar, Mr. Ahmed Baksh Lehri, Mr. Rizwanul Haq Mahmood and Mr. Imtiaz Hussain Kazi. The panel was very friendly and accommodating. The duration of the interview lasted for about 30 minutes. This is how it went.  
(Mirza Waleed Baig...


CSS Interview How to Make the Most of this Decisive Opportunity?

  • Mehreen Baloch
  • Nov, 2016
  • CSS

For many, the interview phase of CSS is a more daunting process than the written exam and rightly so because it’s but that last decisive step which one has to tread on carefully so as to ascend towards the aspired-for success in CSS. Where the written part of CSS exam requires months of meticulous preparation and entails a virtual struggle against the unknown (for one never knows who would be marking on...


Tips for Attempting the Sociology Examination

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Nov, 2016
  • CSS

Attempting the Sociology examination requires understanding of three core areas/subjects.

Special Techniques to Score High In Sociology Examination

As Sociology requires no prior learning or achievement, it is useful to have a proficiency in Essay Writing

Attempt the Sociology objective questions by applying the technique of POE ...


Grammar Point Avoid Grammatical Mistakes! By Knowing How to Use "Analogy"

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • Nov, 2016
  • CSS

“Analogies make complex subjects easier to understand”

An analogy is a way of stating a comparative relationship between two sets of terms. A and B (of the first set) are related to each other in the same way that C and D (of the second set) are related to each other. An analogy is often represented as follows: A : B :: C : D. For example, "Teacher...


English Essay Post War Recovery Not Possible Without Economic and Security Reforms

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Nov, 2016
  • CSS

Outline

1 Introduction

i.i- War always brings death, destruction and decay in society and leaves the war farers in shatter. It is post war time period that decides the real hero of the wars.

i.ii- Interpretation of key terms- Post War Recovery, Economic and Security Reforms.

2 Precedents from the pages...


The Important Events Taking Place in Sept & Oct 2016 Timeline: 16th September — 15th October

  • Sara Sarwar
  • Nov, 2016
  • CSS

16th Sep

Nawaz sharif presided over a meeting of Hurriyat leaders in Muzzafarabad.

London mayor Sadiq Khan criticized Donald Trump on his visit to US.

The Foreign Office said that India had agreed to provide 'material evidence' required for taking forward the trial in Pakistan of the Mumbai terrorist attacks.

An international i...


General Knowledge in Pictures

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Nov, 2016
  • CSS

Baltic States

Baltic States comprise three neighboring countries, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, situated on the eastern coast of Baltic Sea.

The natives of Latvia and Lithuania are called Baltic People.

All three countries are parliamentary democracies.

Baltic States got independence after First World War, but were occupied by...


MCQs

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Nov, 2016
  • CSS

Current Affairs

1: The third Punjab Education Sector Project will receive ___ from World Bank.

A. $100m

B. $200m

C. $300m

D. $400m

2: Pakistan has ___ formal border crossings with Afghanistan.

A. 8

B. 9

C. 10

D. 11


The Important Events Taking Place in Aug & Sept, 2016 Timeline: 16th August — 15th September

  • Mohammad Sadiq
  • Oct, 2016
  • CSS

16th Aug

China launched the world's first quantum satellite.

17th Aug

India said that it was willing to talk to Pakistan on Kashmir, but only in the context of cross-border terrorism.

Turkey started freeing first of some 38,000 prisoners not linked to the failed coup.

Australia agreed to close a camp for asylum...


Assignment of the Month

  • Iqra Sajjid
  • Oct, 2016
  • CSS

Q. Discuss in detail the efficacy of counter terrorism measures adopted by the government especially with reference to the national action plan?

A: Counter terrorism incorporates the military strategies, practices and procedures applied by the government, law enforcement agencies (LEAs) and other organizations in order to combat terrorism. Pakistan is facing a daunting threat of terr...


General Knowledge in Pictures

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Oct, 2016
  • CSS

Central Asian Countries

Central Asia consists of five independent states.

It extends from Caspian Sea in West to China in the East and from Afghanistan in South to Russia in the North.

Islam is the widely practiced religion in Central Asia.

Central Asia has third largest oil reserves in the world

KAZAKHSTAN


An Interview with Mehdi Maloof 12TH POSITION CSS 2015

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Sep, 2016
  • CSS

GAMagazine: READERS OF GAMagazine WOULD LIKE TO KNOWABOUT YOUR ACADEMIC BACKGROUND.

MEHDI MALOOF: I did my bachelors in business administration from IBA, Karachi.

GAMagazine: WHAT REALLY INSPIRED YOU TO BECOME A PART OF PAKISTAN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE (PAS)?

MM: I wanted to be in a role where I can make as much impact as my capacity allows. PAS wo...


The Important Events Taking Place in July & August, 2016 Timeline: 16th July — 15th August

  • Sara Sarwar
  • Sep, 2016
  • CSS

16th July

Turkish forces loyal to President Tayyip Erdogan crushed an attempted military coup after crowds answered his call to take to the streets in support of the government and dozens of rebels abandoned their tanks.

Social media celebrity, Qandeel Baloch, was strangled to death in her house in Karimabad area, by her younger brother in the name of honour.


The Important Events Taking Place In June & July, 2016 Timeline: 16th June - 15th July

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • Aug, 2016
  • CSS

June 16

The US Senate did not endorse an amendment attached to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would have recognized India as a “strategic defense partner”.

Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Yemen requested to the UN to name the sources of information that led to its blacklisting.

June 17

United Nations members obse...


Interview with Mehreen Baloch

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • Aug, 2016
  • CSS

GLOBAL AGE: GLOBAL AGE CONGRATULATES YOU ON YOUR SUCCESS IN CSS EXAMINATION 2015. BEFORE SHARING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE TELL US ABOUT YOUR ACADEMIC BACKGROUND?

MEHREEN BALOCH: I got my early school education from District Public School and Inter College Khushab, and did matriculation from Siddeeq Public School Rawalpindi. Later I got admission in Islamabad Model College for Girls F-7/...


How did I Score 92 Out of 100 In Everyday Science

  • Rana Muhammad Umer
  • July, 2016
  • CSS

One can score 80 to 90 in Everyday Science (now known as General Science and Ability) provided that one formulates a smart and systematic preparation strategy and execute it in an effective way while solving questions in the examination

I believe in an extended role of luck to play when an aspirant appears in the competitive examination. However, the resolve to do something exceptiona...


The Important Events Taking Place in May & June, 2016 Timeline: 16 May 2016 to 15 June 2016

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • July, 2016
  • CSS

June 15

A UN agency said that drinking very hot coffee and other drinks "probably" caused cancer of the oesophageus.

Israel's top intelligence official offered Saudi Arabia rare public praise for its stance on Iran, which Saudi Arabia rejected. .

Russia warned NATO not to build up its naval forces in the black sea because such a move would unde...


What Important Events Took Place In April/May 2016? Timeline: 16 April 2016 to 15 May 2016

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • June, 2016
  • CSS

April 16th

'Up All Night (Nuit Debout) protest in France. People take part in this movement (demonstration began in March) on the night between April 16 and 17 in opposition to the socialist govt's labour reforms seen as threatening workers' rights. The movement has begun to take on a revolutionary feel

April 17th

The Chotoo Gang (of Punjab's Raj...


Interview Of Akhlaq Tarar

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • June, 2016
  • CSS
GAMagazine: First of all we would like to congratulate you on the behalf of GAMagazine magazine on your brilliant position in CSS examination 2015. You really did a great job. Our readers would love to know about your educational background?

AKHLAQ TARAR: Thank you for the best wishes. As far as my basic qualification is concerned, I am an M Phil in Political Science and my alma mater is the f...


CSS Interview: How To Make The Most Of This Decisive Opportunity?

  • Mehreen Baloch
  • May, 2016
  • CSS

For many the interview phase of CSS is a more daunting process than the written exam and rightly so because it's but that last decisive step which one has to tread on carefully so as to ascend towards the aspired-for success in CSS. Where the written part of CSS exam requires months of meticulous preparation& entails a virtual struggle against the unknown (for one never knows who would be marking on...


What Important Events Took Place In March/April 2016

  • Zahra Maqsood Butt
  • May, 2016
  • CSS

March 15th

The Russian President Putin orders pullout of troops from Syria after fulfilling its objectives. He aims at intensifying diplomatic efforts for a peace deal.

Russia opposes UN sanctions on Iran over missile tests.

EU and Russia launch mission to look for life on Mars. Two robotic spacecrafts began the journey.

March ...


LET'S Go Green

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • May, 2016
  • CSS

“Out of all those millions and millions of planets floating around there in space, this is our planet, this is our little one, so we just got to be aware of it and take care of it”, __Paul McCartney

Environmental Friendly Steps:

A few preventive measures can make a pollution free environment. They are easy to be practiced and sustained. It is rightly said that: "Sm...


Picturing History Early Humans in Africa

  • KIPS CSS Admin
  • May, 2016
  • CSS

Scientists have traced the existence of the first humanlike creatures which are said to be belonging to Africa about 4.4 million years ago in . Human beings and the humanlike creatures that preceded them together belong to a group of beings named Hominids.Their scientific study of physical features,development and behaviour is known Anthropology. They stood about 3.5 to 5 feet tall and walked on two leg...