Eligibility Criteria for Applying CSS Exams


Eligibility Criteria for Applying CSS Exams for all those candidates who are wishing to apply for the CSS competitive Exams, These eligibility criteria is listed here according to the latest rules and relation from Federal Public Service Commission FPSC the authority that conduct the CSS exams every year from the candidates. These rules and regulations changes every year a little bit so it is very important for all the candidates to stay up to dated from all the latest updates and rules if that candidates want to get good marks in the competitive exams. If you are not upto dated then it is about to impossible for you to get passed in that examination. This CSS exams are taken from the wishing candidates every year so here are the complete eligibility criteria for all those students who want to appear in this exams.

Eligibility Criteria for Applying CSS Exams

Eligibility Criteria for Applying CSS Exams

A candidate has to fulfill these conditions to apply for the CSS competitive examinations.

Age Limit for CSS Exams:

  1. The Age of the candidates appearing the CSS exams must be in between 18 Years to 28 years old.
  • The upper age limited for the candidates will be relaxed for two years from the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste and Buddhist community so the relaxed age for this community is 30Years old.
  • All those candidates who are applying from the recognized tribes must have to attach a certificate to be issued by political Agent or DCO of the district. The areas of the Tribes included in this rule are Balochistan, Tribal Areas of D.I. Khan, Frontier States of Peshawar, Rajanpur District, Mardan and Hazara Division
  • All those candidates who are permanent resident of Azad Jammu & Kashmir have to submit a certificate that is being issued by Kashmir Affairs Division of the government of Pakistan
  • The candidates from the northern areas of Gilgit, Diamir, Baltistan, Ghizar and Ghanche also have to submit the certificate issued by the DCO or Political agent
  • In case of candidate is applying from the Azad Jammu and Kashmir but it is a government servant and his service limit is 2 years or more than two years than a 2 years relaxation to that candidate is also provided by the authority so he can apply till 30 Years old.
  • Date of birth will not be changed in any case so do provide your date of birth correctly

Note: Candidates who are an government employee but are in Nationalized Banks, State Bank of Pakistan, WAPDA, Regulatory Authorities or any other institution that is semi autonomous bodies could not enjoy the age relaxation of 2 years so do keep in mind that rule.

Education Requirement For CSS Exams

  • A candidates who are applying for the CSS Competitive exams must hold a Bachelor degree in any faculty from any HEC recognized Universities of Pakistan or education which is equivalent to that degree if have completed from Foreign university.
  • Candidates must have hold 2nd Division in the Bachelor Program
  • In case that candidates is not able to hold the 2nd Division then the only way he or she can apply for the CSS exams is that the 2nd grade must be captured in the master degree program and then apply for the CSS.
  • The decision of the equivalence degree if done from foreign University that which degree is equivalent and which are not are in the hands of the commission only.

Nationality and Regional Quota for CSS Exams

  • All those candidates who are applying for the CSS Exams must hold the nationality of Pakistan or from the state of Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
  • All those seats that are allocated on the prescribed provincial or regional quota will be decided and provided from the domicile certificate of the candidates.
  • Candidates must be register under the Pakistan Citizenship act must have to attach the copy of citizenship
  • Those candidates whoa are not register under the Pakistan Citizenship Act yet but has claimed for the approval of this act must have to provide evidence and submit proof with the application form
  • All the candidates applying from the state of Azad Jammu & Kashmir must have to attach a application certificate which is being issued by the Kashmir Affairs Division in support of his or her Claim.
  • All those candidates of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir are consider to be eligible who will provide the domicile and permanent resident certificate which is also issued by the Kashmir Affairs Division of the territory otherwise the form will not be entertain in any case.
  • Domicile that is submitted by the candidates will not be changes or replace with the other city or district domicile if it is accepted by the commission.
  • The candidates who marry to a person who is not a citizen of Pakistan is not eligible to apply for the CSS exams.
  • All those candidates who hold dual nationality must have to surrender his or her foreign nationality and should inform the government of Pakistan before the joining of the civil service academy.
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  1. hina says:

    AOA…i hav recentiy done mbbs .can i take part in css exams.plzzzz must rply

  2. awais says:

    sir recently i have done my ca inter can i apply for css?

  3. Mohammad Anwar says:

    how many subject select from each group

  4. Mohammad Anwar says:

    how many Min and Mix subject select from each group

  5. Hammad ur Rehman says:

    Sir i have Done FSc Pre-Engineering as well as Software Engineering and my age is 26yrs, Am i eligible for CSS Exams.

  6. ayesha says:

    can i appear in CSS exam after doing CA??? plz reply

  7. Ali says:

    Sir i have done b.tech mechanical . Am i eligible for css exam?

  8. rabia says:

    i am doing b.s hons and i am in 2nd semester.i have done matric in 1st division and fsc pre medical in 1st division .am i eligible for css exam. rply me.

  9. awais khan says:

    i have second devision in matric ,1st devision in d.com and 1st devison in b.com, can i apply for css exame?????

  10. ghulam hussain says:

    sir kya matric aur fa ki divison bi mani jati hai aur in main bi secnd divison ka hona zaroori hai plzz rply

  11. Ghazal says:

    b.a pass candidate can apply for css??? plz must reply sir

  12. shamim says:

    sir please tell me full criteria to take admission in css

  13. umer says:

    I m 30 years old can i apply CCS

  14. Hina khan says:

    software engineer can give the css exams????
    plz give me a answer

  15. yasin says:

    i have done alevels …can i appear for css exam…plz reply plzzz

  16. nazia says:

    I’m of 18 can I apply fr CSS? M I eligible???

  17. Ab KHAN says:

    i haVe done b.com (private) in 2nd division m i eligible f0r css exams,kindly reply As so0n as p0ssible…

  18. Saima Khan says:

    What is the last date applying for ccs exam 2014

  19. Dr nidashahid shahid says:

    I shall b 28 of age on 3rd December 2013.m Still on central contract of gov of Punjab from May 2011.m I eligible to appear in CSS exam upto age of 30

  20. kamran suleman says:

    my qualification is B.A with 3rd division .can i eligibe for css

  21. irfan says:

    can u help me about css,,,,

  22. sarwat says:


    iam doing mba from hamdard university and in last semester. I have done my B.B.A in 1st devision.please guide me about subject selection criteria and how I can apply for CSS exam 2014.

  23. Aroosa Fayyaz says:

    i want to take part in css of 2014 pease help me out

  24. hameed says:

    sir plz tell me ism how to soil css paper

  25. laraib says:

    can i appear 4 css exams in 2014

  26. laraib says:

    aoa i am 27 years old will 28 year in june 2013
    .ans me m really worried

  27. Govt says:

    yes u r elligible

  28. rashid says:

    sir i passed Electrical(telecom) engg from comsats university wah cantt campus. am i elligible ?

  29. noney says:

    salam i have done half of my engineering that is 4 semesters can i appear in css exams or i have to complete my degree first?

  30. zain says:

    sir i have done b.com in second division i am eligible for css or not?

  31. hiba says:

    I have done my B.A and i want tu do css am i eligible to do it?? how can i apply for it

  32. Abdul Mannan says:

    sir i am doing MBA from UET lahore.and i have done B-COM in 2nd division …plz guide me will i appear in CSS exam’s.this time my age is 25 years.

  33. usaid says:

    if ur in government service than its 30 years other wise ur not eligible

  34. sara says:

    Why so much leniency for the people having Indian life partners,very strange and ridiculous for me,Married people with indian should be also disqualified,rather they should be strictly disqualified.

  35. M. Farhan Anees says:

    My last education is B-TECH (Electrical)Pass, Should I appear in CSS Exam.

  36. Farah Naz says:

    Is only the MBBS degree not a valid criterion for taking CSS examination now? should i get a B.Sc degree first?

  37. vreesha khan says:

    i am in final yr MBBS,can i appear in the css exam after this??which subjects i should preffer?

  38. Anees says:

    AOA. Can I take online exam for the CSS?

  39. Arslan says:

    Sir I have 1st Devison in Matric and 2nd Devison in Inter and Also 1st Devison in bachelor.
    Can I appear in CSS exam.
    Plz guide.

  40. Atif rehman says:


  41. swaiza noman says:

    i want to appear in CSS exam my age is 28 now is it possible?

  42. Sheraz says:

    send me complete informations about css thanks

  43. Sheraz says:

    assalam u alaikum , how are you doing , my age is 25 , am i eligible for css and what is the age limit for civilians , please reply

  44. M IRFAN IBRAHIM says:

    THANX iRfan

  45. sadam khokhar says:

    only 3 time can u appear in css examsi think.

  46. sabahat tajamal says:

    i hv recently completed my b.sc nursing. now i want to know i can appear in css exams or not?if yes then guide me about admission and subject selection.

  47. arshad javed says:

    sir,i completed my graduation degree B.com(HONS)from Punjab University Lahore.know i want to appea in CSS exam so kindly tell me complete procedure of exam and also about subjects.i belong to KPK Hazara Division.MY date of birth is 20/04/1982.thanks for regardin..

  48. Muhammad Bilal says:

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  49. sitara mujahid says:

    i have done msc applied chemistry and i want to do css,guide me about subject selection and whole procedure of css.plz guide me.

  50. adnan akbar says:

    want to have knowledge about the css.

  51. ghulam siddique says:

    this is a very nice policy for hardworking students.

  52. zia ullah says:

    sir please tell me how to i prepare myself for css exame

  53. zia ullah says:

    a best one service even provided for desired people

  54. mehwish mumtaz says:

    sir i like to give appear in this progrm.now i do m.a in international relation.i have no idea when exams start .please tell me.

  55. Fouzia sadiq says:

    plz inform me about application procedure 2012

  56. awais jutt says:


  57. Muhammad Sumair says:

    i done my A level may i qualify for CSS exams.

  58. ramiz khan says:

    sir plz tell me that bout the whole procedure of ccs exam and guide me that when it will arrange in this year thnks plz inform me

  59. zoya says:

    jis ny 2011 aur 2012 main graduation complete ki hu..kia wo 2013 main css ky exam dy sakta hy plz inform me???

    • zubair says:

      yes da sakhtha hai zoya orkips acadmy say detail patha karwaoo ap sub detail mil jay gi ap ko ke kia prerequisites hai CSS ke liye

  60. saeed says:

    please guide me about english daily news paper

  61. saeed says:

    i have appeared in B.A exam and now i am free guide me about CSS exam. ( whan i apply and how i prepare this exam)..i shal be very thankfull to you.

  62. Farhan shakir says:

    i request to the deppartment to guide me the subject selection and submission form.i shal be very thankfull to you.

  63. Abrar ali khan says:

    plz it is my core request to the govt of Pakistan and to those deptt who are holding such Competitive exams plz put my submission and grant relaxation in age plzzzzzzzzz just 2 years only for the sack of paki future

  64. usman ijaz says:

    i want to appear in css exam plz tel me da whole criteria r procedure abt css….

  65. dr rafia says:

    salm. i need help to know ifi could appear in the exam via relaxation of age limit or not.
    actually i am born 1980. doing job since last 6 years in autonomus body LUMHSjamshoro. since thr rules say that i am not eligible for exam.is thr any way out that i could get relaxation.plz help me

  66. Awais Ahmad says:

    when i can submit the application form.and when the advertisement opens?

  67. zeania zahra says:

    salam. i want to apply for css exam and want to b a csp officer. i have heared that 2010 exam result has not decleared still now

  68. sumiera says:


  69. Shah Fawad Khan says:

    After 14 years education a person should be eligible for css exam whose age is now 25 years old.

  70. zahoor ahmed says:

    dear all..above mentioning their area of interest stressing for only how to apply for css. so my brothers and sisters , for your kind information there is a manual available in the market that contains all the requirements for eligibility for css competitive examination.
    Don’t worry you will be better guided also by the books available in the market with unsoved papers. all mendatory requirements are there. you have to just go on the book shop ask for css previous papers….in the beginning of that book every bit of information is prescribed for the better guidance of students…….. i hope you will be getting necessary information required. May Allah bless you with his mammoth of mercy…….. Allah Nigihban

  71. aqib khan says:

    i want 2 know how we can apply in Css

  72. shujah-ur-rehman says:

    AoA,i want to appear in css exams kindly guide me,and also tell me how much number of chances for me?(means how many times i can appear in the exams?)

  73. Saad Khattak says:

    currently em doing electrical telecom engineering. i did ma 5th smster, i heard that if some did half engineering degree he have the eligibility to site in css exam i want to know how i can apply some body tell me ????

  74. Saleem khan marwat says:

    Syeda g after completion of ur house job then u r aligibl to appear in css exam, if u compled ur house job,then insahaalah after 1 week the exam will b available in market as well as on net.but 31st december is the last date of submision of forms.

  75. syeda says:

    i want to apear in css exame n i am medical student how can i?

  76. Ahmad Ashraf says:

    i want to apply 4 css exam 2012 plz guide me

  77. AATIF RAI says:

    can i eligible for CSS Exam after becoming a engineer or doctor
    sir plz tell me soon
    i have to decide about my future

  78. Dinar Alam Taj says:

    I’m a complete ACCA, Am i eligible for the exams? please guide me

  79. iffat says:

    i wanna apply for css exams, please tell me the whole procedure how to apply and from where to get the forms and all that

  80. CEEEZ ABBAXI says:

    Please giude me how can i apply for css exam in 2011-12 and when i can sub,it app?

  81. ali says:

    plz tell me about the procedure of applying…..your web is complicated a bit.so guide us through mail plz…..

  82. Muhammad zahid minhas says:


  83. sana ameer says:


  84. RUBINA says:


  85. naveed ahmad says:

    I want to appear in CSS exam Held in 2011-12 when I can Submit application.
    Plz gide me What I Should DO?

  86. sasha says:

    I want to know the whole procedure 4 applying css exams

  87. nimra akhtar says:

    how many times a candidate could appear in css exams

  88. waseeq says:

    I want to appear in CSS exam Held in 2011-12 when I can Submit application.
    Plz gide me What I Should DO?


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