The Adviser to the PM on Institutional Reforms—Dr Ishrat Hussain denied the news making rounds on media of reduction in the age limit for CSS exams. He said that no such change has been made for the students applying for the Central Superior Services (CSS) exams.
He denied reports of any such changes made either for the government employees or the regular applicants appearing in the competitive exams.
The age limit of the candidates applying for the CSS papers is set at 30 years of age while the relaxation of 2 more years is applicable for the government employees.
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The adviser also rejected the reports of any changes made in the quota reserved for certain parts of the nations in the CSS exams.
A quota is set for the students taking the test from rural and underdeveloped parts of Pakistan.
On the 11th of October, the Federal Public Service Commission—FPSC made the announcement of the results of the 2019 CSS written exam. As many as 14,500 candidates took part in the examination out of which only 372 passed the written test.
The total passing percentage of the students in the exam was 2.56percent.
From next year, the Central Superior Services—CSS aspirants would be undergoing the necessary screening test before getting the permit to take the competitive examination.
PM Khan had already given approval to the decision of conducting the screening test.
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