In Pakistan, CSS stands for Central Superior Services. This is a type of exam in Pakistan. On this page, we provide information about CSS Exam in Pakistan, Admission in CSS, CSS age Limit, Eligibility Criteria for CSS, the application process, exam pattern, syllabus, and other information.

CSS Exam in Pakistan

Important information about CSS exam in Pakistan is given on this page. Link to the CSS Past Papers, next CSS exam rules, subjects selection, and general information in PDF are given below:

Important Dates For Next CSS Exam 2022

  • Last Date to for Online Application: October 2021
  • Last Date to submit the hard copy of the online application form with required documents: November 2021
  • Cut-off Date to determine eligibility criteria: 31 December 2021
  • Commencement of CSS Exam 2022: February 2022

Eligibility Criteria For CSS Exam


Both male and female can apply for CSS exam in Pakistan.


Only Pakistani nationals are eligible to apply.


14 years of education (Graduation) with a minimum of 2nd division or Grade ‘C’ is required to apply.

CSS Age Limit:

The age limit for the CSS exam is from 21 – 30 years. The age is calculated on 31st December of the preceding year. For example, for a candidate who has to appear in the CSS exam in the year 2022, his/her age will be calculated on 31 December 2021.

CSS Examination Centers

Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) conducts CSS examinations in the following cities of Pakistan:

  • Abbottabad
  • Bahawalpur
  • D.G. Khan
  • D.I. Khan
  • Faisalabad
  • Gilgit
  • Gujranwala
  • Hyderabad
  • Islamabad
  • Karachi
  • Lahore
  • Larkana
  • Multan
  • Muzaffarabad
  • Peshawar
  • Quetta
  • Rawalpindi
  • Sargodha and
  • Sukkur

CSS Admission Fee

The admission fee for written CSS exam is Rs. 2200.

CSS Exam Date

CSS exam in Pakistan is taken each year in the month of February for recruitment to the posts in BS-17.