Sunday, October 26, 2008

CSS ESSAY PAPERS 1971 TO 2008

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17 & 16
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 1971
ENGLISH ESSAY

Time allowed: 3 hours Maximum marks: 100
Note: Write an essay in ENGLISH on ONE of the following:

1. Man as part of a design infinitely vaster than himself.
2. Knowledge demands love as its complement.
3. The amusement mania.
4. The art of feature films made in Pakistan.
5. Art and Religion.
6. Education of freedom.
7. Brain-washing.
8. The lessons of the past.
9. Requisites for social progress in Pakistan.
10. How words change our lives?
11. Man is condemned to be free.
12. Leaders and followers.


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
EXAMINATION 1972
ENGLISH ESSAY

Time allowed: 3 hours Maximum marks: 100
Write an essay in English on One of the following:

1. Relevance of Islam to Science.
2. The sanctity of law.
3. Competitive results of planned economy?
4. The sick soul.
5. The strategy of political warfare.
6. “If’ in History.
7. Psychology and its social meaning.
8. Reverence for life.
9. International morality.
10. The divided self and the process of its unification.
11. Statesmen and Diplomatists.
12. The foundations of the feature.



FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1973

Time allowed: 3 hours Maximum marks: 100
1. (a) Make an outline for writing an Essay in English on One of the following subjects:
(b) Write the Essay on the subject you have selected more or less on the basis of the Outline
you have drawn. Develop your ideas logically, at the same time marshalling your facts and
data in such a manner is the writing you produce is not only convincing but also
comprehensive:
i. The Problems of Social. Economic and Political Development in the Third World:
ii. Sino-Soviet Differences;
iii. The Process of Modernization in Pakistan;
iv. Pakistan’s New Constitution:
v. Pakistan Cultural Situation;
vi. Iqbal's Reinterpretation of Islam;
vii. Solar Energy:
viii. Interplanetary Travel;
ix. Existentialism;
x. Archetypes;
xi. Experiment in Literature;
xii. Man’s Physiological and Psychological Relationship with Animals.




FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1974

Time allowed: 3 hours Maximum marks: 50
1. (a) Make an Outline for writing an essay on one of the following subjects:
(b) Write the Essay on the subject you have selected more or lesson the basis of the
Outline you have drawn. Develop your ideas logically, at the same time marshalling
your facts and data in such a manner as the writing you produce is not only convincing
but also comprehensive;
I. Sino-American Relations;
ii. The Arabs versus Israel;
iii. The Role of the Third World in the United Nations;
iv. The Ideology of Pakistan;
v. The Process of Urbanization in Pakistan:
vi. Pakistan’s efforts at attaining self-sufficiency in Food;
vii. The influence of Western Literature:
viii. Aesthetic Values:
ix. The peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy;
x. Wealth in the Sea;
xi. The Measurement of Personality;
xii. Education and Internationalism.


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1975

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50

(a) Make an Outline for writing an essay on one of the following subjects:
(b) Write the Essay on the subject you have selected more or less on the basis of the Outline you
have drawn. Develop your ideas logically, at the same time marshalling your facts and data
in manner as the writing you produce is not only convincing but also comprehensive.
i. A new Economic Order for the World;
ii. Oil Politics;
iii. Soviet-American Detente;
iv. Pakistan’s Efforts at Industrialization:
v. The Role of Banking in the Development of Pakistan;
vi. Agro-Technical Education in Pakistan;
vii. Urdu Literature since 1935:
viii. The Symbolist Movement in Literature and the Arts;
ix. The Uses of Computers;
x. An Evaluation of Various Theories of Psychotherapy;
xi. Pragmatism:
xii. The International Women’s Year.


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1977

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50

(a) Make an Outline for writing an essay on one of the following subjects:

(b) Write the essay on the subject you have selected more or less on the basis of the outline
you have drawn. Develop your ideas logically, at the same time marshalling your facts and
data in such a manner that the writing your produce is not only convincing but also
comprehensive.

i. Apartheid.
ii. The Writer’s Role in an Ideological State.
iii. Some Fashionable Follies of the Modern World.
iv. Urdu Poetry Today.
v. Democracy in Pakistan.
vi. Profile of the Pakistani Voter.
vii. The Knowledge Explosion in the Modern Times.
viii. Our Movies and our National Character.
ix. Inflation - Its Causes and Cures.
x. Conscience versus Command.
xi. Psychoanalysis.
xii. Education for Varied Talents.


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1978

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50
(a) Make an Outline for writing an essay on one of the following subjects:
(b) Write the Essay on the subject you have selected on the basis of the outline you have
drawn.
i. The Nuclear Power Programme in Pakistan.
ii. The Social Role of a writer
iii. Religion and Science.
iv. “Our Sweetest Songs are those that tell Of Saddest thoughts”.
v. The Administrative Corruption and Inefficiency — Its causes and cures.
vi. Suggestions for the Improvement of Educational Standard in Pakistan.
vii. The Use and Abuse of Leisure.
viii. Psychotherapy.
ix. Mass Media and Opinion formation.
x. The Impact of Socio-Cultural factors on Personality Development.


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1979

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50
(a) Make an Outline for writing an essay on one of the following topics:
(b) Write the Essay, based on your outline.
i) Separate Universities for Women.
ii) Spare the Rod and spoil the Child.
iii) “My friend it is the poet’s work
Dreams to interpret and to mark
Believe me that man’s true conceit
In a dream becomes complete!
All poetry we ever read
Is but true dreams interpreted”
(Hans Sachs in Die Meistersinger)
Comment on the Significance of Dreams
iv) The Role of Democracy in a Developing Country.
v) ‘Nationalism’ and 'Super nationalism' in Our Times.
vi) Existentialism-"the alienation of contemporary man from himself and others” has become
one of the themes of modern literature. Say what you know about Existentialist Literature.
vii) Economic Aid and International Development.
viii) “If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary
opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing mankind”. (J.S.) Mill)Discuss.
ix) One today is Worth Two Tomorrows.


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1980

Tune allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50
I. (a) Make an Outline for writing an essay on one of the following topics:
(b) Write the Essay based on the outline you have drawn.
i) Our Cultural Heritage.
ii) My proposals for a Peaceful World in the 1980s.
iii) Pakistan’s Response to the Changing Regional Situation.
iv) Socio-Economic Status of Women in Pakistan.
v) . Islam and Democracy.
vi) Impact of Science on Society.
vii) Theatre of the Absurd.


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1981

Time allowed: 3 hours Maximum marks: 50
1. (a) Make an Outline for writing an essay on one of the following topics:
(b) Write the Essay based on the outline you have drawn.
i) The influence of Religion on Civilization.
ii) The dignity of Labour.
iii) Man is the Slave of Habit.
iv) Remedies for the Reconstruction of our Educational system.
v) Contemporary Pakistani Literature.
vi) Is knowledge - like virtue - its own reward.
vii) The Evils of Prosperity.
viii) Nuclear Technology and the Third World.
ix) Civilization is moulded by Books.
x) The Value of Architecture and its influence on life.

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1982

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50
(a) Make an Outline for writing an essay on one of the following topics:
(b) Write the Essay based on the outline you have drawn.
i) If winter comes, can spring be far behind.
ii) A living dog is better than a dead lion.
iii) Role of Zakat in society building.
iv) Socio-economic situation in Pakistan.
v) Ideological frontiers of Pakistan and its preservation.
vi) Eradication of corruption from society.
vii) Need of moral standards in International Relations.
viii) Role of Press in the Third World.
ix) Necessity is mother of invention.
x) On being a Pessimist.
xi) Values of literature and its influence on life.


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1983

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50
(a) Make an outline for writing an Essay on any one of the following topics.
(b) Write the Essay based on the outline you have drawn.
i) The Oil glut and its implications on balance of power.
ii) Dynamic developments in Pakistan’s social structure.
iii) The institution of Ombudsman - Wafaqi Mohtasib.
iv) Freedom Movement and establishment of Pakistan.
v) South Asian Regional Co-operation - the emergence of a new power bloc.
vi) Human kind cannot bear very much reality.
vii) Value of Faith in a computerized world.
viii) Art as a vehicle of social reconstruction.
ix) Plight of the Third World and urgency of a new economic order.
x) National dynamism and Islamic internationalism.
xi) Small is Beautiful.
xii) Industrial development and environmental pollution.


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1984

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50
Write an essay on any one of the following subjects:
a) Islam as a religion of universal love and peace.
b) Patriotism.
c) Pakistan and the Muslim World.
d) “The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard”.
e) Pakistan’s economic progress during the last seven years.
f) Art and Morality.
g) “If poetry comes not as naturally as the leaves to a tree it had better not come at all”.
h) The Ideology of Pakistan.
i) Role of sports in Character Building.
j) Corruption as the bane of Society.
k) “There is tide in the affairs of men which taken at the flood leads on to fortune”.
l) All that glitters is not gold.


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1985


Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50
Write an Essay on one of the following subjects:
i) “Purpose of life on earth”.
ii) Is Democracy panacea for all political and economic evils?
iii) “Drug Addiction” Its effects, extent and how to combat it?
iv) Dilemma of the water crisis that has hit the country in the middle of 1985, its
relationship, if any. with the lndus Waters Treaty, and how to avoid it in future?
v) What arc the social evils rampant in our society? Discuss them in their order of
importance. How would you eradicate them? What are its implications on Pakistan’s
present and future?
vi) Genesis of the Iran-Iraq War and its repercussions on the two countries, and its effect on
the whole region?
vii) Example of the Holy Prophet Mohammad, Peace Be Upon Him, as a perfect human
being, soldier and administrator.
ix) Pakistan’s achievements towards Islamisation.
x) What is wrong with our educational system? Prepare a charter for its improvement.
xi) Prepare a brief draft brochure for a foreign tourist, describing beautiful scenic spots and
historical places in Pakistan.
xii) Past and future perspective of the Nuclear Disarmament Talks.

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1986

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50

Write an Essay on any one of the following subjects:
1. Child is the lather of man”.
2. “Foreign Aid’ - Is it a blessing or a curse?
3. Dismemberment of Pakistan and its consequences.
4. ‘Nuclear Contamination” - Is the threat real or imaginary?
5. "Blessings and Joys of Adversity”.
6. Interest-Free banking is it fact or fiction?
7. Pakistan’s Health Problems - How would you propose to solve them?
8. What do you understand by the terms Agrarian Reforms and Land Reforms? Have they been
launched in Pakistan, if so, to what effect?
9. “Freedom of the Press”.
10. “We have entered the Computer Age”. What arc the dimensions and prospects of this modern
technology?


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1987

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50
I. Write an essay on any one of the following subjects:
a) Sweet arc the uses of adversity.
b) Eternal vigilance is the price of Liberty.
c) A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
d) The non-aligned movement.
e) Growing debt problem of the Third-World.
fl Human resources development, a Pie-requisite to technological advancement.
g) Corruption and its distorting effect on social and economic structure.
h) Muslim Ummah at the Cross-road.
i) Federalism and national integration.
j) Prime Minister’s Five-Point Progrmme as a blue-print of socio-economic development.
k) Role of agriculture in our economy.
I) Population growth in Pakistan and it implication.


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1988

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50
I. Write an Essay on any one of the following subjects:
a) Machines and the Emotions.
b) “Better to reign in hell, than serve in heaven.”
c) Man does no live by bread alone
d) “What a Piece of work is Man.”
e) Campus violence and declining education standards.
1) Liberation movements and terrorism.
g) Problem of unemployment amongst the educated youth.
h) Resource development and population growth.
i) Canal irrigation and, its contribution to Pakistan’s economy.
j) Party System and democracy.
k) Role of female education in social development.
l) Role of armament manufacturers in destabilizing the thud-world countries.


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1989

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50
Write an Essay on any one of the following subject, first making an outline.
a) There is a tide in the affairs of men. Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.
b) Blow, blow, thou winter wind, Thou art not so unkind.
As man’s ingratitude.
c) Prosperity is a great teacher, adversity is greater.
d) Your recipe for economic prosperity of Pakistan.
e) Pakistan elections 1989; Their effect on country’s politics and common man.
f) Klashnikov and heroin culture and Pakistani youth.
g) I-low can agrarian and labour reforms and cheek on population growth help in
development of Pakistan?
h) Non-proliferation Treaty and Pakistan.
i) The curse of corruption in developing countries with special reference to Pakistan.
j) Islam and women.
k) Is democracy not suited to Muslim genius!’
l) SAARC and the role of India.
m) Does not ‘might is right’ hold good even at advent of twenty first century?

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1990

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50
Write an Essay on any one of the following topics:
a) ‘Man proposes and God disposes’.
b) Work — the Way to Happiness.
c) Sense of Humour.
d) Disadvantages of Being a Gentlemen.
e) Popular Superstitions.
f) Overcrowded Professions.
g) Weather Forecasting.
h) ‘Science without conscience is the ruin of a people’.
i) Table Manners.
j) Sports for Women— Suitable and Unsuitable.
k) Is Democracy Out of Date?
l) Can we abolish Gambling?


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1991

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50
Write an Essay on any ode of the following topics, first making an outline:
a) “The survival of modern civilization depends not on the advance, but on the distribution
of knowledge”.
b) Identify and discuss some of the more serious political, social and economic problems of
Pakistan.
c) United we stand, divided we fall.
d) Discuss the weakness of a national economy based mainly on the export of one or two
natural products used as raw material.
e) “The Artist is the leader of civilized society”.
f) The object of higher education in a developing country.
g) The value of the study of history.
h) The importance of Environment in the formation of personality.
i) All privilege carries with it Responsibility.
j) Religious Toleration.
k) “The concept of national sovereignty is out of date”.
l) Benevolent Despotism.
m) The Power of Imagination.

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1992

Time allowed: 2 hours . Maximum marks: 50
Note: Write an Essay on any one of the following topics, first making an outline:
A) Full many a flower is born to unseen,
And waste its sweetness on the desert air.
B) “Let there be light!” said God,
“And there was light” “ Let there be blood!” says man, and there’s a sea!
C) “….and eat and drink but be not prodigal Lo! “He loveth not the prodigal,” al-Qur’an, VII:
31.
D) An un-Islamic government may last a while, but tyranny cannot endure.
E) The Eight Amendment in the Constitution of Pakistan.
F) Is over population a human capital to be proud of? Discuss with special reference to Pakistan.
G) Unemployment and Pakistani youth.
H) Inflation and the common man. Discuss with reference to Pakistan.
I) Those who will not learn from history shall relieve it.
J) "I disapprove of what you say but l will defend to the death your right to say it.” Valtaire.
K) Procrastination is the thief of time.
L) Resurgence of Central Asia.
M) “Ethnic cleansing” of Bosnian Muslims, repression of Muslims in Occupied Kashmir and
flushing out of Palestinians for a home for the Jews are an insult to human conscience in this
enlightened age of science.


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1993

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50
Note: Write an Essay on any one of the following subjects:
i) “New World Order” Implications for Third World Countries;
ii) Central Asia today: Emerging Political and Economic Patterns;
iii) The quality of life is not measured in terms of calories alone;
iv) in the quest for happiness, success is only one ingredient and is often too dearly purchased;
v) The way to hell is paved with good intentions:
vi) Ideology — a strait-jacket or an instrument of meaningful change;
vii) Human resource: the most critical factor in national development;
viii) What a piece of work is man!” says tragedy_”. What a piece of work indeed”? says
comedy;
ix) Democracy and mass illiteracy do not go together;
x) Local organisation. decentralised planning, and hard work are the key to rural
development;
xi) Deprivation of social development and family planning cannot lead to a promising
future;
xii) “How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have a thankless child.”

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1994

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50
Note: Write an Essay on any One of the following subjects:
1. "The apparel oft proclaims the man”.
2. “Cowards die many times before their death. The valiant never taste of death but once”.
3. Not every one in chains is subdued.
4. Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.
5. Hankering after the past is an admission of one’s inability to shape the future.
6. Energy a critical factor in Pakistan’s economic development.
7. Social Action Programme (SAP).
8. Government sponsored. “Self-employment Schemes” reality or a political gimmick?
9. For democracy to survive, let the Press suffer no curbs.
10. Elimination of “Riba” from the economy . a Commitment and a challenge.
11. ECO (Economic Co-operation Organization) an experiment in regional integration.
12. Afghan peace enigma: implications for Pakistan.
13. Pakistan’s Nuclear Programme: alternative scenarios.
14. Mass Resistance in Occupied Kashmir: Options for Pakistan.


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN GRADES 17
ENGLISH ESSAY
EXAMINATION 1995

Time allowed: 2 hours Maximum marks: 50
Note: Write an essay on any One of the following subjects:

1. Press Freedom and Responsibility.
2. Faith unites, dogma divides.
3. Can Capitalism survive without interest?
4. Nothing is so self-blinding as self-righteousness.
5. Economic and Political development is not possible without social transformation.
6. Pakistan- Afghanistan relations: Post-Soviet withdrawal phase.
7. 50 years of the UN: a critical evaluation.
8. Control of corruption in Pakistani society.
9. Human kind cannot bear very much of reality.
10. Prospects of demographic equilibrium in Pakistan through family-planning.
11. Plight of women and moves for their “empowerment”.
12. Third World Poverty: Dimension and alleviation strategies.
13. Economic planning and development in third world countries: objectives, problems and
prospects.
14. Universe in the light of modern scientific discoveries.


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN B P S —1 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 1996
ESSAY

Time Allowed: 2 Hours Maximum Marks: 50

Note: Write an Essay on any ONE of the following subjects.

1. The greatest of evils and the worst of crimes is poverty.
2. Man was born free and every where he is in chains.
3. Man gets what he strives for. (Al-Quran).
4 ‘1 disapprove of what you say but I will defend to death your right to say it
5 The Press and the nation rise and fall together
6. Eternal’ vigilance is the price of liberty.
7 CTBT and its implications for Pakistan
8 Ravages of flood and their control in Pakistan.
9. Discuss the slogan: accountability first and elections later.
10 The current economic scenario in Pakistan
11. Is a small family necessarily a prosperous family? Discuss critically.
12. How can a man indulge in bribery, and nepotism, and injustice, and extortion, and
deception, without batting an eyelid, if he believes in the Hereafter?
13. The present scenario in Afghanistan against the backdrop of the Soviet debacle
14. The scourge of sectarian militancy and ethnic violence in Pakistan.
15. The causes of female backwardness in Pakistan and an appraisal of the contribution that
women can make to the national development effort.

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
css -1997
ESSAYS
Time Allowed: 2 Hours Maximum Marks: 50

1. Write an Essay on any ONE of the following subjects;
1. Pleasure of idleness.
2. “None but the brave deserve the fair”.
3. Expanding information technology; a curse or blessing.
4. Human development must be the objective of all other developments:
5. Muslim perception of the West, and the Western perceptions of Islam.
6. Civil, war ‘in Afghanistan: Consequences for regional countries.
7. Democracy in Pakistan will remain insecure without strong local self-government
institutions.
8. Fifty years’ of Pakistan: the dreams and the realities?
9. WTO (World Trade Organization) and its implication for developing economies like
Pakistan.
10. In democracy the voter of the vicious and stupid count. But, under any other system
they might “be running the show., -
11. The national economy, and its tribulation.
12. The manner in which it is given is worth more than the gift. .

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN B.P.S.-17 UNDER THE
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 1998
ESSAYS
Time Allowed 2 Hours Maximum Marks 50

1. Pakistan as leader of the Islamic World in the 21st Century. ,
2. The World economic scenario and Pakistan’s place in it..
3 Danger of a nuclear war in the years to come
4 “Frailty thy name is Woman”
5 The role of science in the next century
6. The United Nations: its triumphs and failures since its inception. ‘ . -
7 My philosophy in life
8 Literature transmits incontrovertible condensed experience from generation to
generation. In this way literature becomes the living memory of a nation
9 History as ‘the biography of great men
10. Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains”
11 A review of the political and economic developments in the world during the 20th
century.
12 All life is a game of power. The object of the game is simple enough to know what
you want and to get it.

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN B.P.S. 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 1999
ESSAY
Time Allowed 2 Hours Maximum Marks :50

NOTE: Write an Essay on any ONE of the following subjects:

1. “And who so is saved from narrow-mindedness — such are they who are successful". (Al-
Quran).
2. Self—Esteem. .
3. Is the world ready for the Gene Age?,
4. Risk of ‘Soviet Syndrome’ for Pakistan.
5. “The cream rises to the top, so does the scum”.
6. Gender Discrimination. ‘
7.’ “The struggle to raise’ a nation’s living standards is fought first and foremost in the
classroom”.
8. ‘ Piety at public expense...
9. “For forms, of government, Let fools contest; whatever is administered best is best”.
10. Renaissance in the Muslim World: Prospects and Perils.
11. “Most of the history is Guessing, and the rest is prejudice”.
12... Decay of idealism in Pakistan.

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN B. P. S. -17 UNDER
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2000.
ESSAY

TIME. ALLOWED: 3 HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100

NOTE: Write a comprehensive and analytical essay on ONE of the following topics:

1. Good governance and the role of the public servant.
2. Sweet are the uses of adversity. . :
3. Hero-worship is the strongest where there is least regard for human freedom".
4. Advancement in science and technology is the gateway to the ‘economic prosperity of a
country.
5. The barbarity of ethnic cleansing.
6. "Education make a people easy to lead, but ‘difficult to drive, easy to govern, but
impossible to enslave". ‘ ,
7. "We never know the worth’ of water till the well is dry.
8. Progressive alleviation of poverty in Pakistan ban overview.
9. "If you wish the sympathy of broad manes, then you must tell them the crudest and most
stupid things". ...
10. Moral standards. in international relations.
11. "Personal liberty is the paramount essential to human dignity and human happiness". .
12. "The purification of politics is an iridescent dream".

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN B. P. S. -17 UNDER
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2001.
ESSAY

TIME. ALLOWED: 3 HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100

Note: Write a comprehensive and analytical essay on ONE of the following topics:

1. “Turn not thy cheek in scorn towards folk nor walk with pertness in the land”. (Al-
Quran)
2. Economic prosperity of a nation is directly proportional to the level of literacy in it.
3. “Justice delayed is justice denied”.
4. National integration.
5. “Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes”.
6. It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
7. On tolerance.
8. Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
9. He who eats the fruit should at least plant the seed.
10. “The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your arm”.
11. Public office is a public trust
12. Devolution of power in Pakistan.


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FEDERAL GOVT. GRADES 16 & 17 COMPETITIVERECRUITMENT EXAMINATION, 2002
ESSAYTime ALLOWED: 3 Hours
Maximum MARKS: 100

Write a comprehensive and analytical essay on ONE of the following topics.
1. World scenario in 21st century and Pakistan's Role in it
.2. International Crisis in Terrorism.
3 "Every art is an imitation of nature".
4 Higher Science Education in the developing countries.
5 Austerity as a solution of all our economic problems.
6. "Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary".
7. Higher Economic problems in Pakistan and how to. meet them.
8. , "A little philosophy inclincth man's mind to atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeth man's minds about to religion".
9. Art and Morality.
10. "Of all the needs a book has, the chief need is that it be readable".
11. "Education ahs for its object the formation of character".
12. Need for serious planning in technical education in Pakistan


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONCOMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS INPBS-17,
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT,
2003ESSAY
TIME ALLOWED : THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100

NOTE: Write a comprehensive and analytical essay on ONE of the following topics. Write clearly.
1. Formal and Casual dressing Codes.
2. Attitude of indifference.
3. "Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change".———Kung Fu-lzu Confucius.
4. Dilemma of the water and energy crisis in Pakistan.
5. Art Critics and reviewers.
6. Young habits die-hard.
7. Existentialism.

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONCOMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS INPBS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2004ESSAY


1) Humanism
2) The end of cheap oil
3) All recorder history is contemporaneous
4) Pluralistic vision of Islam
5) Longing for Love
6) "A long Dispute means that both parties are wrong"
7) Modern Banking, finance and employment are part of one single paradigm
8) Peer Pressure


FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONCOMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS INPBS-17,
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT,
2005ESSAY

1. Strategies for the alleviation of poverty.
2. Socio-Economic Challenges faced by Pakistan.
3. Estrangement from our own culture is driving us on the verge of collapse, not just our identity but also morality.
4. Reforms in Examination systems
5. Persecuted poor woman.
6. The search for truth.
7. Islam versus the West.

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONCOMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS INPBS-17,
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT,
2006ESSAY

1.Truth in short supply
2.Liberalism
3.Humour in Urdu literature
4.Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Pakistan
5.Personalization of Pakistani Politics
6.Global warming
7.Nuclear Weapons are 'not only a great peril, but a great hope'
8.'Brain, like hearts, go where they are appreciated'
9.'Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny'
10.'There comes a time to put aside principles and do what's right'
11.'We grown too old soon and too late smart'
12.'Every solution breeds new problems'

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONCOMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS INPBS-17,
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT,
2007ESSAY


1-The more developed a country, the more leathly it is armed.
2- Higher Education as an agent of change
3- The future of mankind in a global warming perspective
4- The image of Islam in the western world and responsibilities of the Muslim Ummah
5- A country is backward because it's people are backward
6- Globalization and electronic media
7- The present system of Education must assume some of responsibilities of our failure
8- Politics is the art of possible
9- Terrorism as a new threat to the contemporary world
10- The state of women rights in Pakistan

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONCOMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTSIN BPS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2008.ESSAY

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100

Note: Write a COMPREHENSIVE ESSAY (2500-3500) on any ONE of the give topics. Make sure you use forms of discourse e.g. description, narration, illustration etc.

1.Moral depravity is the root cause of poverty.
2.Peace the essential message of our religion
3.Time management is the key note of success.
4.Lack of discipline - a national disaster.
5.Materialism in the death of spirituality.
6.Poetry is teh highest form of expression - the greatest proof is the Holy Quran.
7.Dreams for future rely on the work of today.
8.Can be prevent the Third World War?
9.Global Warming, fact or fiction?
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