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

Time Allowed: 3 hours Maximum Marks: 100

NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks. Be relevant and precise while answering the questions.

1. What are the strategic objectives of America’s increased embroilment in South Asia ‘s power relationship?

2. Assess the growing impact of information technology on Pakistan’s socio-economic and educational complexion.

3. Governance through ordinances has been the hallmark of all regimes, democratic or otherwise, in Pakistan. In this context briefly review Pakistan’s political, constitutional and judicial landmarks.

4. Discuss politics of World Trade Organization and Globalization.

5. The linguistic burden of English, Arabic, Urdu and the mother tongue on learning is a serious issue requiring serious treatment. Analyze.

6. Discuss how Pakistan is affected by political and economic stakes and nuclear concern of Japan in South Asia?

7. Longer period of political stability is the requirement to institutionalize reformist polices whereas the same has not been available in Pakistan. Assess the prospects of recent multiple reforms in the context of this statement.

8. Write notes on TWO of the followings:

(a) Issue of control over Al Quds.

(b) China’s potential as super power.

(c) Ramification of Taliban’s style governance.

(d) IMF’s objectives in funding Pakistan.
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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN B.P.S. – 17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2001

Time Allowed: 3 hours Maximum Marks: 100

Note: Attempt any FIVE questions. All questions carry equal marks.

1. Determine the extent to which the objectives of Americans-led global coalition against the so-called terrorism are achievable.

2. Visualise the post-Taliban Scenario in Afghanistan and discuss its implications for Pakistan.

3. How has the apathetic role of Arab countries complicated the issue of Palestine?

4. Sino-Pakistan collaboration on Gwadar Sea opening will have far-reaching economic and geo-strategic consequences. Comment.

5. The United Nations Organization is being side-lined by denying the peace-making role that legitimately belonged to her. Examine the statement.

6. Evaluate the structural changes introduced in Pakistan’s economy over the past two years.

7. Highlight the constitutional issues affecting Pakistan’s politics since the army take-over in October 1999.

8. Judicious evaluation of examination scripts by the Universities and Boards of Education in Pakistan needs to be ensured. How can it be accomplished?

9. Write notes on any TWO of the following:
(i) Shanghai Cooperation Organization
(ii) Aftermath of Agra-Summit
(iii) Gender prejudices and women empowerment in Pakistan
(iv) Economic consequences or preparation at the World Trade Centre.
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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN B.P.S. – 17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2002

Time Allowed: 3 hours Maximum Marks: 100

Attempt any 5 questions. All questions carry equal marks

Q.1 “In her foreign policy and trade, Pakistan has never benefited fully from her ideal geostrategic location “. Discuss

Q.2 Give a critique of the performance of SAARC since its inception

Q.3 Critically evaluate the US concerns about the production of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)

Q.4 Analyze the role of OIC in the resolution of problems faced by its members

Q.5 “A single catastrophic event –‘Nine Eleven’ – hs turned the entire world topsy-turvy”. Discuss.

Q.6 How has the conflict between US and Iraq affected them and the world at large ?

Q.7 Give a comprehensive appraisal of the revival of democracy after the interregnum of 1999-2002

Q.8 Write notes on any Two of the following :

A Expansion of European Union (EU)
B Communal riots in India
C Kalabagh Dam
D Pakistan’s Pollution Problem
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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN B.P.S. – 17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2003

Time Allowed: 3 hours Maximum Marks: 100

All questions carry EQUAL marks. Write clearly.


1. In the current relationship of mutual dependence, American obligations arc minimal while Piikistani ones are substantial Comment.

2. Globalization, as being shaped by the World Trade Organization in a world of un-cqual nation-slates, has un-managcable implications. Discuss.

3. Give a long-term scenario of Afghanistan and Iraq beyond the perspective of' N ine Eleven'.

4. Highlight the factors and forces, which have contributed to sideline the United Nations Organization in terms of its peace and security role.

5. What are the ground realities inhibiting the capacity of Organization of Islamic conference as an effective body to protect the legitimate interests of Muslim world1?

6. In what ways India-Israel nexus, India-China bilateral relations and
India-Iran gco-cconomic tics affect Pakistan? 1. Debate, National Interests VS Democratic Values in the context of recent political and constitutional developments in Pakistan.

8. Attempt any TWO of the followings:

(a) Current Palestinian situation and the Arab neighbours.
(b) France's policy on Iraq's invasion.
(c) Any one personality of the following:
(i) Noam Chomsky (ii) Arundhati Roy
(iii) Edward Wadic Saeed
(iv) Eqbal Ahmcd (not Allama Iqbal)
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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN B.P.S. – 17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2004

Time Allowed: 3 hours Maximum Marks: 100

All questions carry EQUAL marks. Write clearly.

Q1. Peace process cannot move forward without the sincere and positive efforts of Pakistan and India nevertheless both parties should be mentally prepared to accommodate each others’ sensitivities. Discuss the statement.


2. Highlight the latest developments in relation between China and America.


3. Write short notes on two of the following:
a. SAARC
b. ECO
c. OIC


4. Israel intransigence due to unqualified American support for is the main factor defying the solution of the Middle East dispute. Comment.


5. President Musharaff has rightly said that the greatest danger to Pakistan comes not from without but from within, in the form of religious extremism and sectarianism. Suggest measures to control and curb this menance.


6. Pakistan-China relation are ‘historic and time-tested’ have developed a momentum of their own and are continuing. Elucidate.


7. Students hailing from different classes and exposed to different media of instruction are not only uncomfortable with one another but also hinder the promotion of national integration. Comment.


8. Identify the following and state what brought them in the news recently or lately:
a. Nek Muhammad
b. Amjad Hafeez
c. Tasman Spirit
d. Col, Yang Liwei
e. SMART-I
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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN B.P.S. – 17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2005

Time Allowed: 3 hours Maximum Marks: 100

All questions carry EQUAL marks. Write clearly
2. The new dimensions in Indo US warming up of relations would have serious implications for Pakistan and the world region, discuss

3. The phenomenon of terrorism has occupied center stage in todays world. Highlight the difference between terrorism and a freedom struggle. Discuss the issue of terrorism in the back drop of what is happening in Iraq, Chechenya, Kashmir and Afghanistan

4. America has been bogged down in Iraq and Afghanistan. What would be Americas exit strategy to disengage itself from the prevalent confrontational situation ? discuss.

5. How best can the issue of Provincial Autonomy in Pakistan be resolved within a viable Federal Structure ? Discuss

6. The Gwadar Port would have great strategic significance in addition to its vast economic potential not only for the uplift of Balochistan but for the neighboring countries like China, Afghanistan and Central Asian States, comment.

7. In the Muslim Societies factors like justice, rejuvenation, education and enlightenment, which determine the conditions of human societies are miserable lacking. Analyze the problems confronting the Muslim world in the light of this statement.

8. Analyze the convergence and divergence of interests in Pakistan –Iran relations since the last two decades.