November 2015

If you can Dream it you can Do it

World in Focus (Sept-Oct 2015)

World in Focus

NATIONAL Sep 16: Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif reiterated that terrorists will not be allowed to return to Fata and that the army will remain in the area to complete its job. Sep 16: The federal government removed the names of over 65,000 individuals from the Exit Control List (ECL) and the passport blacklist. Sep 16: The Lahore High Court …

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Css Interview: Do’s & Don’ts

CSS Interview Do and Dont copy

DO Dress professionally. Your personal cleanliness must be immaculate. Greet the panel with a smile. Maintain smiling face during  the interview. Be thorough in your answers, while being brief in your wording. Illustrate your answer instead of saying mere ‘yes’ or ‘no’. Be concise and to the point. Keep your posture straight. Use relevant and formal vocabulary.

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How I got through CSS Interview

css Interview

Interview Panel: Chairman FPSC, Maj General (R) Niaz Khattak, Mrs Batool Iqbal, Mr Abdul Wajid Rana, and Mr Ahmed Baksh Lehri. I entered the room and greeted them with Assalam-o-Alaikum. They answered and Mr Chairman offered me a seat. He started off asking me some questions about my present job to which I responded well, and to his satisfaction. He …

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Psychological Assessment: How it Happens?

psychological assessment

In CSS Exam, Psychological Assessment is the second major evaluation, after qualifying the written part and it determines a candidate’s chances of successful induction into the Civil Services. This precedes the Panel Interview and its basic purpose is the profiling of the candidates. Through various written tests and group activities, the panel of psychologists creates a profile of the candidates …

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Psychological Assessment: An Ultimate Guide for CSS Candidates

psychological assessment

There are numerous articles available on the internet providing guidelines to the CSS candidates appearing for the psychological assessment of their personality domains. However, the instant article contains requisite guidelines and best strategy to get through this crucial phase of your journey to success.  To begin with, the good news is that you have passed the difficult part of CSS …

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Diplomacy: The Art of Restraining Power


Diplomacy is the art and practice of conducting negotiations between representatives of states. It usually refers to international diplomacy, the conduct of international relations through the intercession of professional diplomats with regard to issues of peacemaking, trade, war, economics, culture, environment and human rights. International treaties are usually negotiated by diplomats prior to endorsement by national politicians. In an informal …

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Errors in the Use of Noun


Errors in the use of nouns are very common. Students are advised to read the rules regarding the correct use of nouns very carefully. A Noun, we all know, is the name of a person, place or thing.There are five kinds of noun, viz. i) Proper Noun: Azhar, Razia, Iqbal, Shakespeare.(ii) Common Noun: girl, boy, dog, goat, poet, city.(iii) Collective …

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Dignity Of Man & Equality

Dignity of man and quality

“Indeed, We have given dignity to the progeny of Adam, and bore them across land and sea and provided them with good things for their sustenance, and exalted them above many of Our creatures.”                                             (Bani Israel: 70) Islam accentuates the dignity of man and accords tremendous importance to human life, honour …

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