The examination will include the following subjects and each subject will carry the marks shown against it.
There will be two papers of 100 marks each of the subjects which carry 200 marks. In other subjects there will be one paper. Each paper will be of 3 hours duration.
The candidates should expect some objective type questions (MCQs) in compulsory and optional papers except in the papers of essay, applied mathematics and pure mathematics.
A Guideline of the syllabus of the subjects in alphabetical order is given in Annex B of CSS Competitive Examination Rules, 2019.
The three papers of general knowledge (GK-I, GK-II and GK-III) are to be passed collectively by scoring 120 marks out of 300.
Compulsory subjects (600marks) are-