The Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) has released the results of the CSS (Central Superior Services) examination for the year 2023. This highly competitive examination consistently draws a substantial number of aspiring candidates seeking to join Pakistan’s esteemed civil services.
Here are some key statistics regarding the CSS examination results for 2023:
- Total Applicants: An astounding 28,024 candidates submitted applications to participate in the CSS examination, underscoring the significant interest and ambition among individuals aspiring to pursue careers in Pakistan’s civil services.
- Examination Participants: Out of the total applicants, 13,008 candidates ultimately appeared for the CSS examination, indicating that not all initial applicants proceeded to take the test.
- Successful Candidates: The FPSC has reported that only 398 candidates successfully cleared the examination. These individuals attained the requisite scores and qualifications to advance in the CSS selection process.
- Success Rate: Notably, the success rate for the written component of the CSS examination was quite low, standing at approximately 3.06 percent. This figure is calculated by considering the number of candidates who passed the written examination relative to the total number of candidates who participated in this phase.
The CSS examination is renowned for its rigorous and highly competitive nature. It comprises multiple written papers and interviews, assessing candidates in a wide array of subjects and skills. Achieving success in the CSS examination is a momentous accomplishment, as it opens doors to a career in Pakistan’s civil services, enabling individuals to serve the nation in diverse administrative and leadership capacities.
The relatively low success rate underscores the formidable challenges posed by the CSS examination and the unwavering dedication and preparation it demands. Candidates who do triumph in this examination demonstrate a remarkable depth of knowledge, skill, and commitment to public service, rendering them exceptionally well-suited for roles within Pakistan’s civil services.