Screening Test for CSS 2022 exams

CSS 2022 MCQ Based Preliminary Test (MPT)

Many students have been keep on asking us: "Is there any screening test for CSS 2022?" Our answer is, “Well, yes.”

On 27th October, 2021, the federal cabinet has approved a proposal for introducing screening test prior to written examination for the Central Superior Services (CSS) 2022 exams. Those candidates who will qualify the screening test will be eligible to appear in the written examinations. The introduction of screening test will reduce the number of students and the processing time of the recruitment process.

The FPSC has confirmed that the Screening Test (also called, CSS MCQ Based Preliminary Test, MPT) will be conducted on 20th February, 2022 and the results for the screening test will be announced within 10-15 days. The main (or written) examination be held on 30th May, 2022.

CSS 2022 - MCQ Based Preliminary Test (MPT)

Dates to Remember

CSS 2022 Advertisement

14th November, 2021

Online Applications for Prelim MCQ Test

14th November - 15th December, 2021

Conduct of Test & Posting of Answer Key on Web

20th February, 2022

Official Result Announcement

7th March, 2022

Forms & Documents from MCQ Test Qualifiers

8th – 25th March, 2022

Main Written Examination (commencement date)

30th May, 2022

CSS 2022 - Screening Test Syllabus

We have got this syllabus from the summary which was presented before the cabinet.

S. No.


Marks (200)


Islamic Studies (Civics and Ethics: Non-Muslims may opt for Civics and Ethics or Islamic Studies)



Urdu (Grammar Usage and Translation)



English (Vocabulary, Grammar usage, and Comprehension)



General Ability (Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Logical problem solving, and Analytical problem solving)



General Knowledge (Everyday Science, Current Affairs, and Pakistan affairs)


CSS 2022 - Screening Test (Instructions)

These are the notable instructions for the Screening Test (or CSS MCQ Based Preliminary Test, MPT). Candidates should be mindful in this regard.

  1. CSS MCQ Based Preliminary Test (MPT) will be effective from CSS CE 2022.

  2. Mandatory Qualifying Test for appearing in Main Written CSS CE 2022.

  3. Appearance in MPT will not be counted as a chance.

  4. MPT will comprise of 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) of One Mark each.

  5. No Negative Marking.

  6. Time duration will be 200 Minutes.

  7. Qualifying Threshold: Overall 33% Marks (66/200).

  8. Answer key will be uploaded on FPSC website on same day after conclusion of exam.

  9. Candidates will be allowed to take carbon copy of answer sheet.

  10. MPT will be a knowledge-based test.

  11. Score of MPT will be valid only for the same year’s CSS CE and will not be counted towards overall marks determining final merit position.

  12. Cut-off date to determine eligibility in terms of age, qualification, domicile etc. is 31.12.2021.

  13. Fee for MPT will be Rs. 500/- (Non-Refundable).

  14. Except MPT, there will be no change in the Main Written Examination Scheme and Syllabus of CSS Competitive Examination.

CSS 2022 - Screening Test (Our Module)

We are offering the complete preparatory session for the CSS 2022 Screening Tests. Those who're interested can check the given details in this connection.

Features included in our session —

  • Personalised one-on-one guidance and student-centric approach

  • Topic-wise exclusive (for General Ability) and Referral lectures

  • Provision of notes in hard copy using leopards courier (click here to download the sample pages)

  • 50+ Topic-wise practice tests (2600+ MCQs) in on-line format with instant results

  • Assignments/ Tasks for the very important topics of the screening test

  • Affordable fee structure for every candidate i.e. 3500 Rs only.

  • Q&A Sessions & Discussion forum to ask the concerns.

Topics to be covered in our session —

  • English (Grammar Rules & Vocabulary)

  • Pakistan Studies & History Timeline

  • Islamic Studies & History Timeline

  • Everyday Science or General Science 

  • Current Affairs (as of October 2021)

  • General Ability 


  • The complete charges for the session are 3500 Rs only (including courier charges).

  • If you need our book only, it will cost you 1100 Rs (including courier and three mock tests). The content is duly verified.

  • Exclusive classes for the General Ability will be conducted using Free Conference Call app. Timing will be 9:30 pm (2-3 classes per week).

  • The payment can be made using Jazz cash, Easypaisa or e-banking (using Meezan bank).

  • The duration of the whole session is 2.5 months.

  • Be sure to follow the given study plans strictly.

  • Admissions are open till seats available.

Study Resources for Self-studies

  1. Encyclopaedia of General Knowledge by Ch. Ahmed Najib

  2. Any online sources to prepare for the Current Affairs portion

  3. Also revise the 20-year past papers' MCQs of CSS compulsory subjects.

To get enrolled in our session, click here to WhatsApp us or contact us using 'Get in Touch' tab. Any queries, feel free to ask. Thank you.