TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART-I (MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART-I (MCQS) MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART-II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80
(i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q.Paper.
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
Question No. 2: What will be the strategic and political implications of the US withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty, and how is it impacting the arms control arrangements between the great powers?
Question No. 3: What are the similarities and differences between Nagorno-Karabakh and Kashmir conflicts?
Question No. 4: Last two decades have seen the rise of the right as a parent challenge to the liberal democracies throughout the world. What are the causes of this rise and how can states attend this challenge?
Question No. 5: Most of the major political parties have committed the creation of the new provinces in Pakistan. Should new provinces be created or not, in Pakistan? Elaborate your answer by giving references from the new province debate.
Question No. 6: Some scholars term Afghan peace deal as the US withdrawal deal. Do you agree? Answer the question while discussing the contours of the Afghan peace process.
Question No. 7: How is militarization of artificial intelligence and computing revolutionizing the military affairs?
Question No. 8: Delineate the ways in which Covid-19 has affected the contours of the contemporary world order.