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Current Affairs (COMPULSORY) (Marks- -100)

Candidates will be expected to display such general knowledge of History,Geography and Politics as is necessary to interpret current affairs.
  • Pakistan's relations with its neighbours.
  • Pakistan's relations with Middle Eastern. African and Far Eastern Countries.
  • Pakistan relations with big powers.
  • International Economic issues and Pakistan.
  • Pakistan's role in regional and international organizations.
  • Nuclear politics in South Asia.
  • Structure of Pakistan's economy, economic planning and development strategies
  • Central Issues and problems in the Educational Systems.
  • Issues in Pakistan Politics.
  • Superpowers and the Issues of World Order.
  • Major Contemporary Crises.
  • Major Economic, social and political issues of the world as reflected and discussed in periodicals and newspapers.

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Suggested Readings


Title Author
India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Great Powers G. W. Choudhry
Main Spring of Indian and Pakistani Foreign Policies S.M. Burke
Pakistan's Foreign Policy S.M. Burke
Pakistan and the Great Powers M Ahsan Choudhry
Pakistan and the UN M Ahsan Choudhry
Pakistan the long view Lawrence Ziring et. al.
Political System of Pakistan Khalid B. Sayeed
Politics in Pakistan Khalid B. Sayeed
World Politics since 1945 P. Calvocrassi
Conflict and Cooperation in the Indian Ocean; Pakistan's interests and Choices Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema
The Security of South Asia Stephen P. Cohen
The Military and Politics in Pakistan Hasan Askari Rizvi
Development Strategies of Pakistan M. L. Qureshi
The Management of Pakistan's economy 1947 to 1982 Ahmed, V., Rashid Ahmed

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