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FPSC CSS Examination Persian Subject Syllabus

FPSC CSS Examination Persian Subject Syllabus

PAPER – I (Marks:100)
Course Outline

1. (a) Origin and development of the language.
(i) Elementary information about; Avesta, Old Persian and Pahlavi languages.
(ii) The advent of Persian prose and poetry in the present script in the Islamic era.
(iii) The earlier Persian prose writers and poets up to 4th century H/10th century A.C.

(b) Significant features of the grammar of the language.

Outline : (i) Grammar
The three tenses, imperative mode (Affirmative and Negative) and muzara for present and future tenses.
(ii) Translation of simple English passage into Persian.

2. Literary History and literary criticism-Literary movements, classical background, Socio-Cultural Influences and modern trends: Origin and development of modern literary genres.

(i). The literary history should include the development of Persian language and literature, besides Iran in Afghanistan, the Indo-PakisSub-Continent and the Persian speaking areas of the Former USSR.
(ii). In classical background. the four styles known as Khurasani, Iraqi. Hindi and Revivalist may be studied.
(iii). In the literary movements the revivalist and purist movements, and in the modern trends, the adaptation of Western loan words in Persian language needs to be emphasized

3. Short essay in Persian

PAPER – II (Marks: 100)

The paper will require firsthand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the candidate’s critical ability.

(a) Texts

Farrukhi Seestani. (Qasida on the conquest of Soomnath)
Unsar-ul-Maali Qabus (Qabus Nama). Last Chapter 44
Rumi Masnavi: Daftar (1st half upto Dastan-e- Peer-i- Changi)
Saadi Gulistan. (Chapter 7 & 8)
Hafiz. (Diwan upto radif Re)

Asrar-i-Khudi upto Murhilah-e-Siwum Niabat-e-IIahi.
Javid Nama

FPSC CSS Examination Economics Subjects Syllabus

FPSC CSS Examination Economics Subjects Syllabus

Marks : 200
PAPER – I (Marks:100)
Course Outline
1. Micro Economics
Consumer behavior, Determination of market demand and supply, theory of the Firm, Producer’s equilibrium, Pricing of the factors of production.
2. Macro Economics
Basic Economic Concepts, National Income Accounting, Consumption Function and Multiplier, Determination of equilibrium level of income and output, Inflation.
3. Money and Banking
Functions of Money, Quantity Theory of Money, The Fisher and Cambridge Formulations. Systems of note issue, Credit Creation, Functions of Central Banks, Instruments of credit control, Theory of Liquidity Preference.
4. Public Financing
Government expenditure. Sources of Government Revenue, Types of taxes, Incidence of different taxes, Public Debt, Objectives, methods of repayment. Deficit financing.
5. International Trade
Theory of Comparative costs, Arguments for Protection, Balance of payments, International liquidity. International Money and Banking Institutions.

PAPER-II (Marks:100)
Definition and measurement of Development. Characteristics of under development, rethinking on the concept of Development Growth Vs. Redistributive justice, Absolute and Relative Poverty, Basic Needs Approach.

Planning Experience of Pakistan: A critical evaluation of the strategy of economic planning.

Agricultural Development in Pakistan Changes in Agricultural Policies over plan periods, Major Monetary and Fiscal measures to promote Agricultural development, Green Revolution Strategy and its implications for growth and redistribution, Land Reforms and changes in the Tenure System l950-1980. Cooperative Farming.

Industrial Development in Pakistan Early industrialization strategy, Creation of Financial and Development Institutions, Major monetary and fiscal measures to promote industrial development. Changing role of public sector over the plan periods, Evaluation of Nationalization Policy Concentration of industrial income and wealth.

Role of Foreign Trade and Aid in economic development, Trends in Pakistan’s Balance of Payments, Changes in direction of trade, Trends in Pakistan’s major exports and imports, Causes of significant changes in the trends, the role of migration and remittances in Pakistan’s economy, costs and benefits of Foreign Aid.

Privatization, denationalization And deregulation, conceptual and operational aspects, International comparisons.

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