ISLAMABAD: The Establishment Division presented a written response to the National Assembly containing details of candidates who appeared for the Central Superior Services (CSS) Examination in the past three years.
The data provided information on candidates who passed and failed, with at least 54.53% of candidates failing in Pakistan’s national language, Urdu, in the last three years. The rate of failure in Urdu increased from 30% in 2019 to 59% in 2020 and 73% in 2021.
Furthermore, the report revealed that 45,800 candidates out of 49,500 failed in essay writing over three years. The passing rate in essay writing was only 6% in 2019, 4% in 2020, and 13% in 2021. The success rate in English was also dismal, with a failure rate of 73% in 2019, 39% in 2020, and 92% in 2021.
In Pakistan Affairs, the failure rate remained at 37% in 2019, increased to 71% in 2020, and decreased to 46% in 2021. In Islamiat, 18% of candidates failed in 2019, 51% in 2020, and 81% in 2021.