IBA Students Shine at the CSS Examination

Four IBA graduates have qualified the prestigious Central Superior Services (CSS) competitive examination of 2016. Among the 193 candidates recommended for appointment to various BS-17 positions, four are from IBA, with one of them, Abdul Samad Nizamani, securing the top position from Sindh (Rural).

About CSS: The Central Superior Services (CSS) is the elite bureaucratic authority of Pakistan. The competitive examination for the CSS is taken annually by Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) of Pakistan. It comprises of a Written exam, Medical exam, Psychological assessment and a Viva Voce. Recruitments are made against a limited number of vacancies in twelve different civil service occupational groups including Pakistan Administrative Service, Police Service of Pakistan, Foreign Service of Pakistan, Pakistan Customs Service, Inland Revenue Service and so on. The exam has become highly competitive over the years, with the competitive exam of 2016 seeing a historically low pass percentage of 2%. Out of 9,643 candidates who appeared for the exam, only 193 were finally recommended for appointment.

Qualifiers

ABDUL SAMAD NIZAMANI

BBA, Class of 2015

Major: Supply Chain Management

Allocated to Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS)

Optional Courses: Accountancy and Auditing, Psychology, History of USA, Gender Studies, Business Administration
   
ARSALAN GHULAM MOHIUDDIN

BBA, Class of 2014

Major: Finance

Allocated to Pakistan Customs Service (PCS)

Optional Courses: Accountancy and Auditing, History of Pakistan & India, Mercantile Law, Psychology, Business Administration
   
MUHAMMAD FAHD IQBAL KHAN

BBA, Class of 2015

Major: Finance

Allocated to Pakistan Customs Service (PCS)

Optional Courses: International Relations, History of USA, Sociology, Gender Studies, Business Administration
   
SUGANDH MUNIR BANGLANI

BBA, Class of 2012

Major: Marketing

Allocated to Inland Revenue Service (IRS)

Optional Courses: Accountancy and Auditing, History of USA, International Law, Sociology, Business Administration