Eligibility: Graduate between the ages of 21 – 30 years.

Duration: 5 months

Courses: 12 courses (6 optional and 6 compulsory).

Fee:       40,000 Rs for CAMSians and 50,000 Rs for non CAMSians.

Classes: Evening Classes (Monday to Friday)

Weekend Classes (Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays)

Documents for Admission:

  • Admission Form
  • 2 Passport size photographs.
  • Photocopy of Intermediate or A level – Certificate and Marksheets
  • Photocopy of Bachelors Degree and Marksheet.
  • Photocopy of CNIC of Student and Parent / Guardian.



(1) Commerce & Trade Group
(2) Foreign Service of Pakistan
(3) Information Group
(4) Inland Revenue Service
(5) Military Lands & Cantonments Group
(6) Office Management Group
(7) Pakistan Administrative Service
(8) Pakistan Audit and Accounts Service
(9) Pakistan Customs Service
(10) Police Service of Pakistan
(11) Postal Group
(12) Railways (Commercial & Transportation) Group


Written Examination

Medical Examination

Psychological Assessment; and
Viva Voce



The examination will be held simultaneously at Abbottabad, Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, D.I.Khan, Faisalabad, Gilgit, Gujranwala, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Larkana, Multan, Muzaffarabad, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, & Sukkur depending on the number of applicants for each centre.

Places of Interviews: Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Peshawar & Quetta.



The cut off date for determining the eligibility of the candidate in terms of age, qualifications, domicile etc. is on 31st December of current year.


A candidate for admission to the examination must have attained the age of 21 years and not over 30 years on 31st December of current year.


The upper age limit will be relaxed by two years up to the age of 32 years in respect of :—

(a). The candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste and Buddhist Community subject to production of a certificate (Annex-A of Application Form) to be issued by Political Agent/DCO/ District Magistrate in support of their claim.

(b)The candidates belonging to the recognized Tribes who are permanent residents of the areas mentioned-below and whose families have been living in these areas. Such candidates must attach a certificate (Annex-B of Application Form) to be issued by Political Agent/ DCO/District Magistrate in support of their claim:—

  1. Baluchistan
    2. Tribal Areas of D.I.Khan and Peshawar Divisions (including former Frontier States of Dir, Swat, Chitral and Amb).
    3. Former excluded (Baluch) area forming part of the Dera Ghazi Khan and Rajanpur Districts.
    4. Former Tribal Areas of Mardan and Hazara Divisions.
    5. Upper Tanawal Area of Hazara Division.

(c) The candidates who are permanent residents of Azad Kashmir Territory, subject to submission of a certificate (Annex-C of Application Form) to be issued by Kashmir Affairs Division, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.

(d) The candidates who are permanent residents of Gilgit- Baltistan including Gilgit, Diamir, Baltistan, Ghizar and Ghanche, subject to submission of a certificate (Annex-B of Application Form) to be issued by the Pol it ical Agent/DCO/District Magistrate.

(e) The candidates who are disabled namely, physically impaired, hearing/speech impaired (deaf & dumb) and visually impaired (blind), subject to submission of certificate of disability issued by the competent authority designated for the purpose by the Federal/Provincial Government.

(f) In Service Government Servants, Armed Forces Personnel, Contract Employees, including the Government servants of AJ&K, who possess a minimum of two years continuous Government service as on 31st December of current year, subject to submission of Departmental Permission Certificate (Annex-E) from the competent authority. Employees of Nationalised Banks, State Bank of Pakistan, WAPDA, Regulatory Authorities, Autonomous bodies and other semi autonomous bodies are not entitled to age relaxation.

(iii) The relaxation in upper limits prescribed in paragraph 3(ii) above shall be permitted up to the maximum period of an individual concession and not by the total period of the concessions taken together, if admissible in any case.

(iv) Subject to the relaxations in upper age limit prescribed in paragraph 3(ii) and 3(iii) above, no further relaxation in age limit under any other rule for the time being in force, or on any other ground shall be provided by any authority.


The date of birth accepted by the Commission is that entered in the following documents:

(a) Matriculation Certificate;
(b) Secondary or Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate;
(c) Certificate of birth from the Principal/Headmaster of the School from where a candidate has passed his/her GEC, ‘O’ level or equivalent examination, showing the date of birth in the School Admission Register;
(d) In case of Christian candidates, Baptismal or birth registration certificate


(i) The examination will include the following subjects and each subject will carry the marks shown against it.

(ii)There will be two papers of 100 marks each of the subjects which carry 200 marks. In other subjects there will be one paper.

Each paper will be of 3 hours duration.

(iii) The candidates should expect some objective type questions. MCQ in compulsory and optional papers except in the papers of Essay, Applied Mathematics and Pure Mathematics.

(iv) The Question Papers in Urdu or other Pakistani regional languages (Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto and Balochi), Persian and Arabic should be answered in the respective languages. However, question relating with translation from respective language into English or vice versa may be answered as directed in the question paper. The question paper in Islamic Studies or Comparative Study of Major Religions is to be answered in English or Urdu only. All other papers must be answered in English unless otherwise directed in the Question Paper. Contravention of these instructions will result in the cancellation of the papers and award of ZERO marks in the paper(s) concerned.

(v) A Guideline of the syllabus of the subjects in alphabetical order is given.

(vi) The Non-Muslim candidates have the option either to take Islamic Studies or Comparative Study of Major Religions.

(vii) A candidate who does not appear in any compulsory/optional subject will not be allowed to appear in the remaining papers of the

Examination in accordance with rule 7(vi) of CE Rules-2017.

(viii)The three papers of General Knowledge (GK-I, GK-II & GK-III) are to be passed collectively by scoring 120 marks out of 300.



(1) Essay 100
(2) English (Precis and Composition) 100
(3) General Knowledge:
Paper – I General Science & Ability 100
Paper – II Current Affairs 100
Paper – III Pakistan Affairs 100
(4) Islamic Studies or Comparative Study of Major 100
Religions (For Non Muslims)
Total 600


The candidates are required to select optional subjects carrying a total of 600 marks from the following groups as per rules given in column-1 below:


Accountancy & Auditing (200 Marks)
Economics (200 Marks)
Computer Science (200 Marks)
Political Science (200 Marks)
International Relations (200 Marks)


Physics (200 Marks)
Chemistry (200 Marks)
Applied Mathematics (100 Marks)
Pure Mathematics (100 Marks)
Statistics (100 Marks)
Geology (100 Marks)


Business Administration (100 Marks)
Public Administration (100 Marks)
Governance & Public Policies (100 Marks)
Town Planning & Urban-Management (100 Marks)


History of Pakistan & India (100 Marks)
Islamic History & Culture (100 Marks)
British History (100 Marks)
European History (100 Marks)
History of USA (100 Marks)


Gender Studies (100 Marks)
Environmental Sciences (100 Marks)
Agriculture & Forestry (100 Marks)
Botany (100 Marks)
Zoology (100 Marks)
English Literature (100 Marks)
Urdu Literature (100 Marks)


Law (100 Marks)
Constitutional Law (100 Marks)
International Law (100 Marks)
Muslim Law & Jurisprudence (100 Marks)
Mercantile Law (100 Marks)
Criminology (100 Marks)
Philosophy (100 Marks)


Journalism & Mass Communication (100 Marks)
Psychology (100 Marks)
Geography (100 Marks)
Sociology (100 Marks)
Anthropology (100 Marks)
Punjabi (100 Marks)
Sindhi (100 Marks)
Pushto (100 Marks)
Balochi (100 Marks)
Persian (100 Marks)

Arabic (100 Marks)

CAMS Clifton Campus:

F-38, Block 8 (behind ICAP), Clifton, Karachi

Phone: 9221-35876074-5

Email: info@cams.edu.pk