As we know the CSS candidate has to manager 12 subjects and has limited time. Newspapers plays key role in CSS preparation for instance.
- It helps in preparation of Current Affairs paper directly
- It helps acquiring material for essay.
- It helps you in many ways indirectly for English Composition paper.
- It helps to build opinion.
It helps acquiring facts and figures and updated knowledge for many optional subjects such as Pakistan Affairs, Sociology, Islamiat, Journalism & International Relations, Current Affairs etc…
First of all make a register of Current Affairs. Divide to into three main portions
MCQs, National Issues & International Issues
This portion will be reserved for shifting material for MCQs of Current Affairs Paper.
Following are key areas for MCQs:
Name of Presidents, Prime Ministers and other heads of states of key counter.
Like: Water Issue, Baluchistan Issue, Corruption, Democracy, Energy Crisis, 20th Amendment, Terrorism, Sustainability of Economy, Terrorism and NFC Awards etc.
Make sub sections of various International Issues confronting the world those are likely to be asked in the forthcoming CSS Examination.
For Example: Iraq, Iran’s Nuclear Issue, Middle East up rise, Afghanistan Issues, Palestine Issues, Terrorism, Euro zone Crisis, China as emerging super power, Rise of Russia and Turkey.
Newspaper Division for reading purpose we can divide newspaper (DAWN) in four sections.
- Main Page
- Editorial Page
- World in Focus
- and other Special editions.
Keeping in view above sections have a look at them main page and read those places of news which are related to the above issues only if there is any major or important development not the whole story.
If there is no news related to any of the above issue than those who have recently started reading Dawn newspaper should read at least one place of news from main page.
Having cursory look at the other pages, move on the editorial pages, Editorials must be read on daily basis. similarly, note down the important facts of the issue in their respective section.
Other Special Edition:
Do read following one article from business review, on every Monday. One article from Friday features on every Friday.