CSS the civil service exam held under the supervision of FPSC & PPPSC is known for its competitive nature as many students wait for years to pass the prestigious exam. Many students have a dream growing up of being a civil servant for the country and directly serving Governmental level organizations and institutions.
However, even the most well-qualified students fail to score marks high enough to secure a position as civil servants.
Today is the first English Essay Paper of the Competitive exam 2023 and since morning #CSS 2023 is trending on Twitter. When having a look into hashtags then come to know that in a surprise move, CSS gave a very competitive essay to students named “Boys will Boys”
In CSS English Paper about 10 choices are given and you have to attempt one essay from the mentioned one.
After today’s CSS English Paper Netizens start making mems and Trolling FPSC and CSS Exam Patterns everywhere on Social media as the “Boys will be Boys” essay included in the Paper. While it’s true that it depends on the candidate to decide which direction the essay takes but you can’t hide the fact that the statement is often used to excuse and dismiss questionable behavior by boys.
In an era where the fight for gender equality is very much visible, the existence of such problematic topics especially in very highly commissioned exams shows how much work still needs for the teacher’s counseling and how we casually let sexism creep in anywhere and everywhere.
The boys have taken this incident as another source of meme fodder as is evident on Twitter but the issue is why do we have events that allow them to joke about such a sensitive topic?
Remember that It’s toxic and demeaning for both men and women.