Monday, 11 December, 2017

PSC Syllabus

ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER/ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE OFFICERS/SECTION OFFICER

1. The written examination shall include four compulsory subjects and optional subjects. A candidate shall take all four compulsory subjects and three (03) of the optional subjects, subject to the following restrictions:

(a) Not more than two subjects shall be taken from each group.

(b) Not  more than two subjects shall be taken from the following subjects:

i.  Arabic Literature Period-I.

ii. Arabic Literature Period-II.

iii. Islamic History Period-I.

iv. Islamic History Period-II.

v. Islamiat.

2. A candidate shall answer the papers in English, unless otherwise directed.

3. Time allowed for each paper shall be three hours.

4. The compulsory and optional subjects and maximum marks allocated to each subject shall be as shown below:

      COMPULSORY SUBJECTS

Serial No.

Subjects

Maximum Marks

1.

English General and Essay

100

2.

General Paper including Essay in Urdu, Balochi, Brahvi, Pashtoo, Punjabi ,Sindhi

100

3.

Islamic & Pakistan Studies / Ethics

100

4.

General Knowledge including Everyday Science

100

5.

Viva Voce.

200

 

All papers shall be of three hours’ duration.

No candidate shall be summoned for Viva Voce test unless he/she obtained at least 33 percent marks in each individual written paper and 50 percent marks in aggregate of the written portion of the examination. No candidate shall be considered to have qualified in the examination unless he/ she obtained at least 50 per cent marks in Viva Voce test. Failure in or absence from Viva Voce test shall mean that the candidate has failed to qualify  for appointment and his name will not be included in the merit list.

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

Serial No.

Subjects

Maximum Marks

 

GROUP ‘A’

150 Marks Each

1

English Literature Period-I 1780-1832.

 

2

English Literature Period-II 1832-1901.

 

3

History of Urdu Literature.

 

4

Arabic.

 

5

Persian.

 

6

Arabic Literature Period-I

 

7

Arabic Literature Period-II

 

8

Persian Literature Period-I

 

9

Persian Literature Period-II

 

 

 

 

 

GROUP ‘B’

150 Marks Each

 10

Indian History Period-I      

 

 11

Indian History Period-II

 

 12

English History from 1714 A.D.

 

 13

European History from 1789 A.D.

 

 14

Islamic History Period-I

 

 15

Islamic History Period-II

 

 

 

 

 

GROUP ‘C’

150 Marks Each

 16

Pure Mathematics.

 

 17

Applied Mathematics.

 

 18

Statistics.

 

 

 

 

 

GROUP ‘D’

150 Marks Each

 19

Physics.

 

 20

Chemistry

 

 21

Applied Chemistry.

 

 22

Botany

 

 23

Zoology.

 

 24

Agriculture.

 

 25

Astronomy.

 

 26

Human Anatomy.

 

 27

Physiology.

 

 

 

 

 

GROUP ‘E’

150 Marks Each

 28

Ethics and Psychology.

 

 29

Logic and Element of Philosophy.

 

 30

Islamiat.

 

 31

Economics.

 

 32

Political Science.

 

 33

Criminal Law.

 

 34

Civil Law.

 

 35

Geography.

 

 36

International Relations.

 

 37

Commerce Comprising:

a. Industrial and Commercial Organization

b. Industrial and Commercial Law

c. Statistics

 

 38

Public Administration.

 

 39

Social Work.

 

 40

Sociology.

 

 41

Mass Communication (Journalism).

 

 42

Geology  

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