SYLLABUS OF (PCS) BALOCHISTAN PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
SYLLABUS AND STANDARD FOR THE COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIO OF CANDIDATES FOR THE BALOCHISTAN CIVIL SERVICE AND BALOCHISTAN SECRETARIAT SERVICE.
Balochistan Civil Service (Executive Branch) i.e. defunct Assistant Commission (A.C) group. In 2007, 23 candidates has been declared pass out of 29 vacant posts of A.C by BPSC. Officer belong to this group are posted in the district as DCO’s, AEDO’s, EDO’s in different departments, Secretary of the provincial government and also posted in Balochistan Civil Secretariat according to the quota reserved for them.
Balochistan Secretariat Service, last examination was conducted in 2007, and the successful candidates have been sent to training. Officers to this group are posted in Balochistan Civil Secretariat as.
1. Section officer (B-17)
2. Under Secretary/Deputy Secretary (B-18)
3. Additional Secretary (B-19)
4. Secretary, etc (B-20)
EXAMINATION OF BCS (EB) AND BSS.
PCS Examination is conducted by BPSC according to the vacancies available. Examination are not held on regular basis like CSS, whenever the Provincial Government send the vacancies to Commission than they announce the Examination and their date.
In past before the devolution plan the commission announces the combine examination for the posts of Section Officer and Assistant Commissioner, but in 2007 the exam of BCS (EB) and BSS was taken separately. The next examination is expected in 2008, and it is also expected that it would be combine examination of BCS (EB) and BSS.
Candidates are not allowed to avail more than three attempts.
1. The examination shall include compulsory and optional subjects and every candidate shall take all the compulsory subjects and three of the optional subjects.
2. A candidate shall answer the paper in English unless otherwise directed.
3. The compulsory and optional subjects and maximum marks fixed for each subject shall be as shown in the statement below:
1.English General and English Essay. (Maximum Marks)...100
2.General Paper including Essay in Urdu, Baluchi, Pashto, Sindhi, Punjabi and Brahvi. 100
3.General Knowledge including Every Day Science. 100
4.Islamiat and Pakistan Studies. 100
5.Viva Voce 200
DETAILED SYLLABYS OF COMPULSORY SUBJECTS
This paper is intended to test the candidate’s command of the English language and may include pr
écis writing, usage of idioms, etc.
(b) English Essay:
An Essay to be written in English on one of several specified subjects and is intended to test the candidate’s ability to compose.
2.(a) Essay in Urdu/Sindhi/Pashto/Baluchi & Brahvi:
This paper is intended to test the candidate’s command of the language concerned. (b) General Paper in Urdu/Sindhi/Pashto/Baluchi & Brahvi:
This paper is intended to test the ability of the candidate’s to write the language fluently and to translate from English in to Language opted. Candidates will be expected to have grasp of the language and to understand poetry and prose, knowledge of literature as such will not form part of this paper.
3.General Knowledge including Every Day Science:
This paper is intended to test the candidate’s knowledge of current world affairs and also of broad facts of historical, political, geographical and economic importance. A section will be included to test the candidate’s knowledge and understanding of matters of Every Day Observation and Experience in this scientific aspect. 70 Marks will be allowed for General Knowledge and 30 Marks for Every Day Science.
4.Islamic and Pakistan Studies:
The candidate should be able to answer the Questions on the following topics:
i.Shariat-i-Isam and Arkan-i-Islam
ii.Holy Prophet’s life.
iii.Pakistan Movement and Historical features of Pakistan.
Non Muslims shall not be required to answer the questions on Islamic studies, but the paper will carry 100 marks for non-Muslim and for this purpose marks obtained by them will be multiplied by two in tabulation.
The viva voce will be to test the personal qualities of the candidates. This Examination will be in matters of general interest and is intended to test candidate’s alertness, intelligence and general out look. Consideration will also be paid to the bearing and physique of the candidates.