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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION - 2017
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POST IN BS - 17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

TOWN PLANNING & URBAN MANAGEMENT


TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART - I (MCQs): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART - I (MCQs): MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART - II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80

NOTE:
(i) Part - II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART - II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in Accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.
(v) No Page / Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(iv) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.

PART - II

Q. 2 "Town Planning" is considered to be a multidisciplinary field. Discuss in detail the different professionals that should be part of a town planning exercise, explaining the ways in which they can contribute in the process.

Q. 3 Cities in Pakistan have witnessed uncontrolled growth as part of rapid urbanization. In the role of a technocrat and decision maker what would be your approach to address the issues of our urban centres gearing them towards a more balanced and sustained growth.

Q. 4 What do you understand by the 'human development paradigm'? Explain how it should be incorporated within planning and development process.

Q. 5 Informal settlements in cities have offered a respite to the housing crisis for the masses in Pakistan. In the light of examples from the developing countries discuss possible ways of improvements in such settlements. Also mention examples of such initiatives in Pakistan, if any.

Q. 6 Explain what is an Intelligent Transport System (ITS)? Discuss the need for such systems in the context of Pakistan's urban centres.

Q. 7 What do you understand by the terms Metropolitan City, Magacity, Cosmopolitan City? Using examples of cities in Pakistan discuss the challenges of planning and management of such cities and how could these be addressed?

Q. 8 Write short notes on any TWO of the following using appropriate examples:
(i) Green city Movement
(ii) Urban Area Conservation
(iii) Poverty Alleviation through Planning Process
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It appears that not a single member of this forum has opted Town Planning this year.

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Good and doable paper, contrary to last year's surprise...

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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION - 2017
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POST IN BS - 17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

TOWN PLANNING & URBAN MANAGEMENT


TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART - I (MCQs): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART - I (MCQs): MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART - II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80

NOTE:
(i) Part - II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART - II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in Accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.
(v) No Page / Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(iv) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.

PART - II

Q. 2 "Town Planning" is considered to be a multidisciplinary field. Discuss in detail the different professionals that should be part of a town planning exercise, explaining the ways in which they can contribute in the process.

Q. 3 Cities in Pakistan have witnessed uncontrolled growth as part of rapid urbanization. In the role of a technocrat and decision maker what would be your approach to address the issues of our urban centres gearing them towards a more balanced and sustained growth.

Q. 4 What do you understand by the 'human development paradigm'? Explain how it should be incorporated within planning and development process.

Q. 5 Informal settlements in cities have offered a respite to the housing crisis for the masses in Pakistan. In the light of examples from the developing countries discuss possible ways of improvements in such settlements. Also mention examples of such initiatives in Pakistan, if any.

Q. 6 Explain what is an Intelligent Transport System (ITS)? Discuss the need for such systems in the context of Pakistan's urban centres.

Q. 7 What do you understand by the terms Metropolitan City, Magacity, Cosmopolitan City? Using examples of cities in Pakistan discuss the challenges of planning and management of such cities and how could these be addressed?

Q. 8 Write short notes on any TWO of the following using appropriate examples:
(i) Green city Movement
(ii) Urban Area Conservation
(iii) Poverty Alleviation through Planning Process
Very tough paper...i'm a town planner it is difficult for me to solve. Hats off to you fpsc��
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Sir, And why do you think so?
I found question no 4 & 8 tough.
Others were doable by routine preparation. Because anyone who will opt this subject, have to cover these topics. In my opinion paper is easier than the last year's paper

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Al salva is the town of which country.... peru
zoning
chandigarh pattern
millinium dvlpmnt goal k 2 mcq thy
human develpmnt...social,political,economic devlpment
land use ka process kia hy,,, i wrote landfill,combustion,recycl,reuse....nt sure
plaanning cmsn ka full name?
grid ki definition t
baki nh yad
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How much did you score in town planning and did you score according to your expectations
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50...more than expectations ...i was considering 41 max becoz mja 4th question nh ata t and i wrote it on the basis of definition...human development paradigm
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Plz share your strategy for town planning
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