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33. POLITICAL SCIENCE
Total Marks – 200

Paper I
Marks – 100


Part A
1. Political Theory
a. Western political thought: Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Montesquieu, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Bentham, Mill, Marx, Lenin, Mao
b. Muslim political thought: Al-farabi, Al-Mawardi, Nizam-ul-Mulk Tusi, Al-Ghazali, Ibn-e- Khaldun, Iqbal

Part B

2. The nature and emergence of modern state system, Islamic concept of state

3. political concepts: Sovereignty, law, liberty, equality, rights and duties

4. Political dynamics: Public opinion, propaganda, political parties, pressure groups

5. Political Institutions: Legislature, executive, judiciary, political elites, civil and military bureaucracy

6. Forms of government: Monarchy, democracy, dictatorship, unitary and federal, Presidential and Parliamentary

7. Totalitarianism: Fascism, communism

8. Local self-government: Theory and practice with special reference to Pakistan

Paper II
Marks – 100

Part A

1. Selected political systems: Nature and dynamics of major political institutions in USA, UK, France and former Soviet Union

Part B

2. Political systems of developing countries: Turkey, Iran, India and China

3. Rise of Muslim nationalism in South Asia with special reference to the role of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah

4. A comparative and critical analysis of the 1956, 1962, 1973 and 1985 Constitutions of Pakistan
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34. PSYCHOLOGY INCLUDING EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
Total Marks – 200

Paper I
Marks – 100

1. Definition and scope of Psychology, psychology as a source of science of behaviour, schools and systems of psychology, recent trends to psychology

2. Nervous system: Structure and functions of cells, central and peripheral nervous system, Endocrine system

3. Learning: Conditioning – classical and operant, reinforcement, avoidance conditioning, extinction, discrimination learning, imprinting, theories of learning, verbal learning, probability learning, concept learning, perpetual learning, transfer and interference, motivational factors in learning, readiness and individual differences in learning

4. Nature of motives and emotions: Homeostasis, biogenic and social motives. Measurement of human motivation, theories or motivation – Maslow, Lewir and Freud, theories of emotion, role of endocrine plants, frustration and conflict

5. Nature of perpetual organization: Perception of distance, movement, space, depth, colour, perceptual constancy, effect of learning and motivation on perception, senses viz. vision, hearing and other senses. Perception and sensation, determinations of perception (needs, attitudes, sets, values, personality traits, emotional states, suggestions etc)

6. Nature and determinants of personality: Factors in development of personality. Theories of personality, trait and types, Freudian, Neo-Freudian, Murry, Allport, Cattel. Types of personality tests and their rationale

7. Socialization: Society and personality, formation of opinions and attitudes, Prejudice

8. Structure and functions of groups, role status relations, group norms, group solidarity, intergroup tensions, international tensions

Paper II
Marks – 100

1. Meaning, phases and characteristics of growth development and maturation, methods of developmental psychology, biological and socio-cultural factors, importance of developmental psychology, broad approaches to study of children

2. Pre-natal development and infancy: Genetic factors, hereditary transmission and chromosomal abnormality, stages, developmental irregularities, psychological and physical characteristics of the infant. Method of studying infant behaviour
3. Physical, motor and sensory development, perceptuals development, intellectual development: Development of logical thought in early childhood, development of concepts, creativity, emotional development patterns, characteristics, some common emotional patterns

4. Concept of abnormality: Popular and scientific, goals of clinical diagnosis, personality assessment, behavioral assessment. Nature of clinical judgment, sources of information in clinical diagnosis, assessment of organizations, institutions and environment. Professional issues. The nature of professional preparation for clinical psychological work. Ethical standards and legal issues

5. Therapies: Somatic therapies, environmental therapies, psycho-analytic, phenomenological, existential, Gestalt, rational – emotive and cognitive therapies, behaviour therapy and behaviour modification. Group therapies

6. Intelligence: Its nature and assessment. Mental retardation

7. Biological and sociological factors in maladjustments and crime. Juvenile delinquency, drug addiction, alcoholic and sex offences – characteristics, causation and treatment

8. Psychoneurotic disorders, psychosis, character disorders, Psychosomatic disorders

9. Industry: Nature of the work situations, work, vocation, personality and society, working environment, works methods and modern approaches, work efficiency, group dynamics, work incentives, job satisfaction
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35. PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Total Marks – 100

1. Public administration: Its nature and scope, the role of public administration in a modern welfare state

2. Major schools of thought in administration: Scientific Management Movement. Human relationists, behavioral school, systemic theory

3. Bureaucracy: Concept of bureaucracy, theories of bureaucracy, ecology of bureaucracy, bureaucracy of Pakistan as a change agent

4. Administrative leadership: Approaches to the study of leadership, forms of leadership, leadership qualities

5. Administrative accountability: Internal and external controls, executive control, legislative control, judicial control, Ombudsman, public opinion and pressure groups, problems of administrative accountability in Pakistan

6. Planning: Types of plans, planning process, principles of planning, planning machinery, the system of planning and programming in Pakistan. Planning machinery in Pakistan

7. Organization: Types of organization, theories of organization, principles of organization, the organization of federal and provincial governments in Pakistan. Public corporations in Pakistan

8. Personnel administration: Nature and scope of personnel administration, personnel functions, tools of personnel management, salient features of the system of Public Personnel Management in Pakistan

9. Controlling and coordination: Forms of controls, control mechanism, the process of control, principles of controlling, principles of coordination, machinery for coordination, problems of coordination in public administration in Pakistan

10. Communication: Types of communication, communication channels, communication process, principles of communication

11. Financial administration: Elements of financial administration, performance and programmed budgeting, capital budget. Principles of budgeting, auditing and accounting
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36. PURE MATHEMATICS
Total Marks – 200

Paper I
Marks – 100


Candidates will be asked to attempt three questions from Section A and two questions from Section B

Section A

Modern Algebra

1. Groups, subgroups, languages, theorem, cyclic groups, normal sub-groups, quotient groups, fundamental theorem of homomorphism. Isomorphism theorems of groups, inner automorphosms. Conjugate elements, conjugate sub-groups, commutator sub-groups

2. Rings, sub rings, integral domains, quotient fields, isomorphism theorems, field extension and finite fields

3. Vector spaces, linear independence, bases, dimensions of a finitely generated space, linear transformations, matrices and their algebra. Reduction of matrices to their echelon form. Rank and nullity of a linear transformation

4. Solution of a system of homogenous and non-homogenous linear equations. Properties of determinants. Cayley-Hamilton theorem, Eigen values and eigenvectors. Reduction to canonical forms, specially digitalization

Section B

Geometry

1. Conic sections in Cartesian coordinates, Plane polar coordinates and their use to represent the straight line and conic sections. Cartesian and spherical polar coordinates in three dimension. The plane, the sphere, the ellipsoid, the paraboloid and the hyperboloid in Cartesian and spherical polar coordinates

2. Vector equations for plane and for space-curves. The arc length. The osculating plane. The tangent, normal and bi-normal. Curvature and torsion. Serre-Frenet’s formulae. Vector equations for surfaces. The first and second fundamental forms. Normal, principal, Gaussian and mean curvatures

Paper II
Marks – 100

Candidates will be asked to attempt any three questions from Section A and two questions from Section B

Section A

Calculus and Real Analysis


1. Real numbers, limits, continuity, differentiability, indefinite integration, mean value theorems. Taylor’s theorems, indeterminate form. Asymptotes, curve tracing, definite integrals, functions of several variables. Partial derivates. Maxima and minima. Jacobeans, double and triple integration
(Techniques only). Applications of Beta and Gamma functions. Areas and volumes. Riemann-Stieltje’s integral. Improper integrals and their conditions of existence. Implicit function theorem. Absolute and conditional convergence of series of real terms. Rearrangement of series, uniform convergence of series

2. Metric spaces. Open and closed spheres. Closure, interior and exterior of a set

3. Sequence in metric space. Cauchy sequence, convergence of sequences, examples, complete metric spaces, continuity in metric spaces. Properties of continuous functions

Section B


Complex analysis

Function of a complex variable, Demoiver’s theorem and its applications. Analytic functions, Cauchy’s theorem. Cauchy’s integral formula, Taylor’s and Laurent’s series. Singularities. Cauchy residue theorem and contour integration. Fourier series and Fourier transforms. Analytic continuation
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37. PUSHTO
Total Marks – 100

1. Essay on prominent works of personalities and writers
2. translation of unseen passages from pushto into English and Urdu
3. Translation of unseen passages of English or urdu into Pashto
4. General questions on evolution and criticism of Pushto prose and poetry
5. folk literature: Introduction of tappa, charbaita, lobha, neemakai, sandara and badala (including folk stories)
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38. SOCIOLOGY
Total Marks – 100

1. Individual, culture and society: Individual as a social product. The variety of social forms, methods of socialization, ethnocentrisms, norms and values, cultural patterns, varieties of sub-cultures

2. Sociological theory: The sociological perspectives – Evolutionary, order and conflict, evolutionary theorists – Ibn-i-Khaldun, Spencer and Tannis. Order theorists – August Comte, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber. Conflict theorists – George Hegel, Karl Marx, Lewis Coser, Mills

3. Methods of sociological research: Research design, surveys, participant observation, experiments, case studies

4. Social interaction: Significance of social classes, forms of social classes – tribes, biradaris, castes, classes and feudal system in Pakistan. Social mobility – nature of social mobility. Mobility determinants in Pakistan society, social immobility, culture in poverty

5. Social control: Mechanism of social control – internal and external means of social control. Alienation, integration – integrative patterns in Pakistani society

6. Social and cultural change and social policy: Processed of social and culture change – discovery, invention, diffusion, factors in rate of social and cultural change. Incentives and inhibitions to social and cultural change in Pakistan. Social planning and directed social and cultural change

7. Community: The rural community, traditional characteristics of rural life, the urban community, rural – urban convergence, urbanism, future of cities in Pakistan

8. Social institutions: The nature and genesis of institutions, the process of institutions, functions and trade of social institutions. Family, religion, educational, economic and political institutions

9. Social problems in Pakistan: Population growth, demographic transition – deviant behaviour, institutionalized evasions, social conflicts, internal and international migration, aging, drug abuse, prostitution, smuggling, illiteracy and poverty
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39. STATISTICS
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1. Basic probability: Axiomatic definition of probability, random variable, distribution function, probability density function, mathematical expectation, conditional probability, jointly distributed random variables, marginal and conditional distribution, conditional expectation, stochastic
independence

2. Some special distributions: Binomial, Poisson, negative binomial, hyper geometric, normal distributions with their derivation of their mean and variance. Definition and application of chisquare, “T” and “F” distributions

3. Statistical inference: Maximum likelihood estimation of the mean and the variance of a normal population. Confidence interval for mean, difference of means and for variance, testing hypothesis for the equality of two means (paired and un-paired observations), testing of equality of several means (ANOVA) and testing of variance and equality of two variance

4. Correlation and regression: Simple linear regression model, point and interval estimation of parameters. Simple, partial, multiple correlation and testing of these correlations

5. Sampling, simple random, stratified, systematic and cluster sampling, estimates of mean and total and their precision

6. Applications of statistics in social, economic and political problems, public health, crimes, law, social innovations, economic development, socio-political inequality
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40. ZOOLOGY
Total Marks – 200

Paper I
Marks – 100



Invertebrate and chordate zoology

The candidates will be required to attempt five questions – three from Part A and two from Part b

Part A

Invertebrate

General organization (general morphology, mode of life, adaptations, life cycles and economic importance) of the following groups with special reference to the topics mentioned in each group:
  1. Protozoa: Parasitism, conjugation and auto gamy, medical importance
  2. Porifera: Canal system skeletal structures and their taxonomic value, position of porifera in the animal kingdom
  3. Coelenterata: Polymorphism, measenterics, corals and coral reefs
  4. Platy helminthes: Parasitic adaptations, medical importance
  5. Nematode; Medical importance
  6. Aunelida: Coelum, metamerism
  7. Mollusca: Shell, modifications of foot, feeding, respiration, shell fishery
  8. Echinodermata: Skeleton, water vascular system, larvae
  9. Anthropoda: Appendages, feeding, respiration, larvae

Part B

Chordate

Origin, comparative account of skeleton, circulatory, excretory and nervous systems, development (Egg types, cleavage, blastula and gastrula, germ layer / formation, embryonic membranes and placentation) natural history (mode of life, migration, adaptations, biting mechanism of snakes)

Paper II

Marks – 100


The candidates will be required to attempt at least one question from each part
Part A

Cell biology: Morphology, chemical composition and functions of nucleus, nuclear inclusion and cytoplasmic organelles, protein synthesis and molecular genetics, mechanism of mitosis and meiosis

Part B

General physiology: Respiration, respiratory mechanism, respiratory pigments, transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide, circulation. Haemodynamics, control of cardio vascular system, nutrition, modes of
nutrition, digestion and assimilation of food stuff. Excretion – nature and sources of substance excreted, modes of excretions, nervous system, nerve impulses, hormones and their biological action

Part C

Genetics: Mendelian principles, multiple alleles, interaction of genes – linkages and crossing over, mapping of genes, sex determination and sex linkages, mutations, chromosomal aberrations, gene concept

Part D

Evolution: Origin of life, organic diversity, theories to account for organic diversity, Phylogeny and ontogeny, species concept, mechanism of evolution, modern concept of natural selection, evolutionary trends

Part E

Ecology: Concept of Ecosystem, biochemical cycles, animal adaptations to major habitats, environmental pollution and its effect on life.
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SYLLABUS FOR PROVINCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICE COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION


The Syllabus and standard for the Competitive Examination for the
Provincial Management Service shall be as under : -

1. The Examination shall include compulsory and optional subjects, and every candidate shall take all the compulsory subjects and opt for three of the optional subjects carrying 600 marks in all but not more than 200 marks from a single group.

2. A candidate shall answer the language papers in the language concerned. The question paper in Islamiat is to be answered in Urdu or English. All other papers must be answered in English. Violation of this instruction shall incur cancellation of the concerned paper(s) and consequently award of Zero.

3. The compulsory and optional subjects and maximum marks fixed for each subject shall be as below:

COMPULSORY SUBJECTS

Sr. No. .... .. .. .. . Subjects.. .. .. .. .. . Maximum Marks
.. 1 .. .. English (Précis & Composition) .. .. .. .. 100
.. 2 .. .. English Essay .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ... 100
.. 3 .. .. General Knowledge
.. .. .. ..(a) Current Affairs .. .. .. .. .. .. .., .. .. 100
.. .. .. ..(b) Every Day Science .. .. .. .. .. ... .. 100
.. .. .. ..(c) Pakistan Affairs .. .. .. .. .. .. .... .. 100
.. .. .. ..Total .. .. .. .. .. .... .. .. .. .... .. .. .... 300
.. 4 .. .. Islamiat .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .... .. .. .. .. 100
.. 5 .. .. Viva Voce .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .... .. 300
.. .. .. ..Total .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 900

Qualifying marks in the aggregate of written papers: 600

Qualifying marks in the Viva Voce: 120

The non-Muslim candidates will have the option to take Islamiat as
a compulsory subject or otherwise Pakistan Affairs (General Knowledge Paper-III) will be treated of 200 marks and counted in lieu of Islamiat.

A candidate who fails to appear in any of the compulsory subject will
not be allowed to appear in the remaining papers of the examination.

No candidate shall be summoned for Viva voce test unless he has
obtained at least 33 percent marks in each optional subject, 40% in the each compulsory subject and 50% marks in the aggregate of the written portion of the Examination.

No candidate shall be considered to have qualified the examination
unless he also obtains at least 40% marks in Viva voce. Failure in or absence from Viva Voce shall mean that the candidate has failed to qualify for appointment and his name will not be included in the merit list.

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

The candidates are required to select optional subjects carrying a total of
600 marks, but not more than 200 marks from a single group (The grouping of optional subjects are as under):

S.No. SUBJECT MARKS

Group 1


Note: Business Administration Cannot be opted in combination with Public
Administration

5. Accountancy & Auditing ..200
6. Economics ... ... ............200
7. Business Administration ..100
8. Public Administration .. . -.100

Group 2


9. Political Science ... 200
10. Agriculture ... .....100
11. Forestry ... ... ... 100
12. Sociology ... ....-.100
13. Journalism ... .--. 100

Group 3

14. Pure Mathematics .......200
15. Applied Mathematics .-.200
16. Computer Science ...-..100
17. Statistics ....... ....--...100

Group 4

18. Physics ....... 200
19. Geology ...-...200
20. Geography -.-200
21. Chemistry.-.-.200
22. Botany ...---.200
23. Zoology ..--..200

Group 5

24. Islamic History & Culture .... ..200
25. History of Pakistan & India ..-.200
26. British History .... ... ........ .. 200
27. European History .... ... -...-..200
28. History of the U.S.A. ..... .-...100

Group 6

Note: International Law cannot be opted in combination with International Relations:

29. Law ... ... ... ..... ... ... ..... ... .200
30. Constitutional Law ... ... -.. .-.. 100
31. Mercantile Law ... ... ... ..... ... 100
32. Muslim Law & Jurisprudence ... .100
33. International Law . ... ..... .-. -.100
34. International Relations ... ... ....100

Group 7

35. Philosophy ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...200
36. Psychology including experimental Psychology ... 200

Group 8

37. English Literature ....200
38. Persian .... ... .....-..200
39. Arabic .... ... .......- 200
40. Pushto .... ... ....-.. 100
41. Urdu .... ... .......- ..200

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Provincial Management Service Competitive Examination

(Guidelines of the Syllabus)


N.B – The topics mentioned under each subject are only indicative and not exhaustive of the field covered by that subject. The candidate should study the whole subject with the help of relevant books.

1. ESSAY (COMPULSORY)

Total Marks – 100

Candidates will be required to write one or more essays in English. A wide choice of subjects will be given.


2. ENGLISH (PRÉCIS & COMPOSITION)

Total Marks – 100

The examination will be based upon a paper carrying 100 marks and will be geared to test the candidates’ ability to handle grammatical structure, reading comprehension and analysis and précis writing and composition.

A candidate should be capable of:
  • Using English correctly and efficiently as a vehicle of communication.
  • Reading, comprehending and analyzing advanced texts
Grammar and Vocabulary

The candidate’s ability to handle the structure of English will be tested by framing items based upon grammatical categories that usually create problems for foreign students. There shall be no prescribed course for this purpose.

Reading Comprehension and Analysis

Two unseen passages shall be given with a fixed reading time and multiple choice questions would be placed at the end to be answered. The passage for comprehension shall be fairly technical. The passages would be selected from writings on economic, social, cultural subjects and international affairs.

Précis Writing

The candidates will be required to present an acceptable précis of a given passage. The unseen passage will be selected from current, economic, social, cultural and international affairs.


3. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Total Marks – 300


Paper I

Every Day Science (Compulsory)
Marks – 100

1. Introduction
Nature of Science: Brief History of Science with special reference to contribution of Muslims in theevolution and development of science. Impact of Science on society

2. The Physical Sciences
  • Constituents and Structure:- Universe, Galaxy, Solar system, Sun, Earth, Minerals
  • Processes of Nature:- Solar and Lunar Eclipses; Day and Night and their variation;
  • (c) Energy :- Sources and resources of Energy, Energy conservation;
  1. Ceramics, Plastics, Semiconductors;
  2. Radio, Television, Telephones, Camera, Laser, Microscope
  3. Computers, Satellites;
  4. Antibiotics, Vaccines, Fertilizers, Pesticides

3. Biological Sciences
  • The basis of life – the cell, chromosomes, genes, nucleic acids
  • The building blocks – proteins, hormones and other nutrients. Concept of balanced diet. Metabolism
  • Survey of Plant and Animal Kingdom – a brief survey of plant and animal kingdom to pinpoint similarities and diversities in nature
  • The Human body – a brief account of human Physiology and Human behaviour

Paper II

Current Affairs (Compulsory)
Marks – 100

Candidates will be expected to display such general knowledge of History, Geography and Politics as is necessary to interpret current affairs

1. Pakistan’s relations with its neighbours
2. Pakistan’s relations with Middle Eastern, African and Far Eastern Countries
3. Pakistan’s relations with big powers
4. International Economic Issues and Pakistan
5. Pakistan’s role in regional and international organizations
6. Nuclear politics in South Asia
7. Structure of Pakistan’s economy, economic planning and development strategies
8. central issues and problems in the Educational Systems
9. Issues in Pakistan Politics
10. Superpowers and the issues of World Order
11. Major Contemporary Crisis
12. Major Economic, Social and Political issues of the world as reflected and discussed in periodicals and newspapers

Paper III

Pakistan Affairs (Compulsory)
Marks – 100

1. Evolution and growth of Muslim society in the Sub-continent
2. Ideology of Pakistan – Definition and elucidation, historical aspects: Muslim rule in the sub-continent, its downfall and efforts of Renaissance. Movements for reforms – Sheikh Ahmad Sarhindi, Shah Waliullah, Aligarh, Deoband, Nadwah, Anjuman Hamiat-e-Islam and other Educational institutions – Sind Madrassah and Islamia College Peshawar. Ideology of Pakistan in the light of speeches and sayings of Allama Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam.
3. Pakistan Movement – historical developments, important events, role of various individuals, communities and groups.
4. Political Developments in Pakistan since 1947 and efforts for promulgation of Islamic system
5. Land and People of Pakistan – Geography, Society, Natural resources, Agriculture, Industry, Education with reference to characteristics, trends and problems


4. ISLAMIAT (COMPULSORY)

Total marks – 100

1. Basic problems of human life and their solutions, various sources of knowledge – revelation (Wahy) as source of knowledge and solution of human problems. Divinity and Supremacy of wahy
2. Need of Religion and its role in human life, Islam and other religions
3. Islam: Its concepts and meanings, Deen and Mazhab, Islamic concepts of universe and humanity, place of Humanity in Islam, man as Vicegerent of Allah, Chief Characteristics of Islamic Ideology
4. Fundamental beliefs and practices of Islam
  • Tauheed (Unity of Allah), Risalat (Finality of Prophet hood), Akhirat (Day of Judgment)
  • Salat, Soum, Zakat, Hajj, Jihad
5. Islamic way of life
  • Sources of Shariah: The Quran, Sunnah, Ijma (Consensus), Qiyas and Ijtihad (Reasoning)
  • Social system in Islam: Responsibilities and mutual relationship of members of family, separate role of man and woman in an Islamic social setup, concept of women’s freedom in Islam, responsibilities of man and woman in character-building of new generation
  • Morality in Islam: Concept of morality, relationship of morality and Faith, Islamic principles and methods of character building, Moral values in Islam
  • Islamic political system: - Legislative system, Judicial system
  • Muslim ummah: Role and objectives of Muslim Ummah
6. Quranic Ayat and their translation
Following last 10 surrahs of the Holy Quran and their translations:-
  1. Surrah Al-Feel
  2. Surrah Al-Quresh
  3. Surrah Al-Mamoon
  4. Surrah Al-Kausar
  5. Surrah Al-Kafaroon
  6. Surrah Al-Nasr
  7. Surrah Al-Lahhab
  8. Surrah Al-Akhlas
  9. Surrah Al-Falak
  10. Surrah An-Nas
Surah Al Mamoon is which Surah??

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