Syllabus and Standard for the Competitive Examination is as under:-
The written examination shall include compulsory and optional subjects.
Every candidate shall take all the compulsory subjects and three of the optional subjects, subject to the following restrictions:-
a. No more than two subjects shall be taken from each group.
b. Not more than two subjects shall be taken from among subjects at Sr. No. 10, 11, 18, 19 and 34 (Arabic Literature period I and II, Islamic History Period I & II Islamiat.).
A candidate shall answer the papers in English unless otherwise directed.
The details of marks shall be as under:-
i. Compulsory Subjects (Total 05 Subjects) 450 Max: Marks
ii. Optional Subjects (Total 03 Subjects) 450 Max: Marks
iii. Viva-Voce 250 Max: Marks
The compulsory and optional subject(s) and maximum marks fixed for each subject shall be, as shown in the statement below:-
NO SUBJECT MAX:markS
01. English 100
02. English Essay 050
03. Essay in Urdu/Punjabi/Sindh/Pashto/Balochi 050
04. General Paper in Urdu/Punjabi/Sindh/Pashto/Balochi 100
05. General Knowledge including Every day science 150
06. Viva Voce 250
NO CANDIDATE SHALL BE SUMMONED FOR VIVA VOCE TEST UNLESS HE/SHE OBTAINED ATLEAST 33% MARKS IN EACH INDIVIDUAL WRITTEN PAPER AND 50% MARKS IN THE AGGREGATE OF THE WRITTEN PORTION OF THE EXAMINATION NO CANDIDATE SHALL BE CONSIDERED TO HAVE QUALIFIED IN THE EXAMINATION UNLESS HE/SHE ALSO OBTAINS ATLEAST 30% MARKS IN VIVA VOCE FAILURE IN OR ABSENCE FROM VIVA VOICE SHALL MEANS THAT THE CANDIDATE HAS FAILED TO QUALIFY FOR APPOINTMENT AND HIS/HER NAME WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE MERIT LIST.
NOTE: NO GRACE MARKS SHALL BE ALLOWED TO ANY CANDIDATE.
English Literature Period I, 1780-1832
English Literature Period II, 1832-1901
German 150 marks each
History of Urdu Literature/History of Sindhi Literature
Arabic Literature Period I
Arabic Literature Period II
Persian Literature Period I up to 1500 AD
Persian Literature Period II after 1500 AD
Indian History, Period I
Indian History, Period II
English History, from 1714 AD
European History, from 1789 AD 150 marks each
Islamic History, Period I
Islamic History, Period II
Applied Mathematics 150 marks each
(a) Forestry 150 marks each
Ethics and psychology
Logic and Elements of Philosophy
Political Science 150 marks each
(a) Industrial and Commercial Organization
(b) Industrial Commercial Law and
:- All papers except in easy, shall be of three hours duration. The time allowed for the essay shall be two hours in each case.
If a candidate’s handwriting is not easily legible a deduction which may be considerable, may be made on this account from the total marks secured by him/her.
Credit will be given for good English including orderly, effective and exact expression combined with due economy of words in all subjects of the examination and not only in subjects which are specially devoted to English.
Names of candidates who qualify shall be arranged in order of merit according to the aggregate marks obtained at the examination.
Note:- In the event of a tie, the order of merit shall be determined in accordance with the highest marks secured in the viva voce, Should the marks in the Viva voce of the candidates be equal then the order of merit shall be decided in accordance with the highest marks obtained by such candidates in the aggregate of the compulsory subjects.