FPSC General Instructions to the candidates Regarding Consolidated Advertisement No. 08/2015
1. SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION
I) All applications for general recruitment in BS-16 and above must be submitted online through FPSC website
However, those applicants who do not have access to internet facility, are allowed to
submit their applications by the closing date addressed to Secretary FPSC on plain paper giving detailed
particulars in the light of prescribed conditions for the post applied for, intimating difficulties in submission
of online applications. Such applications will be accepted subject to approval of the Commission.
II) For online submission of application, comprehensive procedure is available on FPSC website (at link: APPLYING ONLINE).
In case of any difficulty in online accessibility, candidates may contact FPSC Help Line on Phone No. 051-
111-000-248 or by e-mail on email@example.com. Following procedure will be adopted:-
i) No hardcopy of online application is required from the applicants.
ii) Admission Certificates for Screening (MCQ)/ Written (Descriptive) Tests for General Recruitment cases
will be placed on the website of FPSC i.e. www.fpsc.gov.pk As such candidates are advised to frequently
visit this website. They will also be intimated through SMS. However, no information in this regard shall be
sent through mail.
iii) It will be mandatory for the candidates to produce original CNIC, original Treasury Receipt of fee paid for
the post applied for and downloaded copy of Admission Certificate to the Supervisory Staff of the FPSC at
the time of Screening/ Written Test. A candidate, who does not have any of these documents, shall not be
permitted to appear in the test in any case. (The candidates should realize that in case of Treasury
Receipt, no other document such as photocopy/ scanned copy/ Bank Scroll/ Bank or Treasury
Office Certificate would be acceptable. It is, therefore, reiterated that they should preserve their
Original Treasury Receipts and do not send the same to FPSC office in advance so as to avoid any
inconvenience at the time of test).
iv) To pre-select for interview as per policy of the Commission contained in Para-16 (A,B&C) of
“General Instructions”, the candidates will be required to furnish attested copies of requisite
documents viz; Matric/Intermediate Certificates, Bachelor, Master, M.Phil, Ph.D Degrees with Result Cards/
DMCs etc., CNIC, two photographs, Experience Certificates where required (with exact dates/duration and
proof of its being regular full time paid job showing nature of job/ detailed job description issued by an
authorized officer of the concerned Govt. Department higher than the status of post applied for and in case
of a Private Firm/ Organization, by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)/ Director (HR/ Admn)/ Manager (HR)
of the Firm/ Organization concerned with his CNIC No., address & Phone No.), Domicile Certificate,
Departmental Permission Certificate (in case of Govt. Servants), copy/ detail of publications/ research
papers where required as well as original TR (in non-test cases) etc. within 15 days of Notice from FPSC.
The candidates who fail to furnish the requisite documents within stipulated time or furnish incorrect/
incomplete information, their candidature shall be liable to rejection. Therefore, they are advised to get their
documents ready for submission to FPSC by the due date.
v) The candidates called for interview must bring their original documents etc. on the day of their interview.
vi) Eligibility of the candidates in all respects shall be reckoned upto the closing date.
vii) The candidates are advised to apply online at the earliest without waiting for the closing date.
2. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
I) The prescribed educational qualifications and valid registration with PEC/ PMDC/ PNC and such other
institutions where applicable must have been acquired on or before the closing date for submission of
applications. Applications of candidates, whose result is not officially announced by the Controller of
Examination of a Board/ University on or before the closing date, shall not be considered. Proof of the
announcement of results (date, month and year) should be provided alongwith the requisite documents.
II) The eligibility of a candidate is governed by the Recruitment Rules of a post. Candidates who claim
equivalence of a foreign degree with the prescribed educational qualifications of post, must at the time of
submission of requisite documents, enclose certificate/proof of such equivalence of
FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
AN APPLICATION IS LIABLE TO BE REJECTED, IF THE INSTRUCTIONS
MENTIONED BELOW ARE NOT FOLLOWED
degrees/diplomas/certificates issued by the competent authority e.g. Higher Education
Commission/Pakistan Engineering Council/Pakistan Council of Architects & Town Planners /Pakistan
Nursing Council/Pakistan Medical and Dental Council/Inter Board Committee, alongwith their translation in
Urdu/English. Otherwise their applications will be liable to rejection, and no subsequent claim on this
account will be accepted by the Commission.
III) ‘Post qualification’ means the experience gained in a regular full time paid job including experience of daily
wages/contingent services and that of the on job training subject to its relevancy acquired after attaining
the requisite/ minimum advertised qualifications. Period reckonable as post qualification experience is
from date of commencement of experience which essentially must be after date of attaining the qualification
(counted after the result of requisite qualification is officially announced by the Controller of Exam of a
Board/ University concerned) till the closing date. The experience as part time, honorary/ self-employed
and apprentice/ internee will not be considered/ counted as experience.
IV) Any experience overlapping with another period of post qualification experience will also not be admissible.
V) Subsequent changes in post qualification experience in the form of additional certificates supplied later will
not be admissible (unless asked for by the FPSC).
VI) The decision as to which foreign or Pakistani qualification is equivalent to corresponding Pakistani degree
rests solely with the Commission
VII) The period spent by a candidate in obtaining degree of M.Phil/Ph.D in the relevant field shall be treated as
practical experience upto a maximum period of two and four years, respectively, for the purpose of initial
appointment, provided that:-
i) a candidate who has obtained the degree of M.Phil/Ph.D during service shall not be entitled to a
double benefit of counting the said period as service towards experience prescribed for the post; and
ii) this concession shall not be available for the posts for which the prescribed qualification is
A candidate must satisfy the Commission on his/her eligibility in all respects in terms of the recruitment rules governing
the post applied for. The decision of the Commission in this behalf and as regards a candidate’s eligibility in terms of the
advertisement for a post or category of posts shall be final.
4. EVIDENCE OF DATE OF BIRTH
I) Matriculation Certificate which clearly states the Date of Birth.
II) In case a candidate who possesses GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent certificate which does not contain the Date
of Birth, the School Leaving Certificate alongwith Birth Certificate issued by the Hospital/Municipal
Committee as an authentic proof of Date of Birth will be accepted.
5. CALCULATION OF AGE
The cut off date for calculation of age is the closing date for submission of applications as given in the advertisement.
6. RELAXATION IN UPPER AGE LIMIT
Maximum age limit as prescribed under the Recruitment Rules shall be relaxed in pursuance of Initial Appointment to
Civil Posts (Relaxation of Upper Age Limit) Rules, 1993 (as amended from time to time) as follows:-
(1) (a) By three years in case of candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Buddhist Community,
Recognized Tribes of the Tribal Areas, Azad Kashmir and the Gilgit Baltistan (only those
candidates who are permanent residents of these areas will be eligible for the concession and in
each case, a certificate from the Political Agent or as the case may be, the District Coordination
Officer of the area, will be required to be produced).
(b) By ten years upto the maximum age of 55 years for in-service Government servants including
contract Employees who have completed 2 years continuous Government service on the closing
date for receipt of applications (employees of the Nationalized Banks, State Bank of Pakistan,
WAPDA, other Semi-Government and Autonomous Bodies are not eligible for this concession).
(c) By fifteen years or the number of years actually served in the Armed Forces of Pakistan,
whichever is less, in the case of retired/ released officers/personnel of the Armed Forces of
(d) By five years in case of widow, son or daughter of a deceased civil servant who dies during
Note: Where a candidate is eligible for age relaxation under more than one category specified
above, he/she shall be allowed relaxation in one category only. In such cases, applications must be
accompanied by adequate proof of age relaxation being claimed.
(2) 5 years general age relaxation over and above any one of the above age relaxations.
7. CITIZENSHIP/DOMICILE/REGIONAL RESERVED QUOTAS
I.) The candidate must be a citizen of Pakistan or a person deriving his/her nationality from the State of Jammu and
II.) A candidate who has acquired the citizenship of Pakistan by registration under the Pakistan Citizenship Act and the
rules made there under should produce a certificate (attested copy thereof) of citizenship alongwith the requisite
III.) Seats earmarked for prescribed provincial/regional quotas should be allocated to candidates on the basis of the
domicile certificate issued by the competent authority in accordance with the law and the rules.
IV.) Only those candidates shall be considered for vacancies reserved for Azad Jammu and Kashmir who hold the
domicile certificate of this region issued by the competent authority in accordance with the Law & Rules.
V.) The domicile claimed by a candidate and accepted by the Government at the time of first entry into Government
service shall be treated as final throughout his/her service career and no subsequent change in his/her domicile will
be recognized for the purpose of terms & conditions of his/her service including his/her allocation and liability to
VI.) The domicile once claimed and accepted by the Commission for the purpose of admission to an
examination/selection shall be treated final and, no change will be allowed at a subsequent examination/selection.
VII.) Candidate will submit an undertaking/declaration that he/she is not in possession of any other domicile certificate
other than the one claimed in his Online Application for the aforesaid case/post.
VIII.) The provincial/regional quota as advertised will be observed strictly. Therefore, candidates possessing the required
domicile will only be considered for appointment. All candidates must attach with requisite documents, attested
copies of self domicile certificates. Applications of candidates who do not possess prescribed domicile for a post
shall be rejected.
IX.) Posts reserved to be filled on merit shall be opened to all applicants irrespective of their domicile.
X.) A Sindh (Urban) domicile refers only to the city areas of Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkur. Cantonment areas are
considered as being a part of the city. The areas under the jurisdiction of the District Councils of these districts and
the rest of Sindh are Sindh Rural Areas.
XI.) Federally Administered Tribal Areas include:-
i.) Tribal Areas adjoining Peshawar, Bannu, D.I. Khan and Kohat Districts; and
ii.) Bajor, Mohmand, Orakzai, Khyber, Kurram, North Waziristan and South Waziristan Agencies.
XII.) A candidate belonging to the Federal or Provincial Tribal Areas should produce alongwith requisite documents a
certificate issued and signed by the Political Agent of the area in the prescribed form available on FPSC website.
XIII.) A candidate who has married a person who is not a citizen of Pakistan shall not be eligible for appointment provided
that a person who marries an Indian national with the prior permission of the Government may be regarded as being
eligible for appointment.
8. DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION CERTIFICATE
I.) A candidate already in Government service must provide the Departmental Permission Certificate alongwith the
requisite documents otherwise he/she will not be interviewed nor would he/she be paid any traveling allowance
even if the call letter says so. A departmental candidate should approach his/her Ministry/ Division/ Department to
expedite the Departmental Permission Certificate as indicated in the prescribed form.
II.) Officer/Personnel of the Armed Forces including those on L.P.R. should produce the permission from Services
Headquarters, Ministry of Defence concerned alongwith requisite documents for taking up employment in
III.) Candidate(s) who may have/had left Government service must submit certificates/evidence from their previous
employers for acceptance of their resignation or termination of their appointments, as the case may be alongwith
IV.) Candidate who enters into Government service after submitting the online application must inform the Commission
immediately and also produce the Departmental Permission Certificate alongwith requisite documents. If the
job of a candidate is changed after submitting the online application, the Commission may be informed and a
fresh Departmental Permission Certificate should be produced from the present employer alongwith requisite
9. APPLICATION FEE
I.) Rate of application fee is Rs.300/- for BS-16 and 17, Rs.750/- for BS-18, Rs.1200/- for BS-19 and Rs.1500/- for BS-
20 and above.
i.) The amount should be deposited on or before the closing date in the nearest Government Treasury, or in
a branch of the National Bank of Pakistan, or in a state treasury authorized to transact business on behalf
of the Government under the account head “C02101-Organs of State Exam Fee (FPSC Receipt)”.
ii.) Cash, Postal Orders, Cheques, Money Orders or Bank Drafts will not be accepted.
iii.) Fee once paid will not be refunded nor will it be held in reserve for any other or subsequent
II.) In case of short payment of required fee, on or before the closing date, the application will be entertained only on
making double payment of less fee paid amount and submission of original Treasury Receipt alongwith the
III.) The candidate’s name with CNIC number, case number, name of the post and the treasury at which the fee is
deposited should be clearly entered in the treasury receipt. Blank copies of the treasury Challan can be downloaded
from the website of FPSC.
IV.) Candidates from outside Pakistan are allowed to produce Original TR of fee payment made in Pakistan at the time
of appearing in the test and in non-test cases at the time of interview, as the case may be.
10. POSTAL ADDRESS
Postal address including the postal code must be written in Capital letters. Change in address should be reported to the
FPSC immediately. If a reference has to be made to the Commission, the name of the post applied for, advertisement
number, case number, full name (Roll Number) if issued and the new postal address (telephone number, etc.) must be
mentioned. The candidates must also arrange for communications sent to them at their old address to be re-directed to
the new address or collected. It should be clearly understand that the Commission accepts no responsibility for postal
delays/letter received undelivered.
11. CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE COMMISSION
All correspondence must be addressed to the Secretary, Federal Public Service Commission, Islamabad, by
designation and not by name. No application or letter addressed to Chairman/Member/or an officer other than the
Secretary of the Commission will be entertained.
12. REJECTION OF APPLICATION
An application will be rejected on any of the following grounds:-
1. Application not received on or before the closing date.
2. Fee not paid on or before the closing date.
3. Non submission of original Treasury Receipt of application fee deposited on or before the closing date at the time of
written test / alongwith requisite documents (for non-test cases)
4. Under age/Overage.
5. No proof of age.
6. Do not possess required/advertised domicile.
7. No proof of Educational Qualification.
8. Lack of Educational criteria on the closing date as the result was not declared/announced upto the closing date.
9. Educational Qualification is not relevant.
10. Post qualification experience is short.
11. No proof of experience.
12. Do not possess required/advertised experience.
13. Relevant/countable experience is short.
14. Departmental Permission Certificate has been refused.
15. Some relevant column of the online Application left blank.
16. Non submission of attested copies of the certificates within stipulated time of FPSC Notice as proof in support of
the Prescribed Qualification/ Experience/ Domicile etc.
13. REPRESENTATION AND REVIEW PETITION
a) A candidate aggrieved by any decision of the Federal Public Service Commission may, within thirty days of
communication of decision, make a representation to the Commission and the Commission shall decide the
representation within fifteen days after giving the candidate a reasonable opportunity of hearing.
b) A candidate aggrieved by the decision of the Commission made under paragraph (a) may, within fifteen
days of communication of decision, submit a review petition to the Commission and the Commission shall
decide the review petition within thirty days under intimation to the petitioner. The decision of the
Commission on review petition shall be final.
c) Save as provided in this Ordinance, no order made or proceeding taken under this Ordinance, or rules
made hereunder, by the Commission shall be called in question in any court and no injunction shall be
granted by any court in respect of any decision made or taken in pursuance of any power conferred by, or
under, this Ordinance.
d) Any candidate aggrieved by a decision of the Commission under paragraph (b) may, within thirty days of
the decision, prefer an appeal to the High Court.
Note: – Each representation and review petition will be entertained only if accompanied with original
Treasury Receipts of Rs.100/- in each case.
a) The applicant may be required to appear in an examination/a test/screening test or a professional test.
b) Eligibility of the candidates in terms of Recruitment Rules and the advertised conditions shall be determined after
the conduct of screening/professional test/ descriptive examination. On detailed scrutiny of the applications if
they are found ineligible, their candidatures will be cancelled irrespective of the fact whether they have appeared
in the examination/test or even qualified therein. On rejection of applicants’ candidatures on the basis of their
ineligibility, the applicants would be informed by the Commission defining the reasons of their ineligibility. The
rejected candidates on submission of their representations shall be heard by the Commission’s Committee.
The candidates should therefore make sure before appearing in the examination/test, that they are eligible in all
respects for the post, they have applied for.
c) The Commission may place on its website the syllabi prior to the conduct of the screening (MCQ) test/ written
(descriptive) examination. The candidate may therefore frequently visit FPSC website to make sure that he/she
has studied the Syllabus and taken print out of Admission Certificate for test of the post he has applied for.
d) The medium of the examination/test will be English except where specified otherwise.
e) If a candidate fails to appear in the MCQ test/ descriptive examination on scheduled date & time for any
reason, the test/ examination will not be conducted again for him/her separately.
f) The Commission will determine the number of candidates to be interviewed according to the merit drawn on
the basis of examination/test.
g) The OMR Answer Sheets/ Answer Books of the candidates will be retained in the office of the FPSC for
one year only and thereafter the same will be destroyed.
h) No request for re-checking/re-counting of marks will be entertained.
i) Disabled candidates viz visually impaired (Blind), physically impaired, hearing/speech impaired (Deaf &
Dumb) will be provided helper such as writer if so requested by them in their Application Form.
j) Extra time of 15 minutes per hour will be allowed to the visually impaired (Blind) candidates.
k) The disabled candidates seeking assistance to attempt the examination on computer will appear at
Islamabad Centre only.
l) Bringing of Mobile Telephone/Likewise device in the Examination Hall is strictly prohibited. FPSC is not
responsible for its Security or Loss.
m) No request for change of centre will be entertained.
n) In case a candidate opts for different centers in different cases, then it will be his/her responsibility to inform
FPSC at least four (04) weeks before the test schedule as to in which centre he intends to appear for test.
15. EXAMINATION/TEST CENTERS
a) Besides Islamabad, the FPSC holds Examinations/Tests at Provincial Headquarters i.e. Lahore, Karachi,
Peshawar and Quetta and Regional Offices at Multan, Sukkur, D.I. Khan and Gilgit, if there are sufficient
number of candidates for these places. If not, candidates will be required to appear at other centres at the
discretion of the Commission. The Commission does not pay any traveling or daily allowance or any other
expenditure incurred by a candidate.
b) Appearance in the screening (MCQ) test/ written (descriptive) test and in the interview(s) as and when
fixed, as specified under Para-16 below, shall be mandatory for all candidates including those who
applied with foreign addresses against all BS-16 and above/ equivalent posts advertised by the FPSC.
16. PRE-SELECTION CRITERIA
(EFFECTIVE FROM COMMISSION’S CONSOLIDATED ADV. NO. 05/2015 ONWARDS)
A.) FOR BS-16 AND BS-17 POSTS.
i.) In case number of applicants is maximum twenty (20) per case, the Commission reserves the
right to dispense with the Screening (MCQ) Test and call the candidates for interview directly,
after determination of their eligibility in terms of advertised conditions and if number of
applicants is more than twenty (20) per case, Screening Test comprising MCQs (with qualifying
threshold of 25% marks) will be held.
(NB: – To keep within manageable limits the cases where more than twenty
thousand (20,000) applications are received, Screening (MCQ) Test will be held
in Batches by equally bifurcating the candidates whereupon different MCQ
Papers will be set.)
ii.) The qualifying candidates, if eligible otherwise, shall be called for interview in the following
a) 05 candidates per post; for all Provincial/ Regional quota posts (if overall advertised
posts per case are two or less) as well as all merit quota posts;
b) 03 candidates per post; for all Provincial/ Regional quota posts (if overall advertised
posts per case are more than two).
iii.) Final Merit List shall be based on marks of interview only in non-test cases and on Aggregate
of Marks obtained in the Screening Test and the interview in test cases.
B.) For BS-18 and BS-19 posts.
i.) Written (Descriptive) Test comprising two papers of 100 marks each will be held for all
applicants as detailed below:-
Paper one for all posts in BS-18 and BS-19.
I) English Essay 50 Marks
II) English (Composition, précis, Grammar and Translation) 50 Marks.
Paper Two (General Management Posts)
I) Public Administration & Office Management 50 Marks.
II) Human Resource, Financial Management,
Quality Management and Information Technology 50 Marks.
Paper Two (Professional or Technical Posts)
I) Public Administration, Human Resource and
Financial Management relating to his field 20 Marks.
II) Specialized Paper relating to the Qualification
subjects and profession of the post 80 Marks.
For recruitment to posts in BS-18 and BS-19 not involving administrative experience such as Assistant
or Associate Professors, Doctors Specialists such as Oncology, Nephrology, Medicines, Neuro,
Teaching etc. Paper two may be of 100 marks relating to the qualification and the field for which hiring
is being done.
ii.) The qualifying threshold for the Written (Descriptive) Examination shall be 40 percent in each
paper and the qualifying candidates in Written (Descriptive) Examination, if eligible otherwise,
shall be called for interview in the ratio of 1:5 for all merit/ regional quota posts;
iii.) Final Merit List shall be based on Aggregate of Marks obtained in the Written (Descriptive)
Examination and the interview.
C.) For BS-20 and BS-21 posts.
i.) Written Test comprising one paper of 100 marks viz; English Essay or Case Study relating to
the field of post will be held for all applicants.
ii.) The qualifying threshold for the written examination shall be 50 percent; and
iii.) Only the candidates qualifying the written test, if otherwise eligible, shall be called for interview
to determine their skills and professional ability in the relevant post.
iv.) Final Merit List shall be based on Aggregate of marks obtained in the Written Test and the
D.) Qualifying threshold in interview:
The qualifying threshold in interview for recruitment to all BS-16 and above/ equivalent posts
advertised by the FPSC will be as under:-
S. No. Basic Pay
Scale of post
1. BS-16 & 17 200 101
2. BS-18 200 111
3. BS-19 200 121
4. BS-20 200 131
5. BS-21&22 200 141
I) Besides Islamabad, FPSC holds Interviews at Provincial Headquarters i.e. Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar, Quetta, if
there are sufficient number of candidates for these places. If not, candidates will be required to appear at other
centres at the discretion of the Commission. The Commission does not pay any traveling or daily allowance or any
other expenditure incurred by a candidate unless otherwise specified in the call letter.
II) All the candidates are expected to have the knowledge of job description/duties for the post against which they have
III) Questions relating to his experience and qualification will be asked.
IV) Should have basic knowledge regarding Islam and Pakistan.
18. POSTPONEMENT OF INTERVIEW
The Government sometimes announces public holidays at short notice. The Commission’s Examination/Test/Interview
will not be affected by such announcements, unless a decision on postponement of the examination/test/interview is
conveyed to the candidates.
19. DRESS AT THE TIME OF INTERVIEW
No dress is prescribed for interviews. However, to conform to the formality of the occasion the candidates should dress
correctly, appropriate to the weather, buttons done up, etc. and those who do not keep a beard must be freshly shaved.
Informal dress such as T-Shirts, Jeans/Denims, etc. is not desirable for the occasion.
20. CRITERIA FOR FINAL MERIT
Final merit list after the interviews for BS-16 & 17 posts would be prepared on the basis of interviews only in non-test
cases and on the basis of aggregate marks of screening (MCQ) test and interview in test cases whereas for BS-
18 and above posts, final merit list shall be based on aggregate of marks obtained in written (descriptive) test
and the interview. The following criteria shall be followed for drawing final merit list:-
a) When aggregate marks of screening (MCQ) test/ written (descriptive) test and interview in respect of
more than one candidate are equal, the one who gets higher marks in interview be treated as senior in
b) When marks of interview and screening (MCQ) test/ written (descriptive) test are also equal, one who is
older in age be treated as senior in merit.
c) When marks in interview and screening (MCQ) test/ written (descriptive) test are equal as well as date of
birth is the same then the one who possesses higher academic qualifications such as M.Phil or Ph.D. in the
prescribed field where minimum required qualification is Master’s Degree, may be treated as senior in
d) In case of equivalence at (a), (b) & (c) above, the one who has acquired higher Grade/Division/higher
percentage of marks in the minimum prescribed qualification may be treated as senior in merit.
e) In case of equivalence at (a), (b), (c) & (d) above, the one who has acquired the minimum prescribed
qualification earlier than the other candidate, may be treated as senior.
21. MEDICAL FITNESS
A candidate desirous of appointment to a post in the Federal Government must be in good mental and physical health
and free from any physical defect likely to interfere in the discharge of his/her duties. A candidate who after such medical
examination as the Government may prescribe, is found to be mentally/physically unfit, shall not be selected.
Note: – (a) Disabled candidates viz visually impaired (Blind), physically impaired, hearing/speech impaired
(Deaf & Dumb) will be provided helper such as Writer, if so requested by them in their application
(b) Extra time viz: 15 minutes per hour will be allowed to the visually impaired (Blind) candidates.
Request of Computer literate candidates for provision of computer equipment etc. to attempt
question papers will be entertained. Examination for such candidates will be held at Islamabad
only. No.TA/DA etc. will be admissible.
Note: – (i) Disabled candidates must submit a certificate of disability issued by the competent
authority designated for the purpose by the Federal/Provincial Government.
(ii) In case of selection for the post applied for, it shall be subject to acceptance of the
sponsoring Ministry/ Division/ Department.
I) A candidate who knowingly furnishes any information or particulars which are false or suppresses
material information, or attempts to influence the Commission, or officers or members of the staff of
the Commission, or tries to obtain support for his/her candidature by improper means, or
deliberately submits forged certificates, or tampers with the entries in his/her age, educational and
other certificates, or misbehaves in the examination hall, or uses unfair means, or uses objectionable
language, or is found guilty of mis-conduct during examination/ test/ interviews shall be disqualified
from this examination or subsequent examinations/selections. He/she could also be
debarred from future employment.
II) Copying of question from Question-Booklet in order to take out of the Examination Hall will be
treated as an offence, such candidates will be awarded Zero Marks.
III) No penalty shall be imposed on a candidate unless he/she is given an opportunity of being heard in
IV) All correspondence, communications, representations, etc., shall be addressed to the Secretary,
FPSC and must bear the signature of the candidate himself/herself. No representation,
communication, etc., by anyone else on his/her behalf shall be entertained.
V) In case any serious deficiency is observed in the eligibility of a candidate at any stage, the
Commission may cancel his/her candidature and/or withdraw nomination of the ineligible candidate,
as the case may be.
23. Appointments to various posts are not made by the Commission. The Government makes appointments subject to the
condition that there is nothing adverse in a candidate’s Performance Evaluation Report/ Annual Confidential
Reports/Records/Antecedents/Character which may render him/her ineligible /unsuitable for the post applied for.
24. The Commission will endeavour to inform the successful and unsuccessful candidates of the result as soon as
possible. The names of candidates recommended for appointment will be sent to the appointing authority. Enquiries
need not be made about the result.
25. Application or documents once received in FPSC will not be returned in any case or reserved for any other
26. No query or information will be provided other than candidates. All correspondence or query must be made by the
27. The Basic Pay Scales are as follows:-
BS (Effective 01-07-2011)