FPSC 45 Section Officers Vacancies 2016-17 ,Last Date Increased up to 31 -12017SECTION OFFICERS PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION (SOPE)-2016, ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA, Subjects details , Syllabus , and All Information , Apply Online
Section Officers Promotional Examination(SOPE) – 2016
- Public Notice , Click here
- Public Notice, Click here
- Rules, Click here
- Notification of Amendment in the SOPE-2015 Rules, Click here
- Subjects details (Appendix-I), Click here
- Syllabus (Annex-I), Click here
- Departmental Permission Certificate (DPC), Click here
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SECTION OFFICERS PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATION (SOPE)-2016
Federal Public Service Commission will hold written Promotional Examination-2016 for selection of Section Officers against 45
vacancies with effect from 19-03-2017 as per Rules and syllabi for SOPE-2015 notified vide SRO 418(I)/2015 dated May 18th 2015 and
amended from time to time , as available on FPSC’s website. The SOPE has the following components:-
(a) Written Examination = 650 Marks (Compulsory=450 & Optional=200)
(b) Psychological Assessment Only the eligible and successful candidates of written Examination
(c) Viva Voce = 200 Marks will be called for Psychological Assessment and Viva Voce
2. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Following is the criteria to be eligible for applying/appearing in SOPE:-
(a) EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION.
At least Second Class or Grade “C” Bachelor’s degree in any faculty recognized by Higher Education
Commission. However, a candidate who has obtained a Third Division (or ‘D’ grade) in his/her Bachelor’s
degree will be eligible for the Examination in cases where he/she has obtained a higher Division in Master’s
(b) AGE –LIMITS
A candidate for admission to the examination must have attained the minimum age of 30 years on the closing date
for receipt of application i.e. 31st December,.2016 (No age relaxation shall be allowed in any case).
(c) LENGTH OF SERVICE
(i) Eight (08) years regular service in BS-11 to BS-16 in President’s Secretariat, Prime Minister’s
Secretariat, Senate Secretariat, National Assembly Secretariat, Federal Secretariat, Attached
Departments, Wafaqi Mohtasib’s Secretariat, Federal Service Tribunal, Federal Public Service
Commission, Intelligence Bureau and also the Civilian Employees of Pakistan Armed Forces
Headquarters and their lower formations.
(ii) Length of service as at c(i) above means regular service acquired before or after obtaining the
required educational qualification given at para 2(a) above.
(d) INELIGIBILITY WITH RESPECT TO SERVICE
The employees of the following offices/categories shall not be eligible to apply/ appear for SOPE-2016.
All Subordinate Offices.
Accountants General in the Provinces.
Provincial Governments, Azad Jammu &
Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan Governments.
Election Commission of Pakistan
Federal Shariat Court
Semi Government., Autonomous Bodies,
Corporations and Regulatory Authorities
Strategic Organizations such as PAEC, KRL, AWC and
The employees working below BS-11 and those who are
placed in BS-17 on regular basis.
The employees mentioned at (i) to (viii) working on
deputation basis in Federal Government.
Other departments which have not been declared as
attached departments in terms of Schedule III of Rules of
3. PROCEDURE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION: All aspirants may apply online for SOPE-2016 during the period from
01.12.2016 to 31.12.2016 followed by submission of hard copy of online form duly signed alongwith all documents, so as to reach the
FPSC Headquarters, Islamabad within 10 days of the closing date as per procedure stipulated in Rule-4 for SOPE-2015.
4. CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATIONS IS 31st December, 2016.
5. CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO;
I. Carefully fill the online form. The hard copy of online application form must have the same entries as in online form. No
subsequent alteration in the entries of online form shall be accepted. Correctly enter CNIC No. & date of birth in online form.
Wrong entry shall lead to rejection of candidature.
II. Attach all attested copies of required documents, photographs with the hard copy of online application form and must be
dispatched to Secretary, FPSC, F.5/1, Aga Khan Road, Islamabad within 10 days of closing date.
III. Choose the optional subjects correctly in accordance with Appendix-I of Rules for SOPE-2015. Be careful that optional subjects
& examination centre once selected shall not be changed. No request in this regard shall be entertained.
IV. Strictly comply with the Rules for SOPE-2015 else their candidature shall lead to rejection.
AMIR TARIQ ZAMAN