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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (Curriculum & Research Wing) Scheme and Syllabi for Screening/Professional Tests as well as Descriptive Examination Relating to Posts Advertised Vide Consolidated Advertisement No. 09/2015

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (Curriculum & Research Wing) Scheme and Syllabi for Screening/Professional Tests as well as Descriptive Examination Relating to Posts Advertised Vide Consolidated Advertisement No. 09/2015

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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
(Curriculum & Research Wing)
Scheme and Syllabi for Screening/Professional Tests as well as Descriptive Examination
Relating to Posts Advertised Vide Consolidated Advertisement No. 09/2015
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Case No.
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Particulars of Post(s) Qualifications for Posts Test Specification Main Topics for MCQ Test
1. 97/2015 Inspector (BS-16), Airport
Security Force, Aviation
Division, Cabinet
Secretariat
Bachelor’s Degree. Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
General Intelligence/
Professional Test = 80 marks
Part-I
Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring
Part-II
 Basic Arithmetic.
 Current Affairs.
 Pakistan Affairs & Islamic Studies
 Everyday/General Science
 Security Measures to Maintain Law & Order
Note : (Equal weightage for each topic at Part-II)
2. 111/2015 Assistant Director
(Investigation) (BS-17)
Federal Investigation
Agency, Ministry of Interior
Second Class or Grade ’C’ Master’s
Degree from a university
recognized by HEC.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
General Intelligence/
Professional Test = 80 marks
Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar usage, Sentence Structuring.
Part-II
 Basic Arithmetic.
 Current Affairs.
 Pakistan Affairs & Islamic Studies
 Everyday/General Science
 FIA Act, 1974
Note : (Equal weightage for each topic at Part-II)
3. 114/2015 Librarian (Male) (BS-17),
F.G. Colleges, Directorate
of Federal Government
Educational Institutions
(Cantt/ Garrison), Ministry
of Defence
Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s
Degree in Library Science/
Information Sciences.
OR
Graduate with Diploma in Library
Science from a University.
OR
Bachelor of Library Science plus
five years post qualification
professional experience in BS-16;
otherwise, eight years experience if
not in BS-16.
OR
Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s
Degree in the relevant subject with
Diploma in Library Science or
Bachelor of Library Science.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks
Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar usage, Sentence Structuring.
Part-II
 Introduction to Library & Information Science
 Information Sources and Services
 Classification: Theory and Practice
 Cataloguing: Theory and Practice
 Collection, Maintenance and Issuance of Library
Books.
 Management of Libraries & Information Centres
 Library Automation/Information Storage & Retrieval
 Research Methods & Techniques for Librarians
 Public Records, Rare Material & their Conservation
 Management of Serials Publications
 Rules & Procedures of Write off the Library Losses
 Classification of Records
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Case No.
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Particulars of Post(s) Qualifications for Posts Test Specification Main Topics for MCQ Test
4. 119/2015 Medical Officer (BS-17),
Airport Security Force,
Cabinet Secretariat,
(Aviation Division)
M.B.B.S
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks
Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring.
Part-II
 Core courses of MBBS degree program.
 Health Policy of the Government,
5. 120/2015 Junior Scientific Officer
(BS-16), EME Corps,
Ministry of Defence
Post Matric Diploma from a
recognized technical institution/
polytechnic with five (5) years post
qualification experience in one of the
following subjects:
(i) Metallurgical Engineering
(ii) Drawing and Design Engineering
(iii) Mechanical Engineering
(iv) Automobile Engineering
(v) Electrical Engineering
(vi) Electronics Engineering
(vii) Communication Engineering
(viii) Aeronautical Engineering
(ix) Chemical Engineering
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks
Part-I
Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring.
Part-II
 Basic Electronics and Test Equipments
 Communication Principles
 Fundamentals of Wireless Communication
 Basics of Computer Software/Hardware
 Basics of Computer Networking
 Working and Construction of Different Types of
Engines.
 Transmission System
 EFI System
 Use of Diagnostic Equipments
6. 122/2015 Deputy Assistant Director
(BS-16), Audit Bureau of
Circulation, Ministry of
Information, Broadcasting
& National Heritage
i. Second Class or Grade ’C’
Bachelor’s Degree
ii. Three years post qualification
experience in a Printing Press/
Newspapers/ Journals/
Periodicals
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
General Intelligence/
Professional Test = 80 marks
Part-I
Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring
Part-II
 Basic Arithmetic.
 Pakistan Affairs & Islamic Studies
 Presentation Skills
 Procedure for Market Survey of publications to
determine their circulation
 Steps for conduct of audit of Newspapers/
Periodicals/Journals
Note : (Equal weightage for each topic at Part-II)
7. 124/2015 Assistant Private
Secretary (BS-16), Textile
Commissioner’s
Organization, Ministry of
Textile Industry
i. Second class or Grade “C:
Bachelor’s degree from a
University recognized by HEC
ii. A minimum speed of 100/50
w.p.m in shorthand/typing
respectively
iii. Must be computer literate.
 Typing Test with minimum Speed of 50 W.P.M 40 Marks
 Shorthand Test with minimum Speed of 100 W.P.M 40 Marks
 Computer Literacy Test:
i Microsoft Word (Typing, Formatting) 10 Marks
ii Microsoft Excel (Typing, Graph, Calculations) 10 Marks
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Case No.
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Particulars of Post(s) Qualifications for Posts Test Specification Main Topics for MCQ Test
8. 128/2015 Accounts Officer (BS-17),
Pakistan Mint Lahore,
Finance Division
Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s
Degree in Business Administration
(Banking/Finance/ Accounts)/
Commerce/ICMA or equivalent
qualification from a university
recognized by the HEC.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks
Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring.
Part-II
 General Financial Rules
 System of Financial Control and Budgeting, 2006
 Estacode-Financial Matters
 Preparation and Maintenance of Accounts
 Pre-Auditing
 D.D.O. Handbook
 TR Cash Handling
 Report Writing
 Public Procurement Rules, 2004
 Business Communication
9. 140/2015 Inspector (BS-16),
Pakistan Railways Police,
Ministry of Railways
Second class or Grade “C”
Bachelor’s degree from a University
recognized by HEC
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
General Intelligence Test =
80 marks
Part-I
Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring.
Part-II
 Basic Arithmetic.
 Current Affairs.
 Pakistan Affairs & Islamic Studies
 Everyday/General Science
Note : (Equal weightage for each topic at Part-II)
10. 155/2015 Accounts Officer (BS-17),
Pakistan Metrological
Department, Aviation
Division, Cabinet
Secretariat
Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s
Degree in Commerce/ Business
Administration with Finance or
Accounting or equivalent
qualification from a university
recognized by the HEC.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks
Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring.
Part-II
 General Financial Rules
 System of Financial Control and Budgeting, 2006
 Estacode-Financial Matters
 Preparation and Maintenance of Accounts
 Pre-Auditing
 D.D.O. Handbook
 TR Cash Handling
 Report Writing
 Public Procurement Rules, 2004
 Business Communication
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Syllabi for Written Examination (Descriptive)
for all posts in BS-18 & BS-19
PAPER-I: ENGLISH (100 MARKS)
(i) English Essay-50 Marks: Candidates will be required to write an Essay in English
comprising 1500 words from a set of six given topics. Candidates are expected to
reflect comprehensive and research based knowledge on a selected topic.
Candidate’s articulation, expression and technical approach to the style of English
Essay writing will be examined.
(ii) English (Composition and Précis)-50 Marks:
The examination will test the candidate’s abilities to handle Précis Writing, Reading
Comprehension, Sentence Structuring, Translation, Grammar and Vocabulary, etc.
Précis Writing (10 marks): A selected passage with an orientation of generic
understanding and enough flexibility for compression shall be given for précising and
suggesting an appropriate title.
Reading Comprehension (10 marks)
A selected passage that is rich in substance but not very technical or disciplinespecific
shall be given, followed by five questions, each carrying 2 marks.
Grammar and Vocabulary (10 marks): Correct usage of Tense, Articles,
Prepositions, Conjunctions, Punctuation, Phrasal Verbs, Synonyms and Antonyms
etc.
Sentence Correction (5 marks): Ten sentences shall be given each having a clear
structural flaw in terms of grammar or punctuation. The candidates shall be asked to
rewrite them with really needed correction only, without marking unnecessary
alterations. No two or more sentence should have exactly the same problem, and 2-
3 sentences shall be based on correction of punctuation marks.
Grouping of Words (5 marks): A random list of ten words of moderate standard
(neither very easy nor utterly unfamiliar) shall be given, to be grouped by the
candidates in pairs of those having similar or opposite meaning, as may be clearly
directed in the question.
Pairs of Words (5 marks): Five pairs shall be given of seemingly similar words with
different meanings, generally confused in communication, for bringing out the
difference in meaning of any five of them by first explaining them in parenthesis and
then using them in sentences.
Translation (5 marks): Ten short Urdu sentences involving structural composition,
significant terms and figurative/idiomatic expressions shall be given, to be accurately
translated in English.
SUGGESTED READINGS
Sr. No. Title Author
1. English Grammar in Use Raymond Murphy (Cambridge University
Press)
2. Practical English Usage M. Swan (Oxford University Press)
3. The Little, Brown Handbook H. Ramsey Flower & Jane Aaron (The Little,
Brown & Co; Harper Collins)
4. A University English Grammar R. Quirk & S. Greenbaum (ELBS; Longmans)
5. Write Better, Speak Better Readers Digest Association
6. Modern English in Action Henry Christ (D.C. Heath & Co.)
7. Exploring the World of English Syed Saadat Ali Shah
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PAPER-II: PROFESSIONAL (100 MARKS)
Assistant Professor (Female) (Fine Arts) (BS-18),
F.G. Colleges, Directorate of Federal Government Educational Institutions
(Cantts/ Garrisons), Ministry of Defence
(Case No. 113/2015)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE: Ph.D. Degree in the relevant subject
with one (01) year post qualification teaching experience at College/ University level OR
M.Phil. Degree in the relevant subject with three (3) years post qualification teaching
experience at College/ University level. OR Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s Degree in
the relevant subject with five (5) years post qualification teaching experience at College/
University level.
Part-I: (Fine Arts) 50 Marks
I. Drawing
 Basic design principles, concepts, media and formats.
 Knowledge and skills in the use of basic tools, techniques, and processes
II. Painting
 Basic elements of Art, concepts, media and formats and the ability to apply them to
their aesthetic intent.
 Knowledge and skills in the use of basic tools, techniques, and processes
III. Printmaking
 Basic elements of art and design principles, concepts, media, and formats.
 Knowledge and skills in the use of basic tools, techniques, processes, and types of
printing presses.
IV. Sculpture
 Basic elements of art and design principles with an emphasis on three-dimensional
design, and the ability to apply these principles to a specific aesthetic intent.
V. Ceramics
 Knowledge and skills in the use of basic tools, techniques, and processes.
 Preparation of clay bodies and glazes, kiln stacking procedures, and firing
processes.
 Knowledge of the history of ceramics
VI. Crafts
 Knowledge and skills in the use of traditional craft techniques, including Islamic
Arts,
 Knowledge of various design methods and their relationship to the
conceptualization, development, and completion of craft projects.
 Similarities, differences, and relationships among the various craft specializations.
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VII. Islamic Calligraphy
 Importance of Calligraphy as Central to Islamic Art and its relationship to the
Quran.
 Difference between handwriting and calligraphy, recognizing the purpose of
calligraphy as both aesthetic and functional.
VIII. Islamic Arts
 Philosophy of Islamic art in a historical and contemporary context.
 Knowledge of Islamic Art and civilization with emphasis on philosophy, art,
architecture, crafts, achievements in various fields and lifestyles.
Part-II: (Professional) 50 Marks
I. Development of Curriculum and Instructional Material
 Elements of Curriculum.
 Relationship of Education and Curriculum
 Curriculum Development Process: Need Assessment, Formulation of Aims and
Objectives, Taxonomies of Educational Objectives, Selection of Content,
Development of Curricular Materials.
II. Process of Teaching and Teaching Strategies
 Process of Classroom Communication
 Factors affecting Classroom Communication
 Barriers to Classroom Communications
 Use of Instructional Materials and Media
III. Educational Assessment and Evaluation
 Concept of Classroom Assessment and Evaluation
 Distinction between Assessment, Evaluation and Measurement
 Approaches to Evaluation: Formative Evaluation; Summative Evaluation
 Types of Test: Essay Type; Objective Type: Multiple Choice, True-False Items,
Matching Type; Principles of Construction of these Test
 Characteristics of a Good Test: Validity, Reliability, Objectivity, Usability
IV. Educational Administration and Supervision
 The Concept of Administration
 Educational Planning and Organization in Pakistan
 Approaches to Educational Administration: Democratic; Authoritarian; Laissezfaire
 Educational Supervision
V. Research Methods in Education
 Scientific Method and its Application in Education
 Sampling Techniques:
 Research Instruments: Questionnaire: Interview; Test; Observation; Rating Scale
 Type of Research: Basic/Applied Research; Historical Research; Descriptive
Research; Correlation Research; Causal-Comparative Research; Experimental
Research; Action Research; Qualitative and Quantitative Research
 Research Proposal and Report Writing
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SUGGESTED READINGS
S. No. Title Author
1. Printmakers Today, Jeffrey B. Snyder
2. Painting In Pakistan, Hassan, Ijaz ul
3. Islamic Art & Spirituality, Nasr, Seyyed Hossein
4. Sculpture Today Beaumont, M, et al
5. Image and Identity. Akbar Naqvi
6. Research in Education JW Best
7. Integrating Education Technology into
Teaching
Roblyer
8. Curriculum Development S. M. Shahid
9. Educational Measurement and
Evaluation
S. M. Shahid
10. Educational Administration S. M. Shahid
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PAPER-II: PROFESSIONAL (100 MARKS)
Associate Professor (Male) (Economics) (BS-19),
F.G. Colleges, Directorate of Federal Government Educational Institutions
(Cantts/ Garrisons), Ministry of Defence
(Case No. 126A/2015)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE: Ph.D. Degree in the relevant subject
with eight (08) year post qualification teaching experience at College/ University level OR
M.Phil. Degree in the relevant subject with ten (10) years post qualification teaching
experience at College/ University level. OR Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s Degree in
the relevant subject with twelve (12) years post qualification teaching experience at
College/ University level.
Part-I: (Economics) 50 Marks
I. Micro Economics
Consumer behaviour, Determination of market demand and supply i.e. concept of
elasticity of Demand & Supply, Static, Comparative Static Analysis, Distinction between
partial and general equilibrium analysis (basic level) theory of the Firm, Producer’s
equilibrium, Pricing factors of production
II. Macro Economics
Basic Economic Concepts, National Income Accounting, Consumption Function,
Multiplier, Accelerator, Component of Aggregate Demand, Labour Demand and Supply,
Un-Employment, Determination of equilibrium level of income and output (at least with
reference to two or three school of thought), Inflation.
III. Public Financing
Government expenditure, Sources of Government Revenue, Privatization, Taxes and nontaxes,
Incidence of different taxes, Public Debt, Objectives, methods of repayment,
Deficit financing, General Equilibrium Analysis, Welfare Economics, Fiscal Policy.
IV. Role of Foreign Trade and Aid in Economic Development
Trends in Pakistan’s Balance of Payments, Terms of Trade, Changes in direction of trade,
Trends in Pakistan’s major exports and imports, Causes of significant changes in the
trends, the role of migration and remittances in Pakistan’s economy, costs and benefits of
Foreign Aid, Role of Foreign Investment.
V. Major Issues in Pakistan Economy
Energy crisis, Corruption, Bad governance, External debt accumulation and dependency,
Unemployment, Income inequality, Inflation, Fiscal and trade deficits, Balance of payment
issues, Shortage of irrigation water.
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Part-II: (Professional) 50 Marks
I. Development of Curriculum and Instructional Material
 Elements of Curriculum.
 Relationship of Education and Curriculum
 Curriculum Development Process: Need Assessment, Formulation of Aims and
Objectives, Taxonomies of Educational Objectives, Selection of Content,
Development of Curricular Materials.
II. Process of Teaching and Teaching Strategies
 Process of Classroom Communication
 Factors affecting Classroom Communication
 Barriers to Classroom Communications
 Use of Instructional Materials and Media
III. Educational Assessment and Evaluation
 Concept of Classroom Assessment and Evaluation
 Distinction between Assessment, Evaluation and Measurement
 Approaches to Evaluation: Formative Evaluation; Summative Evaluation
 Types of Test: Essay Type; Objective Type: Multiple Choice, True-False Items,
Matching Type; Principles of Construction of these Test
 Characteristics of a Good Test: Validity, Reliability, Objectivity, Usability
IV. Educational Administration and Supervision
 The Concept of Administration
 Educational Planning and Organization in Pakistan
 Approaches to Educational Administration: Democratic; Authoritarian; Laissezfaire
 Educational Supervision
V. Research Methods in Education
 Scientific Method and its Application in Education
 Sampling Techniques:
 Research Instruments: Questionnaire: Interview; Test; Observation; Rating Scale
 Type of Research: Basic/Applied Research; Historical Research; Descriptive
Research; Correlation Research; Causal-Comparative Research; Experimental
Research; Action Research; Qualitative and Quantitative Research
 Research Proposal and Report Writing
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SUGGESTED READINGS
S. No. Title Author
1. A Text-book of Economics Theory Stonier & Hague
2. Government Finance—An Economic
Analysis
Due John, F.
3. Microeconomic Ferguson, C.E. & Gould,
J.P., Nicholson, Mankiw
4. Macroeconomics Rudigar Dorubush and
Stanley Fisher Blanchard
5. Foreign Aid Theory and Practice in
Southern Asia
Wolf, Jr. DC
6. History of International Trade Findlay, R and O’ Rourke, K
7. Research in Education JW Best
8. Integrating Education Technology into
Teaching
Roblyer
9. Curriculum Development S. M. Shahid
10. Educational Measurement and Evaluation S. M. Shahid
11. Educational Administration S. M. Shahid
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PAPER-II: PROFESSIONAL (100 MARKS)
Associate Professor (Male) (History) (BS-19),
F.G. Colleges, Directorate of Federal Government Educational Institutions
(Cantts/ Garrisons), Ministry of Defence
(Case No. 126B/2015)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE: Ph.D. Degree in the relevant subject
with eight (08) year post qualification teaching experience at College/ University level OR
M.Phil. Degree in the relevant subject with ten (10) years post qualification teaching
experience at College/ University level. OR Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s Degree in
the relevant subject with twelve (12) years post qualification teaching experience at
College/ University level.
Part-I: (History) 50 Marks
I. Muslim Rule and Heritage in India (712-1857): Political History Arrival, foundation
and consolidation of Muslim rule in India, important rulers of the Slave Dynasty and
the Mughals. The Spirit and legacy of Muslim civilization, Art, Architecture and
literature, Public Administration under Muslim Rules. Sultans, Kings, Economic,
Social, Judicial, Civil and Military system during the Muslim rule, Industry, trade and
commerce under the Muslim patronage, Financial Administration.
II. British Rule in India: 1857-1947: British Imperialism, origin and growth of the East
India Company, Causes and effects of downfall of the Mughal Empire in India, War of
Independence in 1857:Causes and effects.
III. Muslim Struggle for Independence: Role of Shah Wali Ullah, Syed Ahmad
Shaheed and Sir Syed Ahmed Khan towards regeneration of the Muslim of South
Asia, All India Muslim League, Partition of Bengal, Simla Deputation, Lucknow pact;
Khilafat movement. Nahru Report, Quaid-i- Azam’s Fourteen Points.
IV. Pakistan Movement: Allama Iqbal’s Allahabad Address 1930, and Round Table
Conference. The Congress Rule in the provinces-1937-1939, Lahore Resolution
1940, various Missions and Plans for the partition of the South Asia. Founders of
Pakistan: Quaid-i-Azam, Mohsin-ul-Mulk, Syed Amir Ali, Ali Brothers. Sir Agha Khan,
Ch. Khaliq uz Zaman, Chaudhry Rahmat Ali, etc.
V. Separation of East Pakistan: Causes and Effects.
VI. Working of Democracy in Pakistan: Liaquat Ali Khan to Firoz Khan Noon (1947-
1958), Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto’s Period,(1971-1977),Benazir, Nawaz Sharif ,Revival of
Democracy: 1988-1999, Restoration of Democracy (2008 to date), Role of Major
Political Parties and Pressure Groups in the history of Pakistan.
Part-II: (Professional) 50 Marks
I. Development of Curriculum and Instructional Material
 Elements of Curriculum.
 Relationship of Education and Curriculum
 Curriculum Development Process: Need Assessment, Formulation of Aims and
Objectives, Taxonomies of Educational Objectives, Selection of Content,
Development of Curricular Materials.
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II. Process of Teaching and Teaching Strategies
 Process of Classroom Communication
 Factors affecting Classroom Communication
 Barriers to Classroom Communications
 Use of Instructional Materials and Media
III. Educational Assessment and Evaluation
 Concept of Classroom Assessment and Evaluation
 Distinction between Assessment, Evaluation and Measurement
 Approaches to Evaluation: Formative Evaluation; Summative Evaluation
 Types of Test: Essay Type; Objective Type: Multiple Choice, True-False Items,
Matching Type; Principles of Construction of these Test
 Characteristics of a Good Test: Validity, Reliability, Objectivity, Usability
IV. Educational Administration and Supervision
 The Concept of Administration
 Educational Planning and Organization in Pakistan
 Approaches to Educational Administration: Democratic; Authoritarian; Laissezfaire
 Educational Supervision
V. Research Methods in Education
 Scientific Method and its Application in Education
 Sampling Techniques:
 Research Instruments: Questionnaire: Interview; Test; Observation; Rating Scale
 Type of Research: Basic/Applied Research; Historical Research; Descriptive
Research; Correlation Research; Causal-Comparative Research; Experimental
Research; Action Research; Qualitative and Quantitative Research
 Research Proposal and Report Writing
SUGGESTED READINGS
S. No. Title Author
1. India’s Struggle for Independence Chandre Bipin, 1989
2. Wavell and the Days of the Raj: Britain’s
Penultimate Viceroy in India,
Chawla, Muhammad
Iqbal, 2011
3. The Charismatic Leader: Jinnah and the
Creation of Pakistan
Hayat, Sikandar, 2007
4. Muslim Civilization of Indo-Pakistan. Ikram, Shaikh
Muhammad, 1966
5. Constitutional and Political History of
Pakistan
Khan, Hamid, 2005
6. The Military and Politics in Pakistan1947-86 Rizvi Hassan Askari
7. Research in Education JW Best
8. Integrating Education Technology into
Teaching
Roblyer
9. Curriculum Development S. M. Shahid
10. Educational Measurement and Evaluation S. M. Shahid
11. Educational Administration S. M. Shahid
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PAPER-II: PROFESSIONAL (100 MARKS)
Assistant Draftsman (BS-18), Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights
(Case No. 151/2015)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Bachelor’s Degree in Law or
Equivalent qualification recognized by HEC
EXPERIENCE: 05 years post qualification experience of work in drafting statutes and
statutory rules, notifications, legislations and other legal instruments and vetting of legal
documents
I. Definitions of Crime
II. All Provisions of:
i. Concept of arbitration, arbitration with or without intervention of court and in civil
suits.
ii. Establishment of Civil Courts with their Original & Appellate Jurisdiction.
iii. The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908
iv. Pakistan Panel Code, 1860
v. Qanun-e-Shahdat Order, 1984
vi. Criminal Procedure Code, 1898
SUGGESTED READINGS
S. No. Title Author
1. Pakistan Panel Code, 1860 M. Mahmood
2. Criminal Procedure Code, 1898 Shaukat Mahmood
3. Law of Evidence Justice (R) Khalid ur Rahman Khan
as adapted from Principles and
Digest of the Law of Evidence by M.
Monir
4. Qanun-e-Shahdat Order, 1984
5. The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 Aamir Raza A. Khan
6. The Arbitration Laws in Pakistan M. Mahmood
7. Civil Courts Ordinance, 1962 Nisar Ahmad Nisar

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (Curriculum & Research Wing) Scheme and Syllabi for Screening/Professional Tests as well as Descriptive Examination Relating to Posts Advertised Vide Consolidated Advertisement No. 08/2015

FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (Curriculum & Research Wing) Scheme and Syllabi for Screening/Professional Tests as well as Descriptive Examination Relating to Posts Advertised Vide Consolidated Advertisement No. 08/2015

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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
(Curriculum & Research Wing)
Scheme and Syllabi for Screening/Professional Tests as well as Descriptive Examination
Relating to Posts Advertised Vide Consolidated Advertisement No. 08/2015
S.
No
Case No.
F.4-
Particulars of Post(s) Qualifications for Posts Test Specification Main Topics for MCQ Test
1. 69/2015 Assistant Director/
Research Officer (BS-17),
Akhtar Hameed Khan
National Centre for Rural
Development, Cabinet
Secretariat, Establishment
Division.
Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s
Degree in any Social or Physical
Science/Administrative Science/
Agriculture and/ or its allied field or
B.E./ B.Sc. Engineering or
Agriculture.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
General Intelligence
Test = 80 marks
Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring
Part-II
 Basic Arithmetic.
 Current Affairs.
 Pakistan Affairs & Islamic Studies
 Everyday/General Science
Note : (Equal weightage for each topic at Part-II)
2. 98/2015 Assistant Security Officer/
Deputy Assistant Director
(BS-16), Airport Security
Force, Aviation Division,
Cabinet Secretariat
Bachelor’s Degree. Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
General Intelligence/
Professional Test = 80 marks
Part-I
Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring
Part-II
 Basic Arithmetic.
 Current Affairs.
 Pakistan Affairs & Islamic Studies
 Everyday/General Science
 Security Measures to maintain law & order
Note : (Equal weightage for each topic at Part-II)
3. 100/2015 Ordnance Management
Officer (Grade-III) (BS-
17), OS Directorate, GHQ,
Ministry of Defence.
Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s
Degree in Business
Administration (Banking/ Finance/
Accounts)/ Commerce/ ICMA or
equivalent qualification from a
University recognized by the HEC.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test = 80 marks
Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring
Part-II
 Accounting Principles & Procedures,
 Journal, ledger & Cash Book,
 Annual Budget,
 Adjustment & Depreciation,
 Financial Planning & Cost Accounting,
 Head of Accounts, Re-appropriation of Accounts and
Supplementary Grant,
 Settlement of Audit Objections
 Preparation of Pension Documents.
 System of Financial Control and Budgeting, 2006
 Public Procurement Rules, 2004
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4. 102/2015 Charge/Staff Nurse
(Female) (Civilian)
(BS-16), Military
Hospitals, Ministry of
Defence
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or
equivalent qualification recognized
by the Pakistan Nursing Council
OR
i) Three years Diploma in
Nursing.
ii) One year Course/Certificate in
Midwifery.
Note: Registration with Pakistan
Nursing Council is required.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks
Part-I
Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring
Part-II
 Basic Medical Sciences
 General Nursing
 Ward Administration
 Hospitality of the Patients
 Care vs. Cure for Health Management
5. 101/2015 Assistant Private
Secretary (BS-16),
Finance Division
i. Second class or Grade “C:
Bachelor’s degree from a
University recognized by HEC
ii. A minimum speed of 100/50
w.p.m in shorthand/typing
respectively
iii. Must be computer literate.
 Typing Test with minimum Speed of 50 W.P.M 40 Marks
 Shorthand Test with minimum Speed of 100 W.P.M 40 Marks
 Computer Literacy Test:
i Microsoft Word (Typing, Formatting) 10 Marks
ii Microsoft Excel (Typing, Graph, Calculations) 6. 10 Marks 103/2015 Assistant Private
Secretary (BS-16),
Geological Survey of
Pakistan , Ministry of
Petroleum and Natural
Resources
7. 104/2015 Assistant Private
Secretary (BS-16), Naval
Headquarters, Ministry of
Defence
8. 105/2015 Assistant Private
Secretary (BS-16),
Management Services
Wing, Establishment
Division
9. 106/2015 Assistant Private
Secretary (BS-16),
Ministry of Ports and
Shipping
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10. 108/2015 Assistant Director
(Geology) (BS-17)
Geological Survey of
Pakistan, Ministry of
Petroleum and Natural
Resources
Second Class OR Grade ‘C’ M.Sc.
degree in Geology OR equivalent
qualification from a University
recognized by the HEC.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks
Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring.
Part-II
 Introduction to Physical Geology
 Stratigraphy
 Structural Geology
 Plate Tectonics
 Palaeontology (Invertebrate & Vertebrate)
 Geochemistry
 Geological Mapping
 Petroleum Geology
 Engineering and Environmental Geology
 Mineral and Energy Resources
11. 110/2015 Charge/ Staff Nurse
(Female) (BS-16), Federal
Government Polyclinic,
Islamabad, Capital
Administration and
Development Division.
Registered Nurse and Registered
Midwife with PNC.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks
Part-I
Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring.
Part-II
 Basic Medical Sciences
 General Nursing
 Ward Administration
 Hospitality of the Patients
 Care vs. Cure for Health Management
12. 112/2015 Assistant Chief
Administrative Officer
(BS-17), GHQ, Ministry of
Defence, (Defence
Division).
Second Class or Grade ‘C’
Master’s Degree in Business
Administration/ Public
Administration or equivalent from a
university recognized by HEC.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test = 80 marks
Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring
Part-II
 Accounting Principles & Procedures,
 Journal, ledger & Cash Book,
 Annual Budget,
 Adjustment & Depreciation,
 Financial Planning & Cost Accounting,
 Head of Accounts, Re-appropriation of Accounts and
Supplementary Grant,
 Settlement of Audit Objections
 Preparation of Pension Documents.
 System of Financial Control and Budgeting, 2006
 Public Procurement Rules, 2004
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13. 116/2015 Cameraman (Male)
(BS-16), GHQ, Ministry of
Defence, (Defence
Division).
i. Intermediate
ii. Three (3) years post qualification
experience in cinematography
with a Film Studio/ Film
Production Unit, Producing
Newsreels and documentary
Films in Digital System/ 16mm
and 35mm.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test = 80 marks
Part-I
Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring
Part-II
 Functions of Still/Movie Cameras
 Use of Densitometer
 Functions of O.B. Van
 Operation of Photographic, Rotary, and Movie
Cameras
 Techniques for Quality output of Cameras
 Safety of Cameras.
14. 117/2015 Programmer Analyst
(BS-17), Ministry of
Defence, (Defence
Division).
Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s
Degree in Computer Science/
Geographical Information System or
equivalent from a University
recognized by HEC.
OR
Second Class or Grade ‘C’
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer
Science/BIT (04 years duration) or
equivalent from a University
recognized by HEC.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks
Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar usage, Sentence Structuring.
Part-II
 Programming in PHP, Ajex and Java Script
 Designing, Analyzing, Maintenance & Testing of
Software
 Coding, Debugging, Testing and Documenting of
Application Programme
 Installation and Testing Software Package
 Software Development Process,
 Software Architecture,
 Software Maintenance & Optimization
15. 118/2015 Social Welfare Officer
(BS-17), National
Commission for Child
Welfare and
Development, Ministry of
Law, Justice and Human
Rights.
Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s
Degree in Social Work.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks
Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar usage, Sentence Structuring.
Part-II
 Community Organization and Development,
 Social Research,
 Social Statistics,
 Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource,
 Social Welfare Policy and Administration,
 Criminology and its Remedial Measures,
16. 123/2015 Inspector (Investigation)
(BS-16), Federal
Investigation Agency,
Ministry of Interior.
Second Class or Grade ‘C’
Bachelor’s degree from a University
recognized by the HEC.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
General Intelligence
Test = 80 marks
Part-I
Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring
Part-II
 Basic Arithmetic.
 Current Affairs.
 Pakistan Affairs & Islamic Studies
 Everyday/General Science
Note : (Equal weightage for each topic at Part-II)
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Syllabi for Written Examination (Descriptive)
for all posts in BS-18 & BS-19
PAPER-I: ENGLISH (100 MARKS)
(i) English Essay-50 Marks: Candidates will be required to write an Essay in English
comprising 1500 words from a set of six given topics. Candidates are expected to
reflect comprehensive and research based knowledge on a selected topic.
Candidate’s articulation, expression and technical approach to the style of English
Essay writing will be examined.
(ii) English (Composition and Précis)-50 Marks:
The examination will test the candidate’s abilities to handle Précis Writing, Reading
Comprehension, Sentence Structuring, Translation, Grammar and Vocabulary, etc.
Précis Writing (10 marks): A selected passage with an orientation of generic
understanding and enough flexibility for compression shall be given for précising and
suggesting an appropriate title.
Reading Comprehension (10 marks)
A selected passage that is rich in substance but not very technical or disciplinespecific
shall be given, followed by five questions, each carrying 2 marks.
Grammar and Vocabulary (10 marks): Correct usage of Tense, Articles,
Prepositions, Conjunctions, Punctuation, Phrasal Verbs, Synonyms and Antonyms
etc.
Sentence Correction (5 marks): Ten sentences shall be given each having a clear
structural flaw in terms of grammar or punctuation. The candidates shall be asked to
rewrite them with really needed correction only, without marking unnecessary
alterations. No two or more sentence should have exactly the same problem, and 2-
3 sentences shall be based on correction of punctuation marks.
Grouping of Words (5 marks): A random list of ten words of moderate standard
(neither very easy nor utterly unfamiliar) shall be given, to be grouped by the
candidates in pairs of those having similar or opposite meaning, as may be clearly
directed in the question.
Pairs of Words (5 marks): Five pairs shall be given of seemingly similar words with
different meanings, generally confused in communication, for bringing out the
difference in meaning of any five of them by first explaining them in parenthesis and
then using them in sentences.
Translation (5 marks): Ten short Urdu sentences involving structural composition,
significant terms and figurative/idiomatic expressions shall be given, to be accurately
translated in English.
SUGGESTED READINGS
Sr. No. Title Author
1. English Grammar in Use Raymond Murphy (Cambridge University
Press)
2. Practical English Usage M. Swan (Oxford University Press)
3. The Little, Brown Handbook H. Ramsey Flower & Jane Aaron (The Little,
Brown & Co; Harper Collins)
4. A University English Grammar R. Quirk & S. Greenbaum (ELBS; Longmans)
5. Write Better, Speak Better Readers Digest Association
6. Modern English in Action Henry Christ (D.C. Heath & Co.)
7. Exploring the World of English Syed Saadat Ali Shah
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PAPER-II: PROFESSIONAL (100 MARKS)
Assistant Fisheries Development Commissioner (BS-18)
Ministry of Ports and Shipping
(Case No. 107/2015)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: M.Sc. (Fisheries)/Marine Biology or M.Sc. Zoology/ Biology
with specialization in fisheries.
EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years post qualification experience in Marine/Inland Fisheries or
Aquaculture Technology.
Professional: 100 Marks
I. Animal Diversity-Chordata
 Hemichordates and Invertebrate Chordates: Evolutionary Perspective: Phylogenetic
Relationships and considerations.
 Fishes: Structural and functional adaptations of fishes.
 Amphibian: Movement onto land and early evolution of terrestrial vertebrates.
 Reptiles: Characteristics of reptiles, adaptations in reptilians.
 Birds: Migration and navigation, adaptations.
 Mammal: Structural and functional adaptations of mammals.
II. Principles of Animal Life
 The chemical basis of animal life: Brief introduction to bio-molecules; carbohydrates,
lipids, proteins and nucleic acids.
 Tissues Types: epithelial, connective, muscle and nervous tissue; organs and organ
systems.
 Ecological Concepts: Interactions, Concepts and components of ecosystem, Food
chain, Food web, Biogeochemical cycles, Forest, Biomes, Wildlife conservation and
management, Environmental pollution, Green house effect, Acid rain, Global
warming.
 Evolution: Darwinian evolutionary theory based on natural selection and the
evidence, Microevolution: Genetic variation and change within species,
Macroevolution: Species and speciation (Allopatric, Parapatric and Sympatric
speciation)
III. Animal Form and Function
 Digestion and Nutrition: Feeding mechanism, Digestion, Organization and regional
function of alimentary canals, Regulation of food intake, Nutritional requirements
 Internal Fluids and Respiration: Internal fluid environment, Composition of blood,
Circulation and respiration mechanisms
 Chemical Coordination: Endocrine System; Vertebrate endocrine glands and types
of hormones, Mechanism of hormones action,
 Animal behavior: Learning, Habituation, Insight learning, latent learning, classical
learning: Control of Behavior; social behaviour.
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IV. Principles of Fish Biology
 Fish morphology: Head (size, shape, and orientation); Scales (types,
arrangements, coloration, scale less fishes); Operculum; Fins, fin rays and fin spine
(dorsal, pectoral, caudal, anal); Barbel (upper lip barbels, lower lip barbels);
Anatomy: Skeleton (skull, backbone, spines); Brain and spinal cord; Gills (Number,
size, arrangements); Vital organs (heart, liver, kidney); Viscera and mesenteries
(swim bladder, stomach, spleen, pancreas, intestine, gonads).
 Systematic: Identification of fishes up to; Families; Order; Genus; Species; Feeding
groups of fishes; Herbivore; Plankton eater; Larvivore; Carnivore; Voracious;
Ecology of fishes: Freshwater; Brackish water ; Marine
SUGGESTED READINGS
S.No. Title Author
1. Integrated Principles of Zoology. Hickman, Jr. C.P., Keen, S. L,
Larson, and Eisenhour, D.J.
2. Zoology Miller, S. A. and Harley, J. B.
3. Biology Campbell, N.A.
4. Evolution. 2nd Edition Douglas Futuyma
5. Kestin Farmed Fish Quality, 2002 Kestin, S. C. and Warris, P.D.
6. Aquaculture Brenabe, G.
7. Text book of Fish Culture: Breeding and
Cultivation. 1973
Huet M.
8. Animal behavior: An Evolutionary Approach.
9th Edition
John Alcock
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PAPER-II: PROFESSIONAL (100 MARKS)
Director (BS-19), Directorate of Dock Workers Safety H.Qs.
Ministry of Ports and Shipping
(Case No. 109/2015)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION/ EXPERIENCE: (i) Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or
Electrical Engineering.(ii) Twelve (12) years post qualification experience in testing the
lifting appliances/ inspection of loading/discharging of Cargo on Ports in Semi-Government/
Government Organization. (iii) Knowledge of Labour Laws/ Dock Labourers Act and the
Pakistan Dock Labourers Regulations.
Part-I: 20 Marks
I. Human Resource and Financial Management
Definition, Significance and Scope of Human Resource Managment; Organization—
Types of Organization, Theory of Organization, Principles of Organization,
Organization of the Federal and Provincial Governments, Public Sector Enterprises;
Approaches to Human Resource Management. Personnel Administration—Tools of
Personnel Management: Selection, Training, Promotion, Compensation, Discipline;
Communication, Communication Channels and Principles of Public Relations;
Human Behaviour and Organizations Administration.—Elements of Financial
Administration, Performance Programmed Budgeting, Capital Budget, Principles of
Budgeting, Auditing and Accounting.
II. Laws about Ports and Shipping
Labour Laws, Dock Labourers Act, Pakistan Dock Labourers Regulations
Part-II (Engineering): 80 Marks
I. Mechanical Engineering Fundamentals (40 Marks)
Mechanics and Strength of Materials: Concept of Stress and Strain, bending, torsion,
geometric properties of areas, principal stresses, Tensile testing, Stress- Strain
curve, True Stress & Strain, Shear Stress & Strain, Concept of elastic and plastic
deformation, Yield & ultimate Tensile strengths, Elongation, Toughness and
Resilience, Ductility and Malleability, Hardness Testing, Brinell and Rock well
Hardness test, bending moment,
Fluid Mechanics: Properties and basics of fluid mechanics, loss of head, power
transformation by fluids, pumps, turbines. Fluid static’s, Fluid dynamics, Types of
flow: Turbulent and Laminar, Reynold’s number.
Manufacturing: Different manufacturing processes like Casting, Forging, Machining,
Rolling, Extrusion, Wire-drawing, welding, Turning (lathe), Milling, Shaping, Gear
cutting, Drilling, Fitting.
II. Electricity & Electronics (30 Marks)
Electricity & Magnetism; Electrical potential, Resistance, Laws of resistance,
Conductance, Conductivity, Impedance, Ohm law, Resistance in series and in
parallel, practical resistors, work, power, Energy, Joule’s law of electric field intensity,
Gauss’s Theorem, Capacitor, Capacitance, Capacitors in parallel and series. Force
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on a conductor in a magnetic field, electrical and magnetic circuits, leakage flux,
Relation between magnetism and electricity, Induced emf, induced current and
directions, Faraday’s laws of electromagnetic inductions, Lenz’s law, dynamically
induced emf, Self inductance, mutual inductance and inductance in series/parallel,
magnetic hysteresis, Energy stored in magnetic field, Generation of alternating
currents and voltages.
III. Electrical Machines (10 Marks)
DC Motors: Shunt, Series and Compound Motors, Speed and Torque Relations.
Transformers: Principle, Construction, Voltage transformation ratio, Stepup/
stepdown transformers, Copper & Iron Losses, Transformer connections; delta
and star.
AC Motors: Induction motor, Synchronous motor, Performance, Efficiency. Single
phase and three phase Motors.
Generators: Principle, Construction, Different components of generators. AC
Generators, DC Generators.
SUGGESTED READINGS
S. No. Title Author
1. Human Resource Management H.T.Graham &Roger Bennett
2. Management James A.F.Stoner, R.Eward
Freeman, Daniel R.Gilbert Jr.
3. Fluid mechanics with engineering
applications
Finnemore/ Franzini.
4. Schaum Outline Series; Strength of
Materials
Williym A. Nash
5. Fluid Mechanics Lewitt
6. Manufacturing Processes for Engineering
Materials
Kalpakgjian
7. Electrical Technology B.L. Tharaja
8. Electronic Devices and Circuits. Bogart
9. DC Machines P.C. Sen
10. Semiconductors Manzar Saeed
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PAPER-II: PROFESSIONAL (100 MARKS)
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer (BS-18), GHQ,
Ministry of Defence, (Defence Division).
(Case No. 115/2015)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Second class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s Degree in Business
Administration/ Public Administration or equivalent from a university recognized by HEC.
EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years post qualification experience in administration.
Part-I: 50 Marks
(Public Administration & Office Management)
I. Public Administration: Nature and scope, Role of Public Administration in a
modern Welfare State;
II. Bureaucracy: Concept of Bureaucracy, Theories of Bureaucracy, Ecology of
Bureaucracy; Bureaucracy; of Pakistan as a Change Agent;
III. Administrative Leadership: Approaches to the study of Leadership, Forms of
Leadership, Leadership qualities;
IV. Administrative Accountability: Internal and External Controls; Executive Control,
Legislative Control, Judicial Control, Ombudsman, Public Opinion and Pressure
Groups; Problems of Administrative Accountability in Pakistan;
V. Planning: Types of Plans, Planning Process; Principles of Planning, Planning
Machinery in Pakistan;
VI. Controlling and Co-Ordination: Forms of Controls, Controls, Control Mechanism,
the process of Control, Principles of Controlling; Principles Coordination; Machinery
for Coordination; Problems of Coordination in Public Administration in Pakistan.
VII. Civil Servant Act 1973 and Rules made thereunder;
VIII. Federal Public Service Commission Ordinance 1977 and Rules made there under;
IX. Rules of Business 1973;
X. Secretariat Instructions and Office Procedures;
XI. PPRA Ordinance and Rules 2004.
Part-II: 50 Marks
(Human Resource, Financial Management,
Quality Management and Information Technology)
III. Human Resource and Financial Management (30 Marks)
Definition, Significance and Scope of Human Resource Managment; Organization—
Types of Organization, Theory of Organization, Principles of Organization,
Organization of the Federal and Provincial Governments, Public Sector Enterprises;
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Approaches to Human Resource Management. Personnel Administration—Tools of
Personnel Management: Selection, Training, Promotion, Compensation, Discipline;
Communication, Communication Channels and Principles of Public Relations;
Human Behaviour and Organizations Administration.—Elements of Financial
Administration, Performance Programmed Budgeting, Capital Budget, Principles of
Budgeting, Auditing and Accounting.
IV. Basic Concept of Quality Management (10 Marks):
ISO-9000, ISO-13000, other certifications regarding quality measurement;
management, management for Results, Setting Performance Goals and Targets;
Job Analysis: Job Description, Job Specification, Performance Evaluation;
V. Information Technology and MS Office (10 Marks):
Fundamentals of Computer: CPU, Memory Devices, Types of Computers,
Characteristics of Computer and related material; Application Software: Microsoft
Word, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Excel; Search Engines, Web Design, Email,
Internet Surfing, Social Networking (Facebook, Twitter, etc); General Introduction to
Virus and Antivirus utilities; Programming Languages
SUGGESTED READINGS
S. No. Title Author
1. An Introduction to the Public
Administration
E.N. Cladden
2. Bureaucracy: Modern Society Pebr, M.Blau.
3. Public Administration for a Welfare State Paul Abbleby
4. The Bureaucracy of Pakistan Charles F. Kennedy
5. Human Resource Management H.T.Graham &Roger Bennett
6. Management James A.F.Stoner, R.Eward
Freeman, Daniel R.Gilbert Jr.
7. Understanding Computer:Today and
Tomorrow
Deborah Morley, Charles
Parker
8. MS Office 365 Handbook: 2013 Edition Kevin Wilson

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1. 99/2014 Deputy Chief Nautical
Surveyor (BS-19)
Directorate General Ports &
Shipping Karachi, Ministry of
Ports and Shipping
a) Certificate of Competency OR
Certificate of Service as Master of
a Foreign Going Ships.
b) At least three (3) years in
Command of Ships. (Two years for
candidates holding Extra Master’s
Certificate/B.Sc. (Technology in
Maritime Studies).
c) At least four (4) years experience
[three years in case of persons
belonging to category (i)].
i Nautical Surveyor (OR
equivalent post) in any
Mercantile Marine Department of
a country.
ii Surveyor in a recognized
Classification Society.
iii Officer in Staff Branch of Naval
Head quarters OR in Naval
Dockyard.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Professional Test=100 marks

 Nautical Knowledge.
 Voyage Planning.
 Ship Maneuvering Simulator.
 Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities.
 Knowledge of Cargo Work including Safe Handling of
Derricks.
 Cargo Spaces.
 Ship Maintenance.
 Safe Working Practices.
 Pakistan Merchant Shipping Ordinance 2001
 Relevant International Maritime Laws and
Convention of IMO e.g. SOLAS, MARPOL, STCW
etc.
2. 100/2014

Engineer and Ship Surveyor
(BS-18), Directorate General
Ports & Shipping Karachi,
Ministry of Ports and
Shipping
i Certificate of Competency OR
Certificate of service as First Class
Engineer (Combined OR Motor) .
ii At least two (2) years post
qualification experience as Chief
Engineer of a Ship not less than
373 BHP. (One year for candidates
holding Extra First Class
Engineer’s Certificate).
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Professional Test=100 marks

 Ship Construction and Maintenance.
 Engine Room Operation.
 Internal Combustion Engine, Generators, Air
Compressors and Cooling System.
 Arc and Gas Welding, Anchoring and Mooring.
 Repair & Maintenance of Diesel Engine.
 Safe Working Practices
 Pakistan Merchant Shipping Ordinance 2001
 Relevant International Maritime Laws and
Convention of IMO e.g. SOLAS, MARPOL, STCW
etc.

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3. 101/2014

Nautical Surveyor (BS-18),
Directorate General Ports &
Shipping Karachi, Ministry of
Ports and Shipping
i Certificate of Competency OR
Certificate of service as Master of
a Foreign Going ships.
ii At least two (2) years post
qualification experience in
Command of Ships. (One year for
candidates holding Extra-Master’s
Certificate/B.Sc.(Technology in
Maritime Studies).
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Professional Test=100 marks

 Nautical Knowledge and Voyage Planning.
 Ship Maneuvering Simulator.
 Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities.
 Knowledge of Cargo Work including Safe Handling of
Derricks.
 Pakistan Merchant Shipping Ordinance 2001
 Cargo Spaces.
 Ship Maintenance.
 Safe Working Practices.
 Relevant International Maritime Laws and
Convention of IMO e.g. SOLAS, MARPOL, STCW
etc.
4. 102/2014 Director Ports &
Administration (BS-19),
Directorate General Ports &
Shipping Karachi, Ministry of
Ports and Shipping
i Certificate of Competency OR
Certificate of service as Master of
a Foreign- Going Ships OR
Certificate in Port Planning and
Management from any recognized
institution.
ii Twelve (12) years post
qualification experience in
Maritime field handling/ dealing
with Port Development Projects.
iii Experience relaxable to ten (10)
years in exceptional cases of
merit.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Professional Test=100 marks

 Port Planning and Development/Infrastructure
Maintenance
 Port Inventory Management
 Port Trade and Revenue Forecasting
 Issues of Port Pricing
 Management of Port Equipment/Principles of Port
Services
 Regulation of Port and Marine Services
 Role and Functions of Port Administrations
 Role of International Maritime and Port Organizations
 Scheduling of Port Resources
 Technological Developments in Ports/Trade
 Union-Management Relations
 Application of Information Technology in Maritime/
Port Management
 Relevant International Maritime Laws and
Convention of IMO e.g. SOLAS, MARPOL, STCW
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5. 103/2014 Assistant Director (BS-17),
Directorate General
Immigration & Passports,
Ministry of Interior
i Second Class OR Grade ‘C’
Master’s Degree.
ii Two (2) years post qualification
administrative experience in a
Government/Semi-Government/
Autonomous Organization.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks

Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring.
Part-II
 General Knowledge,
 Islamiat,
 Pakistan Affairs,
 Current Affairs,
 Everyday Science,
 Basic Arithmetic.
 Immigration, Prevention & Control Human Trafficking
Ordinance 2002,
 Passport Act, 1974,
 Civil Servants Act, 1973 and Rules framed
thereunder
 Public Procurement Rules, 2004
6. 104/2014 Director (BS-19),
Management Services
Wing, Establishment
Division
i Second Class OR Grade ‘C’
Master’s degree in Public
Administration/ Business
Administration/ Administrative
Science/ Economics/ Statistics/
Computer Science/ ACMA.
ii Twelve (12) years post
qualification experience in
Management Analysis/ Financial
Management/ Project
Management/ Personnel
Management/ Administrative
Research/ Collection, Analysis,
Interpretation of Statistical Data
and Report Writing.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Professional Test=100 marks

 Basic Concepts of Public Administration
 Organizational Management
 Human Resource Management
 Financial Management
 Project Planning, Execution and Management
 Research Methodology
 Report Writing and Presentation
 Statistical Methods including Collection and Analysis
of Data
 Civil Servants Act, 1973 and Rules framed
thereunder
 Secretariat Instructions and Office Procedure
 Rules of Business, (Revised Edition-2007)
 General Financial Rules (GFR)
 System of Financial Control and Budgeting, 2006
7. 105/2014 2
nd
Engineer (BS-18),
(Electronics/Electrical),
(System Engineer
Calibration), Pakistan Navy,
Ministry of Defence.
i. Bachelor of Engineering in
Electrical/ Electronics/Computer or
equivalent from the recognized
University.
ii. Five years post qualification
experience in Govt./ Semi-Govt. or
a firm of repute in repairs/
calibration of Test Measuring
Diagnostic Equipment (TMDEs)
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Professional Test=100 marks

 Power /Digital Electronics,
 Electronic Devices And Structure,
 Repair/Calibration of Test Measuring Diagnostic
Equipments,
 Electric Circuits and Semiconductor Devices,
 Communication/Radar Systems,
 Operational Amplifiers,
 Electronic/ Electrical Instrumentation,
 Oscillators and Circuit Theory
 Logic Design & Switching Theory,
 Rules and instructions of repairs of the multilayer
printed circuit boards
 Handling of programmable ICs

 

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No
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8. 106/2014 Associate Professor
(Education) (BS-19),
Federal College of
Education Islamabad,
Capital Administration &
Development Division
i. Second Class OR Grade ‘C’
Master’s Degree in the relevant
subject.
ii. Twelve (12) years post qualification
teaching/ administrative experience
at College/ University level
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Professional Test=100 marks

 Aims of Education in Pakistan,
 Educational Reforms in Pakistan,
 National Education Policy 2009
 Philosophy of Education,
 Sociology of Education,
 Educational Guidance & Counseling,
 Educational Planning & Management,
 Educational Administration and Supervision,
 Teaching Techniques and Methodology
 Classroom Management and Discipline
 Testing and Evaluation
 Curriculum Development & Instructional Technology
 Education Psychology and Student’s Learning
 Research Techniques & Report Writing
 Development of Education in Pakistan
9. 107/2014 Assistant Professor (BS-18)
A. Education
B. Mathematics
C. Chemistry
Federal College of
Education Islamabad,
Capital Administration &
Development Division
i. Second Class OR Grade ‘C’
Master’s Degree in the relevant
subject.
ii. Five (5) years post qualification
teaching/ administrative experience
at College/ University level.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
Subject Test = 70 marks

Part-II

Professional Test=30 marks
Note:
 In the subject of
Education, there will be
100% Professional Test.
For (A) Education
 Aims of Education in Pakistan,
 Educational Reforms in Pakistan,
 Philosophy of Education,
 Sociology of Education,
 Educational Psychology,
 Educational Guidance & Counseling,
 Educational Planning & Management,
 Curriculum Development & Instructions,
 Teaching Techniques and Methodology
 Classroom Management and Discipline
 Testing and Evaluation
 Development of Education in Pakistan

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For (B) Mathematics
Part-I (Masters Level)
 Calculus
 Number Theory
 Group Theory
 Computing Tools for Mathematicians
 Vector and Tensor Analysis
 Classical Mechanics
 Complex/Numerical Analysis
 Mathematical Statistics
 Differential Equations
Part-II
 Teaching Techniques and Methodology,
 Educational Planning and Management,
 Testing and Evaluation,
 Development of Education in Pakistan.
For (C) Chemistry
Part-I (Masters Level)

 Chemical Kinetics,
 Chemical Equilibrium,
 Quantum Theory of Atom,
 Synthetic Chemistry & Polymers,
 Reaction mechanism,
 Green Chemistry,
 Spectroscopy,
 Nano Technology,
 Colloidal State.
Part-II
 Teaching Techniques and Methodology,
 Educational Planning and Management,
 Testing and Evaluation,
 Development of Education in Pakistan.

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Case No.
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10. 108/2014 Lecturer (BS-17),
A. Mathematics
B. Business
Administration
(Marketing/HRM)
Pakistan Navy, Ministry of
Defence
Second Class OR Grade ‘C’
Master’s Degree in the relevant
subject.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English =20 marks
Part-II
Subject Test = 50 marks

Part-III

Professional Test=30 marks

For (A) Mathematics
Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar usage, Sentence Structuring
Part-II (Masters Level)
 Calculus/Differentiation, Integration, Limits of continuity
 Discrete Structures/Discrete Mathematics,
 Communication Skills for Mathematicians,
 Computing Tools for Mathematicians,
 Classical Mechanics,
 Mathematical Statistics,
 Real Analysis,
 Mathematical Spaces (Sets, Vector Spaces, Metric
Spaces, topological spaces Tensors,
 Differential Equations.
Part-III
 Teaching Techniques and Methodology
 Classroom Management and Discipline
 Testing and Evaluation
 Development of Education in Pakistan
For (B) Business Administration (Marketing/ HRM)
Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar usage, Sentence Structuring
Part-II (Masters Level)
 Principles of Management
 Organizational Behaviour
 Production/Operations Management
 Entrepreneurship
 Human Resource Management
 Global/International Business Management
 Principles of Marketing
 Marketing Management
 Consumer Behaviour
 Use of Information Technology in Business
Part-III
 Teaching Techniques and Methodology
 Classroom Management and Discipline
 Testing and Evaluation
 Development of Education in Pakista

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No
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11. 109/2014 Trained Graduate Teachers
(Male) (Mathematics) (BS-
16), F.G. English Medium
(Public Schools), Directorate
of F.G. Educational
Institutions (Cantts/
Garrisons), Ministry of
Defence
i. Second Class OR Grade ‘C’
Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant
subject.
ii. B.Ed.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Subject Biased = 40 marks
Part-III
Job Oriented = 40 marks

Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar usage.
Part-II (Bachelor’s Level)
 Algebra
 Mechanics
 Ordinary Differential Equations
 Matrices, Determinants and Linear Equations
Part-III
 Education System in Pakistan,
 Educational Psychology,
 Class Room Management and Discipline,
 Instructional Planning and Teaching Strategies,
 Students Evaluation and Examination System,
 Educational Guidance and Counselling.
12. 110/2014 Assistant Director (Geology)
(BS-17) Geological Survey
of Pakistan, Ministry of
Petroleum and Natural
Resources
Second Class OR Grade ‘C’ M.Sc.
degree in Geology OR equivalent
qualification from a University
recognized by the HEC.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks

Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring.
Part-II
 Introduction to Physical Geology
 Stratigraphy
 Structural Geology
 Plate Tectonics
 Palaeontology (Invertebrate & Vertebrate)
 Geochemistry
 Geological Mapping
 Petroleum Geology
 Engineering and Environmental Geology
 Mineral and Energy Resources

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Case No.
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Particulars of Post(s) Qualifications for Posts Test Specification Topics of Syllabi

11. 109/2014 Trained Graduate Teachers
(Male) (Mathematics) (BS-
16), F.G. English Medium
(Public Schools), Directorate
of F.G. Educational
Institutions (Cantts/
Garrisons), Ministry of
Defence
i. Second Class OR Grade ‘C’
Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant
subject.
ii. B.Ed.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Subject Biased = 40 marks
Part-III
Job Oriented = 40 marks

Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar usage.
Part-II (Bachelor’s Level)
 Algebra
 Mechanics
 Ordinary Differential Equations
 Matrices, Determinants and Linear Equations
Part-III
 Education System in Pakistan,
 Educational Psychology,
 Class Room Management and Discipline,
 Instructional Planning and Teaching Strategies,
 Students Evaluation and Examination System,
 Educational Guidance and Counselling.
12. 110/2014 Assistant Director (Geology)
(BS-17) Geological Survey
of Pakistan, Ministry of
Petroleum and Natural
Resources
Second Class OR Grade ‘C’ M.Sc.
degree in Geology OR equivalent
qualification from a University
recognized by the HEC.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks

Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring.
Part-II
 Introduction to Physical Geology
 Stratigraphy
 Structural Geology
 Plate Tectonics
 Palaeontology (Invertebrate & Vertebrate)
 Geochemistry
 Geological Mapping
 Petroleum Geology
 Engineering and Environmental Geology
 Mineral and Energy Resources

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No
Case No.
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Particulars of Post(s) Qualifications for Posts Test Specification Topics of Syllabi

14. 112/2014 Assistant Executive
Engineer (BS-17), Local
Government and Rural
Development Department
Gilgit Baltistan, Ministry of
Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit
Baltistan
i. Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/
Electrical/ Mechanical/ Agricultural/
Industrial Engineering OR
equivalent qualification.
ii. Candidates will have to qualify the
written test before interview.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks

Note-I :
Being mandatory test as
given in Recruitment Rules,
qualifying standard in the
Test will be 50% marks.

Note-II:
Separate Test to the
candidates in each
Engineering Discipline will be
administered.

Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring.
Part-II
For Civil Engineers
 Building material & Building Construction,
 Surveying & Levelling,
 Hydraulic & Hydrology,
 Soil Mechanics & Foundation,
 Concrete Technology & R.C.C Structure Design,
 Irrigation,
 Steel Structure & Highway,
 Construction Management,
 Structural Design Applications,
 Dam Designing and Construction,
 Sewerage and Sewage Treatment,
 Engineering Materials,
 Reinforced Concrete,
 Ground Improvement,
 Earth and Rock Structure
 Public Procurement Rules, 2004.
For Electrical Engineers
 Power Generation,
 Power Distribution,
 Power Transmission,
 Power System Control,
 High Voltage Engineering
 Power & Digital Electronics,
 Electronic Devices and Structure,
 Electric Circuits,
 Semiconductor Devices,
 Electronic/ Electrical Instrumentation,
 Oscillators & Circuit Theory,
 Rules and Instructions of Repairs of the Multilayer
Printed Circuit Boards,
 Principles of Planning,
 Research and Analysis,
 Public Procurement Rules, 2004.

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Case No.
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For Mechanical Engineers
 Heat Transfer
 Thermodynamics
 Industrial Materials
 Machine Design and Drawing
 Mechanics of Machines
 Production Management & Quality Control
 Workshop Technology
 Hydraulic Machines
 Principles of Planning,
 Research and Analysis,
 Public Procurement Rules, 2004.
For Agricultural Engineers
 Agricultural Processing Engineering
 Drainage Engineering
 GIS and Remote Sensing
 Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
 Farm Machinery and Earth Moving Equipment
 Farm Power, Farm Structure & Materials
 Mechanics of Materials
 Irrigation Engineering
 Instrumentation& Measurement
 Public Procurement Rules, 2004.
For Industrial Engineers
 Basic Industrial Engineering
 Engineering Drawing
 Operations Research
 Metrology & Statistical Quality Control
 Workshop Practice
 Industrial Facilities Design
 Operations of Manufacturing Systems
 Material Engineering and Manufacturing Processes
 Production Planning & Control
 Industrial Maintenance & Safety
 Public Procurement Rules, 2004.

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15. 113/2014 Assistant Architect (BS-17),
PAK. PWD, Ministry of
Housing and Works
Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
OR equivalent
OR
Associate of the Royal Institute of
British Architects
OR
Member of a recognized Institute of
Architects
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks

Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar Usage, Sentence Structuring
Part-II
 History of Architecture
 Theory of Architecture
 Architectural Design
 Materials & Construction
 Structure for Architects
 Urban Design and Planning
 Landscape Architecture
 Computer Applications in Architecture
16. 114/2014 Assistant Librarian (BS-16),
PAK. PWD, Ministry of
Housing and Works
Second Class OR Grade ‘C’
Bachelor’s Degree in Library science
from a University recognized by the
HEC OR Second Class OR Grade
‘C’ Bachelor’s Degree from
recognized Institution by the HEC
with one (1) year postgraduate
diploma in Library Science.
Objective Type Test (MCQ)
Part-I
English = 20 marks
Part-II
Professional Test=80 marks

Part-I
Vocabulary, Grammar Usage
Part-II
 Introduction to Library & Information Science
 Information Sources and Services
 Classification: Theory and Practice
 Cataloguing: Theory and Practice
 Procurement, Maintenance and Issuance of Library
Books
 Management of Libraries & Information Centres
 Library Automation/Information Storage & Retrieval
 Research Methods & Techniques for Librarians
 Public Records, Rare Material & their Conservation
 Management of Serials Publications
 Rules & Procedure regarding Write Off the Library
Losses

 

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