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Punjab Civil Services

  • A Bachelor’s degree from any recognised university or equivalent is the minimum educational qualification to apply for HAS.
  • Candidates must have passed Punjabi of matric or its equivalent standard as on the last date of receipt of online application form.

The selection process includes:

 i) Preliminary Competitive Examination; and
 ii) Main Competitive Examination (written and viva voce/ Interview).

The Preliminary Examination will consists of two papers i.e. Paper I General Studies and Paper II Civil Services Aptitude Test

1. Everyday Science

  • States of matter, structure of atom, versatile nature of carbon.
  • Acids, bases, salt: corrosion in metals, action of soaps.
  • Life on Earth – evolution, marine & terrestrial life.
  • Human body and life processes, nutrition, disease – its causes & prevention, infectious diseases, lifestyle diseases.
  • Public health initiatives, mother and child health, immunisation & vaccination, HIV-AIDS, TB, polio etc.
  • Force-laws of motion & gravitation, Archimedes principle.
  • Energy – kinetic & potential.
  • Light – reflection & refraction – concepts and applications.
  • Sound – propagation & reflection- concepts and applications.
  • Electric current – concepts and applications.
  • Computers and telecommunication – concepts and applications.

2. Environmental studies

  • Composition and structure of the atmosphere.
  • Solar system – heat balance & temperature.
  • Atmospheric circulation & weather system, water cycle.
  • Climate change – fossil fuels, greenhouse gases, renewable energy, clean development mechanism, carbon credits.
  • Water – oceans, rivers, glaciers, lakes, groundwater etc.
  • Biodiversity & conservation.
  • Soil – types, crops, food chain etc.
  • Pollution and toxicity, etc.

3. Political theory & international order

  • Basic concept of freedom, equality, social justice, rights & duties, citizenship, nationalism, secularism etc.
  • United Nations and its organs/agencies, other international organisations like the World Bank,
  • IMF, WTO, EU, G20, BRICS etc. and their role in the World peace, trade & development.

4. Indian polity

  • Basic features, provisions, schedules of the Indian Constitution, key amendments.
  • Panchayati Raj. Elections – People’s Representation Act, electoral reforms. Rise of regionalism and coalition politics.
  • Armed challenges to the Indian state since independence.

5. History of India

  • The Indus valley civilisation.
  • The Aryan and the Vedic age. Jainism and Buddhism.
  • The Maurya and Gupta periods.
  • Advent of Islam and Sultanate period (political, social & cultural).
  • The Bhakti Movement.
  • The Mughals (political, social & cultural till Aurangzeb).
  • The coming of the European Powers and the advent of the British rule.
  • The Mutiny of 1857.
  • The British rule and the Indian National Movement (1857-1947)

6. World History 

  • The Renaissance and the Industrial Revolution in Europe.
  • Important Events namely The American Revolution 1776; The French Revolution 1789; The Russian Revolution 1917; World Wars I & II.

7. Indian Economy

  • Indian economic development (1950-1991) – key economic policies, public sector dominance, bank nationalisation etc.
  • Five year plans – key goals and main achievements.
  • Liberalisation, privatisation and globalisation era since 1991 – key policies, decisions and results.
  • Performance of Indian economy since 1991 – Growth, fiscal & revenue deficits, trade, commerce & balance of payments, inflation, growth of service sector.
  • Key challenges and responses – agriculture and food security, industrialisation, poverty alleviation & employment, rural & urban infrastructure, social sector – health, education etc.

8. Geography 

  • Population – distribution, density, growth and comparison.
  • Migration – types, causes and consequences.
  • Human development. Human settlements.
  • Land resources and agriculture.
  • Water resources.
  • Mineral and energy resources.
  • Manufacturing industries.
  • Planning and sustainable development in India.
  • Transport and communication.
  • International trade.
  • Geographical perspective on selected issues and problems.

7. Current events of national and international importance. 

8. Punjab

  • Geographical and agro-climatic regions, rivers, water resources, sharing of waters, demographics, human development indices
  • Major personalities in history of Punjab, religious movements, major religions & spiritual personalities, Punjabi literature, folklore, performing arts, fine arts and crafts
  • Sufis, saints and gurus, Lodhis and Mughals, Sikh rulers, the British period, nationalist movement in Punjab, Punjab in independent India.
  • Economy  Agriculture, animal husbandry, industrial & service sectors, major occupations, development & economic growth, public finance (including central-state fiscal issues), public sector institutions, cooperatives etc.
  • Reading comprehension; Punjabi and English language comprehension, antonyms and synonyms, grammar and sentence formation.
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • Logical reasoning, analytical and mental ability
  • Basic numerical skills; numbers, magnitudes, percentages, numerical relation appreciation
  • Data analysis; Graphic presentations, charts, tables, spreadsheets.

The Punjab State Civil Services Combined Competitive Examination-2013 (PSCSCCE-2013) is being conducted by the PPSC for recruitment of officers in the Punjab Civil Service (Executive Branch), Deputy Superintendent of Police, Deputy Superintendent of Jails (Grade-II)/ District Probation Officer (Jails), Tehsildar, Excise & Taxation Officers, Block Development & Panchayat Officers and Labour and Conciliation Officer .

Previous Year Results

8 RMISG Students in Top 10- PCS 2015

32/40

80% Cleared Prelims

27/32

84% Cleared Mains

11

11 Cleared Interview

Contact Info

#1110, Sector 11, Chandigarh

Phone: 70870-00447

Mobile: 98147-11661

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