PPSC Provincial Management Service PMS Jobs – Combined Competitive Exam 2023

PPSC Provincial Management Service PMS Jobs – Combined Competitive Exam 2023 are announced in the daily newspaper. PPSC is hiring an Excise and Taxation Officer ( BPS – 17) and Officers in the Service and General Administration Department.

The total number of posts in S & GAD is 35 ( 24 on open merit and 11 on minority quota). The number of posts for Excise and Taxation Officer is 08.

Applicants possessing a bachelor’s degree and Punjab domicile can apply. Read the complete details for more requirements. The age limit is 21-30 years, however, the upper age limit is admissible in certain cases.

Desirous candidates can apply online through the PPSC job portal www.ppsc.gop.pk. Read all instructions on the website before applying. The written test will be held initially for all the posts. The examinations will be held at Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan, Bahawalpur, D.G. Khan, Faisalabad, and Sargodha.

The written test will consist of 6 Compulsory papers and 3 optional subjects. The total marks for compulsory subjects will be 600 and optional papers will contain 200 marks /each paper.

List of Vacancies

  • PMS ( BPS – 17) Services & General Administration Department
  • Excise & Taxation Officer ( BPS – 17) Excise Taxation & Narcotics Control Department

Required Qualification

Graduation degree ( 2nd division) from a recognized University.

How to Apply

  • Candidates need to apply online through the PPSC job portal www.ppsc.gop.pk.
  • The processing fee should be deposited online through various methods which are Jazz Cash, Easy Paisa, U Paisa, Internet Banking, Mobile Phone Banking, ATMs, and 1 Link member Bank branches.
  • Read all instructions on the PPSC website before applying.
  • The deadline for the application is 26 February 2024.
  • Candidates are advised not to wait until the last date and apply as soon as possible.
  • Click here to learn the complete process for online application.

Syllabus for Written Examination

There are 6 compulsory papers ( total of 600 marks)

Subject NameType of PaperTotal Marks
English EssaySubjective100
English ( precis, comprehension & translation)Subjective100
Urdu ( Essay, Precis, Comprehension & Translation)Subjective100
Islamic Studies ( Ethics for non-muslims)Subjective & Objective100
Pakistan StudiesSubjective & Objective100
General KnowledgeObjective100

Optional Subjects

Candidates need to select three optional subjects from Seven groups. Only one subject can be selected from a group. The total marks for each subject will be 200. Check here for the complete group list and subjects.

Group A

Commerce, Economics, Business Administration, and Public Administration.

Group B

Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Botany, and Zoology.

Group C

Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Statistics, and the Principles of Engineering.

Group D

Physics, Chemistry, Geology, and Geography.

Group E

Political Science, History, Law and Mass Communication.

Group F

Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, and Social Work.

Group G

English Literature, Urdu, Arabic, Education, Persian, and Punjabi.

Note: The minimum standard for the question papers will be graduate level. The syllabus for the optional subjects is available on the PPSC website.

Negative marking will be done and 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer in the Objective ( MCQs) paper on General Knowledge.

PPSC Provincial Management Service PMS Jobs - Combined Competitive Exam 2023
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FAQ’s

  • Are PMS Exams Held Every Year in Punjab

The Provincial Management Service PMS exams are held every year in Punjab by the Punjab Government through PPSC. Selected candidates appointed as Officers in Grade – 17

  • What are the Criteria for PMS Exams

Candidates possessing Bachelor’s degree ( 2nd division) and Punjab domicile can apply for PMS Jobs

  • What is the last date to apply for PMS 2023 Punjab?

The last date to apply for PMS 2022 is 26 February 2024.

  • Is PMS tougher than CSS?

CSS is tougher than PMS Exams.

  • What is the Syllabus for PMS

There are a total of 9 papers in PMS. 6 papers are compulsory and each paper is 100 marks. Three optional papers and each paper is 200 marks. Written tests, Psychological tests, and interviews will be held to select the candidates.

  • Which job can get after PMS?

After completion of PMS Commonly, PMS Officers are posted as Assistant Commissioner, Magistrate, Deputy Secretary, Section Officer, Additional Secretary, DG, DCO, Commissioner, Secretary, or any other equivalent post of their grade.

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