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About the Exam:

Punjab Civil Service (PCS) exam is a combined competitive examination held by the Punjab Public Service Commission for recruitment of the following given services/posts:

S.NO Name of Posts No. of Posts
1 Punjab Civil Service (Executive Branch) 23
2 Deputy Superintendent of Police 10
3 Deputy Superintendent of Jail (Grade-II)/District Probation Officer(jails) 16
4 Excise & Taxation Officer 52
5 Tehsildar 6
6 Block Development & Panchayat Officer 11
7 Labour and Conciliation Officer 2

Note: The number of vacancies may be increased or decreased by the government without any prior notice at any stage of selection process.
PCS Exam Fee:

Preliminary Examination
S.NO Category Amount
1 SC/ST Punjab and Other States __
2 Backward Classes Punjab __
3 Ex-Servicemen Punjab and Other States (Excluding  LDESM) __
4 All Other Categories 3000

Types Of Exam:

Punjab Public Service Commission includes two examinations:

1. PCS Preliminary Exam
2. PCS Mains Exam
1. Pattern of Preliminary Exam:

Paper Subject No of Questions Marks Time Allowed
I General Studies 100 250 2 Hrs.
II Civil Services Aptitude Test 80 200 2 Hrs.
Total 180 450 4 Hrs

2. Pattern of PCS Mains Exam:

Paper Subject Maximum Marks
I Punjabi Compulsory 100
II English Compulsory 100
III Essay 150
IV General Studies Paper -I (History, Geography and Society) 250
V General Studies Paper -II (Indian Constitution & Polity, Governance and International Relation 250
VI General Studies Paper -III (Economics, Statistics and Security Issues) 250
VII General Studies Paper -IV (Science and Technology, Environment, Problem Solving and Decision Making) 250
VIII Interview 150
Grand Total 1500

NOTE: No candidate shall be eligible to appear in the viva voce test unless he obtains 45 percent (40% for SC/ST) marks in the aggregate of all subjects including at least 33 per cent in all the subjects.

This site contains all the important information that you need regarding Punjab Civil Service exams such as, PCS Exam Syllabus 2013 of both Preliminary and Mains Examination, previous year’s examination papers, new updated pattern of PCS examination 2013, proper marks distribution of all papers, and much more.

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