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The Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) has been established under Article 315 of
the Constitution of India.
The exams for PPSC occurs only once in year so here I’m giving you the information according to last year (2012) examination.

It conduct the exam in the name of Punjab state civil services combined COMPETITIVE examination (PSCSCCE)

It takes 2 rounds:
Preliminary Examination.
Paper I: General Studies
Paper II: Civil Services Aptitude Test
Each paper shall have 150 questions each carrying one mark, for 2 hour duration without negative marking.

Main Examination.
Papers with subjects and their respective marks:
Paper I: English 100
Paper II: Essay 100
Paper III: Punjabi (in Gurmukhi Script) 100
Paper IV & V: General Studies (Two papers of 100 marks each) 200
Paper VI to IX: Any two subjects to be selected from the list of 400
the optional subjects ..
Each subject will have two papers.
Interview 100
Total of 1000 marks.

The main examination shall include Compulsory and Optional Subjects as under :—
List of Compulsory Subjects :
Punjabi (in Gurmukhi Script)
General Studies
List of optional subjects for main examination with their Code No.
Agriculture 31
Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science 32
Anthropology 33
Botany 34
Chemistry 35
Civil Engineering 36
Commerce and Accountancy 37
Economics 38
Electrical Engineering 39
Geography 40
Geology 41
History 42
Law 43
Management 44
Mathematics 45
Mechanical Engineering 46
Medical Science 47
Philosophy 48
Physics 49
Political Science and International Relations 50
Psychology 51
Public Administration 52
Sociology 53
Statistics 54
Zoology 55
Literature of one of the following Languages :— 56
1. Hindi, 2. Punjabi, 3. Sanskrit, 4. Urdu, 5. English.

Preliminary Exam:

Everyday Science.
Environmental studies.
Political theory & international order

For complete syllabus I’m giving you PDF files attached with it so you can get it easily…

Punjab Public Service Commission Patiala
Baradari Garden, P.B. No. 39, Patiala,
Punjab, India.
Pin Code – 147001
Phone : 0175 - 5014847(O), 0175 - 5014849(O)
Fax Ph. : 0175 - 5014831
E-mail: enquiry@ppsc.gov.in.
Attached Files Available for Download
File Type: pdf PSCSCCE syllabus for Main Exam.pdf (569.3 KB, 31 views)
File Type: pdf PSCSCCE syllabus for Preliminary Exam.pdf (33.5 KB, 21 views)
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Punjab Civil Services Exam or PCS Exam is a combined competitive examination held by the Punjab Public Service Commission for recruitment of Punjab Civil Service (Executive Branch), Deputy Superintendent of Police, Deputy Superintendent of Jail (Grade-II)/District Probation Officer(jails), Excise & Taxation Officer, Tehsildar, , Block Development & Panchayat Officer, Labour and Concilliation Officer.

PCS Exam 2014 Important Dates

Date of Notification
Dec, 2014

Last Date of for Filling of Application Form
Dec, 2014

Last Date for Depositing the Application Form
Jan, 2015

Date of Exam
Feb, 2015

PCS Exam / Punjab Civil Services Exam Eligibility

Educational Qualification:
A Candidate should have a degree of bachelor in any discipline from a recognized university or institution.

The candidate can take pre exam while studying for degree course.

The candidates must have passed punjabi of matric or its equivalent standard as on the last date of receipt of online application form.


Candidate’s age should be minimum 21 years and maximum 38 years.

For candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Backward
Classes of Punjab the age is relaxed up to 5 years as per Punjab Government Instructions including the Punjab Police Service.


The candidate should be a:
Citizen of India; or
Citizen of Nepal; or
Subject of Bhutan; or
Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the Ist January 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India; or
A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda and United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganike and Zanzibar) Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India;
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (2), (3), (4) and (5) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of Punjab in the Department of Home Affairs and Justice.
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