PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
SUBJECT: SYLLABUS FOR 04 POSTS OF ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR (MP-III NEGOTIABLE) ON CONTRACT BASIS FOR THE PERIOD OF 02 YEARS ON ALL PUNJAB BASIS IN PUNJAB LAW AND PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
PAPER-I COMMUNICATION SKILLS 100 MARKS
Objective: To evaluate that the applicants possess excellent skills in English and Urdu languages and have creative vision.
Mode: The paper shall be subjective as well as objective.
Contents:Essay in English preferably on a legal topic: 50 marks
Translation into English to Urdu of a legal passage 20 marks
Knowledge of English Grammar and Skills (MCQ based) 30 marks
PAPER-II DRAFTING SKILLS 100 MARKS
Objective: To assess that the applicants possess drafting skills and familiarity with
approaches to legislative drafting.
Mode: The paper shall be objective and problem based.
Legislation: principal and delegated
Legislative policy and its significance in drafting legislation
Nature, characteristics and essentials of public welfare legislation
Legislation for good governance: essentials
Modern legislative and drafting techniques
Essentials of Bills/Ordinances
Legislative powers of the Parliament and Provincial Assemblies and limitations under the Constitution
Legislative drafting and statutory interpretation
The Punjab General Clauses Act 1956 50 marks
Drafting a Bill based on a given legislative policy 25 marks
Drafting an Ordinance based on a given legislative policy 25 marks
PAPER-III CONSTITUTIONAL & ADMINISTRATIVE LAW 100 MARKS
Objective: To assess that the applicants have the understanding of the Constitution
and administrative law and possess the knowledge of established
principles of interpretation of constitutional and administrative law.
Mode: The paper shall be subjective as well as objective and problem based.
The Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. 40 marks
Delegated legislation: principles and controls (legislative and judicial)
Administrative discretion: principles, controls and safeguards
Judicial review of administrative action
Finality of administrative action (ouster clauses): concept and effect
Judicial decisions and principles of Natural Justice
Doctrines of ultra vires and promissory estoppel
Law of Writs 60 marks
PAPER-IV CIVIL LAW 100 MARKS
Objective: To assess the professional knowledge of and insight into the civil law
and application of that knowledge as a lawyer.
Mode: The paper shall be subjective as also objective and problem based.
Code of Civil Procedure 1908
Land Acquisition Act
Contract Act 1872
Punjab Civil Servants Act 1974 and Rules framed under that Act
Punjab Service Tribunal Act 1974
Qanun-e-Shahadat Order 1984
Contract Appointment Policy and Promotion Policy
PSYCHOLOGY ASSESSMENT AND VIVA VOCE Total: 200 Marks
- i) Psychological Assessment 10 Marks
- ii) Commission 140 Marks
iii) Advisor/Departmental Representative 50 Marks