PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION LAHORE DEPARTMENTAL EXAMINATION AND
FINAL PASSING OUT EXAMINATION SYLLABUS
Part-A Public Administration (40
Public Administration in the 21st century
(a) Context of Public Administration.
(b) Role of Govt. Direct involvement Vs regulations.
(c) Public Administration and Civil Service
(i) Concept of Good Governance.
(ii) Transparency, information and role of media in public sector.
(iii) Improving administrative integrity – ethics and responsiveness in service.
(iv) Public policy formulation and implementation.
Reference Book: To serve and to preserve by ADB
Part-B Administrative Law (60 Marks)
(i) Introduction to the Administrative law.
(ii) Finality of administrative action: constitutional and ordinary ouster clauses Principles.
(iii) Administrative discretion: meaning, need and principles.
(iv) Delegated legislation: meaning and necessity, established principles and grounds of review.
(v) Principles of Natural Justice: hearing and bias.
(vi) Judicial Review: meaning, importance and grounds.
(vii) Fundamental Rights: Articles 7-28 and 232-233 of the constitution of the Islamic
Republic of Pakistan.
Note: No reference material shall be provided in the examination
Constitutional Structure of Pakistan
Part –A The Executive
a) The constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
(ii) General: Articles 1-5
(iii) Principles of Policy: Articles 29-49
(iv) The President: Articles 41-49
(v) The Federal Government: Articles 90-99
(vi) The Provincial Governor: Articles: 101-105
(vii) The Provincial Government: Articles 129-140
(viii) Administrative Relations between Federation and Provinces: Articles
(ix) Elections: Articles 213-226
b) The Punjab Government Rules of Business 2011: Rules 1-32, 46-49 & the Schedules.
c) Rules of Procedure of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab 1997:
(i) The Chief Minister: rules 17-23
(ii) Governor’s Address to the assembly; rules 39-41
(iii) Questions: Articles 42-61
(iv) Calling Attention Notice: rules 62-67
(v) Privileges: rules 68-79, 180-181
(vi) Adjournment Motions: rules 80-88
(vii) Government Assurances: rule 182
(viii) Reports to be laid before the Assembly: rules 128-133
d) Ombudsman: jurisdiction and importance: the Punjab Office of the Ombudsman Act 1997
Part-B The Legislature
a) The Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan:
(i) The Parliament: Articles 50-69, 70-77
(ii) Federal Ordinances: Article 89
(iii) Provincial Assembly: articles 106-117
(iv) Provincial Ordinances: article 128
(v) Distribution of Legislative and Executive Powers: Articles 97, 137, 141-144, & Fourth Schedule
(vi) Islamic Provisions: Articles 227-231
b) The Punjab Government Rules of Business 2011: rules 33-43 & 45
c) Rules of Procedure of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab:
(i) Legislative Procedure: rules 89-127
(ii) Standing Committees: rules 148-175
Part-C The Judiciary
(i) The Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan: Articles 4, 175-211.
(ii) Original and Advisory Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court
(iii) Writ Jurisdiction: Articles 184 and 199 of the constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
(iv) Introduction to ICA and CPLA.
(v) Suo motu/human rights jurisdiction.
Note: The Constitution of Pakistan, the Punjab Government Rules of Business 2011 and the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab Rules of Procedure 1997 shall be provided in the examination