SPSC PCS Compulsory and Optional Subjects

Syllabus and Standard for the Competitive Examination is as under:-
1. The written examination shall include compulsoryand optional subjects.
2. Every candidate shall take all the compulsory subjects and three of the optional subjects, subject to the following restrictions:-
a. No more than two subjects shall be taken from each group.
b. Not more than two subjects shall be taken from among subjects
at Sr. No. 10, 11, 18, 19 and 34 (Arabic Literatureperiod I and II,
Islamic History Period I & II Islamiat.).
3. A candidate shall answer the papers in English unless otherwise directed.
4. The details of marks shall be as under:-
i. Compulsory Subjects (Total 05 Subjects) 450 Max: Marks
ii. Optional Subjects (Total 03 Subjects) 450 Max: Marks
iii. Viva-Voce 250 Max: Marks
5. The compulsory and optional subject(s) and maximum marks fixed for each subject shall be, as shown in the statement below:-
COMPULSORY SUBJECTS
NO SUBJECT MAX: MARKS
01. English 100
02. English Essay 050
03. Essay in Urdu/Punjabi/Sindh/Pashto/Balochi 050
04. General Paper in Urdu/Punjabi/Sindh/Pashto/Balochi 100
05. General Knowledge including Every day science  150
06. Viva Voce 250
NO CANDIDATE SHALL BE SUMMONED FOR VIVA VOCE TEST UNLESS HE/SHE OBTAINED ATLEAST 33% MARKS IN EACH INDIVIDUAL WRITTEN PAPER AND 50% MARKS IN THE AGGREGATE OF THE WRITTEN PORTION OF THE EXAMINATION NO CANDIDATE SHALL BE CONSIDERED TO HAVE QUALIFIED IN  THE EXAMINATION UNLESS HE/SHE ALSO OBTAINS ATLEAST 30% MARKS IN VIVA VOCE FAILURE IN
OR ABSENCE FROM VIVA VOICE SHALL MEANS THAT THE CANDIDATE HAS FAILED TO QUALIFY FOR APPOINTMENT AND HIS/HER NAME WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE MERIT LIST.

NOTE: NO GRACE MARKS SHALL BE ALLOWED TO ANY CANDIDATE.
OPTIONAL SUBJECT
S.No. Subject  Maximum Marks
GROUP “A”
1. English Literature Period I, 1780-1832
2. English Literature Period II, 1832-1901
3. Arabic
4. Persian
5. French
6. Sanskirt
7. Latin
8. German  150 markseach
9. History of Urdu Literature/History of Sindhi Literature
10. Arabic Literature Period I
11. Arabic Literature Period II
12. Persian Literature Period I up to 1500 AD
13. Persian Literature Period II after 1500 AD
GROUP “B”
14. Indian History, Period I
15. Indian History, Period II
16. English History, from 1714 AD
17. European History, from 1789 AD  150 marks each
18. Islamic History, Period I
19. Islamic History, Period II
GROUP “C”
20. Pure Mathematics
21. Applied Mathematics  150 marks each
22. Statistics
GROUP “D”
23. Physics
24. Chemistry
(a) Geology
25. Applied Chemistry
26. Botany
27. Zoology
28. Agriculture
(a) Forestry  150 marks each
29. Astronomy
30. Human Anatomy
31. Physiology
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GROUP “E”
32. Ethics and psychology
33. Logic and Elements of Philosophy
34. Islamiat
35. Economics
36. Political Science  150 marks each
37. Criminal Law
38. Civil Law
39. Geography
40. International Relations
41. Commerce Comprising
(a) Industrial and Commercial Organization
(b) Industrial Commercial Law and
(c) Statistics
42. Public Administration
43. Sociology
44. Journalism / Mass Communication
Note:- All papers except in easy, shall be of threehours duration. The time allowed for the essay shall be two hours in each case.
4. If a candidate’s handwriting is not easily legible a deduction which may be considerable, may be made on this account from the  total marks secured by him/her.
5. Credit will be given for good English including  orderly, effective and exact expression combined with due economy of words in all subjects of the examination and not only in subjects which are specially devoted to English.
6. Names of candidates who qualify shall be arranged in order of merit according to the aggregate marks obtained at the examination.
Note:- In the event of a tie, the order of merit shall be determined in accordance with the highest marks secured in the viva voce, Should the marks in the Viva voce of the candidates
be equal then the order of merit shall be decided in accordance with the highest marks obtained by such candidates in the aggregate of thecompulsory subjects.

5 thoughts on “SPSC PCS Compulsory and Optional Subjects”

  1. ASSALAM O ALAIKUM
    Please tell me that where I prepare pcs in lahore.and how many subjects.after complete pcs which level job I can get????

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