Punjab civil services examination is a three tier Combined competitive exam, conducted by PPSC for recruitment to the various administrative jobs , For Example SDM, DSP, ETO, BDO etc. The PCS Exam is considered the gateway to most prestigious bureaucrats class at the state level.
Here are certain facts that an PCS exam aspirants should keep in mind while appearing in the examination.
Punjab Public Service Commission conducts the exam in three stages-
The prelims exam is the first step towards getting entry into the civil services at Punjab state level.
The PCS prelims exam acts like a screening test i.e. the score obtained in this exam will not be counted while preparing the final merit list.
The PCS mains exam consists of series of 6 subjective type of examination.
PCS Interviews/ Personality test
Syllabus for PCS Prelims is very vast as in UPSC IAS. it consist of General Studies (HISTORY , POLITY , Geography , Every Day Science , Economy and Current Affairs) Mental ability and Language ability (English and Punjabi)
In addition it consist of Punjab History , Geography and Culture .
As per insights from previous year PCS exams, The questions are dynamic in nature. It means these are closely linked with the current affairs and issues. A deep understanding of basic concepts coupled with current issues is needed to solve the questions with credence.
Hence reading newspapers is vital part of PCS preparation.