Punjab State Services Exam online coaching
Punjab state recruitment for the post of PCS Cadre 2020
No of Vacancy - 77
No of Posts
No of Posts
Punjab Civil Service (Executive Branch)
Deputy Superintendent of Police
Food Supply and Consumer Affairs Officer
Block Development & Panchayat Officer
Assistant Registrar Co-Operative Societies
Labour and Conciliation Officer
Employment Generation and Training Officer
Deputy Superintendent Jails / District Probation Officer (Grade-II)
1. The candidate should possess a bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognised
university or institution; Provided that the candidate may be permitted to take
preliminary examination while studying for the qualifying degree. However, the
candidate shall be required to produce proof of qualifying the degree course for being
eligible to take the Main Competitive Examination (As per Punjab State Civil Services
(Appointment by Combined Competitive Examination) Rules, 2009) during that year.
2 No candidate shall be eligible for appearing in the Preliminary Competitive
Examination, unless he/she has passed the Matriculation Examination with Punjabi as
one of the compulsory or elective subjects or any other equivalent examination in
Punjabi language, which may be specified by the Government from time to time.’
3 For the purpose of eligibility for PSCSCCE-2020 , the expression "recognised
university" or "institution" shall have the same meaning, as assigned to it in the Punjab
Civil Services (General and Common Conditions of Service) Rules, 1994.
As on 1st January,2020
As mandated by Punjab State Civil Services (Appointment by Combined Competitive
Examination) Rules, 2009 read with Punjab Civil Services (Executive Branch) Rules 1976,
and Govt. instructions issued from time to time, the candidate should have attained
the minimum age of 21 years and should not have attained the age of 37 years on
the first day of January of the year in which the last day falls for submission of application
to the Commission. In other words, the candidate should have attained the age of 21
years but should not be older than 37 years on 1st January 2020.
Provided that in the case of the post of Deputy Superintendent Police and Deputy
Superintendent Jails/District Probation Officer (Grade-II) in Punjab Police Service
and Punjab Prisons Service, a candidate should have attained the minimum age of
21 years and should not have attained the age of 28 years on the first day of the
year, as referred to above.
The upper age limit for a Punjab Government, Other State Government or the
Government of India, including Board/Corporations/Public Sector Undertaking
employees may be relaxed up to 45 years. However no age relaxation is permissible for
Punjab Police Service.
The Upper age limit may be relaxed up to 33 years for Scheduled Castes and Backward
Classes of Punjab only in case of Punjab Police Service and Punjab Prisons Service.
The Upper age limit may be relaxed up to 42 years for Scheduled Castes and Backward
Classes of Punjab only in case of other services except Punjab Police Service and Punjab
Ex-servicemen of Punjab Domicile shall be allowed to deduct the period of his service in
the Armed Forces of Union from his actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed
the maximum age limit prescribed for direct appointment to such a vacancy in the
Service Rules concerned by more than three years, he shall be deemed to satisfy the
condition regarding age limit.
Upper age limit may be relaxed up to 42 years for Widows, Divorced women and certain
other Categories of women. However no age relaxation is permissible for women in case
of Punjab Police Service and Punjab Prisons Service.
Upper age limit may be relaxed up to 47 years for Physically Handicapped of
Punjab only. However no age
Last date for Filling Online Application Form
Last date for depositing the Application fees by system generated Fee
The examination pattern for the post of PPSC PCS Recruitment
i) Preliminary Competitive Examination; and
ii) Main Competitive Examination (written and viva voce/
Procedure and scheme for the Preliminary Examination:
Marks for each
Civil Services Aptitude Test
Multiple Choice Question with no negative marking
Note :- Prelims test is of screening nature only
B) Procedure and scheme for the Main Examination:
Punjabi (in Gurumukhi Script) Compulsory (of 10+2
English Compulsory (of 10+2 standard)
General Studies Paper-I (History, Geography and
General Studies Paper-II (Indian Constitution &
Polity, Governance and International Relations)
General Studies Paper-III (Economy, Statistics and
General Studies Paper-IV (Science & Technology,
Environment, Problem Solving and Decision
All papers shall be descriptive in nature and duration of each paper will be three
Name of Category
Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes
of all States and Backward Classes of
Ex-Servicemen of Punjab
No Fee to be paid
All Others Categories (including
Lineal Descendent of Ex-servicemen,
Physically Handicapped, Punjab
Number of Attempts
Name of category
Maximum number of attempts
For General Studies paper
- •General and a basic understanding of science concepts
- •Indian history
- •Geography of India and the world.
- •Environmental studies.
- •Indian polity and administration.
- •Governance and bureaucracy.
- •Economics and financial studies.
- •Sports and IT field.
For CSAT paper
- •General and logical reasoning.
- •Data interpretation.
- •Data analysis.
- •Numerical problems.
- •Statistics and related problems.
- •Problems on heights and measurements
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