SYLLABI AND STANDARD FOR THE COMBINED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE FOLLOWING POSTS :

1.  Assistant Commissioner/Assistant Executive Officers/Section Officer

2.  Civil Judges                                           

3.  Tehsildar

Forest Department, Government of Balochistan

4.  Divisional Forest Officer (B-17)

5.  Forest Ranger (B-16)

Public Relation Department, Government of Balochistan

6.  Assistant Director (B-17)

7.  Senior Information Officer (B-17)

8.  Information Officer (B-16)            

Departmental Examinations:

i.  Civil Judges/ Judicial Magistrates, and

ii. Assistant Commissioners / Tehsildars.

ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER/Assistant Executive Officers/SECTION OFFICER

1.                  The written examination shall include four compulsory subjects and optional subjects. A candidate shall take all four compulsory subjects and three (03) of the optional subjects, subject to the following restrictions:

(a)    Not more than two subjects shall be taken from each group.

(b)    Not  more than two subjects shall be taken from the following subjects:

i.                     Arabic Literature Period-I.

ii.                   Arabic Literature Period-II.

iii.                  Islamic History Period-I.

iv.                  Islamic History Period-II.

v.                   Islamiat.

 

2.                   A candidate shall answer the papers in English, unless otherwise directed.

3.                   Time allowed for each paper shall be three hours.

4.                   The compulsory and optional subjects and maximum marks allocated to each subject shall be as shown below:

      COMPULSORY SUBJECTS

Serial No.

Subjects

Maximum Marks

1.

English General and Essay

100

2.

General Paper including Essay in Urdu, Balochi, Brahvi, Pashtoo, Punjabi ,Sindhi

100

3.

Islamic & Pakistan Studies / Ethics

100

4.

General Knowledge including Everyday Science

100

5.

Viva Voce.

200

 

             All papers shall be of three hours’ duration.

No candidate shall be summoned for Viva Voce test unless he/she obtained at least 33 percent marks in each individual written paper and 50 percent marks in aggregate of the written portion of the examination. No candidate shall be considered to have qualified in the examination unless he/ she obtained at least 50 per cent marks in Viva Voce test. Failure in or absence from Viva Voce test shall mean that the candidate has failed to qualify  for appointment and his name will not be included in the merit list.

 OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

Serial No.

Subjects

Maximum Marks

 

GROUP ‘A’

150 Marks

 Each

1

English Literature Period-I 1780-1832.

 

2

English Literature Period-II 1832-1901.

 

3

History of Urdu Literature.

 

4

Arabic.

 

5

Persian.

 

6

Arabic Literature Period-I

 

7

Arabic Literature Period-II

 

8

Persian Literature Period-I

 

9

Persian Literature Period-II

 

 

 

 

 

GROUP ‘B’

150 Marks Each

 10

Indian History Period-I      

 

 11

Indian History Period-II

 

 12

English History from 1714 A.D.

 

 13

European History from 1789 A.D.   

 

 14

Islamic History Period-I  

 

 15

Islamic History Period-II 

 

 

 

 

 

GROUP ‘C’

150 Marks Each

 16

Pure Mathematics.

 

 17

Applied Mathematics.

 

 18

Statistics.

 

 

 

 

 

GROUP ‘D’

150 Marks Each

 19

Physics.

 

 20

Chemistry

 

 21

Applied Chemistry.

 

 22

Botany

 

 23

Zoology.

 

 24

Agriculture.

 

 25

Astronomy.

 

 26

Human Anatomy.

 

 27

Physiology.

 

 

 

 

 

GROUP ‘E’

150 Marks Each

 28

Ethics and Psychology.

 

 29

Logic and Element of Philosophy.

 

 30

Islamiat.

 

 31

Economics.

 

 32

Political Science.           

 

 33

Criminal Law.

 

 34

Civil Law.

 

 35

Geography.

 

 36

International Relations.

 

 37

Commerce Comprising:

a. Industrial and Commercial Organization

b. Industrial and Commercial Law

c. Statistics 

 

 38

Public Administration.

 

 39

Social Work.

 

 40

Sociology.         

 

 41

Mass Communication (Journalism).

 

42

Geology  

   

CIVIL JUDGES

1.                   The examination shall include compulsory and optional subjects. A candidate shall take all  compulsory subjects and two (02) of the optional subjects.   Not more than one optional subject shall be taken from any group.

2.                A candidate shall answer the papers in English, unless otherwise directed.

4.                   The compulsory and optional subjects and maximum marks allocated to each subject shall be as shown below:

 

     COMPULSORY SUBJECTS

Serial No.

Subjects

Maximum Marks

1.

English General and Essay

100

2.

General Paper including Essay in Urdu, Balochi, Brahvi, Pashtoo, Punjabi ,Sindhi

100

3.

Islamic & Pakistan Studies / Ethics

100

4.

General Knowledge including Everyday Science

100

5.

Civil Law-1

100

6.

Civil Law-11 100
7. Criminal Law 100
8. Viva Voce (after passing the written portion of examination 200

 

           No candidate shall be summoned for Viva Voce test unless he/she obtained at least 33 percent marks in each individual written paper and 50 percent marks in aggregate of the written portion of the examination. No candidate shall be considered to have qualified in the examination unless he/ she obtained at least 50 per cent marks in Viva Voce test. Failure in or absence from Viva Voce test shall mean that the candidate has failed to qualify  for appointment and his name will not be included in the merit list.

* The knowledge of Islamic Studies will not apply to non-Muslims.

Optional Subjects

Optional subjects for Civil Judges post are the same as for the posts of Section Officers excluding Applied Mathematics (Group-C), Criminal Law, Civil Law, and Journalism (Group-E). Unlike for the post of Section Officers, all optional subjects here are of 100 marks each. 

 All papers shall be of three hours’ duration.

 

            I). ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (B-17)

            II). SENIOR INFORMATION OFFICER. (B-17)

 

 PAPER – I (JOURNALISM)

Theory, cannons and kinds of journalism; brief history of Pakistan Movement; press history of Pakistan since independence; Pakistan Press Laws; press in Balochistan today; mass communication and its influence; public relations; advertising and role of journalism in nation building and Socio-economic reconstructions in the developing country like Pakistan; educational writing on a given topic or news reporting on a given situation.

 

PAPER – II (GENERAL KNOWLEDGE)

Essay on one of several topics; current affairs (international, national and Balochistan) and everyday science.

INFORMATION OFFICER (ONE PAPER) (B-16)

  • A note on International Current Affairs;
  • A note on National Current Affairs;

  • Translation of a Newspaper passage.

                        (a).       From English into Urdu.

                        (b).       From Urdu into English.

  • Drafting of News from a given situation, and

  •  General Knowledge (Abbreviations / Journalistic terms / Quiz etc.)

 

Forest Officer Grade – 17.                                                        

Sr.No.

Compulsory Subject.

Marks

1.

English including Essay and précis writing.

100

2.

General Knowledge.

100

3.

Islamic and Pakistan Studies.

100

4.

Viva-Voce.

100

                                          

Sr.No.

Optional Subjects

Marks

1.

Applied Mathematics.

150

2.

Pure Mathematics.

150

3.

Botany.

150

4.

Chemistry.

150

5.

Geology.

150

6.

Physics.

150

7.

Zoology.

150

8.

Agriculture.

150

9.

Horticulture.

150

10.

General Silviculture.

150

11.

Soil Science.

150

12.

Forest Ecology.

150

13.

Forest Utilization.

150

14.

Water–Shed Management.

150

15.

Range Management.

150

 

Note.         1.                 Every candidate shall take examination of all the compulsory subjects and two of the optional subjects.

2.                   Each paper will be of three hours duration and of degree standard.

3.                   All the paper will be answered in English except the paper on Islamic and Pakistan Studies.

4.                   No candidate shall be considered to have qualified the examination unless he obtains 40% marks in VIVA-VOCE test.

5.                   No candidate shall be summand for VIVA-VOCE unless he has obtained at least 33% marks in each individual written paper and 40% marks in the aggregate.

6.                   Five grace marks may be granted to really deserving candidates in one or two papers or in the aggregate.

 

Forest Ranger (Grade – 16)                                                                       

Sr.No.

Subjects

     Marks

1.

English.

100

2.

General Mathematics.

100

3.

General Knowledge.

100

4.

Islamic and Pakistan Studies.

100

5.

VIVA-VOCE.

100

NOTE. 

1.                   Each Paper will be of three hours duration and of Intermediate Standard.

2.                   All the papers will be answered in English except the paper on Islamic and Pakistan Studies.

3.                   No candidate shall be summand for VIVA – VOCE unless he has obtained at least 33% marks in the individual paper and 40% marks in the aggregate.

4.                   No candidate shall be considered to have qualified the examination unless he obtains at least 40% marks in the VIVE – VOCE test.

5.                   Five grace marks only may be granted to really deserving candidates in one or two papers or in the aggregate.

 

 

   

 

Departmental Examination of Civil Judges/ Judicial Magistrates

 

1.         CRIMINAL LAW (Without Books)

(i)                  Pakistan Penal Code (XLV of 1860).

(ii)                The Laws relating to Enforcement of Hudood namely Ordinance VI, VII, VIII and IX of 1979 and President’s Order No.4 of 1979.

(iii)               The Qanun-e-Shahadat Order, 1984 (X of 1984).

(iv)               Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (V of 1898).

(v)                Criminal Law (Special Provisions) Ordinance, 1968.

 

2.         CIVIL LAW (Without Books)

(i)                  Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (V of 1908).

(ii)                West Pakistan General Clauses Act, 1956 (VI of 1956).

(iii)               Stamp Act, 1899 (II of 1899).

(iv)               Court Fees Act, 1870 (VII of 1870).

(v)                Arbitration Act, 1940 (X of 1940).

(vi)               Suits Valuation Act, 1887 (VII of 1887).

(vii)             The Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961 (VIII of 1961) and Family Court Act, 1964.

(viii)            The Limitation Act, 1908 (IX of 1908).

(ix)               Dastoor-ul-Amal Deewani Kalat, 1952.

(x)                Civil Procedure (Special Provisions) Ordinance, 1968.

(xi)               Balochistan Civil Disputes (Shariat Application) Regulation, 1976.

 

3.         REVENUE LAW (With Books)

(i)                  The Balochistan Tenancy Ordinance, 1978 (XXIV of 1978).

(ii)                The West Pakistan Land Revenue Act, 1967 as amended by the Balochistan (Amendment of Laws) Ordinance, 1972 (XVII of 1967).

(iii)               Martial Law Regulations No.64 of 1959 and Martial Law Regulation No.115 and 117 of 1972.

(iv)               Land Reforms Act, 1977 (II of 1977).

(v)                The West Pakistan Redemption and Restitution of Mortgaged Land Act, 1964 (XIX of 1964).

 

4.         HIGH COURT RULES AND ORDERS (Accounts & Forms) (With Books)

            (i)         The High Court Rules &Orders Volume II & III (Accounts & Forms).

 

5.         JUDGEMENT WRITING, PLEADING & CONVEYANCING (Without Books).

 

 

Departmental Examination of Assistant Commissioners / Tehsildars

 

1.         CRIMINAL LAW – I ( WITH BOOKS )

(i)                  Pakistan Penal Code (XLV of 1860).

(ii)                The Offences against Property (Enforcement of Hadd) Ordinance, 1979 (VI of 1979).

(iii)               The Offence of Zina (Enforcement of Hadd) Ordinance, 1979 (VII of 1979).

(iv)               The Offence of Qazf (Enforcement of Hadd) Ordinance, 1979 (VIII of 1979).

(v)                The Prohibition (Enforcement of Hadd) Order, 1979 (President’s Order No.4 of 1979).

(vi)               The Execution of the Punishment of Whipping Ordinance, 1979 (IX of 1979).

(vii)             The Qanun-e-Shahadat Order, 1984 (X of 1984).

(viii)            The General Clauses Act, 1897 (X of 1897).

(ix)               The West Pakistan General Clauses Act, 1956 (VI of 1956).

 

2.         CRIMINAL LAW – II ( WITH BOOKS ).

(i)                  Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (V of 1898).

(ii)                High Court Rules and Orders (Criminal) Chapters 1,3,4,11 to 13, 19,21 to 23 and 26 Volume III and chapters 3 A and 8 of Volume IV.

(iii)               Probation of Offenders Ordinance 1960 (XLV of 1960).

(iv)               The Conciliation Courts Ordinance 1961 (XLV of 1961).

 

3.         CRIMINAL LAW – III ( WITH BOOKS ).

(i)                  Police Act, 1861 (V of 1861).

(ii)                The Balochistan Prevention of Gambling Ordinance, 1978 (X of 1978).

(iii)               Reformatory School Act 1897 (VIII of 1897).

(iv)               The Punjab Borstal Act 1926 (XI of 1926).

(v)                Arms Act, 1878 (XI of 1878).

(vi)               The West Pakistan Arms Ordinance, 1965 (XX of 1965).

(vii)             The West Pakistan Press and Publication Ordinance, 1963 (XXVI of 1963).

(viii)            The West Pakistan Maintenance of Public Order Ordinance, 1960 (XXXI of 1960).

JAIL ( WITH BOOKS )

(i)                  Prisons Act, 1894 (IX of 1894).

(ii)                Prisoners Act, 1900 (III of 1900).

(iii)               Pakistan Prison Rules.

 

4.         CIVIL LAW ( WITH BOOKS ).

(i)                  Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (V of 1908).

(ii)                High Courts Rules and Orders (Civil).

(iii)               The Qanun-e-Shahadat Order, 1984 (X of 1984).

(iv)               General Clauses Act, 1897 (X of 1897).

(v)                West Pakistan General Clauses Act, 1956 (VI of 1956).

(vi)               Stamp Act, 1899 (II of 1899).

(vii)             Court Fee Act, 1870 (VII of 1870).

(viii)            Dastur-ul-Amal Diwani Kalat, 1952.

(ix)               Registration Act, 1908 (XLI of 1908).

(x)                The Oaths Act, 1873 (X of 1873).

(xi)               Arbitration Act, 1940 (X of 1940).

(xii)             Suits Valuation Act, 1887 (VII of 1887).

(xiii)            The West Pakistan Civil Courts Ordinance, 1962 (II of 1962).

(xiv)            The Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961 (VIII of 1961).

(xv)             The Balochistan Civil Disputes (Shariat Application) Regulation, 1976.

(xvi)            The West Pakistan Muslim Personal Law Shariat Application) Extension to Tribal Areas of Balochistan Regulation, 1976.

(xvii)          Limitation Act, 1906 (IX of 1906).                                                                 

5.         REVENUE LAW – I ( WITH BOOKS )

            (i)         (a)        The Balochistan Tenancy Ordinance, 1978 (XXIV of 1978).

(b)                The Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (I of 1894).

(c)                The Quetta Acquisition of Land(Housingand development Schemes) Ordinance 1979 (XVII of 1979).

(ii)                The West Pakistan Land Revenue Act, 1967 as amended by the Balochistan (Amendment of Laws) Ordinance 1972 (XVII of 1967).

(iii)               The Punjab Alienation of Land Act, 1900 (XIII of 1900).

(iv)               The Punjab Land Administration Manual Chapters I, II, IV, IX, XV to XVII and XXII.

(v)                Chapter 7 of the Punjab Land Record Manual.

(vi)               The West Pakistan Muslim Personal Law (Shariat Application) Act, 1962 (V of 1962).

(vii)             The West Pakistan Land Dispositions (Saving of Shamilat) Ordinance, 1959 (I of 1959).

(viii)            The Punjab Court of Wards Act, 1903 (II of 1903).

(ix)               Martial Law Regulation No.64 of 1959 and martial Law Regulation No.115 and 117 of 1972.

(x)                The West Pakistan Board of Revenue Act, 1957 (XI of 1957).

(xi)               The West Pakistan National Calamities (Prevention and Relief) Act, 1958 (XXXIII of 1958).

(xii)             The Punjab Pre-emption Act, 1913 (I of 1913).

(xiii)            The West Pakistan Redemption and Restitution of Mortgaged Lands Act, 1964 (XIX of 1964).

(xiv)            The Land Reforms Act, 1977 (II of 1977).

(xv)             The Zakat and Usher Ordinance, 1980 (XVIII of 1980).

 

6.         REVENUE LAW – II ( WITHOUT BOOKS ).

(i)                  the Punjab Land Administration Manual.

(ii)                The Balochistan Canal and Drainage Ordinance, 1980 (XX of 1980).

(iii)               Colonization of Govt. Land (Punjab) Act, 1912 and West Pakistan (Amendment Ordinance 1960 (V of 1912).

(iv)               The West Pakistan Relief of Indebtedness Ordinance, 1960 (XV of 1960).

(v)                The West Pakistan Money Lenders Ordinance, 1960 (XXIV of 1960).

(vi)               The West Pakistan Agriculturists Loans Act, 1958 (XVII of 1958).

(vii)             The Land Improvement Loans Act, 1883 (XIX of 1883).

(viii)            Douies Settlement Manual.

(ix)               The Balochistan Revenue Manual.

 

7.         TREASURY ( WITH BOOKS )

(i)                  Treasury Rules Volume I and II.

(ii)                Fundamental Rules and Supplementary Rules.

(iii)               General Financial Rules Volume I and II.

(iv)               General Provident Fund Rules.

(v)                The West Pakistan Civil Services Pension Rules, 1963.

(vi)               The West Pakistan Traveling Allowance Rules as amended.

 

8.         LOCAL GOVERNMENT ( WITH BOOKS ).

(i)                  The Balochistan Local Government Ordinance, 1980 (II of 1980) and the Rules framed there under.

(ii)                PATWAR MANSURATION  ( WITHOUT  BOOKS ). (For Tehsildars only)

           

9.         ISLAMIC AND PAKISTAN STUDIES  ( WITHOUT  BOOKS ).

(i)                  Muslim Jurisprudence.

(ii)                Arkan-e-Islam.

(iii)               The Life of Holy Prophet (May Peace Be Upon Him).

(iv)               The Pakistan Movement and Historical features of Pakistan.

(v)                Islamic Laws in Pakistan: Achievements and Prospects.

 

NOTE:               The Tehsildars intending to appear in the Departmental Examination will not be required to answer the paper on JAIL or to appear in the paper on TREASURY.

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