PMS is a highest Competitive Exam in Punjab and those who clear PMS are offered Jobs in different Groups some of them are Assistant Commissioner, Section Officer and other such as Excise and Taxation Officer in BPS-17. Punjab Public Service Commission is given responsibility for conducting PMS exam each year. PPSC conduct PMS Exam in the month of December 2018 in more than 7 test centers across Punjab. PMS stands for Provincial Management Services. Advertisement for PMS will be issued by PPSC in November 2018 and applications are invited from the candidates in November each Year.

PMS Age Limit

Age Limit set for PMS 2018 is 21 to 28 Years on 1st January 2018 and Lower age limit is set to 21 Years. Federal Government Servants who are domiciled of Punjab having 4 years continuous service their upper age limit will be 35 years . 10 Years age relaxation is given to disabled persons as per Punjab Civil Servants Recruitment (Relaxation of Upper Age Limit) Rules, 1976.

Rules for PMS 2018

 Rules for PMS 2018 will remain same as of PMS 2017 and no major changes seen in the syllabus this year according to sources of PPSC.

PMS Required Qualification

Candidates having Graduation Degree with Second Division from a recognized University will be eligible to Apply for PMS 2018.

Application Procedure for PMS 2018

When the PMS Advertisement will be published by PPSC . All the candidates who will be willing to Apply for PMS 2018 should submit their Application form Online on the official website of PPSC after submission of fee in the State Bank and National Bank of Pakistan branches.

PMS Appearance and Number of Chances

All the candidates will only have three chances to avail or appear in Provincial Management Services Exam .

PMS Passing Criteria

To pass the subject candidate should secure 40% marks in each subject and overall aggregate should be 50% i.e he/she has to obtain 600 Marks to appear in Interview and psychological test.

PMS Subjects

All the candidates should appear in following Compulsory subjects of 600 Marks according to the syllabus set by PPSC.

Compulsory Subjects List of PMS

Subjects Marks
English Essay 100
English (Precis, Comprehension & Translation) 100
Urdu (Essay, Precis, Comprehension and Translation) 100
Islamic Studies / Ethics ( For Non Muslim Candidates) Combination of Both Subjective and Objective 100
Pakistan Studies (Combination of Both Subjective and Objective) 100
General Knowledge (Objective) 100
Total Marks 600

In addition to above 6 Compulsory Subjects candidates need to Opt three optional Subjects of total 600 Marks from 7 Groups of Subject as per rule set for each group. Detail of the optional Subjects in all seven Groups is as follow. Download the Optional Subjects List Group Wise in PDF format along with PMS 2019 Syllabus .

PMS Syllabus 2018 Download in PDF



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