Public Administration Balochistan PCS Syllabus

Total Marks 150

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Legal and institutional setting, principles of organization internal management and control, Personal management, fiscal management, Planning, Special problems in administration.

Public Administration Sindh PCS Syllabus

Public Administration

Total Marks 150

Legal and Industitutional Setting, Principle of Organization, Internal Management and Control, Personal Management, Fiscal Management Planning and Special Problems in Administration.

Public administration KP PMS Syllabus

Public administration

Total Marks – 100

1. Public administration: Its nature and scope, the role of public administration in a modern welfare state

2. Major schools of thought in administration: Scientific Management Movement. Human relationists, behavioral school, systemic theory

3. Bureaucracy: Concept of bureaucracy, theories of bureaucracy, ecology of bureaucracy, bureaucracy of Pakistan as a change agent

4. Administrative leadership: Approaches to the study of leadership, forms of leadership, leadership qualities

5. Administrative accountability: Internal and external controls, executive control, legislative control, judicial control, Ombudsman, public opinion and pressure groups, problems of administrative accountability in Pakistan

6. Planning: Types of plans, planning process, principles of planning, planning machinery, the system of planning and programming in Pakistan. Planning machinery in Pakistan

7. Organization: Types of organization, theories of organization, principles of organization, the organization of federal and provincial governments in Pakistan. Public corporations in Pakistan

8. Personnel administration: Nature and scope of personnel administration, personnel functions, tools of personnel management, salient features of the system of Public Personnel Management in Pakistan

9. Controlling and coordination: Forms of controls, control mechanism, the process of control, principles of controlling, principles of coordination, machinery for coordination, problems of coordination in public administration in Pakistan

10. Communication: Types of communication, communication channels, communication process, principles of communication

11. Financial administration: Elements of financial administration, performance and programmed budgeting, capital budget. Principles of budgeting, auditing and accounting

Public Administration Punjab PMS Syllabus Recommended Books

SYLLABUS FOR THE SUBJECT OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

RECOMMENDED BOOKS

  1. Denhardt, R., Public Administration, Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1995.

  2. David H. Rosenbloom, Public Administration – Understanding Management, Politics and Law in the Public Sector, Second Edition, 1989.

  3. Caiden, Gerald. E, Public Administration. 1982.

  4. Cooper et al, (1998) Public Administration for the Twenty-First Century.

  5. Harmon, Michael M. & Mayer. Richard T, Organization Theory for Public Administration, Little Brown and Company 1986.

  6. Nicholas Henry, Public Administration and Public Affairs, Sixth edition

  7. Shafritz, J. and Hyde, A., Classics of Public Administration, Pacific Grove: Brooks – Cole, 1987.

  8. Candler, R. & Plano, J., (1983) Public Administration Dictionary, John Wiely, New York.

  9. Osbourne, D. and Gaebler, I. (1992) Reinventing Government, Reading, MA: Addison Wesly.

  10. Wilson, J. Q., (1989) Bureaucracy, Basic Books, New York.

  11. Braibanti, Ralph (1987) Evolution of Pakistan’s Administration System. (Jameel ur Rehman ed.) Government of Pakistan Public Administration Research Centre.

  12. Khadija Mahbug-ul-Haque (1999) Human Development in South Asia: The Crises of Governance, Oxford University Press, Karachi.

  13. Kennedy, Charles H., (1987) Bureaucracy in Pakistan, Oxford University Press, Bombay, India.

  14. Beckett, Julia & Koenig Heidi O., (2005) Public Administration and Law, M.E. Sharpe, London.

  15. Heady, Ferrel. (2001) Public Administration: A comparative Perspective, 6th ed. Marcel Dekker, New York.

  16. Lane, Jan-Erik (2005) Public Administration and Public Management: The Principle Agent Perspective, Routledge, London.

  17. Hasnat Abdul Hye, (2001) Governance: South Asian Perspective, Oxford University Press, London.

  18. Abdus Samad. (1993) Governance, Economic Policy and Reform in Pakistan: essays in political economy, Vanguard Book, Lahore.

  19. Government and Administration in Pakistan (1987). Jameelur Rehman Khan (Ed.) Pakistan Public Administration Research Centre O & M Division, Cabinet Secretariat.

  20. Sultan Khan. (2006) Public Administration: with special reference to Pakistan. Famous Books, Lahore.

  21. Hoshiar Singh. (1995) Public Administration in India. Sterling Publishers. UK.

  22. Kalyanaraman Srinivasan (1991) Public Administration in Asia, Vol. I, II Ashish Publishing House, New Delhi, India.

 


Public Administration Punjab PMS Paper II Syllabus

PAPER- II Total Marks: 100

1 – Organizational Structure of Federal Government and Administration

Constitutional Framework for Federal Government; Organization and Functions of Federal Secretariat; Organization and Functions of Federal Agencies Relationship between Ministries and Federal Agencies/Authorities; Inter-ministerial Coordination; Organization and Functions of Regulatory Agencies.

2 – Organization of Provincial and Local Government

Governance Structure of Provincial Administration; Organization of Provincial Secretariat; Organization and Functions of Provincial Authorities and Agencies and their Relationship with Government Departments; Post-devolution Local Governance; Organization and Functions of District Government and Administration; Organization and Structure of City District Government; Issues and Challenges of Local Governance.

3 – Intergovernmental Relationship

Administrative Relationship between Federal Government and Provincial Government; Fiscal Relationship between Federal Government and Provincial Government; Administrative and Fiscal Relationship between Provincial Government and District Government.



4 – The Civil Service

Historical Background of Civil Service, The Structure of civil Service; History of Civil Service Reform; Management of Civil Service; Institutional and Cultural Context of Civil Service; Role of Civil Service in Good Governance, Women and Civil Service.

5 – Public Policy and Planning

Institutional Framework for Policy Coordination and Planning; Policy and Planning Process; Role of Planning Commission in Policy and Planning; Strategic Planning in Federal, Provincial Government and Local Government; Role of International Donors in Policy Formulation; Public Policy and Implementation in Key Sectors (i.e., Health, Education).

6 – Financial Administration

Structure and Functions of Revenue Administration; Budgetary Process in the Federal, Provincial and Local Government; Tax Administration; Accounting and Auditing System; Issue and Challenges of Fiscal Decentralization.

7 – Managing Human Resources

Institutional Framework for Recruitment and Training of Government Employees; Labor Laws; The System of Compensation, and Performance Evaluation of Government Employees; Management of Human Resources in Public Enterprises.

8 – Development Governance and Management

Approaches to Managing Development; History of Development and Public Administration with Particular Reference to Pakistan; Changing Role of Bureaucracy in Development; Role of Civil Society in Development; Role of International Institutions in Development Policy and Management.



Public Administration Punjab PMS Paper I Syllabus

PAPER- I – Total Marks: 100

1. Public Administration:

Definition, Concepts, Approaches and Context Definitions; Role and Scope of Public Administration in Society; Issues in Public Administration Theory and Practice – Democracy versus Bureaucracy, Politics versus Administration, Efficiency versus Equity; Core Values of Public Administration – Rule of Law, Efficiency, Equity and Fairness, Responsiveness; Traditional Public Administration; New Public Management; New Public Management; New Public Service; Governance
Approach to Public Administration; Islamic Concept of Public Administration.



2. Public Organization:

Classical and Contemporary Theories and Concepts Bureaucracy; Scientific Management; The Human Relations; Leadership, Motivation, Network; Governance; Strategic Management; Public Choice; Administrative Culture; Types of Organizational Structure; Organization of Federal, Provincial, and
Local Government; Administrative Culture.

3. Public Policy Planning

Implementation and Evaluation Strategic Planning and Management; Planning Process; Policy Analysis; Policy Implementation; Program Evaluation; Planning Machinery; Role of Donors and International Institutions in Public Polity and Management.

4. Budgeting and Financial Management

The Budget as a Policy Tool; The Budget as a Managerial Tool; Principles of Budgeting, Auditing and Accounting in Government; The Line-Item Budget; The Performance Budget; Program Budgeting; Zero-Base Budgeting; Outcome-Based Budgeting.

5. Managing Human Resources

Spoil versus Merit System in Public Employment; Personnel versus Human Resources Management; Close versus Open System of Public Employment; Functions of Human Resources Management; Challenges of Adopting HRM in Public Sector.

6. Public Management Skills

Communication; Decision Making, Conflict Management; Leading, Administrative Buffering; Managing Change; Managing Diversity; Stress Management; Delegation and
Motivation; Creativity and Problem Solving; Issues of Public Management.

7. Governance and Administrative Reforms

Theories of Administrative Reforms; Types of Administrative Reforms – Privatization, Regulation, De-regulation, Decentralization, Business Re-engineering, Quality Assurance.

8. Public Administration and Citizens

Bureaucratic Responsiveness; Representative Bureaucracy; Citizens Engagement in Public Service; The Concept and Approaches to Public Accountability of Public Service; Institutional Framework for Administrative Accountability; Administrative Corruption; Role of Civil Society in Good Governance.

9. Public Administration and Development

Role of Public Administration in Development; Concept of Development Administration; Difference Between Development Administration and Development Management; Changing Role of Public Administration in Development.



Public Administration

Public Administration CSS Syllabus

Public Administration (100 Marks)

I. Public Administration: Concepts, Approaches and Context

Definitions; Role and Scope of Public Administration in Society; Issues in Public Administration Theory and Practice – Democracy versus Bureaucracy, Politics versus Administration, Efficiency versus Equity; Core Values of Public Administration – Rule ofLaw, Efficiency, Equity and Fairness, Responsiveness; Traditional Public Administration; New Public Management; New Public Service; Governance Approach to Public Administration; Islamic Concept of Public Administration; Historical roots of Public administration in Pakistan.

II. Public Organization: Classical and Contemporary Theories and Concepts

Bureaucracy; Scientific Management; The Human Relations; Leadership, Motivation, Network; Governance; Strategic Management; Public Choice; Administrative Culture;
Types of Organizational Structure; Organization of Federal, Provincial, and Local Government in Pakistan; Administrative Culture of Pakistan; Inter-governmental Relations at Federal and Provincial level in Pakistan.

III. Public Policy Planning, Implementation and Evaluation

Strategic Planning and Management; Planning Process; Policy Analysis; Policy Implementation; Program Evaluation; Planning Machinery; Role of Donors and International Institutions in Public Policy and Management; Policy making and implementation of Federal Government of Pakistan.

IV. Budgeting and Financial Management

The Budget as a Policy Tool; The Budget as a Managerial Tool; Principles of Budgeting, Auditing and Accounting in Government; The Line-Item Budget; The Performance Budget; Program Budgeting; Zero-Base Budgeting; Outcome-Based Budgeting. Planning and Budgeting in Pakistan.

V. Managing Human Resources

Spoil versus Merit System in Public Employment; Personnel versus Human Resources Management; Close versus Open System of Public Employment; Functions of Human Resources Management; Challenges of Adopting HRM in Public Sector.

VI. Administrative Law

Meaning, Scope and Significance; Nature and Contents of Administrative Law, Administrative Ethics, Delegation of authority and Legislation, Administrative Tribunals; Administrative Law- Pakistan.

VII. Public Management Skills

Communication; Decision Making, Conflict Management; Leading, Administrative Buffering; Managing Change; Managing Diversity; Stress Management; Delegation; Public Service Motivation; Creativity and Problem Solving; Issues of Public Management.

VIII. The Civil Service of Pakistan

Historical Background of Civil Service, The Structure of civil Service; History of Civil Service Reform; Management of Civil Service; Institutional and Cultural Context of Civil Service; Role of Civil Service in Good Governance, Gender and Civil Service.

IX. Organization of Provincial and Local Government

Governance Structure of Provincial Administration; Organization of Provincial Secretariat; Organization and Functions of Provincial Authorities and Agencies and their Relationship with Government Departments; Post-devolution Local Governance; Organization and Functions of District Government and Administration; Organization and Structure of City District Government; Issues and Challenges of Local Governance.

X. Governance and Administrative Reforms

Theories of Administrative Reforms; Types of Administrative Reforms, Privatization, Regulation, De-regulation, Decentralization, Business Re-engineering, Quality Assurance; Administrative Reform in Pakistan.

XI. Public Administration: Accountability & Control

Bureaucratic Responsiveness; Representative Bureaucracy; Citizens Engagement in Public Service; Accountability & Control, The Concept and Approaches to Public Accountability ofPublic Service; Institutional Framework for Administrative Accountability; Legislative, Executive and Judicial Control over Administration, Administrative Corruption; Role of Civil Society in Good Governance, Media, Interest Groups, Civil Society Organizations; The Situation in Pakistan.

XII. Public Administration and Development

Role of Public Administration in Development; Concept of Development Administration; Difference Between Development Administration and Development Management; Changing Role of Public Administration in Development, Issues and Challenges in Public Administration- The Pakistan Situation.

 



Public Administration

Public Administration CSS Syllabus Suggested Readings

S.No. Title Author
1. Public Administration Denhardt, R
2. Public Administration – Understanding Management, Politics and Law in the Public Sector David H. Rosenbloom
3. Public Administration Caiden, Gerald. E,
4. Public Administration for the Twenty-First Century Cooper et al,
5. Organization Theory for Public Administration Harmon, Michael M. & Mayer. Richard T
6. Public Administration and Public Affairs Nicholas Henry,
7. Classics of Public Administration Shafritz, J. and Hyde,
8. Public Administration Dictionary Candler, R. & Plano, J
9. Reinventing Government Osbourne, D. and Gaebler, I.
10. Bureaucracy, Basic Books Wilson, J. Q.,
11. Evolution of Pakistan’s Administration System Braibanti, Ralph
12. Human Development in South Asia: The Crises of Governance Khadija Mahbub-ul-Haque
13. Bureaucracy in Pakistan Kennedy, Charles H.,
14. Public Administration and Law Beckett, Julia & Koenig Heidi O.
15. Public Administration: A Comparative Perspective Heady, Ferrel
16. Public Administration and Public Management: The Principle Agent Perspective Lane, Jan-Erik
17. Governance: South Asian Perspective Hasnat Abdul Hye
18. Governance, Economic Policy and Reform in Pakistan Abdus Samad
19. Government and Administration in Pakistan Jameelur Rehman Khan
20. Public Administration: with special reference to Pakistan Sultan Khan
21. Public Administration in India Hoshiar Singh
22. Public Administration in Asia Vol. I & II Kalyanaraman Srinivasan
23. Organizational Theory and the Public Sector Christensen, T., Laegreid, P., Roness, P. and Rovik, K