Public Administration CSS Paper 2012

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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION – 2012 FOR RECRUITMENT TO POST IN BS – 17 UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART – I (MCQs): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART – I (MCQs): MAXIMUM MARKS = 20
PART – II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80

NOTE: (i) Part – II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART – II. ALL questions carry EQUAL marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one place instead of at different places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q.Paper.
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.



PART – II

Q.2. Give a precise but comprehensive account of major schools of thoughts in administration. Also compare and contrast Taylor’s Management and Human Relations.

Q.3. Explain the basic theme and theoretical bases of the ‘New Public Management’. What are the different mechanisms, that have used in pursuing NPM goals by the governments in different parts of the world, especially in Pakistan?

Q.4. Analyse McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y. Do you agree with the view that with every passing year, McGregor’s message has become more relevant and more important? Substantiate your answer.

Q.5. What is performance budgeting? Bring out its merits, limitations and difficulties.

Q.6. Critically examine the Weberian model of bureaucracy. Do you think its characteristics are still relevant to changing Public Administration and should be maintained?

Q.7. ‘Accountability and Control are the essential aspects of Public Administration in Democratic Government’. Explain. Also suggest means for strengthening the system of administrative accountability in Pakistan.

Q.8. Write short notes on any TWO of the following:
(a) Planning Machinery in Pakistan.
(b) The system of Public Personnel Management in Pakistan.
(c) The organization of Federal and Provincial government in Pakistan
(d) Problems of co-ordination in Public Administration in Pakistan.