Public Administration CSS Paper 2014

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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION – 2014 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.NO.2 Define Public Administration and discuss its nature and scope. Critically examine the challenges of Public Administration in the 21st Century with reference to Pakistan

Q.No.3 Describe a situation in which each of the following types of leadership is appropriate:
a. Authoritarian
b. Democratic
c. Benevolent Autocrat
d. Laissez- Faire

Q No.4 Discuss the salient feature of the system of Public personnel Management of Pakistan and critically examine the needs to evolve the Human Resource Management in Public Sector of Pakistan from an administrative and operational role to a strategic one.

Q. No.5 Describe Max Weber’s ideal type of Bureaucracy and discuss its applications in the Modern society.What are its dysfunctions and how these can be overcome to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in the public sector of Pakistan?

Q No.6 Discuss Herzberg’s Two factor theory of motivation and examine its application in the context of Public Administration in Pakistan.

Q No.7 Critically examine the control mechanisms and process in Pakistan and suggest measures to strengthen the system to overcome maladministration and corruption.

Q No.8 Write Short Notes on any two of the following:

a. Woodrow Wilson’s contribution to Public Administration
b. Planning process in Pakistan
c. Zero Based Budgeting