Public Administration CSS Paper 2015

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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION – 2015 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 the commonalities and differences between public and private administration. (20)

Q. No. 3. Critically examine the structure and functions of public corporations. What are the major causes of widespread inefficiencies in the public sector enterprises of Pakistan? (20)

Q. No. 4. Describe the basic elements of good Governance and evaluate the role of media and civil society institutions in improving the performance of government. (20)

Q. No. 5. What is meant by personnel administration? What critical issues need to be taken care of in devising an efficient system of personnel management? (20)

Q. No. 6. Describe the powers and functions of the ombudsman office in Pakistan and examine its role in controlling administrative injustices to the common citizen. (20)

Q. No. 7. Despite the plethora of controlling institutions, administrative accountability is still a pipe dream in Pakistan; why? (20)

Q. No. 8. Describe the system of auditing in Pakistan and examine its role in combating corruption and financial miss-management in government departments. (20)