Public Administration CSS Paper 2016

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FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION – 2016 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.
(iv) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.



PART – II

Q NO 2: The government is seized with the objective of implementing civil service reform in order to create a structure that is more efficient and responsive. Suggest how the government should balance its strategy between the effort to improve the personnel as well as the organization and methods of its government offices.

Q NO 3: It is easier to make a constitution than to run it. Discuss in the light of Politics Administration dichotomy.

Q NO 4: Today Public Administration in Pakistan seems to be in a state of prolonged and slow moving crises, seemingly lacking coherent paradigm and conceptual framework. Discuss this statement with arguments for and against.

Q NO 5: Governmental budgets remain an area of general concern as well as controversy. Considerable attention is given to taxation and other sources of governmental revenues. Discuss the federal budget process in Pakistan paying special attention to its ability to find governmental activity and help regulate the economy`s business cycle.

Q NO 6: The supreme court in Pakistan asserts the right of Judicial Review. Explain how in the development of administrative law the right of judicial review was first enforced by the US Supreme court in 1803 in the case of Marbury V Madison.

A NO 7: Public Administration in Pakistan has penetrated the economy and society to such an extent that it brings into question how well public policies work and how they can be implemented better. In your answer focus on the following two major ways of judging policy implementations.
a) Policy analysis the extent to which a policy achieves its objectives.
b) Policy evaluation- whether implementation maximizes appropriate values

Q NO 8: Write a substantive note on any TWO of the following
a) Incremental budgeting
b) Planning programming budgeting system
c) Dissensus budgeting