PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Combined Competitive Examination for Recruitment to the Posts of Provincial Management Service, ETC. – 2012
Subject: Public Administration Paper II
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS:100
NOTE: Attempt any FIVE questions. Attempt in English or Urdu language. All questions carry equal marks.
Q.1: What is a Regulatory Agency? Describe the functions and oversight mechanism of any ONE regulatory agency in Pakistan.
Q.2: Describe the organization and structure of any ONE city district government in Pakistan. Discuss issues and challenges faced by the local government in such setups.
Q.3: How do district governments mobilize resources? Discuss the issues of coordination between the district and provincial setups in financial decisions.
Q.4: An efficient, honest and competent civil service is necessary for good governance. Do you agree with this statement? Elaborate your answer with reference to reforms in the Civil Service.
Q.5: What are the challenges confronted during budget formulation. Discuss the measures you can suggest to improve fiscal governance?
Q.6: Critically analyse the system of compensation and performance evaluation of government employees in Pakistan.
Q.7: Discuss the role played by international institutions like the United Nations in social development in Pakistan.
Q.8: Critically examine the issues and challenges faced in the formulation and implementation of public policy in key sectors such as health OR education in Pakistan.