PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Combined Competitive Examination for Recruitment to the Posts of Provincial Management Service, ETC. – 2015
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. Balancing economy and control of autonomous public organisations is one of the major issues of public management. Discuss this issue with reference to Federal public sector organisations operating in various policy sectors.
Q.2. Assess and evaluate the functioning of national finance commission to effectively address the issues related intergovernmental relations in Pakistan. Suggest measures to improve its performance.
Critically evaluate the major public management reform initiative taken by Federal and provincial governments in the last two decades.
Q.4. Discuss the role of International institutions in development policy and Management in the context of Pakistan.
Q.5. State-owned enterprises are currently viewed as a burden on the treasury of Pakistan. Do you think privatization of major SOEs is the only solution? Illustrate your view with relevant examples.
Inefficiency and corruption are two major issues after public governance and administration in Pakistan. How can these issues be addressed through reforming financial administrative system of Pakistan?
Does gender matter in the career progression of civil servants in Pakistan? Please discuss with specific examples.
Q. 8. Critically evaluate the present system of local government in Punjab, discuss key issues and challenges and suggest ways for improvement of the system.