Public Administration Punjab PMS Paper II 2019

PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMBINED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR
RECRUITMENT TO THE POSTS OF
PROVINCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICE-2019

SUBJECT: PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (PAPER – II )

TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS MAXIMUM MARKS: 100

NOTE: Attempt FIVE Questions in All. Attempt in Urdu or English.

Q. No. 1: With the changing role of state increase in the creation of autonomous agencies post 1980s was a worldwide phenomenon which also became popular in Pakistan due to external and internal demands. Pakistan by specifically elaborating the contextual factors involved. Discuss the process of Agencification in (20 Marks)

Q.No. 2: Compare and contrast the three-local government (1959, 1979, 2001) systems in Pakistan by elaborating their structures, responsibilities and financing. (20 Marks)

Q. No. 3: Comment on the impact of colonial legacy on Pakistan’s civil service by discussing the similarities between colonial policies, structures and post-independence policies, structures. (20 Marks)

Q. No. 4: Analyze the reasons behind Pakistan’s dismal performance regarding Millennium Development Goals and also discuss in detail the initiatives being taken achieving Sustainable Development Goals. (20 Marks)

Q. No. 5: Public administrators deal with problems of efficiency versus responsiveness on a day-to-day basis. Explain what this means and why it occurs. What are the tradeoffs between the two? What are some examples of these problems with reference to Pakistan? (20 Marks)

Q.No. 6: Consider the role and activities of a top-level administrator in the politics of agenda setting in the federal government. What are these activities and roles likely to be? What should the top administrator’s roles and actions be? How is that different in federal, provincial and local government structures in Pakistan? Give examples. (20 Marks)

Q. No. 7: The impact of globalization on public administration structures and functioning should not be underestimated. What is meant by the term ‘globalization’ and how does this trend affect public administrators at various levels? Why should administrators pay attention to the global context of their work? Explain with reference to Pakistan. (20 Marks)

Q. No. 8: Eighteenth (18″) Constitutional Amendment (2010) to the constitution of Pakistan introduced reforms that provided the provinces with significant legislative, fiscal and administrative autonomy, but the implementation and institutionalization of these reforms face significant challenges in our country that has a legacy of a dominant federal government. State your views with examples. (20 Marks)