PMS Syllabus – PMS Exam Syllabus for Compulsory and Optional Subjects

PMS stands for Provincial Management Services (PMS). It is a provincial base management service to accommodate the respective provincial needs. The provincial Public Service Commissions in all of Pakistan conducts this exam frequently. You should know that this PMS examination is held to recruit the officers in the various provincial departments in BPS-17. PMS Exam Syllabus for Compulsory and Optional Subjects is very important to understand before appearing in the PMS Examination. But before that, you must know the minimum eligibility for appearing in the PMS examination. Let’s have a look at PMS Exam Syllabus for Compulsory and Optional Subjects.

Eligibility for PMS Exam

  • you should have a minimum Bachelor (14 years) education.
  • the minimum age for a male candidate is 21 to 30 Years
  • the minimum age for a female candidate is also 21 to 30 Years
  • 5 Years age Relaxation is for regular Government Servants of a province

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PMS Exam Guidelines

  • There will be 3 chances available to take the PMS examination.
  • In all the compulsory and optional subjects you must obtain 40 marks out of 100 and an overall 50% of the aggregate marks (600/1200) in the written examination are required to qualify for the Interview.
  • When a candidate qualifies the written part of the PMS exam he will undergo a psychology test. The psychology test has no marks but it is important to get good marks in the viva voce (final interview).
  • The final interview will be of 300 marks. The candidate with 50% marks in the final interview will be declared successful. The final selection will be based on the Merit (Written Marks + Interview Marks).
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PMS Exam Syllabus

There is a total of 12 subjects in PMS examination. 6 subjects are compulsory and have 600 marks. 3 subjects of 200 marks are optional. The following are the 6 compulsory subjects in PMS Examination.

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PMS Syllabus for Compulsory Subjects

SubjectNature Marks
English EssaySubjective 100
English Grammar & Composition (Precis, Comprehension, Translation, Idioms)Subjective 100
Urdu
(Paper of Urdu (Compulsory) will comprise of Essay Writing, Precis, Explanation of Poetic Verses, Translation, Idioms)
Subjective100
Islamic Studies,  Ethics (for Non-Muslims)Subjective & Objective100
Pakistan StudiesSubjective & Objective100
General KnowledgeObjective100

Psychology and Viva Vice

Psychology and Viva ViceCompulsory200

PMS Syllabus for Optional Subjects

Sr. NoSubjectMarks
Group (A)
1Commerce200
2Economics200
3Business Administration200
4Public Administration200
Group (B)
5Agriculture200
6Veterinary Science200
7Botany200
8Zoology200
Group (C)
9Mathematics200
10Computer Science200
11Statistics200
12Principle Of Engineering200
Group (D)
13Physics200
14Chemistry200
15Geology200
16Geography200
Group (E)
17Political Science200
18History200
19Law200
20Mass Communication200
Group (F)
21Philosophy200
22Psychology200
23Sociology200
24Social Work200
Group (G)
25English Literature200
26Urdu200
27Arabic200
28Education200
29Persian200
30Punjabi200

This is the complete syllabus for the PMS examination in 2020.

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Aziz Khaliq
Aziz Khaliq
7 months ago

One of the great article on this topic

H. Saleha Javed
H. Saleha Javed
7 months ago

Thanks for this 👍👍 kindly share PCS syllabus and papers too