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

Subject Nature  Marks
English Essay Subjective  100
English Grammar & Composition (Precis, Comprehension, Translation, Idioms) Subjective  100
(Paper of Urdu (Compulsory) will comprise of Essay Writing, Precis, Explanation of Poetic Verses, Translation, Idioms)
Subjective 100
Islamic Studies,  Ethics (for Non-Muslims) Subjective & Objective 100
Pakistan Studies Subjective & Objective 100
General Knowledge Objective 100

Psychology and Viva Vice

Psychology and Viva Vice Compulsory 200

PMS Syllabus for Optional Subjects

Sr. No Subject Marks
Group (A)
1 Commerce 200
2 Economics 200
3 Business Administration 200
4 Public Administration 200
Group (B)
5 Agriculture 200
6 Veterinary Science 200
7 Botany 200
8 Zoology 200
Group (C)
9 Mathematics 200
10 Computer Science 200
11 Statistics 200
12 Principle Of Engineering 200
Group (D)
13 Physics 200
14 Chemistry 200
15 Geology 200
16 Geography 200
Group (E)
17 Political Science 200
18 History 200
19 Law 200
20 Mass Communication 200
Group (F)
21 Philosophy 200
22 Psychology 200
23 Sociology 200
24 Social Work 200
Group (G)
25 English Literature 200
26 Urdu 200
27 Arabic 200
28 Education 200
29 Persian 200
30 Punjabi 200
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This is the complete syllabus for the PMS examination in 2020.

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Niamat Ali
Niamat Ali

Can A Government Employee do PMS. What is the age requirement for a government employee?

Mehrosh Khan
Mehrosh Khan

Please guide me for sllybus of agriculture?


how can one get the past papers of pms subjects?

Aziz Khaliq
Aziz Khaliq

One of the great article on this topic

H. Saleha Javed
H. Saleha Javed

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

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