FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS
IN BS-17, UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2015
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS (PART-I MCQs) Maximum Marks: 20
PART –I (MCQs) Maximum 30 Minutes (PART-II) Maximum Marks: 80


Note: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. All questions carry EQUAL Marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at One Place instead of at different places.
(iv) Candidate must write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.
(v) No Page /Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.

PART-II
Q. 2. Define public administration and discuss the commonalities and differences between public and private administration.
Q.3. Critically examine the structure and functions of public corporations. What are the major causes of wide spread inefficiencies in the public sector enterprises of Pakistan?
Q.4. Describe the basic elements of good Governance and evaluate the role of media and civil society institutions in improving the performance of government.
Q.5. What is meant by personnel administration? What critical issues need to be taken care of in devising efficient system of personnel management?
Q.6. Describe the powers and functions of ombudsman office in Pakistan and examine its role in controlling administrative injustices to the common citizen.
Q.7. Despite the plethora of controlling institutions, administrative accountability is still a pipe dream in Pakistan; why?
Q.8. Describe the system of auditing in Pakistan and examine its role in combating corruption and. financial miss-management in government departments.
(a) Transpiration
(b) Vernalization