The online application for the Punjab PCS recruitment has been started on 5th June 2020. The last date for applying online is 30th June 2020. You can check the Punjab PCS official Notification PDF and direct apply online link below. Moreover, Know the total vacancies under the Punjab PCS recruitment along with the Fee, eligibility details.
The Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) has been authorized under Article 315 of the Constitution of India, to recruit officials in various departments of the State Government. These recruitments are done by the Commission as and when vacancies under various departments are notified by the State Government.
Punjab PCS Notification 2020: Important Dates:
Punjab PCS 2020 Apply Online Start Date
5th June 2020
Last date to submit the PPSC Online Applications
30th July 2020
Last date of receipt of Examination fee ‘online’ in the bank
6th August 2020
Punjab PCS Prelims Exam date
Yet to be announced
Release of PPSC admit card
Will be notified by the Commission (tentatively 3 weeks before the Exam)
Punjab PCS 2020 Vacancies:
The PSCSCCE 2020 recruitment exam will be conducted to recruit 77 officers for the respective State Departments. The details of the posts are as follows:
Name of the Post
No. of Posts
Punjab Civil Service (Executive Branch)
Deputy Superintendent of Police
Food Supply and Consumer Affairs Officer
Block Development & Panchayat Officer
Assistant Registrar Co-Operative Societies
Labour and Conciliation Officer
Employment Generation and Training Officer
Deputy Superintendent Jails / District Probation Officer (Grade II)
Note: As per the notification, the number of posts is subject to change (may increase or decrease) as may be announced by the government, before or after the commencement of the selection procedure. It could be done so, without giving any prior notice to the candidates.
Online Application Charges
Ex-Servicemen of Punjab
Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes of all States and Backward Classes of Punjab
All Others Categories (including Lineal Descendent of Ex-servicemen, EWS, Punjab)
Physically Handicapped, Punjab
Note: Fee once paid is non-refundable and only through system generated ‘Fee Challans’ can be submitted.
- The State Bank of Patiala is authorized to receive the Application fee. Hence candidates are advised to submit the fee through this bank.
- Before final submission of the application form, candidates are advised to check and verify all the details. The form once submitted, no query concerning the change shall be entertained after the form submission. NO CHANGE/EDIT WILL BE ALLOWED AFTER THE SUBMISSION.
Age: The candidate should have attained the minimum age of 21 years and should not be more than 37 years as on 1st January 2020.
Note: For the post of “Deputy Superintendent Police and Deputy Superintendent Jail)/ District Probation Officer (Grade-II)” in Punjab Prisons State Service, the minimum age is 21 years and the maximum age is 28 years. Likewise, the details concerning the age limits can be checked for other posts in the official notification, PDF attached in the article below.
The candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or Institution. A candidate must have appeared “Matriculation Examination with Punjabi” as one of the compulsory or elective subjects or any other equivalent examination in the Punjabi language, which may be specified by the Government from time to time.
Number of Attempts:
Max. Number of Attempts
PPCS Exam Pattern
The preliminary examination will be conducted in two phases, with each paper of 200 marks and shall comprise of multiple-choice questions. The details are as follows:
No of Qs
Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT)
Note: There is no negative marking in the Preliminary Examination of Punjab PPSC 2020.
The details can be referred to in the official notification. The official notification can be downloaded from here:
Punjab PCS Main Exam Pattern
English [Compulsory] of 10+2 standard
Punjabi [Gurumukhi script], compulsory and of 10+2 standard
General Studies Paper I
(History +Geography +Society)
General Studies Paper II
(Polity and Governance +Indian Constitution +International Relations)
General Studies Paper III
((Economy + Statistics + Security Issues)
General Studies Paper IV
(Science and Technology +Environment +Problem Solving + Decision Making)
The standard of questions would be to assess the knowledge as is expected of a person who has attained education at least up to graduation level.
- The Main Exam is allowed to appear by the candidates as equal to 13 times of the vacancies advertised in each category. The vacancies advertised are 77 for various administrative posts.
Note: Provided that, such number of candidates are available and, are otherwise eligible for admission to the Main Examination.
The details concerning the Syllabus of Prelim and Main Exam Pattern can be checked here.
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