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Punjab Public Service Commission or PPSC acts as the civil service commission responsible for recruiting numerous state government officials. The commission foresees the state government employees working under its umbrella. Thousands dream of clearing the PPSC examination every year, but it’s only the best who prepare and show resilience to be worthy of the vacant positions.
PPSC 2022 At A Glance
|Organization||Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC)|
|Vacant Posts||to be notified|
|Total Vacancies||to be notified|
|Selection Process||Prelims, Mains, Interview, Physical Test|
PPSC 2022 Notification
The notification for PPSC 2022 is yet to be released by the officials. You can view it here when it is uploaded.
PPSC Exam Dates 2022
The online application timeframe for PPSC 2022 is yet to begin. You can find all the important notifications here in the table below, when the dates are informed by the PPSC:
|PPSC Notification Date||to be notified|
|Start Date for Online Application||to be notified|
|Last Date for Online Application||to be notified|
|Application Fee Start Date||to be notified|
|Application Fee End Date||to be notified|
|Admit Card Release||to be notified|
|Prelims Exam Date||to be notified|
|Prelims Result||to be notified|
|Mains Application Form||to be notified|
|Mains Admit Card Release||to be notified|
|Mains Exam Date||to be notified|
|Mains Result||to be notified|
|Mains Interview Date||to be notified|
|Physical Test||to be notified|
|Final PPSC Result||to be notified|
Eligibility Criteria for PPSC Posts
- Nationality: If you wish to apply for PPSC 2022, you must be a citizen of India, Bhutan, or Nepal.
- Educational Qualification: You must have a minimum of a graduate degree qualification of three years or its equivalent to qualify for PPSC 2022.
- Physical Criteria:
|Minimum Height||Chest Measurement (for men only)|
|Men||5 feet 7 inches||33 inches (unexpanded)/ 34.5 inches (expanded)|
|Women||5 feet 3 inches||NA|
- Age Limit:
- Minimum Age: 21 years
- Maximum Age for General Category: 37 years
- Minimum Age to be Deputy Superintendent Police (Punjab): 28 years
|Ex-Servicemen||Up to 45 years|
|SC/ OBC (Punjab Police and Prison Services)||Up to 33 years|
|SC/OBC in other services||Up to 47 years|
|Widows, divorced, other categories of women||Up to 42 years|
|PwD (Punjab)||Up to 47 years|
PPSC Exam Application Fee
|Name of Category||Application Fee||Examination Fee||Total|
|SC/ST of all States and OBC of Punjab||500||625||1125|
|Ex-Servicemen of Punjab||500||Nil||500|
|Others Categories including EWS, Lineal Descendants of Ex-servicemen (Punjab)||500||2500||3000|
PPSC 2022 Application Form
It had been notified that the PPSC online applications are yet to be available.
You could apply for PPSC recruitment 2022 here.
Steps to Apply for PPSC Recruitment 2022
If you are planning to sit for the PPSC exam of 2022, here’s the application procedure you need to follow diligently:
- Go to the official website and register yourself with your personal and contact details.
- Fill out the PPSC application form 2022.
- Upload the required scanned photographs and documents.
- Pay the application fee.
- Keep a copy of the submitted form for future reference.
The admit cards for the PPSC exam 2022 are yet to be released. Keep checking the official website to get access to the admit cards.
List of Vacancies
The list of vacancy is yet to be released for the year 2022. Keep checking the official website for more information.
PPSC 2022 Reservation List
The reservation list for PPSC entails the reservation of seats for the different categories of candidates appearing for the exam. PPSC has not released a comprehensive reservation list for the vacant posts of 2022.
To know more about the vacant seats and reservation guidelines, visit the PPSC official site.
PPSC Selection Process
The PPSC 2022 recruitment takes place in the following steps:
- Prelims Exam
- Mains Exam
- Physical Test
PPSC 2022 Exam Pattern
Here's the Prelims 2022 exam pattern for PPSC:
|Paper||Topic||Number of Questions||Marks|
|Paper I||General Studies||100 (2 marks per question)||200|
|Paper II||CSAT||80 (2.5 marks per question)||200|
Find the Mains Exam Pattern below:
|II||Punjabi (Gurmukhi Script)||100|
|III||Essay (Punjabi Gurmukhi Script or English)||150|
|IV||General Studies Paper I||250|
|V||General Studies Paper II||250|
|VI||General Studies Paper III||250|
|VII||General Studies Paper IV||250|
PPSC Exam 2022 Syllabus
The PPSC General Studies syllabus looks like:
|Science||States of Matter/ Life on Earth/ Force/ Energy/ Light/ Sound Communications and Technology/ Public Health|
|Environmental Science||Atmosphere/ Soil/ Water/ Earth/ Solar System/ Climate Change|
|Political Sciences||National and international politics|
|Indian Politics||Basic Amendments Election process/ reforms/ Panchayati Raj|
|Indian History||From Indus Valley Civilization to the Indian national Movements of 1857-1947|
|Indian Economy, Geography, and the History of Punjab||National, International, and State-specific geography|
PPSC CSAT syllabus looks like:
|Comprehensions||Punjabi and English comprehensions/ synonyms and acronyms/ basic grammar/ sentence correction and formation|
|Logical reasoning||Analytical/ mental ability|
|Basic Mathematical Skills||Numbers/ magnitudes/ percentages/ numerical abilities|
|Data Analysis||Graphs/ charts/ tables/ spreadsheet representation|
The syllabus for the Physical Test is:
|1600 meters race within 7 minutes 30 seconds: only 1 attempt||800 meters race within 4 minutes 45 seconds: only 1 attempt|
|Long Jump of minimum 3.6 meters: 3 attempts||Long Jump of minimum 3 meters: 3 attempts|
|High Jump of minimum 1.15 meter: 3 attempts||High Jump of minimum 1 meter: 3 attempts|
|Vertical Rope of 2 meters climb from the ground: 3 attempts||Shuttle between 2 parallel lines 10 meter apart, 5 times in 20 seconds: 1 attempt only|
PPSC 2022 Result
The results for PPSC 2022 are yet to be released. Keep checking the official website to know the result dates when they are uploaded.
PPSC Exam 2022 Cut-offs
Mentioned below are the cut offs for previous years. The cut off for 2022 is yet to be released.
|General||244.5 (for women: 237.5)|
|ESM (Punjab)||160.5 (for women: 137.5)|
|Sportsperson (Punjab)||132.5 (for women: 131.5)|
|Blind and Low Vision||151|
|SC (Punjab/ other states)||216.5|
|SC Sportsperson (Punjab)||135.5|
|Balmiki/ Mazhbi Sikh (Punjab)||189.5|
|Balmiki/ Mazhbi Sikh ESM (Punjab)||140|
|Balmiki/ Mazhbi Sikh Sportsperson(Punjab)||111.5|
|OBC (Punjab)||243.5(for women: 207.5)|
|OBC ESM (Punjab)||135.5|
|Other economically weak sections||205.5 (for women: 195.5)|
PPSC Job Profile
Here’s what the PPSC recruitment posts primarily include:
- Assist in the administrative duties of Punjab, including but not limited to checking files and papers related to government orders.
- Partake in developmental as well as social welfare schemes.
- Strive to maintain peace and integrity among the masses.
PPSC Recruitment Salary Details
Here's how the PPSC employment pay scale looks like:
- Average Salary of PPSC Officers: INR 15,000 to INR 39,000
- Salary including DA, HRA, and other bills: INR 45,000
PPSC 2022 Exam Analysis
These are the key topics that were noticed frequenting the PPSC exam papers:
- Information Technology and its applications
- General Knowledge/Awareness on current National issues, including knowledge about India and Punjab in particular
- Logical Reasoning
- Mathematical ability
- Numerical Aptitude
- General Mental ability
- Analytical ability
- Decision Making and Problem Solving
- Basic Numeracy and Data Interpretation
Be thorough with each of these topics, and keep track of time.
The PPSC 2022 exam is not hard, but preparation is key. If you are familiar with current affairs and Punjab's status quo, you are good to go!
PPSC Preparation Tips
Here are a few tips to help you prepare for the PPSC 2022 Exam:
- Every topic is equally important in the PPSC exam, so never skip any topic.
- Be thorough with State-board books.
- Study the economic trends, history, geography, and polity from India as well as Punjab's perspective.
- Practice last years question papers from the official website.
- Practice your speaking skills for the interview.
- Read State-specific newspapers.
PPSC Question Papers
Here are a few previous years question papers for PPSC:
For more previous years question papers, visit the official PPSC website.
PPSC 2022 Books
- Certificate Physical and Human Geography
- General Studies: NCERT Syllabus
- A brief history of modern India: Spectrum
- Indian Economy: Ramesh Singh
- Geography of India: Majid Husain
- India’s Struggle For Independence: Bipan Chandra
- History Of Medieval India: Satish Chandra
- India’s Ancient Past: R.S. Sharma
- Indian and World Geography for Civil Services: D.R. Khullar
- Geography of India: Majid Husain
- Oxford School Atlas: Oxford
- The Wonder That Was India: A.L. Bhasham
- Facts of Indian Culture: Spectrum
Political and Economy
- Indian Economy 7th Edition: Ramesh Singh (Economy)
- Economic Survey: Government of India Ministry of Finance
- Indian Polity 4th Edition: M. Laxmikanth (Polity)
- Environmental Studies from Crisis to Cure 2nd Edition: R.Rajagoplan
- Efforts Towards Green India: Environment and Ecology: Arihant Experts
PPSC Study Plan
Here's how you should plan your study hours to make to most out of them:
- Your mind should be fresh while sitting down to study. There should be as few distractions as possible.
- Divide your focus on your speaking skills and your theoretical knowledge.
- Make sure you have the previous years' papers and a few mock test centres around, to sit for practice tests.
- Keep your eyes and ears open so that you are always up to date with current affairs. This is one of the best ways to learn. Watch news channels, read newspapers and magazines.
- If reading too many books get exhausting, switch to alternative modes of learning that are more interesting: watch videos related to your study topics, find out movies and literary works pertaining to the core themes that will help you learn without sitting down and burying your head in a book.
Keeping track of the PPSC exam 2022 details will help you inch closer to your dream employment at PPSC. Make sure you note down your application number and pay the application fee in time.
Arrange for proper internet connectivity and a working mobile/PC to successfully register yourself and submit your online application form. Go through the syllabi and exam patterns carefully to ace the PPSC 2022 exam with flying colors!