The Full form of PCS is the Provincial Civil Service. There are two types of civil services, one is under the central government and one is under the state government. Under state government civil services are PCS. PCS employees have to work in one state only; they cannot work and transferred to any other state. Thus each state has its own PCS and to select employees they conduct multi-layer exam, this exam is a state-level exam. Officers who get selected through these PCS exams work under state governor. The state government has full authority to suspend, transfer or terminate its employees.
PCS exams subjects
For PCS exams you have to work hard and give sufficient time on each subject.
Subjects are –
2 – Optional subjects
Eligibility criteria for PCS exam
Levels of PCS exam
This is pre-exam which is takes by SCPS. Those who clear preliminary exams are eligible to give the main exam.
After clearing preliminary exam candidates have to clear the main exam.
After clearing main exam candidates have to go for interview round.
After clearing all these three the candidates who come in the merit list are passed.
Preliminary exam pattern
This exam contains two papers and candidates are given 2 hours to finish it. One paper has 150 questions and another has 100 questions.
Main exam pattern
In this 8 papers are taken. In these 8 papers, 4 subjects are compulsory subjects and the rest four are from optional subjects.
Salary package for PCS officer
Salary package for PCS officer ranges from 15600rs per month to 67000 rs. Apart from the salary they are given government vehicle, house and many other allowances and facilities.
How to prepare for PCS exam
The job role of PCS officer
PCS officers are given different duties as per the state government. They look after the development activities, working of government schemes and also they create awareness among the people of their block.