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Punjab PCS Notification 2023 Check PPSC Eligibility and Apply Online

Punjab PCS

Punjab PCS Notification 2023: The Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) board is conducting the Punjab Civil Services Combined Competitive Examination. The official notification for Punjab PCS recruitment 2023 is yet to be released by the PPSC board. The official notification will be out on the official website. Candidates are advised to keep an eye on the official website.

Punjab PSC

Punjab Public Service Commission is Punjab Government’s exam-conducting body. The PPSC conducts exams for Class 1 and 2 posts.  At the beginning of a new PPSC Recruitment year, the agency comes up with PPSC Planner for the whole year. PPSC Jobs is considered one of the best state-level jobs in Punjab. PPSC 2023 Recruitment cycle is under process and new PPSC Notifications 2023 is being released at intervals.

PPSC Full Form

PPSC stands for Punjab Public Service Commission also known as Punjab PCS. It is one of the constitutional bodies of the Punjab Government. Earlier, PPSC was known as Joint Public Service Commission as Punjab used to share this agency with Haryana for the recruitment of officers. But now, JPSC has become PPSC, which makes it solely owned by Punjab Government. Read here, all the new upcoming PPSC 2023 exam information.

Punjab PCS Notification 2023 Overview

Candidates can check the total vacancy details and names of all the posts in the table mentioned below:

Name of ExamPunjab PCS Recruitment 2023
Name of OrganizationPunjab Public Service Commission (PPSC)
NotificationNot Released Yet
Online Application Form submission date startTo Be Notified
Online Application Form Submission Last dateTo Be Notified
Punjab PCS Recruitment Last Date to Pay FeeTo Be Notified
Age Limit21 to 37 years
Education QualificationGraduate
Selection ProcessPreliminary, Mains, And Interview
Punjab PCS PrelimsTo Be Notified
Punjab PCS MainsTo Be Notified
Job LocationPunjab
Official Website@

Vacancy Details

Candidates can check the total vacancy details and names of all the posts in the table mentioned below:

Name of PostVacancy details in (2020-21)Vacancy Details in 2023
Punjab Civil Services (Executive Branch)20To be announced
Deputy Superintendent of Police26To be announced
Tehsildar4To be announced
Food Supply and Consumer Affairs Office2To be announced
Block Development & Panchayat Officer2To be announced
Assistant Registrar Co-Operative Societies4To be announced
Labor and Conciliation Officer1To be announced
Employment Generation and Training Officer7To be announced
Deputy Superintendent Jails / District Probation Officer10To be announced
Total77To be announced

Punjab PCS Recruitment 2023 Apply Online

Candidates can check here category-wise Application Fees. The category-wise fee details are mentioned below in the following table for the PPSC Recruitment 2023.

CategoryOnline ChargesFeeTotal (2020-21)Total (2023)
SC/ST and Backward Class of PunjabRs.500/-Rs.625/-Rs. 1125/-To be announced
Ex-Servicemen of PunjabRs.500/-NilRs.500/-To be announced
All Others CategoriesRs.500/-Rs.2500/-Rs.3000/-To be announced
Physically Handicapped, PunjabRs.500/-Rs. 1250/-Rs.3000/-To be announced

Punjab PCS 2023 Application Form

Punjab PCS 2023: The Candidates can check the following steps for filling out the application form for the PPSC Recruitment 2023. Read the mentioned below to know the step-by-step process to apply online:

  • Candidates who are eligible for this post can apply for the examination by filling out the Punjab PCS Exam 2023 Application form.
  • Go to the official website for the application form.
  • Fill carefully in all the Information in detail.
  • After filling the all the necessary details, upload the photograph with your signature.
  • Make a payment of the Punjab PCS Exam application fee.
  • Take the printout of the application form for further reference.

Punjab PCS Eligibility Criteria 2023

Punjab PCS 2023: Candidates can check the Eligibility Criteria for Punjab PCS Recruitment 2023. Candidates need to be eligible to apply for PPSC Recruitment 2023 Examination. Check the following eligibility Criteria including Age Limit, Education Qualification, and Nationality.

Age Limit

  • Candidate must be a citizen of India, Bhutan, or Nepal.
  • The age of the candidate must be between 21 to 37 years.

Education Qualification

  • Candidate must have completed graduation from any recognized institute.
  • Those who are appearing in graduation can also apply for Punjab Civil Services Examination 2023.


  • A candidate must be an Indian citizen, a citizen of Nepal, or a subject of Bhutan.
  • Tibetan refugees who are residing in India since 1962 are eligible to apply for this recruitment.
  • An Indian-origin person who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, and East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India can also apply for this exam

Punjab PCS Selection Process 2023

Punjab PCS Selection Process: The selection process for the Punjab PCS Exam 2023 is expected to remain the same as the previous year. The selection procedure for the Punjab PCS Exam 2023 consists of 3 stages as mentioned below. Candidates can check the following Selection procedure

  • Stage I – Preliminary Exam: There are two papers in the preliminary round- Paper I (General Studies) and Paper II (Civil Services Aptitude Test). A preliminary Examination is an objective type examination of 200 marks.
  • Stage II – Mains Exam: After successful completion of the first stage examination, candidates will have to attempt seven compulsory papers. The main examination is descriptive in nature.
  • Stage III – Interview: Only Candidates who have qualified for the written examination and fulfill the eligibility criteria will be called for an interview. The interview will contain 150 as the maximum mark. The marks obtained in the interview together with the marks obtained in the written exam will be considered for the final merit list.

Punjab PCS Syllabus 2023

Candidates can check the Preliminary and Mains Examination Syllabus for the recruitment PPSC 2023. The preliminary and Mains Syllabus are mentioned below in the following Table.

Punjab PCS Syllabus For Preliminary Examination

Paper 1 (General Studies)Everyday Science
Environmental studies
Political Theory & international order
Indian polity
History of India
Indian Economy
Current events of national and international
About Punjab
Paper 2 (Civil Services Aptitude Test)1. Reading comprehension; Punjabi and English language comprehension, antonyms and synonyms, grammar, and sentence formation.
2. Interpersonal skills including communication skills
3. Logical reasoning, analytical and mental ability
4. Basic numerical skills; numbers, magnitudes, percentages, numerical relation appreciation
5. Data analysis; Graphic presentations, charts, tables, spreadsheets.

Punjab PCS Syllabus For Mains Examination

Precis writing
Letter writing
Essay writing
General Studies (1)Section-1: History
Section-2: Geography
Section-3: Society
General Studies (2)Section-1: Indian Constitution & Polity
Section-2: Governance
Section-3: International Relations
General Studies (3)Section-1: Indian Economy
Section-2: Statistical Analysis,
Graphs, and Diagrams
Section-3: Issues Related to Security
General Studies (4)Section-1: Science and Technology
Section-2: Environment
Section-3: Situations in Civil Service –
Problem Solving and Decision

Punjab PCS Exam Pattern

The applicants will go through a 3-tier selection process as mentioned above. Candidates need to prepare well as many people apply for this recruitment. The exam pattern is expected to remain the same as before. Any change to the exam pattern for Punjab Civil Services Exam will be updated here once the official notification is out. It is important to be thorough with the Punjab PCS exam pattern. It will help you score better by preparing well according to different sections. Candidates can check the following exam pattern for the preliminary and mains exam.

Punjab PCS Prelims Exam Pattern

PapersName of the SubjectsQuestionsMarks for each QuestionTotal MarksDuration
Paper -IGeneral Studies10022002 hours
Paper -IICivil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT)802.52002 hours

Punjab PCS Mains Exam Pattern

PapersSubject NameMaximum MarksDuration
Paper IGeneral English100 marks3 hours
Paper IIGeneral Punjabi (to be answered only in Gurmukhi Script)100 marks3 hours
Paper IIIGeneral Essay (to be answered either in English/ Gurmukhi Script)150 marks3 hours
Paper IVGeneral Studies Paper 1 (History, Geography, and Society)250 marks3 hours
Paper VGeneral Studies Paper 2 (Indian Constitution & Polity, Governance, and International Relations)250 marks3 hours
Paper VIGeneral Studies Paper 3 (Economy, Statics, and Security Issues)250 marks3 hours
Paper VIIGeneral Studies Paper 4 (Science& Technology, Environment, Problem-Solving & Decision Making)250 marks3 hours

Punjab PCS Salary 2023

The PPSC board has not released the official notification regarding the Punjab PCS Salary 2023. Candidates can check the following table for Punjab PCS Recruitment 2023 Expected Salary.

Name of PostSalary 2020-21Salary 2023
Punjab Civil Services (Executive Branch)53,100To be announced
Deputy Superintendent of Police53,100To be announced
Tehsildar Rs.44,900/month44,900To be announced
Food Supply and Consumer Affairs Officer44,900To be announced
Block Development & Panchayat Officer44,900To be announced
Assistant Registrar Cooperative Societies44,900To be announced
Employment Generation and Training Officer44,900To be announced
Labour and Conciliation Officer44,900To be announced
Deputy Superintendent Jail/District Probation Officer35,400To be announced

Read Also: JKPSC Notification 2023

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