Introduction to PCS exam
The Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) has been established under Article 315 of the Constitution of India, with the basic purpose of recruiting officials in various departments of the Government as per the requisitions sent by the Government in this regard from time to time.
The Punjab Civil Services Examination (PCS) is being conducted by the PPSC for recruitment of officers in the Punjab Civil Service (Executive Branch), Deputy Superintendent of Police, Tehsildar, Food Supply and Consumer Affairs Officer, Block Development & Panchayat Officers, Labour-Cum-Conciliation Officer, Employment Generation and Training Officer and Deputy Superintendent of Jails (Grade-II)/ District Probation Officer (Jails). On successful culmination of PCS exam, the merit wise names of qualified candidates will be sent by the commission, to the Government for making appointment to these services. All these services are governed by the Service Rules of the respective service and the Government after counseling and allocation of the candidates to the respective departments may consider the names sent by the PPSC for appointment against these posts as per respective Service Rules.