Pcs provincial civil service

Exam guide

PCS( Provincial Civil Service)

By Sandeep nagyaan · 11 Oct 2018


PCS( Provincial Civil Service)

What is it:- Provincial Civil Service, (PCS) is the administrative civil service under Group A and Group B of the state service of the executive branch of the Government. Under this all posts fills to the purpose of particular state.

Who are organize this exam:- Every state have a public service commission for the selection of state civil servants and other group A and group B posts. These all commissions has established under the Articles 315 to 323 in Part XIV of the Constitution provides for the establishment of Public Service Commission for the Union and a Public Service Commission for each State. This exam also publish every year by public service commission of each state to fill administrative posts.

Pattern of Exam:- This also conduct thee steps like UPSC exam including Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, and personnel interview and it given on the factual questions rather than conceptual.. But one thing is different in this exam that it may or may not demand CSAT exam. The syllabus of the state civil service is mostly like UPSC but other it depend on the state based question form the candidates. The area to asking the question is not huge but all questions will judge the mental and taking decisions ability of the candidates.

Appointment:- Basically an IAS officer appointed by the President of India but in case of state it appointed by the Governor of related states.

Terminate:- Only President can be terminate an IAS officer because the right of termination have only the President. But in PCS state government have the right to terminate and transfer of a PSC officer.

Other difference between an IAS and PCS officer:-

An IAS officers are eligible for inter-cadre transfers and it can be appointed on deputation in different states where the requirements of it. But in case of a PCS it may be appointed on deputation on various departments but only in the state.

Salaries:- For a PSC officer pension and salary also depend on the state government but for an IAS salaries and pensions depend on cadre state where the officer serving.