Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC)
Preliminary Examination Syllabus - General Studies
The paper on General Studies will include questions covering
the following fields of knowledge.
Punjab’s Economy and People ; its Social, Economic and
Cultural Institution ; its Language, its History, its Geography and Current
Current Events of national and international importance.
History of India and Indian National Movement.
Indian and World Geography.
Indian Polity and Economy.
General Mental Ability.
Questions on General Science will cover General appreciation
and understanding of science including matters of everyday observation and
experience, as may be expected of a well educated person who has not made a
special study of any particular scientific discipline. In current events,
knowledge of significant national and international events will be tested. In
History of India, emphasis will be on broad general understanding of the subject
in its social, economic and political aspects. Questions on the Indian National
Movement will relate to the nature and character of the nineteenth century
resurgence, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence. In Geography,
emphasis will be on Geography of India. Questions on the Geography of India will
relate to physical, social and economic Geography of the country, including the
main features of Indian agricultural and natural resources. Questions on Indian
Polity and Economy will test knowledge of the country’s political system and
Constitution of India. Panchayati Raj, Social System and economic developments
in India. On general mental ability, the candidates will be tested on reasoning
and analytical abilities.
Courtesy : ppsc.gov.in