Goa Public Service Commission invites applications from eligible candidates for recruitment to the posts of Junior Scale Officer of Goa Civil Service. Candidates will be selected on the basis of screening test, and written examination (General Intelligence, Reasoning and Numerical Aptitude, Basics of Indian Constitution, Governance and Administration, General knowledge and current affairs, and English Comprehension) of 250 marks, followed by oral interview.
Junior Scale Officer- 11 Vacancies in the Scale of Pay Rs. 15,600-39,100/- plus Grade Pay of Rs. 5,400/-
Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 15-December-2016
Educational Qualification: Candidates must possess Degree from a recognised University. Candidates should have Knowledge of Konkani.
Upper Age Limit: 40 years on the last date of the receipt of application
How to Apply:Interested candidates are suggested to apply online through official website of Goa PSC at GOAPSC.gov.in
For complete detail on this recruitment, please go through official recruitment notification from Goa Public Service Commission, here, Goa PSC Junior Scale Officer Recruitment 20016-17 Advertisement
Syllabus for Competitive Examination for Direct Recruitment to the Goa Civil Service:
Part A: General Intelligence, Reasoning and Numerical Aptitude.
Part B: Basics of Indian Constitution, Governance and Administration This component is aimed at testing the candidate’s knowledge and aptitude on issues and themes relating to Indian constitution, Governance and Administration. On the Constitution, the student must be familiar with the key provisions of the constitution having a direct linkage to the functioning of the Indian Democracy and also the debates surrounding Constitutional Reform/ Amendment. With reference to Governance and administration, he must be familiar with the role of bureaucracy, central state and local level governance mechanisms (with reference to India and the state of Goa), fundamentals of good governance and emerging issues in society – bureaucracy interface. The select themes shall include:
• Indian Constitution: Preamble, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, Directive Principles of State Policy. • Indian Constitution and the State: Legislature, Executive Judiciary. • Centre State Relations, Union, State and Concurrent Lists, Budgetary Allocations, Role of Finance and Planning Commissions. • Elections and Electoral Process, Central and State Election Commissions, Representation of People’s Act. • Role of Bureaucracy in nation building, Civil Services Training, C.C.S Rules, Integrity in Administration, Public Private Partnership. • Good Governance: Efficiency, Transparency, Accountability in Governance, Right to Information, Role of Lokayukta and Lokpal.
Part C: General Knowledge and Current Affairs. This component is intended to test the candidate’s awareness and knowledge on general issues of both historical and contemporary nature relating to India and the state of Goa. The questions aim at testing both the factual as well as the analytical grasp of the candidate on such issues without actually testing deeper knowledge on the subject. It may contain questions on history, geography, culture, scientific developments and current affairs. The select themes shall include:
• Current Events of State, National and International Importance • India’s Freedom struggle, Goa’s Freedom struggle. • Physical, Economic and Social Geography of India and Goa • Religion, Customs and Festivals: India and Goa. • Information and Communication Technology, Biodiversity, Environment and Climate Change • Social Movements: Corruption, Environment, Women’s issues.
Part D: English Comprehension