Wednesday, 25 April 2012
Monday, 23 April 2012
SYLLABUS AND SUBJECTS FOR COMBINED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION
The Punjab Public Service Commission has revised the syllabus by re-introducing 29 Optional Subjects for its Combined Competitive Examination for recruitment to the posts of Provincial Management Service. All candidates shall take all Compulsory Subjects and three of the Optional Subjects (not more than one from each group) carrying 200 Marks each. Thus total marks for the said Examination will be 1200 Marks. Detail of Compulsory Subjects and Optional Subjects is as under:-
COMPULSORY SUBJECTS (600 MARKS)
OPTIONAL SUBJECTS (600 MARKS)
Group & S.No.
Principle of Engineering
Wednesday, 14 March 2012
(PAIR OF WORDS)Access:
Meaning: the method or possibility of getting near to a place or person, or the right to use or look at something
Use in sentence: The only access to the village is by boat.
Meaning: an amount which is more than acceptable, expected or reasonable
Use in sentence: An excess of enthusiasm is not always a good thing.
Meaning: when someone or something climbs or moves upwards
Use in sentence: As the plane made its ascent, we saw thick smoke coming from one engine.
Meaning: the way in which people in a particular area, country or social group pronounce words
Use in sentence: He's got a strong Scottish accent.
Meaning: a useful or valuable possession or quality of a country, organization or person
Use in sentence: The country's greatest resource is the dedication of its workers.
Meaning: using something or someone as a way of getting help, especially in a difficult or dangerous situation
Use in sentence: It is hoped that the dispute will be settled without recourse to litigation.
Meaning: the conditions in the air above the Earth such as wind, rain or temperature, especially at a particular time over a particular area
Use in sentence: The weather in the hills can change very quickly, so take suitable clothing.
Meaning: if, or not
Use in sentence: I wasn't sure whether you'd like it. (Pair Repeated: 1)
Meaning: best or most important
Use in sentence: He's one of the nation's premier scientists.
Meaning: the first public performance of a play or any other type of entertainment
Use in sentence: The world premiere of the opera will be at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
Meaning: very clever and skillful
Use in sentence: She was ingenious at finding ways to work more quickly.
Meaning: honest, sincere and trusting/ showing innocent or childlike simplicity and candidness
Use in sentence: It has to be said it was rather ingenuous of him to ask a complete stranger to look after his luggage. (Pair Repeated: 5)
Meaning: to make possible or easier
Use in sentence: The current structure does not facilitate efficient work flow.
Meaning: to wish happiness to; congratulate
Use in sentence: Asian medal winners to be felicitated next Sunday. (Pair Repeated: 2)
Meaning: to notice that a particular thing or person exists or is present
Use in sentence: I think she's very conscious of being the only person in the office who didn't have a university education.
Meaning: putting a lot of effort into your work/ controlled by or done according to conscience
Use in sentence: She has always been a very conscientious worker.
Meaning: illness of people, animals, plants, etc.
Use in sentence: Starvation and diseases have killed thousands of refugees.
Meaning: a person's death
Use in sentence: The house will not be yours till after your mother's decease.