Assistant Jobs in S&GAD | Exam, Salary, Job Description, Promotion

Last update: August 21, 2020

Assistant jobs in S&GAD, Punjab Civil Secretariat, Lahore have been advertised by Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC) on the request of S&GAD, Government of the Punjab to recruit 57 suitable candidates against vacant seats of Assistant post in Basic Pay Scale 16.

Lastly, the Assistant jobs of S&GAD were advertised by the PPSC in 2019. Now, the same posts have been advertised in daily Express and The Nation on 21st August, 2020.

Aspirants should be ready and make preparation for its exam. Here is brief discussion about Assistant post of SGAD, Punjab Civil Secretariat, Lahore.

Job Title: Assistant
Basic Pay Scale: 16
Number of Posts: 57 (Open Merit 49, Minority Quota 03 and Women Quota 05)
Place of Posting: Punjab Civil Secretariat, Lahore
Recruitment Nature: Recruitment will be made on Regular Basis

Minimum Qualification

As per Punjab Secretariat Ministerial Posts Service Rules, the minimum qualification required for the posts of Assistant is as under:

Graduation degree (second division) from a recognized university.

Minimum Experience: Nil
Age: Male 18 to 25+5 (30) years and Female 18 to 25+8 (33) years
Gender: Male, Female & Transgender (Age and sex of the transgender will be based on the contents of their CNIC)
Domicile Eligibility: Only Punjab domiciled candidates can apply.

Syllabus for Written Examination / Test

As per PPSC advertisement for the posts of Assistant, the syllabus for written exam / test is follow:

One paper MCQ type Written Test of 100 marks and 90 minutes duration comprising questions on General Knowledge, Pakistan Studies, Current Affairs, Islamic Studies (Ethics for Non-Muslim candidates), Geography, Basic Mathematics, English, Urdu, Every-day Science and basic Computer Studies.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit "On-line Application Form" at before closing date.
Application closing date: Last date to apply is 7th September 2020

Salary of Assistant

Salary of Assistant is equal to Basic Pay Scale 16 along with allowances as admissible to other Punjab Government Employees. However, in Civil Secretariat, the employees also get some special allowances. Newly, appointed Assistant may get following salary:

Basic Pay: 18,910
House Rent Allowance: 4,091
Conveyance Allowance: 5,000
Medical Allowance: 1,500
Adhoc Relief Allowances: 7,261
Utility Allowance: 7,000
Secretariat Allowance: 9,455
Total Estimated Salary: 53,217

Job Description of Assistant

Duties and responsibilities of Assistant, not limited to, are as under:

  1. He will maintain reference books and keep them up-to-date
  2. He is personally responsible for adding to a case any precedent, policy, rules, or regulations relating to it, and flagging them properly and making references in the margin of the case before its submission to the high-ups
  3. He/ She should undertake reference and research work, i.e., acquaint himself with the rules and regulations pertaining to the subjects dealt with in his Section, maintain such statistics
  4. He will record advice tendered by the Services, Law and Finance Departments on any important matters
  5. He will prepare such statements and returns and collect such material and statistics, as required
  6. He will also maintain prescribed charts regarding all outstanding reports and Time-limit cases
  7. In the temporary absence of the Incharge, S/he will submit and personally explain urgent cases to the high-ups
  8. He will undertake periodically a proper classification, recording, indexing and weeding of files
  9. He will compare typing work, when necessary
  10. He will generally instruct and guide the Section Clerk and supervise his work.
  11. In case of temporary absence of the Section Officer, he will attend to any urgent references or cases that may require immediate attention
  12. In the absence of a clerk/record keeper, he will perform their duties
  13. He will prepare drafts for approval after final orders have been passed
  14. He will take follow-up action by putting up reminders for signature of the concerned Section Officer on due dates. He will also collect information from the concerned agencies
  15. He will maintain separate running summary of each case giving history, background, and the stage of disposal
  16. He will do such other office work as may be entrusted to him by the High-ups

Promotion / Career Scope

Step 1: Assistants are eligible for promotion as Superintendent in Grade 17 upon completion of 05 years experience and four weeks mandatory training.

Step 2: Superintendent, after training, is eligible for promotion as PMS Officer in Grade 17.

Step 3: PMS Officer is further eligible for promotion as Deputy Secretary / Equivalent Posts in Grade 18 after completion of 05 years service and completion of 03 months training course.

Place of Posting: In any department of Punjab Civil Secretariat, Lahore.

Writer is a Punjab Government servant (Pakistan). He writes voluntarily


Posted by Umer Ali Tahir

Any one could confrm its salary package??

Posted by Ayesha khalid

I want all information about i want to do this..plz inform all information ...

Posted by Rana Zafeer

Ap sir main govt job holder hun 5 year se ab Mari age 33 year hay kiya main eligible hun is post Kay liay plz reply me

Posted by Ghulam Mustafa

Sir, i am working as Deputy Accountant at District Accounts Office Pakpattan in Finance Department and my qualifying service is 10 years and age 35 years. please tel me about the Post Assistant i eligible for that post if i applied for through proper channel.

Posted by Tasneem Abbas

The answer to first question regarding salary is around 61000..Secondly, yes the person with 35 years of age with 10 years of Job experience can apply for the job same goes for the 5 years experience and 33 years of age..

Posted by Muhammad Usama

Assistant in service and general administration department. Is ki exact salary kitni hay

Posted by Ana

Aoa..plx tell me...just Lahore candidates can apply?or a person who belongs to another city having Punjab domicile can apply?

Posted by Ana

Aoa..plx tell me...just Lahore candidates can apply?or a person who belongs to another city having Punjab domicile can apply?

Posted by Faheem Ahmad

Most basic and important question.
IS requirement process 100% based on merit?

Posted by Malik Ali Haider

Yes any person with Punjab domicile can apply to this post from all over Punjab cities & exact salary of this post is between 50-60 thousand approximately more than 50 thousand starting pay will be given .

Posted by Sunny shah

Kia is job ki posting sirf lahore mn hogi?? Plz tell me urgent

Posted by A HABIB

Yes, in Lahore.

Posted by Iqra

25 years age mean 25 ky bad apply nae kr skty? Ya age relaxation ka kya system h
Ap bta skty hn?

Posted by Ana

Kindly inform about test date plx

Posted by Farhan

Assistant s&gad starting salary is now 70k and in south punjab secretariat it is 95k.
Am doing the same job.

Posted by Sana

Sir plz female posts ka bta dain k kitny h ?

Posted by Muhammad Saleem

Plz tell me test date for assistant jo

Posted by Adeel

Plz agr kisi Bhai ko Assistant S&GAD ki test ki date sheet ka pta to kindly bta den

Posted by Sanawar Iqbal

please Tell me test Date?

Posted by Ariba Malik

Sir assistant ki post k liye educational qualifications graduation ha.but graduation mn kon se subjects hony chahiyen. Jin candidates k chemistry botany zoology subjects hon kiya wo bhi apply kr skty hn???

Posted by Arqum khan

Farhan Bhai please ap main ap SE Thora is job ke bare main discuss krna chata hn please you give me numbe

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