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Assistant Posts in P&D Department | Exam, Promotion and Salary

March 13, 2019


The Planning and Development Board (P&D), Government of Punjab, is the principal planning organization at the provincial level. It coordinates and monitors development programs and activities of various departments of Punjab Government. The mandate of the Planning & Development Board includes provision of technical support and coordination to various Government Departments in their planning activities. P&D Department is part of Punjab Civil Secretariat, Lahore. To run its functions, P&D Department recruits fresh as well as experienced incumbents time and again to fill vacant posts of different categories through Punjab Public Service Commission (PPSC).

PPSC Jobs Advertisement

Punjab Planning & Development Department (P&D) has advertised its 50 posts of Assistants (Basic Pay Scale - 16) through PPSC under Case No.11-RK/2019 with the following bifurcation:

Open Merit 23, Special Persons Quota 01, Minority Quota 03, Women Quota 13 and Special Zone Quota 10.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualification: Degree from a recognized University

Minimum Experience: No work experienced is required.

Age: Male 18 to 25+5=30 years and Female 18 to 25+8=33 years

Gender: Male, Female & Transgender

Domicile Eligibility: Only Punjab domiciled candidates can apply.

Place of Posting: P&D Board (Headquarter - Lahore) / Anywhere in Punjab

Syllabus for Written Examination / Test

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

One paper MCQ type General Ability Written Test of 100 marks and 90 minutes duration comprising Questions relating to General Knowledge, including Pakistan Studies, Current Affairs, Islamic Studies (Ethics for Non-Muslim Candidates), Geography, Basic Mathematics, English, Urdu, Everyday Science and Computer studies.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit "On-line Application Form" at before closing date.

Exam Fee for Assistant Post

To deposit fee for exam of Assistant posts in P&D, the applicants must comply with the following instructions:

  1. Deposit Rs.600/- under Head: "C02101- ORGANIZATIONS OF STATE-TEST FEE REALIZED BY THE PUNJAB PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION", in any Branch of State Bank of Pakistan or National Bank of Pakistan or Government Treasury on or before the closing date.
  2. No Bank Draft or Pay Order or Cheque or any such instrument is accepted.
  3. Applicants residing outside Pakistan, but having Domicile of the Punjab can deposit the fee at the Pakistani Embassy of residing country in the currency of that country equivalent to the amount of Application/ Test Fee prescribed for the post.
  4. Special Persons are not required to deposit application fee.

Closing Date: 25-03-2019 up to 12:00 AM (Midnight).

Exam Date: Examination schedule will be announced by PPSC after closing date.

Salary of Assistant in P&D

Salary of Assistant Post in Planning & Development Department is equal to Basic Pay Scale 16 along with allowances as admissible to other Punjab Government Employees.

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

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