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PPSC Syllabus for Commerce Lecturer 2021 Sample Test Pattern

Punjab Public Service Commission calls the candidate for Commerce Lecturer jobs 2021. They announced the 45 posts for the Commerce Lecturer and is seeking the candidate at least mater aspirants in Commerce. PPSC calls the application form online and other than the online application will not be accepted. So the candidates read Guideline and instructions. After this candidates will be able to online apply. For apply, aspirates just click apply online, an application form will be open, applicants fill application form step by step. After fill, the application submits it and downloads the roll no slip.

PPSC Commerce Lecturer Jobs Test Syllabus:

The Commerce syllabus is 80% consist of Commerce subject while 20% paper consists of General Knowledge subjects. The total marks of the paper are 100 and the total time is 90 minutes.

Sr No Subject Marks
01 Commerce 80
02 General Knowledge 20
03 Mark of Each Question
04 Negative Mark 0.5
05 Total Marks 100


A. Introduction to Accounting, generally accepted accounting principles, accounting cycle, cash book and bank reconciliation statement, work sheet. Depreciation, Financial Statements, financial reporting, cash flow statement, financial analysis, accounting for leasing, contract accounts.

B. Principles of cost account, cost accounting as a tool of management, cost elements. Cost classification, cost accounting cycle, Job order costing, process costing, factory overhead variances, standard costing, and break-even analysis.


1. Meigs & Meigs, Accounting
2. Ghani M.A., Principles of Accounting.
3. Ghani M.A. Advanced Acounting
4. Uzair Hussain, Advanced Accounting
5. Shukla & Grewal, Advanced Accounting.
6. Nisar ud Din, Cost Accounting
7. Matg A. Usary, Cost Accounting.
8. T. Lucey, Cost Accounting.
9. S. Naqvi Ahmad, Cost Accounting


A. Economic resources of Pakistan. Problems & Development of Industrial Sector, Exports & Imports, Economic Planning & Budgeting.
B. Salient feature of income tax law in Pakistan. Calculation of total income and income tax payable under the head of salary, Income from business & profession and income from house property. First & second schedule of income tax ordinance 2001. Salient features of Sales Tax Act. Registration under Sales Tax Act, Furnishing of Returns Under Sales Tax.
C. Risk management, external audit and submission of audit reports.
D. Various forms of business organization. Sole proprietorship partnership, joint stock Company, their formation & management, capital structure & capital budgeting, business finance, its sources, short term & long term.
E. Role & functions of Commercial Banks & Central Bank, Letter of Credits, Islamic Mode of Finance.
F. Nature of Business Management, Functions of Management, Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Motivating, Leadership & Controlling, Factory Location, Layout, Scientific Management.


1. M. Saeed Nasir, Economic Problems of Pakistan.
2. Kh. Amjad Saeed, Economic Problems of Pakistan.
3. Govt. of Pakistan, Pakistan Economics Survey, Income Tax Ordinance 2001, Sales Tax Act.
4. Kh. Amjad Saee, Income Tax Law.
5. Kh. Amjad Saeed, Auditing.
6. M. Muazzam Moghal, Income Tax Law.
7. M. Muazzam Moughal, Sales Tax Law.
8. Lawrence J. Gitman, Fundamentals of Investment.
9. Kontz & Weirick, Management.
10. Stephen B. Robins, Principles of Management.
11. Owen Richard N. Management Industrial Enterprises.
12. Adam, Ronald & Ebart, Production & Operation Management.

Commerce Test Topics

  • Accounting.
  • Marketing.
  • Finance.
  • Entrepreneurship.
  • Company Research.
  • Industry Research.
  • International Business/Country Research.
  • Knowledge Management.
  • Marketing.

Eligibility of Commerce Lecturer Post:

  • Master in Commerce at least 2d division.
  • Female age: 21-28 years age 08 years age relaxation.
  • Male age: 21-28 years age 05 years age relaxation.
  • Punjab Domicile.

Sample Paper:




PPSC Syllabus for Commerce Lecturer 2021 Sample Test Pattern

Question’s Answers:

What is the Eligibility of the Job?

Master is required for the application.

What is the passing marks?

passing marks is not matter in this test as the merit base candidate will appoint for jobs.

How I find out my age for application:

Below given complete Process.

If the date of birth of a candidate is 15 August 1970 and the closing date for receipt of application in the PPSC office is 07-02-1998; the age will be calculated as under:

Day Month Year
Closing Date 07 02 1998
Date of Birth
of Candidate
15 08 1970
Age on the closing date: 1+23 08 27

All Pakistani can apply for Job?

No, only Punjab Province or candidate has the domicile of Punjab is eligible for apply.

What is the procedure for the submission of Online Application?

Applicants must Click the above given “ Apply Online” link and fill the application form which shows on the screen.

Does a candidate need to submit hard copies of documents in addition to applying online?

No, the candidate could not need to send a hard copy to the PPSC office. On the other hand, a hard copy is not allowed to send as only an online application is accepted.

What qualification is required in PPSC Lecturer BS-17 Post?

Master’s Degree At least 2nd division in a relevant subject.

How is PPSC merit calculated?

PPSC conducts paper of total 100 marks. The passing score is 40. 50% of marks are calculated in the final merit of PPSC.

What is negative marking in PPSC?

The Paper type is MCQs in PPSC and 1 mark will be given on each correct answer. In case of the wrong answer, 0.50 marks will be deducted.

How age relaxation is given in case of upper age limit?

05 years general age relaxation in upper age limit for Male and 08 years general age relaxation in upper age limit for female.


  1. Candidates who are interested and want to apply they must read the guideline carefully.
  2. To apply for the PPSC Lecturer Jobs aspirants must fulfill the required eligibility criteria.
  3. After meeting the eligibility individuals open the PPSC online portal through this site.
  4. First, you open the PPSC official website and click the Apply Online button.
  5. A new page will appear on the screen. You can select the desired job in this form.
  6. The application form will open on the screen you just fill the application form correctly and click the fill the application form.
  7. On the next page, you have to upload the photograph and CNIC front and Back image.
  8. The photographs must be the size of 25KB. Otherwise it will not be accepted.
  9. Attach you complete documents required in the application and click the Apply Online button.
  10. Open the PPSC website and scroll down until you find the challan form.
  11. Download the challan form and take print of it.
  12. Fill the challan form and submit it to the designated bank.
  13. Bank Draft or Pay Order or Cheque or any such instrument will not be accepted as fee by the Commission.
  14. After submitting the challan fee you will get the Original Receipt which will be submitted at the time of interview/viva voce.
  15. Medical Fitness Certificate issued by the Medical Superintendent District Head Quarters Hospital or Services Hospital is required.

Interview Questions:

Q: Tell me about yourself?

Q: Are you applying for other jobs?

Q: What experience do you have in this field?

Q: How would your friends and family describe you as a person?

Q: Why did you leave your last job?

Q: Tell me about your weaknesses?

Q: Why do you want to work for this organization?

Q: What do you know about this organization?

Q: What have you done to improve yourself in the last year?

Q: What kind of supervision brings out the best in you?

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