PPSC Recruitment 2022: Apply Online for 198 Senior Assistant Posts


PPSC Recruitment 2022 | www.apssb.in | Senior Assistant | 198 Posts | Last Date: 05th July 2022

PPSC Recruitment 2022 Punjab Public Service commission (PPSC) has released 198 Vacancies for the posts of Senior Assistant (Group-B) in different departments of Punjab. Interested Candidates may apply for PPSC Recruitment 2022 only through online mode. However, application process starts from 14/06/2022 ends on 05/07/2022. So, all job seekers must apply before the deadline and be a part of PPSC Jobs 2022. Furthermore, details of eligibility criteria, application fee, age limit, pay scale and others are mentioned below. However, you can also visit www.appsc.in and www.careers99.com to know more about PPSC Vacancy 2022 details.

PPSC Recruitment 2022 – Overview

Organization Name Punjab Public Service commission
Name of the Post Senior Assistant
No. of Posts 198
Job Location Punjab
Educational Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree
Apply Mode Online
Last Date 05/07/2022
Official Website www.appsc.in

PPSC Recruitment 2022:

Punjab Public Service Commission was originally formed as Joint Public Service Commission at Lahore on 1 May 1937 before Partition of India. It was functioning under Khyber Pass and Yamuna River near Delhi. After British ended its governance in the country, the two newly independent countries India and Pakistan were born. In February, 1948, the two countries revised their provisions at Shimla that led the Punjab Public Service Commission to came into existence extending over the province of East Punjab. India, later merged Punjab and Patiala and East Punjab States Union that made the government to shift the commission to Patiala on 1 November 1956. The commission was working under PEPSU’s jurisdiction. But on 1 November 1966, its territorial jurisdiction was decreased due to the formation of the States of Haryana and Himachal Pradesh and Indian-based commission came into existence by splitting the earlier formed commission in two constitutional bodies; one in India and another in Pakistan.

Vacancy Details of PPSC Jobs 2022:

Punjab Public Service commission (PPSC) recruits 198 Posts for Senior Assistant (Group-B) in different departments to fill the jobs.


Name of the Department

No.of Posts

1. Head Office 21
2. Subordinate Offices 61
3. Water supply and Sanitation 13
4. Public works 78
5. Home Affaires & Justice 01
6. Excise and Taxation 12
7. Rural Development & Panchayat 04
8. Revenue, Rehabilitation and Disaster Management (Financial Commissioner Secretariat) 08



 Eligibility Criteria:

Interested Job Aspirants who are ready to apply for PPSC Recruitment 2022 Notification must possess the below-given Eligibility Details.

Educational Qualification:

A candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University/ Institute and possess Computer Information Technology course equivalent to ‘O’ level certificate of Department of Electronics Accreditation of Computer Course (DOEACC) of Government of India. And also passed a test in English and Punjabi respectively typewriting on Computer to be conducted by the Board or the appointing authority or the Department of Information Technology.

Selection Process:

Selection process for Senior Assistant (Group-B) in various departments of Punjab Government will be:

  • Written exam
  • Interview
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Test

Written Exam: (480 marks)

S.No Name of the Topic No. of questions Marks(Each Question carries 4 marks) Duration
1. General Knowledge and Current Affairs 80 320  


2 hours

2. Logical Reasoning and Mental Ability 40 160
                                   Total 120 480
  • The pattern for written competitive examination comprising of 120 questions (@ 4 marks for each question)
  • Each question carries 4 marks and for each correct answer, the candidate will get 4 (four) marks.
  • There will be negative marking (one mark for each question) in the written examination for questions wrongly answered i.e. for each incorrect answer, 1 (one) mark will be deducted from the total score.
  • Answer key will be uploaded on the PPSC website (after written examination), and the candidates will be permitted to raise objections (if any). Candidates will be given four days to deliberate before putting up the objections.
  • In case, a question is withdrawn, all candidates will be given four (04) marks irrespective of the fact whether the question has been attempted or not attempted by the candidate.
  • The typing tests will be conducted after the written competitive examination, after shortlisting based on written test merit.
  • Candidates will be given only one chance to pass the typing test. The testing speed result is software based. There is no manual interface.


General Knowledge & Current Affairs

General Knowledge and Current affairs of National and International importance including:

  • Economic issues.
  • Polity issues.
  • Environment issues
  • Science and Technology.
  • Any other current issues.
  • History of India with special reference to Indian freedom struggle movement and History of Punjab- 14th century onwards.

General Mental Ability, Logical Reasoning & Quantitative Aptitude

  • Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Mental Ability
  • Basic numerical skills, numbers, magnitudes, percentage, numerical relation appreciation.
  • Data analysis, Graphic presentation charts, tables, spreadsheets

Pay Scale:

Selected candidates will get pay of Rs.35,400/-PM by the recruiting organization.

Age Limit:

Candidates age should be minimum 18 years to maximum 37 years as on 01/01/2022.

Age relaxation is applicable as per rules of Government of India for different groups and Categories.

How to Apply for PPSC Recruitment 2022?

  • First of all, open Official Website i.e., www.appsc.in.
  • Click on the online application form for the posts of Senior Assistant (Group-B).
  • Fill all the particulars in the online application form.
  • Click the submit option on the application form after filling all the details.
  • Take the printout of the application for further reference.

Important Dates for PPSC Recruitment 2022:

Starting Date of Application: 14/06/2022

Last Date for online application form submission: 05/07/2022

Important Links for PPSC Job Application

Official Notification: Click Here

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