FEDERAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
FOR RECRUITMENT TO POSTS IN BS-17
UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
TIME ALLOWED: THREE HOURS
PART-I (MCQS) MAXIMUM MARKS-20
PART-I (MCQS): MAXIMUM 30 MINUTES
PART-II MAXIMUM MARKS = 80
Note: (i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR Questions from PART-II. ALL questions carry EQUAL Marks.
(iii) All the parts (if any) of each Question must be attempted at one Place instead of at different places.
(iv) Write Q. No. in the Answer Book in accordance with Q. No. in the Q. Paper.
(v) No Page/Space be left blank between the answers. All the blank pages of Answer Book must be crossed.
(vi) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the question will not be considered.
PART – II
Q. No. 2. Deviant Behaviour is the result of ineffective social control. Comment on the flaws existing in the formal and informal mechanisms of social control with examples and add that how these mechanisms can be improved.(20)
Q. No. 3. Since inception of Pakistan as an independent country, numerous education policies have been developed but have not stood productive towards ensuring hundred percent enrolment. Describe the systemic flaws and other restraining forces behind it. (20)
Q. No. 4. Compare Ibn-e-Khaldun’s Asabiya and Durkhcim’s social solidarity on the basis of consonance and dissonance in the major premises of their theories. (20)
Q. No. 5. Social issues are investigated through quantitative and qualitative modes of inquiry in variable situations. Explain the different situations with examples, reflecting proper application of the two methods. (20)
Q. No. 6. How can sexually abused children be reintegrated into society? Highlight the role of formal and informal agents/organizations in the socio-cultural landscape of Pakistan. (20)
Q. No. 7. Max Weber and Talcott Parsons have theorized social action from their variable perspectives. Highlight the contributions of both thinkers and also locate the divergence in their standpoints. (20)
Q.No. 8. Write notes on the following: (10 each) (20)
(i) Social functions of religion (ii) Cultural Relativism