Saturday, 16 April 2016

D-8 Countries

The Developing 8 (D-8) is an organization of eight developing countries that have formed an economic development alliance. The objectives of D-8 Organization are to improve member states’ position in the world economy. The D-8 organization was founded on June 15, 1997 in Istanbul, Turkey by Necmettin Erbakan, former Turkish Prime Minister.

D-8 Countries

The D-8 are large Muslim population countries. The eight D-8 countries are: Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey.

D-8 Priority Areas

The five priority areas of D-8 are:
  1. Trade
  2. Agriculture and Food Security
  3. Industrial Cooperation & SMES
  4. Transportaion
  5. Energy & Mineral

D-8 Secretariat

D-8 Secretariat is based in Istanbul, Turkey. Currently, Dr. Seyed Ali Mohammad Mousavi of Iran is the Secretary General of the D-8 Organization.

D-8 MEMBERS

COUNTRYCAPITALCURRENCY
BangladeshDhakaTaka
EgyptCairoPound
IndonesiaJakartaRupiah
IranTehranRial
MalaysiaKuala LumpurRinggit
NigeriaAbujaNaira
PakistanIslamabadRupee
TurkeyAnkaraLira

General Knowledge Notes for NTS Test


1. Which word is wrongly spelt in the following set of words:-
Sleeve
2. Every wise man should save for…
Rainy days

3. Sleeping partner means:-
One who has invested in business but takes no active part in its management.
4. UN was established to:-
Settle political disputes.
5. Yellow journalism refers to:-
Sensationalism
6. Law is never law unless:-
It is enforced by a sovereign authority
7. A computer derives its basic strength from:-
Memory

8. If a car drives 25 kilometres on two litres of petrol, how many litres will be needed for trip of 150 kilometres?
7
9. Find 60% of 70:-
42
10. Vitamin C is essential for:-
Appetite
11. Sound cannot travel through:-
Vacuum
12. A good tax should:-
Encourage growth in all sectors of the economy.
13. A system which results in a rigid one-party dictatorship permitting private ownership but not management of the production is:-
Marxism
14. The tax levied on the import and export of commodities is named as:-
Customs duty
15. We see the flash of lightning before we hear the sound of the thunder because:-
The light rays travel much faster than the sound waves.
16. The Ozone layer plays ________ role for the organic life on earth.
Beneficial
17. Bonded Labour is:-
Forced labour
18. If you write down all the numbers from 1-100, how many times would you write 3?
20

19. Complete the series.
6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, _______.
27, 30
20. A seventeen years old is not ________ to vote in elections.
Old enough

21. Which word is wrongly spelt in the following set of words:-
Desperate
22. Promptly means:-
At once
23. Inflation refers to:-
Devaluation of money
24. Geographically Kashmir is divided into three major parts:-
Jammu, Azad Kashmir, Held Kashmir
25. “The System of Dyarchy” was scrapped in the Provinces and introduced in the centre.” This reform was introduced by:-
Government of India Act, 1935
26. An increase in hoarding results in:-
Increase in prices
27. A computer cannot do anything without:-
Input device
28. One of the infectious diseases conveyed from one person to another through air is:-
Tuberculosis
29. Lunar Eclipse takes place when:-
The shadow of the earth falls on the moon
30. A man buys a shirt for Rs. 70 after getting a discount of 20%. What was the marked price on the shirt?
Rs. 87.50
31. Give the next two numbers in the following series:-
23, 30, 21, 33, 19, 36, ______
17, 39
32. What is meant by mopia?
Short sightedness
33. The examiner made us ________ our identification in order to be admitted to the test centre.
Show
34. Which of these is the most predominant in the composition of atmosphere?
Nitrogen
35. Indicate the word which has the correct spellings:-
Existence
36. Federal revenues are maximum from:-
Excise and sales taxes
37. Soda water serves as:-
A primary remedy for upset stomach
38. General Sales Tax is levied on:-
The sale price of goods which are produced in the country
39. Electricity of 220 volts is normally used for domestic purposes because this is:-
The average voltage acquired by the domestic circuit
40. Special glasses are recommended to see solar eclipse because:-
They refract light
41. Calorie is a ____________.
Unit of quantity of heat
42. Optical Fiber System is ______.
Telecommunication system
43. Prices for bikes can run ______ Rs. 3500.
As high as

44. The plural from of loaf is:-
Loaves
45. Monetary and fiscal policies have as their goal:-
All of these
46. The tax imposed on the property/owners of houses of plots and motor vehicles is called:-
Wealth tax

47. Barter system means:-
Exchange of goods
48. What function is performed by liver in the human body?
Acts as a store house of digested sugar
49. A soldier drove east for four miles, then drove north for five miles, then turned to his left and drove for one mile and again turned to his left. Which choice gives the direction in which he was driving now?
South

50. Physiotherapy is a curative method for:-
Immobility of joints
51. If two steel balls having different masses are allowed to fall freely from the roof of a building, they will reach the ground:-
Simultaneously
52. Dialysis is meant for:-
Kidneys
53. The people of the Bosnia-Herzegovina voted in favour of independence from:-
Yugoslavia
54. Slump means:-
Fall in the prices of stock
55. Addiction means:-
Craving for certain drugs or food
56. A man sneezes when he has cold:-
Because he cannot help it
57. Why do you need a doctor’s prescription to buy certain drugs?
Because they can do harm if misused
58. A computer consists mainly of electronic:-
Devices
59. Six students in a class failed in algebra. This represents 16? per cent of the class. How many students passed the course?
30
60. A boy walked for ½ hour and then got a bus for 1/3 of an hour. What part of an hour did the entire trip take?
5/6
61. In a democratic country which of the following is considered the fourth estate?
Press
62. A coalition government means:-
Government formed by two or more political parties
63. Local authorities receive the largest portion of their income from:-
Urban immovable property tax
64. Municipal tax on articles coming inside a city is called:-
Octroi

65. The book entitled ‘Empire and Islam: Punjab and The Making of Pakistan’ was written by:-
D. Gilmartin
66. Research in the work place reveals that many people work for many reasons
Besides money
67. Invoice is:-
A statement which describes full particulars concerning the quality and price of goods
68. Reuters is a word known:-
News agency
69. Modern computers as compared to earlier computers are:-
Faster and smaller

Friday, 15 April 2016

FPSC Advertisement No.4/2016


 FPSC Consolidated Advertisement No. 4/2016 for the following posts has been
displayed on FPSC’s website. Intending candidates are advised to visit the
website for details as mentioned in the General Instructions and apply online

upto 18th April, 2016 for the post(s) they qualify.
72. Case No.F.4-41/2016-R (4/2016). ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (COMMERCE) (FEMALE),
(BS-18), TEMPORARY, LIKELY TO BECOME PERMANENT, ISLAMABAD MODEL
COLLEGES, CAPITAL ADMINISTRATION & DEVELOPMENT DIVISION. MINIMUM
QUALIFICATION/ EXPERIENCE: Ph.D. Degree in Commerce with one (1) year post qualification
teaching experience at College/ University level. OR M.Phil Degree in Commerce with three (3)
years post qualification teaching experience at College/ University level. OR Second Class or
Grade‘C’ Master’s Degree in Commerce with five (5) years post qualification teaching experience at
College/ University level. AGE LIMIT: 25-35 years (Maximum age for the candidates holding Ph.D.
Degree shall be 38 years) plus five (5) years general relaxation in upper age limit. DOMICILE:
Sindh (Urban).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
73. Case No.F.4-69/2016-R (4/2016). ASSISTANT CHIEF (BS-18), TEMPORARY, LIKELY TO
BECOME PERMANENT, DEMOGRAPHY/ POPULATION & SOCIAL PLANNING SECTION,
MINISTRY OF PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT AND REFORM. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION:
Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in any of the following
subjects:- Economics with Statistics, Business Administration, Public Administration, Demography,
Sociology, or Social Work. EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years post qualification experience of work
and/or research relating to social welfare, population welfare or demography or planning or
development in these fields. MAXIMUM AGE: 35 years plus five (5) years general relaxation in
upper age limit. DOMICILE: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. (Both male and female candidates are
eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
74. Case No.F.4-70/2016-R (4/2016). ASSISTANT CHIEF (BS-18), TEMPORARY, LIKELY TO
BECOME PERMANENT, EDUCATION SECTION, MINISTRY OF PLANNING,
DEVELOPMENT AND REFORM. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Second Class or Grade ‘C’
Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in Education or Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s
Degree or equivalent qualifications in any discipline with Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
qualifications in Education. EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years post qualification experience of work
and/ or research relating to education or in planning or development of education. MAXIMUM
AGE: 35 years plus five (5) years general relaxation in upper age limit. DOMICILE: Punjab.
(Both male and female candidates are eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
75. Case No.F.4-73/2016-R (4/2016). TWO ASSISTANT CHIEFS (BS-18), TEMPORARY, LIKELY
TO BECOME PERMANENT, HEALTH SECTION, MINISTRY OF PLANNING,
DEVELOPMENT AND REFORM. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Second Class or Grade ‘C’
Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in Health Planning, Nutrition Planning. OR MBBS or
equivalent. EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years post qualification experience of work and/ or research
relating to medicine, surgery or public health or in planning and development in these fields.
MAXIMUM AGE: 35 years plus five (5) years general relaxation in upper age limit.
DOMICILE: Merit=One and Punjab=One. (Both male and female candidates are eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
76. Case No.F.4-76/2016-R (4/2016). ASSISTANT CHIEF (BS-18), TEMPORARY, LIKELY TO
BECOME PERMANENT, SOCIAL WELFARE SECTION, MINISTRY OF PLANNING,
DEVELOPMENT AND REFORM. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Second Class or Grade ‘C’
Master’s degree or equivalent qualifications in any of the following subjects: - Social Welfare,
Social Work, Sociology. EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years post qualification experience of work
and/ or research relating to social welfare or in planning or development in the field of social
welfare. MAXIMUM AGE: 35 years plus five (5) years general relaxation in upper age limit.
DOMICILE: Punjab. (Both male and female candidates are eligible). .
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
77. Case No.F.4-86/2016-R (4/2016). ASSISTANT PRIVATE SECRETARY (BS-16),
TEMPORARY, LIKELY TO CONTINUE, MINISTRY OF PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT AND
REFORM. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: (i) Second Class or Grade‘C’ Bachelor’s degree from a
University recognized by HEC. (ii) Minimum shorthand speed 100 w.p.m. and typing speed of 50
w.p.m. (iii) Must be computer literate. AGE LIMIT: 20-28 years plus five (5) years general
relaxation in upper age limit. DOMICILE: Sindh (Urban). (Both male and female candidates are
eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
78. Case No.F.4-88/2016-R (4/2016). RESEARCH OFFICER (BS-17), TEMPORARY, LIKELY TO
BECOME PERMANENT, WATER RESOURCES SECTION, MINISTRY OF PLANNING,
DEVELOPMENT AND REFORM. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Second Class or Grade ‘C’
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualifications in Civil Engineering or Agricultural Engineering.
MAXIMUM AGE: 32 years plus five (5) years general relaxation in upper age limit.
DOMICILE: Sindh (Urban). (Both male and female candidates are eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
79. Case No.F.4-89/2016-R (4/2016). RESEARCH OFFICER (BS-17), TEMPORARY, LIKELY TO
BECOME PERMANENT, INDUSTRIES & COMMERCE SECTION, MINISTRY OF
PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT AND REFORM. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Second Class or
Grade ‘C’ Master’s Degree or equivalent qualifications in any of the following subjects:- Economics
(with Industrial Economics), Agricultural Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Mineral
Science, Geology, Business Administration, Commerce and Accounting. OR Second Class or Grade
‘C’ Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualifications in Production/ Mechanical/ Chemical/ Textile/
Electrical/ Mining Engineering. MAXIMUM AGE: 32 years plus five (5) years general relaxation
in upper age limit. DOMICILE: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. (Both male and female candidates are
eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
80. Case No.F.4-90/2016-R (4/2016). DEPUTY CHIEF (BS-19), TEMPORARY, LIKELY TO
BECOME PERMANENT, ENERGY INFORMATION SYSTEM & COMPUTER SECTION,
ENERGY WING, MINISTRY OF PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT AND REFORM. MINIMUM
QUALIFICATION: B.Sc. Engineering in Chemical, Electrical (Power), Petroleum or Energy or
M.S. in Computer Science or MBA or Industrial Engineering. EXPERIENCE: Ten (10) years post
qualification experience inclusive of at least one (1) year experience of working in a responsible
position in extensive use of computers in Energy Sector and Planning, design, installation and
management of modern information systems in Energy Sector. MAXIMUM AGE: 40 years plus
five (5) years general relaxation in upper age limit. DOMICILE: Punjab. (Both male and female
candidates are eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
81. Case No.F.4-92/2016-R (4/2016). BOILER ENGINEER (BS-17), PERMANENT, REMOUNT
VETERINARY AND FARMS CORPS, MINISTRY OF DEFENCE. MINIMUM
QUALIFICATION/ EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical
Engineering from a recognized Institute. (ii) 1
st
Class Boiler Engineer Certificate. (iii) Three (3)
years post qualification experience in the relevant field. OR (i) 1st
Class Boiler Engineer
Certificate. (ii) Five (5) years post qualification experience in the relevant field. MAXIMUM AGE:
32 years plus five (5) years general relaxation in upper age limit. DOMICILE: Punjab. (Both
male and female candidates are eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
82. Case No.F.4-93/2016-R. (4/2016) ASSISTANT PRIVATE SECRETARY (BS-16),
PERMANENT, MINISTRY OF PORTS AND SHIPPING. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION:
(i) Second Class or Grade‘C’ Bachelor’s degree from a University recognized by HEC.
(ii) Minimum shorthand speed: 100 w.p.m. and typing speed: 50 w.p.m. (iii) Must be computer
literate. AGE LIMIT: 20-28 years plus five (5) years general relaxation in upper age limit.
DOMICILE: Merit. (Both male and female candidates are eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
83. Case No.F.4-94/2016-R (4/2016). THREE DEPUTY DIRECTORS (BS-18), PERMANENT,
MANAGEMENT SERVICES WING, ESTABLISHMENT DIVISION. MINIMUM
QUALIFICATION: Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s degree in Public Administration/Business
Administration/Administrative Science/ Economics/ Statistics/Computer Science/ ACMA.
EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years post qualification experience in Management Analysis/ Financial
Management/Project Management/ Personnel Management/ Administrative Research/Collection,
Analysis, Interpretation of Statistical Data and Report Writing. MAXIMUM AGE: 35 years plus
five (5) years general relaxation in upper age limit. DOMICILE: Merit=One and Punjab=Two
(Open merit=One and Women quota=One). (Both male and female candidates are eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
84. Case No.F.4-95/2016-R (4/2016). ASSISTANT PRIVATE SECRETARY (BS-16),
PERMANENT, MILITARY FINANCE WING, FINANCE DIVISION. MINIMUM
QUALIFICATION: (i) Second Class or Grade‘C’ Bachelor’s degree from a University recognized
by HEC. (ii) Minimum shorthand speed: 100 w.p.m. and typing speed: 50 w.p.m. (iii) Must be
computer literate. AGE LIMIT: 20-28 years plus five (5) years general relaxation in upper age
limit. DOMICILE: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. (Both male and female candidates are eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
85. Case No.F.4-96/2016-R (4/2016). ASSISTANT PRIVATE SECRETARY (BS-16),
PERMANENT, NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION (NIRC), MINISTRY
OF OVERSEAS PAKISTANIS & HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT. MINIMUM
QUALIFICATION: (i) Second Class or Grade‘C’ Bachelor’s degree from a University recognized
by HEC. (ii) Minimum shorthand speed: 100 w.p.m. and typing speed: 50 w.p.m. (iii) Must be
computer literate. AGE LIMIT: 20-28 years plus five (5) years general relaxation in upper age
limit. DOMICILE: Punjab. (Both male and female candidates are eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
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86. Case No.F.4-97/2016-R (4/2016). DEPUTY MINT MASTER (BS-19), PERMANENT,
PAKISTAN MINT, LAHORE, FINANCE DIVISION. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: (i) Second
Class or Grade ‘C’ Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/ Mechanical/ Metallurgical Engineering or
equivalent qualification from a University recognized by the HEC. OR Second Class or Grade‘C’
Master’s Degree in Chemistry with Metallurgy from a University recognized by the HEC.
EXPERIENCE: Twelve (12) years post qualification practical experience as an Electrical/
Mechanical/Metallurgical Engineer or Metallurgist in an Industrial Institution processing non-ferrous metals and alloys. AGE LIMIT: 32-40 years plus five (5) years general relaxation in
upper age limit. DOMICILE: Punjab. (Both male and female candidates are eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
87. Case No.F.4-98/2016-R (4/2016). TWO ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS (MALE) (BS-19),
PERMANENT, F.G. COLLEGES, DIRECTORATE OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS (CANTTS/ GARRISONS), MINISTRY OF DEFENCE.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION/ EXPERIENCE: Ph.D. Degree in the relevant subject with eight (8)
years post qualification teaching and administrative experience at College/ University level. OR
M.Phil Degree in the relevant subject with ten (10) years post qualification teaching and
administrative experience at College/ University level. OR Second Class or Grade‘C’ Master’s
Degree in the relevant subject with twelve (12) years post qualification teaching and administrative
experience at College/ University level. CATEGORIES: (A) ECONOMICS=ONE AND (B)
HISTORY =ONE. AGE LIMIT: 32-40 years plus five (5) years general relaxation in upper age
limit. DOMICILE: Punjab (Minorities/ Non-Muslims Quota) =One and Balochistan=One.
NOTE: - Candidates must clearly indicate in their online application form the category (A) or (B)
for which they apply. Submit separate online application and separate fee be paid for each category.
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
88. Case No.F.4-99/2016-R (4/2016). ASSISTANT GEOPHYSICIST (BS-17), TEMPORARY,
LIKELY TO BE CONTINUED FOR AN INDEFINITE PERIOD, GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF
PAKISTAN, MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM AND NATURAL RESOURCES. MINIMUM
QUALIFICATION: Second Class or Grade‘C’ M.Sc. degree in Geophysics or in Geology with
specialization in Geophysics or Second Class M.Sc. degree in Physics with Geology and
Mathematics as subjects in B.Sc. course or equivalent qualification from a University recognized by
the HEC. AGE LIMIT: 22-30 years plus five (5) years general relaxation. DOMICILE: Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa. (Both male and female candidates are eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
89. Case No.F.4-102/2016-R. (4/2016). ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (BS-17), PERMANENT,
DIRECTORATE OF DOCK WORKERS SAFETY HEADQUARTERS, KARACHI, MINISTRY
OF PORTS AND SHIPPING. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or
Electrical Engineering. EXPERIENCE: (i) Two (2) years post qualification experience of testing
appliances/ inspection of loading/ discharging of cargo on ports. (ii) Knowledge of Labour Laws,
Dock Labourers Act and the Pakistan Dock Labourers Regulations. AGE LIMIT: 22-30 years plus
five (5) years general relaxation in upper age limit. DOMICILE: Punjab. (Both male and female
candidates are eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016
90. Case No.F.4-103/2016-R (4 /2016). THREE DEPUTY CHIEFS (FUEL) (BS-19), TEMPORARY,
LIKELY TO BECOME PERMANENT, ENERGY APPRAISAL & PLAN FORMULATION
SECTION, ENERGY WING, MINISTRY OF PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT AND REFORM.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: Second Class or Grade ‘C’ Master’s Degree or equivalent
qualifications in Petroleum Geology or Geology with specialization in Coal Resources. OR
Bachelor’s Degree of Engineering or equivalent qualifications in Petroleum, Gas Reservoir,
Chemical, Energy, or Mining Engineering with specialization in Coal mining/technology. .
EXPERIENCE: Ten (10) years post qualification experience in exploration of fuel and energy
resources and/or production planning and designing in this field. MAXIMUM AGE: 40 years plus
five (5) years general relaxation in upper age limit. DOMICILE: Merit=One, Punjab=One and
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa=One. (Both male and female candidates are eligible).
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….………...18.4.2016

91. Case No.F.4-104/2016-R (4/2016). ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (ECONOMICS) (MALE),
(BS-18), PERMANENT, FEDERAL GOVERNMENT EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS (FGEI)
(CANTTS/GARRISONS), MINISTRY OF DEFENCE. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION/
EXPERIENCE: Ph.D. Degree in the relevant subject with one (1) year post qualification teaching
experience at College/ University level. OR M.Phil Degree in the relevant subject with three (3)
years post qualification teaching experience at College/ University level. OR Second Class or
Grade‘C’ Master’s Degree in the relevant subject with five (5) years post qualification teaching
experience at College/ University level. AGE LIMIT: 25-35 years (Maximum age for the candidates
holding Ph.D. Degree shall be 38 years) plus five (5) years general relaxation. DOMICILE:
Punjab.
Closing date……………………………………………………………………….…...18.4.2016

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