SYLLABUS OF ADDITIONAL PROSECUTOR GENERAL PPSC – MCQs

Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil

SYLLABUS FOR THE POST OF ADDITIONAL PROSECUTOR GENERAL (BS-19) in PPSC (Punjab Public Service Comission)

Criminal Law-I: Procedure (100 marks) {Objective 25 & Subjective 75}

  1. Jurisdiction of courts, powers of the police, investigation procedures, trial processes, initiation of prosecutions, judgments.

 

  1. Principles of sentencing – the seriousness of offenses, level of harm.

 

  1. Commutation and remission.

 

  1. Prosecution (prosecutorial test, selection of witnesses, additional evidence, withdrawal of cases, scrutiny of police reports, Tender of Pardon)

 

  1. Types of police reports, discharge of accused persons etc

 

  1. Appeals and revision (procedure and grounds)

 

  1. Probation and parole Laws

 

  1. Law related to juveniles

 

  1. Witness protection

 

  1. High Court Rules & Orders related to criminal law (Volume-III)

 

  1. Supreme Court Rules

 

Criminal Law-II: Substantive (100 marks) {Objective 25 & Subjective 75}

 

  1. General principle of criminal law (intention, object, consent will, mens rea, actus rea, abetment, conspiracy)

 

  1. General Exceptions

 

  1. Offences in PPC and ATA, 1997

 

  1. Charging standards issued by the Prosecutor General

 

  1. Corruption offences (PCA, 1947, NAB Ordinance 1999 etc.

 

  1. Cybercrime offences

 

  1. Narcotic offences (control of Narcotic Substances Act, 1997, Prohibition of Hudood Ordinance, 1979

 

  1. Section 27 of Drugs Act, 1976.

 

Criminal Law-III: Evidence (100 marks) {Objective 25 & Subjective 75}

 

  1. Relevancy and admissibility

 

  1. Primary and secondary evidence

 

  1. Direct and indirect evidence

 

  1. Circumstantial evidence

 

  1. Proof (Standard and Burden of proof

 

  1. Admission sand confessions

 

  1. Dying Declarations

 

  1. Scientific evidence (its types and its value)

 

  1. Examination of witnesses

 

  1. Identification parade

 

Constitutional Criminal Law (100 marks) {Objective 25 & Subjective 75}

 

 

  1. Constitutional provisions related to procedure (right to be dealt with in accordance with law, liberty, fair trial, dignity of man, privacy, protection against retrospective punishment, protection against self-incrimination and double punishment, freedom of movement , freedom of assembly, freedom of association, freedom of speech, information, religion).

 

  1. Writs jurisdiction in criminal law

 

  1. Preventive Detention

 

English (50 Marks)

 

  1. Essay Writing (20 marks)

 

  1. Comprehension (20 marks)

 

  1. Précis writing (10 marks)

 

 

Relevant Laws, rules and codes

 

  1. Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

 

  1. Pakistan Penal Code, 1860

 

  1. Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997

 

  1. Control of Narcotic Substances Act, 1997

 

  1. Qanun-e-Shahadat order, 1984

 

  1. The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1947 read with Punjab Anti-Corruption establishment Rules, 2014.

 

  1. Nab, Ordinance 1999.

 

  1. The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act, 2016.

 

  1. Punjab prohibition (Enforcement of Hadd) Order, 1979

 

  1. Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973 (Articles 4.9,10,10-A,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,19, 19-A,20,21, 22,45,143,185, 199,202)

 

  1. Punjab Criminal Prosecution service Act, 2006

 

  1. Code of Conduct for prosecutors publicly available on the website of CPS

 

  1. Charging standards issued by PGP from time to time and publically available on the website of CPS

 

  1. The probation of Offenders Ordinance, 1960

 

  1. West Pakistan Probation of Offenders Rules, 1961

 

  1. The Good Conduct prisoners Probational Release Act, 1926.

 

  1. The Good Conduct prisoners Probational Release Act, 1927.

 

  1. Medical Jurisprudence & Application of forensic Science to Criminal cases.

 

  1. Juvenile Justice System Ordinance, 2000

 

  1. The Punjab Maintenance of Public Order Ordinance, 1960

 

  1. Police Order, 2002 (Articles 18, 111, 114, 134, 135, 136, 137, 155, 156, 157, 167) & police rules, 1934 (Chapters XXV to XXVII)

 

  1. High Court Rules & Orders

 

  1. Supreme Court Rules

 

  1. Drugs Act, 1976

 

  1. Witness Protection Law
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