FPSC takes Tests for Lecturers BS-17 throughout the year. The recruitment process is a little bit lengthy, but very clean and entirely on merit. Successful candidates could be appointed/posted anywhere in Pakistan. The eligibility for the job is MA/MSc (or sixteen-year education) in the relevant Subject with at least second division.

In this article, we will cover the FPSC Lecturer Test Pattern and Updated Syllabus for the year 2019.


FPSC Lecturer Test is divided in 3 sections:

  1. English
    Number of Questions: 20
  2. Subject Test
    Number of Questions: 50
  3. Education
    Number of Questions: 30

Test Pattern for Lecturer test in English & Urdu

For English & Urdu Lecturer Tests, the Test is divided in 2 sections:

  1. Subject Test
    Number of Questions: 70
  2. Education
    Number of Questions: 30

Test Pattern for Lecturer in Education

For Lecturer in Education, the Test is divided in 2 sections:

  1. English Section
    Number of Questions: 20
  2. Education Section (Professional Test)
    Number of Questions: 80

In all the Lecturer Tests:

  • Total Number of Questions (MCQs): 100
  • Time Allowed: 100 minutes
  • Negative Marking: NO

FPSC Lecturer’s Test Guidelines and Information:

Federal Public Service Commission has been established under Federal Government of Pakistan. This federal body is entrusted with the responsibility to select competent and dedicated individuals for various posts under the Federal Government through standardized testing.

The Federal Public Service Commission, from time to time, announces lecturers’ posts in BPS-17 for all subjects on permanent basis for FG Colleges and conducts examination accordingly.

This examination by FPSC for lecturers’ posts comprises 100 MCQs and time duration is 100 minutes. It is pertinent to mention here that no books or notes are available for the preparation of this examination. The candidates are expected to demonstrate their comprehensive knowledge of the subject which they have studied at the MA or MSc level. Therefore, the candidates who are desirous of appearing for lecturer’s post are advised in their own interest to revise and study the syllabus of their particular subject at MA or MSc level.